Population Demographics

  • Idaho has a population of 1,567,582 people. That is the 40th largest state population
  • 94.1% of people in Idaho were born U.S. citizens, while 5.9% were born outside of the country.
  • The state's population is 22.8% college educated and 88.2% have a high school diploma or a GED.
  • The top three races (in population) are: White [89.1%], Hispanic [11.2%] and Two or more races [2.5%].
  • The state's residents are 50.1% men and 49.9% women.
  • 40.9% of people in Idaho are single and 59.1% are married.

» More about the Idaho Population including race, age and gender data.


  • Of workers, 72.2% commute under 25 mins, 18.4% travel 25-45 mins, and 9.4% have a commute time of over 45 mins.
  • As of the last census, the Idaho unemployment rate of 7.0% was better than the 7.9% national average.
  • Typically, people work 38/hrs per week in Idaho.
  • The Idaho poverty rate of 12.4% is higher than the national average.
  • The median worker income in Idaho is $24,569.

» More about the Idaho economy including unemployment and income trends.


The map below contains Idaho. Click the link in the marker bubble to get driving directions. The 'View Larger Map' link will open a full size map in a new window.

Largest Cities in America

New York, NY

Population: 8,175,133

Avg. Income: $33,260

Los Angeles, CA

Population: 3,792,621

Avg. Income: $25,922

Chicago, IL

Population: 2,695,598

Avg. Income: $29,913

Houston, TX

Population: 2,099,451

Avg. Income: $25,358

Philadelphia, PA

Population: 1,526,006

Avg. Income: $27,856