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Clark Fork, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Clark Fork had a population of 589 as of July 1, 2020. Clark Fork ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Clark Fork is located at latitude 48.1452 and longitude -116.1757 in Bonner County. The formal boundaries for the City of Clark Fork encompass a land area of 0.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bonner County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,087 feet.

The City of Clark Fork (GNIS ID: 2409468) 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 Clark Fork is located within Clark Fork Division of Bonner County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Clark Fork: Clarks Fork, Hnch''mtsi.


Clark Fork, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 589 (100%)
Population in Households 589 (100.0%)
Population in Families 450 (76.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 598
Diversity Index2 13


Median Household Income $26,869
Average Household Income $38,854
% of Income for Mortgage4 25%
Per Capita Income $18,473
Wealth Index5 30


Total HU (Housing Units) 350 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 220 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 68 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $158,654
Average Home Value $202,055
Housing Affordability Index3 111


Total Households 288
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 169
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.92% 0.93%
Households 1.0% 1.02%
Families 2.0% 0.7%
Median Household Income   4.33%
Per Capita Income   2.72%
Owner Occupied HU   0.89%


Clark Fork, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clark Fork to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 127 44th
Population Density # 153 33rd
Median Household Income # 225 1st
Housing Affordability Index # 50 22nd
Per Capita Income # 203 11th
Diversity Index # 202 11th

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