Lemhi County, Idaho Population 2018

Lemhi County, Idaho's estimated population is 7,875 with a growth rate of 1.70% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lemhi County, Idaho is the 32nd largest county in Idaho.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20177,8751321.70%
20167,743110.14%
20167,732-2-0.03%
20157,734140.18%
20147,72060.08%
20137,714-52-0.67%
20127,766-217-2.72%
20117,983310.39%
20107,9521,05315.26%
19906,899-561-7.52%
19807,4601,89434.03%
19705,566-250-4.30%
19605,816-462-7.36%
19506,278-243-3.73%
19406,5211,87840.45%
19304,643-521-10.09%
19205,1643787.90%
19104,7861,34038.89%
19003,4461,53179.95%
18901,915-315-14.13%
18802,2301,242125.71%
18709880.00%

Lemhi County, Idaho Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White7,390
Two or More Races189
American Indian and Alaska Native82
Asian34
Some Other Race32
Black or African American16

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

Lemhi 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

Lemhi County, Idaho Median Age

52.6


Total

51.8


Male

53.3


Female

Lemhi County, Idaho Adults

There are 6,372 adults, (2,091 of which are seniors) in Lemhi County, Idaho.

Lemhi County, Idaho Age Dependency

80.8

Age Dependency Ratio

48.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lemhi County, Idaho Sex Ratio

Female

3,801

49.09%

Male

3,942

50.91%

Lemhi County, Idaho Households and Families

Lemhi County, Idaho Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lemhi County, Idaho Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.7%16.3%
All70.7%29.3%
Non Family58.7%41.3%
Male49.4%50.6%
Female48.9%51.1%

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lemhi County, Idaho Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6982.0470.7
Married1,8912.7483.7
Non Family1,5141.0658.7
Male1602.2849.4
Female1332.7448.9

2.66

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lemhi County, Idaho Households

Lemhi County, Idaho Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade991.66%
9th to 12th Grade4076.82%
High School Graduate1,99233.36%
Some College1,76729.59%
Associates Degree4507.54%
Bachelors Degree90615.17%
Graduate Degree3515.88%

Lemhi County, Idaho Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,6015,2091,192
Hispanic15811545
Multiple Races1239720
Native American8253
Asian26
Other Race2211
Black1616

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 28.48%.

Lemhi County, Idaho Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,912$31,667$20,334
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$21,432$24,388$
Some College$28,914$34,700$20,625
Bachelors Degree$41,250$47,021$21,853
Graduate Degree$40,590$$42,273

$24,912

Average Earnings

$31,667

Average Male

$20,334

Average Female

Lemhi County, Idaho Language

Lemhi County, Idaho Language by Age

Lemhi County, Idaho Language

97.38% of Lemhi County, Idaho residents speak only English, while 2.62% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.51% of the population.

Lemhi County, Idaho Poverty

Lemhi County, Idaho Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,1341,15416.18%
Multiple18810254.26%
Hispanic2252812.44%

16.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.01%

Male Poverty Rate

16.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lemhi County, Idaho

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lemhi County, Idaho is Multiple, with 54.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lemhi County, Idaho is Hispanic, with 12.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.23%.

Lemhi County, Idaho Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.53%
High School18.66%
Some College10.11%
Bachelors or Greater9.08%

Lemhi County, Idaho Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed57.50%
Male Unemployed53.27%
Female Employed11.31%
Male Employed10.52%

Lemhi County, Idaho Income

Lemhi County, Idaho Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,762$45,535
Families$50,079$57,027
Married Families$53,438$
Non Families$21,399$28,052

Lemhi County, Idaho Marital Status

Lemhi County, Idaho Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

61.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Lemhi County, Idaho Married by Age and Sex

Lemhi County, Idaho Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Lemhi County, Idaho Marital Status by Race

Lemhi County, Idaho Veterans

Lemhi County, Idaho Veterans by War

845

Number of Veterans

815

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam363
Korea96
First Gulf War87
World War II84
Second Gulf War35

Lemhi County, Idaho Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74277
75+245
55 to 64197
35 to 54109
18 to 3417

Lemhi County, Idaho Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White80913.25%
Indian3643.90%
Hispanic2715.17%

Lemhi County, Idaho Veterans by Education

14.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lemhi County, Idaho Employment Status

Lemhi County, Idaho Employment by Age

49.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.9%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lemhi County, Idaho Employment by Race

Lemhi County, Idaho Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lemhi County, Idaho

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Salmon31363055-81-2.58%
Leadore103100-3-2.91%
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