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Ketchum, Idaho - Basic Facts

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The City of Ketchum had a population of 2,573 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Ketchum is located at latitude 43.6872 and longitude -114.3725 in Blaine County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ketchum (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Blaine County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,853 feet.

The City of Ketchum (GNIS ID: 2411539) 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 Ketchum is located within Ketchum Division of Blaine County.

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

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


Total Population 2,573
Daytime Population: Workers 5,466
Daytime Population: Residents 941
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,407
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.49
Population in Households 2,573
Population in Familes 1,519
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 799
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $58,237
Average Household Income $85,842
Per Capita Income $43,870


Total Housing Units 3,591 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 810 (22.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 566 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,216 (61.7%)
Median Home Value $812,764
Average Home Value $814,370


Total Households 1,375
Average Household Size 1.87
Family Households 596
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 -0.75% -0.41%
Households -0.71% -0.41%
Families 0.19% -0.68%
Median Household Income   3.5%
Per Capita Income   3.6%

Ketchum, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ketchum 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 # 56 76th
Population Density # 127 44th
Diversity Index # 85 63rd
Median Household Income # 23 90th
Per Capita Income # 2 100th

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