Rathdrum, ID Profile: Facts & Data

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Rathdrum, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Rathdrum had a population of 8,473 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Rathdrum is located at latitude 47.7992 and longitude -116.8911 in Kootenai County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rathdrum (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kootenai County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,211 feet.

The City of Rathdrum (GNIS ID: 2411521) 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 Rathdrum is located within Post Falls-Rathdrum Division of Kootenai County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rathdrum: Westwood.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 8,473
Population in Households 8,473
Population in Familes 7,289
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,626
Diversity Index3 18
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,674
Average Household Income $64,838
Per Capita Income $22,643

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,177 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,055 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 952 (30.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 170 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $197,917
Average Home Value $236,873
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,007
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 2,290
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.46% 2.6%
Households 2.4% 2.49%
Families 2.38% 2.38%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   3.07%

Rathdrum, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rathdrum 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 # 24 90th
Population Density # 62 73rd
Diversity Index # 163 29th
Median Household Income # 47 80th
Per Capita Income # 115 50th

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