American Falls, Idaho Population 2021

4,291
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American Falls is a city located in Power County Idaho. It is also the county seat of Power County. With a 2020 population of 4,291, it is the 37th largest city in Idaho and the 5218th largest city in the United States . American Falls is currently declining at a rate of -0.28% annually and its population has decreased by -3.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,457 in 2010. American Falls reached it's highest population of 4,475 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, American Falls has a population density of 2,659 people per square mile.

The average household income in American Falls is $55,973 with a poverty rate of 7.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $603 per month, and the median house value is $133,600. The median age in American Falls is 34.3 years, 38 years for males, and 33.1 years for females.

American Falls Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of American Falls was:

  • White: 76.84%
  • Other race: 16.98%
  • Native American: 5.90%
  • Two or more races: 0.28%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of American Falls, Idaho is 4,291 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,327.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,457.

American Falls, Idaho Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,32176.84%
Some Other Race73416.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native2555.90%
Two or More Races120.28%
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American Falls Population by Race

American Falls Population Pyramid $2021

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American Falls Median Age

34.3


Total

38


Male

33.1


Female

American Falls Adults

There are 2,912 adults, (602 of whom are seniors) in American Falls.

American Falls Age Dependency

87.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61

Child Dependency Ratio

American Falls Sex Ratio

Female

2,179

50.42%

Male

2,143

49.58%

American Falls Population by Age

American Falls Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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American Falls Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married73.5%26.5%
All69.1%30.9%
Non Family46.3%53.7%
Male0%0%

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

American Falls Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3703.1269.1
Married7824.0573.5
Non Family4021.1346.3
Female1863.5100
Male00

3.9

Average Family Size

3.12

Average Household Size

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American Falls Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade52619.86%
9th to 12th Grade27310.31%
High School Graduate86132.50%
Some College58522.08%
Associates Degree1013.81%
Bachelors Degree2238.42%
Graduate Degree803.02%
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American Falls Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

American Falls Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,3261,147296
Hispanic1,1765567
Other Race392204
Native American176176
2+ Races1212

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.32%.

American Falls Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,498$35,794$19,685
Less Than 9th Grade$34,000$41,128$19,576
High School Graduate$35,741$35,857$32,260
Some College$18,299$27,955$14,583
Bachelors Degree$$$63,563
Graduate Degree$$18,571$

$31,498

Average Earnings

$35,794

Average Male

$19,685

Average Female

American Falls Earnings by Educational Attainment

American Falls Language by Age

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American Falls Language

58.95% of American Falls residents speak only English, while 41.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 40.45% of the population.

American Falls Language

American Falls Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,90020911.00%
Hispanic2,2301034.62%
Other734547.36%

7.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.51%

Male Poverty Rate

7.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in American Falls

The race most likely to be in poverty in American Falls is White, with 11.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in American Falls is Hispanic, with 4.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.92%.

American Falls Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater12.87%
High School10.05%
Some College7.06%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

American Falls Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed12.86%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed7.88%

American Falls Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

American Falls Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,438$55,973
Families$56,714$62,964
Married Families$56,929-
Non Families$34,744$35,918
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Income by Household Type

American Falls Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

American Falls Married by Age and Sex

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American Falls Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

American Falls Marital Status by Race

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American Falls Marital Status

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276

Number of Veterans

266

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam172
First Gulf War26
Second Gulf War10
World War II
Korea

American Falls Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74139
75+78
55 to 6459
35 to 54
18 to 34

American Falls Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1878.17%
Native American8950.57%
Hispanic80.63%

American Falls Veterans by Race

American Falls Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

78.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

American Falls Veterans by Education

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63.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

American Falls Employment by Age

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American Falls Employment by Race

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American Falls Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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53.89%

Born in American Falls

76.98%

Native Born

23.02%

Foreign Born

15.64%

Non Citizen

7.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.98% of American Falls residents were born in the United States, with 53.89% having been born in Idaho. 15.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

American Falls Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,291-12-0.28%
20204,303-12-0.28%
20194,315-12-0.28%
20184,327431.00%
20174,284-43-0.99%
20164,327-6-0.14%
20154,333-31-0.71%
20144,364-40-0.91%
20134,404-35-0.79%
20124,439260.59%
20114,413-62-1.39%
20104,4753640.85%
20004,1113540.90%
19903,7571310.36%
19803,6268572.73%
19702,7690.00%

American Falls Population by Year