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Canyon County, Idaho (ID)

County population in 2016: 211,698 (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: 359 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Canyon County: 90.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Canyon County, Idaho:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (70.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (25.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Asian alone (1.4%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.9%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone (0.4%)
Median resident age:  32.7 years
Idaho median age:  36.1 years
Males: 104,116  (49.2%)
Females: 107,582  (50.8%)
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Canyon County,ID real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Canyon County:

2.0 people
Idaho:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $48,437 ($35,884 in 1999)

This county:

$48,437
Idaho:

$51,807

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $677 (lower quartile is $519, upper quartile is $850)
This county:

$677
State:

$676


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $153,100 (it was $93,800 in 2000)
Canyon:

$153,100
Idaho:

$189,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $113,700 - $225,200

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $182,325
Here:

$182,325
State:

$239,614

Townhouses or other attached units: $134,264
Here:

$134,264
State:

$181,612

In 2-unit structures: $78,276
Here:

$78,276
State:

$157,607

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $26,065
Here:

$26,065
State:

$225,891

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $195,550
Here:

$195,550
State:

$254,348

Mobile homes: $66,599
Here:

$66,599
State:

$67,846

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $2,660
Here:

$2,660
State:

$36,179
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,040
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $296

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
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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:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,397 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,268 (0.9%)

Canyon County household income distribution in 2009 Canyon County home values distribution Canyon County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 15.3%
Canyon County:

15.3%
Idaho:

14.4%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.0% for Black residents, 18.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.2% for American Indian residents, 16.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 21.2% for other race residents, 18.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 32.7 years old
(Males: 32.1 years old, Females: 33.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 37.2 years old, Black residents: 20.4 years old, American Indian residents: 25.0 years old, Asian residents: 29.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.7 years old, Other race residents: 20.9 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

2012 air pollution in Canyon County:

Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 25.7 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 10.6 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Idaho:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 5,511
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 15,729 (37.1% naturalized citizens)

Canyon County:

7.4%
Whole state:

5.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 1,228
  • 2000 to 2009: 3,965
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,014
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,948
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,524
  • Before 1970: 1,392
Note: State values scaled to Canyon County population

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: 57,267
  • One, attached: 2,440
  • Two: 2,620
  • 3 or 4: 2,317
  • 5 to 9: 1,424
  • 10 to 19: 590
  • 20 to 49: 308
  • 50 or more: 994
  • Mobile homes: 4,652
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 648

Housing units in Canyon County with a mortgage: 32,727 (1,480 second mortgage, 2,089 home equity loan, 146 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 13,797

Here:

71.1% with mortgage
State:

64.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Canyon County

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 slightly above Idaho state average. It is 359% 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 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 313.2 miles away from the county center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 360.9 miles away from Canyon County center
On 8/24/1954 at 05:51:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 297.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • 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 (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (73%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • Romania (3%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • El Salvador (1%)
  • Germany (1%)
  • Peru (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Canyon County (%):

  • American (17%)
  • English (9%)
  • German (7%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • European (3%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Canyon County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 51,786 (78.0%)
  • Carpooled: 6,409 (9.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 100 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 1,147 (1.7%)
  • Bicycle: 255 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 1,012 (1.5%)
  • Worked at home: 5,585 (8.4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 mentally retarded
  • 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 $41,425.

7.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,011 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.56%
Idaho average:

7.20%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($186 average AGI)
Canyon County:

0.03%
Idaho average:

0.06%

4.29% relocated from other counties in Idaho ($16,663 average AGI)
3.24% relocated from other states ($15,162 average AGI)
Canyon County:

3.24%
Idaho average:

3.91%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ada County, ID  2.85% ($30,028 average AGI)
from Owyhee County, ID  0.29% ($28,960)
from Payette County, ID  0.19% ($29,500)
from Malheur County, OR  0.15% ($28,889)
from Gem County, ID  0.14% ($28,432)
from Twin Falls County, ID  0.12% ($23,812)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.11% ($38,683)


7.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,768 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.39%
Idaho average:

7.21%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($187 average AGI)
Canyon County:

0.05%
Idaho average:

0.08%

4.38% relocated to other counties in Idaho ($17,203 average AGI)
2.96% relocated to other states ($11,379 average AGI)
Canyon County:

2.96%
Idaho average:

3.91%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ada County, ID  3.16% ($31,593 average AGI)
to Owyhee County, ID  0.22% ($24,383)
to Payette County, ID  0.13% ($27,282)
to Gem County, ID  0.13% ($27,750)
to Twin Falls County, ID  0.10% ($27,712)
to Malheur County, OR  0.10% ($20,310)
to Bannock County, ID  0.09% ($26,685)

