Nez Perce County, ID

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2022 Population
42,200
0.909% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Crapo
Republican Party
US Senator
Jim Risch
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.7
0.246% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
14.1%
3.47% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$65,023
5.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$259,600
17.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
19,812
0.746% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Nez Perce County, ID had a population of 42.2k people with a median age of 40.7 and a median household income of $65,023. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Nez Perce County, ID grew from 41,820 to 42,200, a 0.909% increase and its median household income grew from $61,810 to $65,023, a 5.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Nez Perce County, ID are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.1%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (4.77%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.4%), White (Hispanic) (2.62%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.13%).

None of the households in Nez Perce County, ID reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.4% of the residents in Nez Perce County, ID are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Nez Perce County, ID are Lewis-Clark State College (848 degrees awarded in 2022) and Headmasters School of Hair Design (23 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Nez Perce County, ID was $259,600, and the homeownership rate was 71.6%.

Most people in Nez Perce County, ID drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17 minutes. The average car ownership in Nez Perce County, ID was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Nez Perce County, ID is home to a population of 42.2k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.3% of Nez Perce County, ID residents were born outside of the country (970 people).

In 2022, there were 18 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (36.3k people) in Nez Perce County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.02k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 1.43k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.4%
2022 Citizenship
99.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.4% of Nez Perce County, ID residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Nez Perce County, ID was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Nez Perce County, ID
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    36.3k ± 113
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    2.02k ± 156
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.43k ± 195
4.51%
Hispanic Population
1.9k people

In 2022, there were 18 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (36.3k people) in Nez Perce County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.02k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 1.43k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.51% of the people in Nez Perce County, ID are hispanic (1.9k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    53,631 ± 5,603 people
  2. Canada
    5,916 ± 1,885 people
  3. Philippines
    2,755 ± 1,288 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Idaho was Mexico, the natal country of 53,631 Idaho residents, followed by Canada with 5,916 and Philippines with 2,755.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.3%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
970 people
1.74%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
729 people

As of 2022, 2.3% of Nez Perce County, ID residents (970 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Nez Perce County, ID was 1.74%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,031 ± 187
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    590 ± 258
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    485 ± 165

Nez Perce County, ID has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.75 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Nez Perce County, ID employs 19.8k people. The largest industries in Nez Perce County, ID are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,089 people), Manufacturing (2,510 people), and Retail Trade (2,460 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($90,605), Utilities ($70,417), and Manufacturing ($68,276).

Males in Idaho have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,089. The income inequality in Idaho (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

19.8k
2022 Value
± 1,051
−0.746%
1 Year decline
± 7.44%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Nez Perce County, ID declined at a rate of −0.746%, from 20k employees to 19.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Nez Perce County, ID, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,302 people), Management Occupations (2,192 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,066 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Nez Perce County, ID.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

19.8k
2022 Value
± 1,051
−0.746%
1 Year decline
± 7.44%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Nez Perce County, ID declined at a rate of −0.746%, from 20k employees to 19.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Nez Perce County, ID, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,089 people), Manufacturing (2,510 people), and Retail Trade (2,460 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Nez Perce County, ID, though some of these residents may live in Nez Perce County, ID and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$52,917
Median earning men ± $2,917
$35,107
Median earning women ± $3,173

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($70,662), Public Administration ($59,943), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($59,931).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($53,338), Information ($45,363), and Construction ($45,357).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.01%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 836k people employed in Idaho. This represents a 3.01% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 8.06%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 502
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 306
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 246
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Nez Perce County, ID went to Donald J. Trump with 65.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (31.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.41%).

Mike Crapo and Jim Risch are the senators currently representing the state of Idaho. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Idaho is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Idaho

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Mike Crapo
Senator from Idaho3
Assumed office on January 3, 1999
Jim Risch
Senator from Idaho2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009

Mike Crapo and Jim Risch are the senators currently representing Idaho.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Idaho

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Education

In 2022, universities in Nez Perce County, ID awarded 871 degrees. The student population of Nez Perce County, ID in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,381 male students and 2,409 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Nez Perce County, ID are White (689 and 80.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (85 and 9.91%), Two or More Races (29 and 3.38%), and Asian (18 and 2.1%).

