Idaho County, ID

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2022 Population
16,787
1.78% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Crapo
Republican Party
US Senator
Jim Risch
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
49.5
1.2% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
10.4%
11.9% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$54,745
15.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$258,900
21.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Idaho County, ID had a population of 16.8k people with a median age of 49.5 and a median household income of $54,745. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Idaho County, ID grew from 16,494 to 16,787, a 1.78% increase and its median household income grew from $47,508 to $54,745, a 15.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Idaho County, ID are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.2%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (3.08%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.45%), White (Hispanic) (2.15%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.81%).

None of the households in Idaho County, ID reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.3% of the residents in Idaho County, ID are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Idaho County, ID was $258,900, and the homeownership rate was 78.3%.

Most people in Idaho County, ID drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Idaho County, ID was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Idaho County, ID is home to a population of 16.8k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.78% of Idaho County, ID residents were born outside of the country (299 people).

In 2022, there were 29.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15.1k people) in Idaho County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 517 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 412 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.3%
2022 Citizenship
99.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.3% of Idaho County, ID residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Idaho County, ID was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Idaho County, ID
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    15.1k ± 42
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    517 ± 116
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    412 ± 124
3.67%
Hispanic Population
616 people

In 2022, there were 29.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15.1k people) in Idaho County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 517 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 412 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.67% of the people in Idaho County, ID are hispanic (616 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Idaho County, ID as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.78%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
299 people
1.53%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
252 people

As of 2022, 1.78% of Idaho County, ID residents (299 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Idaho County, ID was 1.53%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    667 ± 115
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    152 ± 70
  3. Korea
    112 ± 59

Idaho County, ID has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.39 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Idaho County, ID employs 6.59k people. The largest industries in Idaho County, ID are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,025 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (727 people), and Manufacturing (659 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($162,955), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($75,625), and Manufacturing ($57,316).

Occupations

6.59k
2022 Value
± 575
1.82%
1 Year growth
± 11.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Idaho County, ID grew at a rate of 1.82%, from 6.47k employees to 6.59k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Idaho County, ID, are Management Occupations (876 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (842 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (456 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Idaho County, ID.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Idaho (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industries

6.59k
2022 Value
± 575
1.82%
1 Year growth
± 11.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Idaho County, ID grew at a rate of 1.82%, from 6.47k employees to 6.59k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Idaho County, ID, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,025 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (727 people), and Manufacturing (659 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Idaho County, ID, though some of these residents may live in Idaho County, ID and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,302
Median earning men ± $3,941
$29,007
Median earning women ± $2,337

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($69,083), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($61,750), and Manufacturing ($59,000).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($47,917), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($45,750), and Public Administration ($41,167).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.01%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 836k people employed in Idaho. This represents a 3.01% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 8.06%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Idaho.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 118
    Manufacturing
  2. 106
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 89
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Idaho County, ID went to Donald J. Trump with 81.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (16.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.23%).

Mike Crapo and Jim Risch are the senators currently representing the state of Idaho. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Idaho is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Idaho

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Mike Crapo
Senator from Idaho3
Assumed office on January 3, 1999
Jim Risch
Senator from Idaho2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009

Mike Crapo and Jim Risch are the senators currently representing Idaho.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Idaho over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Idaho

Idaho is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Idaho have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.722% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.698% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (392k), Some college (372k), and Bachelors Degree (254k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Idaho County, ID was $258,900 in 2022, which is 0.918 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $213,000 to $258,900, a 21.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Idaho County, ID is 78.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Idaho County, ID have an average commute time of 18.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Idaho County, ID is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Idaho County, ID is $54,745. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Idaho County, ID was Census Tract 9603 with a value of $62,143, followed by Census Tract 9400 and Census Tract 9604, with respective values of $55,957 and $55,588.

Property

$258,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$14,527
$5,170
Median Property Taxes
±$415

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Idaho County, ID the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Idaho County, ID compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

78.3%
Homeownership
2022
72.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 78.3% of the housing units in Idaho County, ID were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9603
  2. Census Tract 9400
  3. Census Tract 9604

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Idaho County, ID was Census Tract 9603 with a value of $62,143, followed by Census Tract 9400 and Census Tract 9604, with respective values of $55,957 and $55,588.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Idaho County, ID colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$54,745
Median Household Income
± $4,981
6.6k
Number of Households
± 495

In 2022, the median household income of the 6.6k households in Idaho County, ID grew to $54,745 from the previous year's value of $47,508.

The following chart displays the households in Idaho County, ID distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Idaho County, ID is from Idaho.
0.473
2022 Wage GINI in Idaho
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Idaho

In 2022, the income inequality in Idaho was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.111% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Idaho was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Idaho in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Idaho across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74.6%)
  2. Carpooled (9.21%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.57%)

In 2022, 74.6% of workers in Idaho County, ID drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.21%) and those who worked at home (7.57%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

18.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Idaho County, ID have a shorter commute time (18.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.47% of the workforce in Idaho County, ID have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Idaho County, ID distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Idaho County, ID have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Idaho County, ID (1.69k out of 16.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 65 - 74 and then Females 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Idaho County, ID is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

83.7% of the population of Idaho County, ID has health coverage, with 30% on employee plans, 12.5% on Medicaid, 23.2% on Medicare, 14.8% on non-group plans, and 3.1% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Idaho County, ID see 1111 patients per year on average, which represents a 26% decrease from the previous year (1501 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2403 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 990 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 52.2% were men and 47.8% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,111 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Idaho County, ID

Primary care physicians in Idaho County, ID see an average of 1,111 patients per year. This represents a 26% decrease from the previous year (1,501 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Idaho County, ID in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21% under 18 years, 14% between 18 and 34 years, 36.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 28.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 52.2% were men and 47.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

16.3%
Uninsured
30%
Employer Coverage
12.5%
Medicaid
23.2%
Medicare
14.8%
Non-Group
3.1%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Idaho County, ID grew by 2.13% from 16% to 16.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Idaho County, ID changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Idaho County, ID.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 30.9% in Idaho County, ID.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 16.2% in Idaho County, ID.

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