Power County, ID

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2022 Population
7,918
0.815% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Crapo
Republican Party
US Senator
Jim Risch
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
35.3
2.49% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
11.1%
15.3% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$56,671
8.74% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$174,200
8.88% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Power County, ID had a population of 7.92k people with a median age of 35.3 and a median household income of $56,671. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Power County, ID grew from 7,854 to 7,918, a 0.815% increase and its median household income grew from $52,116 to $56,671, a 8.74% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Power County, ID are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.5%), Other (Hispanic) (17.5%), White (Hispanic) (10.6%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5.03%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.97%).

None of the households in Power 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.

91.2% of the residents in Power County, ID are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Power County, ID was $174,200, and the homeownership rate was 71.1%.

Most people in Power County, ID drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Power County, ID was 3 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Power County, ID is home to a population of 7.92k people, from which 91.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 14% of Power County, ID residents were born outside of the country (1.11k people).

In 2022, there were 3.46 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.79k people) in Power County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.38k Other (Hispanic) and 843 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

91.2%
2022 Citizenship
91.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 91.2% of Power County, ID residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Power County, ID was 91.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Power County, ID
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.79k ± 31
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    1.38k ± 544
  3. White (Hispanic)
    843 ± 406
34.4%
Hispanic Population
2.72k people

In 2022, there were 3.46 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.79k people) in Power County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.38k Other (Hispanic) and 843 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

34.4% of the people in Power County, ID are hispanic (2.72k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

14%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.11k people
14.2%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.11k people

As of 2022, 14% of Power County, ID residents (1.11k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Power County, ID was 14.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    79 ± 53
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    74 ± 58
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    66 ± 49

Power County, ID has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Power County, ID employs 3.61k people. The largest industries in Power County, ID are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (967 people), Transportation & Warehousing (316 people), and Manufacturing (308 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($108,664), Information ($56,964), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,380).

Occupations

3.61k
2022 Value
± 436
0.25%
1 Year growth
± 17.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Power County, ID grew at a rate of 0.25%, from 3.6k employees to 3.61k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Power County, ID, are Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (580 people), Management Occupations (513 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (457 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Power County, ID.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.61k
2022 Value
± 436
0.25%
1 Year growth
± 17.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Power County, ID grew at a rate of 0.25%, from 3.6k employees to 3.61k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Power County, ID, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (967 people), Transportation & Warehousing (316 people), and Manufacturing (308 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Power County, ID, though some of these residents may live in Power 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

$41,808
Median earning men ± $6,246
$29,124
Median earning women ± $2,908

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($118,125), Manufacturing ($87,969), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($81,938).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($48,393), Manufacturing ($40,966), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($36,346).

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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. 50
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 47
    Wholesale Trade
  3. 37
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Power County, ID went to Donald J. Trump with 68.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (28.1%), followed by Other (1.69%).

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.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Idaho have changed over time starting in 2008.

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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 Power County, ID was $174,200 in 2022, which is 0.618 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $160,000 to $174,200, a 8.88% increase. The homeownership rate in Power County, ID is 71.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Power County, ID have an average commute time of 16.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Power County, ID is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Property

$174,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$21,224
$1,898
Median Property Taxes
±$283

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

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

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Rent vs Own

71.1%
Homeownership
2022
64.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 71.1% of the housing units in Power County, ID were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.3%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9602
  2. Census Tract 9601

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

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Household Income

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$56,671
Median Household Income
± $9,484
2.67k
Number of Households
± 375

In 2022, the median household income of the 2.67k households in Power County, ID grew to $56,671 from the previous year's value of $52,116.

The following chart displays the households in Power 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 Power 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 (72.6%)
  2. Carpooled (10.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.42%)

In 2022, 72.6% of workers in Power County, ID drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.5%) and those who worked at home (7.42%).

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

16.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Power County, ID have a shorter commute time (16.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.245% of the workforce in Power County, ID have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

3 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Power County, ID distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Power County, ID have 3 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Power County, ID (875 out of 7.85k 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 25 - 34, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Females 18 - 24.

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

85.5% of the population of Power County, ID has health coverage, with 33.3% on employee plans, 23.8% on Medicaid, 12.1% on Medicare, 15% on non-group plans, and 1.3% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Power County, ID see 3840 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.13% decrease from the previous year (3884 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3822 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1911 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.7% were men and 50.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,840 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Power County, ID

Primary care physicians in Power County, ID see an average of 3,840 patients per year. This represents a 1.13% decrease from the previous year (3,884 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Power 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 33.8% under 18 years, 15.8% between 18 and 34 years, 35.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.7% were men and 50.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

14.5%
Uninsured
33.3%
Employer Coverage
23.8%
Medicaid
12.1%
Medicare
15%
Non-Group
1.3%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Power County, ID grew by 6.22% from 13.7% to 14.5%.

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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 36.6% in Power County, ID.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 18.4% in Power County, ID.

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