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Canyon County, Idaho (ID)

County population in 2019: 229,849 (80% urban, 20% rural); it was 131,441 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 34,640
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 10,206
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 33,010
Renter-occupied apartments: 18,758 (it was 12,008 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

30%

Land area: 590 sq. mi.

Water area: 13.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 390 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Canyon County: 91.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (21.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 66%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 29%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Canyon County, ID (2019)
    • 160,050121.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 58,94744.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5,2964.0%Two or more races
    • 2,2891.7%Asian alone
    • 1,1880.9%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1,0630.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8520.6%Some other race alone
    • 1640.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

33.9 years
Idaho median age:

36.9 years
Males: 114,534  (49.8%)
Females: 115,315  (50.2%)
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Average household size:
Canyon County:

2.0 people
Idaho:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $58,945 ($35,884 in 1999)
This county:

$58,945
Idaho:

$60,999

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $818 (lower quartile is $589, upper quartile is $1,062)
This county:

$818
State:

$776


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $227,300 (it was $93,800 in 2000)
Canyon:

$227,300
Idaho:

$255,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $168,900 - $295,500

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $223,227
Here:

$223,227
State:

$327,480

Townhouses or other attached units: $255,508
Here:

$255,508
State:

$252,152

In 2-unit structures: $104,790
Here:

$104,790
State:

$299,214

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $223,813
Here:

$223,813
State:

$220,655

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $200,497
Here:

$200,497
State:

$363,253

Mobile homes: $57,467
Here:

$57,467
State:

$84,996

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $12,520
Here:

$12,520
State:

$70,326

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,194
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $383

Institutionalized population: 1,466

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 10
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 59
  • Burglaries: 314
  • Thefts: 495
  • Auto thefts: 132

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 11
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 56
  • Burglaries: 272
  • Thefts: 473
  • Auto thefts: 89
Canyon County, ID map from a distance

Health of residents in Canyon County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
74.7% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
40.0% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
49.0% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
67.5% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 199 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 163 pounds. This is about average.

Health of residents in Canyon County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
74.0% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
41.9% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
62.0% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
64.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 199 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 169 pounds. This is more than average.
51.4% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1462 buildings, average cost: $99,400
  • 1998: 1846 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 1999: 2028 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2000: 1895 buildings, average cost: $106,200
  • 2001: 2183 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2002: 2595 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 2003: 2464 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2004: 2349 buildings, average cost: $133,200
  • 2005: 3114 buildings, average cost: $149,300
  • 2006: 2963 buildings, average cost: $157,800
  • 2007: 1192 buildings, average cost: $167,100
  • 2008: 745 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2009: 386 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2010: 309 buildings, average cost: $146,400
  • 2011: 187 buildings, average cost: $180,800
  • 2012: 578 buildings, average cost: $154,400
  • 2013: 913 buildings, average cost: $169,600
  • 2014: 1043 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 2015: 1130 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2016: 1442 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 2017: 1637 buildings, average cost: $165,100
  • 2018: 1935 buildings, average cost: $157,300
  • 2019: 2486 buildings, average cost: $153,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Canyon, ID residents
Average permit cost in Canyon, ID
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,676 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,662 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Canyon, ID in 2019
Distribution of house value in Canyon, ID in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Canyon, ID in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.2%
Canyon County:

9.2%
Idaho:

11.2%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.5% for Black residents, 15.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.2% for American Indian residents, 5.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 19.3% for other race residents, 9.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 33.9 years old
(Males: 33.4 years old, Females: 34.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38.7 years old, Black residents: 19.0 years old, American Indian residents: 35.5 years old, Asian residents: 36.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.7 years old, Other race residents: 27.7 years old)

Area name: Boise City-Nampa, ID HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Canyon County is $570 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $672 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $977 a month.

Cities in this county include: Nampa, Caldwell, Huston, Middleton, Parma, Wilder, Greenleaf, Notus, Melba.

