Weiser, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Weiser, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Weiser is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Washington County at latitude 44.257 and longitude -116.9703. Washington County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,129 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Weiser, but most people and references simply refer to it as Weiser, Idaho.

The P1 Census Class Code for Weiser indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Weiser, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 5,419
Population in Households 5,314
Population in Familes 4,288
Population in Group Qrtrs 105
Population Density1 1,605
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 2,135
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 1,392
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,367 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,362 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 773 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 232 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $81,595
Average Home Value $106,815


Median Household Income $33,431
Average Household Income $46,963
Per Capita Income $18,452
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.38% -0.42%
Households -0.25% -0.27%
Families -0.07% -0.36%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 59 74th
Diversity Index2 # 30 87th
Median Household Income # 212 7th
Per Capita Income # 170 26th

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