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Hamer, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Hamer had a population of 52 as of July 1, 2017. Hamer ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Idaho. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hamer is located at latitude 43.9267 and longitude -112.2064 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hamer (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,803 feet.

The City of Hamer (GNIS ID: 2410692) 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 Hamer is located within Mud Lake-Hamer Division of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hamer 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 Hamer: Sand Hole.

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


Total Population 52
Daytime Population: Workers 31
Daytime Population: Residents 29
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 60
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.15
Population in Households 52
Population in Familes 48
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 257
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $59,733
Per Capita Income $17,463


Total Housing Units 16 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $185,000


Total Households 14
Average Household Size 3.71
Family Households 12
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.54% 0.38%
Households 0.0% 1.39%
Families 1.21% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.4%
Per Capita Income   2.98%

Hamer, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hamer 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 # 217 5th
Population Density # 179 22nd
Diversity Index # 65 72nd
Median Household Income # 191 15th
Per Capita Income # 196 14th

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