Jerome, ID Profile: Facts & Data


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Jerome, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Jerome had a population of 11,556 as of July 1, 2018. Jerome 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 Jerome is located at latitude 42.7241 and longitude -114.5187 in Jerome County. The formal boundaries for the City of Jerome encompass a land area of 5.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jerome County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,763 feet.

The City of Jerome (GNIS ID: 2410140) 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 Jerome is located within Jerome Division of Jerome County.

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Jerome, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 11,556
Population in Households 11,464
Population in Familes 9,627
Population in Group Qrtrs 92
Population Density2 2,094
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $38,716
Average Household Income $50,599
Per Capita Income $17,204


Total Housing Units 4,210 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,457 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,420 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 333 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $131,437
Average Home Value $174,674


Total Households 3,877
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 2,756
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.72% 0.76%
Households 0.59% 0.71%
Families 0.52% 0.6%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   2.03%

Jerome, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jerome to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 21 91st
Population Density # 39 83rd
Diversity Index # 16 93rd
Median Household Income # 171 25th
Per Capita Income # 209 8th

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