Ketchum, Idaho Population 2021

2,879
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Ketchum is a city located in Blaine County Idaho. With a 2020 population of 2,879, it is the 49th largest city in Idaho and the 6372nd largest city in the United States . Ketchum is currently growing at a rate of 0.42% annually and its population has increased by 7.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,689 in 2010. Ketchum reached it's highest population of 3,003 in 2000. Spanning over 3 miles, Ketchum has a population density of 898 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ketchum is $70,813 with a poverty rate of 14.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,298 per month, and the median house value is $760,500. The median age in Ketchum is 44.6 years, 46.7 years for males, and 43.9 years for females.

Ketchum Demographics

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

  • White: 89.47%
  • Other race: 6.88%
  • Asian: 2.65%
  • Black or African American: 1.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Ketchum, Idaho is 2,879 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,843.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,689.

Ketchum, Idaho Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,49789.47%
Some Other Race1926.88%
Asian742.65%
Black or African American281.00%
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Ketchum Population by Race

Ketchum Population Pyramid $2021

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Ketchum Median Age

44.6


Total

46.7


Male

43.9


Female

Ketchum Adults

There are 2,346 adults, (531 of whom are seniors) in Ketchum.

Ketchum Age Dependency

53.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Ketchum Sex Ratio

Female

1,462

52.38%

Male

1,329

47.62%

Ketchum Population by Age

Ketchum Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ketchum Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married81.6%18.4%
Female76.3%23.8%
All65.7%34.3%
Non Family48.4%51.6%

65.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ketchum Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1102.5165.7
Non Family539248.4
Married4562.7381.6
Female804.0376.3
Male354.17100

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Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Ketchum Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade291.31%
9th to 12th Grade0.00%
High School Graduate32014.49%
Some College46421.00%
Associates Degree914.12%
Bachelors Degree88840.20%
Graduate Degree41718.88%
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Ketchum Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ketchum Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,9341,9241,098
Hispanic219200179
Other Race145126126
Asian747474
Black2828

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 100.00%.

Ketchum Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,299$38,438$40,104
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$31,866$31,778$
Some College$28,246$27,984$30,739
Bachelors Degree$52,232$50,066$58,750
Graduate Degree$60,515$75,046$

$39,299

Average Earnings

$38,438

Average Male

$40,104

Average Female

Ketchum Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ketchum Language by Age

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Ketchum Language

87.93% of Ketchum residents speak only English, while 12.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.38% of the population.

Ketchum Language

Ketchum Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic32822869.51%
Other19218294.79%
White2,4071797.44%
Asian744662.16%

14.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.10%

Male Poverty Rate

19.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ketchum

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ketchum is Other, with 94.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ketchum is White, with 7.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.68%.

Ketchum Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade65.52%
Bachelors or Greater19.77%
Some College7.21%
High School0.00%

Ketchum Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed11.32%

Ketchum Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ketchum Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,491$70,813
Families$71,860$79,800
Married Families$83,375-
Non Families$51,875$61,292
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Income by Household Type

Ketchum Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Ketchum Married by Age and Sex

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Ketchum 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.

Ketchum Marital Status by Race

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Ketchum Marital Status

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111

Number of Veterans

111

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam58
Second Gulf War14
World War II7
Korea
First Gulf War

Ketchum Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7458
75+39
35 to 5414
55 to 64
18 to 34

Ketchum Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White833.95%
Asian2837.84%
Hispanic72.83%

Ketchum Veterans by Race

Ketchum Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ketchum Veterans by Education

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67.9%

Labor Force Participation

67.1%

Employment Rate

1.1%

Unemployment Rate

Ketchum Employment by Age

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Ketchum Employment by Race

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Ketchum 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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28.52%

Born in Ketchum

91.58%

Native Born

8.42%

Foreign Born

2.79%

Non Citizen

5.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.58% of Ketchum residents were born in the United States, with 28.52% having been born in Idaho. 2.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ketchum Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,879120.42%
20202,867120.42%
20192,855120.42%
20182,843421.50%
20172,801341.23%
20162,767511.88%
20152,716150.56%
20142,701100.37%
20132,691220.82%
20122,669-4-0.15%
20112,673-31-1.15%
20102,704-299-1.04%
20003,0034801.76%
19902,5230.00%

Ketchum Population by Year