Salmon, ID Profile: Facts & Data

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Salmon, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Salmon had a population of 3,197 as of July 1, 2018. Salmon 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 Salmon is located at latitude 45.1744 and longitude -113.8948 in Lemhi County. The formal boundaries for the City of Salmon (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Lemhi County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,944 feet.

The City of Salmon (GNIS ID: 2411770) 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 Salmon is located within Salmon Division of Lemhi County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Salmon: Salmon City.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 3,197
Population in Households 3,166
Population in Familes 2,413
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density2 1,313
Diversity Index3 15
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,063
Average Household Income $52,982
Per Capita Income $24,548

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,695 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 999 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 471 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 225 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $175,854
Average Home Value $213,803
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,470
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 869
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 0.33% 0.33%
Households 0.42% 0.36%
Families 0.9% 0.18%
Median Household Income   0.73%
Per Capita Income   1.44%

Salmon, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Salmon 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 # 45 81st
Population Density # 82 64th
Diversity Index # 184 19th
Median Household Income # 179 22nd
Per Capita Income # 78 66th

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