Jerome County, Idaho Population 2024

26,443

Jerome County, Idaho's estimated 2024 population is 26,443 with a growth rate of 2.19% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jerome County, Idaho is the 16th largest county in Idaho. The 2010 population was 22,438 and has seen a growth of 17.85% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202929,2735661.97%
202828,7075662.01%
202728,1415662.05%
202627,5755662.1%
202527,0095662.14%
202426,4435662.19%
202325,8775662.24%
202225,3115662.29%
202124,7454771.97%
202024,268-218-0.89%
201924,4864081.69%
201824,0782871.21%
201723,7913531.51%
201623,4384782.08%
201522,960420.18%
201422,9181590.7%
201322,7591870.83%
201222,572560.25%
201122,516780.35%
201022,438
199015,1382982.01%
198014,8404,58744.74%
197010,253-1,459-12.46%
196011,712-368-3.05%
195012,0802,18022.02%
19409,9001,54218.45%
19308,3582,62945.89%
19205,729-23,544-80.43%
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2024 Growth Rate
2.19% (566)
County Website
Jerome County
State
Idaho
County Seat
2010 Population
22,438
Area
597 mi²
Density
44 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
17.85% (4,005)
Founded
February 8, 1919

Jerome County, Idaho Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White17,83372.87%
Two or more races4,34917.77%
Other race2,0068.2%
Native American1590.65%
Asian960.39%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander240.1%
Black or African American70.03%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Jerome County, Idaho Population by Race

Jerome County, Idaho Population Pyramid 2024

Jerome County, Idaho Median Age

33

Total

33

Male

33

Female

Jerome County, Idaho Adults

There are 17,142 adults, (3,115 of whom are seniors) in Jerome County, Idaho.

Jerome County, Idaho Age Dependency

74.5

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Jerome County, Idaho Sex Ratio

Female11,89848.61%
Male12,57651.39%

Jerome County, Idaho Population by Age

Jerome County, Idaho Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,09237327
Married4,6423.5480.319.7
Non Family1,8641.2861.438.6
Female8393.457.942.1
Male7473.4973.926.1
showing: 5 rows

3.39

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Jerome 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

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

Jerome 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 white people with a rate of 90.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 19.83%.

Jerome County, Idaho Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,313

Average Earnings

$45,435

Average Male

$24,842

Average Female

Jerome County, Idaho Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jerome County, Idaho Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Jerome County, Idaho Language

66.76% of Jerome County, Idaho residents speak only English, while 33.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 32.13% of the population.

Jerome County, Idaho Language

Jerome County, Idaho Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic9,2121,82619.82%
White14,0801,58511.26%
Multiple4,30952612.21%
Other1,99939419.71%
Asian965961.46%
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14.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.75%

Male Poverty Rate

16.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jerome County, Idaho

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jerome County, Idaho is Asian, with 61.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jerome County, Idaho is White, with 11.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.94%.

Jerome County, Idaho Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School15.84%
Less Than 9th Grade15.44%
Some College8.27%
Bachelors or Greater2.92%
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Jerome County, Idaho Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed44.44%
Male Unemployed37.94%
Female Employed8.57%
Male Employed5.67%
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Jerome County, Idaho Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jerome County, Idaho Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jerome County, Idaho Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

56.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Jerome County, Idaho Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Jerome 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.

Jerome County, Idaho Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jerome County, Idaho Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,043

Number of Veterans

966

Male Veterans

77

Female Veterans

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Jerome County, Idaho Veterans by War

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Jerome County, Idaho Veterans by Age

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Jerome County, Idaho Veterans by Race

Jerome County, Idaho Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jerome County, Idaho Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.1%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Jerome County, Idaho Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Jerome County, Idaho Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Jerome 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

51.39%

Born in Jerome County, Idaho

82.77%

Native Born

17.23%

Foreign Born

14.18%

Non Citizen

3.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.77% of Jerome County, Idaho residents were born in the United States, with 51.39% having been born in Idaho. 14.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jerome County, Idaho Place of Birth

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