Benewah County, Idaho Population 2024

11,228

Benewah County, Idaho's estimated 2024 population is 11,228 with a growth rate of 3.97% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Benewah County, Idaho is the 30th largest county in Idaho. The 2010 population was 9,291 and has seen a growth of 20.85% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202913,3734293.31%
202812,9444293.43%
202712,5154293.55%
202612,0864293.68%
202511,6574293.82%
202411,2284293.97%
202310,7994294.14%
202210,3704294.32%
20219,9413653.81%
20209,5762732.93%
20199,303810.88%
20189,222550.6%
20179,1671341.48%
20169,033340.38%
20158,999-36-0.4%
20149,03520.02%
20139,033-96-1.05%
20129,129-47-0.51%
20119,176-115-1.24%
20109,291
19907,937-355-4.28%
19808,2922,06233.1%
19706,2301943.21%
19606,036-137-2.22%
19506,173-1,159-15.81%
19407,33296115.08%
19306,371-626-8.95%
19206,997-6,376-47.68%
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2024 Growth Rate
3.97% (429)
State
Idaho
County Seat
2010 Population
9,291
Area
777 mi²
Density
14 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
20.85% (1,937)
Founded
January 23, 1915

Benewah County, Idaho Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,25084.78%
Native American8799.03%
Two or more races4534.66%
Black or African American790.81%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander330.34%
Other race330.34%
Asian40.04%
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White

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Asian

Benewah County, Idaho Population by Race

Benewah County, Idaho Population Pyramid 2024

Benewah County, Idaho Median Age

45.9

Total

45.2

Male

46.8

Female

Benewah County, Idaho Adults

There are 7,565 adults, (2,240 of whom are seniors) in Benewah County, Idaho.

Benewah County, Idaho Age Dependency

82.7

Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Benewah County, Idaho Sex Ratio

Female4,73548.66%
Male4,99651.34%

Benewah County, Idaho Population by Age

Benewah County, Idaho Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,8262.5173.726.3
Married2,0103.185.814.2
Non Family1,2891.2159.340.7
Female3423.4669.630.4
Male1853.4949.750.3
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3.04

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Benewah County, Idaho 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

Benewah County, Idaho Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Benewah County, Idaho 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 black people with a rate of 33.33%.

Benewah County, Idaho Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,616

Average Earnings

$47,922

Average Male

$29,037

Average Female

Benewah County, Idaho Earnings by Educational Attainment

Benewah County, Idaho Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Benewah County, Idaho Language

95.77% of Benewah County, Idaho residents speak only English, while 4.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.86% of the population.

Benewah County, Idaho Language

Benewah County, Idaho Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,0101,05713.2%
Native87319722.57%
Multiple4518318.4%
Hispanic4284610.75%
Black661827.27%
Other32618.75%
Islander33515.15%
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14.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.87%

Male Poverty Rate

16.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benewah County, Idaho

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benewah County, Idaho is Black, with 27.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benewah County, Idaho is Hispanic, with 10.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18%.

Benewah County, Idaho Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.26%
High School14.72%
Some College13.89%
Bachelors or Greater1.88%
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Benewah County, Idaho Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed27.54%
Male Unemployed13.41%
Female Employed9.09%
Male Employed8.64%
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Benewah County, Idaho Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Benewah County, Idaho Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Benewah County, Idaho Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

56.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Benewah County, Idaho Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Benewah County, Idaho Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

996

Number of Veterans

947

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

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Benewah County, Idaho Veterans by War

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Benewah County, Idaho Veterans by Age

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Benewah County, Idaho Veterans by Race

Benewah County, Idaho Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.6%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benewah County, Idaho Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.2%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Benewah County, Idaho Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Benewah County, Idaho Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Benewah County, Idaho 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

34.94%

Born in Benewah County, Idaho

99%

Native Born

1%

Foreign Born

0.32%

Non Citizen

0.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99% of Benewah County, Idaho residents were born in the United States, with 34.94% having been born in Idaho. 0.32% 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

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