Spirit Lake, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Spirit Lake, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Spirit Lake had a population of 2,278 as of July 1, 2018. Spirit Lake 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 Spirit Lake is located at latitude 47.9658 and longitude -116.8699 in Kootenai County. The formal boundaries for the City of Spirit Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kootenai County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,569 feet.

The City of Spirit Lake (GNIS ID: 2411953) 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 Spirit Lake is located within Spirit Lake-Athol Division of Kootenai County.

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

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


Total Population 2,278
Population in Households 2,278
Population in Familes 1,943
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 898
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $54,656
Average Household Income $69,026
Per Capita Income $25,642


Total Housing Units 921 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 679 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 177 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $256,250
Average Home Value $293,566


Total Households 855
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 633
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 1.96% 2.1%
Households 1.82% 2.0%
Families 2.2% 1.89%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   3.24%

Spirit Lake, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Spirit Lake 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 # 61 74th
Population Density # 118 48th
Diversity Index # 176 23rd
Median Household Income # 48 79th
Per Capita Income # 65 72nd

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