Jerome, Idaho Population 2024

13,833

Jerome is a city located in Jerome County Idaho. Jerome has a 2024 population of 13,833. It is also the county seat of Jerome County.Jerome is currently growing at a rate of 2.96% annually and its population has increased by 11.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,374 in 2020.

The average household income in Jerome is $78,001 with a poverty rate of 17.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Jerome is 29.6 years, 29.6 years for males, and 29.6 years for females.

Jerome Demographics

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

  • White: 63.9%
  • Two or more races: 25.47%
  • Other race: 8.56%
  • Native American: 1.17%
  • Asian: 0.66%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.19%
  • Black or African American: 0.05%
State
Idaho
Land Area (mi²)
5.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,480.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
11.79% (1,459)
The current population of Jerome, Idaho is 13,833 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,374.

Jerome, Idaho Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,97663.9%
Two or more races3,17925.47%
Other race1,0698.56%
Native American1461.17%
Asian820.66%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander240.19%
Black or African American60.05%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Jerome Population by Race

Jerome Population Pyramid 2024

Jerome Median Age

29.6

Total

29.6

Male

29.6

Female

Jerome Adults

There are 8,347 adults, (1,090 of whom are seniors) in Jerome.

Jerome Age Dependency

72

Age Dependency Ratio

15

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57

Child Dependency Ratio

Jerome Sex Ratio

Female6,14649.24%
Male6,33650.76%

Jerome Population by Age

Jerome Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,0053.0866.333.7
Married1,9413.8674.325.7
Non Family1,0051.2359.440.6
Female5423.2952.847.2
Male5173.564.235.8
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3.52

Average Family Size

3.08

Average Household Size

66.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Jerome Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Jerome Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jerome Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.61%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 20.37%.

Jerome Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,081

Average Earnings

$45,380

Average Male

$24,368

Average Female

Jerome Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jerome Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Jerome Language

60.01% of Jerome residents speak only English, while 39.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 37.94% of the population.

Jerome Language

Jerome Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,6971,30522.91%
White6,11379513.01%
Multiple3,14144114.04%
Asian824554.88%
Other1,062282.64%
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17.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.07%

Male Poverty Rate

20.6%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jerome

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jerome is Asian, with 54.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jerome is Other, with 2.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.24%.

Jerome Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.11%
High School14.93%
Some College10.45%
Bachelors or Greater5.83%
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Jerome Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed59.72%
Female Unemployed41.43%
Female Employed9.3%
Male Employed6.48%
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Jerome Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jerome Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jerome Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Jerome Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Jerome 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 55-64.

Jerome Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jerome Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

541

Number of Veterans

491

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

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Jerome Veterans by War

count

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Jerome Veterans by Age

count

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Jerome Veterans by Race

Jerome Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jerome Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.2%

Labor Force Participation

65.8%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Jerome Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Jerome Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Jerome Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

48.94%

Born in Jerome

79.44%

Native Born

20.56%

Foreign Born

16.66%

Non Citizen

3.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.44% of Jerome residents were born in the United States, with 48.94% having been born in Idaho. 16.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jerome Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202915,8233982.58%
202815,4253982.65%
202715,0273982.72%
202614,6293982.8%
202514,2313982.88%
202413,8333982.96%
202313,4353983.05%
202213,0373983.15%
202112,6392652.14%
202012,3743302.74%
201912,0442091.77%
201811,8351341.15%
201711,7011881.63%
201611,5132682.38%
201511,245180.16%
201411,227760.68%
201311,151950.86%
201211,056590.54%
201110,997740.68%
201010,9233,14340.4%
20007,7801,25119.16%
19906,529-362-5.25%
19806,8912,70864.74%
19704,183-578-12.14%
19604,7612385.26%
19504,52398627.88%
19403,537
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Jerome Population by Year