Benewah County ID Information


Benewah County Subdivisions

Benewah County ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,447
Population in Households 9,377
Population in Familes 7,540
Population in Group Qrtrs 70
Population Density1 12
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 3,957
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 2,627
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,909 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,952 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,005 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 952 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $148,841
Average Home Value $191,116


Median Household Income $37,568
Average Household Income $48,176
Per Capita Income $20,311
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.28% 0.43%
Households 0.49% 0.57%
Families 0.35% 0.48%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Benewah County ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Benewah County to the other 44 counties and county equivalents in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 30 34th
Population Density1 # 20 57th
Diversity Index2 # 22 52nd
Median Household Income # 35 23rd
Per Capita Income # 26 43rd

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