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Jerome County, Idaho (ID)

County population in 2019: 24,687 (49% urban, 51% rural); it was 18,342 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,492
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,510
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,407
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,538 (it was 1,891 in 2000)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

30%

Land area: 600 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 41 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Jerome County: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (20.2%), Educational, health and social services (16.6%), Manufacturing (15.2%), Retail trade (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 84%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Jerome County, ID (2019)
    • 15,11260.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9,12236.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2771.1%Two or more races
    • 1050.4%Asian alone
    • 1030.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 640.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 390.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 50.02%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

33.1 years
Idaho median age:

36.9 years
Males: 12,496  (50.6%)
Females: 12,191  (49.4%)
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Average household size:
Jerome County:

2.0 people
Idaho:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $57,867 ($34,696 in 1999)
This county:

$57,867
Idaho:

$60,999

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $658 (lower quartile is $503, upper quartile is $782)
This county:

$658
State:

$776


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $197,861 (it was $90,700 in 2000)
Jerome:

$197,861
Idaho:

$255,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $126,233 - $288,076

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $257,148
Here:

$257,148
State:

$327,480

Townhouses or other attached units: $120,605
Here:

$120,605
State:

$252,152

Mobile homes: $80,951
Here:

$80,951
State:

$84,996

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,194
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $329

Institutionalized population: 74

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 12
  • Burglaries: 42
  • Thefts: 97
  • Auto thefts: 10

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 45
  • Thefts: 83
  • Auto thefts: 16
Jerome County, ID map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 48 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 1998: 71 buildings, average cost: $88,500
  • 1999: 69 buildings, average cost: $98,600
  • 2000: 51 buildings, average cost: $103,900
  • 2001: 57 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 2002: 69 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 2003: 77 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 2004: 95 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2005: 143 buildings, average cost: $124,100
  • 2006: 215 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2007: 193 buildings, average cost: $116,600
  • 2008: 137 buildings, average cost: $100,900
  • 2009: 60 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2010: 54 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 2011: 47 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2012: 63 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 2013: 64 buildings, average cost: $158,400
  • 2014: 57 buildings, average cost: $166,500
  • 2015: 65 buildings, average cost: $148,600
  • 2016: 73 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2017: 60 buildings, average cost: $150,500
  • 2018: 85 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2019: 86 buildings, average cost: $146,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Jerome, ID residents
Average permit cost in Jerome, ID
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,310 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,242 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Jerome, ID in 2019
Distribution of house value in Jerome, ID in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Jerome, ID in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.2%
Jerome County:

16.2%
Idaho:

11.2%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.5% for Black residents, 24.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 15.0% for other race residents, 12.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 33.1 years old
(Males: 33.5 years old, Females: 33.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.8 years old, Black residents: 32.0 years old, American Indian residents: 39.4 years old, Asian residents: 31.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.4 years old, Other race residents: 29.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jerome County is $456 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $569 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $750 a month.

Cities in this county include: Jerome, Hazelton, Hunt, Eden.

Jerome 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 Jerome County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 6.4 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Cedar County, Nebraska , Gooding County , Oneida County , Kent County, Michigan , Racine County, Wisconsin , McHenry County, Illinois .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.8%
Idaho:

4.8%

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

Current college students: 570
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 77.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,925 (17.3% naturalized citizens)

Jerome County:

15.9%
Whole state:

5.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,3342010 or later
  • 1,2172000 to 2009
  • 9541990 to 1999
  • 5871980 to 1989
  • 2331970 to 1979
  • 152Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 57.5%

Jerome County marital status for males Jerome County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,970
  • One, attached: 235
  • Two: 110
  • 3 or 4: 239
  • 5 to 9: 133
  • 10 to 19: 25
  • 20 to 49: 62
  • 50 or more: 30
  • Mobile homes: 1,056

Housing units in Jerome County with a mortgage: 3,321 (159 second mortgage, 143 home equity loan, 30 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,228

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

64.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jerome County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,5111
Other4,82712
Evangelical Protestant1,44515
Mainline Protestant5476
None9,044-
Jerome 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: 1
Jerome County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Jerome County:

5.50 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

5.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Jerome County:

7.9%
Idaho:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Jerome County:

26.8%
State:

25.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.4%
State:

11.7%

Agriculture in Jerome County:

Average size of farms: 293 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $454,752
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $573.87
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 73.93%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $386,712
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 70.40%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 99.80%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $153,933
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.88%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 80.78
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 39.77%
Corn for grain: 1000 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 10163 harvested acres
Vegetables: 337 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Jerome County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Idaho state average. It is 2208% 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 99.9 miles away from Jerome County center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 224.5 miles away from the county center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 223.7 miles away from the county center
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 130.0 miles away from the county center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 104.3 miles away from Jerome County center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 308.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), 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 Severe Winter Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: February 5, 2017 - February 27, 2017, FEMA Id: 4310, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, 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
  • Idaho Wildfires, Incident Period: July 27, 2000 to September 26, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1341: September 01, 2000, FEMA Id: 1341, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Idaho Heavy Rains & Flooding, Incident Period: December 31, 1964, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-186: December 31, 1964, FEMA Id: 186, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Jerome County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Jerome

