Carey, ID Profile: Facts & Data


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Carey, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Carey had a population of 729 as of July 1, 2018. Carey ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Idaho. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Carey is located at latitude 43.3077 and longitude -113.9448 in Blaine County. The formal boundaries for the City of Carey encompass a land area of 3.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Blaine County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,783 feet.

The City of Carey (GNIS ID: 2409982) 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 Carey is located within Carey Division of Blaine County.

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Carey, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 729
Population in Households 729
Population in Familes 652
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 220
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $56,827
Average Household Income $60,134
Per Capita Income $20,322


Total Housing Units 292 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 153 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $247,857
Average Home Value $343,791


Total Households 235
Average Household Size 3.1
Family Households 180
Average Family Size 4
  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 2.31% 1.9%
Households 2.22% 1.89%
Families 1.75% 1.82%
Median Household Income   0.48%
Per Capita Income   1.47%

Carey, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carey 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 # 113 51st
Population Density # 187 18th
Diversity Index # 66 71st
Median Household Income # 39 83rd
Per Capita Income # 160 30th

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