Fremont County, ID

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Population

12,889

0.0543% decline

Median Age

36.7


Median Household Income

$51,806

3.67% growth

Poverty Rate

11.9%


Number of Employees

5,182

0.88% decline

Median Property Value

$157,700

6.92% growth

About

In 2017, Fremont County, ID had a population of 12.9k people with a median age of 36.7 and a median household income of $51,806. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Fremont County, ID declined from 12,896 to 12,889, a -0.0543% decrease and its median household income grew from $49,973 to $51,806, a 3.67% increase.

The population of Fremont County, ID is 85.1% White Alone, 12.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.53% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Fremont County, ID speak a non-English language, and 96.7% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Fremont County, ID is $157,700, and the homeownership rate is 80.1%. Most people in Fremont County, ID commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Fremont County, ID is 3 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Fremont County, ID employs 5.18k people. The largest industries in Fremont County, ID are Retail Trade (626 people), Educational Services (579 people), and Construction (562 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($66,250), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($61,442), and Transportation & Warehousing ($39,345).

Median household income in Fremont County, ID is $51,806. Males in Fremont County, 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 Fremont County, ID (measured using the Gini index) is 0.464, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,806

2017 value

± $2,998

3.67%

1 Year Growth

± 9.35%

Households in Fremont County, ID have a median annual income of $51,806, 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 $49,973 in 2016, which represents a 3.67% 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 Fremont County, 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 9701

  2. Census Tract 9703

  3. Census Tract 9702

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Fremont County, ID was Census Tract 9701 with a value of $59,886, followed by Census Tract 9703 and Census Tract 9702, with respective values of $55,040 and $48,125.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Fremont County, ID (1.46k out of 12.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

    1,217 ± 176

  2. Hispanic

    472 ± 122

  3. Other

    139 ± 104

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Fremont County, 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

5.18k

2017 Value

± 387

-0.88%

1 Year decline

± 10.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Fremont County, ID declined at a rate of -0.88%, from 5.23k employees to 5.18k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Fremont County, ID, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (697 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (542 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (477 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Fremont County, ID.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Fremont County, ID, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (697 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (542 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (477 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Fremont County, ID has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (5.8 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.1 times), and Transportation Occupations (2 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Fremont County, ID, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($70,227), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($59,861), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($59,583).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

5.18k

2017 Value

± 387

-0.88%

1 Year decline

± 10.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Fremont County, ID declined at a rate of -0.88%, from 5.23k employees to 5.18k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Fremont County, ID, are Retail Trade (626 people), Educational Services (579 people), and Construction (562 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Fremont County, ID, though some of these residents may live in Fremont 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 Fremont County, ID, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (626 people), Educational Services (579 people), and Construction (562 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Fremont County, ID has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (7.37 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (3.32 times), and Transportation & Warehousing (1.93 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Fremont County, ID, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($66,250), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($61,442), and Transportation & Warehousing ($39,345).

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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

87.4% of the population of Fremont County, ID has health coverage, with 37.5% on employee plans, 16.1% on Medicaid, 13.3% on Medicare, 20% on non-group plans, and 0.478% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Fremont County, ID see 12819 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.373% decrease from the previous year (12867 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1849 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2589 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

12,819 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Fremont County, ID see an average of 12,819 patients per year. This represents a 0.373% decrease from the previous year (12,867 patients).

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

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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

12.6%

Uninsured

37.5%

Employer Coverage

16.1%

Medicaid

13.3%

Medicare

20%

Non-Group

0.478%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Fremont County, ID declined by 12.3% from 14.3% to 12.6%.

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

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Health Risks

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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

Fremont County, ID is home to a population of 12.9k people, from which 96.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 4.52% of Fremont County, ID residents were born outside of the country (582 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Fremont County, ID is composed of 11k White Alone residents (85.1%), 1.61k Hispanic or Latino residents (12.5%), 197 Two or More Races residents (1.53%), 39 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.303%), 27 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.209%), 26 Black or African American Alone residents (0.202%), 14 Asian Alone residents (0.109%), and 11 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0853%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Fremont County, ID was 36.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Fremont County, ID are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Fremont County, ID residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.52%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

582 people

4.62%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

596 people

As of 2017, 4.52% of Fremont County, ID residents (582 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Fremont County, ID was 4.62%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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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

96.7%

2017 Citizenship

96.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.7% of Fremont County, ID residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Fremont County, ID was 96.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    11k ± 16

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1.61k ± 308

  3. Two or More Races

    197 ± 57.2

In 2017, there were 6.83 times more White Alone residents (11k people) in Fremont County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.61k Hispanic or Latino and 197 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 Fremont County, 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 Fremont County, 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 Fremont County, ID was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Fremont County, 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

    273 ± 81

  2. Korea

    143 ± 51

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    85 ± 59

Fremont County, ID has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.91 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Fremont County, ID was $157,700 in 2017, which is 0.725 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $147,500 to $157,700, a 6.92% increase. The homeownership rate in Fremont County, ID is 80.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Fremont County, ID have an average commute time of 24.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Fremont County, ID is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$51,806

Median Household Income

± $2,998

4.38k

Number of Households

± 343

In 2017, the median household income of the 4.38k households in Fremont County, ID grew to $51,806 from the previous year's value of $49,973.

The following chart displays the households in Fremont 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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Housing

Property Value

$157,700

2017 Median

± $9,326

$147,500

2016 Median

± $9,396

In 2017, the median property value in Fremont County, ID grew to to $157,700 from the previous year's value of $147,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Fremont 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 Fremont County, ID the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

80.1%

2017 Homeownership

80.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 80.1% of the housing units in Fremont County, ID were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 80.7%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

3 cars

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

24.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Fremont County, ID have a shorter commute time (24.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 7.24% of the workforce in Fremont County, ID have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.4%

  2. Carpooled

    10.7%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.67%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Fremont County, ID was Drove Alone (78.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.7%) and those who Worked At Home (5.67%).

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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