Owyhee County, Idaho Population 2020

Owyhee County, Idaho's estimated population is 11,827 with a growth rate of 0.57% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Owyhee County, Idaho is the 27th largest county in Idaho.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202011,827670.57%
201911,760670.57%
201811,693670.58%
201711,6262572.26%
201611,369770.68%
201511,292-5-0.04%
201411,297-102-0.89%
201311,399-14-0.12%
201211,413370.33%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
0.57%
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Founded
December 31, 1863
County Seat
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Owyhee County, Idaho Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,48382.78%
Some Other Race1,14510.00%
Two or More Races3903.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native3693.22%
Black or African American500.44%
Asian180.16%
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Owyhee County, Idaho Population Pyramid 2020

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Owyhee County, Idaho Median Age

38.4


Total

38.2


Male

38.5


Female

Owyhee County, Idaho Adults

There are 8,429 adults, (2,009 of whom are seniors) in Owyhee County, Idaho.

Owyhee County, Idaho Age Dependency

78.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Owyhee County, Idaho Sex Ratio

Female

5,581

48.72%

Male

5,874

51.28%

Owyhee County, Idaho Households and Families

Owyhee County, Idaho Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Owyhee County, Idaho Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.4%21.6%
All70.6%29.4%
Male68.6%31.4%
Non Family64.4%35.6%
Female44%56%

70.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,2502.6670.6
Married2,3973.2878.4
Non Family1,2091.1364.4
Female4052.8344
Male2393.968.6

3.19

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Owyhee County, Idaho Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade77910.48%
9th to 12th Grade1,07714.48%
High School Graduate2,55234.32%
Some College1,61121.66%
Associates Degree5847.85%
Bachelors Degree6488.71%
Graduate Degree1852.49%
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Owyhee County, Idaho Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,5354,753668
Hispanic1,513529142
Other Race587150
Native American23519218
Multiple Races227155
Black363
Asian13105

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.87%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.46%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,200$32,260$20,836
Less Than High School$21,205$27,426$11,935
High School Grad$26,035$29,841$19,094
Some College$31,271$48,606$25,216
Bachelors Degree$41,417$51,538$36,250
Graduate Degree$62,841$75,147$

$27,200

Average Earnings

$32,260

Average Male

$20,836

Average Female

Owyhee County, Idaho Language

Owyhee County, Idaho Language by Age

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Owyhee County, Idaho Language

76.65% of Owyhee County, Idaho residents speak only English, while 23.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.36% of the population.

Owyhee County, Idaho Poverty

Owyhee County, Idaho Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,0381,45647.93%
White7,7097629.88%
Other1,14551044.54%
Native35812835.75%
Multiple39011830.26%
Asian18950.00%

21.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.67%

Male Poverty Rate

20.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Owyhee County, Idaho

The race most likely to be in poverty in Owyhee County, Idaho is Asian, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Owyhee County, Idaho is White, with 9.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.23%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.73%
High School12.08%
Some College10.39%
Bachelors or Greater2.05%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed68.53%
Female Unemployed28.57%
Male Employed12.00%
Female Employed10.79%

Owyhee County, Idaho Income

Owyhee County, Idaho Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,430$59,481
Families$49,872$68,606
Married Families$56,109-
Non Families$25,593$33,573
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Owyhee County, Idaho Marital Status

Owyhee County, Idaho Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.7%

Male Marriage Rate

58.2%

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 Veterans

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765

Number of Veterans

749

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam352
First Gulf War164
Second Gulf War97
Korea71
World War II45
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74287
75+174
35 to 54148
55 to 64141
18 to 3415
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Name Veterans % of Total
White6869.66%
Hispanic351.82%
Indian3412.93%
2 or More268.72%
Other162.25%
Asian323.08%

Owyhee County, Idaho Veterans by Education

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13.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Owyhee County, Idaho Employment Status

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59.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

4.5%

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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54.34%

Born in Idaho

89.73%

Native Born

10.27%

Foreign Born

8.32%

Non Citizen

1.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.73% of Owyhee County, Idaho residents were born in the United States, with 54.34% having been born in Idaho. 8.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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