Payette County, ID

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Population

22,839

0.29% growth

Poverty Rate

15.5%


Median Age

38.8


Median Household Income

$48,447

6.08% growth

Number of Employees

9,679

3.54% growth

Median Property Value

$138,900

1.83% growth

About

In 2017, Payette County, ID had a population of 22.8k people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $48,447. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Payette County, ID grew from 22,773 to 22,839, a 0.29% increase and its median household income grew from $45,670 to $48,447, a 6.08% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Payette County, ID are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.8%), White (Hispanic) (12.1%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (3.86%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.6%), and Two or More Races (Hispanic) (0.744%). N/A% of the people in Payette County, ID speak a non-English language, and 95.8% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Payette County, ID is $138,900, and the homeownership rate is 74%. Most people in Payette County, ID commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Payette County, ID is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Payette County, ID employs 9.68k people. The largest industries in Payette County, ID are Manufacturing (1,789 people), Retail Trade (1,260 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,259 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($56,434), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($49,643), and Finance & Insurance ($41,786).

Median household income in Payette County, ID is $48,447. Males in Payette County, ID have an average income that is 1.45 times higher than the average income of females, which is $37,730. The income inequality in Payette County, ID (measured using the Gini index) is 0.464, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$48,447

2017 value

± $2,426

6.08%

1 Year Growth

± 8.13%

Households in Payette County, ID have a median annual income of $48,447, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $45,670 in 2016, which represents a 6.08% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$54,622

Average Male Salary

± $2,243

$37,730

Average Female Salary

± $1,625

In 2017, full-time male employees in Idaho made 1.45 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Idaho by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $46,142 ± $12,002

  2. White

    $40,859 ± $1,365

  3. Black

    $35,264 ± $18,479

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Idaho workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Idaho by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Payette County, ID is from Idaho.

0.464

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Idaho was 0.464 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.367% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Idaho was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Idaho in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Idaho across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9601

  2. Census Tract 9603

  3. Census Tract 9604

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Payette County, ID was Census Tract 9601 with a value of $52,389, followed by Census Tract 9603 and Census Tract 9604, with respective values of $48,882 and $44,715.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Payette County, ID (3.47k out of 22.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 45 - 54.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    3,065 ± 394

  2. Hispanic

    727 ± 217

  3. Other

    236 ± 160

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

Employment by Occupations

9.68k

2017 Value

± 704

3.54%

1 Year growth

± 10.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Payette County, ID grew at a rate of 3.54%, from 9.35k employees to 9.68k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Payette County, ID, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,291 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,041 people), and Production Occupations (873 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Payette County, ID.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Payette County, ID, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,291 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,041 people), and Production Occupations (873 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Payette County, ID has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (5.02 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (2.47 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.7 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Payette County, ID, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($86,188), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($80,385), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($68,125).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

9.68k

2017 Value

± 704

3.54%

1 Year growth

± 10.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Payette County, ID grew at a rate of 3.54%, from 9.35k employees to 9.68k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Payette County, ID, are Manufacturing (1,789 people), Retail Trade (1,260 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,259 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Payette County, ID, though some of these residents may live in Payette County, ID and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Payette County, ID, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (1,789 people), Retail Trade (1,260 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,259 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Payette County, ID has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (4.17 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1.87 times), and Manufacturing (1.83 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Payette County, ID, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($56,434), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($49,643), and Finance & Insurance ($41,786).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Idaho to other states, or from other states to Idaho.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $11.9B

  2. $5.23B

  3. $4.79B

In 2015, the top outbound Idaho product (by dollars) was Other foodstuffs with $11.9B, followed by Electronics ($5.23B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($4.79B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Idaho products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$60.8B

2020 Value

$82.2B

Projected 2045 Value

35% growth

In 2020, total outbound Idaho trade was $60.8B. This is expected to increase 35% to $82.2B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Idaho trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Idaho to other states, or from other states to Idaho.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $6.86B

  2. $3.44B

  3. $2.28B

In 2015, the top outbound Idaho domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Washington with $6.86B, followed by California with $3.44B and Utah and $2.28B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Idaho shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

85.5% of the population of Payette County, ID has health coverage, with 38% on employee plans, 14.5% on Medicaid, 13.8% on Medicare, 17.1% on non-group plans, and 1.98% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Payette County, ID was $6,927 in 2014. This is a 5.07% increase from the previous year ($6,593).

