Benewah County ID Information


Benewah County Subdivisions

Benewah County ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,396
Daytime Population: Workers 4,455
Daytime Population: Residents 5,475
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,930
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 9,326
Population in Familes 7,462
Population in Group Qrtrs 70
Population Density2 12
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $37,900
Average Household Income $50,070
Per Capita Income $20,724


Total Housing Units 4,811 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,894 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 970 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 947 (19.7%)
Median Home Value $151,361
Average Home Value $188,424


Total Households 3,864
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 2,561
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.16% 0.34%
Households 0.1% 0.3%
Families -0.05% 0.21%
Median Household Income   0.22%
Per Capita Income   1.35%


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, 2017 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 Density # 20 57th
Diversity Index # 22 52nd
Median Household Income # 36 20th
Per Capita Income # 29 36th

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