New Meadows, ID Profile: Facts & Data


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New Meadows, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of New Meadows had a population of 491 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for New Meadows is located at latitude 44.9713 and longitude -116.284 in Adams County. The formal boundaries for the City of New Meadows encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Adams County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,868 feet.

The City of New Meadows (GNIS ID: 2411234) 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 New Meadows is located within New Meadows Division of Adams County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for New Meadows: Whites Mail Station.

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New Meadows, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 491
Population in Households 490
Population in Familes 400
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 916
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $39,107
Average Household Income $57,319
Per Capita Income $24,317


Total Housing Units 264 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 153 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 (25.4%)
Median Home Value $219,355
Average Home Value $302,110


Total Households 197
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 137
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.12% 0.4%
Households -0.24% 0.3%
Families 0.09% 0.15%
Median Household Income   0.29%
Per Capita Income   0.68%

New Meadows, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Meadows to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 139 39th
Population Density # 113 51st
Diversity Index # 145 37th
Median Household Income # 166 27th
Per Capita Income # 83 64th

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