The largest universities in Nez Perce County, ID by number of degrees awarded are Lewis-Clark State College (848 and 97.4%) and Headmasters School of Hair Design (23 and 2.64%).

The most popular majors in Nez Perce County, ID are Registered Nursing (202 and 23.2%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (77 and 8.84%), and General Business Administration & Management (56 and 6.43%).

The median tuition cost in Nez Perce County, ID for a public four year colleges is $6,996 for in-state students and $20,252 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Nez Perce County, ID, the percentage of applicants admitted was 86.8%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 14.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 3,790 (36.4% men and 63.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 3,790 students enrolled in Nez Perce County, ID, 36.4% men and 63.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,949 records, of which 64.4% were women and 35.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 45 degrees awarded
  2. 202 degrees awarded
  3. 50 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Nez Perce County, ID was Social Work with 45 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Nez Perce County, ID according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 848 degrees awarded
  2. 23 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Lewis-Clark State College with 848 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 269 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Nez Perce County, ID, which is 0.447 times less than the 602 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 689 degrees mean that there were 8.11 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 85 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($6,996) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,400) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

In 2022, 0.722% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.698% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (392k), Some college (372k), and Bachelors Degree (254k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Nez Perce County, ID was $259,600 in 2022, which is 0.921 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $221,100 to $259,600, a 17.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Nez Perce County, ID is 71.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Nez Perce County, ID have an average commute time of 17 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Nez Perce County, ID is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Nez Perce County, ID is $65,023. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Nez Perce County, ID was Census Tract 9610 with a value of $102,645, followed by Census Tract 9602 and Census Tract 9608, with respective values of $92,083 and $79,375.

In 2022, 13.2% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Nez Perce County, ID. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.69%.

Property

$259,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,643
$12,256
Median Property Taxes
±$797

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Nez Perce County, ID the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

71.6%
Homeownership
2022
65.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 71.6% of the housing units in Nez Perce County, ID were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9610
  2. Census Tract 9602
  3. Census Tract 9608

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Nez Perce County, ID was Census Tract 9610 with a value of $102,645, followed by Census Tract 9602 and Census Tract 9608, with respective values of $92,083 and $79,375.

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Household Income

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$65,023
Median Household Income
± $5,700
17.1k
Number of Households
± 949

In 2022, the median household income of the 17.1k households in Nez Perce County, ID grew to $65,023 from the previous year's value of $61,810.

The following chart displays the households in Nez Perce County, ID distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Nez Perce County, ID is from Idaho.
0.473
2022 Wage GINI in Idaho
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Idaho

In 2022, the income inequality in Idaho was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.111% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Idaho was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Idaho in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (82.3%)
  2. Carpooled (7.15%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.24%)

In 2022, 82.3% of workers in Nez Perce County, ID drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.15%) and those who worked at home (6.24%).

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Commute Time

17 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Nez Perce County, ID have a shorter commute time (17 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.77% of the workforce in Nez Perce County, ID have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 13.2% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Nez Perce County, ID. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.69%.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Nez Perce County, ID (5.75k out of 40.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Nez Perce County, ID is White, followed by Native American and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 12.7% of the children was living in poverty in Nez Perce County, ID. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 6.6%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 145 in Nez Perce County, ID. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 4.93 per 100,000 population.

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Health

89.9% of the population of Nez Perce County, ID has health coverage, with 45.9% on employee plans, 14.2% on Medicaid, 14.4% on Medicare, 13.4% on non-group plans, and 1.96% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Nez Perce County, ID see 1393 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.47% decrease from the previous year (1443 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1274 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 348 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,393 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Nez Perce County, ID

Primary care physicians in Nez Perce County, ID see an average of 1,393 patients per year. This represents a 3.47% decrease from the previous year (1,443 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.2% under 18 years, 19.9% between 18 and 34 years, 37.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.1%
Uninsured
45.9%
Employer Coverage
14.2%
Medicaid
14.4%
Medicare
13.4%
Non-Group
1.96%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Nez Perce County, ID grew by 1.09% from 10% to 10.1%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 46.3 in Nez Perce County, ID.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 32.9% in Nez Perce County, ID.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 12.2% in Nez Perce County, ID.

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