Challis, Idaho Population 2021

1,115
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Challis Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Challis was:

  • White: 95.25%
  • Two or more races: 3.30%
  • Native American: 0.92%
  • Other race: 0.53%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Challis, Idaho is 1,115based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,079.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,081.

Challis, Idaho Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White72295.25%
Two or More Races253.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.92%
Some Other Race40.53%
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Challis Population By Race

Challis Population Pyramid 2021

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Challis Median Age

45.1


Total

52.7


Male

43.5


Female

Challis Adults

There are 602 adults, (132 of whom are seniors) in Challis.

Challis Age Dependency

61.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Challis Sex Ratio

Mujer

411

54.22%

Masculino

347

45.78%

Challis Population by Age

Challis Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Challis Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Masculino100%0%
Married81.4%18.6%
All51%49%
Non Family42.2%57.8%
Mujer14%86%

51.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Challis Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3841.9251
Non Family2301.0542.2
Married972.8281.4
Mujer434.2814
Masculino142.79100

3.16

Average Family Size

1.92

Average Household Size

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Challis Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade7012.01%
High School Graduate12821.96%
Some College14424.70%
Associates Degree8113.89%
Bachelors Degree14925.56%
Graduate Degree111.89%
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Challis Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Challis Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White492423160
Hispanic6363
2+ Races2525
Native American76
Other Race44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 32.52%.

Challis Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$20,430$20,476$20,406
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$17,396$16,771$18,194
Some College$20,969$$20,699
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$115,833$$

$20,430

Average Earnings

$20,476

Average Male

$20,406

Average Female

Challis Earnings by Educational Attainment

Challis Language by Age

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Challis Language

98.07% of Challis residents speak only English, while 1.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.93% of the population.

Challis Language

Challis Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White64917827.43%
Multiple2525100.00%
Hispanic652030.77%

30.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.71%

Male Poverty Rate

28.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Challis

The race most likely to be in poverty in Challis is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Challis is White, with 27.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.81%.

Challis Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School37.61%
Some College32.29%
Less Than 9th Grade15.63%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Challis Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed17.74%
Male Employed0.00%

Challis Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Challis Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$25,956$35,332
Families$46,607$48,196
Married Families$54,875-
Non Families$20,588$26,496
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Income by Household Type

Challis Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

36.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Challis Married by Age and Sex

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Challis Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Challis Marital Status by Race

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Challis Marital Status

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103

Number of Veterans

97

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam73
First Gulf War14
Second Gulf War7
Korea4
World War II

Challis Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7454
35 to 5426
55 to 6419
75+4
18 to 34

Challis Veterans by Age

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Challis Veterans by Race

Challis Veterans by Education

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4.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Challis Veterans by Education

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47.3%

Labor Force Participation

43.9%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Challis Employment by Age

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Challis Employment by Race

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Challis Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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37.99%

Born in Challis

98.81%

Native Born

1.19%

Foreign Born

1.19%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.81% of Challis residents were born in the United States, with 37.99% having been born in Idaho. 1.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Challis Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,115121.09%
20201,103121.10%
20191,091121.11%
20181,079282.66%
20171,051141.35%
20161,03760.58%
20151,031-19-1.81%
20141,050-24-2.23%
20131,074-23-2.10%
20121,09720.18%
20111,095-2-0.18%
20101,0970.00%

Challis Population by Year