Shoshone, Idaho Population 2024

1,742

Shoshone is a city located in Lincoln County Idaho. Shoshone has a 2024 population of 1,742. It is also the county seat of Lincoln County.Shoshone is currently growing at a rate of 1.04% annually and its population has increased by 5.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,655 in 2020.

The average household income in Shoshone is $58,491 with a poverty rate of 11.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Shoshone is 36.9 years, 39.5 years for males, and 34.5 years for females.

Shoshone Demographics

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

  • White: 63.9%
  • Two or more races: 22.17%
  • Other race: 10.02%
  • Native American: 2.43%
  • Black or African American: 1.3%
  • Asian: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Idaho
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,484.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.26% (87)
The current population of Shoshone, Idaho is 1,742 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,655.

Shoshone, Idaho Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,07863.9%
Two or more races37422.17%
Other race16910.02%
Native American412.43%
Black or African American221.3%
Asian30.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Shoshone Population by Race

Shoshone Population Pyramid 2024

Shoshone Median Age

36.9

Total

39.5

Male

34.5

Female

Shoshone Adults

There are 1,328 adults, (303 of whom are seniors) in Shoshone.

Shoshone Age Dependency

64.6

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Shoshone Sex Ratio

Female90053.35%
Male78746.65%

Shoshone Population by Age

Shoshone Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6232.672.927.1
Married2963.5581.118.9
Non Family2591.2262.937.1
Female583.3479.320.7
Male1065050
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3.5

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Shoshone Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Shoshone Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shoshone Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 14.23%.

Shoshone Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,576

Average Earnings

$43,036

Average Male

$29,387

Average Female

Shoshone Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shoshone Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Shoshone Language

65.51% of Shoshone residents speak only English, while 34.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 34% of the population.

Shoshone Language

Shoshone Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White87917219.57%
Multiple36971.9%
Native4124.88%
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11.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.73%

Male Poverty Rate

10.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shoshone

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shoshone is White, with 19.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shoshone is Multiple, with 1.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.95%.

Shoshone Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.2%
Some College17.02%
High School8.65%
Bachelors or Greater1.64%
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Shoshone Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed8.22%
Male Employed4.34%
Female Employed3.91%
Female Unemployed
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Shoshone Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shoshone Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Shoshone Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

39.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Shoshone Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Shoshone Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Shoshone Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Shoshone Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

63

Number of Veterans

51

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

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Shoshone Veterans by War

count

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Shoshone Veterans by Age

count

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Shoshone Veterans by Race

Shoshone Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shoshone Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Shoshone Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Shoshone Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Shoshone Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

51.27%

Born in Shoshone

79.61%

Native Born

20.39%

Foreign Born

11.32%

Non Citizen

9.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.61% of Shoshone residents were born in the United States, with 51.27% having been born in Idaho. 11.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Shoshone Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,832180.99%
20281,814181%
20271,796181.01%
20261,778181.02%
20251,760181.03%
20241,742181.04%
20231,724181.06%
20221,706181.07%
20211,688331.99%
20201,65516611.15%
20191,489-14-0.93%
20181,503-2-0.13%
20171,505130.87%
20161,492-5-0.33%
20151,497-10-0.66%
20141,507
20131,507151.01%
20121,492342.33%
20111,458-23-1.55%
20101,481
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Shoshone Population by Year