Power County, ID

County

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Population
7,713
0.6% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Crapo
Republican Party
US Senator
Jim Risch
Republican Party
Median Age
37.7

Poverty Rate
9.56%

Median Household Income
$49,985
5.01% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$139,800
5.43% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
3,218
7.52% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Power County, ID had a population of 7.71k people with a median age of 37.7 and a median household income of $49,985. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Power County, ID grew from 7,667 to 7,713, a 0.6% increase and its median household income grew from $47,602 to $49,985, a 5.01% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Power County, ID are White (Non-Hispanic) (61.6%), Other (Hispanic) (16.7%), White (Hispanic) (16.1%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (4.1%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic) (1.12%). NaNk% of the people in Power County, ID speak a non-English language, and 90.5% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Power County, ID is $139,800, and the homeownership rate is 68.9%. Most people in Power County, ID commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Power County, ID is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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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.

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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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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Power County, ID went to Donald J. Trump with 60.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (25.3%), followed by Other (14.2%). 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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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Power County, ID
60.4% 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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Diversity

Power County, ID is home to a population of 7.71k people, from which 90.5% are citizens. As of 2018, 15.2% of Power County, ID residents were born outside of the country (1.17k people).

In 2018, there were 3.68 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.75k people) in Power County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.29k Other (Hispanic) and 1.24k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Power County, ID
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.75k ± 17
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    1.29k ± 544
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.24k ± 516
33.9%
Hispanic Population
2.62k people

In 2018, there were 3.68 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.75k people) in Power County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.29k Other (Hispanic) and 1.24k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

33.9% of the people in Power County, ID are hispanic (2.62k people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

15.2%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
1.17k people
11.4%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
875 people

As of 2018, 15.2% of Power County, ID residents (1.17k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Power County, ID was 11.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

35
Median Native-Born Age
± 2.4
43
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 9.3

In 2018, the median age of all people in Power County, ID was 37.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Power County, ID are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Power County, ID residents was 35.

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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

90.5%
2018 Citizenship
92.6%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 90.5% of Power County, ID residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Power County, ID was 92.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    318 ± 129
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    56 ± 51
  3. Korea
    13 ± 20

Power County, ID has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 5.68 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Power County, ID is $49,985. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Power County, ID was Census Tract 9602 with a value of $52,545, followed by Census Tract 9601 and N/A, with respective values of $49,706 and N/A.

Males in Idaho have an average income that is 1.45 times higher than the average income of females, which is $37,730. The income inequality in Idaho (measured using the Gini index) is 0.464, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Power County, ID employs 3.22k people. The largest industries in Power County, ID are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (531 people), Manufacturing (432 people), and Educational Services (401 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($55,119), Utilities ($47,670), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($43,398).

Wages

Median Household Income

$49,985
2018 value
± $8,926
5.01%
1 Year Growth
± 18.6%

Households in Power County, ID have a median annual income of $49,985, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $47,602 in 2017, which represents a 5.01% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$54,622
Average Male Salary in Idaho
± $2,243
$37,730
Average Female Salary in Idaho
± $1,625

In 2017, full-time male employees in Idaho made 1.45 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
    $46,142 ± $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 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 Power County, ID is from Idaho.
0.464
2017 Wage GINI in Idaho
0.462
2016 Wage GINI in Idaho

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 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 9602
  2. Census Tract 9601
  3. N/A

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Power County, ID was Census Tract 9602 with a value of $52,545, followed by Census Tract 9601 and N/A, with respective values of $49,706 and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.56% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Power County, ID (731 out of 7.65k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females 18 - 24.

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
    586 ± 159
  2. Hispanic
    160 ± 123
  3. Native American
    99 ± 87

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Power 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

3.22k
2018 Value
± 439
7.52%
1 Year growth
± 17.9%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Power County, ID grew at a rate of 7.52%, from 2.99k employees to 3.22k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Power County, ID, are Sales & Related Occupations (346 people), Production Occupations (293 people), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (287 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Power County, ID.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Power County, ID, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (346 people), Production Occupations (293 people), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (287 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Power County, ID has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (13.3 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.83 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Power County, ID, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($145,242), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($121,190), and Management Occupations ($70,687).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.22k
2018 Value
± 439
7.52%
1 Year growth
± 17.9%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Power County, ID grew at a rate of 7.52%, from 2.99k employees to 3.22k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Power County, ID, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (531 people), Manufacturing (432 people), and Educational Services (401 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Power County, ID, though some of these residents may live in Power 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 Power County, ID, by number of employees, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (531 people), Manufacturing (432 people), and Educational Services (401 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Power County, ID has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (13.7 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1.78 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.67 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Power County, ID, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($55,119), Utilities ($47,670), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($43,398).

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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 in Idaho
$82.2B
Projected 2045 Value in Idaho
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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Power County, ID was $139,800 in 2018, which is 0.609 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $132,600 to $139,800, a 5.43% increase. The homeownership rate in Power County, ID is 68.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Power County, ID have an average commute time of 17.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Power County, ID is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$139,800
2018 Median
± $14,800
$132,600
2017 Median
± $20,693

In 2018, the median property value in Power County, ID grew to to $139,800 from the previous year's value of $132,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Power 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 Power County, ID the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A 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.
$49,985
Median Household Income
± $8,926
2.58k
Number of Households
± 350

In 2018, the median household income of the 2.58k households in Power County, ID grew to $49,985 from the previous year's value of $47,602.

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

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Rent vs Own

68.9%
2018 Homeownership
70.1%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 68.9% of the housing units in Power County, ID were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 70.1%.

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

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Commute Time

17.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Power County, ID have a shorter commute time (17.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.12% of the workforce in Power County, ID have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    76.1%
  2. Carpooled
    11.7%
  3. Worked At Home
    7.88%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Power County, ID was Drove Alone (76.1%), followed by those who Carpooled (11.7%) and those who Worked At Home (7.88%).

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

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Health

84.7% of the population of Power County, ID has health coverage, with 38.1% on employee plans, 18.6% on Medicaid, 10.6% on Medicare, 14.8% on non-group plans, and 2.59% 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 Power County, ID see 3824 patients per year on average, which represents a 50.6% increase from the previous year (2539 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3827 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3827 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

3,824 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Power County, ID

Primary care physicians in Power County, ID see an average of 3,824 patients per year. This represents a 50.6% increase from the previous year (2,539 patients).

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

15.3%
Uninsured
38.1%
Employer Coverage
18.6%
Medicaid
10.6%
Medicare
14.8%
Non-Group
2.59%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Power County, ID grew by 4.86% from 14.6% to 15.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Power 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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