Smelterville, ID 83868 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 83868: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Smelterville, ID 83868

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Shoshone County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.544, Longitude -116.182
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 28
  • PO Box Addresses: 406
  • Residential Addresses: 37
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 37

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Smelterville, ID 83868 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 645
Daytime Population: Workers 383
Daytime Population: Residents 454
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 837
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.30
Population in Households 645
Population in Familes 447
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 163
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $23,390
Average Household Income $42,490
Per Capita Income $20,421


Total Housing Units 388 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 185 (47.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 125 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (20.1%)
Median Home Value $127,083
Average Home Value $151,216


Total Households 310
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 162
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 -1.26% -0.98%
Households -1.19% -0.92%
Families -1.37% -1.14%
Median Household Income   -0.26%
Per Capita Income   1.29%

Smelterville, ID 83868 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 83868 to the other 275 ZIP Codes 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 # 184 33rd
Population Density # 46 84th
Diversity Index # 131 53rd
Median Household Income # 270 2nd
Per Capita Income # 195 29th

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