Jerome County, ID

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2022 Population
24,474
1.63% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Crapo
Republican Party
US Senator
Jim Risch
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
33
0.304% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
14.7%
6.92% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$67,347
9.9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$234,300
13.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Jerome County, ID had a population of 24.5k people with a median age of 33 and a median household income of $67,347. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Jerome County, ID grew from 24,081 to 24,474, a 1.63% increase and its median household income grew from $61,280 to $67,347, a 9.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jerome County, ID are White (Non-Hispanic) (58.2%), White (Hispanic) (14.6%), Two+ (Hispanic) (14.3%), Other (Hispanic) (7.99%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.47%).

None of the households in Jerome 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.

85.8% of the residents in Jerome County, ID are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Jerome County, ID are Academy di Firenze (10 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Jerome County, ID was $234,300, and the homeownership rate was 73%.

Most people in Jerome County, ID drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19 minutes. The average car ownership in Jerome County, ID was 3 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Jerome County, ID is home to a population of 24.5k people, from which 85.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 17.2% of Jerome County, ID residents were born outside of the country (4.22k people).

In 2022, there were 3.98 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.3k people) in Jerome County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.58k White (Hispanic) and 3.5k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

85.8%
2022 Citizenship
84.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 85.8% of Jerome County, ID residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Jerome County, ID was 84.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Jerome County, ID
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    14.3k ± 192
  2. White (Hispanic)
    3.58k ± 670
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    3.5k ± 778
37.9%
Hispanic Population
9.27k people

In 2022, there were 3.98 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.3k people) in Jerome County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.58k White (Hispanic) and 3.5k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

37.9% of the people in Jerome County, ID are hispanic (9.27k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

17.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.22k people
17.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
4.24k people

As of 2022, 17.2% of Jerome County, ID residents (4.22k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Jerome County, ID was 17.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    331 ± 117
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    172 ± 79
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    143 ± 66

Jerome County, ID has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.92 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Jerome County, ID employs 11.5k people. The largest industries in Jerome County, ID are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1,992 people), Manufacturing (1,606 people), and Retail Trade (1,074 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($53,163), Utilities ($49,375), and Construction ($48,324).

Occupations

11.5k
2022 Value
± 784
1.8%
1 Year growth
± 9.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jerome County, ID grew at a rate of 1.8%, from 11.3k employees to 11.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jerome County, ID, are Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1,394 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,036 people), and Management Occupations (1,013 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jerome County, ID.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

11.5k
2022 Value
± 784
1.8%
1 Year growth
± 9.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jerome County, ID grew at a rate of 1.8%, from 11.3k employees to 11.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jerome County, ID, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1,992 people), Manufacturing (1,606 people), and Retail Trade (1,074 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jerome County, ID, though some of these residents may live in Jerome 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

$42,382
Median earning men ± $4,042
$24,612
Median earning women ± $2,911

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Other Services Except Public Administration ($58,171), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($54,411), and Manufacturing ($52,500).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($55,577), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($46,458), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($32,807).

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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. 165
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 113
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 91
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Jerome County, ID went to Donald J. Trump with 73.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (24.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.28%).

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

In 2022, universities in Jerome County, ID awarded 10 degrees. The student population of Jerome County, ID in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1 male students and 11 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Jerome County, ID are Hispanic or Latino (6 and 66.7%), followed by White (3 and 33.3%), Asian (0 and 0%), and Black or African American (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Jerome County, ID by number of degrees awarded are Academy di Firenze (10 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Jerome County, ID are General Cosmetology (4 and 40%), Barbering (3 and 30%), and Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (2 and 20%).

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 Jerome County, ID was $234,300 in 2022, which is 0.831 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $207,100 to $234,300, a 13.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Jerome County, ID is 73%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Jerome County, ID have an average commute time of 19 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Jerome County, ID is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Median household income in Jerome County, ID is $67,347. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Jerome County, ID was Census Tract 9704 with a value of $67,457, followed by Census Tract 9701 and Census Tract 9702, with respective values of $61,394 and $56,077.

Property

$234,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$13,719
$5,910
Median Property Taxes
±$575

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

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

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Rent vs Own

73%
Homeownership
2022
70.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73% of the housing units in Jerome County, ID were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.9%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Jerome County, ID compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9704
  2. Census Tract 9701
  3. Census Tract 9702

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jerome County, ID was Census Tract 9704 with a value of $67,457, followed by Census Tract 9701 and Census Tract 9702, with respective values of $61,394 and $56,077.

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

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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.
$67,347
Median Household Income
± $3,416
8.09k
Number of Households
± 654

In 2022, the median household income of the 8.09k households in Jerome County, ID grew to $67,347 from the previous year's value of $61,280.

The following chart displays the households in Jerome 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 Jerome 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 (81.8%)
  2. Carpooled (10.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.57%)

In 2022, 81.8% of workers in Jerome County, ID drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.4%) and those who worked at home (4.57%).

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

19 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jerome County, ID have a shorter commute time (19 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.19% of the workforce in Jerome County, ID have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

3 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Jerome County, ID distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Jerome County, ID have 3 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jerome County, ID (3.57k out of 24.2k 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 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

85.6% of the population of Jerome County, ID has health coverage, with 40.3% on employee plans, 23.4% on Medicaid, 9.65% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 0.67% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Jerome County, ID see 2712 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.65% increase from the previous year (2668 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3511 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3511 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.7% were men and 48.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,712 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Jerome County, ID

Primary care physicians in Jerome County, ID see an average of 2,712 patients per year. This represents a 1.65% increase from the previous year (2,668 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Jerome 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 31.6% under 18 years, 20.1% between 18 and 34 years, 35.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.7% were men and 48.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

14.4%
Uninsured
40.3%
Employer Coverage
23.4%
Medicaid
9.65%
Medicare
11.5%
Non-Group
0.67%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jerome County, ID declined by 12.3% from 16.4% to 14.4%.

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

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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 Jerome County, ID.

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Health Behaviors

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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 30.9% in Jerome County, ID.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 21.1% in Jerome County, ID.

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