Payette County, ID

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2022 Population
25,571
2.58% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Crapo
Republican Party
US Senator
Jim Risch
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
10.6%
2.7% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$62,721
5.34% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$265,500
31.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Payette County, ID had a population of 25.6k people with a median age of 40 and a median household income of $62,721. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Payette County, ID grew from 24,928 to 25,571, a 2.58% increase and its median household income grew from $59,540 to $62,721, a 5.34% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Payette County, ID are White (Non-Hispanic) (75.9%), White (Hispanic) (7.08%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5.81%), Other (Hispanic) (4.64%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.04%).

None of the households in Payette 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.

96.8% of the residents in Payette County, ID are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Payette County, ID was $265,500, and the homeownership rate was 70.8%.

Most people in Payette County, ID drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Payette County, ID was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Payette County, ID is home to a population of 25.6k people, from which 96.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.46% of Payette County, ID residents were born outside of the country (1.4k people).

In 2022, there were 10.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.4k people) in Payette County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.81k White (Hispanic) and 1.49k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.8%
2022 Citizenship
95.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.8% of Payette County, ID residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Payette County, ID was 95.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Payette County, ID
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    19.4k ± 302
  2. White (Hispanic)
    1.81k ± 454
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    1.49k ± 533
18%
Hispanic Population
4.61k people

In 2022, there were 10.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.4k people) in Payette County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.81k White (Hispanic) and 1.49k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

18% of the people in Payette County, ID are hispanic (4.61k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

5.46%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.4k people
6.71%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.67k people

As of 2022, 5.46% of Payette County, ID residents (1.4k 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 Payette County, ID was 6.71%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    710 ± 217
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    315 ± 120
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    262 ± 139

Payette County, ID has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.25 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Payette County, ID employs 10.8k people. The largest industries in Payette County, ID are Manufacturing (1,553 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,466 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1,037 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($76,797), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($70,027), and Transportation & Warehousing ($66,923).

Occupations

10.8k
2022 Value
± 891
−1.29%
1 Year decline
± 11.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Payette County, ID declined at a rate of −1.29%, from 10.9k employees to 10.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Payette County, ID, are Management Occupations (1,260 people), Transportation Occupations (926 people), and Production Occupations (899 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Payette County, ID.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

10.8k
2022 Value
± 891
−1.29%
1 Year decline
± 11.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Payette County, ID declined at a rate of −1.29%, from 10.9k employees to 10.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Payette County, ID, are Manufacturing (1,553 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,466 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1,037 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Payette County, ID, though some of these residents may live in Payette 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

$45,978
Median earning men ± $2,674
$35,797
Median earning women ± $4,078

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($70,904), Public Administration ($60,714), and Wholesale Trade ($55,456).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,885), Public Administration ($45,238), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($43,479).

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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. 166
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 146
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 131
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Payette County, ID went to Donald J. Trump with 78.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (19.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.47%).

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.

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US Representatives from Idaho

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

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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 Payette County, ID was $265,500 in 2022, which is 0.942 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $201,600 to $265,500, a 31.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Payette County, ID is 70.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Payette County, ID have an average commute time of 20.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Payette County, ID is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Payette County, ID is $62,721. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Payette County, ID was Census Tract 9604 with a value of $71,193, followed by Census Tract 9601 and Census Tract 9602, with respective values of $57,179 and $46,371.

Property

$265,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$15,902
$6,625
Median Property Taxes
±$641

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 Payette County, ID the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

70.8%
Homeownership
2022
68.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 70.8% of the housing units in Payette County, ID were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9604
  2. Census Tract 9601
  3. Census Tract 9602

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Payette County, ID was Census Tract 9604 with a value of $71,193, followed by Census Tract 9601 and Census Tract 9602, with respective values of $57,179 and $46,371.

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

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Household Income

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$62,721
Median Household Income
± $5,084
9.35k
Number of Households
± 787

In 2022, the median household income of the 9.35k households in Payette County, ID grew to $62,721 from the previous year's value of $59,540.

The following chart displays the households in Payette 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Payette 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (86.1%)
  2. Carpooled (6.54%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.23%)

In 2022, 86.1% of workers in Payette County, ID drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.54%) and those who worked at home (4.23%).

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

20.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Payette County, ID have a shorter commute time (20.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.21% of the workforce in Payette 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 Payette County, ID distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Payette County, ID have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Payette County, ID (2.66k out of 25.2k 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 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Payette County, ID is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

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

90.6% of the population of Payette County, ID has health coverage, with 40.4% on employee plans, 19.4% on Medicaid, 14.1% on Medicare, 15.2% on non-group plans, and 1.5% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Payette County, ID see 2395 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.7% increase from the previous year (2355 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1769 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 799 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.9% were men and 51.1% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,395 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Payette County, ID

Primary care physicians in Payette County, ID see an average of 2,395 patients per year. This represents a 1.7% increase from the previous year (2,355 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Payette 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 27.4% under 18 years, 18.1% between 18 and 34 years, 35.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.9% were men and 51.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.38%
Uninsured
40.4%
Employer Coverage
19.4%
Medicaid
14.1%
Medicare
15.2%
Non-Group
1.5%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Payette County, ID declined by 9.32% from 10.3% to 9.38%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 84.4 in Payette 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 32.3% in Payette County, ID.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 16% in Payette County, ID.

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