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,428 (79.5%)
  • Carpooled: 1,328 (11.2%)
  • Bus: 12 (0.1%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 10 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 84 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 412 (3.5%)
  • Worked at home: 505 (4.3%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

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


  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (71%)
  • El Salvador (8%)
  • Peru (6%)
  • Guatemala (4%)
  • Micronesia (1%)
  • Germany (1%)
  • Vietnam (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Jerome County


  • American (14%)
  • English (5%)
  • German (5%)
  • European (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Norwegian (1%)
  • British (1%)

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

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

  • 54 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 23 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 23 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 54 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 13 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,713.

9.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,874 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.20%
Idaho average:

8.09%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.39% relocated from other counties in Idaho ($24,011 average AGI)
2.81% relocated from other states ($11,862 average AGI)
Jerome County:

2.81%
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 Twin Falls County, ID  3.38% ($33,031 average AGI)
from Gooding County, ID  1.07% ($33,622)
from Ada County, ID  0.34% ($33,192)


8.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,125 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.96%
Idaho average:

7.05%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.74% relocated to other counties in Idaho ($16,366 average AGI)
2.23% relocated to other states ($8,759 average AGI)
Jerome County:

2.23%
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 Twin Falls County, ID  3.53% ($41,860 average AGI)
to Gooding County, ID  1.12% ($31,267)
to Ada County, ID  0.59% ($25,422)
to Canyon County, ID  0.34% ($29,038)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 18.3

Births per 1000 population in Jerome County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 7.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Jerome County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Jerome County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 19.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jerome County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Jerome County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jerome County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jerome County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jerome County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Jerome County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,658 (2,266 aged, 392 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 981 (15%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (301)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (88)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (58)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (40)
  • Unspecified dementia (21)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.19
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,327
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 337
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 54,785

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,925
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 616
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 17
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 46

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 174.4. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 24,687
  • Male householders: 4,391 (865 living alone), Female householders: 3,960 (698 living alone)
  • 4,566 spouses (4,526 opposite-sex spouses), 643 unmarried partners, (637 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 8,478 children (7,914 natural, 295 adopted, 271 stepchildren), 475 grandchildren, 137 brothers or sisters, 190 parents, 47 foster children, 764 other relatives, 915 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 162

Size of family households: 2,260 2-persons, 984 3-persons, 1,145 4-persons, 683 5-persons, 408 6-persons, 259 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,647 1-person, 616 2-persons, 110 3-persons, 21 4-persons, 13 5-persons.

4,958 married couples with children.
1,699 single-parent households (358 men, 1,341 women).

69.7% of residents of Jerome speak English at home.
28.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (19% speak English very well, 59% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $79,793,000 ($4,139 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,282,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $35,833,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $15,269,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,938,000
Federal grants: $19,409,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,446,000 ($149,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,899,000 ($964,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,242,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $11,328,000
Federal Government insurance: $14,946,000

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

Births: 1,695
Here:

86 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 706
Here:

36 per 1000 residents
State:

37 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +422
Here:

+21 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -91
Here -5 per 1000 residents
State +43 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Jerome County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.41 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.3

Year house built in Jerome County, Idaho
  • Year house built in Jerome County, Idaho
  • 4002014 or later
  • 1382010 to 2013
  • 1,1842000 to 2009
  • 1,2051990 to 1999
  • 9861980 to 1989
  • 1,9151970 to 1979
  • 7051960 to 1969
  • 4881950 to 1959
  • 5091940 to 1949
  • 1,2061939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jerome County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jerome County, Idaho
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jerome County, Idaho
  • 81 room
  • 712 rooms
  • 923 rooms
  • 4714 rooms
  • 1,0775 rooms
  • 1,1396 rooms
  • 8837 rooms
  • 7918 rooms
  • 1,0049+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jerome County, Idaho
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jerome County, Idaho
  • 221 room
  • 1972 rooms
  • 4133 rooms
  • 5914 rooms
  • 6035 rooms
  • 4786 rooms
  • 2087 rooms
  • 828 rooms
  • 1359+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jerome County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jerome County, Idaho
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jerome County, Idaho
  • 8no bedroom
  • 981 bedroom
  • 8152 bedrooms
  • 2,7703 bedrooms
  • 1,4914 bedrooms
  • 3545+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jerome County, Idaho
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jerome County, Idaho
  • 52no bedroom
  • 3341 bedroom
  • 8782 bedrooms
  • 1,0903 bedrooms
  • 2544 bedrooms
  • 1335+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Jerome County, Idaho in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Jerome County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Jerome County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 130no vehicle
  • 8551 vehicle
  • 1,9552 vehicles
  • 1,5483 vehicles
  • 6694 vehicles
  • 4545+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Jerome County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Jerome County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 142no vehicle
  • 9801 vehicle
  • 1,1212 vehicles
  • 3923 vehicles
  • 1124 vehicles
  • 375+ vehicles

82.1% of Jerome County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 74% lived in Idaho.

