Idaho State Counties
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Idaho: Population

Idaho...

  • Had a population of 1,612,136 in 2013.

  • Gained 44,554 residents between 2010 and 2013.
  • Grew by 2.8 percent between 2010 and 2013, compared to an increase of 2.4 percent in the U.S. as a whole.   

  • Gained 899,121 residents since 1970.
  • Had a 2010-2013 rate of population change that ranked 19th – from highest to lowest – out of the 50 states reporting data.
 

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Ask questions:

 

·         Is the local population growing or declining?

·         How quickly is it changing?

·         Is it changing steadily over time, or have there been periods of rapid change alternating with periods of little change?

 

Look at other indicators:

 

·         “Population: Migration and natural change” - Which component of population change is having the greatest impact on population change?

·         “Population: Race” and/or “Population: Hispanic origin” - Are specific groups growing or declining faster than others?

·         “Employment: Number of jobs” – How does population growth compare to job growth?

·         “County types: County policy type codes” – Is your county classified as a “population loss” county?

 

Dig deeper:

 

·         Look at the county rankings for your state and/or view maps to see how your county compares to others.

·         Take a Big Picture view of your county.

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Note: 2012 estimates were revised per the Census Bureau's updates when the 2013 data were released.

Source: 1970 & 1980: U.S. Bureau of the Census, County Population Census Counts, (http://www.census.gov/population/www/censusdata/cencounts.html);
2001-2009, 2011-2013: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Population Estimates Program, (http://www.census.gov/popest/);
1990, 2000, 2010: U.S. Bureau of the Census, American Factfinder, (http://factfinder2.census.gov/); DATE LAST UPDATED: March 27, 2014.



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