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

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Idaho Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
841,937
50.0%
50.8
Male
841,203
50.0%
49.2
Total Population
1,683,140
 
 

Idaho Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
114,143
6.8% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
126,367
7.5% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
121,833
7.2% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
121,495
7.2% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
112,037
6.7% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
220,555
13.1% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
205,831
12.2% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
198,153
11.8% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
105,199
6.3% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
101,365
6.0% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
155,183
9.2% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
72,091
4.3% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
28,888
1.7% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
1,246,680
74.1%
77.2
Female
629,841
50.5%
51.3%
Male
616,842
49.5%
48.7%
21 Years and over
1,174,020
69.8%
73.1
62 Years and over
317,211
18.8%
18.8
65 Years and over
256,162
15.2%
15.2
Female
135,345
52.8%
55.8%
Male
120,817
47.2%
44.2%
Median Age (years)
36
0.0%
0.0

Idaho Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
1,641,070
97.5% 
96.8
White
1,510,120
89.7% 
72.6
Black or African American
11,437
0.7% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
26,596
1.6% 
0.8
Asian
24,406
1.5% 
5.4
Asian Indian
4,441
0.3% 
1.2
Chinese
6,370
0.4% 
1.3
Filipino
4,175
0.2% 
0.9
Japanese
3,520
0.2% 
0.2
Korean
1,349
0.1% 
0.4
Vietnamese
1,057
0.1% 
0.6
Other Asian
3,494
0.2% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
2,375
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
435
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
340
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
468
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
1,132
0.1% 
0.1
Some Other Race
66,137
3.9% 
5.1
Two or More Races
42,070
2.5% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
207,248
12.3% 
17.8
Mexican
182,745
10.9% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
2,282
0.1% 
1.7
Cuban
532
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
21,689
1.3% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
1,475,890
87.7% 
82.2

Idaho Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
34,434
3.2% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
69,695
6.4% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
302,866
27.9% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
275,485
25.3% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
104,375
9.6% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
203,363
18.7% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
97,047
8.9% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
104,129
9.6%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
983,136
90.4%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
300,410
27.6%
31.2

Idaho Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
364,151
27.6%
33.7
Now Married
712,070
53.9%
47.5
Divorced
164,384
12.4%
11.0
Separated
15,986
1.2%
2.0
Widowed
64,206
4.9%
5.8

Idaho Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
1,398,990
89.2%
78.4%
Languages other than english
170,008
10.8%
21.6%
Spanish
126,860
8.1%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
25,402
1.6%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
11,163
0.7%
3.5%
Other Languages
6,583
0.4%
1.1%

Idaho Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
44,642
7.3%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
30,409
5.0%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
62,307
10.2%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
62,434
10.2%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
94,008
15.4%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
125,111
20.5%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
73,915
12.1%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
74,625
12.2%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
24,339
4.0%
5.8
$200,000 or more
19,082
3.1%
6.4
Median household income
51,807
 
57,617
Per capita income
25,678
 
31,128

Idaho Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
39,790
5.2%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
70,204
9.2%
9.8
Construction
49,901
6.5%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
171,608
22.5%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
42,414
5.6%
6.6
Information
11,934
1.6%
2.1
Manufacturing
76,188
10.0%
10.1
Other services except public administration
30,361
4.0%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
79,448
10.4%
11.4
Public administration
37,847
5.0%
4.6
Retail trade
93,831
12.3%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
39,432
5.2%
5.2
Wholesale trade
19,830
2.6%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
82,582
10.8%
8.8
Management, professional, and related occupations
267,210
35.0%
37.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
94,648
12.4%
12.2
Sales and office occupations
182,452
23.9%
23.3
Service occupations
135,896
17.8%
18.1

Idaho Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
753,204
 
150,377,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
597,208
79.3%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
72,056
9.6%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
4,282
0.6%
5.1
Walked
19,709
2.6%
2.7
Other means
15,834
2.1%
1.8
Worked at home
44,115
5.9%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
20.9
 
26.6

Idaho Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
25,592
4.2%
8.7
1 vehicles
178,996
29.3%
33.2
2 vehicles
232,582
38.1%
37.1
3 or more
173,702
28.4%
21.0

Idaho Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
610,872
87.2%
87.6
Owner Occupied
418,217
68.5%
63.1
Renter Occupied
192,655
31.5%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
89,957
12.8%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
5
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.8
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.6
0.0%
2.5

Idaho Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
700,829
1 room
17,069
2.4%
2.4
2 rooms
15,170
2.2%
2.7
3 rooms
39,982
5.7%
9.1
4 rooms
107,728
15.4%
16.5
5 rooms
144,427
20.6%
19.8
6 rooms
119,628
17.1%
17.8
7 rooms
79,398
11.3%
12.0
8 rooms
69,111
9.9%
8.6
9 rooms or more
108,316
15.5%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

Idaho Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
700,829
135,703,000
1-unit, detached
513,442
73.3%
61.5
1-unit, attached
21,318
3.0%
5.9
2-units
17,360
2.5%
3.6
3 or 4 units
28,941
4.1%
4.4
5 to 9 units
20,025
2.9%
4.8
10 to 19 units
15,731
2.2%
4.4
20 or more units
27,937
4.0%
9.0
Mobile home
54,347
7.8%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
1,728
0.2%
0.1

Idaho Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
57,224
8.2%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
29,119
4.2%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
45,346
6.5%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
42,923
6.1%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
129,846
18.5%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
77,432
11.0%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
125,733
17.9%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Idaho Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
317,194
51.9%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
29,878
4.9%
4.7
Electricity
204,797
33.5%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
8,601
1.4%
4.8
Coal or coke
570
0.1%
0.1
Wood
41,276
6.8%
1.9
Solar energy
248
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
5,754
0.9%
0.5
No fuel used
2,554
0.4%
1.1

Idaho Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
269,728
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
6,122
2.3%
10.7%
$3,000 or more
6,305
2.3%
1.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
7,974
3.0%
1.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
19,191
7.1%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
42,511
15.8%
11.9%
$500 to $999
88,282
32.7%
41.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
99,343
36.8%
28.3%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
128,287
48.1%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
42,093
15.8%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
29,252
11.0%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
17,343
6.5%
7.0%
35.0% or more
49,601
18.6%
21.3%
Not Computed
3,152
0.0%
0.0%

Idaho Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
178,918 
 
41,631,300 
$1,000 to $1,499
37,174
20.8%
28.3%
$1,500 to $1,999
5,642
3.2%
11.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
1,586
0.9%
4.4%
$2,500 to $2,999
729
0.4%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
918
0.5%
1.8%
$500 to $999
104,779
58.6%
41.0%
Less than $500
28,090
15.7%
10.7%
No Cash Rent
13,737
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
790
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
24,426
14.1%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
26,632
15.4%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
21,483
12.4%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
21,160
12.2%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
13,487
7.8%
9.0%
35.0% or more
66,057
38.1%
40.7%
Not Computed
19,410
0.0%
0.0%

Idaho Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
418,217
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
24,891
6.0%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
36,649
8.8%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
75,999
18.2%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
87,314
20.9%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
100,420
24.0%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
68,411
16.4%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
20,978
5.0%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
3,555
0.9%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
189,400
 
205,000
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