Canyon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2018 air pollution in Canyon County:

Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 21.3 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 8.6 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.3%
Idaho:

4.8%

Unemployment by year in Canyon, ID
County total employment by year in Canyon, ID
County average yearly wages by year in Canyon, ID

Current college students: 5,511
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 17,259 (47.7% naturalized citizens)

Canyon County:

7.5%
Whole state:

5.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2,0612010 or later
  • 5,3572000 to 2009
  • 3,7821990 to 1999
  • 2,9481980 to 1989
  • 1,5241970 to 1979
  • 1,392Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 65.7%

Canyon County marital status for males Canyon County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 63,751
  • One, attached: 1,725
  • Two: 1,284
  • 3 or 4: 2,885
  • 5 to 9: 1,620
  • 10 to 19: 894
  • 20 to 49: 1,396
  • 50 or more: 438
  • Mobile homes: 6,072

Housing units in Canyon County with a mortgage: 40,473 (1,395 second mortgage, 2,805 home equity loan, 261 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 15,521

Here:

72.7% with mortgage
State:

64.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Canyon County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other29,81068
Evangelical Protestant25,615114
Catholic17,8383
Mainline Protestant3,88119
None111,779-
Canyon County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 21
Canyon County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Here:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
Canyon County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 78
This county:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Canyon County:

7.7%
Idaho:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Canyon County:

28.7%
State:

25.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.7%
State:

11.7%

Agriculture in Canyon County:

Average size of farms: 122 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $120,443
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $783.48
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 50.34%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $105,185
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 62.67%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 98.84%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $78,116
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.60%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 44.75
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 24.14%
Corn for grain: 13822 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 22812 harvested acres
Vegetables: 6,962 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 4,744 acres

Earthquake activity:

Canyon County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Idaho state average. It is 2276% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 146.7 miles away from Canyon County center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 219.8 miles away from the county center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 306.0 miles away from the county center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 97.0 miles away from the county center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 313.2 miles away from Canyon County center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 360.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Idaho Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4534, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Idaho Flooding, Incident Period: March 29, 2017 - June 15, 2017, FEMA Id: 4342, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Idaho Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3244: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3244, Natural disaster type: Hurricane

The number of natural disasters in Canyon County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Canyon

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 69,203 (81.1%)
  • Carpooled: 7,096 (8.3%)
  • Bus: 460 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 570 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 298 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 1,154 (1.4%)
  • Worked at home: 6,567 (7.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (70%)
  • Ukraine (2%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (2%)
  • El Salvador (2%)
  • Germany (1%)
  • Canada (1%)
  • Philippines (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Canyon County


  • English (10%)
  • American (8%)
  • German (8%)
  • European (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Norwegian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Canyon County, Idaho in 2000:

  • 1,028 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 690 people in nursing homes
  • 321 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 242 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 237 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 119 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 79 people in other group homes
  • 66 people in halfway houses
  • 52 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 43 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 15 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 12 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 10 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 7 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 7 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 3 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 2 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 2 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

People in group quarters in Canyon County, Idaho in 2010:

  • 1,143 people in college/university student housing
  • 719 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 522 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 327 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 124 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 115 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 113 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 92 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 83 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 79 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,033.

8.87% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,369 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.87%
Idaho average:

8.09%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.79% relocated from other counties in Idaho ($21,636 average AGI)
4.08% relocated from other states ($20,733 average AGI)
Canyon County:

4.08%
Idaho average:

4.74%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ada County, ID  3.44% ($41,443 average AGI)
from Owyhee County, ID  0.24% ($33,598)
from Payette County, ID  0.18% ($37,115)
from Twin Falls County, ID  0.14% ($58,559)
from Malheur County, OR  0.13% ($37,046)
from Gem County, ID  0.13% ($34,372)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.12% ($44,595)


7.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,937 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.31%
Idaho average:

7.05%


0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($217 average AGI)
Canyon County:

0.03%
Idaho average:

0.06%

4.57% relocated to other counties in Idaho ($25,406 average AGI)
2.71% relocated to other states ($14,314 average AGI)
Canyon County:

2.71%
Idaho average:

