Census 2010: Idaho › Bear Lake County

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Bear Lake County

Square miles: 1,049.4 Population per sq. mile: 6.1

  • 2010 population: 5,986
  • 2000 population: 6,411
  • Total change: -425 (-6.6%)

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2010 population by race/ethnicity

Diversity Index: 10.8%
The USA TODAY Diversity Index represents the probability that two people from this area will have different ethnic backgrounds. A higher number reflects a more ethnically diverse population.

Age breakdown Median: 40.5 years old

Bear Lake County population

Race/ethnicity2010 population2010 percentage2000 population2000 percentage2000-2010 change
White5,76796.3%6,26197.7%-7.9%
Black60.1%60.1%0.0%
American Indian/Alaska Native290.5%340.5%-14.7%
Asian220.4%50.1%340.0%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander10.0%30.0%-66.7%
Other race971.6%691.1%40.6%
Two or more races641.1%330.5%93.9%
Total5,986100%6,411100%-6.6%
*Hispanic origin2163.6%1542.4%40.3%

*Residents of Hispanic origin can be of any race.

Ages 0-17

Population: 1,640 (27.3%)

Diversity Index: 20.8%

Ages 18+

Population: 4,350 (72.7%)

Diversity Index: 11.0%

Race/ethnicityAges 0-17% of 0-17 totalAges 18+% of 18+ total
White1,55094.5%4,21796.9%
Black30.2%30.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native100.6%190.4%
Asian70.4%150.3%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander00.0%10.0%
Other race392.4%581.3%
Two or more races271.7%370.9%
Total1,640100%4,350100%
*Hispanic origin996.0%1172.7%

*Residents of Hispanic origin can be of any race.

Gender
Male2010
Population2,972 (49.6%)
Median age40
Female2010
Population3,014 (50.4%)
Median age41
Age breakdown by gender
AgePopulation% of totalMale% of male totalFemale% of female total
Under 1087114.6%43414.6%43714.5%
10 to 19 years89615.0%44414.9%45215.0%
20 to 29 years5288.8%2789.3%2508.3%
30 to 39 years66911.2%33111.1%33811.2%
40 to 49 years66911.2%32410.9%34511.4%
50 to 59 years86114.4%44615.0%41513.8%
60 to 69 years73712.3%36912.4%36812.2%
70 to 79 years4587.6%2167.3%2428.0%
80 and older2975.0%1304.4%1675.5%
Total5,986100%2,972100%3,014100%

*Residents of Hispanic origin can be of any race.

Housing Units
Owner-occupied2010
Population4,909
Avg. household size2.7
Renter-occupied2010
Population1,046
Avg. household size2.5
Vacancies
Vacancy Rate2010
Owner-occupied properties4.7%
Renter-occupied properties15.8%
Overall vacancy rate41.7%
Housing Units2010% of total
Occupied2,28158.3%
Vacant1,633 41.7%
For rent812.1%
Rented, but unoccupied50.1%
For sale922.4%
Sold, but unoccupied150.4%
Seasonal use only1,22631.3%
Other vacant units2145.5%
Total3,914100%
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Credits: Ryan Pitts, Mike Tigas Special thanks: USA Today Census team