Owyhee County, Idaho Population 2021

Owyhee County, Idaho's estimated population is 12,131 with a growth rate of 1.29% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Owyhee County, Idaho is the 28th largest county in Idaho. The 2010 Population was 11,473 and has seen a growth of 5.74% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202112,1311541.29%
202011,9771541.30%
201911,8231541.32%
201811,669510.44%
201711,6182542.24%
201611,364760.67%
201511,2880.00%
201411,288-106-0.93%
201311,394-15-0.13%
201211,409330.29%
201111,376-97-0.85%
201011,4733,08136.71%
19908,3921201.45%
19808,2721,85028.81%
19706,422470.74%
19606,375681.08%
19506,30765511.59%
19405,6521,54937.75%
19304,103-591-12.59%
19204,69465016.07%
19104,0442406.31%
19003,8041,78388.22%
18902,02159541.73%
18801,426-287-16.75%
18701,7130.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.29%
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State
Founded
December 31, 1863
County Seat
2010 Population
11,473
Growth Since 2010
5.74%
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Owyhee County, Idaho Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,13979.11%
Some Other Race1,57213.61%
Two or More Races3953.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native3723.22%
Black or African American610.53%
Asian130.11%
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Owyhee County, Idaho Population by Race

Owyhee County, Idaho Population Pyramid $2021

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Owyhee County, Idaho Median Age

38.9


Total

37.2


Male

40.5


Female

Owyhee County, Idaho Adults

There are 8,530 adults, (2,074 of whom are seniors) in Owyhee County, Idaho.

Owyhee County, Idaho Age Dependency

78.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Owyhee County, Idaho Sex Ratio

Female

5,600

48.48%

Male

5,952

51.52%

Owyhee County, Idaho Population by Age

Owyhee County, Idaho Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Owyhee County, Idaho Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.7%19.3%
All70.9%29.1%
Non Family63.4%36.6%
Male50.6%49.4%
Female47.8%52.2%

70.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Owyhee County, Idaho Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3212.6470.9
Married2,4413.2780.7
Non Family1,2081.1763.4
Female4253.0547.8
Male2472.9750.6

3.11

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Owyhee County, Idaho Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade81710.83%
9th to 12th Grade98213.02%
High School Graduate2,51533.35%
Some College1,72122.82%
Associates Degree6017.97%
Bachelors Degree6829.04%
Graduate Degree2232.96%
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Owyhee County, Idaho Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Owyhee County, Idaho Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,6154,874740
Hispanic1,532603153
Other Race78322914
Native American24417512
2+ Races200121
Black529
Asian55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.18%.

Owyhee County, Idaho Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,181$34,087$20,205
Less Than 9th Grade$22,546$29,500$10,583
High School Graduate$26,011$31,019$20,000
Some College$28,824$42,100$22,308
Bachelors Degree$39,955$51,576$38,024
Graduate Degree$34,583$63,250$33,782

$27,181

Average Earnings

$34,087

Average Male

$20,205

Average Female

Owyhee County, Idaho Earnings by Educational Attainment

Owyhee County, Idaho Language by Age

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Owyhee County, Idaho Language

78.12% of Owyhee County, Idaho residents speak only English, while 21.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.17% of the population.

Owyhee County, Idaho Language

Owyhee County, Idaho Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,0111,07435.67%
White7,7796348.15%
Other1,57260738.61%
Multiple39510426.33%
Native37210227.42%
Asian131292.31%

16.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.85%

Male Poverty Rate

16.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Owyhee County, Idaho

The race most likely to be in poverty in Owyhee County, Idaho is Asian, with 92.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Owyhee County, Idaho is White, with 8.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.62%.

Owyhee County, Idaho Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.63%
High School10.96%
Some College7.52%
Bachelors or Greater1.44%

Owyhee County, Idaho Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed58.12%
Female Unemployed26.76%
Female Employed10.47%
Male Employed7.18%

Owyhee County, Idaho Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Owyhee County, Idaho Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,798$60,798
Families$52,029$67,435
Married Families$58,106-
Non Families$29,167$40,812
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Income by Household Type

Owyhee County, Idaho Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

56.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Owyhee County, Idaho Married by Age and Sex

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Owyhee County, Idaho Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Owyhee County, Idaho Marital Status by Race

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Owyhee County, Idaho Marital Status

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748

Number of Veterans

720

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam332
First Gulf War192
Second Gulf War124
Korea55
World War II47

Owyhee County, Idaho Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74240
75+185
35 to 54168
55 to 64133
18 to 3422

Owyhee County, Idaho Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6999.96%
Hispanic301.55%
2+ Races249.13%
Native American134.85%
Other Race121.30%

Owyhee County, Idaho Veterans by Race

Owyhee County, Idaho Veterans by Education

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11.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Owyhee County, Idaho Veterans by Education

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60%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Owyhee County, Idaho Employment by Age

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Owyhee County, Idaho Employment by Race

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Owyhee 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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53.78%

Born in Owyhee County, Idaho

90.28%

Native Born

9.72%

Foreign Born

7.21%

Non Citizen

2.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.28% of Owyhee County, Idaho residents were born in the United States, with 53.78% having been born in Idaho. 7.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Owyhee 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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