3.66%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ada County, ID  3.22% ($42,077 average AGI)
to Owyhee County, ID  0.24% ($38,906)
to Payette County, ID  0.20% ($33,000)
to Gem County, ID  0.12% ($50,108)
to Twin Falls County, ID  0.11% ($30,844)
to Malheur County, OR  0.11% ($31,622)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.08% ($42,314)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 18.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 19.7
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 15.9

Births per 1000 population in Canyon County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 6.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Canyon County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Canyon County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 16.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Canyon County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Canyon County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Canyon County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Canyon County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Canyon County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Canyon County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 21,319 (17,631 aged, 3,688 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 7,031 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Canyon County, Idaho in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,852)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,419)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,361)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,311)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (1,075)
  • Unspecified dementia (1,000)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (852)
  • Congestive heart failure (572)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (472)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (388)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.27
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,743
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 131
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 29,843

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,986
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 696
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 2

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 36
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 54

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 45.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 24.6
  • Other - 20.8

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 134.3. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 81.3
  • Poisoning - 27.4
  • Other - 25.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 229,849
  • Male householders: 38,618 (7,999 living alone), Female householders: 38,831 (7,719 living alone)
  • 42,115 spouses (42,017 opposite-sex spouses), 4,747 unmarried partners, (4,733 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 74,884 children (70,343 natural, 1,392 adopted, 3,149 stepchildren), 8,261 grandchildren, 4,933 brothers or sisters, 2,897 parents, 345 foster children, 5,535 other relatives, 5,383 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 3,300

Size of family households: 22,652 2-persons, 11,256 3-persons, 10,819 4-persons, 7,365 5-persons, 4,134 6-persons, 1,361 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 15,718 1-person, 3,368 2-persons, 378 3-persons, 398 4-persons.

41,564 married couples with children.
12,815 single-parent households (3,577 men, 9,238 women).

81.3% of residents of Canyon speak English at home.
16.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (57% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $637,551,000 ($4,034 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $49,226,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $286,609,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $101,630,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,173,000
Federal grants: $155,994,000
Federal procurement contracts: $64,963,000 ($26,599,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $23,181,000 ($2,993,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $6,816,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $219,050,000
Federal Government insurance: $52,503,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 14,876
Here:

90 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 5,371
Here:

33 per 1000 residents
State:

37 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +2,150
Here:

+13 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +21,800
Here:

+132 per 1000 residents
State:

+43 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Canyon County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 24.79 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

Year house built in Canyon County, Idaho
  • Year house built in Canyon County, Idaho
  • 6,2142014 or later
  • 1,5222010 to 2013
  • 25,4422000 to 2009
  • 15,2251990 to 1999
  • 5,8081980 to 1989
  • 9,8761970 to 1979
  • 3,2541960 to 1969
  • 2,8671950 to 1959
  • 3,6921940 to 1949
  • 6,1651939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Canyon County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Canyon County, Idaho
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Canyon County, Idaho
  • 1921 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1,1703 rooms
  • 4,3384 rooms
  • 12,8075 rooms
  • 12,6486 rooms
  • 8,0427 rooms
  • 7,4118 rooms
  • 9,3869+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Canyon County, Idaho
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Canyon County, Idaho
  • 2111 room
  • 8952 rooms
  • 3,7353 rooms
  • 6,1524 rooms
  • 5,3375 rooms
  • 2,5986 rooms
  • 1,2747 rooms
  • 9508 rooms
  • 3039+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Canyon County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Canyon County, Idaho
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Canyon County, Idaho
  • 192no bedroom
  • 2611 bedroom
  • 6,2212 bedrooms
  • 31,2093 bedrooms
  • 15,5174 bedrooms
  • 2,5945+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Canyon County, Idaho
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Canyon County, Idaho
  • 244no bedroom
  • 2,8151 bedroom
  • 8,4802 bedrooms
  • 7,8363 bedrooms
  • 1,3134 bedrooms
  • 7675+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Canyon County, Idaho in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Canyon County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Canyon County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 396no vehicle
  • 9,2521 vehicle
  • 21,7742 vehicles
  • 14,5493 vehicles
  • 6,6854 vehicles
  • 3,3385+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Canyon County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Canyon County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 2,861no vehicle
  • 6,5931 vehicle
  • 8,5752 vehicles
  • 2,3583 vehicles
  • 9504 vehicles
  • 1185+ vehicles

81.5% of Canyon County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 49% lived in Idaho.

