Lemhi County, Idaho Population 2020

Lemhi County, Idaho's estimated population is 7,861 with a growth rate of 1.97% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lemhi County, Idaho is the 32nd largest county in Idaho.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20187,9611001.27%
20177,8611521.97%
20167,709-27-0.35%
20157,736130.17%
20147,72380.10%
20137,715-52-0.67%
20127,767-218-2.73%
20117,985330.41%
20107,9521,05315.26%
19906,899-561-7.52%
19807,4601,89434.03%
19705,566-250-4.30%
19605,816-462-7.36%
19506,278-243-3.73%
19406,5211,87840.45%
19304,643-521-10.09%
19205,1643787.90%
19104,7861,34038.89%
19003,4461,53179.95%
18901,915-315-14.13%
18802,2301,242125.71%
18709880.00%

How Many People Live in Lemhi County, Idaho?

7,861

Lemhi County, Idaho Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,39094.77%
Two or More Races3224.13%
Some Other Race580.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native180.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.09%
Black or African American30.04%

Lemhi County, Idaho Population Pyramid 2020

Lemhi County, Idaho Median Age

52.3


Total

52


Male

52.9


Female

Lemhi County, Idaho Adults

There are 6,360 adults, (2,240 of whom are seniors) in Lemhi County, Idaho.

Lemhi County, Idaho Age Dependency

89.3

Age Dependency Ratio

54.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lemhi County, Idaho Sex Ratio

Female

3,850

49.37%

Male

3,948

50.63%

Lemhi County, Idaho Households and Families

Lemhi County, Idaho Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lemhi County, Idaho Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82%18%
All75.4%24.6%
Non Family71.3%28.7%
Male62.2%37.8%
Female50.3%49.7%

75.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5492.1475.4
Married1,8492.8382
Non Family1,3841.0671.3
Female1892.7650.3
Male1272.9262.2

2.75

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lemhi County, Idaho Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1432.42%
9th to 12th Grade3195.41%
High School Graduate1,88731.99%
Some College1,84031.20%
Associates Degree4667.90%
Bachelors Degree83014.07%
Graduate Degree4137.00%

Lemhi County, Idaho Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,6085,1921,226
Multiple Races1841642
Hispanic13611117
Other Race4530
Native American77
Black32

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 white people with a rate of 21.86%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,024$35,158$19,544
Less Than High School$$32,188$12,237
High School Grad$23,130$25,217$18,750
Some College$30,156$35,087$19,534
Bachelors Degree$31,165$49,500$19,728
Graduate Degree$40,081$40,795$32,171

$27,024

Average Earnings

$35,158

Average Male

$19,544

Average Female

Lemhi County, Idaho Language

Lemhi County, Idaho Language by Age

Lemhi County, Idaho Language

97.62% of Lemhi County, Idaho residents speak only English, while 2.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.60% of the population.

Lemhi County, Idaho Poverty

Lemhi County, Idaho Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,17883611.65%
Multiple32014244.38%
Hispanic2404619.17%

13.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.06%

Male Poverty Rate

16.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lemhi County, Idaho

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lemhi County, Idaho is Multiple, with 44.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lemhi County, Idaho is White, with 11.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.08%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.79%
High School13.43%
Some College11.36%
Bachelors or Greater5.89%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed66.67%
Male Unemployed36.62%
Female Employed9.43%
Male Employed7.35%

Lemhi County, Idaho Income

Lemhi County, Idaho Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,921$49,590
Families$54,260$62,252
Married Families$58,558-
Non Families$23,433$28,440

Lemhi County, Idaho Marital Status

Lemhi County, Idaho Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

61.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Lemhi County, Idaho Married by Age and Sex

Lemhi County, Idaho Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lemhi County, Idaho Marital Status by Race

Lemhi County, Idaho Veterans

824

Number of Veterans

810

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam432
Korea107
Second Gulf War102
First Gulf War76
World War II46
Name Veterans % of Total
White78512.88%
2 or More3516.83%
Hispanic2110.19%
Indian457.14%

$Lemhi County, Idaho Veterans by Education

5.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lemhi County, Idaho Employment Status

51%

Labor Force Participation

49.2%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Lemhi County, Idaho Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

40.50%

Born in Idaho

96.95%

Native Born

3.05%

Foreign Born

1.49%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.95% of Lemhi County, Idaho residents were born in the United States, with 40.50% having been born in Idaho. 1.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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