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The City of Lost River had a population of 59 as of July 1, 2020. Lost River ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Lost River is located at latitude 43.6869 and longitude -113.6146 in Custer County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lost River encompass a land area of 7.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Custer County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,174 feet.
The City of Lost River (GNIS ID: 2410881) has a C9 Census Class Code which indicates an inactive or nonfunctioning incorporated place. It also has a Functional Status Code of "I" which identifies an inactive governmental unit that has the power to provide primary special-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 Lost River is located within Mackay Division of Custer County.
|Total Population||59 (100%)|
|Population in Households||59 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||46 (78.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$54,545|
|Average Household Income||$68,145|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||0%|
|Per Capita Income||$27,993|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||24 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||8 (33.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4 (16.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||12 (50.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$187,500|
|Average Home Value||$200,000|
|Housing Affordability Index3||0|
|Average Household Size||4.92|
|Average Family Size||6|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||4.16%|
|Per Capita Income||2.43%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.0%|
The table below compares Lost River 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||# 214||6th|
|Population Density||# 226||1st|
|Median Household Income||# 75||67th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 14||6th|
|Per Capita Income||# 62||73rd|
|Diversity Index||# 205||10th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Idaho Census Data Comparison Tool.