Primary care physicians in Payette County, ID see 2862 patients per year on average, which represents a 12.8% increase from the previous year (2537 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2093 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1151 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Bingham County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.3%). Additionally, Minidoka County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,862 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Payette County, ID see an average of 2,862 patients per year. This represents a 12.8% increase from the previous year (2,537 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Payette County, ID in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$6,927

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,560

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,069

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,737

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Idaho (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.07%, from $6,593 to $6,927.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

14.5%

Uninsured

38%

Employer Coverage

14.5%

Medicaid

13.8%

Medicare

17.1%

Non-Group

1.98%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Payette County, ID declined by 13.5% from 16.8% to 14.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Payette County, ID changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 11.3% prevalence

  2. 11.1% prevalence

  3. 11.1% prevalence

Bingham County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Idaho, at 11.3%.

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Diversity

Payette County, ID is home to a population of 22.8k people, from which 95.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 6.38% of Payette County, ID residents were born outside of the country (1.46k people).

In 2017, there were 6.52 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (18k people) in Payette County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.76k White (Hispanic) and 882 Some Other Race (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

39

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.3

38

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 12

In 2017, the median age of all people in Payette County, ID was 38.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 38. But people in Payette County, ID are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Payette County, ID residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.38%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.46k people

6.09%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.39k people

As of 2017, 6.38% of Payette County, ID residents (1.46k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Payette County, ID was 6.09%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    51,895 ± 5,505 people

  2. Canada

    4,756 ± 1,691 people

  3. China

    3,072 ± 1,360 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Idaho was Mexico, the natal country of 51,895 Idaho residents, followed by Canada with 4,756 and China with 3,072.

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Citizenship

95.8%

2017 Citizenship

95.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.8% of Payette County, ID residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Payette County, ID was 95.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Payette County, ID

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    18k ± 31

  2. White (Hispanic)

    2.76k ± 329

  3. Some Other Race (Hispanic)

    882 ± 316

In 2017, there were 6.52 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (18k people) in Payette County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.76k White (Hispanic) and 882 Some Other Race (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

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

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    517 ± 135

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    244 ± 104

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    219 ± 114

Payette County, ID has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.12 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Payette County, ID was $138,900 in 2017, which is 0.605 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $136,400 to $138,900, a 1.83% increase. The homeownership rate in Payette County, ID is 74%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Payette County, ID have an average commute time of 18.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Payette County, ID is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$138,900

2017 Median

± $7,593

$136,400

2016 Median

± $6,070

In 2017, the median property value in Payette County, ID grew to to $138,900 from the previous year's value of $136,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Payette County, ID compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Payette County, ID the largest share of households have a property value in the $125k - $150k range.

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Household Income

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$48,447

Median Household Income

± $2,426

8.57k

Number of Households

± 636

In 2017, the median household income of the 8.57k households in Payette County, ID grew to $48,447 from the previous year's value of $45,670.

The following chart displays the households in Payette 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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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Payette County, ID distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Payette County, ID the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

74%

2017 Homeownership

76.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 74% of the housing units in Payette County, ID were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Payette County, ID compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

18.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Payette County, ID have a shorter commute time (18.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.59% of the workforce in Payette County, ID have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.5%

  2. Carpooled

    14.6%

  3. Walked

    3.42%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Payette County, ID was Drove Alone (77.5%), followed by those who Carpooled (14.6%) and those who Walked (3.42%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Payette County, ID distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Payette County, ID have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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