Caldwell, ID

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Population

51,634

2.68% growth

Median Age

29.7


Median Household Income

$43,269

0.966% growth

Poverty Rate

19.3%


Number of Employees

21,366

3.01% growth

Median Property Value

$121,400

7.43% growth

About

In 2017, Caldwell, ID had a population of 51.6k people with a median age of 29.7 and a median household income of $43,269. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Caldwell, ID grew from 50,288 to 51,634, a 2.68% increase and its median household income grew from $42,855 to $43,269, a 0.966% increase.

The population of Caldwell, ID is 59.3% White Alone, 36.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.02% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Caldwell, ID speak a non-English language, and 92.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Caldwell, ID are The College of Idaho (291 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Caldwell, ID is $121,400, and the homeownership rate is 64.4%. Most people in Caldwell, ID commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22 minutes. The average car ownership in Caldwell, ID is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Caldwell, ID employs 21.4k people. The largest industries in Caldwell, ID are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,201 people), Retail Trade (2,599 people), and Manufacturing (2,455 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($74,583), Utilities ($47,901), and Public Administration ($37,083).

Median household income in Caldwell, ID is $43,269. Males in Caldwell, ID have an average income that is 1.45 times higher than the average income of females, which is $37,730. The income inequality in Caldwell, ID (measured using the Gini index) is 0.464, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$43,269

2017 value

± $2,362

0.966%

1 Year Growth

± 6.97%

Households in Caldwell, ID have a median annual income of $43,269, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $42,855 in 2016, which represents a 0.966% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$54,622

Average Male Salary

± $2,243

$37,730

Average Female Salary

± $1,625

In 2017, full-time male employees in Idaho made 1.45 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $46,142 ± $12,002

  2. White

    $40,859 ± $1,365

  3. Black

    $35,264 ± $18,479

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Idaho workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Caldwell, ID is from Idaho.

0.464

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Idaho was 0.464 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.367% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Idaho was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Idaho in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Idaho across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 210.01

  2. Census Tract 217

  3. Census Tract 210.02

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Caldwell, ID was Census Tract 210.01 with a value of $47,492, followed by Census Tract 217 and Census Tract 210.02, with respective values of $43,992 and $39,856.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

19.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Caldwell, ID (9.69k out of 50.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 6 - 11.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    7,861 ± 776

  2. Hispanic

    5,078 ± 702

  3. Other

    1,342 ± 468

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Caldwell, ID is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

21.4k

2017 Value

± 1,209

3.01%

1 Year growth

± 7.76%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Caldwell, ID grew at a rate of 3.01%, from 20.7k employees to 21.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Caldwell, ID, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,087 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (2,020 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,799 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Caldwell, ID.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Caldwell, ID, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,087 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (2,020 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,799 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Caldwell, ID has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.07 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.9 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.86 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Caldwell, ID, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($47,260), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($43,295), and Management Occupations ($42,333).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

21.4k

2017 Value

± 1,209

3.01%

1 Year growth

± 7.76%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Caldwell, ID grew at a rate of 3.01%, from 20.7k employees to 21.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Caldwell, ID, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,201 people), Retail Trade (2,599 people), and Manufacturing (2,455 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Caldwell, ID, though some of these residents may live in Caldwell, ID and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Caldwell, ID, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,201 people), Retail Trade (2,599 people), and Manufacturing (2,455 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Caldwell, ID has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.41 times higher than expected), Construction (1.71 times), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.54 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Caldwell, ID, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($74,583), Utilities ($47,901), and Public Administration ($37,083).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Idaho to other states, or from other states to Idaho.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $10.8B

  2. $4.28B

  3. $4.26B

In 2015, the top outbound Idaho product (by dollars) was Other foodstuffs with $10.8B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($4.28B) and Electronics ($4.26B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Idaho products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$55.1B

2015 Value

$82.2B

Projected 2045 Value

49.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Idaho trade was $55.1B. This is expected to increase 49.1% to $82.2B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Idaho trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Idaho to other states, or from other states to Idaho.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $6.23B

  2. $3.13B

  3. $2.01B

In 2015, the top outbound Idaho domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Washington with $6.23B, followed by California with $3.13B and Utah and $2.01B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Idaho shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

83.1% of the population of Caldwell, ID has health coverage, with 35.7% on employee plans, 25.3% on Medicaid, 7.48% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 1.49% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Caldwell, ID was $6,927 in 2014. This is a 5.07% increase from the previous year ($6,593).

