Canyon County, Idaho Population 2018

Canyon County, Idaho's estimated population is 216,699 with a growth rate of 6.86% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Canyon County, Idaho is the 2nd largest county in Idaho.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017216,69913,9176.86%
2016202,782-8,329-3.95%
2016211,1114,4902.17%
2015206,6214,3272.14%
2014202,2943,8851.96%
2013198,4094,7892.47%
2012193,6202,3051.20%
2011191,3151,9491.03%
2010189,36699,290110.23%
199090,0766,3207.55%
198083,75622,46836.66%
197061,2883,6266.29%
196057,6624,0657.58%
195053,59712,61030.77%
194040,98710,05732.52%
193030,9303,99814.84%
192026,9321,6096.35%
191025,32317,826237.78%
19007,4970.00%

Canyon County, Idaho Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White180,258
Some Other Race11,488
Two or More Races6,089
American Indian and Alaska Native2,059
Asian1,685
Black or African American842
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander361

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Canyon County, Idaho Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Canyon County, Idaho Median Age

33


Total

32.2


Male

33.9


Female

Canyon County, Idaho Adults

There are 141,947 adults, (25,348 of which are seniors) in Canyon County, Idaho.

Canyon County, Idaho Age Dependency

73.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Canyon County, Idaho Sex Ratio

Female

102,198

50.40%

Male

100,584

49.60%

Canyon County, Idaho Households and Families

Canyon County, Idaho Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Canyon County, Idaho Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.1%21.9%
All67.8%32.2%
Non Family58.6%41.4%
Male56.2%43.8%
Female48.5%51.5%

67.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Canyon County, Idaho Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All67,1552.9767.8
Married36,3083.6278.1
Non Family19,6661.2658.6
Female7,8193.8748.5
Male3,3623.8856.2

3.56

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Canyon County, Idaho Households

Canyon County, Idaho Education

Canyon County, Idaho Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8,7097.09%
9th to 12th Grade10,7948.79%
High School Graduate39,64732.28%
Some College31,35725.53%
Associates Degree9,7667.95%
Bachelors Degree15,98513.02%
Graduate Degree6,5575.34%

Canyon County, Idaho Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White95,33186,51420,335
Hispanic23,13212,9791,396
Other Race5,5123,078406
Multiple Races2,4671,991323
Asian1,2471,122421
Native American1,124854104
Black51148255
Islander113113

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 33.76%.

Canyon County, Idaho Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,469$32,079$22,664
Less Than High School$22,223$26,908$15,433
High School Grad$25,254$30,727$20,543
Some College$26,871$32,270$22,304
Bachelors Degree$36,086$44,620$31,885
Graduate Degree$52,606$63,731$43,587

$27,469

Average Earnings

$32,079

Average Male

$22,664

Average Female

Canyon County, Idaho Language

Canyon County, Idaho Language by Age

Canyon County, Idaho Language

82.25% of Canyon County, Idaho residents speak only English, while 17.75% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.14% of the population.

Canyon County, Idaho Poverty

Canyon County, Idaho Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White142,10521,73415.29%
Hispanic49,34313,78927.95%
Other11,4652,93525.60%
Multiple6,0441,38922.98%
Native2,00665032.40%
Asian1,65422013.30%
Black74613117.56%
Islander3155517.46%

18.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.59%

Male Poverty Rate

19.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Canyon County, Idaho

The race most likely to be in poverty in Canyon County, Idaho is Native, with 32.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Canyon County, Idaho is Asian, with 13.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.08%.

Canyon County, Idaho Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.37%
High School16.04%
Some College12.65%
Bachelors or Greater4.48%

Canyon County, Idaho Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.96%
Male Unemployed30.83%
Female Employed10.35%
Male Employed9.41%

Canyon County, Idaho Income

Canyon County, Idaho Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,860$53,974
Families$51,914$61,299
Married Families$58,588$68,160
Non Families$25,676$32,426

Canyon County, Idaho Marital Status

Canyon County, Idaho Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Canyon County, Idaho Married by Age and Sex

Canyon County, Idaho Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Canyon County, Idaho Marital Status by Race

Canyon County, Idaho Veterans

Canyon County, Idaho Veterans by War

13,447

Number of Veterans

12,416

Male Veterans

1,031

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam5,314
First Gulf War2,819
Second Gulf War2,367
Korea946
World War II610

Canyon County, Idaho Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 543,691
65 to 743,505
55 to 642,674
75+2,503
18 to 341,074

Canyon County, Idaho Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White12,6439.88%
Hispanic7882.69%
2 or More30410.28%
Other2042.83%
Indian1329.91%
Black9516.21%
Asian694.85%

Canyon County, Idaho Veterans by Education

8.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Canyon County, Idaho Employment Status

Canyon County, Idaho Employment by Age

63.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Canyon County, Idaho Employment by Race

Canyon County, Idaho Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Canyon County, Idaho

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Nampa8177291382961011.75%
Caldwell4631453149683514.76%
Star 58298375254643.68%
Middleton55037168166530.26%
Parma197220831115.63%
Wilder153316731409.13%
Greenleaf835874394.67%
Notus599619203.34%
Melba506527214.15%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990