Lava Hot Springs, ID Profile: Facts & Data


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Lava Hot Springs, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Lava Hot Springs had a population of 414 as of July 1, 2018. Lava Hot Springs 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 Lava Hot Springs is located at latitude 42.6194 and longitude -112.0111 in Bannock County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lava Hot Springs encompass a land area of 0.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Bannock County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,020 feet.

The City of Lava Hot Springs (GNIS ID: 2411635) 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 Lava Hot Springs is located within South Bannock Division of Bannock County.

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Lava Hot Springs, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 414
Population in Households 410
Population in Familes 324
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 613
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $53,695
Average Household Income $66,996
Per Capita Income $29,646


Total Housing Units 317 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 172 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 105 (33.1%)
Median Home Value $235,484
Average Home Value $255,378


Total Households 212
Average Household Size 1.93
Family Households 130
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.21% 0.29%
Households 0.17% 0.28%
Families 2.74% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.96%

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

The table below compares Lava Hot Springs 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 # 149 35th
Population Density # 148 35th
Diversity Index # 187 18th
Median Household Income # 56 76th
Per Capita Income # 35 85th

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