Salmon, Idaho Population 2020

3,259
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Salmon is a city located in Idaho. With a 2020 population of 3,259, it is the 43rd largest city in Idaho and the 5986th largest city in the United States. Salmon is currently growing at a rate of 1.84% annually and its population has increased by 4.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,112 in 2010. Salmon reached it's highest population of 3,308 in 1980. Spanning over 3 miles, Salmon has a population density of 1,300 people per square mile.

The average household income in Salmon is $48,447 with a poverty rate of 14.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $617 per month, and the median house value is $124,600. The median age in Salmon is 44.3 years, 41.3 years for males, and 50.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.6 males.

Salmon Demographics

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

  • White: 93.23%
  • Two or more races: 5.40%
  • Other race: 0.88%
  • Native American: 0.46%
  • Black or African American: 0.03%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Salmon, Idaho is 3,259, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,141.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,112.

Salmon, Idaho Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,86593.23%
Two or More Races1665.40%
Some Other Race270.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.46%
Black or African American10.03%
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Salmon Population Pyramid 2020

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Salmon Median Age

44.3


Total

41.3


Male

50.2


Female

Salmon Adults

There are 2,446 adults, (726 of whom are seniors) in Salmon.

Salmon Age Dependency

78.7

Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Salmon Sex Ratio

Female

1,532

49.85%

Male

1,541

50.15%

Salmon Households and Families

Salmon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Salmon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.9%22.1%
All65.4%34.6%
Non Family57.7%42.3%
Male57.1%42.9%
Female37.7%62.3%

65.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3952.1465.4
Non Family6291.0657.7
Married6123.0777.9
Female773.1437.7
Male772.6457.1

2.92

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Salmon Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade522.38%
9th to 12th Grade1336.09%
High School Graduate81337.23%
Some College67731.00%
Associates Degree1014.62%
Bachelors Degree28613.10%
Graduate Degree1225.59%
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Salmon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,0211,852408
Multiple Races117117
Hispanic6348
Other Race2712
Native American33
Black1

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.19%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,253$40,391$21,837
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$23,555$37,955$20,526
Some College$30,167$33,750$25,938
Bachelors Degree$32,679$54,674$24,417
Graduate Degree$49,306$$41,591

$30,253

Average Earnings

$40,391

Average Male

$21,837

Average Female

Salmon Language

Salmon Language by Age

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Salmon Language

97.03% of Salmon residents speak only English, while 2.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.04% of the population.

Salmon Poverty

Salmon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,77137213.42%
Multiple1646942.07%
Hispanic1242116.94%

14.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.09%

Male Poverty Rate

17.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Salmon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Salmon is Multiple, with 42.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Salmon is White, with 13.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.38%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.00%
Some College18.54%
High School10.54%
Bachelors or Greater6.16%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed27.27%
Female Employed12.25%
Male Employed8.14%

Salmon Income

Salmon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,717$48,447
Families$58,722$63,898
Married Families$68,375-
Non Families$23,992$28,564
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Salmon Marital Status

Salmon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Salmon Married by Age and Sex

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Salmon 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 35-44.

Salmon Marital Status by Race

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Salmon Veterans

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261

Number of Veterans

249

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam124
Korea62
Second Gulf War43
First Gulf War12
World War II11
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Age Group Veterans
75+96
65 to 7486
55 to 6435
35 to 5422
18 to 3422
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Name Veterans % of Total
White24010.55%
Hispanic2116.80%
2 or More2114.89%

Salmon Veterans by Education

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10.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Salmon Employment Status

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57.7%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

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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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40.77%

Born in Idaho

97.17%

Native Born

2.83%

Foreign Born

1.20%

Non Citizen

1.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.17% of Salmon residents were born in the United States, with 40.77% having been born in Idaho. 1.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,259591.84%
20193,200591.88%
20183,141381.22%
20173,103591.94%
20163,044-12-0.39%
20153,05660.20%
20143,05020.07%
20133,048-21-0.68%
20123,069-85-2.69%
20113,154120.38%
20103,142200.06%
20003,1221810.60%
19902,941-367-1.17%
19803,3083981.29%
19702,910-34-0.12%
19602,9442961.07%
19502,6480.00%