Kootenai County, Idaho Population 2021

Kootenai County, Idaho's estimated population is 174,673 with a growth rate of 2.64% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kootenai County, Idaho is the 4th largest county in Idaho. The 2010 Population was 138,848 and has seen a growth of 25.80% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021174,6734,4882.64%
2020170,1854,4882.71%
2019165,6974,4882.78%
2018161,2093,8892.47%
2017157,3204,3012.81%
2016153,0193,6522.44%
2015149,3672,8381.94%
2014146,5292,6321.83%
2013143,8971,8131.28%
2012142,0841,1520.82%
2011140,9322,0841.50%
2010138,84869,05398.94%
199069,79510,02516.77%
198059,77024,43869.17%
197035,3325,77619.54%
196029,5564,60918.48%
195024,9472,66411.96%
194022,2832,81414.45%
193019,4691,5918.90%
192017,878-4,869-21.41%
191022,74712,531122.66%
190010,2166,108148.69%
18904,1083,590693.05%
18805180.00%
2021 Growth Rate
2.64%
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State
Founded
December 22, 1864
County Seat
2010 Population
138,848
Growth Since 2010
25.80%
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Kootenai County, Idaho Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White147,87493.99%
Two or More Races4,4022.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,1381.36%
Asian1,4330.91%
Some Other Race8100.51%
Black or African American4940.31%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1710.11%
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Kootenai County, Idaho Population by Race

Kootenai County, Idaho Population Pyramid $2021

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Kootenai County, Idaho Median Age

40.2


Total

39.2


Male

41.3


Female

Kootenai County, Idaho Adults

There are 121,136 adults, (29,082 of whom are seniors) in Kootenai County, Idaho.

Kootenai County, Idaho Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Kootenai County, Idaho Sex Ratio

Female

79,592

50.59%

Male

77,730

49.41%

Kootenai County, Idaho Population by Age

Kootenai County, Idaho Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kootenai County, Idaho Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84%16%
All70.4%29.6%
Non Family56.8%43.2%
Male53.8%46.2%
Female47.4%52.6%

70.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kootenai County, Idaho Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All62,3042.570.4
Married33,5123.0584
Non Family19,8791.2856.8
Female5,8403.1447.4
Male3,0733.1253.8

2.98

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Kootenai County, Idaho Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1721.08%
9th to 12th Grade6,2935.77%
High School Graduate29,66227.21%
Some College32,36529.69%
Associates Degree12,04711.05%
Bachelors Degree18,17516.67%
Graduate Degree9,2838.52%
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Kootenai County, Idaho Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kootenai County, Idaho Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White100,86094,10225,728
Hispanic3,8623,578581
2+ Races2,0021,917528
Native American1,4111,181247
Asian911738284
Other Race56349287
Black25923973
Islander10293

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 95.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 31.17%.

Kootenai County, Idaho Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,753$42,501$27,152
Less Than 9th Grade$25,543$31,651$18,018
High School Graduate$30,663$38,510$21,712
Some College$30,939$41,064$25,624
Bachelors Degree$49,250$62,269$41,976
Graduate Degree$63,525$77,392$54,076

$34,753

Average Earnings

$42,501

Average Male

$27,152

Average Female

Kootenai County, Idaho Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kootenai County, Idaho Language by Age

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Kootenai County, Idaho Language

96.70% of Kootenai County, Idaho residents speak only English, while 3.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.77% of the population.

Kootenai County, Idaho Language

Kootenai County, Idaho Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White140,91616,14911.46%
Hispanic7,14383711.72%
Multiple4,37174317.00%
Native2,07349523.88%
Asian1,42719513.67%
Other810658.02%
Black4645712.28%
Islander1713118.13%

11.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.46%

Male Poverty Rate

12.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kootenai County, Idaho

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kootenai County, Idaho is Native, with 23.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kootenai County, Idaho is Other, with 8.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.82%.

Kootenai County, Idaho Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.59%
High School12.68%
Some College8.65%
Bachelors or Greater3.85%

Kootenai County, Idaho Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed23.43%
Male Unemployed22.55%
Female Employed8.53%
Male Employed5.59%

Kootenai County, Idaho Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kootenai County, Idaho Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,242$74,130
Families$67,710$85,783
Married Families$77,585$96,677
Non Families$35,458$45,502
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Income by Household Type

Kootenai County, Idaho Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Kootenai County, Idaho Married by Age and Sex

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Kootenai 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.

Kootenai County, Idaho Marital Status by Race

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Kootenai County, Idaho Marital Status

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13,171

Number of Veterans

12,401

Male Veterans

770

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,602
First Gulf War2,440
Second Gulf War1,358
Korea1,008
World War II357

Kootenai County, Idaho Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 744,088
75+3,134
55 to 642,867
35 to 542,311
18 to 34771

Kootenai County, Idaho Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White12,83111.18%
Hispanic2535.32%
2+ Races1495.98%
Black8724.72%
Native American412.53%
Other Race344.89%
Asian292.67%

Kootenai County, Idaho Veterans by Race

Kootenai County, Idaho Veterans by Education

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7.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kootenai County, Idaho Veterans by Education

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61%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Kootenai County, Idaho Employment by Age

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Kootenai County, Idaho Employment by Race

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Kootenai 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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32.57%

Born in Kootenai County, Idaho

97.59%

Native Born

2.41%

Foreign Born

0.98%

Non Citizen

1.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.59% of Kootenai County, Idaho residents were born in the United States, with 32.57% having been born in Idaho. 0.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Kootenai 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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