Idaho

1,683,140 Population

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

82,643.4 square miles 20.4 people per square mile 44 Counties       227 Cities
 

 People

Percent of US Population
0.5%
was 0.5%
Ranked 39th Highest in US
Population Density
20.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
58.1%
was 57.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
5.8%
was 5.7%
Ranked 31st Highest in US
Percent Under 18
25.9%
was 26.1%
Ranked 3rd Highest in US
Percent 65 and Over
15.2%
was 14.7%
Ranked 30th Highest in US

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.2
was 4.1
Ranked 5th Lowest in US
Percent Living in Poverty
14.4%
was 15.1%
Ranked 32nd Lowest in US
Median Household Income
$49,174
was $48,275
Ranked 38th Highest in US
Gini Income Distribution
 
45
45.2
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
2,674
Ranked 15th Highest in US
Patents per 100,000
52
was 62
Ranked 11th Highest in US
Per Capita GDP
35,375
was 34,337
Ranked 49th Highest in US

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
1.9
was 1.7
Ranked 35th Highest in US
Violent Crimes per 100,000
215.6
was 217
Ranked 46th Highest in US
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,743.8
was 1,864.3
Ranked 46th Highest in US
Rural Highway Fatalities per 100,000
8
was 10
Ranked 19th Highest in US
Urban Highway Fatalities per 100,000
2
was 2
Ranked 46th Highest in US
Total Highway Fatalities per 100,000
11
was 13
Ranked 24th Highest in US

 Housing

Total Housing Units
700,829
was 692,482
Ranked 40th Highest in US
Median Rent
$790
was $770
Ranked 36th Highest in US
Total Building Permits
8,112
was 6,266
 
Occupied Housing Units
610,872
was 597,421
 
Homeownership Rate
68.5%
was 69.0%
Ranked 13th Highest in US
Single Family Building Permits
6,362
was 5,037
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
8.5
was 8.4
Ranked 45th Highest in US
Rental Vacancy Rate
31.8%
was 33.9%
Ranked 21st Highest in US
Multifamily Building Permits
1,750
was 1,229
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.7
was 2.7
Ranked 9th Highest in US
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
12.0
was 9.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
5.0
was 3.9
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
95.3%
was 94.2%
Ranked 37th Highest in US
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
85.1%
Ranked 41st Highest in US
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.2%
was 99.8%
Ranked 36th Highest in US

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
90.4%
was 90.0%
Ranked 21st Highest in US
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
27.6%
was 26.0%
Ranked 37th Highest in US
Percent Receiving STEM Bachelors Degree or Higher
10.4%
 
White Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
10,581
 
Black Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
120
 
Asian Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
237
 
Islander Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
59
 
Native Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
118
 
Hispanic Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
746
 
Multi Race Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
185
 
Unknown Race Students Receiving Bachelors Degree or Higher
401
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
6.5%
was 6.9%
Ranked 20th Highest in US
Own Source Revenue
64.2%
was 63.7%
Ranked 34th Highest in US
Debt Service Ratio
6.7%
was 7.2%
Ranked 26th Highest in US

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