Shoshone County, ID

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2022 Population
13,399
2.1% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Crapo
Republican Party
US Senator
Jim Risch
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
46.1
0.432% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
16%
5.8% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$44,807
3.75% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$183,200
29.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Shoshone County, ID had a population of 13.4k people with a median age of 46.1 and a median household income of $44,807. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Shoshone County, ID grew from 13,124 to 13,399, a 2.1% increase and its median household income grew from $43,188 to $44,807, a 3.75% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Shoshone County, ID are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.19%), White (Hispanic) (2.04%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.34%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.28%).

None of the households in Shoshone County, 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.

99.2% of the residents in Shoshone County, ID are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Shoshone County, ID was $183,200, and the homeownership rate was 73%.

Most people in Shoshone County, ID drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Shoshone County, ID was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Shoshone County, ID is home to a population of 13.4k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.31% of Shoshone County, ID residents were born outside of the country (175 people).

In 2022, there were 21.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.9k people) in Shoshone County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 562 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 273 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.2%
2022 Citizenship
99.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.2% of Shoshone County, ID residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Shoshone County, ID was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Shoshone County, ID
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    11.9k ± 137
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    562 ± 155
  3. White (Hispanic)
    273 ± 107
4.05%
Hispanic Population
543 people

In 2022, there were 21.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.9k people) in Shoshone County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 562 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 273 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.05% of the people in Shoshone County, ID are hispanic (543 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.31%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
175 people
1.23%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
162 people

As of 2022, 1.31% of Shoshone County, ID residents (175 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Shoshone County, ID was 1.23%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    378 ± 100
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    189 ± 90
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    92 ± 51

Shoshone County, ID has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Shoshone County, ID employs 5.59k people. The largest industries in Shoshone County, ID are Retail Trade (1,111 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (726 people), and Construction (571 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($120,208), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($78,177), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($77,734).

Occupations

5.59k
2022 Value
± 447
2.93%
1 Year growth
± 10.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Shoshone County, ID grew at a rate of 2.93%, from 5.43k employees to 5.59k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Shoshone County, ID, are Sales & Related Occupations (714 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (634 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (479 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Shoshone County, ID.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

5.59k
2022 Value
± 447
2.93%
1 Year growth
± 10.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Shoshone County, ID grew at a rate of 2.93%, from 5.43k employees to 5.59k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Shoshone County, ID, are Retail Trade (1,111 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (726 people), and Construction (571 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Shoshone County, ID, though some of these residents may live in Shoshone County, 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

$43,502
Median earning men ± $4,880
$24,067
Median earning women ± $1,972

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($78,385), Public Administration ($62,955), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($55,605).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($53,438), Public Administration ($41,750), and Construction ($34,135).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.01%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 836k people employed in Idaho. This represents a 3.01% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 8.06%.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 103
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 94
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services
  3. 76
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Shoshone County, ID went to Donald J. Trump with 69.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (28%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.17%).

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.

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US Representatives from Idaho

Idaho is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.722% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.698% 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 2022 were High School or Equivalent (392k), Some college (372k), and Bachelors Degree (254k).

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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Shoshone County, ID was $183,200 in 2022, which is 0.65 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $141,800 to $183,200, a 29.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Shoshone County, ID is 73%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Shoshone County, ID have an average commute time of 21.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Shoshone County, ID is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Shoshone County, ID is $44,807. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Shoshone County, ID was Census Tract 9602 with a value of $47,723, followed by Census Tract 9604 and Census Tract 9603, with respective values of $46,835 and $39,315.

Property

$183,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$18,180
$4,000
Median Property Taxes
±$343

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 Shoshone County, ID the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

73%
Homeownership
2022
63.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73% of the housing units in Shoshone County, ID were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9602
  2. Census Tract 9604
  3. Census Tract 9603

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Shoshone County, ID was Census Tract 9602 with a value of $47,723, followed by Census Tract 9604 and Census Tract 9603, with respective values of $46,835 and $39,315.

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

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Household Income

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$44,807
Median Household Income
± $2,646
5.48k
Number of Households
± 406

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.48k households in Shoshone County, ID grew to $44,807 from the previous year's value of $43,188.

The following chart displays the households in Shoshone 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Shoshone County, ID is from Idaho.
0.473
2022 Wage GINI in Idaho
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Idaho

In 2022, the income inequality in Idaho was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.111% decline from 2021 to 2022, 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.1%)
  2. Carpooled (11.1%)
  3. Walked (4.9%)

In 2022, 77.1% of workers in Shoshone County, ID drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.1%) and those who walked to work (4.9%).

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

21.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Shoshone County, ID have a shorter commute time (21.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.71% of the workforce in Shoshone County, 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 Shoshone County, ID distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Shoshone County, ID have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

16% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Shoshone County, ID (2.1k out of 13.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Shoshone County, ID is White, followed by Hispanic 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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Health

86.3% of the population of Shoshone County, ID has health coverage, with 32.2% on employee plans, 24.3% on Medicaid, 17.2% on Medicare, 8.99% on non-group plans, and 3.54% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Shoshone County, ID see 3220 patients per year on average, which represents a 51% increase from the previous year (2133 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1844 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 807 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,220 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Shoshone County, ID

Primary care physicians in Shoshone County, ID see an average of 3,220 patients per year. This represents a 51% increase from the previous year (2,133 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.5% under 18 years, 17.4% between 18 and 34 years, 39% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.7%
Uninsured
32.2%
Employer Coverage
24.3%
Medicaid
17.2%
Medicare
8.99%
Non-Group
3.54%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Shoshone County, ID declined by 13.5% from 15.8% to 13.7%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 33.3% in Shoshone County, ID.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 14.2% in Shoshone County, ID.

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