Gooding County, ID

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2022 Population
15,520
0.635% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Crapo
Republican Party
US Senator
Jim Risch
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.3
0.262% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
13.3%
11.2% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$60,938
7.41% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$197,800
21.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Gooding County, ID had a population of 15.5k people with a median age of 38.3 and a median household income of $60,938. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Gooding County, ID grew from 15,422 to 15,520, a 0.635% increase and its median household income grew from $56,734 to $60,938, a 7.41% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Gooding County, ID are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.6%), White (Hispanic) (12.5%), Other (Hispanic) (10.1%), Two+ (Hispanic) (6.51%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.38%).

None of the households in Gooding 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.

91.3% of the residents in Gooding County, ID are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Gooding County, ID was $197,800, and the homeownership rate was 72.1%.

Most people in Gooding County, ID drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Gooding County, ID was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Gooding County, ID is home to a population of 15.5k people, from which 91.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 12.4% of Gooding County, ID residents were born outside of the country (1.92k people).

In 2022, there were 5.23 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.2k people) in Gooding County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.95k White (Hispanic) and 1.56k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

91.3%
2022 Citizenship
91%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 91.3% of Gooding County, ID residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Gooding County, ID was 91%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Gooding County, ID
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    10.2k ± 178
  2. White (Hispanic)
    1.95k ± 425
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    1.56k ± 431
29.8%
Hispanic Population
4.63k people

In 2022, there were 5.23 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.2k people) in Gooding County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.95k White (Hispanic) and 1.56k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

29.8% of the people in Gooding County, ID are hispanic (4.63k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

12.4%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.92k people
12.3%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.9k people

As of 2022, 12.4% of Gooding County, ID residents (1.92k 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 Gooding County, ID was 12.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    257 ± 134
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    167 ± 101
  3. Korea
    150 ± 73

Gooding County, ID has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.54 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Gooding County, ID employs 7.18k people. The largest industries in Gooding County, ID are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1,347 people), Construction (1,055 people), and Manufacturing (726 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($105,893), Utilities ($69,293), and Public Administration ($67,793).

Occupations

7.18k
2022 Value
± 625
2.6%
1 Year growth
± 11.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Gooding County, ID grew at a rate of 2.6%, from 7k employees to 7.18k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Gooding County, ID, are Management Occupations (1,119 people), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (772 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (725 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Gooding County, ID.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

7.18k
2022 Value
± 625
2.6%
1 Year growth
± 11.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Gooding County, ID grew at a rate of 2.6%, from 7k employees to 7.18k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Gooding County, ID, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1,347 people), Construction (1,055 people), and Manufacturing (726 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Gooding County, ID, though some of these residents may live in Gooding 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

$39,094
Median earning men ± $4,266
$23,993
Median earning women ± $1,450

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($127,723), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($71,092), and Public Administration ($68,431).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($140,428), Public Administration ($43,750), and Manufacturing ($42,841).

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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. 114
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 82
    Manufacturing
  3. 67
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Gooding County, ID went to Donald J. Trump with 77% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (20.8%), followed by Other (1.12%).

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.

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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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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Gooding County, ID was $197,800 in 2022, which is 0.702 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $163,400 to $197,800, a 21.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Gooding County, ID is 72.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Gooding County, ID have an average commute time of 21.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Gooding County, ID is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$197,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$20,936
$3,905
Median Property Taxes
±$396

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 Gooding County, ID the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

72.1%
Homeownership
2022
67.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72.1% of the housing units in Gooding County, ID were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.8%.

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Income by Location

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

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Household Income

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$60,938
Median Household Income
± $7,950
5.41k
Number of Households
± 489

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.41k households in Gooding County, ID grew to $60,938 from the previous year's value of $56,734.

The following chart displays the households in Gooding 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 Gooding 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 (74.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.8%)
  3. Carpooled (9.52%)

In 2022, 74.2% of workers in Gooding County, ID drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.8%) and those who carpooled to work (9.52%).

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

21.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Gooding County, ID have a shorter commute time (21.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.56% of the workforce in Gooding 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 Gooding County, ID distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Gooding County, ID have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Gooding County, ID (2.04k out of 15.4k 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 6 - 11, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

80.9% of the population of Gooding County, ID has health coverage, with 29.8% on employee plans, 16.1% on Medicaid, 13.4% on Medicare, 19.8% on non-group plans, and 1.79% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Gooding County, ID see 3795 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.105% decrease from the previous year (3799 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3904 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 744 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.9% were men and 51.1% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,795 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Gooding County, ID

Primary care physicians in Gooding County, ID see an average of 3,795 patients per year. This represents a 0.105% decrease from the previous year (3,799 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Gooding 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 28.1% under 18 years, 18.7% between 18 and 34 years, 35.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.9% were men and 51.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

19.1%
Uninsured
29.8%
Employer Coverage
16.1%
Medicaid
13.4%
Medicare
19.8%
Non-Group
1.79%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Gooding County, ID grew by 5.14% from 18.2% to 19.1%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Gooding 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 35.8% in Gooding County, ID.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 19.9% in Gooding County, ID.

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