Benewah County, ID

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Population
9,086
0.398% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Crapo
Republican Party
US Senator
Jim Risch
Republican Party
Median Age
46.1

Poverty Rate
16.7%

Median Household Income
$46,507
6.98% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$154,000
2.12% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
3,429
0.609% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Benewah County, ID had a population of 9.09k people with a median age of 46.1 and a median household income of $46,507. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Benewah County, ID grew from 9,050 to 9,086, a 0.398% increase and its median household income grew from $43,472 to $46,507, a 6.98% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Benewah County, ID are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.7%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (8.39%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.7%), White (Hispanic) (2.15%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic) (1.16%). 0% of the households in Benewah County, ID speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.4% of the residents in Benewah County, ID are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Benewah County, ID was $154,000, and the homeownership rate was 73.1%. Most people in Benewah County, ID drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Benewah County, ID was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
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-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Idaho. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Idaho.

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Community Mobility

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Benewah County, ID went to Donald J. Trump with 74.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (18.4%), followed by Other (7.46%). The most partisan county was Idaho County, ID with 78.2% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Benewah County, ID
74.1% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Idaho
  1. 78.2% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 77.8% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 75.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Idaho was Idaho County, ID with 78.2% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Idaho colored by their party leaning.

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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

Idaho is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Idaho have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Benewah County, ID is home to a population of 9.09k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2018, 1.09% of Benewah County, ID residents were born outside of the country (99 people).

In 2018, there were 10.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.7k people) in Benewah County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 762 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 245 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Benewah County, ID
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    7.7k ± 17
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    762 ± 60
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    245 ± 57.6
3.53%
Hispanic Population
321 people

In 2018, there were 10.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.7k people) in Benewah County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 762 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 245 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.53% of the people in Benewah County, ID are hispanic (321 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Benewah County, ID as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.09%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
99 people
1.66%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
150 people

As of 2018, 1.09% of Benewah County, ID residents (99 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Benewah County, ID was 1.66%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

46
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
49
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 22.3

In 2018, the median age of all people in Benewah County, ID was 46.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 46, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 49. But people in Benewah County, ID are getting getting younger. In 2017, the average age of all Benewah County, ID residents was 47.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    49,740 ± 5,396 people
  2. Canada
    5,125 ± 1,755 people
  3. Philippines
    3,549 ± 1,461 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Idaho was Mexico, the natal country of 49,740 Idaho residents, followed by Canada with 5,125 and Philippines with 3,549.

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Citizenship

99.4%
2018 Citizenship
99.1%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 99.4% of Benewah County, ID residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Benewah County, ID was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    393 ± 97
  2. Korea
    127 ± 50
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    125 ± 62

Benewah County, ID has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.09 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Benewah County, ID is $46,507. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Benewah County, ID was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $50,545, followed by Census Tract 9400 and N/A, with respective values of $42,500 and N/A.

Males in Idaho have an average income that is 1.42 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,461. The income inequality in Idaho (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Benewah County, ID employs 3.43k people. The largest industries in Benewah County, ID are Health Care & Social Assistance (557 people), Manufacturing (498 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (240 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($64,107), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($60,855), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,000).

Wages

Median Household Income

$46,507
2018 value
± $4,248
6.98%
1 Year Growth
± 11.7%

Households in Benewah County, ID have a median annual income of $46,507, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $43,472 in 2017, which represents a 6.98% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$58,781
Average Male Salary in Idaho
± $2,394
$41,461
Average Female Salary in Idaho
± $1,816

In 2019, full-time male employees in Idaho made 1.42 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Idaho by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Idaho
  1. Asian
    $46,302 ± $10,512
  2. White
    $44,466 ± $1,472
  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races
    $38,846 ± $45,634

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Idaho workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Idaho.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Benewah County, ID is from Idaho.
0.466
2019 Wage GINI in Idaho
0.468
2018 Wage GINI in Idaho

In 2019, the income inequality in Idaho was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.342% decline from 2018 to 2019, 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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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9501
  2. Census Tract 9400
  3. N/A

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Benewah County, ID was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $50,545, followed by Census Tract 9400 and N/A, with respective values of $42,500 and N/A.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Benewah County, ID colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 55 - 64
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Benewah County, ID (1.49k out of 8.96k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 25 - 34.

