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Kamiah, Idaho - Basic Facts

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The City of Kamiah had a population of 1,308 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Kamiah is located at latitude 46.2268 and longitude -116.0283 in Lewis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Kamiah (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Lewis County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,240 feet.

The City of Kamiah (GNIS ID: 2410163) 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 Kamiah is located within Kamiah Division of Lewis County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kamiah 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 Kamiah: Qamiyaqh.

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


Total Population 1,308
Daytime Population: Workers 936
Daytime Population: Residents 758
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,694
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.30
Population in Households 1,297
Population in Familes 970
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 1,209
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $30,091
Average Household Income $39,966
Per Capita Income $18,139


Total Housing Units 660 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 351 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 252 (38.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $122,188
Average Home Value $123,362


Total Households 604
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 345
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 0.14% -0.23%
Households 0.18% -0.2%
Families 0.83% -0.29%
Median Household Income   0.14%
Per Capita Income   1.28%

Kamiah, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kamiah 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 # 77 67th
Population Density # 89 61st
Diversity Index # 74 68th
Median Household Income # 220 4th
Per Capita Income # 186 19th

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