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Gooding County Population and Races

 
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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Gooding County is 15,241, which is 7.67% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 23.61% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Gooding County population density is 20.77 people per square mile, which is about the same as the state average density of 19.14 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Gooding County is white, which represent 85.11% of the total population. The average Gooding County education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 15,241. #21

Population Growth Since 2000, #25

Gooding County
7.67%
Idaho
23.61%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #18

Gooding County
20.77 per square mile
Idaho
19.14 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:12,971 (85.11%, #42)
Black:3 (0.02%, #37)
Hispanic:4,339 (28.47%, #6)
Asian:90 (0.59%, #20)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):211 (1.38%, #16)
One Race, Other:1,677 (11.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:289 (1.90%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:3,756 (86.56%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:28 (0.65%, see rank)
Cuban:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Central American:7 (0.16%, see rank)
South American:191 (4.40%, see rank)
 

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

13,337 (87.51%) out of the total population of 15,241 reported first ancestry.

 Gooding County% of the Total PopulationIdahoU.S.
Arab170.11%, see rank0.13%0.56%
Czech340.22%, see rank0.42%0.47%
Danish1340.88%, see rank2.07%0.42%
Dutch4793.14%, see rank2.05%1.40%
English1,54610.14%, see rank15.96%8.02%
French2131.40%, see rank3.11%3.34%
German1,91512.56%, see rank18.13%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.25%0.41%
Hungarian120.08%, see rank0.19%0.46%
Irish1,2398.13%, see rank9.45%10.80%
Italian1871.23%, see rank3.14%5.52%
Norwegian1440.94%, see rank3.17%1.42%
Polish1030.68%, see rank1.26%3.01%
Portuguese1000.66%, see rank0.41%0.44%
Russian380.25%, see rank0.52%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1961.29%, see rank1.08%0.99%
Scottish2341.54%, see rank3.07%1.72%
Subsaharan African20.01%, see rank0.19%0.95%
Swedish3572.34%, see rank2.78%1.27%
Swiss340.22%, see rank0.73%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.14%0.31%
American1,1827.76%, see rank9.60%7.12%
Welsh1150.75%, see rank1.30%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 7,869 (51.63%, see rank)
Females: 7,372 (48.37%, see rank)

Gooding County
Male: 51.63%
Female: 48.37%
Idaho
Male: 50.12%
Female: 49.88%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Gooding County
35.90 years old
Idaho
35.20 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Gooding County
35.00 years old
Idaho
34.40 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Gooding County
36.70 years old
Idaho
36.00 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Gooding County% of the Total PopulationIdahoU.S.
Under 5 years1,1087.27%, see rank7.27%6.36%
5 to 9 years1,1947.83%, see rank7.53%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,3138.61%, see rank7.64%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,0677.00%, see rank7.12%6.85%
20 to 24 years1,0026.57%, see rank6.95%7.13%
25 to 34 years1,83112.01%, see rank13.25%13.47%
35 to 44 years1,72011.29%, see rank12.21%12.96%
45 to 54 years1,84312.09%, see rank12.71%14.09%
55 to 64 years1,68211.04%, see rank11.98%12.29%
65 to 74 years1,3829.07%, see rank7.76%7.64%
75 to 84 8565.62%, see rank3.98%4.25%
85 years and over2431.59%, see rank1.60%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Gooding CountyIdahoU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population9,557, 100%1,015,487209,056,129
Less Than High School2,202, 23.04%, see rank10.86%13.67%
High School Graduate3,238, 33.88%, see rank27.73%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree2,991, 31.30%, see rank35.99%29.09%
Bachelor Degree783, 8.19%, see rank17.40%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree343, 3.59%, see rank8.02%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.28, see rank13.5413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Gooding County IdahoU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten37883.86%16.14%69.82%30.18%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)2,08888.46%, see rank11.54%, see rank93.21%6.79%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,00996.83%, see rank3.17%, see rank93.75%6.25%90.60%9.40%
College41494.20%, see rank5.80%, see rank77.09%22.91%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School5364.15%, see rank35.85%, see rank75.49%24.51%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Gooding CountyIdahoU.S.
Total Households5,433, 100%585,259116,211,092
Average Household Size2.78, see rank2.682.63
1 Person Households1,164, 21.42%, see rank24.37%27.57%
2 or More Person Households4,269, 78.58%, see rank75.63%72.43%
Family Households (Families)3,889, 71.58%, see rank69.49%66.22%
Average Family Size3.35, see rank3.293.32
Married-Couple Family3,190, 58.72%, see rank55.52%48.42%
Nonfamily Households1,544, 28.42%, see rank30.51%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Gooding County%IdahoU.S.
15 Years and Over Total11,626see rank1,240,567252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over5,991100%, see rank617,796123,281,364
Never Married1,44724.15%, see rank29.08%35.77%
Married3,55459.32%, see rank57.45%52.04%
Widowed1722.87%, see rank2.45%2.57%
Divorced81813.65%, see rank11.02%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over5,635100%, see rank622,771129,692,771
Never Married1,04218.49%, see rank22.66%29.48%
Married3,47661.69%, see rank56.33%49.19%
Widowed5489.72%, see rank7.85%9.16%
Divorced56910.10%, see rank13.16%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Gooding County%IdahoU.S.
Native12,92284.78%, see rank94.02%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence7,61949.99%, see rank47.13%58.73%
Born in Different State5,25234.46%, see rank45.96%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
510.33%, see rank0.93%1.42%
Foreign Born2,31915.22%, see rank5.98%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship5443.57%, see rank2.14%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,77511.65%, see rank3.84%7.09%
Born In Europe1771.16%, see rank0.80%1.53%
Born In Asia440.29%, see rank1.02%3.82%
Born In Africa20.01%, see rank0.16%0.55%
Born In Oceania100.07%, see rank0.05%0.07%
Born In Latin America2,07013.58%, see rank3.63%6.83%
Born In Northern America160.10%, see rank0.32%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Gooding County%IdahoU.S.
English4,35580.16%, see rank88.49%79.39%
Spanish99018.22%, see rank7.89%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages721.33%, see rank2.05%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages00.00%, see rank1.07%3.36%
Other160.29%, see rank0.50%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.


 
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