Jerome County:

82.1%
State average:

82.8%

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

  • This state: 12,255
  • Other state: 7,771
  • Northeast: 460
  • Midwest: 1,065
  • South: 859
  • West: 5,389
Year householders moved into unit in Jerome County, ID
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jerome County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 55.2%Electricity
  • 30.1%Utility gas
  • 5.5%Wood
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 66.9%Electricity
  • 26.7%Utility gas
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 402
Here:

12.3%
Idaho:

11.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 96
Here:

5.9%
Idaho:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 99
Here:

17.0%
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

Jerome County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $949,000
    Other: $728,000
    Air Transportation: $503,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $61,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $676,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $34,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $2,559,000
    General - Other: $2,021,000
    Financial Administration: $1,926,000
    Police Protection: $1,193,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,093,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $929,000
    Central Staff Services: $634,000
    Air Transportation: $616,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $596,000
    Health - Other: $590,000
    Corrections - Other: $537,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $843,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $465,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,975,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,705,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $270,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,102,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $191,000
    Interest Earnings: $61,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $475,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $443,000
    Police Protection: $110,000
    Financial Administration: $17,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,506,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $133,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,181,000
    General Local Government Support: $240,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,737,000
    Other License: $191,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,548,000

Jerome County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $949,000
    Other: $728,000
    Air Transportation: $503,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $61,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $676,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $34,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $2,559,000
    General - Other: $2,021,000
    Financial Administration: $1,926,000
    Police Protection: $1,193,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,093,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $929,000
    Central Staff Services: $634,000
    Air Transportation: $616,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $596,000
    Health - Other: $590,000
    Corrections - Other: $537,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $843,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $465,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,975,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,705,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $270,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,102,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $191,000
    Interest Earnings: $61,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $475,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $443,000
    Police Protection: $110,000
    Financial Administration: $17,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,506,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $133,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,181,000
    General Local Government Support: $240,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,737,000
    Other License: $191,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,548,000

Jerome County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $949,000
    Other: $728,000
    Air Transportation: $503,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $61,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $676,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $34,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $2,559,000
    General - Other: $2,021,000
    Financial Administration: $1,926,000
    Police Protection: $1,193,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,093,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $929,000
    Central Staff Services: $634,000
    Air Transportation: $616,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $596,000
    Health - Other: $590,000
    Corrections - Other: $537,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $843,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $465,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,975,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,705,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $270,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,102,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $191,000
    Interest Earnings: $61,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $475,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $443,000
    Police Protection: $110,000
    Financial Administration: $17,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,506,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $133,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,181,000
    General Local Government Support: $240,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,737,000
    Other License: $191,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,548,000

Jerome County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $949,000
    Other: $728,000
    Air Transportation: $503,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $61,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $676,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $34,000
  • Current Operations - Judicial and Legal Services: $2,559,000
    General - Other: $2,021,000
    Financial Administration: $1,926,000
    Police Protection: $1,193,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,093,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $929,000
    Central Staff Services: $634,000
    Air Transportation: $616,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $596,000
    Health - Other: $590,000
    Corrections - Other: $537,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $843,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $465,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,975,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,705,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $270,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,102,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $191,000
    Interest Earnings: $61,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $475,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $443,000
    Police Protection: $110,000
    Financial Administration: $17,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,506,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $133,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,181,000
    General Local Government Support: $240,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,737,000
    Other License: $191,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,548,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 314
  • Number of aged recipients: 45
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 269
  • Number of recipients under 18: 71
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 180
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 63
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 119
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 125
Most common first names in Jerome County, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8874.8 years
William7476.6 years
James6674.5 years
Robert6071.9 years
Mary5380.1 years
George5078.4 years
Charles4680.0 years
Frank3478.9 years
Dorothy3376.7 years
Ruth3284.1 years
Most common last names in Jerome County, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4580.3 years
Johnson4376.0 years
Davis3577.9 years
Miller3479.0 years
Brown2778.8 years
Jones2277.5 years
Peterson2076.1 years
Clark1874.9 years
Martin1880.2 years
Thompson1773.1 years
Businesses in Jerome County, ID
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1Nike1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Subway3
Curves1T-Mobile1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul3
Days Inn1UPS5
FedEx3Walmart1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wingate1