Nationwide Claims to Fame

Idaho is 3rd out of 51 other states in Residents younger than 18

Idaho is 4th out of 51 other states in Residents younger than 5

Idaho is 5th out of 51 other states in Race - White

Idaho is 11th out of 51 other states in People per household

Idaho is 11th out of 51 other states in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Idaho is 11th out of 51 other states in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

Idaho is 11th out of 51 other states in Size in square miles

Idaho is 13th out of 51 other states in Home ownership rate

Idaho is 15th out of 51 other states in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Idaho is 16th out of 51 other states in Race - Hispanic or Latino

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Idaho Rank US
Current population (2012) 1,595,728 39th 313,914,040
Size in square miles 82,643.1 11th 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 19 45th 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Idaho Rank US
Residents younger than 5 7.3% 4th 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 26.7% 3rd 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 13.3% 37th 13.7%
Education Demographics
Idaho Rank US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 88.5% 21st 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 24.6% 38th 28.2%
Race Demographics
Idaho Rank US
Race - White 93.8% 5th 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.8% 50th 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.7% 11th 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.4% 42nd 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 15th 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.2% 20th 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 11.6% 16th 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 83.5% 11th 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Idaho Rank US
Female residents 50.0% 42nd 50.8%
Foreign born residents 5.9% 29th 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Idaho Rank US
Housing units 674,394 40th 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 15.1% 48th 25.9%
Households 575,497 39th 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 70.6% 13th 66.1%
Home median value $171,300 27th $186,200
People per household 2.6 11th 2.6
Building permits (last year) 6,265 34th 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Idaho Rank US
Income per capita $22,788 48th $27,915
Income per household $46,890 39th $52,762
Income below poverty line 14.3% 24th 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Idaho Rank US
Non-farm private establishments 42,399 38th 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 482,722 41st 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 151,671 38th 27,092,908
Retail sales $20,526,631 40th $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $13,691 18th $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $2,415,951 43rd $613,795,732

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