Lewis County, ID

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2019 Population
3,838
0.182% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mike Crapo
Republican Party
US Senator
Jim Risch
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
48.6
0.621% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
16.2%
14.2% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$41,198
0.31% 1-year decline
2019 Median Property Value
$132,300
7.56% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
1,454
4.03% 1-year decline

About

In 2019, Lewis County, ID had a population of 3.84k people with a median age of 48.6 and a median household income of $41,198. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Lewis County, ID declined from 3,845 to 3,838, a −0.182% decrease and its median household income declined from $41,326 to $41,198, a −0.31% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lewis County, ID are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.8%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (7.74%), White (Hispanic) (2.87%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.95%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.38%). 0% of the households in Lewis County, ID speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

99.1% of the residents in Lewis County, ID are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Lewis County, ID was $132,300, and the homeownership rate was 69.4%. Most people in Lewis County, ID drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Lewis County, ID was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Lewis County, ID is home to a population of 3.84k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2019, 3.57% of Lewis County, ID residents were born outside of the country (137 people).

In 2019, there were 10.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.22k people) in Lewis County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 297 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 110 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lewis County, ID
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.22k ± 18
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    297 ± 28
  3. White (Hispanic)
    110 ± 34
4.56%
Hispanic Population
175 people

In 2019, there were 10.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.22k people) in Lewis County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 297 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 110 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.56% of the people in Lewis County, ID are hispanic (175 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.57%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
137 people
2%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
77 people

As of 2019, 3.57% of Lewis County, ID residents (137 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lewis County, ID was 2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

49
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.7
50
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 21.8

In 2019, the median age of all people in Lewis County, ID was 48.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 49, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 50. But people in Lewis County, ID are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Lewis County, ID residents was 48.

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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

99.1%
2019 Citizenship
99%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 99.1% of Lewis County, ID residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Lewis County, ID was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    184 ± 38
  2. Korea
    39 ± 17
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    22 ± 15

Lewis County, ID has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.72 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

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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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Idaho (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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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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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Economy

Median household income in Lewis County, ID is $41,198. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Lewis County, ID was Census Tract 9400.02 with a value of $51,667, followed by Census Tract 9400.01 and N/A, with respective values of $29,848 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 Lewis County, ID employs 1.45k people. The largest industries in Lewis County, ID are Health Care & Social Assistance (234 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (190 people), and Educational Services (152 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($39,432), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($38,750), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($38,250).

Wages

Median Household Income

$41,198
2019 value
± $2,716
−0.31%
1 Year Growth
± 7.64%

Households in Lewis County, ID have a median annual income of $41,198, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $41,326 in 2018, which represents a −0.31% 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.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Idaho by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lewis 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.

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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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9400.02
  2. Census Tract 9400.01
  3. N/A

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lewis County, ID was Census Tract 9400.02 with a value of $51,667, followed by Census Tract 9400.01 and N/A, with respective values of $29,848 and N/A.

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

16.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lewis County, ID (614 out of 3.79k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 55 - 64.

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
    445 ± 61
  2. Native American
    133 ± 59
  3. Two Or More
    31 ± 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

1.45k
2019 Value
± 102
−4.03%
1 Year decline
± 10.3%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Lewis County, ID declined at a rate of −4.03%, from 1.52k employees to 1.45k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lewis County, ID, are Management Occupations (159 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (154 people), and Production Occupations (101 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 (159 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (154 people), and Production Occupations (101 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 (5.6 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.95 times), and Healthcare Support Occupations (1.93 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lewis County, ID, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($74,167), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($68,438), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($67,500).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.45k
2019 Value
± 102
−4.03%
1 Year decline
± 10.3%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Lewis County, ID declined at a rate of −4.03%, from 1.52k employees to 1.45k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lewis County, ID, are Health Care & Social Assistance (234 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (190 people), and Educational Services (152 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 (234 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (190 people), and Educational Services (152 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Lewis County, ID has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (11.1 times higher than expected), Public Administration (2.07 times), and Construction (1.19 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lewis County, ID, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($39,432), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($38,750), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($38,250).

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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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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Lewis County, ID went to Donald J. Trump with 75.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (17%), followed by Other (7.42%). 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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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Lewis County, ID
75.6% 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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Idaho over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lewis County, ID was $132,300 in 2019, which is 0.55 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $123,000 to $132,300, a 7.56% increase. The homeownership rate in Lewis County, ID is 69.4%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Lewis County, ID have an average commute time of 21.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lewis County, ID is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$132,300
2019 Median
± $9,444
$123,000
2018 Median
± $7,700

In 2019, the median property value in Lewis County, ID grew to to $132,300 from the previous year's value of $123,000.

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 $100k - $125k range.

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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.
$41,198
Median Household Income
± $2,716
1.65k
Number of Households
± 99

In 2019, the median household income of the 1.65k households in Lewis County, ID declined from $41,198 from the previous year's value of $41,326.

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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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

69.4%
2019 Homeownership
71.5%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 69.4% of the housing units in Lewis County, ID were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Lewis County, ID compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

21.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lewis County, ID have a shorter commute time (21.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 2.71% of the workforce in Lewis County, ID have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (76.1%)
  2. Carpooled (9.38%)
  3. Walked (7.46%)

In 2019, 76.1% of workers in Lewis County, ID drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.38%) and those who walked to work (7.46%).

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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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 false.

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Health

84.9% of the population of Lewis County, ID has health coverage, with 30.9% on employee plans, 15.6% on Medicaid, 17.8% on Medicare, 17% on non-group plans, and 3.49% 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 Lewis County, ID see 3861 patients per year on average, which represents a 98.6% increase from the previous year (1944 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1919 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1279 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

3,861 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Lewis County, ID

Primary care physicians in Lewis County, ID see an average of 3,861 patients per year. This represents a 98.6% increase from the previous year (1,944 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 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

15.1%
Uninsured
30.9%
Employer Coverage
15.6%
Medicaid
17.8%
Medicare
17%
Non-Group
3.49%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lewis County, ID grew by 4.16% from 14.5% to 15.1%.

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. 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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