Idaho Population, Area, and Density
The population of Idaho is 1,634,464 people based on the U.S. Census Bureau's 2014 estimate. Idaho is ranked number 40 out of 56 U.S. States and Territories in terms of highest population. This is 71.6% below the national average of 5,763,868 people.
The total area in Idaho is 83,569.1 square miles. There state is 98.9% land and 1.1% water. The population density in Idaho is 19.8 people per square mile (50th out of 56).
Population Density CalculationPopulation Density = Total Population ÷ Total Land Area
Population Density = 1,634,464 people ÷ 82,643.2 sq mi
Population Density = 19.8 people per sq mile
|Population||1,634,464 (40th out of 56)||1,567,582 (40th out of 56)||1,293,953 (40th out of 56)|
|Difference||71.6% below avg||71.9% below avg||74.6% below avg|
|Total Area||83,569.1 mi2||216,443 km2||53,484,148 acres||(14th out of 56)|
|Land Area||82,643.2 mi2||214,045 km2||52,891,590 acres||(98.9%)|
|Water Area||925.9 mi2||2,398 km2||592,558 acres||(1.1%)|
|National Average||4,821.4 mi2||12,487 km2||3,085,666 acres|
|Density (people per sq mi)||19.8 (50th out of 56)||19.0 (50th out of 56)||15.7 (51st out of 56)|
|Average (people per sq mi)||434.9||415.6||398.2|
|Difference||95.4% below avg||95.4% below avg||96.1% below avg|