Gooding, Idaho Population 2021

3,448
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Gooding is a city located in Gooding County Idaho. It is also the county seat of Gooding County. With a 2020 population of 3,448, it is the 42nd largest city in Idaho and the 5809th largest city in the United States . Gooding is currently growing at a rate of 0.03% annually but its population has decreased by -3.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,567 in 2010. Gooding reached it's highest population of 3,600 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Gooding has a population density of 2,271 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gooding is $45,821 with a poverty rate of 23.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $597 per month, and the median house value is $83,200. The median age in Gooding is 41.4 years, 40.6 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.

Gooding Demographics

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

  • White: 90.04%
  • Two or more races: 6.58%
  • Other race: 3.38%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gooding, Idaho is 3,448 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,445.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,567.

Gooding, Idaho Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,12090.04%
Two or More Races2286.58%
Some Other Race1173.38%
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Gooding Population by Race

Gooding Population Pyramid $2021

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Gooding Median Age

41.4


Total

40.6


Male

41.6


Female

Gooding Adults

There are 2,772 adults, (620 of whom are seniors) in Gooding.

Gooding Age Dependency

61

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Gooding Sex Ratio

Female

1,874

54.08%

Male

1,591

45.92%

Gooding Population by Age

Gooding Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gooding Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.5%17.5%
Female81.5%18.5%
All61.5%38.5%
Non Family46.6%53.4%
Male26.1%73.9%

61.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gooding Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4062.4161.5
Non Family6411.3446.6
Married3833.0882.5
Female2713.8781.5
Male1112.6926.1

3.21

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Gooding Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade26412.01%
9th to 12th Grade2069.37%
High School Graduate92842.20%
Some College39517.96%
Associates Degree2149.73%
Bachelors Degree884.00%
Graduate Degree1044.73%
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Gooding Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gooding Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,6631,427187
Hispanic4382045
2+ Races178114
Other Race6121

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.81%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.24%.

Gooding Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,399$28,109$21,412
Less Than 9th Grade$20,327$20,708$
High School Graduate$18,596$30,313$13,788
Some College$28,450$36,400$24,809
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$23,399

Average Earnings

$28,109

Average Male

$21,412

Average Female

Gooding Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gooding Language by Age

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Gooding Language

74.32% of Gooding residents speak only English, while 25.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.62% of the population.

Gooding Language

Gooding Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,37652822.22%
Hispanic91526729.18%
Other1176555.56%

23.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.66%

Male Poverty Rate

30.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gooding

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gooding is Other, with 55.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gooding is White, with 22.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.78%.

Gooding Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School19.51%
Less Than 9th Grade14.85%
Some College3.19%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Gooding Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed87.10%
Female Employed27.38%
Male Employed12.56%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Gooding Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gooding Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,062$45,821
Families$37,485$54,730
Married Families$72,560-
Non Families$28,228$33,914
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Income by Household Type

Gooding Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.3%

Male Marriage Rate

25.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Gooding Married by Age and Sex

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Gooding 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 55-64.

Gooding Marital Status by Race

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Gooding Marital Status

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310

Number of Veterans

310

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam51
Korea50
First Gulf War50
Second Gulf War39
World War II35

Gooding Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54113
75+111
65 to 7447
55 to 6439
18 to 34

Gooding Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2419.59%
2+ Races6934.85%

Gooding Veterans by Race

Gooding Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gooding Veterans by Education

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65%

Labor Force Participation

56.6%

Employment Rate

12.9%

Unemployment Rate

Gooding Employment by Age

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Gooding Employment by Race

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Gooding 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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54.69%

Born in Gooding

88.25%

Native Born

11.75%

Foreign Born

6.75%

Non Citizen

4.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.25% of Gooding residents were born in the United States, with 54.69% having been born in Idaho. 6.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gooding Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,44810.03%
20203,44710.03%
20193,44610.03%
20183,445-21-0.61%
20173,466-13-0.37%
20163,479-18-0.51%
20153,497190.55%
20143,478-27-0.77%
20133,505-32-0.90%
20123,537-30-0.84%
20113,567-33-0.92%
20103,6002160.62%
20003,3845641.84%
19902,820-129-0.45%
19802,9493501.27%
19702,599-151-0.56%
19602,750-349-1.19%
19503,0995311.90%
19402,5680.00%

Gooding Population by Year