Camas County, ID

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2022 Population
1,133
8.52% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Crapo
Republican Party
US Senator
Jim Risch
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
36.5
17% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
6.71%
53.3% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$63,750
70.6% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$225,000
29.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Camas County, ID had a population of 1.13k people with a median age of 36.5 and a median household income of $63,750. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Camas County, ID grew from 1,044 to 1,133, a 8.52% increase and its median household income grew from $37,367 to $63,750, a 70.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Camas County, ID are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.3%), Two+ (Hispanic) (11.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.8%), White (Hispanic) (2.74%), and Other (Non-Hispanic) (2.12%).

None of the households in Camas 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.

99.1% of the residents in Camas County, ID are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Camas County, ID was $225,000, and the homeownership rate was 76.2%.

Most people in Camas County, ID drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 41.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Camas County, ID was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Camas County, ID is home to a population of 1.13k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.32% of Camas County, ID residents were born outside of the country (15 people).

In 2022, there were 6.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (898 people) in Camas County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 132 Two+ (Hispanic) and 43 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.1%
2022 Citizenship
98.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.1% of Camas County, ID residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Camas County, ID was 98.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Camas County, ID
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    898 ± 147
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    132 ± 86
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    43 ± 48.7
14.8%
Hispanic Population
168 people

In 2022, there were 6.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (898 people) in Camas County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 132 Two+ (Hispanic) and 43 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

14.8% of the people in Camas County, ID are hispanic (168 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.32%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
15 people
2.78%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
29 people

As of 2022, 1.32% of Camas County, ID residents (15 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 Camas County, ID was 2.78%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    39 ± 42
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    23 ± 37
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    3 ± 4

Camas County, ID has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.7 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Camas County, ID employs 498 people. The largest industries in Camas County, ID are Health Care & Social Assistance (85 people), Construction (71 people), and Retail Trade (68 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($197,614), Wholesale Trade ($151,429), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($57,656).

Occupations

498
2022 Value
± 122
21.2%
1 Year growth
± 30%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Camas County, ID grew at a rate of 21.2%, from 411 employees to 498 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Camas County, ID, are Management Occupations (108 people), Sales & Related Occupations (74 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (60 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Camas County, ID.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

498
2022 Value
± 122
21.2%
1 Year growth
± 30%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Camas County, ID grew at a rate of 21.2%, from 411 employees to 498 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Camas County, ID, are Health Care & Social Assistance (85 people), Construction (71 people), and Retail Trade (68 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Camas County, ID, though some of these residents may live in Camas 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

$40,625
Median earning men ± $30,574
$27,917
Median earning women ± $10,344

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Construction ($197,803), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($180,688), and Wholesale Trade ($151,429).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($41,964), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($19,375), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($18,250).

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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. 9
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services
  2. 9
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 8
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Camas County, ID went to Donald J. Trump with 67.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (19.8%), followed by Other (12.1%).

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.

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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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Camas County, ID was $225,000 in 2022, which is 0.798 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $173,200 to $225,000, a 29.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Camas County, ID is 76.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Camas County, ID have an average commute time of 41.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Camas County, ID is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$225,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$36,284
$246
Median Property Taxes
±$66

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 Camas County, ID the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Camas County, ID compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

76.2%
Homeownership
2022
75.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.2% of the housing units in Camas County, ID were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 67.5%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9701
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$63,750
Median Household Income
± $26,584
323
Number of Households
± 75

In 2022, the median household income of the 323 households in Camas County, ID grew to $63,750 from the previous year's value of $37,367.

The following chart displays the households in Camas 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 Camas 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 (76.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (12.7%)
  3. Carpooled (9.25%)

In 2022, 76.6% of workers in Camas County, ID drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12.7%) and those who carpooled to work (9.25%).

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Commute Time

41.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Camas County, ID have a longer commute time (41.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 8.87% of the workforce in Camas 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 Camas County, ID distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Camas County, ID have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.71% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Camas County, ID (76 out of 1.13k 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 Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Camas County, ID is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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

89.4% of the population of Camas County, ID has health coverage, with 42.8% on employee plans, 22% on Medicaid, 10.7% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 2.47% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.8% were men and 50.2% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 33.4% under 18 years, 14.7% between 18 and 34 years, 38.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.8% were men and 50.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.6%
Uninsured
42.8%
Employer Coverage
22%
Medicaid
10.7%
Medicare
11.5%
Non-Group
2.47%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Camas County, ID declined by 23.2% from 13.8% to 10.6%.

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Health Outcomes

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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 33% in Camas County, ID.

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