Idaho Unemployment

State unemployment is displayed in the following table. The state's unemployment rate is 7.0%. This rate is better than the 7.9% national average.

Unemployment State USA
Unemployment Rate
7.0%
7.9%
National

Idaho Median Income by Race

Median income by race is displayed below. White people make the most, with an average of $25,097 annually. The Two or more races segment is paid the least, getting $17,085 on average.

Race State USA
White
$25,097
$31,133
National Average
Asian
$24,630
$34,418
National Average
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
$20,138
$26,563
National Average
American Indian and Alaska Native
$19,201
$21,510
National Average
Black or African American
$18,791
$25,062
National Average
Hispanic
$18,519
$21,505
National Average
Two or more races
$17,085
$22,664
National Average

Idaho Median Household Income by Age

The following table continues the state's median income by age. The age group with the highest income in Idaho is < 25.

Age State USA
< 25
$27,195
$26,465
National Average
25 - 44
$50,854
$57,132
National Average
45 - 64
$56,323
$63,398
National Average
> 64
$33,137
$33,906
National Average

Idaho Median Worker Income

Individual median worker income is displayed in the following table. The state average worker income is $24,569. This income level is worse than the $29,701 national average.

Worker Type State USA
Male
$30,779
$35,201
National Average
Female
$18,438
$24,139
National Average
Median Household Income
$46,423
$51,914
National Average

Idaho Household Income Other than Earnings

The following table has data for Idaho household income, other than earnings. At $19,969, Retirement Income income is the highest category for other earnings. State wide social security other income from social security averages $15,706.

Income Type State USA
Retirement Income
$19,969
$21,489
National Average
Social Security Income
$15,706
$15,495
National Average
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income
$13,194
$15,308
National Average
Public Assistance Income
$2,341
$3,553
National Average

Top Idaho Occupations

Browse the table below to see popular occupations in Idaho. Occupations are listed in order of the percent of population doing them.

Occupation State USA
Sales and office occupations
24.7%
25.4%
National Average
Service occupations
16.6%
17.1%
National Average
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
13.5%
9.8%
National Average
Management, business, and financial occupations
13.4%
14.3%
National Average
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
12.3%
12.4%
National Average
Education, legal, community service, arts, and media occupations
9.5%
10.6%
National Average
Computer, engineering, and science occupations
5.1%
5.2%
National Average
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations
4.8%
5.2%
National Average
Notes
  • State rating based on comparing Idaho to other U.S. states.
  • All ratings are segmented into quintiles (very low, low, average, high, very high).
  • Data provided by the 2010 U.S. Census.
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