Sweetwater, Idaho Population 2024

172

Sweetwater is a city located in Nez Perce County Idaho. Sweetwater has a 2024 population of 172. Sweetwater is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -34.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 264 in 2020.

The average household income in Sweetwater is $89,441 with a poverty rate of 3.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sweetwater is 53.2 years, 55.5 years for males, and 46.8 years for females.

Sweetwater Demographics

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

  • Native American: 54.65%
  • White: 45.35%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
  • Two or more races:
State
Idaho
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
144.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-34.85% (-92)
The current population of Sweetwater, Idaho is 172 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 264.

Sweetwater, Idaho Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American9454.65%
White7845.35%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

Native American

White

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Sweetwater Population by Race

Sweetwater Population Pyramid 2024

Sweetwater Median Age

53.2

Total

55.5

Male

46.8

Female

Sweetwater Adults

There are 150 adults, (20 of whom are seniors) in Sweetwater.

Sweetwater Age Dependency

32.3

Age Dependency Ratio

15.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

16.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Sweetwater Sex Ratio

Female6236.05%
Male11063.95%

Sweetwater Population by Age

Sweetwater Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All632.7393.76.3
Married353.831000
Non Family1501000
Male131.7769.230.8
Female000
showing: 5 rows

3.27

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

93.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sweetwater 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

Sweetwater Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sweetwater Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 63.89%.

Sweetwater Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$65,707

Average Earnings

$68,750

Average Male

$34,150

Average Female

Sweetwater Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sweetwater Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sweetwater Language

93.02% of Sweetwater residents speak only English, while 6.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 6.98% of the population.

Sweetwater Language

Sweetwater Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7867.69%
showing: 1 rows

3.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.45%

Male Poverty Rate

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sweetwater

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sweetwater is White, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sweetwater is White, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.89%.

Sweetwater Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade60%
High School
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Sweetwater Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Sweetwater Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sweetwater Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sweetwater Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

71.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.5%

Male Marriage Rate

84.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Sweetwater Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sweetwater Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Sweetwater Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sweetwater Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

14

Number of Veterans

14

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Sweetwater Veterans by War

count

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Sweetwater Veterans by Age

count

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Sweetwater Veterans by Race

Sweetwater Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

42.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Sweetwater Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Sweetwater Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sweetwater Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sweetwater 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

50%

Born in Sweetwater

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Sweetwater residents were born in the United States, with 50% having been born in Idaho. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Sweetwater Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024172
2023172
2022172-97-36.06%
202126951.89%
20202642510.46%
2019239209.13%
2018219-52-19.19%
20172716632.2%
201620552.5%
20152005840.85%
2014142-5-3.4%
20131475661.54%
201291-6-6.19%
201197-46-32.17%
2010143
showing: 15 rows

Sweetwater Population by Year