Buhl, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Buhl, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Buhl had a population of 4,337 as of July 1, 2016. Buhl ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Idaho. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Buhl is located at latitude 42.5983 and longitude -114.7596 in Twin Falls County. The formal boundaries for the City of Buhl (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Twin Falls County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,770 feet.

The City of Buhl (GNIS ID: 2409935) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Idaho is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Buhl is located within Buhl Division of Twin Falls County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Buhl population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Buhl, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,337
Population in Households 4,298
Population in Familes 3,518
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density1 2,335
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 1,663
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 1,081
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,845 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,114 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 549 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 182 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $98,684
Average Home Value $138,500


Median Household Income $34,626
Average Household Income $46,434
Per Capita Income $17,986
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.82% 1.13%
Households 0.66% 1.0%
Families 0.79% 0.87%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Buhl, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buhl to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 36 85th
Population Density1 # 25 89th
Diversity Index2 # 27 89th
Median Household Income # 196 14th
Per Capita Income # 183 20th

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