Bear Lake County ID Information


Bear Lake County Subdivisions

Bear Lake County ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,013
Population in Households 5,982
Population in Familes 5,176
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density1 6
Diversity Index2 17


Median Household Income $47,277
Average Household Income $58,626
Per Capita Income $22,546


Total Housing Units 4,055 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,775 (43.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 528 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,752 (43.2%)
Median Home Value $156,466
Average Home Value $174,324


Total Households 2,303
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 1,655
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.05% 0.12%
Households 0.12% 0.16%
Families -0.04% 0.05%
Median Household Income   0.94%
Per Capita Income   1.63%


Bear Lake County ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bear Lake County to the other 44 counties and county equivalents 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 # 36 20th
Population Density # 28 39th
Diversity Index # 40 11th
Median Household Income # 18 61st
Per Capita Income # 23 50th

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