Council is a city in and the county seat of Adams County, Idaho, United States. The population was 816 at the 2000 census. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 sq km), all of it land. As of the census of 2000, there were 816 people, 339 households, and 223 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,121.5 people per square mile (431.6/sq km). There were 425 housing units at an average density of 584.1 per square mile (224.8/aq km). The racial makeup of the city was 96.57% White, 1.72% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 0.12% from other races, and 1.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.59% of the population.