Owyhee County ID Information

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Owyhee County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 12,054
Population in Households 11,894
Population in Familes 10,142
Population in Group Qrtrs 160
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 66
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,209
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 3,027
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,183 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,868 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,341 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 974 (18.8%)
Median Home Value $136,710
Average Home Value $193,881
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,078
Average Household Income $50,505
Per Capita Income $17,990
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.72% 0.74%
Households 0.52% 0.69%
Families 0.39% 0.6%
Median Household Income   -0.58%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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.

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Owyhee County ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Owyhee 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 # 25 45th
Population Density1 # 40 11th
Diversity Index2 # 6 89th
Median Household Income # 42 7th
Per Capita Income # 39 14th

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