Lapwai, Idaho Population 2024

1,226

Lapwai is a city located in Nez Perce County Idaho. Lapwai has a 2024 population of 1,226. Lapwai is currently growing at a rate of 1.16% annually and its population has increased by 4.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,168 in 2020.

The average household income in Lapwai is $66,402 with a poverty rate of 20.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lapwai is 28.5 years, 27.6 years for males, and 29.4 years for females.

Lapwai Demographics

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

  • Native American: 76.26%
  • White: 13.05%
  • Two or more races: 6.34%
  • Asian: 3.51%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.38%
  • Black or African American: 0.23%
  • Other race: 0.23%
State
Idaho
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,621.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.97% (58)
The current population of Lapwai, Idaho is 1,226 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,168.

Lapwai, Idaho Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American99976.26%
White17113.05%
Two or more races836.34%
Asian463.51%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander50.38%
Black or African American30.23%
Other race30.23%
showing: 7 rows

Native American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Other race

Lapwai Population by Race

Lapwai Population Pyramid 2024

Lapwai Median Age

28.5

Total

27.6

Male

29.4

Female

Lapwai Adults

There are 838 adults, (139 of whom are seniors) in Lapwai.

Lapwai Age Dependency

87.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

67.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lapwai Sex Ratio

Female64148.93%
Male66951.07%

Lapwai Population by Age

Lapwai Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3333.8957.442.6
Married1583.786931
Female825.1736.663.4
Male484.564.635.4
Non Family451.3346.753.3
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4.08

Average Family Size

3.89

Average Household Size

57.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lapwai 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

Lapwai Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lapwai Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Lapwai Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,625

Average Earnings

$33,519

Average Male

$38,667

Average Female

Lapwai Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lapwai Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lapwai Language

82.72% of Lapwai residents speak only English, while 17.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 14.36% of the population.

Lapwai Language

Lapwai Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native98818819.03%
Multiple835768.67%
White1651710.3%
Hispanic34926.47%
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20.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.88%

Male Poverty Rate

18.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lapwai

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lapwai is Multiple, with 68.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lapwai is White, with 10.3% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.78%.

Lapwai Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School30.22%
Less Than 9th Grade27.87%
Some College11.73%
Bachelors or Greater
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Lapwai Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed33.33%
Male Unemployed19.35%
Male Employed11.96%
Female Employed5.98%
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Lapwai Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lapwai Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lapwai Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.0%

Male Marriage Rate

35.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lapwai Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lapwai Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Lapwai Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lapwai Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

77

Number of Veterans

77

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Lapwai Veterans by War

count

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Lapwai Veterans by Age

count

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Lapwai Veterans by Race

Lapwai Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lapwai Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lapwai Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lapwai Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lapwai 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

72.44%

Born in Lapwai

99.54%

Native Born

0.46%

Foreign Born

0.15%

Non Citizen

0.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.54% of Lapwai residents were born in the United States, with 72.44% having been born in Idaho. 0.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lapwai Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,296141.09%
20281,282141.1%
20271,268141.12%
20261,254141.13%
20251,240141.14%
20241,226141.16%
20231,212141.17%
20221,198141.18%
20211,184161.37%
20201,168252.19%
20191,143121.06%
20181,131-5-0.44%
20171,136
20161,136-2-0.18%
20151,13820.18%
20141,136-1-0.09%
20131,13770.62%
20121,130-1-0.09%
20111,13120.18%
20101,129
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Lapwai Population by Year