Owyhee County, ID Demographics

The total population of Owyhee County is estimated to be 12,043 with 6,238 males (51.80%) and 5,805 females (48.20%). There are 433 less females than males in Owyhee County.
The median household income in Owyhee County was $59,092 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 4,020(7.30%) from $55,072 in 2020. This income is 79.21% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Owyhee County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $70,350. Overall, the median household income for the county of Owyhee County stands at $59,092.
In Owyhee County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $39,321 for males and $20,111 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $51,964 for males and $40,826 for females.
In Owyhee County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 4 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, White households have the highest median household income at $62,217, while Asian households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $12,430.
In 2022, the population of Owyhee County was 12,613, a 2.15% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Owyhee County's population was 12,348, an increase of 2.95% compared to a population of 11,994 in 2020.
The median age in Owyhee County, ID is 40.0, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 20.91% were under the age of 15, 18.87% aged 15 to 29, 42.40% aged 30 to 64, 15.77% aged 65 to 84, and 2.05% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Owyhee County population: 76.42% are White, 0.41% are Black or African American, 3.15% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.22% are Asian, 13.41% are some other race and 6.40% are multiracial.