Lapwai, Idaho Population 2021

1,151
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Lapwai is a city located in Nez Perce County Idaho. With a 2020 population of 1,151, it is the 79th largest city in Idaho and the 9763rd largest city in the United States . Lapwai is currently growing at a rate of 0.61% annually and its population has increased by 1.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,137 in 2010. Lapwai reached it's highest population of 1,151 in 2021. Spanning over 1 miles, Lapwai has a population density of 1,522 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lapwai is $55,009 with a poverty rate of 20.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $719 per month, and the median house value is $98,100. The median age in Lapwai is 32.9 years, 32 years for males, and 34.4 years for females.

Lapwai Demographics

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

  • Native American: 78.19%
  • White: 14.24%
  • Two or more races: 4.96%
  • Asian: 1.22%
  • Black or African American: 0.49%
  • Other race: 0.49%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.41%
The current population of Lapwai, Idaho is 1,151 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,130.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,137.

Lapwai, Idaho Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native96178.19%
White17514.24%
Two or More Races614.96%
Asian151.22%
Some Other Race60.49%
Black or African American60.49%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.41%
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Lapwai Population by Race

Lapwai Population Pyramid $2021

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Lapwai Median Age

32.9


Total

32


Male

34.4


Female

Lapwai Adults

There are 870 adults, (171 of whom are seniors) in Lapwai.

Lapwai Age Dependency

75.8

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Lapwai Sex Ratio

Female

612

49.80%

Male

617

50.20%

Lapwai Population by Age

Lapwai Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lapwai Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.3%24.7%
Female62.7%37.3%
All60%40%
Non Family50.7%49.3%
Male31.1%68.9%

60.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lapwai Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3653.3360
Married1463.9575.3
Female833.962.7
Non Family751.2450.7
Male613.6231.1

3.67

Average Family Size

3.33

Average Household Size

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Lapwai Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade182.41%
9th to 12th Grade456.02%
High School Graduate20026.74%
Some College28437.97%
Associates Degree8110.83%
Bachelors Degree9412.57%
Graduate Degree263.48%
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Lapwai Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lapwai Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American54952084
White12610324
Hispanic454212
2+ Races3426
Asian77
Other Race633
Black666
Islander55

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 black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Lapwai Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,815$31,141$28,512
Less Than 9th Grade$18,750$$
High School Graduate$23,571$17,143$24,643
Some College$30,242$30,714$29,559
Bachelors Degree$49,375$57,083$30,833
Graduate Degree$58,750$$58,125

$29,815

Average Earnings

$31,141

Average Male

$28,512

Average Female

Lapwai Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lapwai Language by Age

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Lapwai Language

75.04% of Lapwai residents speak only English, while 24.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 22.67% of the population.

Lapwai Language

Lapwai Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native95117818.72%
White1605836.25%
Hispanic811316.05%
Multiple611321.31%
Other6350.00%

20.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.22%

Male Poverty Rate

17.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lapwai

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lapwai is Other, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lapwai is Hispanic, with 16.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.43%.

Lapwai Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade52.38%
High School26.00%
Some College12.88%
Bachelors or Greater2.50%

Lapwai Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed26.92%
Male Employed9.60%
Male Unemployed9.09%
Female Employed5.93%

Lapwai Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lapwai Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,708$55,009
Families$44,444$59,414
Married Families$62,500-
Non Families$21,875$21,623
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Income by Household Type

Lapwai Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.4%

Male Marriage Rate

33.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lapwai Married by Age and Sex

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Lapwai 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.

Lapwai Marital Status by Race

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Lapwai Marital Status

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36

Number of Veterans

36

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War14
Korea5
Vietnam4
First Gulf War2
World War II

Lapwai Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+16
18 to 3414
65 to 743
35 to 542
55 to 641

Lapwai Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Native American203.08%
White1611.03%
Hispanic35.45%

Lapwai Veterans by Race

Lapwai Veterans by Education

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5.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lapwai Veterans by Education

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60.1%

Labor Force Participation

49.9%

Employment Rate

16.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lapwai Employment by Age

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Lapwai Employment by Race

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Lapwai 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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64.77%

Born in Lapwai

98.86%

Native Born

1.14%

Foreign Born

0.90%

Non Citizen

0.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.86% of Lapwai residents were born in the United States, with 64.77% having been born in Idaho. 0.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Lapwai Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,15170.61%
20201,14470.62%
20191,13770.62%
20181,130-3-0.26%
20171,133-1-0.09%
20161,134-2-0.18%
20151,136-2-0.18%
20141,138-1-0.09%
20131,139100.89%
20121,129-2-0.18%
20111,13120.18%
20101,1290.00%

Lapwai Population by Year