Lewis County, ID

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Population

3,824

0.0523% decline

Median Age

48.1


Median Household Income

$40,313

5.9% growth

Poverty Rate

15.3%


Number of Employees

1,524

3.3% decline

Median Property Value

$120,000

3.09% growth

About

In 2017, Lewis County, ID had a population of 3.82k people with a median age of 48.1 and a median household income of $40,313. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Lewis County, ID declined from 3,826 to 3,824, a -0.0523% decrease and its median household income grew from $38,068 to $40,313, a 5.9% increase.

The population of Lewis County, ID is 85.6% White Alone, 6.77% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, and 4.34% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Lewis County, ID speak a non-English language, and 98.6% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Lewis County, ID is $120,000, and the homeownership rate is 73.9%. Most people in Lewis County, ID commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Lewis County, ID is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Lewis County, ID employs 1.52k people. The largest industries in Lewis County, ID are Health Care & Social Assistance (210 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (181 people), and Public Administration (167 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($63,125), Utilities ($61,250), and Wholesale Trade ($41,875).

Median household income in Lewis County, ID is $40,313. Males in Lewis 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 Lewis County, ID (measured using the Gini index) is 0.464, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$40,313

2017 value

± $2,276

5.9%

1 Year Growth

± 6.77%

Households in Lewis County, ID have a median annual income of $40,313, 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 $38,068 in 2016, which represents a 5.9% 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 Lewis 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 9400.02

  2. Census Tract 9400.01

  3. Census Tract 9503

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lewis County, ID was Census Tract 9400.02 with a value of $41,848, followed by Census Tract 9400.01 and Census Tract 9503, with respective values of $29,840 and $25,000.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Lewis 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

15.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lewis County, ID (575 out of 3.77k 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 55 - 64, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 45 - 54.

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

    428 ± 58

  2. Native American

    105 ± 54

  3. Two Or More

    33 ± 61

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

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

1.52k

2017 Value

± 104

-3.3%

1 Year decline

± 9.88%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lewis County, ID declined at a rate of -3.3%, from 1.58k employees to 1.52k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lewis County, ID, are Management Occupations (206 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (175 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (109 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lewis County, ID.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lewis County, ID, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (206 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (175 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (109 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Lewis County, ID has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (6.41 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.85 times), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lewis County, ID, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($60,179), Legal Occupations ($52,500), and Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors ($50,938).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.52k

2017 Value

± 104

-3.3%

1 Year decline

± 9.88%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lewis County, ID declined at a rate of -3.3%, from 1.58k employees to 1.52k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lewis County, ID, are Health Care & Social Assistance (210 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (181 people), and Public Administration (167 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lewis County, ID, though some of these residents may live in Lewis 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 Lewis County, ID, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (210 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (181 people), and Public Administration (167 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Lewis County, ID has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (10 times higher than expected), Public Administration (2.35 times), and Utilities (1.37 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lewis County, ID, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($63,125), Utilities ($61,250), and Wholesale Trade ($41,875).

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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

83.3% of the population of Lewis County, ID has health coverage, with 33.3% on employee plans, 14.3% on Medicaid, 17.8% on Medicare, 14.1% on non-group plans, and 3.84% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Lewis County, ID see 3789 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.28% decrease from the previous year (3838 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1926 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1284 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

3,789 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Lewis County, ID see an average of 3,789 patients per year. This represents a 1.28% decrease from the previous year (3,838 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Lewis 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%).

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Access and Quality

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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

16.7%

Uninsured

33.3%

Employer Coverage

14.3%

Medicaid

17.8%

Medicare

14.1%

Non-Group

3.84%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lewis County, ID declined by 4.44% from 17.5% to 16.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lewis 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. 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

Lewis County, ID is home to a population of 3.82k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.09% of Lewis County, ID residents were born outside of the country (80 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Lewis County, ID is composed of 3.27k White Alone residents (85.6%), 259 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (6.77%), 166 Hispanic or Latino residents (4.34%), 88 Two or More Races residents (2.3%), 30 Asian Alone residents (0.785%), 4 Black or African American Alone residents (0.105%), 2 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0523%), and 1 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0262%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

48

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

62

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 16.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Lewis County, ID was 48.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 48, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 62. But people in Lewis County, ID are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Lewis County, ID residents was 48.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.09%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

80 people

2.01%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

77 people

As of 2017, 2.09% of Lewis County, ID residents (80 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 Lewis County, ID was 2.01%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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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

98.6%

2017 Citizenship

98.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.6% of Lewis County, ID residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Lewis County, ID was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    3.27k ± 2

  2. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    259 ± 24

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    166 ± 54.1

In 2017, there were 12.6 times more White Alone residents (3.27k people) in Lewis County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 259 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone and 166 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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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 Lewis 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 Lewis County, ID was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Lewis 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

    189 ± 43

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    38 ± 23

  3. Korea

    38 ± 12

Lewis County, ID has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.97 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lewis County, ID was $120,000 in 2017, which is 0.551 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $116,400 to $120,000, a 3.09% increase. The homeownership rate in Lewis County, ID is 73.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Lewis County, ID have an average commute time of 21.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Lewis County, ID is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$40,313

Median Household Income

± $2,276

1.63k

Number of Households

± 99

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.63k households in Lewis County, ID grew to $40,313 from the previous year's value of $38,068.

The following chart displays the households in Lewis 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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Housing

Property Value

$120,000

2017 Median

± $7,204

$116,400

2016 Median

± $9,828

In 2017, the median property value in Lewis County, ID grew to to $120,000 from the previous year's value of $116,400.

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

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

73.9%

2017 Homeownership

71.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 73.9% of the housing units in Lewis County, ID were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Lewis County, 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 Lewis County, ID distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lewis County, ID have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

21.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lewis County, ID have a shorter commute time (21.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.68% of the workforce in Lewis County, ID have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    72.5%

  2. Carpooled

    10%

  3. Walked

    8.55%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Lewis County, ID was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Walked.

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