Smelterville, Idaho Population 2021

631
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Smelterville is a city located in Shoshone County Idaho. With a 2020 population of 631, it is the 115th largest city in Idaho and the 12313th largest city in the United States . Smelterville is currently growing at a rate of 0.80% annually and its population has increased by 0.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 627 in 2010. Smelterville reached it's highest population of 631 in 2021. Spanning over 0 miles, Smelterville has a population density of 2,065 people per square mile.

The average household income in Smelterville is $41,702 with a poverty rate of 19.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $753 per month, and the median house value is $68,200. The median age in Smelterville is 43.9 years, 38.9 years for males, and 46.7 years for females.

Smelterville Demographics

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

  • White: 93.09%
  • Native American: 5.15%
  • Two or more races: 1.76%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Smelterville, Idaho is 631 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 616.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 627.

Smelterville, Idaho Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White68793.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native385.15%
Two or More Races131.76%
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Smelterville Population by Race

Smelterville Population Pyramid $2021

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Smelterville Median Age

43.9


Total

38.9


Male

46.7


Female

Smelterville Adults

There are 598 adults, (157 of whom are seniors) in Smelterville.

Smelterville Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Smelterville Sex Ratio

Female

404

54.74%

Male

334

45.26%

Smelterville Population by Age

Smelterville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Smelterville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married66.4%33.6%
All60.5%39.5%
Non Family52.1%47.9%
Female40.9%59.1%

60.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Smelterville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3242.2860.5
Married1372.866.4
Non Family1171.3752.1
Female443.0540.9
Male262.35100

2.68

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Smelterville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade203.71%
9th to 12th Grade7313.54%
High School Graduate22742.12%
Some College15528.76%
Associates Degree397.24%
Bachelors Degree183.34%
Graduate Degree71.30%
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Smelterville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Smelterville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White50741425
Hispanic2323
2+ Races1313
Native American1212

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 4.93%.

Smelterville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,583$32,153$15,729
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$27,143$31,736$15,938
Some College$30,536$53,571$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$29,583

Average Earnings

$32,153

Average Male

$15,729

Average Female

Smelterville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Smelterville Language by Age

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Smelterville Language

98.62% of Smelterville residents speak only English, while 1.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.38% of the population.

Smelterville Language

Smelterville Poverty by Race

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19.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.70%

Male Poverty Rate

25.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Smelterville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Smelterville is White, with 22.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Smelterville is White, with 22.15% 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 27.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.09%.

Smelterville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College25.26%
Less Than 9th Grade17.20%
High School11.89%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Smelterville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed61.11%
Female Employed15.13%
Male Employed1.18%

Smelterville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Smelterville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,667$41,702
Families$39,750$47,220
Married Families$45,179-
Non Families$17,311$26,201
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Income by Household Type

Smelterville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Smelterville Married by Age and Sex

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Smelterville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Smelterville Marital Status by Race

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Smelterville Marital Status

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59

Number of Veterans

59

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam17
Second Gulf War15
First Gulf War7
World War II2
Korea

Smelterville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7417
35 to 5414
55 to 6412
75+8
18 to 348

Smelterville Veterans by Age

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Smelterville Veterans by Race

Smelterville Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Smelterville Veterans by Education

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50.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.3%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Smelterville Employment by Age

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Smelterville Employment by Race

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Smelterville 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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50.54%

Born in Smelterville

98.92%

Native Born

1.08%

Foreign Born

1.08%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.92% of Smelterville residents were born in the United States, with 50.54% having been born in Idaho. 1.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Smelterville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202163150.80%
202062650.81%
201962150.81%
2018616121.99%
201760450.83%
2016599-3-0.50%
201560230.50%
2014599-16-2.60%
2013615-1-0.16%
201261630.49%
2011613-5-0.81%
20106180.00%

Smelterville Population by Year