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.