Bonners Ferry, ID Profile: Facts & Data


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Bonners Ferry, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Bonners Ferry had a population of 2,919 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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


Total Population 2,919
Population in Households 2,874
Population in Familes 2,252
Population in Group Qrtrs 45
Population Density2 1,194
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $40,222
Average Household Income $52,441
Per Capita Income $22,183


Total Housing Units 1,452 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 775 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 514 (35.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 163 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $174,038
Average Home Value $214,548


Total Households 1,289
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 801
Average Family Size 3
  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 1.69% 1.64%
Households 1.75% 1.69%
Families 2.93% 1.55%
Median Household Income   0.6%
Per Capita Income   1.09%

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, 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 # 50 78th
Population Density # 91 60th
Diversity Index # 109 52nd
Median Household Income # 159 30th
Per Capita Income # 122 47th

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