Wendell, Idaho Population 2024

2,963

Wendell is a city located in Gooding County Idaho. Wendell has a 2024 population of 2,963. Wendell is currently growing at a rate of 0.3% annually and its population has increased by 1.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,929 in 2020.

The average household income in Wendell is $55,675 with a poverty rate of 25.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wendell is 34.7 years, 34.4 years for males, and 35.3 years for females.

Wendell Demographics

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

  • White: 80.14%
  • Two or more races: 10.62%
  • Other race: 6.69%
  • Native American: 2.21%
  • Asian: 0.31%
  • Black or African American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Idaho
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,106.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.16% (34)
The current population of Wendell, Idaho is 2,963 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,929.

Wendell, Idaho Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,32480.14%
Two or more races30810.62%
Other race1946.69%
Native American642.21%
Asian90.31%
Black or African American10.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wendell Population by Race

Wendell Population Pyramid 2024

Wendell Median Age

34.7

Total

34.4

Male

35.3

Female

Wendell Adults

There are 2,085 adults, (388 of whom are seniors) in Wendell.

Wendell Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48

Child Dependency Ratio

Wendell Sex Ratio

Female1,32945.83%
Male1,57154.17%

Wendell Population by Age

Wendell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9533.0368.131.9
Married5194.372.427.6
Non Family3911.0760.939.1
Female354.461000
Male810.380100
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4.29

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

68.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wendell 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

Wendell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wendell Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.2%.

Wendell Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$27,639

Average Earnings

$32,853

Average Male

$23,662

Average Female

Wendell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wendell Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wendell Language

65.84% of Wendell residents speak only English, while 34.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 33.53% of the population.

Wendell Language

Wendell Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,14834830.31%
White1,64934721.04%
Multiple307237.49%
Native641523.44%
Asian99100%
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25.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.67%

Male Poverty Rate

25.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wendell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wendell is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wendell is Multiple, with 7.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31%.

Wendell Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.63%
High School18.64%
Bachelors or Greater12.9%
Some College9.2%
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Wendell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed13.12%
Female Employed6.79%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Wendell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wendell Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wendell Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Wendell Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wendell 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.

Wendell Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wendell Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

122

Number of Veterans

108

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

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Wendell Veterans by War

count

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Wendell Veterans by Age

count

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Wendell Veterans by Race

Wendell Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

21.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.9%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wendell Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.5%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Wendell Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wendell Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wendell 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

48.24%

Born in Wendell

82.66%

Native Born

17.34%

Foreign Born

13.86%

Non Citizen

3.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.66% of Wendell residents were born in the United States, with 48.24% having been born in Idaho. 13.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wendell Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,00890.3%
20282,99990.3%
20272,99090.3%
20262,98190.3%
20252,97290.3%
20242,96390.3%
20232,95490.31%
20222,94590.31%
20212,93670.24%
20202,9291977.21%
20192,732230.85%
20182,709
20172,709-3-0.11%
20162,712-14-0.51%
20152,726140.52%
20142,712-13-0.48%
20132,725-16-0.58%
20122,741-16-0.58%
20112,757-25-0.9%
20102,782
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Wendell Population by Year