Canyon County, Idaho Population 2019

Canyon County, Idaho's estimated population is 216,871 with a growth rate of 2.60% 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
2018223,4996,6283.06%
2017216,8715,5012.60%
2016211,3704,4762.16%
2015206,8944,3802.16%
2014202,5143,8721.95%
2013198,6424,8892.52%
2012193,7532,3991.25%
2011191,3542,0011.06%
2010189,35399,277110.21%
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%

How Many People Live in Canyon County, Idaho?

216,871

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White180,69387.28%
Some Other Race14,6467.07%
Two or More Races6,4883.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,1031.02%
Asian1,7460.84%
Black or African American9390.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4120.20%

Canyon County, Idaho Population Pyramid 2019

Canyon County, Idaho Median Age

33.2


Total

32.2


Male

34.1


Female

Canyon County, Idaho Adults

There are 145,588 adults, (26,571 of whom are seniors) in Canyon County, Idaho.

Canyon County, Idaho Age Dependency

73.9

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Canyon County, Idaho Sex Ratio

Female

104,547

50.50%

Male

102,480

49.50%

Canyon County, Idaho Households and Families

Canyon County, Idaho Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Canyon County, Idaho Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.7%21.3%
All67.6%32.4%
Non Family57.2%42.8%
Male55.8%44.2%
Female47.2%52.8%

67.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All69,3032.9467.6
Married37,3233.6378.7
Non Family20,8831.2757.2
Female7,6893.7547.2
Male3,4083.7755.8

3.54

Average Family Size

2.94

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Canyon County, Idaho Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8,6946.90%
9th to 12th Grade10,7238.51%
High School Graduate40,40932.09%
Some College33,27926.43%
Associates Degree10,0878.01%
Bachelors Degree16,25212.90%
Graduate Degree6,4925.15%

Canyon County, Idaho Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White97,23888,98420,632
Hispanic24,07613,5091,289
Other Race6,7533,796159
Multiple Races2,5782,112393
Asian1,2961,078354
Native American1,246988136
Black51546487
Islander178147

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.51%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 27.31%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,110$33,618$23,834
Less Than High School$22,459$27,443$15,977
High School Grad$26,372$31,090$22,233
Some College$28,520$35,083$22,742
Bachelors Degree$37,530$51,615$32,913
Graduate Degree$50,598$62,942$43,051

$29,110

Average Earnings

$33,618

Average Male

$23,834

Average Female

Canyon County, Idaho Language

Canyon County, Idaho Language by Age

Canyon County, Idaho Language

81.96% of Canyon County, Idaho residents speak only English, while 18.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.36% of the population.

Canyon County, Idaho Poverty

Canyon County, Idaho Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White144,35620,05113.89%
Hispanic50,90912,84125.22%
Other14,6203,64924.96%
Multiple6,4501,47922.93%
Native2,05456527.51%
Black83417420.86%
Asian1,7311729.94%
Islander3876316.28%

17.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.86%

Male Poverty Rate

18.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Canyon County, Idaho

The race most likely to be in poverty in Canyon County, Idaho is Native, with 27.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Canyon County, Idaho is Asian, with 9.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.71%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.73%
High School15.95%
Some College11.41%
Bachelors or Greater4.65%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.79%
Male Unemployed32.45%
Female Employed9.89%
Male Employed8.86%

Canyon County, Idaho Income

Canyon County, Idaho Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,426$57,151
Families$53,822$65,711
Married Families$61,278$72,799
Non Families$25,895$33,453

Canyon County, Idaho Marital Status

Canyon County, Idaho Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Canyon County, Idaho Marital Status by Race

Canyon County, Idaho Veterans

13,228

Number of Veterans

12,134

Male Veterans

1,094

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,787
First Gulf War3,032
Second Gulf War2,727
Korea889
World War II474
Age Group Veterans
35 to 543,695
65 to 743,375
75+2,521
55 to 642,392
18 to 341,245

Canyon County, Idaho Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White12,4629.63%
Hispanic8372.75%
2 or More33910.67%
Other1591.79%
Black10516.48%
Indian966.72%
Asian674.60%

Canyon County, Idaho Veterans by Education

7.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Canyon County, Idaho Employment Status

62.6%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Canyon County, Idaho Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

49.95%

Born in Idaho

92.06%

Native Born

7.94%

Foreign Born

5.25%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.06% of Canyon County, Idaho residents were born in the United States, with 49.95% having been born in Idaho. 5.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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%
  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