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
    988 ± 152
  2. Native American
    387 ± 75
  3. Hispanic
    118 ± 75

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Benewah County, ID is White, followed by Native American and Hispanic.

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

3.43k
2018 Value
± 267
-0.609%
1 Year decline
± 11.3%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Benewah County, ID declined at a rate of -0.609%, from 3.45k employees to 3.43k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Benewah County, ID, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (359 people), Transportation Occupations (283 people), and Production Occupations (246 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Benewah County, ID.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Benewah County, ID, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (359 people), Transportation Occupations (283 people), and Production Occupations (246 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Benewah County, ID has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.64 times higher than expected), Transportation Occupations (2.22 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.08 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Benewah County, ID, by median earnings, are Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($60,813), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($60,398), and Management Occupations ($56,250).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.43k
2018 Value
± 267
-0.609%
1 Year decline
± 11.3%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Benewah County, ID declined at a rate of -0.609%, from 3.45k employees to 3.43k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Benewah County, ID, are Health Care & Social Assistance (557 people), Manufacturing (498 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (240 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Benewah County, ID, though some of these residents may live in Benewah County, 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 Benewah County, ID, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (557 people), Manufacturing (498 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (240 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Benewah County, ID has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (5.01 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (2.97 times), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (2.84 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Benewah County, ID, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($64,107), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($60,855), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,000).

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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. $11.7B
  2. $5.17B
  3. $4.72B

In 2018, the top outbound Idaho product (by dollars) was Other foodstuffs with $11.7B, followed by Electronics ($5.17B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($4.72B).

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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$61.3B
2018 Value in Idaho
$127B
Projected 2045 Value in Idaho
108% growth

In 2018, total outbound Idaho trade was $61.3B. This is expected to increase 108% to $127B 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. $8.04B
  2. $4.37B
  3. $2.87B

In 2018, the top outbound Idaho domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Washington with $8.04B, followed by California with $4.37B and Oregon and $2.87B.

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

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Benewah County, ID was $154,000 in 2018, which is 0.67 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $150,800 to $154,000, a 2.12% increase. The homeownership rate in Benewah County, ID is 73.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Benewah County, ID have an average commute time of 22.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Benewah County, ID is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$154,000
2018 Median
± $7,808
$150,800
2017 Median
± $10,523

In 2018, the median property value in Benewah County, ID grew to to $154,000 from the previous year's value of $150,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Benewah County, 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 Benewah County, ID the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

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$46,507
Median Household Income
± $4,248
3.35k
Number of Households
± 265

In 2018, the median household income of the 3.35k households in Benewah County, ID grew to $46,507 from the previous year's value of $43,472.

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

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

73.1%
2018 Homeownership
74%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 73.1% of the housing units in Benewah County, ID were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74%.

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

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Commute Time

22.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Benewah County, ID have a shorter commute time (22.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 5.51% of the workforce in Benewah County, ID have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (78.8%)
  2. Carpooled (8.71%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.71%)

In 2018, 78.8% of workers in Benewah County, ID drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.71%) and those who worked at home (4.71%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Health

87.3% of the population of Benewah County, ID has health coverage, with 38% on employee plans, 18.2% on Medicaid, 14.4% on Medicare, 15.6% on non-group plans, and 1.08% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Benewah County, ID see 1845 patients per year on average, which represents a 40.6% increase from the previous year (1312 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1033 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 387 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Owyhee County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.5%). Additionally, Owyhee County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (40.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,845 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Benewah County, ID

Primary care physicians in Benewah County, ID see an average of 1,845 patients per year. This represents a 40.6% increase from the previous year (1,312 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Benewah County, ID in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$6,927
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Idaho
$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

12.7%
Uninsured
38%
Employer Coverage
18.2%
Medicaid
14.4%
Medicare
15.6%
Non-Group
1.08%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Benewah County, ID declined by 15.9% from 15.2% to 12.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Benewah County, 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. 15.5% prevalence
  2. 15% prevalence
  3. 14.2% prevalence

Owyhee County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Idaho, at 15.5%.

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

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