Buhl, ID Profile: Facts & Data


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Buhl, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Buhl had a population of 4,452 as of July 1, 2018. Buhl 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 Buhl is located at latitude 42.5983 and longitude -114.7596 in Twin Falls County. The formal boundaries for the City of Buhl (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Twin Falls County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,770 feet.

The City of Buhl (GNIS ID: 2409935) 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 Buhl is located within Buhl Division of Twin Falls County.

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


Total Population 4,452
Population in Households 4,413
Population in Familes 3,607
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density2 2,397
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $37,706
Average Household Income $50,332
Per Capita Income $19,583


Total Housing Units 1,898 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,208 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 507 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 183 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $105,000
Average Home Value $155,335


Total Households 1,715
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 1,105
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 0.94% 1.17%
Households 0.88% 1.14%
Families 0.87% 0.98%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

Buhl, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buhl 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 # 35 85th
Population Density # 24 90th
Diversity Index # 25 89th
Median Household Income # 183 20th
Per Capita Income # 180 21st

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