Owyhee County, Idaho Population 2024

13,143

Owyhee County, Idaho's estimated 2024 population is 13,143 with a growth rate of 2.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Owyhee County, Idaho is the 26th largest county in Idaho. The 2010 population was 11,474 and has seen a growth of 14.55% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202914,4682651.87%
202814,2032651.9%
202713,9382651.94%
202613,6732651.98%
202513,4082652.02%
202413,1432652.06%
202312,8782652.1%
202212,6132652.15%
202112,3483542.95%
202011,9941711.45%
201911,8231591.36%
201811,664320.28%
201711,6322642.32%
201611,368740.66%
201511,29420.02%
201411,292-104-0.91%
201311,396-15-0.13%
201211,411330.29%
201111,378-96-0.84%
201011,474
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%
18701,713-12,755-88.16%
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2024 Growth Rate
2.06% (265)
County Website
Owyhee County
State
Idaho
County Seat
2010 Population
11,474
Area
7666 mi²
Density
2 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
14.55% (1,669)
Founded
December 31, 1863

Owyhee County, Idaho Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,93474.18%
Other race1,49712.43%
Two or more races1,1229.32%
Native American4293.56%
Black or African American450.37%
Asian160.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Owyhee County, Idaho Population by Race

Owyhee County, Idaho Population Pyramid 2024

Owyhee County, Idaho Median Age

38.9

Total

38.5

Male

40.3

Female

Owyhee County, Idaho Adults

There are 9,014 adults, (2,217 of whom are seniors) in Owyhee County, Idaho.

Owyhee County, Idaho Age Dependency

77.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Owyhee County, Idaho Sex Ratio

Female5,80548.2%
Male6,23851.8%

Owyhee County, Idaho Population by Age

Owyhee County, Idaho Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,2272.8171.128.9
Married2,4253.4482.817.2
Non Family1,1741.1963.136.9
Female3233.6651.148.9
Male3053.2630.269.8
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3.38

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Owyhee County, Idaho Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Owyhee County, Idaho Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Owyhee County, Idaho Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.71%.

Owyhee County, Idaho Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,385

Average Earnings

$46,773

Average Male

$22,246

Average Female

Owyhee County, Idaho Earnings by Educational Attainment

Owyhee County, Idaho Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Owyhee County, Idaho Language

78.67% of Owyhee County, Idaho residents speak only English, while 21.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.86% of the population.

Owyhee County, Idaho Language

Owyhee County, Idaho Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,08077325.1%
White8,1426417.87%
Other1,49734523.05%
Multiple1,10820718.68%
Native42914233.1%
Asian161487.5%
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13.1%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.79%

Male Poverty Rate

13.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Owyhee County, Idaho

The race most likely to be in poverty in Owyhee County, Idaho is Asian, with 87.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Owyhee County, Idaho is White, with 7.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.72%.

Owyhee County, Idaho Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.7%
High School8.1%
Bachelors or Greater5.82%
Some College5.75%
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Owyhee County, Idaho Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed45.83%
Male Unemployed30.61%
Female Employed7.83%
Male Employed6.29%
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Owyhee County, Idaho Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Owyhee County, Idaho Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Owyhee County, Idaho Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

58.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Owyhee County, Idaho Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Owyhee 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 45-54.

Owyhee County, Idaho Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Owyhee County, Idaho Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

766

Number of Veterans

685

Male Veterans

81

Female Veterans

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Owyhee County, Idaho Veterans by War

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Owyhee County, Idaho Veterans by Age

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Owyhee County, Idaho Veterans by Race

Owyhee County, Idaho Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Owyhee County, Idaho Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Owyhee County, Idaho Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Owyhee County, Idaho Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Owyhee County, Idaho Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

52.75%

Born in Owyhee County, Idaho

91.12%

Native Born

8.88%

Foreign Born

6.55%

Non Citizen

2.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.12% of Owyhee County, Idaho residents were born in the United States, with 52.75% having been born in Idaho. 6.55% 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

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