Idaho Demographic Data

Idaho Demographic Summary

  • Population: 1,595,728
  • Area: 83,569.00 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 82,643.00 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 926.00 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 19.09 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 7,999.67 ft
  • Time Zone: Multiple
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

Idaho Heat Map by County Population

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Idaho Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
828,111
50.0%
50.8
Male
826,819
50.0%
49.2
Total Population
1,654,930
 
 

Idaho Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
111,847
6.8% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
124,906
7.5% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
123,485
7.5% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
117,608
7.1% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
111,102
6.7% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
216,810
13.1% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
204,505
12.4% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
198,964
12.0% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
102,767
6.2% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
99,672
6.0% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
145,577
8.8% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
71,162
4.3% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
26,525
1.6% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
1,222,750
73.9%
77.1
Female
617,189
50.5%
51.4%
Male
605,560
49.5%
48.6%
21 Years and over
1,154,890
69.8%
72.9
62 Years and over
301,169
18.2%
18.3
65 Years and over
243,264
14.7%
14.9
Female
129,067
53.1%
55.9%
Male
114,197
46.9%
44.1%
Median Age (years)
36

Idaho Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
1,607,510
97.1% 
96.9
White
1,514,400
91.5% 
73.1
Black or African American
8,828
0.5% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
23,516
1.4% 
0.8
Asian
21,145
1.3% 
5.4
Asian Indian
1,416
0.1% 
1.2
Chinese
5,751
0.3% 
1.3
Filipino
3,708
0.2% 
0.9
Japanese
2,371
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
1,451
0.1% 
0.5
Vietnamese
1,298
0.1% 
0.5
Other Asian
5,150
0.3% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1,931
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
711
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
479
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
741
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
37,682
2.3% 
4.8
Two or More Races
47,424
2.9% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
199,840
12.1% 
17.6
Mexican
174,088
10.5% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
4,372
0.3% 
1.7
Cuban
1,441
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
19,939
1.2% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
1,455,090
87.9% 
82.4

Idaho Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
39,730
3.7% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
66,804
6.3% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
292,667
27.5% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
287,585
27.0% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
102,284
9.6% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
189,566
17.8% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
87,346
8.2% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
106,534
10.0%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
959,448
90.1%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
276,912
26.0%
30.6

Idaho Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
367,562
28.4%
33.5
Now Married
691,208
53.4%
47.5
Divorced
155,092
12.0%
11.0
Separated
18,074
1.4%
2.1
Widowed
62,756
4.8%
5.8

Idaho Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
1,385,000
89.8%
78.5%
Languages other than english
158,088
10.2%
21.5%
Spanish
117,236
7.6%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
18,145
1.2%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
14,038
0.9%
3.5%
Other Languages
8,669
0.6%
1.0%

Idaho Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
43,535
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
33,146
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
70,538
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
71,996
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
88,881
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
113,188
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
71,618
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
69,817
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
18,858
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
15,844
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
48,275
 
55,775
Per capita income
24,273
 
29,979

Idaho Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
38,849
5.2%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
70,734
9.5%
9.8
Construction
49,187
6.6%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
173,935
23.4%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
37,180
5.0%
6.5
Information
13,295
1.8%
2.1
Manufacturing
70,601
9.5%
10.3
Other services except public administration
35,360
4.8%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
73,959
9.9%
11.3
Public administration
35,454
4.8%
4.6
Retail trade
88,605
11.9%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
36,443
4.9%
5.1
Wholesale trade
20,626
2.8%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
84,577
11.4%
9.0
Management, professional, and related occupations
250,456
33.7%
37.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
95,927
12.9%
12.3
Sales and office occupations
171,150
23.0%
23.6
Service occupations
142,118
19.1%
18.0

Idaho Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
734,911
 
148,324,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
566,332
77.1%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
79,038
10.8%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
5,905
0.8%
5.2
Walked
23,518
3.2%
2.8
Other means
14,881
2.0%
1.8
Worked at home
45,237
6.2%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
20.0
 
26.0

Idaho Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
21,254
3.6%
8.9
1 vehicles
174,484
29.2%
33.5
2 vehicles
234,885
39.3%
37.2
3 or more
166,798
27.9%
20.3

Idaho Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
597,421
86.3%
87.7
Owner Occupied
411,958
69.0%
63.0
Renter Occupied
185,463
31.0%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
95,061
13.7%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
5
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Idaho Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
692,482
1 room
9,851
1.4%
2.3
2 rooms
16,781
2.4%
2.5
3 rooms
48,608
7.0%
9.0
4 rooms
105,555
15.2%
16.6
5 rooms
140,143
20.2%
20.0
6 rooms
114,185
16.5%
17.9
7 rooms
84,216
12.2%
12.1
8 rooms
65,797
9.5%
8.5
9 rooms or more
107,346
15.5%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Idaho Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
692,482
134,794,000
1-unit, detached
505,010
72.9%
61.4
1-unit, attached
21,580
3.1%
5.8
2-units
15,858
2.3%
3.7
3 or 4 units
32,213
4.7%
4.5
5 to 9 units
19,417
2.8%
4.8
10 to 19 units
13,854
2.0%
4.6
20 or more units
21,871
3.2%
8.8
Mobile home
62,021
9.0%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
658
0.1%
0.1

Idaho Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
58,016
8.4%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
26,937
3.9%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
46,983
6.8%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
43,351
6.3%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
127,291
18.4%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
78,263
11.3%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
126,428
18.3%
14.0%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Idaho Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
307,083
51.4%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
27,508
4.6%
4.7
Electricity
201,596
33.7%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
8,511
1.4%
5.1
Coal or coke
267
0.0%
0.1
Wood
45,444
7.6%
2.0
Solar energy
68
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
5,043
0.8%
0.5
No fuel used
1,901
0.3%
1.2

Idaho Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
269,192
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
6,140
2.3%
11.0%
$3,000 or more
7,116
2.6%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
7,474
2.8%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
15,320
5.7%
4.1%
$1,500 to 1,999
42,452
15.8%
$500 to $999
88,809
33.0%
42.7%
$1,000 to 1,499
101,881
37.8%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
118,913
44.9%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
40,971
15.5%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
28,149
10.6%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
19,020
7.2%
7.3%
35.0% or more
57,649
21.8%
22.3%
Not Computed
4,490
NR
NR

Idaho Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
172,157 
 
41,410,200 
$1,000 to $1,499
33,830
19.7%
27.9%
$1,500 to $1,999
4,464
2.6%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
855
0.5%
4.1%
$2,500 to $2,999
381
0.2%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
450
0.3%
1.5%
$500 to $999
106,526
61.9%
42.7%
Less than $500
25,651
14.9%
11.0%
No Cash Rent
13,306
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
770
NR
959
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
24,426
14.6%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
24,670
14.7%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
23,270
13.9%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
16,341
9.7%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
14,057
8.4%
9.2%
35.0% or more
64,857
38.7%
41.4%
Not Computed
17,842
NR
NR

Idaho Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
411,958
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
26,076
6.3%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
40,481
9.8%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
81,007
19.7%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
95,637
23.2%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
90,171
21.9%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
59,125
14.4%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
16,114
3.9%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
3,347
0.8%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
176,300
 
194,500
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