Gooding County, Idaho Population 2021

Gooding County, Idaho's estimated population is 15,305 with a growth rate of 0.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gooding County, Idaho is the 22nd largest county in Idaho. The 2010 Population was 15,471 and has seen a growth of -1.07% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202115,305630.41%
202015,242630.42%
201915,179630.42%
201815,116-5-0.03%
201715,121-14-0.09%
201615,135-53-0.35%
201515,1881020.68%
201415,086-83-0.55%
201315,169-81-0.53%
201215,250-105-0.68%
201115,355-116-0.75%
201015,4713,83832.99%
199011,633-241-2.03%
198011,8743,22937.35%
19708,645-899-9.42%
19609,544-1,557-14.03%
195011,1011,84419.92%
19409,2571,67722.12%
19307,580320.42%
19207,5480.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.41%
County Website
State
Founded
January 28, 1913
County Seat
2010 Population
15,471
Growth Since 2010
-1.07%
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Gooding County, Idaho Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,09193.02%
Some Other Race4172.75%
Two or More Races3832.53%
Asian1390.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native690.46%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander360.24%
Black or African American130.09%
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Gooding County, Idaho Population by Race

Gooding County, Idaho Population Pyramid $2021

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Gooding County, Idaho Median Age

38.7


Total

37.8


Male

39.7


Female

Gooding County, Idaho Adults

There are 10,984 adults, (2,528 of whom are seniors) in Gooding County, Idaho.

Gooding County, Idaho Age Dependency

79.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Gooding County, Idaho Sex Ratio

Female

7,375

48.69%

Male

7,773

51.31%

Gooding County, Idaho Population by Age

Gooding County, Idaho Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gooding County, Idaho Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.6%22.4%
Female72.3%27.7%
Male70.7%29.3%
All70.5%29.5%
Non Family57%43%

70.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gooding County, Idaho Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,4692.7570.5
Married2,9243.2977.6
Non Family1,6291.3457
Female5853.8572.3
Male3313.0170.7

3.3

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

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Gooding County, Idaho Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9499.74%
9th to 12th Grade1,09111.20%
High School Graduate3,41335.04%
Some College1,92919.80%
Associates Degree6877.05%
Bachelors Degree1,07811.07%
Graduate Degree5946.10%
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Gooding County, Idaho Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gooding County, Idaho Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,2866,3811,373
Hispanic2,1491,014211
2+ Races2461827
Other Race21910529
Native American626220
Asian585838
Islander363423
Black77

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 asian people with a rate of 65.52%.

Gooding County, Idaho Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,440$37,578$23,674
Less Than 9th Grade$23,207$28,348$15,938
High School Graduate$29,107$36,658$17,533
Some College$36,133$45,772$23,631
Bachelors Degree$46,705$53,881$42,724
Graduate Degree$40,255$40,301$39,875

$31,440

Average Earnings

$37,578

Average Male

$23,674

Average Female

Gooding County, Idaho Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gooding County, Idaho Language by Age

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Gooding County, Idaho Language

75.38% of Gooding County, Idaho residents speak only English, while 24.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.90% of the population.

Gooding County, Idaho Language

Gooding County, Idaho Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,1771,36113.37%
Hispanic4,3741,04423.87%
Other4176515.59%
Multiple381389.97%
Islander3625.56%

16.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.09%

Male Poverty Rate

18.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gooding County, Idaho

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gooding County, Idaho is Hispanic, with 23.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gooding County, Idaho is Islander, with 5.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.63%.

Gooding County, Idaho Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.02%
High School12.06%
Some College6.65%
Bachelors or Greater2.40%

Gooding County, Idaho Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed55.10%
Male Unemployed28.57%
Female Employed12.31%
Male Employed4.78%

Gooding County, Idaho Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gooding County, Idaho Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,204$62,514
Families$59,727$70,559
Married Families$66,554-
Non Families$31,114$41,670
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Income by Household Type

Gooding County, Idaho Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Gooding County, Idaho Married by Age and Sex

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Gooding 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.

Gooding County, Idaho Marital Status by Race

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Gooding County, Idaho Marital Status

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1,002

Number of Veterans

929

Male Veterans

73

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam289
Korea158
Second Gulf War127
First Gulf War124
World War II57

Gooding County, Idaho Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+326
55 to 64237
65 to 74201
35 to 54177
18 to 3461

Gooding County, Idaho Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9108.87%
2+ Races7628.57%
Hispanic90.34%
Other Race93.00%
Black7100.00%

Gooding County, Idaho Veterans by Race

Gooding County, Idaho Veterans by Education

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6.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gooding County, Idaho Veterans by Education

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64.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Gooding County, Idaho Employment by Age

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Gooding County, Idaho Employment by Race

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Gooding 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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57.01%

Born in Gooding County, Idaho

87.12%

Native Born

12.88%

Foreign Born

9.86%

Non Citizen

3.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.12% of Gooding County, Idaho residents were born in the United States, with 57.01% having been born in Idaho. 9.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gooding 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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