Kootenai County ID Information


Kootenai County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 154,125
Population in Households 152,637
Population in Familes 123,566
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,488
Population Density1 124
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 59,832
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 40,841
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 70,003 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40,916 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 18,916 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,171 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $219,176
Average Home Value $287,209


Median Household Income $48,709
Average Household Income $65,817
Per Capita Income $25,808
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.73% 1.72%
Households 1.59% 1.64%
Families 1.45% 1.55%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
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.


Kootenai County ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kootenai 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 # 3 95th
Population Density1 # 3 95th
Diversity Index2 # 31 32nd
Median Household Income # 9 82nd
Per Capita Income # 5 91st

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