Payette County ID Information


Payette County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 23,695
Population in Households 23,601
Population in Familes 19,993
Population in Group Qrtrs 94
Population Density1 58
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 8,556
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 6,183
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,350 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,016 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,540 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 794 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $141,974
Average Home Value $180,589


Median Household Income $42,601
Average Household Income $53,026
Per Capita Income $19,209
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.74% 0.84%
Households 0.56% 0.72%
Families 0.44% 0.65%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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.


Payette County ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Payette 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 # 15 68th
Population Density1 # 7 86th
Diversity Index2 # 15 68th
Median Household Income # 22 52nd
Per Capita Income # 35 23rd

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