Shoshone County, Idaho Population 2021

Shoshone County, Idaho's estimated population is 13,066 with a growth rate of 0.71% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Shoshone County, Idaho is the 25th largest county in Idaho. The 2010 Population was 12,749 and has seen a growth of 2.49% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202113,066920.71%
202012,974920.71%
201912,882920.72%
201812,7902712.16%
201712,5191030.83%
201612,416-24-0.19%
201512,440650.53%
201412,375-298-2.35%
201312,673-30-0.24%
201212,703410.32%
201112,662-87-0.68%
201012,749-1,182-8.48%
199013,931-5,295-27.54%
198019,226-492-2.50%
197019,718-1,158-5.55%
196020,876-1,930-8.46%
195022,8061,5767.42%
194021,2302,17011.39%
193019,0604,81033.75%
192014,2502872.06%
191013,9632,01316.85%
190011,9506,568122.04%
18905,3824,9131047.55%
1880469-253-35.04%
18707220.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.71%
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State
Founded
February 4, 1864
County Seat
2010 Population
12,749
Growth Since 2010
2.49%
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Shoshone County, Idaho Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,79293.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native3933.12%
Two or More Races3242.57%
Some Other Race450.36%
Black or African American430.34%
Asian120.10%
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Shoshone County, Idaho Population by Race

Shoshone County, Idaho Population Pyramid $2021

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Shoshone County, Idaho Median Age

47.3


Total

45.3


Male

49.2


Female

Shoshone County, Idaho Adults

There are 10,057 adults, (2,816 of whom are seniors) in Shoshone County, Idaho.

Shoshone County, Idaho Age Dependency

74.1

Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Shoshone County, Idaho Sex Ratio

Female

6,311

50.05%

Male

6,298

49.95%

Shoshone County, Idaho Population by Age

Shoshone County, Idaho Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shoshone County, Idaho Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.6%19.4%
All70%30%
Non Family62.2%37.8%
Male58.4%41.6%
Female50.2%49.8%

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shoshone County, Idaho Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,4662.2570
Married2,7022.7280.6
Non Family1,9931.2162.2
Female5263.2850.2
Male2453.2858.4

2.78

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Shoshone County, Idaho Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2833.08%
9th to 12th Grade98810.74%
High School Graduate3,40236.97%
Some College2,49627.13%
Associates Degree97010.54%
Bachelors Degree6517.08%
Graduate Degree4114.47%
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Shoshone County, Idaho Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shoshone County, Idaho Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,5057,349956
Native American28422617
Hispanic27622557
2+ Races16714221
Other Race45277
Black282511
Asian1299

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 89.29%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.00%.

Shoshone County, Idaho Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,818$39,676$19,198
Less Than 9th Grade$13,894$30,250$10,945
High School Graduate$25,597$34,519$16,060
Some College$33,750$39,409$20,899
Bachelors Degree$42,028$55,938$36,964
Graduate Degree$46,000$64,844$35,972

$30,818

Average Earnings

$39,676

Average Male

$19,198

Average Female

Shoshone County, Idaho Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shoshone County, Idaho Language by Age

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Shoshone County, Idaho Language

95.57% of Shoshone County, Idaho residents speak only English, while 4.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.19% of the population.

Shoshone County, Idaho Language

Shoshone County, Idaho Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,2641,94817.29%
Hispanic44716737.36%
Native39016442.05%
Multiple32311134.37%
Black432967.44%

19.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.52%

Male Poverty Rate

21.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shoshone County, Idaho

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shoshone County, Idaho is Black, with 67.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Shoshone County, Idaho is White, with 17.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.14%.

Shoshone County, Idaho Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.01%
High School16.65%
Some College13.21%
Bachelors or Greater7.71%

Shoshone County, Idaho Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed45.67%
Female Unemployed43.45%
Female Employed11.27%
Male Employed10.80%

Shoshone County, Idaho Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shoshone County, Idaho Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,386$53,892
Families$51,623$65,974
Married Families$57,394-
Non Families$25,438$30,834
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Income by Household Type

Shoshone County, Idaho Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Shoshone County, Idaho Married by Age and Sex

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Shoshone 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 35-44.

Shoshone County, Idaho Marital Status by Race

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Shoshone County, Idaho Marital Status

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1,226

Number of Veterans

1,099

Male Veterans

127

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam571
First Gulf War133
Second Gulf War118
Korea99
World War II31

Shoshone County, Idaho Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74424
75+333
35 to 54225
55 to 64191
18 to 3453

Shoshone County, Idaho Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,20112.70%
2+ Races2210.84%
Hispanic61.92%
Other Race36.67%

Shoshone County, Idaho Veterans by Race

Shoshone County, Idaho Veterans by Education

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5.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shoshone County, Idaho Veterans by Education

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52.7%

Labor Force Participation

48.4%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Shoshone County, Idaho Employment by Age

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Shoshone County, Idaho Employment by Race

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Shoshone 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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46.44%

Born in Shoshone County, Idaho

98.83%

Native Born

1.17%

Foreign Born

0.60%

Non Citizen

0.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.83% of Shoshone County, Idaho residents were born in the United States, with 46.44% having been born in Idaho. 0.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Shoshone 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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