Basalt, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Basalt, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Basalt had a population of 423 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Basalt is located at latitude 43.3143 and longitude -112.165 in Bingham County. The formal boundaries for the City of Basalt (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bingham County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,590 feet.

The City of Basalt (GNIS ID: 2409794) 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 Basalt is located within Firth Division of Bingham County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Basalt population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Basalt: Cedar Point, Monroe.

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Basalt, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 423
Daytime Population: Workers 85
Daytime Population: Residents 221
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 306
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 423
Population in Familes 378
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,433
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $44,645
Average Household Income $53,550
Per Capita Income $18,545


Total Housing Units 151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 112 (74.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $118,478
Average Home Value $159,234


Total Households 142
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 110
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 0.98% 0.28%
Households 1.01% 0.28%
Families 0.25% 0.36%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Basalt, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Basalt to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 148 35th
Population Density # 73 68th
Diversity Index # 73 68th
Median Household Income # 101 56th
Per Capita Income # 178 22nd

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