Cassia County, ID

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2022 Population
24,859
1.59% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Crapo
Republican Party
US Senator
Jim Risch
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
33.1
0.301% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
10.4%
2.13% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$63,525
10.4% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$227,100
23.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Cassia County, ID had a population of 24.9k people with a median age of 33.1 and a median household income of $63,525. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Cassia County, ID grew from 24,469 to 24,859, a 1.59% increase and its median household income grew from $57,547 to $63,525, a 10.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cassia County, ID are White (Non-Hispanic) (67.6%), White (Hispanic) (10.8%), Other (Hispanic) (9.61%), Two+ (Hispanic) (6.73%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.45%).

None of the households in Cassia 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.

93.3% of the residents in Cassia County, ID are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Cassia County, ID was $227,100, and the homeownership rate was 69.3%.

Most people in Cassia County, ID drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17 minutes. The average car ownership in Cassia County, ID was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Cassia County, ID is home to a population of 24.9k people, from which 93.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 9.67% of Cassia County, ID residents were born outside of the country (2.4k people).

In 2022, there were 6.24 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.8k people) in Cassia County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.7k White (Hispanic) and 2.39k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

93.3%
2022 Citizenship
92.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 93.3% of Cassia County, ID residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Cassia County, ID was 92.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Cassia County, ID
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    16.8k ± 215
  2. White (Hispanic)
    2.7k ± 478
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    2.39k ± 476
28%
Hispanic Population
6.95k people

In 2022, there were 6.24 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.8k people) in Cassia County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.7k White (Hispanic) and 2.39k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

28% of the people in Cassia County, ID are hispanic (6.95k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

9.67%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.4k people
10.1%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.47k people

As of 2022, 9.67% of Cassia County, ID residents (2.4k 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 Cassia County, ID was 10.1%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    351 ± 99
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    174 ± 74
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    166 ± 96

Cassia County, ID has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.02 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Cassia County, ID employs 11.5k people. The largest industries in Cassia County, ID are Manufacturing (1,714 people), Retail Trade (1,291 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1,266 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($65,856), Wholesale Trade ($60,288), and Information ($57,804).

Occupations

11.5k
2022 Value
± 701
2.01%
1 Year growth
± 8.45%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Cassia County, ID grew at a rate of 2.01%, from 11.3k employees to 11.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cassia County, ID, are Management Occupations (1,296 people), Production Occupations (1,102 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,012 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cassia County, ID.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

11.5k
2022 Value
± 701
2.01%
1 Year growth
± 8.45%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Cassia County, ID grew at a rate of 2.01%, from 11.3k employees to 11.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cassia County, ID, are Manufacturing (1,714 people), Retail Trade (1,291 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1,266 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cassia County, ID, though some of these residents may live in Cassia 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

$43,049
Median earning men ± $2,620
$25,047
Median earning women ± $1,959

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($64,602), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($56,071), and Public Administration ($54,866).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($59,444), Manufacturing ($44,573), and Public Administration ($42,596).

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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. 264
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 155
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 154
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Cassia County, ID went to Donald J. Trump with 82.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (15.2%), followed by Other (1.42%).

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 Cassia County, ID was $227,100 in 2022, which is 0.806 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $183,900 to $227,100, a 23.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Cassia County, ID is 69.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Cassia County, ID have an average commute time of 17 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Cassia County, ID is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Cassia County, ID is $63,525. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Cassia County, ID was Census Tract 9505 with a value of $75,625, followed by Census Tract 9506 and Census Tract 9503, with respective values of $69,792 and $64,624.

Property

$227,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$11,663
$5,669
Median Property Taxes
±$463

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

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Rent vs Own

69.3%
Homeownership
2022
69.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 69.3% of the housing units in Cassia County, ID were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 67.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9505
  2. Census Tract 9506
  3. Census Tract 9503

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cassia County, ID was Census Tract 9505 with a value of $75,625, followed by Census Tract 9506 and Census Tract 9503, with respective values of $69,792 and $64,624.

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

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Household Income

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$63,525
Median Household Income
± $2,164
8.18k
Number of Households
± 552

In 2022, the median household income of the 8.18k households in Cassia County, ID grew to $63,525 from the previous year's value of $57,547.

The following chart displays the households in Cassia 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Cassia 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 (81.8%)
  2. Carpooled (7.85%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.6%)

In 2022, 81.8% of workers in Cassia County, ID drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.85%) and those who worked at home (6.6%).

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

17 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cassia County, ID have a shorter commute time (17 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.32% of the workforce in Cassia 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 Cassia County, ID distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Cassia County, ID have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cassia County, ID (2.54k out of 24.5k 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 Males < 5 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Cassia 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

88.8% of the population of Cassia County, ID has health coverage, with 43.3% on employee plans, 18.7% on Medicaid, 9.95% on Medicare, 16% on non-group plans, and 0.865% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Cassia County, ID see 1265 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.717% increase from the previous year (1256 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1349 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 736 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,265 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Cassia County, ID

Primary care physicians in Cassia County, ID see an average of 1,265 patients per year. This represents a 0.717% increase from the previous year (1,256 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cassia 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 32.9% under 18 years, 19.8% between 18 and 34 years, 33.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

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Uninsured People

11.2%
Uninsured
43.3%
Employer Coverage
18.7%
Medicaid
9.95%
Medicare
16%
Non-Group
0.865%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cassia County, ID declined by 3.57% from 11.6% to 11.2%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 62.8 in Cassia 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 35.3% in Cassia County, ID.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 17.1% in Cassia County, ID.

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