Challis is located close to the center of Idaho. Challis is between the Custer, Lemhi county. Challis has 1.85 square miles of land area and 0.03 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Challis population is 1,011, which has grown 11.22% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 23.61% and is about the same as the national average rate of 11.61%. Challis median household income is $33,250 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 11.19% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 25.98% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Challis median house value is $115,300 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 56.87% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 50.99% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Challis is close to the state average in quality. The Challis area code is 208.