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The City of Bancroft had a population of 395 as of July 1, 2021.

The primary coordinate point for Bancroft is located at latitude 42.7202 and longitude -111.8858 in Caribou County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bancroft encompass a land area of 0.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Caribou County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,423 feet.

The City of Bancroft 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 Bancroft is located within Bancroft Division of Caribou County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bancroft: Dolbeer.

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Bancroft, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 395 (100%)
Population in Households 395 (100.0%)
Population in Families 350 (88.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 649
Diversity Index2 22


Median Household Income $55,271
Average Household Income $79,427
% of Income for Mortgage4 14%
Per Capita Income $27,873
Wealth Index5 87


Total HU (Housing Units) 172 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 119 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $185,526
Average Home Value $190,756
Housing Affordability Index3 183


Total Households 147
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 114
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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.88% 0.85%
Households 0.96% 0.93%
Families 1.26% 0.69%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
Owner Occupied HU   0.99%

Bancroft, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bancroft to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 153 33rd
Population Density # 147 36th
Median Household Income # 106 54th
Housing Affordability Index # 178 78th
Per Capita Income # 86 63rd
Diversity Index # 135 41st

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