Athol, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Athol, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Athol had a population of 837 as of July 1, 2017. Athol ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Athol is located at latitude 47.9446 and longitude -116.7079 in Kootenai County. The formal boundaries for the City of Athol (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kootenai County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,392 feet.

The City of Athol (GNIS ID: 2409748) 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 Athol is located within Spirit Lake-Athol Division of Kootenai County.

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

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


Total Population 837
Daytime Population: Workers 265
Daytime Population: Residents 407
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 672
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 837
Population in Familes 698
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,070
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $53,722
Average Household Income $63,230
Per Capita Income $24,479


Total Housing Units 362 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 279 (77.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $289,286
Average Home Value $297,752


Total Households 337
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 246
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 2.66% 2.72%
Households 2.49% 2.7%
Families 4.73% 2.62%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

Athol, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Athol 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 # 102 56th
Population Density # 99 57th
Diversity Index # 211 7th
Median Household Income # 37 84th
Per Capita Income # 59 74th

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