Orofino, ID Profile: Facts & Data


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Orofino, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Orofino had a population of 3,181 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Orofino is located at latitude 46.4872 and longitude -116.2582 in Clearwater County. The formal boundaries for the City of Orofino (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. Clearwater County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,017 feet.

The City of Orofino (GNIS ID: 2411336) 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 Orofino is located within Nez Perce Division of Clearwater County.

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


Total Population 3,181
Population in Households 2,637
Population in Familes 2,048
Population in Group Qrtrs 544
Population Density2 1,331
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $45,184
Average Household Income $57,590
Per Capita Income $23,847


Total Housing Units 1,335 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 780 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 396 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 159 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $151,008
Average Home Value $188,284


Total Households 1,176
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 724
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 0.19% -0.13%
Households 0.15% -0.12%
Families 0.5% -0.25%
Median Household Income   0.13%
Per Capita Income   0.81%

Orofino, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orofino 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 # 46 80th
Population Density # 79 66th
Diversity Index # 107 53rd
Median Household Income # 119 48th
Per Capita Income # 93 59th

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