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Blackfoot, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Blackfoot had a population of 12,221 as of July 1, 2019. Blackfoot ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Blackfoot is located at latitude 43.1905 and longitude -112.345 in Bingham County. The formal boundaries for the City of Blackfoot encompass a land area of 5.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.24 sq. miles. Bingham County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,498 feet.

The City of Blackfoot (GNIS ID: 2409857) 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 Blackfoot is located within Blackfoot Division of Bingham County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Blackfoot, ID Housing Affordability Index is 160
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

Blackfoot, ID Wealth Index is 54
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 12,221
Population in Households 12,035
Population in Familes 10,121
Population in Group Qrtrs 186
Population Density 2,065
Diversity Index1 53
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,784
Average Household Income $58,262
Per Capita Income $21,114
Wealth Index3 54

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,701 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,504 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,854 (39.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 344 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $140,379
Housing Affordability Index2 160
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,357
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 3,015
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 0.35% 0.45%
Households 0.38% 0.48%
Families 0.29% 0.36%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Blackfoot, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blackfoot 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 # 20 92nd
Population Density # 44 81st
Diversity Index # 53 77th
Median Household Income # 156 32nd
Per Capita Income # 160 30th

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