Gem County, Idaho's estimated population is 19,687 with a growth rate of 2.74% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gem County, Idaho is the 20th largest county in Idaho. The 2010 Population was 16,687 and has seen a growth of 17.98% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 38.69%.
91.95% of Gem County, Idaho residents speak only English, while 8.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.52% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Gem County, Idaho is White, with 15.30% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Gem County, Idaho is Hispanic, with 36.59% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.95%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Gem County, Idaho
96.79% of Gem County, Idaho residents were born in the United States, with 49.22% having been born in Idaho. 2.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.