Washington County, ID

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2022 Population
10,612
1.79% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Crapo
Republican Party
US Senator
Jim Risch
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
44.7
0.445% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
18.1%
31.4% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$50,046
11.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$212,000
23.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Washington County, ID had a population of 10.6k people with a median age of 44.7 and a median household income of $50,046. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Washington County, ID grew from 10,425 to 10,612, a 1.79% increase and its median household income grew from $45,065 to $50,046, a 11.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Washington County, ID are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.4%), Other (Hispanic) (6.49%), White (Hispanic) (6.19%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.12%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (3.72%).

None of the households in Washington 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.

96.7% of the residents in Washington County, ID are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Washington County, ID was $212,000, and the homeownership rate was 71.8%.

Most people in Washington County, ID drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Washington County, ID was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Washington County, ID is home to a population of 10.6k people, from which 96.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.8% of Washington County, ID residents were born outside of the country (615 people).

In 2022, there were 12.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.32k people) in Washington County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 689 Other (Hispanic) and 657 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.7%
2022 Citizenship
96%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.7% of Washington County, ID residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Washington County, ID was 96%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Washington County, ID
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    8.32k ± 76
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    689 ± 258
  3. White (Hispanic)
    657 ± 256
16.4%
Hispanic Population
1.74k people

In 2022, there were 12.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.32k people) in Washington County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 689 Other (Hispanic) and 657 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

16.4% of the people in Washington County, ID are hispanic (1.74k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

5.8%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
615 people
6.55%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
683 people

As of 2022, 5.8% of Washington County, ID residents (615 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 Washington County, ID was 6.55%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    270 ± 92
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    132 ± 68
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    97 ± 52

Washington County, ID has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.05 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Washington County, ID employs 4k people. The largest industries in Washington County, ID are Manufacturing (567 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (469 people), and Educational Services (439 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($76,000), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($71,458), and Information ($65,298).

Occupations

4k
2022 Value
± 403
−0.075%
1 Year decline
± 14.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Washington County, ID declined at a rate of −0.075%, from 4k employees to 4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Washington County, ID, are Management Occupations (484 people), Production Occupations (436 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (406 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Washington County, ID.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4k
2022 Value
± 403
−0.075%
1 Year decline
± 14.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Washington County, ID declined at a rate of −0.075%, from 4k employees to 4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Washington County, ID, are Manufacturing (567 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (469 people), and Educational Services (439 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Washington County, ID, though some of these residents may live in Washington 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

$43,678
Median earning men ± $6,768
$25,445
Median earning women ± $6,194

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Other Services Except Public Administration ($62,656), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($59,375), and Public Administration ($56,231).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($65,982), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($48,523), and Public Administration ($38,750).

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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. 61
    Manufacturing
  2. 50
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 40
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Washington County, ID went to Donald J. Trump with 77.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (20.1%), followed by Other (1.12%).

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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Idaho over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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 Washington County, ID was $212,000 in 2022, which is 0.752 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $171,300 to $212,000, a 23.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Washington County, ID is 71.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Washington County, ID have an average commute time of 18.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Washington County, ID is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Washington County, ID is $50,046. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Washington County, ID was Census Tract 9701 with a value of $65,313, followed by Census Tract 9702 and Census Tract 9703, with respective values of $46,806 and $44,816.

Property

$212,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$19,635
$2,973
Median Property Taxes
±$306

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 Washington 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 Washington County, ID compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

71.8%
Homeownership
2022
64.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 71.8% of the housing units in Washington County, ID were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9701
  2. Census Tract 9702
  3. Census Tract 9703

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Washington County, ID was Census Tract 9701 with a value of $65,313, followed by Census Tract 9702 and Census Tract 9703, with respective values of $46,806 and $44,816.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$50,046
Median Household Income
± $6,839
4.14k
Number of Households
± 400

In 2022, the median household income of the 4.14k households in Washington County, ID grew to $50,046 from the previous year's value of $45,065.

The following chart displays the households in Washington 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 Washington 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 (71.7%)
  2. Carpooled (10.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.98%)

In 2022, 71.7% of workers in Washington County, ID drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.7%) and those who worked at home (8.98%).

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

18.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Washington County, ID have a shorter commute time (18.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.76% of the workforce in Washington 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 Washington County, ID distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Washington County, ID have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Washington County, ID (1.89k out of 10.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 75+.

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

87.6% of the population of Washington County, ID has health coverage, with 34.9% on employee plans, 17.3% on Medicaid, 19.9% on Medicare, 12.3% on non-group plans, and 3.14% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Washington County, ID see 2039 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.344% increase from the previous year (2032 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5180 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1480 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.1% were men and 49.9% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,039 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washington County, ID

Primary care physicians in Washington County, ID see an average of 2,039 patients per year. This represents a 0.344% increase from the previous year (2,032 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Washington 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 23.8% under 18 years, 15.9% between 18 and 34 years, 34.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 25.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.1% were men and 49.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

12.4%
Uninsured
34.9%
Employer Coverage
17.3%
Medicaid
19.9%
Medicare
12.3%
Non-Group
3.14%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Washington County, ID declined by 18.2% from 15.1% to 12.4%.

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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 33.7% in Washington 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 Washington County, ID.

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