Canyon County:

81.5%
State average:

82.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 110,101
  • Other state: 98,878
  • Northeast: 4,689
  • Midwest: 11,931
  • South: 13,695
  • West: 68,563
Year householders moved into unit in Canyon County, ID
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Canyon County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 61.4%Utility gas
  • 29.1%Electricity
  • 4.0%Wood
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 49.6%Utility gas
  • 43.6%Electricity
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,592
Here:

5.8%
Idaho:

11.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 984
Here:

6.2%
Idaho:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,165
Here:

25.1%
Idaho:

26.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Canyon County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $10,580,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,170,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $292,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $95,000
    Parks and Recreation: $92,000
    Health - Other: $17,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $17,729,000
    Correctional Institutions: $13,516,000
    Police Protection: $12,259,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,178,000
    Health - Other: $8,326,000
    Financial Administration: $4,760,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,565,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,427,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $3,133,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,585,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,137,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $606,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $51,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $100,000
    Health and Hospitals: $34,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $432,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $423,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $647,000
    Sale of Property: $456,000
    Interest Earnings: $370,000
    General Revenue - Other: $32,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $1,034,000
    Police Protection: $952,000
    Central Staff Services: $306,000
    Financial Administration: $125,000
    Parks and Recreation: $97,000
    General Public Building: $87,000
    Health - Other: $31,000
    Corrections - Other: $26,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $53,812,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $13,496,000
    Health and Hospitals: $7,706,000
  • Tax - Property: $44,658,000
    Other License: $2,306,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,231,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $48,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $43,182,000

Canyon County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $10,580,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,170,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $292,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $95,000
    Parks and Recreation: $92,000
    Health - Other: $17,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $17,729,000
    Correctional Institutions: $13,516,000
    Police Protection: $12,259,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,178,000
    Health - Other: $8,326,000
    Financial Administration: $4,760,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,565,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,427,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $3,133,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,585,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,137,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $606,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $51,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $100,000
    Health and Hospitals: $34,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $432,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $423,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $647,000
    Sale of Property: $456,000
    Interest Earnings: $370,000
    General Revenue - Other: $32,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $1,034,000
    Police Protection: $952,000
    Central Staff Services: $306,000
    Financial Administration: $125,000
    Parks and Recreation: $97,000
    General Public Building: $87,000
    Health - Other: $31,000
    Corrections - Other: $26,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $53,812,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $13,496,000
    Health and Hospitals: $7,706,000
  • Tax - Property: $44,658,000
    Other License: $2,306,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,231,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $48,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $43,182,000

Canyon County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $10,580,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,170,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $292,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $95,000
    Parks and Recreation: $92,000
    Health - Other: $17,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $17,729,000
    Correctional Institutions: $13,516,000
    Police Protection: $12,259,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,178,000
    Health - Other: $8,326,000
    Financial Administration: $4,760,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,565,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,427,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $3,133,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,585,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,137,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $606,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $51,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $100,000
    Health and Hospitals: $34,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $432,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $423,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $647,000
    Sale of Property: $456,000
    Interest Earnings: $370,000
    General Revenue - Other: $32,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $1,034,000
    Police Protection: $952,000
    Central Staff Services: $306,000
    Financial Administration: $125,000
    Parks and Recreation: $97,000
    General Public Building: $87,000
    Health - Other: $31,000
    Corrections - Other: $26,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $53,812,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $13,496,000
    Health and Hospitals: $7,706,000
  • Tax - Property: $44,658,000
    Other License: $2,306,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,231,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $48,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $43,182,000