Primary care physicians in Caldwell, ID see 1555 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.321% decrease from the previous year (1560 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1541 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 523 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Bingham County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.3%). Additionally, Minidoka County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,555 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Idaho see an average of 1,555 patients per year. This represents a 0.321% decrease from the previous year (1,560 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,927

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,560

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,069

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,737

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Idaho (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.07%, from $6,593 to $6,927.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

16.9%

Uninsured

35.7%

Employer Coverage

25.3%

Medicaid

7.48%

Medicare

13.1%

Non-Group

1.49%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Caldwell, ID declined by 2.45% from 17.3% to 16.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Caldwell, ID changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 11.3% prevalence

  2. 11.1% prevalence

  3. 11.1% prevalence

Bingham County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Idaho, at 11.3%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Idaho by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Caldwell, ID is home to a population of 51.6k people, from which 92.5% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Caldwell, ID residents were born outside of the country (5.67k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Caldwell, ID is composed of 30.6k White Alone residents (59.3%), 18.9k Hispanic or Latino residents (36.5%), 1.05k Two or More Races residents (2.02%), 475 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.92%), 371 Asian Alone residents (0.719%), 149 Black or African American Alone residents (0.289%), 80 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.155%), and 19 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0368%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Caldwell, ID are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

28

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.2

43

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Caldwell, ID was 29.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 28, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Caldwell, ID are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Caldwell, ID residents was 30.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    5.67k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Caldwell, ID residents (5.67k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Caldwell, ID was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    51,895 ± 5,505 people

  2. Canada

    4,756 ± 1,691 people

  3. China

    3,072 ± 1,360 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Idaho was Mexico, the natal country of 51,895 Idaho residents, followed by Canada with 4,756 and China with 3,072.

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Citizenship

92.5%

2017 Citizenship

92.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 92.5% of Caldwell, ID residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Caldwell, ID was 92.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    30.6k ± 1.24k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    18.9k ± 2.2k

  3. Two or More Races

    1.05k ± 335

In 2017, there were 1.63 times more White Alone residents (30.6k people) in Caldwell, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.9k Hispanic or Latino and 1.05k Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Caldwell, ID as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Caldwell, ID citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Caldwell, ID was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Caldwell, ID are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    932 ± 213

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    791 ± 304

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    469 ± 205

Caldwell, ID has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.18 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Caldwell, ID awarded 291 degrees. The student population of Caldwell, ID is skewed towards women, with 482 male students and 489 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Caldwell, ID are White (190 and 70.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (47 and 17.5%), Unknown (13 and 4.85%), and Asian (12 and 4.48%).

The largest universities in Caldwell, ID by number of degrees awarded are The College of Idaho (291 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Caldwell, ID are General Business Administration & Management (39 and 13.4%), General Psychology (34 and 11.7%), and General Health Services (29 and 9.97%).

The median tuition costs in Caldwell, ID are $26,670 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 39 degrees awarded

  2. 34 degrees awarded

  3. 29 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Caldwell, ID was General Business Administration & Management with 39 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

291 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$26,670

Median Private

In 2016, the Caldwell, ID institution with the largest number of graduating students was The College of Idaho with 291 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

120

Degrees Awarded to Men

171

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 120 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Caldwell, ID, which is 0.702 times less than the 171 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    190 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    47 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    13 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Caldwell, ID were to White students. These 190 degrees mean that there were 4.04 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 47 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Caldwell, ID was $121,400 in 2017, which is 0.558 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $113,000 to $121,400, a 7.43% increase. The homeownership rate in Caldwell, ID is 64.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Caldwell, ID have an average commute time of 22 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Caldwell, ID is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$43,269

Median Household Income

± $2,362

16.2k

Number of Households

± 989

In 2017, the median household income of the 16.2k households in Caldwell, ID grew to $43,269 from the previous year's value of $42,855.

The following chart displays the households in Caldwell, 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$121,400

2017 Median

± $3,887

$113,000

2016 Median

± $2,906

In 2017, the median property value in Caldwell, ID grew to to $121,400 from the previous year's value of $113,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Caldwell, ID compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Caldwell, ID the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Caldwell, ID distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Caldwell, ID the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

64.4%

2017 Homeownership

64.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 64.4% of the housing units in Caldwell, ID were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 64.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Caldwell, ID compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Caldwell, ID distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Caldwell, ID have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

22 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Caldwell, ID have a shorter commute time (22 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.41% of the workforce in Caldwell, ID have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77%

  2. Carpooled

    13.5%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.38%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Caldwell, ID was Drove Alone (77%), followed by those who Carpooled (13.5%) and those who Worked At Home (6.38%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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