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Elk River, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Elk River had a population of 127 as of July 1, 2019. Elk River 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 Elk River is located at latitude 46.7835 and longitude -116.1799 in Clearwater County. The formal boundaries for the City of Elk River encompass a land area of 0.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Clearwater County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,848 feet.

The City of Elk River (GNIS ID: 2410427) 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 Elk River is located within Elk River Division of Clearwater County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Elk River: Trumbull.

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Elk River, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Elk River, ID Housing Affordability Index is 113
State of Idaho Housing Affordability Index is 118
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Elk River, ID Wealth Index is 40
State of Idaho Wealth Index is 76
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 127 (100%)
Population in Households 127 (100.0%)
Population in Families 102 (80.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 876
Diversity Index2 8
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,971
Average Household Income $44,692
Per Capita Income $22,542
Wealth Index4 40

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 160 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 55 (34.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 ( 6.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 93 (58.1%)
Median Home Value $144,643
Housing Affordability Index3 113
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 67
Average Household Size 1.9
Family Households 43
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  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 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.
  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 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.17% 0.31%
Households 0.33% 0.3%
Families 3.6% 0.46%
Median Household Income   0.77%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

Elk River, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elk River to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 202 11th
Population Density # 121 47th
Diversity Index # 222 3rd
Median Household Income # 220 4th
Per Capita Income # 128 44th

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