Payette, Idaho Population 2021

8,063
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Payette is a city located in Payette County Idaho. It is also the county seat of Payette County. With a 2020 population of 8,063, it is the 28th largest city in Idaho and the 3608th largest city in the United States . Payette is currently growing at a rate of 2.13% annually and its population has increased by 8.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,433 in 2010. Payette reached it's highest population of 8,063 in 2021. Spanning over 4 miles, Payette has a population density of 2,026 people per square mile.

The average household income in Payette is $53,928 with a poverty rate of 12.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $760 per month, and the median house value is $118,200. The median age in Payette is 40.5 years, 37.6 years for males, and 42.1 years for females.

Payette Demographics

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

  • White: 90.36%
  • Two or more races: 4.67%
  • Other race: 3.53%
  • Native American: 0.96%
  • Black or African American: 0.25%
  • Asian: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Payette, Idaho is 8,063 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,559.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,433.

Payette, Idaho Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,76590.36%
Two or More Races3504.67%
Some Other Race2643.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native720.96%
Black or African American190.25%
Asian170.23%
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Payette Population by Race

Payette Population Pyramid $2021

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Payette Median Age

40.5


Total

37.6


Male

42.1


Female

Payette Adults

There are 5,780 adults, (1,388 of whom are seniors) in Payette.

Payette Age Dependency

70.5

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Payette Sex Ratio

Female

3,608

48.19%

Male

3,879

51.81%

Payette Population by Age

Payette Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Payette Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.3%15.7%
Male77%23%
All58.7%41.3%
Female40.2%59.8%
Non Family31.6%68.4%

58.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Payette Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9522.4958.7
Married1,3913.184.3
Non Family1,1411.2531.6
Female3333.5740.2
Male874.9577

3.07

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Payette Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3987.87%
9th to 12th Grade3286.49%
High School Graduate1,87237.04%
Some College1,33526.41%
Associates Degree4268.43%
Bachelors Degree4729.34%
Graduate Degree2234.41%
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Payette Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Payette Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,1223,694680
Hispanic756462
Other Race13156
2+ Races126122
Native American505015
Black1919
Asian1717

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 native american people with a rate of 30.00%.

Payette Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,043$38,700$26,351
Less Than 9th Grade$24,536$32,875$22,704
High School Graduate$34,227$37,664$32,638
Some College$30,250$34,650$21,161
Bachelors Degree$40,493$53,587$36,921
Graduate Degree$48,750$48,604$

$34,043

Average Earnings

$38,700

Average Male

$26,351

Average Female

Payette Earnings by Educational Attainment

Payette Language by Age

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Payette Language

87.32% of Payette residents speak only English, while 12.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.72% of the population.

Payette Language

Payette Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,52465411.84%
Hispanic1,43616611.56%
Multiple2738631.50%
Other264197.20%
Asian1717100.00%
Native721622.22%

12.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.31%

Male Poverty Rate

14.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Payette

The race most likely to be in poverty in Payette is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Payette is Other, with 7.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.80%.

Payette Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.06%
Some College12.02%
High School11.60%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Payette Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed17.50%
Female Employed9.35%
Male Employed4.96%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Payette Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Payette Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,607$53,928
Families$58,428$63,541
Married Families$69,925-
Non Families$30,760$33,917
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Income by Household Type

Payette Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Payette Married by Age and Sex

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Payette 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.

Payette Marital Status by Race

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Payette Marital Status

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517

Number of Veterans

490

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam214
Second Gulf War102
First Gulf War37
Korea4
World War II

Payette Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74162
35 to 54140
55 to 6493
75+64
18 to 3458

Payette Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5179.75%
Hispanic121.27%

Payette Veterans by Race

Payette Veterans by Education

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9.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Payette Veterans by Education

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56.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Payette Employment by Age

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Payette Employment by Race

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Payette 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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29.62%

Born in Payette

94.40%

Native Born

5.60%

Foreign Born

3.73%

Non Citizen

1.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.40% of Payette residents were born in the United States, with 29.62% having been born in Idaho. 3.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Payette Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,0631682.13%
20207,8951682.17%
20197,7271682.22%
20187,5591131.52%
20177,446670.91%
20167,379310.42%
20157,348-53-0.72%
20147,401-9-0.12%
20137,410-65-0.87%
20127,475150.20%
20117,460-41-0.55%
20107,5014470.62%
20007,0541,4622.35%
19905,5921440.26%
19805,4489271.88%
19704,521700.16%
19604,4514190.99%
19504,0327101.96%
19403,3227042.41%
19302,6180.00%

Payette Population by Year