Boundary County, ID

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2020 Population
12,156
2.63% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Crapo
Republican Party
US Senator
Jim Risch
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
43.8
0.69% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
20.4%
5.8% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$45,319
4.37% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$235,000
14.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Boundary County, ID had a population of 12.2k people with a median age of 43.8 and a median household income of $45,319. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Boundary County, ID grew from 11,845 to 12,156, a 2.63% increase and its median household income grew from $43,423 to $45,319, a 4.37% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Boundary County, ID are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.6%), White (Hispanic) (3.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.78%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.23%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.14%).

None of the households in Boundary 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.

97.5% of the residents in Boundary County, ID are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Boundary County, ID was $235,000, and the homeownership rate was 76.3%.

Most people in Boundary County, ID drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Boundary County, ID was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Boundary County, ID is home to a population of 12.2k people, from which 97.5% are citizens. As of 2020, 3.99% of Boundary County, ID residents were born outside of the country (485 people).

In 2020, there were 23 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.9k people) in Boundary County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 474 White (Hispanic) and 216 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.5%
2020 Citizenship
97.5%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.5% of Boundary County, ID residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Boundary County, ID was 97.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Boundary County, ID
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    10.9k ± 63
  2. White (Hispanic)
    474 ± 106
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    216 ± 71.8
5.13%
Hispanic Population
624 people

In 2020, there were 23 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.9k people) in Boundary County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 474 White (Hispanic) and 216 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.13% of the people in Boundary County, ID are hispanic (624 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

3.99%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
485 people
4.27%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
506 people

As of 2020, 3.99% of Boundary County, ID residents (485 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Boundary County, ID was 4.27%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    519 ± 138
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    94 ± 80
  3. World War II
    67 ± 72

Boundary County, ID has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 5.52 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Boundary County, ID employs 4.71k people. The largest industries in Boundary County, ID are Retail Trade (618 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (490 people), and Educational Services (439 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($90,871), Information ($60,634), and Utilities ($45,724).

Occupations

4.71k
2020 Value
± 511
0.899%
1 Year growth
± 14.8%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Boundary County, ID grew at a rate of 0.899%, from 4.67k employees to 4.71k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Boundary County, ID, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (739 people), Sales & Related Occupations (487 people), and Production Occupations (390 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Boundary County, ID.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.71k
2020 Value
± 511
0.899%
1 Year growth
± 14.8%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Boundary County, ID grew at a rate of 0.899%, from 4.67k employees to 4.71k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Boundary County, ID, are Retail Trade (618 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (490 people), and Educational Services (439 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Boundary County, ID, though some of these residents may live in Boundary 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

$36,790
Median earning men ± $4,726
$23,552
Median earning women ± $1,920

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($250,001), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($52,875), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($43,951).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($60,134), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($58,482), and Information ($51,104).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Idaho. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 107
    Manufacturing
  2. 102
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 72
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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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. $11.3B
  2. $8.1B
  3. $7.63B

In 2020, the top outbound Idaho product (by dollars) was Other foodstuffs with $11.3B, followed by Electronics ($8.1B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($7.63B).

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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$71.5B
2020 Value in Idaho
$123B
Projected 2050 Value in Idaho
72.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound Idaho trade was $71.5B. This is expected to increase 72.3% to $123B by 2050.

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. $7.47B
  2. $4.51B
  3. $3.06B

In 2020, the top outbound Idaho domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Washington with $7.47B, followed by California with $4.51B and Utah and $3.06B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Boundary County, ID went to Donald J. Trump with 78.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (19.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.3%).

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.

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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.529% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.55% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (372k), Some college (360k), and Bachelors Degree (233k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Boundary County, ID was $235,000 in 2020, which is 1.02 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $205,000 to $235,000, a 14.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Boundary County, ID is 76.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Boundary County, ID have an average commute time of 24.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Boundary County, ID is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$235,000
Median Property Value 2020
±$20,237
$3,505
Median Property Taxes
±$401

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 Boundary County, ID the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Boundary County, ID compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

76.3%
Homeownership
2020
68%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 76.3% of the housing units in Boundary County, ID were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.7%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9701
  2. Census Tract 9702

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$45,319
Median Household Income
± $5,784
4.6k
Number of Households
± 468

In 2020, the median household income of the 4.6k households in Boundary County, ID grew to $45,319 from the previous year's value of $43,423.

The following chart displays the households in Boundary 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 Boundary County, ID is from Idaho.
0.469
2020 Wage GINI in Idaho
0.466
2019 Wage GINI in Idaho

In 2020, the income inequality in Idaho was 0.469 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.667% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (77.4%)
  2. Carpooled (9.74%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.16%)

In 2020, 77.4% of workers in Boundary County, ID drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.74%) and those who worked at home (7.16%).

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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Commute Time

24.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Boundary County, ID have a shorter commute time (24.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.69% of the workforce in Boundary County, 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 Boundary County, ID distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Boundary County, ID have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

20.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Boundary County, ID (2.46k out of 12k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

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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81.4% of the population of Boundary County, ID has health coverage, with 29.9% on employee plans, 17.1% on Medicaid, 17.2% on Medicare, 15.5% on non-group plans, and 1.79% 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 Boundary County, ID see 2390 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.252% increase from the previous year (2384 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1749 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 720 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Idaho, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,390 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Boundary County, ID

Primary care physicians in Boundary County, ID see an average of 2,390 patients per year. This represents a 0.252% increase from the previous year (2,384 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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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Idaho across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.2% under 18 years, 16.3% between 18 and 34 years, 37.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

18.6%
Uninsured
29.9%
Employer Coverage
17.1%
Medicaid
17.2%
Medicare
15.5%
Non-Group
1.79%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Boundary County, ID grew by 9.88% from 16.9% to 18.6%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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In 2021, 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 27.2% in Boundary County, ID.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 17.6% in Boundary County, ID.

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