Bonners Ferry, ID

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2022 Population
2,558
2.53% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Crapo
Republican Party
US Senator
Jim Risch
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.5
0.496% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
19.6%
3.92% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$46,667
22% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$199,500
2.94% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Bonners Ferry, ID had a population of 2.56k people with a median age of 40.5 and a median household income of $46,667. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Bonners Ferry, ID grew from 2,495 to 2,558, a 2.53% increase and its median household income grew from $38,243 to $46,667, a 22% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bonners Ferry, ID are White (Non-Hispanic) (87.9%), Other (Hispanic) (2.58%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.07%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.76%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.68%).

None of the households in Bonners Ferry, 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.

96.1% of the residents in Bonners Ferry, ID are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Bonners Ferry, ID was $199,500, and the homeownership rate was 54.4%.

Most people in Bonners Ferry, ID drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Bonners Ferry, ID was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Bonners Ferry, ID is home to a population of 2.56k people, from which 96.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.04% of Bonners Ferry, ID residents were born outside of the country (129 people).

In 2022, there were 34.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.25k people) in Bonners Ferry, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 66 Other (Hispanic) and 53 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.1%
2022 Citizenship
96.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.1% of Bonners Ferry, ID residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Bonners Ferry, ID was 96.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bonners Ferry, ID
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.25k ± 142
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    66 ± 78
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    53 ± 61.3
6.29%
Hispanic Population
161 people

In 2022, there were 34.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.25k people) in Bonners Ferry, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 66 Other (Hispanic) and 53 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.29% of the people in Bonners Ferry, ID are hispanic (161 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

5.04%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
129 people
5.65%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
141 people

As of 2022, 5.04% of Bonners Ferry, ID residents (129 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 Bonners Ferry, ID was 5.65%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    94 ± 73
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    67 ± 73
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    36 ± 46

Bonners Ferry, ID has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.4 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Bonners Ferry, ID employs 1.17k people. The largest industries in Bonners Ferry, ID are Retail Trade (281 people), Construction (145 people), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (122 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($70,682), Educational Services ($42,404), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($41,324).

Occupations

1.17k
2022 Value
± 226
13.3%
1 Year growth
± 23.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bonners Ferry, ID grew at a rate of 13.3%, from 1.03k employees to 1.17k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bonners Ferry, ID, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (152 people), Sales & Related Occupations (149 people), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (100 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bonners Ferry, ID.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.17k
2022 Value
± 226
13.3%
1 Year growth
± 23.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bonners Ferry, ID grew at a rate of 13.3%, from 1.03k employees to 1.17k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bonners Ferry, ID, are Retail Trade (281 people), Construction (145 people), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (122 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bonners Ferry, ID, though some of these residents may live in Bonners Ferry, 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

$30,000
Median earning men ± $11,207
$22,955
Median earning women ± $6,310

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Other Services Except Public Administration ($107,604), Manufacturing ($71,250), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($63,173).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($40,147), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($34,044), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($31,250).

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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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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Idaho went to Donald J. Trump with 63.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (33.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.89%).

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

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

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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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 Bonners Ferry, ID was $199,500 in 2022, which is 0.708 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $193,800 to $199,500, a 2.94% increase. The homeownership rate in Bonners Ferry, ID is 54.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Bonners Ferry, ID have an average commute time of 22.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Bonners Ferry, ID is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$199,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$51,913
$494
Median Property Taxes
±$124

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Rent vs Own

54.4%
Homeownership
2022
72.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 54.4% of the housing units in Bonners Ferry, ID were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 55.2%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9702
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$46,667
Median Household Income
± $10,374
908
Number of Households
± 167

In 2022, the median household income of the 908 households in Bonners Ferry, ID grew to $46,667 from the previous year's value of $38,243.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Bonners Ferry, 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 (59.3%)
  2. Carpooled (15.4%)
  3. Walked (13.9%)

In 2022, 59.3% of workers in Bonners Ferry, ID drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (15.4%) and those who walked to work (13.9%).

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Commute Time

22.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bonners Ferry, ID have a shorter commute time (22.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.66% of the workforce in Bonners Ferry, ID have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

19.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bonners Ferry, ID (477 out of 2.44k 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 45 - 54, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bonners Ferry, ID is White, followed by Other 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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Health

84.2% of the population of Bonners Ferry, ID has health coverage, with 33.5% on employee plans, 24.5% on Medicaid, 10.4% on Medicare, 13.5% on non-group plans, and 2.26% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Boundary County, ID see 2041 patients per year on average, which represents a 14.6% decrease from the previous year (2390 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2109 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 666 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,041 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Boundary County, ID

Primary care physicians in Boundary County, ID see an average of 2,041 patients per year. This represents a 14.6% decrease from the previous year (2,390 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.7% under 18 years, 18.5% between 18 and 34 years, 39.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

15.8%
Uninsured
33.5%
Employer Coverage
24.5%
Medicaid
10.4%
Medicare
13.5%
Non-Group
2.26%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bonners Ferry, ID declined by 34.1% from 24% to 15.8%.

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