Shoshone, ID Profile: Facts & Data


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Shoshone, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Shoshone had a population of 1,517 as of July 1, 2018. Shoshone ranks in the upper 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 Shoshone is located at latitude 42.9364 and longitude -114.4049 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the City of Shoshone (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,963 feet.

The City of Shoshone (GNIS ID: 2411894) 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 Shoshone is located within Shoshone Division of Lincoln County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Shoshone: Bottoms, Naples.

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


Total Population 1,517
Population in Households 1,505
Population in Familes 1,284
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 1,328
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $44,468
Average Household Income $57,130
Per Capita Income $18,785


Total Housing Units 670 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 341 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 207 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 121 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $152,431
Average Home Value $209,548


Total Households 549
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 395
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.46% -0.25%
Households 0.16% -0.59%
Families 1.51% -0.67%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   1.92%

Shoshone, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shoshone 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 # 73 68th
Population Density # 80 65th
Diversity Index # 18 93rd
Median Household Income # 125 45th
Per Capita Income # 188 18th

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