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Filer, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Filer had a population of 2,686 as of July 1, 2016. Filer ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Idaho. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Filer is located at latitude 42.5676 and longitude -114.6111 in Twin Falls County. The formal boundaries for the City of Filer (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Twin Falls County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,766 feet.

The City of Filer (GNIS ID: 2410503) 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 Filer is located within Filer Division of Twin Falls County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Filer 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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Filer, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,686
Population in Households 2,686
Population in Familes 2,216
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,567
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 1,002
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 667
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,065 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 688 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 313 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $124,231
Average Home Value $152,183


Median Household Income $36,967
Average Household Income $44,567
Per Capita Income $17,325
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.1% 1.29%
Households 0.84% 1.09%
Families 0.34% 0.97%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
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.

Filer, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Filer 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 # 51 78th
Population Density1 # 17 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 89 61st
Median Household Income # 177 22nd
Per Capita Income # 191 16th

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