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 2014: 17.1

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 2014: 6.7

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 live births in Canyon County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Canyon County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population 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 hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Canyon County, Idaho in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,264)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (996)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (974)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (942)
  • Unspecified dementia (820)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (712)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (673)
  • Congestive heart failure (405)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (384)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (319)

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: 211,698
  • In family households: 179,232 (24,347 male householders, 23,051 female householders)
    37,604 spouses, 73,081 children (66,370 natural, 1,604 adopted, 5,107 stepchildren), 5,187 grandchildren, 2,457 brothers or sisters, 3,212 parents, 4,702 other relatives, 5,591 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 29,028 (10,784 male householders (7,505 living alone)), 11,677 female householders (10,420 living alone)), 6,567 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,438

Size of family households: 18,171 2-persons, 9,294 3-persons, 8,622 4-persons, 5,796 5-persons, 3,091 6-persons, 2,424 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 17,925 1-person, 3,741 2-persons, 658 3-persons, 113 4-persons, 24 6-persons.

42,489 married couples with children.
13,432 single-parent households (3,297 men, 10,135 women).

81.5% of residents of Canyon speak English at home.
16.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (47% speak English very well, 45% speak English well, 8% 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:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.5

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 2,556
  • 2010 to 2013: 1,807
  • 2000 to 2009: 20,751
  • 1990 to 1999: 14,693
  • 1980 to 1989: 5,410
  • 1970 to 1979: 13,290
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,089
  • 1950 to 1959: 4,075
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,938
  • 1939 or earlier: 4,651
Note: State values scaled to Canyon population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Canyon County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Canyon County population
  • 1 room: 261
  • 2 rooms: 271
  • 3 rooms: 622
  • 4 rooms: 3,415
  • 5 rooms: 9,629
  • 6 rooms: 11,870
  • 7 rooms: 6,384
  • 8 rooms: 5,355
  • 9+ rooms: 8,717
  • 1 room: 576
  • 2 rooms: 644
  • 3 rooms: 1,599
  • 4 rooms: 6,146
  • 5 rooms: 6,079
  • 6 rooms: 4,540
  • 7 rooms: 2,404
  • 8 rooms: 1,067
  • 9+ rooms: 280
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Canyon County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Canyon County population
  • no bedroom: 261
  • 1 bedroom: 345
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,428
  • 3 bedrooms: 25,818
  • 4 bedrooms: 11,533
  • 5+ bedrooms: 3,139
  • no bedroom: 644
  • 1 bedroom: 2,145
  • 2 bedrooms: 7,781
  • 3 bedrooms: 10,778
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,625
  • 5+ bedrooms: 362
Cars and other vehicles available in Canyon County, Idaho in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Canyon County population
  • no vehicle: 1,292
  • 1 vehicle: 8,707
  • 2 vehicles: 18,078
  • 3 vehicles: 11,242
  • 4 vehicles: 5,701
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,504
  • no vehicle: 1,401
  • 1 vehicle: 9,738
  • 2 vehicles: 7,300
  • 3 vehicles: 3,764
  • 4 vehicles: 884
  • 5+ vehicles: 248

80% of Canyon County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 102% lived in Idaho.

Canyon County:

80.3%
State average:

82.3%

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

  • This state: 109,021
  • Other state: 85,412
  • Northeast: 4,471
  • Midwest: 13,576
  • South: 10,092
  • West: 57,273

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Canyon County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (59.8%)
  • Electricity (27.5%)
  • Wood (6.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.6%)
  • Other fuel (1.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Solar energy (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (50.2%)
  • Electricity (45.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.6%)
  • Wood (1.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,882
Here:

6.8%
Idaho:

8.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 806
Here:

6.3%
Idaho:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4,160
Here:

38.9%
Idaho:

22.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Canyon County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $1,219,000
    Health - Other: $181,000
    Police Protection: $116,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $8,396,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,217,000
    Health - Other: $7,410,000
    Police Protection: $6,426,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,504,000
    Financial Administration: $3,965,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,795,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,494,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,354,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,144,000
    Solid Waste Management: $916,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $244,000
    Parks and Recreation: $126,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $90,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $72,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Other Higher Education: $107,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $609,000
    Solid Waste Management: $484,000
    General Public Building: $243,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $109,000
    Financial Administration: $95,000
    Correctional Institutions: $21,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $26,129,000

Canyon County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $12,900,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,955,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $677,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $477,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $891,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $611,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $50,000
    Rents: $3,000
    Sale of Property: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $7,708,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,899,000
  • Tax - Property: $27,593,000
    Other License: $2,112,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $778,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $39,000

Canyon County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,800,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $900,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $900,000

Canyon County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $41,724,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $448,000

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
Canyon County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Canyon County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - 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

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