Canyon County ID Information


Canyon County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 219,926
Population in Households 216,552
Population in Familes 185,183
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,374
Population Density2 374
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $47,954
Average Household Income $59,883
Per Capita Income $20,264


Total Housing Units 79,155 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50,029 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 23,014 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,112 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $170,645
Average Home Value $201,347


Total Households 73,043
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 53,807
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 1.86% 1.92%
Households 1.69% 1.83%
Families 1.53% 1.73%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.97%


Canyon County ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Canyon County to the other 44 counties and county equivalents 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 # 2 98th
Population Density # 2 98th
Diversity Index # 9 82nd
Median Household Income # 15 68th
Per Capita Income # 36 20th

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