Caldwell, Idaho Population 2020

59,809
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Caldwell is a city located in Idaho. With a 2020 population of 59,809, it is the 5th largest city in Idaho (after Boise, Meridian, Nampa, and Idaho Falls) and the 638th largest city in the United States. Caldwell is currently growing at a rate of 2.81% annually and its population has increased by 29.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 46,237 in 2010. Spanning over 23 miles, Caldwell has a population density of 2,645 people per square mile.

The average household income in Caldwell is $56,498 with a poverty rate of 16.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $845 per month, and the median house value is $136,200. The median age in Caldwell is 29.7 years, 28 years for males, and 31.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.6 males.

Caldwell Demographics

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

  • White: 78.33%
  • Other race: 14.08%
  • Two or more races: 4.45%
  • Native American: 1.90%
  • Asian: 0.76%
  • Black or African American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.17%
The current population of Caldwell, Idaho is 59,809, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 56,541.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 46,237.

Caldwell, Idaho Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,67378.33%
Some Other Race7,48914.08%
Two or More Races2,3664.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,0121.90%
Asian4050.76%
Black or African American1690.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander910.17%
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Caldwell Population Pyramid 2020

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Caldwell Median Age

29.7


Total

28


Male

31.5


Female

Caldwell Adults

There are 36,387 adults, (5,504 of whom are seniors) in Caldwell.

Caldwell Age Dependency

72.3

Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Caldwell Sex Ratio

Female

26,919

50.59%

Male

26,286

49.41%

Caldwell Households and Families

Caldwell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Caldwell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.4%26.6%
All63.8%36.2%
Male60.2%39.8%
Non Family56.2%43.8%
Female47.9%52.1%

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,3423.1763.8
Married8,093473.4
Non Family4,9021.3356.2
Female2,2643.9247.9
Male1,0833.7760.2

3.83

Average Family Size

3.17

Average Household Size

9.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Caldwell Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,9899.66%
9th to 12th Grade3,09810.02%
High School Graduate10,07832.58%
Some College7,95425.72%
Associates Degree2,3797.69%
Bachelors Degree3,31610.72%
Graduate Degree1,1153.61%
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Caldwell Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,21218,2973,851
Hispanic9,3715,431401
Other Race3,6742,23957
Multiple Races862771103
Native American65957251
Asian29421491
Islander7135
Black7171

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 asian people with a rate of 30.95%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,969$31,763$24,785
Less Than High School$24,732$27,931$17,171
High School Grad$28,545$30,491$26,956
Some College$28,879$32,449$22,149
Bachelors Degree$37,439$43,914$35,616
Graduate Degree$55,603$62,000$38,942

$28,969

Average Earnings

$31,763

Average Male

$24,785

Average Female

Caldwell Language

Caldwell Language by Age

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Caldwell Language

72.38% of Caldwell residents speak only English, while 27.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.47% of the population.

Caldwell Poverty

Caldwell Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic19,3234,56123.60%
White30,1063,88012.89%
Other7,3881,53020.71%
Multiple2,31658025.04%
Native956717.43%
Black1441611.11%
Asian39551.27%

16.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.08%

Male Poverty Rate

17.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Caldwell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Caldwell is Multiple, with 25.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Caldwell is Asian, with 1.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.69%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.75%
High School13.53%
Some College10.09%
Bachelors or Greater5.72%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.61%
Male Unemployed24.86%
Female Employed8.09%
Male Employed7.02%

Caldwell Income

Caldwell Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,459$56,498
Families$52,792$62,100
Married Families$62,907$71,534
Non Families$30,321$36,507
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Caldwell Marital Status

Caldwell Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Caldwell Married by Age and Sex

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Caldwell Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Caldwell Marital Status by Race

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Caldwell Veterans

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3,127

Number of Veterans

2,594

Male Veterans

533

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam917
Second Gulf War909
First Gulf War761
Korea196
World War II105
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,009
75+607
55 to 64568
65 to 74518
18 to 34425
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,8849.76%
Hispanic2912.47%
Other871.85%
2 or More687.38%
Black5542.97%
Asian299.63%
Indian40.58%

Caldwell Veterans by Education

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6.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Caldwell Employment Status

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64.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

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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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48.23%

Born in Idaho

88.38%

Native Born

11.62%

Foreign Born

7.88%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

88.38% of Caldwell residents were born in the United States, with 48.23% having been born in Idaho. 7.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202059,8091,6342.81%
201958,1751,6342.89%
201856,5411,8093.31%
201754,7321,6343.08%
201653,0981,5553.02%
201551,5431,4142.82%
201450,1291,1662.38%
201348,9631,2742.67%
201247,6894430.94%
201147,2467341.58%
201046,51220,5456.00%
200025,9677,5673.50%
199018,4007010.39%
198017,6993,4802.21%
197014,2191,9891.52%
196012,2301,7431.55%
195010,4873,2153.73%
19407,2722,2983.87%
19304,974-132-0.26%
19205,1061,5633.72%
19103,5430.00%