Kootenai County, Idaho Population 2020

Kootenai County, Idaho's estimated population is 169,545 with a growth rate of 2.43% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kootenai County, Idaho is the 3rd largest county in Idaho.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020169,5454,0202.43%
2019165,5254,0202.49%
2018161,5054,0202.55%
2017157,4854,3822.86%
2016153,1033,7082.48%
2015149,3952,8591.95%
2014146,5362,6381.83%
2013143,8981,8201.28%
2012142,0781,1590.82%
2011140,9192,0671.49%
2010138,85269,05798.94%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
2.43%
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Founded
December 22, 1864
County Seat
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Kootenai County, Idaho Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White144,71594.21%
Two or More Races3,9362.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,1701.41%
Asian1,2190.79%
Some Other Race7260.47%
Black or African American6100.40%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2290.15%
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Kootenai County, Idaho Population Pyramid 2020

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Kootenai County, Idaho Median Age

40.2


Total

39.1


Male

41.3


Female

Kootenai County, Idaho Adults

There are 117,951 adults, (27,653 of whom are seniors) in Kootenai County, Idaho.

Kootenai County, Idaho Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Kootenai County, Idaho Sex Ratio

Female

77,715

50.59%

Male

75,890

49.41%

Kootenai County, Idaho Households and Families

Kootenai County, Idaho Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kootenai County, Idaho Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.2%16.8%
All70.5%29.5%
Non Family59.6%40.4%
Female47.2%52.8%
Male47.1%52.9%

70.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All60,4972.5170.5
Married32,6143.0583.2
Non Family18,7951.2659.6
Female6,0063.1647.2
Male3,0823.1147.1

2.98

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Kootenai County, Idaho Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3781.30%
9th to 12th Grade6,5456.19%
High School Graduate28,70027.14%
Some College31,32829.63%
Associates Degree11,43210.81%
Bachelors Degree17,71216.75%
Graduate Degree8,6378.17%
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Kootenai County, Idaho Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White98,12390,91824,502
Hispanic3,6133,336872
Multiple Races1,8721,722397
Native American1,4071,248269
Asian765629233
Other Race41833160
Black23720374
Islander1361291

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 94.85%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 31.22%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,038$41,200$26,585
Less Than High School$24,689$27,844$18,910
High School Grad$29,538$36,755$21,248
Some College$30,123$40,173$24,999
Bachelors Degree$47,913$59,002$40,818
Graduate Degree$63,248$75,361$56,575

$33,038

Average Earnings

$41,200

Average Male

$26,585

Average Female

Kootenai County, Idaho Language

Kootenai County, Idaho Language by Age

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Kootenai County, Idaho Language

97.19% of Kootenai County, Idaho residents speak only English, while 2.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.39% of the population.

Kootenai County, Idaho Poverty

Kootenai County, Idaho Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White137,84416,38411.89%
Hispanic6,80579111.62%
Multiple3,90963016.12%
Native2,10051424.48%
Asian1,21316113.27%
Other72610214.05%
Black5869315.87%
Islander2292611.35%

12.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.89%

Male Poverty Rate

13.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kootenai County, Idaho

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kootenai County, Idaho is Native, with 24.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kootenai County, Idaho is Islander, with 11.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.55%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.31%
High School12.94%
Some College8.98%
Bachelors or Greater4.24%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.60%
Male Unemployed21.53%
Female Employed8.83%
Male Employed5.88%

Kootenai County, Idaho Income

Kootenai County, Idaho Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,457$73,138
Families$64,679$84,318
Married Families$74,864$95,689
Non Families$33,396$44,212
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Kootenai County, Idaho Marital Status

Kootenai County, Idaho Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

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 Over 65, 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 Veterans

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12,376

Number of Veterans

11,718

Male Veterans

658

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,333
First Gulf War2,194
Second Gulf War1,272
Korea982
World War II393
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 743,843
75+2,817
55 to 642,717
35 to 542,229
18 to 34770
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Name Veterans % of Total
White11,98810.72%
Hispanic2004.47%
2 or More1657.08%
Black8424.35%
Indian694.23%
Other528.71%
Asian181.87%

Kootenai County, Idaho Veterans by Education

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6.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kootenai County, Idaho Employment Status

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61.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

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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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32.14%

Born in Idaho

97.70%

Native Born

2.30%

Foreign Born

0.82%

Non Citizen

1.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.70% of Kootenai County, Idaho residents were born in the United States, with 32.14% having been born in Idaho. 0.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  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