Bear Lake County ID Information


Bear Lake County Subdivisions

Bear Lake County ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,013
Daytime Population: Workers 2,091
Daytime Population: Residents 3,446
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,537
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 5,982
Population in Familes 5,161
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $45,020
Average Household Income $56,616
Per Capita Income $21,550


Total Housing Units 4,144 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,815 (43.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 464 (11.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,865 (45.0%)
Median Home Value $151,544
Average Home Value $173,471


Total Households 2,279
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 1,645
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.06% -0.08%
Households -0.01% -0.13%
Families -0.13% -0.21%
Median Household Income   0.37%
Per Capita Income   1.32%


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, 2017 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 # 38 16th
Median Household Income # 14 70th
Per Capita Income # 22 52nd

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