Gooding, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Gooding, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Gooding had a population of 3,453 as of July 1, 2017. Gooding ranks in the upper 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 Gooding is located at latitude 42.937 and longitude -114.7132 in Gooding County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gooding (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Gooding County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,573 feet.

The City of Gooding (GNIS ID: 2410619) 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 Gooding is located within Gooding Division of Gooding County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gooding population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gooding: Toponis.

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Gooding, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,453
Daytime Population: Workers 2,349
Daytime Population: Residents 2,227
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,576
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.33
Population in Households 3,419
Population in Familes 2,714
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density2 2,339
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $31,270
Average Household Income $43,857
Per Capita Income $17,090


Total Housing Units 1,537 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 820 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 522 (34.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 195 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $92,793
Average Home Value $102,406


Total Households 1,342
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 836
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.45% -0.17%
Households -0.53% -0.22%
Families -0.45% -0.39%
Median Household Income   0.13%
Per Capita Income   1.09%

Gooding, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gooding to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 40 83rd
Population Density # 25 89th
Diversity Index # 47 80th
Median Household Income # 218 4th
Per Capita Income # 201 12th

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