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The City of Onaway had a population of 196 as of July 1, 2017. Onaway 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 Onaway is located at latitude 46.9282 and longitude -116.8895 in Latah County. The formal boundaries for the City of Onaway (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Latah County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,621 feet.

The City of Onaway (GNIS ID: 2411322) 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 Onaway is located within Potlatch Division of Latah County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Onaway: Bulltown.

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


Total Population 196
Daytime Population: Workers 10
Daytime Population: Residents 111
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 121
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 196
Population in Familes 157
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,286
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $40,685
Average Household Income $48,980
Per Capita Income $20,660


Total Housing Units 93 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 64 (68.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $126,316
Average Home Value $178,906


Total Households 88
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 59
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 0.65% 0.6%
Households 0.48% 0.45%
Families -0.9% 0.34%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

Onaway, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Onaway 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 # 185 19th
Population Density # 83 64th
Diversity Index # 203 11th
Median Household Income # 138 40th
Per Capita Income # 132 42nd

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