Bonners Ferry, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bonners Ferry, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Bonners Ferry had a population of 2,585 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Bonners Ferry is located at latitude 48.6906 and longitude -116.32 in Boundary County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bonners Ferry (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Boundary County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,896 feet.

The City of Bonners Ferry (GNIS ID: 2409879) 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 Bonners Ferry is located within Bonners Ferry Division of Boundary County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bonners Ferry 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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Bonners Ferry, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,585
Daytime Population: Workers 1,957
Daytime Population: Residents 1,625
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,582
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.39
Population in Households 2,539
Population in Familes 1,984
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density2 1,058
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $40,449
Average Household Income $51,833
Per Capita Income $21,579


Total Housing Units 1,337 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 747 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 383 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 207 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $170,588
Average Home Value $210,762


Total Households 1,130
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 708
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 0.23% 0.84%
Households 0.16% 0.8%
Families 1.6% 0.72%
Median Household Income   0.16%
Per Capita Income   1.03%

Bonners Ferry, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bonners Ferry 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 # 54 77th
Population Density # 103 55th
Diversity Index # 123 46th
Median Household Income # 144 37th
Per Capita Income # 108 53rd

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