Downey, ID Profile: Facts & Data

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Downey, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Downey had a population of 680 as of July 1, 2019. Downey ranks in the lower 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 Downey is located at latitude 42.4285 and longitude -112.1244 in Bannock County. The formal boundaries for the City of Downey encompass a land area of 0.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bannock County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,865 feet.

The City of Downey (GNIS ID: 2410353) 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 Downey is located within South Bannock Division of Bannock County.


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Downey, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Downey, ID Housing Affordability Index is 196
State of Idaho Housing Affordability Index is 118
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Downey, ID Wealth Index is 85
State of Idaho Wealth Index is 76
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 680
Population in Households 680
Population in Familes 590
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 695
Diversity Index1 11
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,420
Average Household Income $73,288
Per Capita Income $27,521
Wealth Index3 85

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 309 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 210 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $149,265
Housing Affordability Index2 196
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 277
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 199
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.92% 0.98%
Households 0.9% 0.99%
Families 1.85% 0.79%
Median Household Income   5.74%
Per Capita Income   5.08%

Downey, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Downey to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 118 48th
Population Density # 141 38th
Diversity Index # 211 7th
Median Household Income # 63 73rd
Per Capita Income # 57 75th

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