Coeur d Alene, ID Profile: Facts & Data


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Coeur d Alene, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Coeur d'Alene is the 7th largest city in Idaho with a population of 52,541 as of July 1, 2018. Coeur d Alene ranks in the upper 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 Coeur d Alene is located at latitude 47.7035 and longitude -116.7925 in Kootenai County. The formal boundaries for the City of Coeur d'Alene (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.51 sq. miles. Kootenai County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,188 feet.

The City of Coeur d'Alene (GNIS ID: 2410187) 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 Coeur d'Alene is located within Coeur d'Alene Division of Kootenai County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Coeur d Alene population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Coeur d Alene: Hnch'mqinkwe'.

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Coeur d Alene, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 52,541
Population in Households 51,321
Population in Familes 37,482
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,220
Population Density1 3,370
Diversity Index2 23


Median Household Income $45,473
Average Household Income $62,298
Per Capita Income $26,329


Total Housing Units 23,673 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,264 (47.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,452 (44.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,957 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $220,382
Average Home Value $259,230


Total Households 21,716
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 12,523
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.14% 2.07%
Households 2.03% 2.01%
Families 1.8% 1.83%
Median Household Income   2.98%
Per Capita Income   3.14%

Coeur d Alene, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coeur d Alene 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 # 7 97th
Population Density # 5 98th
Diversity Index # 122 46th
Median Household Income # 114 50th
Per Capita Income # 61 74th

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