Mackay, Idaho Population 2021

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Mackay is a city located in Custer County Idaho. With a 2020 population of 511, it is the 128th largest city in Idaho and the 13219th largest city in the United States . Mackay is currently growing at a rate of 0.99% annually but its population has decreased by -1.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 517 in 2010. Mackay reached it's highest population of 511 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Mackay has a population density of 590 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mackay is $47,938 with a poverty rate of 27.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $620 per month, and the median house value is $145,100. The median age in Mackay is 42.7 years, 44 years for males, and 33.6 years for females.

Mackay Demographics

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

  • White: 96.57%
  • Two or more races: 3.43%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Mackay, Idaho is 511 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 496.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 517.

Mackay, Idaho Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White45196.57%
Two or More Races163.43%
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Mackay Population by Race

Mackay Population Pyramid $2021

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Mackay Median Age

42.7


Total

44


Male

33.6


Female

Mackay Adults

There are 415 adults, (122 of whom are seniors) in Mackay.

Mackay Age Dependency

59.4

Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Mackay Sex Ratio

Female

257

55.03%

Male

210

44.97%

Mackay Population by Age

Mackay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mackay Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married81.7%18.3%
All67.4%32.6%
Female45.5%54.5%
Non Family45.2%54.8%

67.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mackay Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1752.6767.4
Married932.9481.7
Non Family62045.2
Female118.6445.5
Male94.11100

3.23

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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Mackay Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade92.79%
9th to 12th Grade144.33%
High School Graduate17052.63%
Some College5216.10%
Associates Degree30.93%
Bachelors Degree4513.93%
Graduate Degree309.29%
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Mackay Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mackay Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Mackay Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,772$30,481$33,913
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$20,750$$19,097
Some College$31,136$31,250$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$32,772

Average Earnings

$30,481

Average Male

$33,913

Average Female

Mackay Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mackay Language by Age

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Mackay Language

94.28% of Mackay residents speak only English, while 5.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.72% of the population.

Mackay Language

Mackay Poverty by Race

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27.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.05%

Male Poverty Rate

26.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mackay

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mackay is White, with 28.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mackay is White, with 28.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.07%.

Mackay Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School42.94%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Mackay Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed17.44%
Male Employed5.88%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Mackay Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mackay Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,795$47,938
Families$45,750$60,693
Married Families$56,625-
Non Families$18,333$22,434
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Income by Household Type

Mackay Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

40.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Mackay Married by Age and Sex

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Mackay 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.

Mackay Marital Status by Race

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Mackay Marital Status

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37

Number of Veterans

37

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam12
Korea10
World War II
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Mackay Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+25
65 to 7412
55 to 64
35 to 54
18 to 34

Mackay Veterans by Age

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Mackay Veterans by Race

Mackay Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

91.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mackay Veterans by Education

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40.8%

Labor Force Participation

35.5%

Employment Rate

13%

Unemployment Rate

Mackay Employment by Age

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Mackay Employment by Race

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Mackay 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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64.45%

Born in Mackay

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Mackay residents were born in the United States, with 64.45% having been born in Idaho. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mackay Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202151150.99%
202050651.00%
201950151.01%
2018496153.12%
201748161.26%
201647520.42%
2015473-8-1.66%
2014481-11-2.24%
2013492-13-2.57%
20125050.00%
2011505-6-1.17%
20105110.00%

Mackay Population by Year