Also See: Challis, ID ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Challis had a population of 1,127 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Challis is located at latitude 44.5046 and longitude -114.2317 in Custer County. The formal boundaries for the City of Challis encompass a land area of 1.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Custer County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,253 feet.
The City of Challis (GNIS ID: 2409432) 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 Challis is located within Challis Division of Custer County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Challis: Garden City.
|Total Population||1,127 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,125 (99.8%)|
|Population in Families||883 (78.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||2 ( 0.2%)|
|Median Household Income||$36,437|
|Average Household Income||$48,660|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||21%|
|Per Capita Income||$21,837|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||635 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||363 (57.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||169 (26.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||103 (16.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$185,169|
|Average Home Value||$220,937|
|Housing Affordability Index3||128|
|Average Household Size||2.11|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.34%|
|Per Capita Income||1.08%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.22%|
The table below compares Challis to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 87||62nd|
|Population Density||# 156||32nd|
|Median Household Income||# 206||10th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 79||35th|
|Per Capita Income||# 149||35th|
|Diversity Index||# 153||34th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Idaho Census Data Comparison Tool.