Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 83246: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246

Acceptable Alternative
Lava Hot Spgs, ID 83246

Not Acceptable, USPS
Topaz, ID 83246

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 69
  • Single Family Addresses: 195
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Bannock County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.609, Longitude -112.027
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 969
Population in Households 960
Population in Familes 761
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 8
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 442
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 274
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 740 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 347 (46.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 95 (12.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 298 (40.3%)
Median Home Value $189,925
Average Home Value $218,012


Median Household Income $51,092
Average Household Income $61,341
Per Capita Income $28,222
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.02% -0.04%
Households -0.04% -0.14%
Families -0.29% -0.22%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
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.

Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 83246 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 # 161 42nd
Population Density1 # 166 40th
Diversity Index2 # 220 21st
Median Household Income # 57 80th
Per Capita Income # 39 86th

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