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Idaho Population 2024

Idaho People
Idaho is the state in the pacific northwest region of United States, borders Wyoming to the east, Nevada and Utah to the south, Montana to the east and Washington and Oregon to the west. Idaho population in 2024 is expected to be 1.97 million, ranks 39th by population rank in US. Its area is 83,569 square miles(216,440 sq km), fourteenth position by area rank. Idaho gaining population and increased by 115,387 people since from the last census of 2020. Boise is the capital and largest city of Idaho state, followed by Meridian and Nampa.

According to U.S. 2020 Census Results, ID population in 2020 is 1,839,106. Idaho population in 2023 is expected to be 1.98 million, population in 2022 is expected to be 1.93 million, and in 2021 is expected to be 1.9 million.
YearPopulation% Change
20201,839,106census updated
July 1, 2020
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2018, last census by July 1, 2020

Idaho Population by Race

According to 2017 demographics estimates population of Idaho by race are: 91% of the population are White Americans, 0.68% are African American, 1.28% are AIAN(American Indian and Alaska Native).

White Population

White population in Idaho are 1,507,880, percentage wise 90.98 percent are whites. Whites, also called White Americans or European American, having origins in the original peoples of Europe (numbers include hispanic whites).

Black Population

Black population in Idaho are 11,231, percentage wise 0.68 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Idaho, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Idaho are 22,720, percentage wise 1.37 percent are asians, out of these 2,764 are Asian Indians, 5,731 are Chinese, 3,982 are Filipinos, 2,801 are Japanese, 1,559 are Korean, 1,491 are Vietnamese and 4,392 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Idaho are 201,978. Percentage wise 12.19 percent are hispanics, out of these 175,796 are Mexican people, 3,770 are Puerto Ricans, 1,167 are Cubans, and 21,245 are other Hispanic or Latinos. Hispanics may be of any race, included in applicable race categories.

Total 803 are Native Hawaiians, 280 are Guamanians/Chamorro, 242 are Samoans, 1,344 are Cheokees, 529 are Chippewa and 776 are Sioux people.

Total Population1,657,375Percent
Black or African American11,2310.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native21,3231.287%
Cherokee tribal grouping1,3440.081%
Chippewa tribal grouping5290.032%
Navajo tribal grouping7760.047%
Sioux tribal grouping9590.058%
Asian Population22,7201.37%
Asian Indian2,7640.17%
Other Asian Population4,392
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2,3430.14%
Native Hawaiian8030.048%
Guamanian or Chamorro2800.017%
Other Pacific Islander1,018
Some other race47,964
Hispanic or Latino201,97812.19%
Puerto Rican3,7700.23%
Other Hispanic or Latino21,245

Source: US Census 2017(Table B03002)

Top Cities of Idaho

Population of Idaho cities are as below:

4Idaho Falls61,535
7Coeur d'Alene51,303

Population Pyramid

Population pyramid of Idaho according to 2021 census estimates as per the chart below:

Source: 2021 US Census Estimates: Population In Five Year Age-Group

Idaho Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, population of Idaho by age is 1,657,375, out of these 830,627 are male, 826,748 are female, The sex ratio of Idaho is 1,005. The Idaho population by age are, under 15 years is 362,025, 15 years and over is 1,295,350, 30 years and over is 957,011, 65 years and over is 242,449 and 85 years and over is 27,150. 50.12 percent are male, 49.88 percent are female, 21.84 percent are under 15 years old, 78.16 percent are 15 years and over, 57.74 percent are 30 years and over, 14.63 percent are 65 years and over, 1.64 percent are 85 years and over.

Languages spoken in ID

Speak only English1,377,84989.28
Spanish Language123,8178.02
European Language20,1201.30
Asian Languages13,5780.88
Other Languages7,8990.51
Source: US Census 2017(Table S1601)

Idaho Education

Education level stats of Idaho state as per table below.

Population 18 to 24 years157,45181,75475,697
Less than high school graduate20,85712,2918,566
High school graduate (includes equivalency)54,69931,59223,107
Some college or associates degree71,38533,91737,468
Bachelors degree or higher10,5103,9546,556
Population 25 years and over1,065,313526,302539,011
Less than 9th grade39,11620,65118,465
9th to 12th grade, no diploma64,77934,83029,949
High school graduate (includes equivalency)292,202147,823144,379
Some college, no degree282,995132,533150,462
Associates degree101,08045,63655,444
Bachelors degree194,30394,86799,436
Graduate or professional degree90,83849,96240,876
High school graduate or higher859,101420,046439,055
Bachelors degree or higher262,159133,785128,374
Black or African5,3093,4391,870
High school graduate or higher4,5453,0401,505
Bachelors degree or higher1,307888419
American Indian or Alaska Native alone13,2006,5706,630
High school graduate or higher11,1385,3845,754
Bachelors degree or higher1,577691886
High school graduate or higher13,2305,7677,463
Bachelors degree or higher6,4222,9373,485
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,417683734
High school graduate or higher1,323609714
Bachelors degree or higher327193134
Hispanic or Latino Origin97,73150,73546,996
High school graduate or higher60,49530,31630,179
Bachelors degree or higher9,7634,6625,101
Source: US Census 2017(Table S1501)


Disable stats of Idaho state as per the table below.

Total civilian non-institutionalized population217,575
Black or African American1,353
American Indian and Alaska Native alone4,019
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander314
Some other race4,988
With a hearing difficulty74,186
With a vision difficulty39,743
With a cognitive difficulty85,265
With an ambulatory difficulty100,299
With a self-care difficulty37,848
With an independent living difficulty66,735

Counties of Idaho

CountyPopulation 2017Population 2018% ChangeRank 2017Rank 2018
Ada County456,885469,9662.911
Adams County4,1324,2502.94040
Bannock County85,64187,1381.755
Bear Lake County6,0316,0500.33636
Benewah County9,1659,2260.73030
Bingham County45,90446,2360.777
Blaine County22,27722,6011.51717
Boise County7,3557,6343.83434
Bonner County43,62144,7272.588
Bonneville County114,692116,8541.944
Boundary County11,91411,9480.32525
Butte County2,6002,6110.44242
Camas County1,0971,1272.74343
Canyon County216,871223,4993.122
Caribou County7,0277,0600.53535
Cassia County23,69723,8640.71515
Clark County885852-3.74444
Clearwater County8,6548,7581.23131
Custer County4,1524,2803.13939
Elmore County26,80027,2591.71313
Franklin County13,48813,7261.82222
Fremont County13,11513,1680.42323
Gem County17,34317,6341.71919
Gooding County15,17015,1960.22121
Idaho County16,37316,5130.92020
Jefferson County28,50029,4393.31212
Jerome County23,75924,0151.11414
Kootenai County157,485161,5052.633
Latah County39,71440,1341.11010
Lemhi County7,8617,9611.33232
Lewis County3,9023,861-1.14141
Lincoln County5,3385,3600.43737
Madison County39,37339,304-0.21111
Minidoka County20,79620,8250.11818
Nez Perce County40,37440,4080.199
Oneida County4,4124,4881.73838
Owyhee County11,62611,6930.62626
Payette County23,20823,5511.51616
Power County7,6487,7681.63333
Shoshone County12,55212,7961.92424
Teton County11,43511,6401.82727
Twin Falls County85,27886,0810.966
Valley County10,69311,0413.32828
Washington County10,06110,16112929


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