Star, ID

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2021 Population
10,929
11.3% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Crapo
Republican Party
US Senator
Jim Risch
Republican Party
2021 Median Age
39.9
6.68% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
4.51%
31.5% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$75,120
4.68% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$344,500
12.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2021, Star, ID had a population of 10.9k people with a median age of 39.9 and a median household income of $75,120. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Star, ID grew from 9,819 to 10,929, a 11.3% increase and its median household income grew from $71,759 to $75,120, a 4.68% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Star, ID are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4%), White (Hispanic) (1.99%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.02%), and Other (Non-Hispanic) (0.705%).

None of the households in Star, ID reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.7% of the residents in Star, ID are U.S. citizens.

In 2021, the median property value in Star, ID was $344,500, and the homeownership rate was 84.3%.

Most people in Star, ID drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23 minutes. The average car ownership in Star, ID was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Star, ID is home to a population of 10.9k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2021, 3.26% of Star, ID residents were born outside of the country (356 people).

In 2021, there were 22.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.97k people) in Star, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 437 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 218 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.7%
2021 Citizenship
98.5%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 98.7% of Star, ID residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Star, ID was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Star, ID
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    9.97k ± 448
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    437 ± 305
  3. White (Hispanic)
    218 ± 170
2.63%
Hispanic Population
287 people

In 2021, there were 22.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.97k people) in Star, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 437 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 218 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.63% of the people in Star, ID are hispanic (287 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

3.26%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
356 people
2.23%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
219 people

As of 2021, 3.26% of Star, ID residents (356 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Star, ID was 2.23%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    389 ± 200
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    192 ± 138
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    115 ± 157

Star, ID has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.03 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Star, ID employs 5.19k people. The largest industries in Star, ID are Construction (712 people), Retail Trade (513 people), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (496 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($79,383), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($77,927), and Public Administration ($67,375).

Occupations

5.19k
2021 Value
± 1,014
5.55%
1 Year growth
± 26.1%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Star, ID grew at a rate of 5.55%, from 4.92k employees to 5.19k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Star, ID, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (791 people), Sales & Related Occupations (707 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (671 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Star, ID.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

5.19k
2021 Value
± 1,014
5.55%
1 Year growth
± 26.1%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Star, ID grew at a rate of 5.55%, from 4.92k employees to 5.19k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Star, ID, are Construction (712 people), Retail Trade (513 people), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (496 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Star, ID, though some of these residents may live in Star, ID and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$40,843
Median earning men ± $10,807
$30,690
Median earning women ± $7,078

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($121,136), Public Administration ($105,357), and Wholesale Trade ($98,542).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Manufacturing ($80,489), Public Administration ($66,458), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,208).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Idaho. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Idaho to other states, or from other states to Idaho.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $11.8B
  2. $7.02B
  3. $6.98B

In 2020, the top outbound Idaho product (by dollars) was Other foodstuffs with $11.8B, followed by Electronics ($7.02B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($6.98B).

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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$70.7B
2020 Value in Idaho
$123B
Projected 2050 Value in Idaho
74.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Idaho trade was $70.7B. This is expected to increase 74.6% to $123B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Idaho trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Idaho to other states, or from other states to Idaho.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $7.02B
  2. $4.21B
  3. $3.18B

In 2020, the top outbound Idaho domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Washington with $7.02B, followed by California with $4.21B and Utah and $3.18B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Idaho went to Donald J. Trump with 63.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (33.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.89%).

Mike Crapo and Jim Risch are the senators currently representing the state of Idaho. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Idaho is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Idaho

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Mike Crapo
Senator from Idaho3
Assumed office on January 3, 1999
Jim Risch
Senator from Idaho2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009

Mike Crapo and Jim Risch are the senators currently representing Idaho.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 0.578% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.608% of women were in the same situation.

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

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (382k), Some college (363k), and Bachelors Degree (242k).

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

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The median property value in Star, ID was $344,500 in 2021, which is 1.41 times larger than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $306,000 to $344,500, a 12.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Star, ID is 84.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Star, ID have an average commute time of 23 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Star, ID is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$344,500
Median Property Value 2021
±$26,108
$3,319
Median Property Taxes
±$512

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Star, ID the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

84.3%
Homeownership
2021
72.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 84.3% of the housing units in Star, ID were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 79.6%.

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Income by Location

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

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Household Income

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$75,120
Median Household Income
± $12,862
3.94k
Number of Households
± 663

In 2021, the median household income of the 3.94k households in Star, ID grew to $75,120 from the previous year's value of $71,759.

The following chart displays the households in Star, ID distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Star, ID is from Idaho.
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Idaho
0.469
2020 Wage GINI in Idaho

In 2021, the income inequality in Idaho was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.89% growth from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Idaho was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Idaho in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Idaho across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (73.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (18.8%)
  3. Carpooled (7.65%)

In 2021, 73.3% of workers in Star, ID drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (18.8%) and those who carpooled to work (7.65%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

23 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Star, ID have a shorter commute time (23 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Star, ID have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

4.51% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Star, ID (493 out of 10.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Star, ID is White, followed by Other and Hispanic.

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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91.9% of the population of Star, ID has health coverage, with 38.5% on employee plans, 10.1% on Medicaid, 14.1% on Medicare, 27% on non-group plans, and 2.16% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Ada County, ID see 1038 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.24% decrease from the previous year (1051 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1242 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 317 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,038 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Ada County, ID

Primary care physicians in Ada County, ID see an average of 1,038 patients per year. This represents a 1.24% decrease from the previous year (1,051 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.9% under 18 years, 17.9% between 18 and 34 years, 36.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 52.8% were men and 47.2% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

8.13%
Uninsured
38.5%
Employer Coverage
10.1%
Medicaid
14.1%
Medicare
27%
Non-Group
2.16%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Star, ID grew by 25.8% from 6.47% to 8.13%.

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

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