Idaho State

Idaho is a state in the northwestern region of the United States.

Idaho is the 14th largest, the 39th most populous, and the 7th least densely populated of the 50 United States.

The state's largest city and capital is Boise.

Residents are called "Idahoans".

Idaho was admitted to the Union on July 3, 1890, as the 43rd state.

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As of 2012, Idaho has a total population of 1,547,718 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 19.53%.

The median home price Idaho is $158,600 with the median age of the buyer being 27. Homes in Idaho have appreciatied over the last by -9.63%.

Public schools in Idaho spend approximately $4,976 per student. This provides for a student to teacher ratio of 15.8.

Idaho has an unemployment rate of 8.30%, compared to the USA average of 10.20%. Recent job growth is -4.37% with a projected future job growth of 22.96%.

Idaho has an average commute time of 22 compared to the national average of 27.8.

On a scale from 1 to 10 (lowest crime to highest crime) Idaho is a 2 in violent crime and a 3 in property crime. Violent crime is made up of murder, manslaughter, rape, aggrevated assault and robbery. Property crime is made up of larceny, burglary, vehicle theft, arson and any theft type offense when there is no force against the victim. The national averages are 4 for violent crime and 4 for property crime.

In terms of political affiliations in Idaho, 35.960% of people are Democrats, 61.300% are Republicans and 2.735% are registered Independent.

Idaho People


In 2012, the population of Idaho was 1,547,718. Idaho has a population density of 19 (how many people live in one square mile.

Family in Idaho

The median age in Idaho is 34.3, compared to the USA median age of 36.8. Males account for 50.31% of the population of Idaho, while females make up 49.69% of the population (The USA averages are 49.34% male and 50.66% female).

The average household size in Idaho is 2.66 people across 567,995. 62.13% of people are married in Idaho while 37.87% are single.

Local PopulationIdahoUnited States
Population Density1987
Population Change19.53%9.00%
Median Age34.336.8
Household Size2.662.59
Male Population50.31%49.34%
Female Population49.69%50.66%
Married Population62.13%57.41%
Single Population37.87%42.59%

Idaho Economy

Households by IncomeIdahoUnited States
Income Less than $15,00011.62%12.48%
Income Between $15,000 and $25,00011.79%10.46%
Income Between $25,000 and $35,00012.52%10.68%
Income Between $35,000 and $50,00017.59%15.26%
Income Between $50,000 and $75,00011.58%12.20%
Income Between $100,000 and $150,0009.31%11.83%
Income Between $150,000 and $250,0003.04%5.23%
Income Between $250,000 and $500,0000.95%1.54%
Income Greater than $500,0000.33%0.70%
Population by OccupationIdahoUnited States
Management, Business, and Financial Operations13.22%13.70%
Professional and Related Occupations18.73%20.28%
Sales and Office25.51%26.66%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry2.48%0.74%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance10.84%9.51%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving13.96%14.39%
Local EconomyIdahoUnited States
Unemployment Rate8.30%10.20%
Recent Job Growth-4.37%-4.06%
Future Job Growth22.96%21.68%
Sales Taxes6.50%6.80%
Income Taxes7.80%6.25%
Income per Capita$22,351$26,372
Household Income$46,780$51,660

Idaho Housing


As of 2012, Idaho consisted of 23.31% renters and 64.77% home owners. Homes have appreciated at a rate of -9.63% over the past year (compared to a national appreciation of -5.21%).

Idaho HousingIdahoUnited States
Median Home Cost$158,600$183,450
Median Home Age2733
Home Appreciation-9.63%-5.21%
Homes Owned64.77%60.14%
Housing Vacancy11.92%10.50%
Homes Rented23.31%29.36%
Property Tax Rate$9.47$11.20
Idaho Homes by ValueIdahoUnited States
Less Than $20,0002.73%2.71%
$20,000 to $39,9992.76%3.86%
$40,000 to $59,9993.12%5.09%
$60,000 to $79,9994.11%6.10%
$80,000 to $99,9996.17%7.33%
$100,000 to $149,99923.05%18.53%
$150,000 to $199,99921.45%14.38%
$200,000 to $299,99921.78%17.52%
$300,000 to $399,9996.97%9.26%
$400,000 to $499,9993.34%5.11%
$500,000 to $749,9992.55%5.76%
$1,000,000 or more1.09%2.07%
Idaho Homes by Year BuiltIdahoUnited States
1939 or Earlier8.97%12.87%
1940 to 19495.08%6.21%
1950 to 19597.57%10.80%
1960 to 19697.95%12.04%
1970 to 197919.53%16.14%
1980 to 198910.25%14.11%
1990 to 19947.73%6.29%
1995 to 19989.42%6.33%
1999 to October 200523.50%15.21%

Idaho Religion


45.33% of the people in Idaho declare themselves religious, compared to the national average of 48.34%.

Idaho ReligionsIdahoUnited States
Declared Religious45.33%48.34%
Other Christian4.91%5.20%

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