Elmore County ID Information

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Elmore County ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Elmore County ID Housing Affordability Index is 144
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

Elmore County ID Wealth Index is 54
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 27,666 (100%)
Population in Households 27,046 (97.8%)
Population in Families 22,484 (81.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 620 ( 2.2%)
Population Density 9
Diversity Index2 55
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,933
Average Household Income $64,052
Per Capita Income $24,308
Wealth Index4 54

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 12,527 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,450 (43.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,000 (39.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,077 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $166,667
Housing Affordability Index3 144
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,450
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 7,230
Average Family Size 3
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 0.25% 0.43%
Households 0.33% 0.48%
Families 0.14% 0.36%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

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Elmore County ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elmore County to the other 44 counties and county equivalents 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 # 13 73rd
Population Density # 23 50th
Diversity Index # 12 75th
Median Household Income # 20 57th
Per Capita Income # 20 57th

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