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Kamiah, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Kamiah had a population of 1,389 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Kamiah is located at latitude 46.2271 and longitude -116.0293 in Lewis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Kamiah 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kamiah: Qamiyaqh.

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Kamiah, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Kamiah, ID Housing Affordability Index is 152
State of Idaho Housing Affordability Index is 118
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Kamiah, ID Wealth Index is 40
State of Idaho Wealth Index is 76
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,389 (100%)
Population in Households 1,379 (99.3%)
Population in Families 1,029 (74.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 10 ( 0.7%)
Population Density 1,265
Diversity Index2 48
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,916
Average Household Income $47,454
Per Capita Income $21,316
Wealth Index4 40

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 684 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 378 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 260 (38.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $116,333
Housing Affordability Index3 152
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 638
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 360
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.79% 0.79%
Households 0.78% 0.8%
Families 1.18% 0.6%
Median Household Income   0.74%
Per Capita Income   1.5%

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, 2019 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 # 76 67th
Population Density # 88 62nd
Diversity Index # 67 71st
Median Household Income # 212 7th
Per Capita Income # 155 32nd

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