Canyon County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $10,580,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,170,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $292,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $95,000
    Parks and Recreation: $92,000
    Health - Other: $17,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $17,729,000
    Correctional Institutions: $13,516,000
    Police Protection: $12,259,000
    Central Staff Services: $11,178,000
    Health - Other: $8,326,000
    Financial Administration: $4,760,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,565,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,427,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $3,133,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,585,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,137,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $606,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $51,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $100,000
    Health and Hospitals: $34,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $432,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $423,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $647,000
    Sale of Property: $456,000
    Interest Earnings: $370,000
    General Revenue - Other: $32,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $1,034,000
    Police Protection: $952,000
    Central Staff Services: $306,000
    Financial Administration: $125,000
    Parks and Recreation: $97,000
    General Public Building: $87,000
    Health - Other: $31,000
    Corrections - Other: $26,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $53,812,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $13,496,000
    Health and Hospitals: $7,706,000
  • Tax - Property: $44,658,000
    Other License: $2,306,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,231,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $48,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $43,182,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 3,231
  • Number of aged recipients: 251
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,980
  • Number of recipients under 18: 790
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,961
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 480
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,099
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,460
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 22 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,483$117,909798$116,3082,959$149,245117$82,1201$158,000305$108,643105$117,467
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED75$129,58736$160,750671$155,92434$93,0290$042$139,07122$107,773
APPLICATIONS DENIED306$127,739179$127,3462,189$153,690144$59,7430$0186$108,317120$93,408
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN173$125,38796$125,2401,067$157,38140$83,5500$083$103,92838$133,711
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS23$134,65212$105,417233$145,65242$70,7140$019$125,31614$92,214
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 22 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED106$156,83081$175,0493$139,0001$132,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED48$176,33333$176,2427$139,2861$92,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED28$180,14332$171,6560$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$194,4008$162,3750$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$105,0005$156,4002$118,5000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Canyon, ID
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Canyon, ID - Value
Most common first names in Canyon County, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John54076.5 years
William49276.4 years
Mary43781.3 years
Robert40072.6 years
James39875.1 years
George31178.1 years
Charles30877.2 years
Ruth20682.2 years
Helen20580.3 years
Donald18970.9 years
Most common last names in Canyon County, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith29976.0 years
Johnson16478.7 years
Miller16177.5 years
Brown12577.0 years
Jones11878.2 years
Wilson11178.3 years
Davis10374.2 years
Anderson10279.0 years
Thompson9275.8 years
Martin9077.4 years
Businesses in Canyon County, ID
NameCountNameCount
AT&T9Macy's1
Ace Hardware1Marriott1
Albertsons4MasterBrand Cabinets7
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's1Mazda1
AutoZone2McDonald's7
Baskin-Robbins1Motherhood Maternity1
Bath & Body Works1New Balance2
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike9
Best Western1Nissan1
Big O Tires1Office Depot1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Old Navy1
Burger King1Olive Garden1
Carl\s Jr.2Outback1
Chevrolet1Outback Steakhouse1
Cold Stone Creamery1Panda Express1
Costco1Papa John's Pizza2
Cricket Wireless4Payless1
Curves2Penske2
Dairy Queen3Pizza Hut4
Dennys2Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Domino's Pizza3Quiznos2
DressBarn1RadioShack3
Famous Footwear1Red Robin1
Fashion Bug1Rite Aid1
FedEx18SONIC Drive-In4
Foot Locker1Sears1
Ford1Sephora1
GNC2Shoe Carnival1
GameStop2Sprint Nextel6
Goodwill2Staples1
H&R Block7Starbucks2
Hilton1Subaru1
Holiday Inn1Subway12
Home Depot1Super 81
Honda1T-Mobile8
IHOP1T.G.I. Driday's1
JCPenney1Taco Bell2
Jack In The Box5Target1
Jimmy John's2The Room Place1
Jones New York2Toyota1
KFC5True Value4
Kmart1U-Haul14
Kohl's1UPS17
Kroger2Verizon Wireless1
La Quinta1Walgreens5
Lane Bryant1Walmart3
Lane Furniture3Wendy's3
Little Caesars Pizza4YMCA1
Lowe's1

Canyon County on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other adherents"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"