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Latah County Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Latah County is 37,989, which is 8.74% 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 Latah County population density is 35.28 people per square mile, which is higher than 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 Latah County is white, which represent 93.03% of the total population. The average Latah County education level is higher than the state average and is higher 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: 37,989. #10

Population Growth Since 2000, #23

Latah County

Population Density, #11

Latah County
35.28 per square mile
19.14 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:35,341 (93.03%, #23)
Black:210 (0.55%, #7)
Hispanic:1,468 (3.86%, #31)
Asian:795 (2.09%, #3)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):213 (0.56%, #30)
One Race, Other:236 (0.62%, see rank)
Two or More Races:1,194 (3.14%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:1,044 (71.12%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:65 (4.43%, see rank)
Cuban:21 (1.43%, see rank)
Central American:41 (2.79%, see rank)
South American:45 (3.07%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:52 (6.54%, see rank)
Chinese:440 (55.35%, see rank)
Filipino:24 (3.02%, see rank)
Japanese:51 (6.42%, see rank)
Korean:170 (21.38%, see rank)
Vietnamese:2 (0.25%, see rank)
Asian, Other:56 (7.04%, see rank)

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

Population by First Ancestry

32,002 (84.24%) out of the total population of 37,989 reported first ancestry.

 Latah County% of the Total PopulationIdahoU.S.
Arab780.21%, see rank0.13%0.56%
Czech2200.58%, see rank0.42%0.47%
Danish4431.17%, see rank2.07%0.42%
Dutch9552.51%, see rank2.05%1.40%
English5,89015.50%, see rank15.96%8.02%
French1,5534.09%, see rank3.11%3.34%
German10,79728.42%, see rank18.13%15.03%
Greek350.09%, see rank0.25%0.41%
Hungarian2160.57%, see rank0.19%0.46%
Irish4,53311.93%, see rank9.45%10.80%
Italian1,9165.04%, see rank3.14%5.52%
Norwegian2,6186.89%, see rank3.17%1.42%
Polish8412.21%, see rank1.26%3.01%
Portuguese1820.48%, see rank0.41%0.44%
Russian4261.12%, see rank0.52%0.92%
Scotch-Irish7852.07%, see rank1.08%0.99%
Scottish1,6034.22%, see rank3.07%1.72%
Subsaharan African2590.68%, see rank0.19%0.95%
Swedish1,5504.08%, see rank2.78%1.27%
Swiss1710.45%, see rank0.73%0.30%
Ukrainian560.15%, see rank0.14%0.31%
American1,6764.41%, see rank9.60%7.12%
Welsh4971.31%, see rank1.30%0.57%

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

Population by Gender

Male: 19,512 (51.36%, see rank)
Females: 18,477 (48.64%, see rank)

Latah County
Male: 51.36%
Female: 48.64%
Male: 50.12%
Female: 49.88%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

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

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Latah County
28.50 years old
35.20 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Latah County
27.30 years old
34.40 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Latah County
29.80 years old
36.00 years old
38.80 years old

 Latah County% of the Total PopulationIdahoU.S.
Under 5 years2,1755.73%, see rank7.27%6.36%
5 to 9 years1,9195.05%, see rank7.53%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,7824.69%, see rank7.64%6.59%
15 to 19 years4,02310.59%, see rank7.12%6.85%
20 to 24 years6,89618.15%, see rank6.95%7.13%
25 to 34 years5,26613.86%, see rank13.25%13.47%
35 to 44 years3,7359.83%, see rank12.21%12.96%
45 to 54 years4,00310.54%, see rank12.71%14.09%
55 to 64 years4,01610.57%, see rank11.98%12.29%
65 to 74 years2,3926.30%, see rank7.76%7.64%
75 to 84 1,3883.65%, see rank3.98%4.25%
85 years and over3941.04%, see rank1.60%1.85%

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

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Latah CountyIdahoU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population21,194, 100%1,015,487209,056,129
Less Than High School893, 4.21%, see rank10.86%13.67%
High School Graduate4,381, 20.67%, see rank27.73%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree6,600, 31.14%, see rank35.99%29.09%
Bachelor Degree5,469, 25.80%, see rank17.40%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree3,851, 18.17%, see rank8.02%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#14.76, 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

 Latah County IdahoU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten66243.50%56.50%69.82%30.18%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)3,13879.99%, see rank20.01%, see rank93.21%6.79%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,53588.93%, see rank11.07%, see rank93.75%6.25%90.60%9.40%
College7,94197.65%, see rank2.35%, see rank77.09%22.91%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School1,63094.60%, see rank5.40%, see rank75.49%24.51%58.86%41.14%

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

Household and Family

 Latah CountyIdahoU.S.
Total Households15,069, 100%585,259116,211,092
Average Household Size2.31, see rank2.682.63
1 Person Households4,061, 26.95%, see rank24.37%27.57%
2 or More Person Households11,008, 73.05%, see rank75.63%72.43%
Family Households (Families)8,252, 54.76%, see rank69.49%66.22%
Average Family Size3.00, see rank3.293.32
Married-Couple Family6,962, 46.20%, see rank55.52%48.42%
Nonfamily Households6,817, 45.24%, see rank30.51%33.78%

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

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Latah County%IdahoU.S.
15 Years and Over Total32,113see rank1,240,567252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over16,517100%, see rank617,796123,281,364
Never Married7,80747.27%, see rank29.08%35.77%
Married7,37344.64%, see rank57.45%52.04%
Widowed2911.76%, see rank2.45%2.57%
Divorced1,0466.33%, see rank11.02%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over15,596100%, see rank622,771129,692,771
Never Married5,65536.26%, see rank22.66%29.48%
Married7,58148.61%, see rank56.33%49.19%
Widowed1,0256.57%, see rank7.85%9.16%
Divorced1,3358.56%, see rank13.16%12.16%

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

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Latah County%IdahoU.S.
Native36,34895.68%, see rank94.02%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence15,12839.82%, see rank47.13%58.73%
Born in Different State20,92355.08%, see rank45.96%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
2970.78%, see rank0.93%1.42%
Foreign Born1,6414.32%, see rank5.98%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship4131.09%, see rank2.14%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,2283.23%, see rank3.84%7.09%
Born In Europe3160.83%, see rank0.80%1.53%
Born In Asia6061.60%, see rank1.02%3.82%
Born In Africa1530.40%, see rank0.16%0.55%
Born In Oceania670.18%, see rank0.05%0.07%
Born In Latin America3931.03%, see rank3.63%6.83%
Born In Northern America1060.28%, see rank0.32%0.26%

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

Language Spoken at Home

 Latah County%IdahoU.S.
English13,98492.80%, see rank88.49%79.39%
Spanish4092.71%, see rank7.89%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages3322.20%, see rank2.05%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages2641.75%, see rank1.07%3.36%
Other800.53%, see rank0.50%0.99%

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

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