Benewah County, Idaho Population 2021

Benewah County, Idaho's estimated population is 9,458 with a growth rate of 0.85% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Benewah County, Idaho is the 31st largest county in Idaho. The 2010 Population was 9,290 and has seen a growth of 1.81% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20219,458800.85%
20209,378800.86%
20199,298800.87%
20189,218610.67%
20179,1571361.51%
20169,021250.28%
20158,996-36-0.40%
20149,03220.02%
20139,030-96-1.05%
20129,126-47-0.51%
20119,173-117-1.26%
20109,2901,35317.05%
19907,937-355-4.28%
19808,2922,06233.10%
19706,2301943.21%
19606,036-137-2.22%
19506,173-1,159-15.81%
19407,33296115.08%
19306,371-626-8.95%
19206,9970.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.85%
State
Founded
January 23, 1915
County Seat
2010 Population
9,290
Growth Since 2010
1.81%
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Benewah County, Idaho Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,91686.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native8539.33%
Two or More Races2492.72%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander710.78%
Asian290.32%
Some Other Race140.15%
Black or African American60.07%
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Benewah County, Idaho Population by Race

Benewah County, Idaho Population Pyramid $2021

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Benewah County, Idaho Median Age

46.2


Total

45.5


Male

46.7


Female

Benewah County, Idaho Adults

There are 7,074 adults, (2,028 of whom are seniors) in Benewah County, Idaho.

Benewah County, Idaho Age Dependency

81.1

Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Benewah County, Idaho Sex Ratio

Female

4,518

49.44%

Male

4,620

50.56%

Benewah County, Idaho Population by Age

Benewah County, Idaho Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Benewah County, Idaho Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.5%12.5%
All73.3%26.7%
Non Family60.2%39.8%
Male50.5%49.5%
Female47.3%52.7%

73.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Benewah County, Idaho Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4182.6573.3
Married1,8393.187.5
Non Family1,1101.3960.2
Female2794.0447.3
Male1903.5750.5

3.09

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Benewah County, Idaho Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1322.04%
9th to 12th Grade67510.41%
High School Graduate2,49138.42%
Some College1,62024.99%
Associates Degree5788.92%
Bachelors Degree69410.70%
Graduate Degree2934.52%
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Benewah County, Idaho Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Benewah County, Idaho Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,7295,043902
Native American45839340
Hispanic16212218
2+ Races1179019
Islander56533
Other Race1433
Asian66
Black662

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 33.33%.

Benewah County, Idaho Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,610$42,419$24,713
Less Than 9th Grade$18,605$19,828$10,625
High School Graduate$34,630$44,076$24,125
Some College$30,926$42,051$22,500
Bachelors Degree$40,385$57,333$29,767
Graduate Degree$54,821$54,821$52,500

$33,610

Average Earnings

$42,419

Average Male

$24,713

Average Female

Benewah County, Idaho Earnings by Educational Attainment

Benewah County, Idaho Language by Age

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Benewah County, Idaho Language

96.07% of Benewah County, Idaho residents speak only English, while 3.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.65% of the population.

Benewah County, Idaho Language

Benewah County, Idaho Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,6341,09714.37%
Native84336242.94%
Hispanic3198125.39%
Multiple2425924.38%
Asian292379.31%
Other141178.57%
Islander7145.63%
Black6233.33%

17.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.61%

Male Poverty Rate

19.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benewah County, Idaho

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benewah County, Idaho is Asian, with 79.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benewah County, Idaho is Islander, with 5.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.79%.

Benewah County, Idaho Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.35%
High School16.35%
Some College12.32%
Bachelors or Greater1.63%

Benewah County, Idaho Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed54.17%
Male Unemployed21.25%
Female Employed9.53%
Male Employed3.72%

Benewah County, Idaho Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Benewah County, Idaho Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,556$56,776
Families$52,743$63,757
Married Families$57,002-
Non Families$28,821$37,189
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Income by Household Type

Benewah County, Idaho Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Benewah County, Idaho Married by Age and Sex

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Benewah County, Idaho Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Benewah County, Idaho Marital Status by Race

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Benewah County, Idaho Marital Status

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1,037

Number of Veterans

961

Male Veterans

76

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam434
First Gulf War200
Korea147
Second Gulf War143
World War II33

Benewah County, Idaho Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74367
75+278
35 to 54190
55 to 64172
18 to 3430

Benewah County, Idaho Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White97415.46%
Native American305.48%
Islander2850.00%
Hispanic168.42%
2+ Races53.42%

Benewah County, Idaho Veterans by Race

Benewah County, Idaho Veterans by Education

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6.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benewah County, Idaho Veterans by Education

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51.7%

Labor Force Participation

47.5%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Benewah County, Idaho Employment by Age

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Benewah County, Idaho Employment by Race

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Benewah County, Idaho Employment by Education

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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37.38%

Born in Benewah County, Idaho

98.80%

Native Born

1.20%

Foreign Born

0.47%

Non Citizen

0.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.80% of Benewah County, Idaho residents were born in the United States, with 37.38% having been born in Idaho. 0.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Benewah County, Idaho Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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