Rupert, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rupert, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Rupert had a population of 5,495 as of July 1, 2017. Rupert ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Rupert is located at latitude 42.619 and longitude -113.6739 in Minidoka County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rupert (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Minidoka County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,157 feet.

The City of Rupert (GNIS ID: 2411016) 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 Rupert is located within Rupert Division of Minidoka County.

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

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


Total Population 5,495
Daytime Population: Workers 2,656
Daytime Population: Residents 2,944
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,600
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 5,445
Population in Familes 4,590
Population in Group Qrtrs 50
Population Density2 2,657
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $38,674
Average Household Income $54,103
Per Capita Income $19,942


Total Housing Units 2,211 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,354 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 659 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 198 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $94,779
Average Home Value $124,299


Total Households 2,013
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 1,411
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 -0.12% 0.0%
Households -0.05% 0.04%
Families 0.17% -0.07%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   3.23%

Rupert, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rupert 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 # 31 87th
Population Density # 16 93rd
Diversity Index # 13 95th
Median Household Income # 158 31st
Per Capita Income # 144 37th

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