Benewah County, Idaho Population 2020

Benewah County, Idaho's estimated population is 9,165 with a growth rate of 1.66% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Benewah County, Idaho is the 30th largest county in Idaho.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20189,226610.67%
20179,1651501.66%
20169,015250.28%
20158,990-42-0.47%
20149,03240.04%
20139,028-97-1.06%
20129,125-47-0.51%
20119,172-118-1.27%
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%

How Many People Live in Benewah County, Idaho?

9,165

Benewah County, Idaho Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,89386.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native8679.54%
Two or More Races2562.82%
Asian320.35%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.24%
Some Other Race100.11%
Black or African American60.07%

Benewah County, Idaho Population Pyramid 2020

Benewah County, Idaho Median Age

46.1


Total

45.5


Male

46.3


Female

Benewah County, Idaho Adults

There are 6,961 adults, (1,987 of whom are seniors) in Benewah County, Idaho.

Benewah County, Idaho Age Dependency

82.7

Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Benewah County, Idaho Sex Ratio

Female

4,479

49.30%

Male

4,607

50.70%

Benewah County, Idaho Households and Families

Benewah County, Idaho Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Benewah County, Idaho Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.1%13.9%
All73.1%26.9%
Male62.7%37.3%
Non Family60.2%39.8%
Female48%52%

73.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3462.6973.1
Married1,7883.1886.1
Non Family1,1331.3560.2
Female2754.3548
Male1503.9862.7

3.24

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Benewah County, Idaho Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1702.66%
9th to 12th Grade5789.06%
High School Graduate2,48438.92%
Some College1,65025.85%
Associates Degree5348.37%
Bachelors Degree6379.98%
Graduate Degree3305.17%

Benewah County, Idaho Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,7035,099894
Native American42234939
Multiple Races1408613
Hispanic967016
Islander22223
Other Race10
Asian77
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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,109$41,003$22,033
Less Than High School$19,609$21,932$18,261
High School Grad$30,598$41,071$20,326
Some College$28,826$41,696$21,607
Bachelors Degree$38,702$52,798$29,500
Graduate Degree$57,159$59,097$49,167

$31,109

Average Earnings

$41,003

Average Male

$22,033

Average Female

Benewah County, Idaho Language

Benewah County, Idaho Language by Age

Benewah County, Idaho Language

96.64% of Benewah County, Idaho residents speak only English, while 3.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.37% of the population.

Benewah County, Idaho Poverty

Benewah County, Idaho Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,60498212.91%
Native85738745.16%
Hispanic29811839.60%
Multiple2457530.61%
Asian322887.50%
Other1010100.00%
Islander22313.64%
Black6233.33%

16.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.45%

Male Poverty Rate

17.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benewah County, Idaho

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benewah County, Idaho is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benewah County, Idaho is White, with 12.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.58%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.09%
High School17.24%
Some College12.62%
Bachelors or Greater1.87%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.44%
Male Unemployed19.25%
Female Employed7.65%
Male Employed4.27%

Benewah County, Idaho Income

Benewah County, Idaho Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,507$57,428
Families$54,569$66,128
Married Families$60,324-
Non Families$25,572$38,334

Benewah County, Idaho Marital Status

Benewah County, Idaho Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Benewah County, Idaho Married by Age and Sex

Benewah County, Idaho 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 35-44.

Benewah County, Idaho Marital Status by Race

Benewah County, Idaho Veterans

919

Number of Veterans

828

Male Veterans

91

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam402
First Gulf War167
Korea137
Second Gulf War125
World War II45
Name Veterans % of Total
White88014.10%
Indian316.08%
Hispanic98.82%
2 or More63.66%
Asian228.57%

$Benewah County, Idaho Veterans by Education

12.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benewah County, Idaho Employment Status

52.2%

Labor Force Participation

47.6%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Benewah County, Idaho Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

36.62%

Born in Idaho

98.91%

Native Born

1.09%

Foreign Born

0.59%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.91% of Benewah County, Idaho residents were born in the United States, with 36.62% having been born in Idaho. 0.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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