Canyon County, ID

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2022 Population
235,006
3.36% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Crapo
Republican Party
US Senator
Jim Risch
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
34.4
0.88% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.2%
8.27% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$68,473
12.8% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$306,200
26.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
108,514
5.32% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Canyon County, ID had a population of 235k people with a median age of 34.4 and a median household income of $68,473. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Canyon County, ID grew from 227,367 to 235,006, a 3.36% increase and its median household income grew from $60,716 to $68,473, a 12.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Canyon County, ID are White (Non-Hispanic) (68.3%), Other (Hispanic) (10.8%), White (Hispanic) (8.14%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5.8%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.51%).

None of the households in Canyon 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.

95.2% of the residents in Canyon County, ID are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Canyon County, ID are College of Western Idaho (2,595 degrees awarded in 2022), Northwest Nazarene University (574 degrees), and The College of Idaho (292 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Canyon County, ID was $306,200, and the homeownership rate was 74.8%.

Most people in Canyon County, ID drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Canyon County, ID was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Canyon County, ID is home to a population of 235k people, from which 95.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 8.33% of Canyon County, ID residents were born outside of the country (19.6k people).

In 2022, there were 6.29 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (160k people) in Canyon County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 25.5k Other (Hispanic) and 19.1k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.2%
2022 Citizenship
95.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.2% of Canyon County, ID residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Canyon County, ID was 95.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Canyon County, ID
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    160k ± 1.17k
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    25.5k ± 2.43k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    19.1k ± 2.01k
25.7%
Hispanic Population
60.4k people

In 2022, there were 6.29 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (160k people) in Canyon County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 25.5k Other (Hispanic) and 19.1k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

25.7% of the people in Canyon County, ID are hispanic (60.4k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    53,631 ± 5,603 people
  2. Canada
    5,916 ± 1,885 people
  3. Philippines
    2,755 ± 1,288 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Idaho was Mexico, the natal country of 53,631 Idaho residents, followed by Canada with 5,916 and Philippines with 2,755.

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Foreign-Born Population

8.33%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
19.6k people
8.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
19.1k people

As of 2022, 8.33% of Canyon County, ID residents (19.6k 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 Canyon County, ID was 8.4%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    5,168 ± 549
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    4,068 ± 671
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,242 ± 387

Canyon County, ID has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.27 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Canyon County, ID employs 109k people. The largest industries in Canyon County, ID are Health Care & Social Assistance (13,638 people), Retail Trade (12,438 people), and Manufacturing (11,912 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($72,885), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($59,494), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($55,104).

Males in Idaho have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,089. The income inequality in Idaho (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

109k
2022 Value
± 3,007
5.32%
1 Year growth
± 3.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Canyon County, ID grew at a rate of 5.32%, from 103k employees to 109k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Canyon County, ID, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (14,258 people), Management Occupations (9,530 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (8,947 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Canyon County, ID.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

109k
2022 Value
± 3,007
5.32%
1 Year growth
± 3.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Canyon County, ID grew at a rate of 5.32%, from 103k employees to 109k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Canyon County, ID, are Health Care & Social Assistance (13,638 people), Retail Trade (12,438 people), and Manufacturing (11,912 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Canyon County, ID, though some of these residents may live in Canyon 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

$45,550
Median earning men ± $1,013
$29,683
Median earning women ± $1,183

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($55,471), Public Administration ($54,318), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($53,347).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,292), Public Administration ($43,879), and Wholesale Trade ($39,534).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 1,321
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 900
    Manufacturing
  3. 894
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Canyon County, ID went to Donald J. Trump with 68.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (28.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.88%).

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

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Education

In 2022, universities in Canyon County, ID awarded 3,623 degrees. The student population of Canyon County, ID in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 5,559 male students and 7,412 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Canyon County, ID are White (2,531 and 71.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (557 and 15.8%), Unknown (127 and 3.61%), and Two or More Races (116 and 3.3%).

The largest universities in Canyon County, ID by number of degrees awarded are College of Western Idaho (2,595 and 71.6%), Northwest Nazarene University (574 and 15.8%), and The College of Idaho (292 and 8.06%).

The most popular majors in Canyon County, ID are General Studies (1,036 and 28.6%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (145 and 4%), and Automobile Mechanics Technology (111 and 3.06%).

The median tuition cost in Canyon County, ID for private four year colleges is $34,687.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Canyon County, ID, the percentage of applicants admitted was 63.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 10.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 12,971 (42.9% men and 57.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 12,971 students enrolled in Canyon County, ID, 42.9% men and 57.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 8,822 records, of which 56.3% were women and 43.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 1,025 degrees awarded
  2. 77 degrees awarded
  3. 47 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Canyon County, ID was General Studies with 1,025 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Canyon County, ID according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,595 degrees awarded
  2. 574 degrees awarded
  3. 292 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was College of Western Idaho with 2,595 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,505 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Canyon County, ID, which is 0.711 times less than the 2,118 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 2,531 degrees mean that there were 4.54 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 557 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($34,687) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($936) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,548) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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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.

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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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Canyon County, ID was $306,200 in 2022, which is 1.09 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $242,000 to $306,200, a 26.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Canyon County, ID is 74.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Canyon County, ID have an average commute time of 25.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Canyon County, ID is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Canyon County, ID is $68,473. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Canyon County, ID was Census Tract 224 with a value of $84,659, followed by Census Tract 205.01 and Census Tract 222, with respective values of $81,536 and $73,568.

In 2022, 14.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Canyon County, ID. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.13%.

Property

$306,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,576
$59,609
Median Property Taxes
±$2,147

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

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Rent vs Own

74.8%
Homeownership
2022
70.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 74.8% of the housing units in Canyon County, ID were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 224
  2. Census Tract 205.01
  3. Census Tract 222

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Canyon County, ID was Census Tract 224 with a value of $84,659, followed by Census Tract 205.01 and Census Tract 222, with respective values of $81,536 and $73,568.

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

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Household Income

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$68,473
Median Household Income
± $1,410
79.7k
Number of Households
± 2,476

In 2022, the median household income of the 79.7k households in Canyon County, ID grew to $68,473 from the previous year's value of $60,716.

The following chart displays the households in Canyon 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Canyon 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 (76.3%)
  2. Carpooled (10.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (10.1%)

In 2022, 76.3% of workers in Canyon County, ID drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.1%) and those who worked at home (10.1%).

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Commute Time

25.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Canyon County, ID have a shorter commute time (25.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.33% of the workforce in Canyon 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 Canyon County, ID distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Canyon County, ID have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 14.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Canyon County, ID. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.13%.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Canyon County, ID (23.4k out of 230k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 18 - 24.

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

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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 12.5% of the children was living in poverty in Canyon County, ID. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 17.1%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 263 in Canyon County, ID. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 1.72 per 100,000 population.

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Health

88% of the population of Canyon County, ID has health coverage, with 45.3% on employee plans, 17.3% on Medicaid, 10.2% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 2.09% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Canyon County, ID see 3106 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.33% decrease from the previous year (3148 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2301 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 562 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,106 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Canyon County, ID

Primary care physicians in Canyon County, ID see an average of 3,106 patients per year. This represents a 1.33% decrease from the previous year (3,148 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Canyon 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 29.2% under 18 years, 21.7% between 18 and 34 years, 35.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 14% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

12%
Uninsured
45.3%
Employer Coverage
17.3%
Medicaid
10.2%
Medicare
13.1%
Non-Group
2.09%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Canyon County, ID declined by 4.95% from 12.6% to 12%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 48.6 in Canyon County, ID.

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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 36.6% in Canyon County, ID.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 15.3% in Canyon County, ID.

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