Cobalt, ID 83229 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 83229: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cobalt, ID 83229

Acceptable Alternative
Challis, ID 83229

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 0
  • Single Family Addresses: 1
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Lemhi County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.112, Longitude -114.436
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Cobalt, ID 83229 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 56
Population in Households 56
Population in Familes 45
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 0
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 23
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 15
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 102 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18 (17.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 ( 4.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (77.5%)
Median Home Value $150,000
Average Home Value $168,056


Median Household Income $36,896
Average Household Income $51,330
Per Capita Income $21,082
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 0.0%
Households 0.71% 0.0%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.16%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
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.

Cobalt, ID 83229 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 83229 to the other 276 ZIP Codes 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 # 261 5th
Population Density1 # 267 1st
Diversity Index2 # 250 10th
Median Household Income # 228 18th
Per Capita Income # 160 42nd

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