Weiser, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Weiser, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Weiser had a population of 5,364 as of July 1, 2015. Weiser ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Weiser is located at latitude 44.257 and longitude -116.9703 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the City of Weiser (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,129 feet.

The City of Weiser 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Weiser population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Weiser, ID Boundary Map

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Weiser, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,364
Population in Households 5,259
Population in Familes 4,242
Population in Group Qrtrs 105
Population Density1 1,588
Diversity Index2 62
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,121
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 1,382
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,375 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,346 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 775 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 254 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $89,254
Average Home Value $118,922
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,586
Average Household Income $50,472
Per Capita Income $19,886
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.5% -0.55%
Households -0.33% -0.42%
Families -0.19% -0.5%
Median Household Income   3.54%
Per Capita Income   2.78%
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.

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Weiser, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Weiser to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 31 87th
Population Density1 # 60 74th
Diversity Index2 # 27 89th
Median Household Income # 188 18th
Per Capita Income # 135 41st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Idaho Census Data Comparison Tool.