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Jerome County, Idaho (ID)

County population in 2017: 23,867 (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: 40 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Jerome County: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (22.0%), Educational, health and social services (18.1%), Manufacturing (17.5%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (11.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 59%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 40%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Jerome County, ID (2017)
    • 14,95581.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8,40145.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3531.9%Two or more races
    • 970.5%Asian alone
    • 780.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 680.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 180.10%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 130.07%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

33.0 years
Idaho median age:

36.3 years
Males: 12,067  (50.6%)
Females: 11,800  (49.4%)
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Average household size:
Jerome County:

2.0 people
Idaho:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,549 ($34,696 in 1999)
This county:

$47,549
Idaho:

$52,225

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $607 (lower quartile is $472, upper quartile is $697)
This county:

$607
State:

$698


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $169,147 (it was $90,700 in 2000)
Jerome:

$169,147
Idaho:

$207,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $118,800 - $241,004

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $191,055
Here:

$191,055
State:

$256,752

Townhouses or other attached units: $99,698
Here:

$99,698
State:

$188,519

Mobile homes: $92,499
Here:

$92,499
State:

$82,306

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,122
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $346

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
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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
Number of permits per 10,000 Jerome, ID residents
Average permit cost in Jerome, ID
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,173 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,200 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Jerome, ID in 2017
Distribution of house value in Jerome, ID in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Jerome, ID in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.4%
Jerome County:

14.4%
Idaho:

12.8%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.1% for Black residents, 19.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.4% for American Indian residents, 69.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 8.1% for other race residents, 15.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 33.0 years old
(Males: 33.1 years old, Females: 32.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.6 years old, Black residents: 40.4 years old, American Indian residents: 48.3 years old, Asian residents: 37.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.9 years old, Other race residents: 23.8 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 September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Idaho:

3.4%

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: 76.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,728 (19.6% naturalized citizens)

Jerome County:

15.6%
Whole state:

5.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,0842010 or later
  • 1,2472000 to 2009
  • 8111990 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: 6,772
  • One, attached: 209
  • Two: 62
  • 3 or 4: 282
  • 5 to 9: 110
  • 10 to 19: 50
  • 20 to 49: 74
  • 50 or more: 26
  • Mobile homes: 1,008

Housing units in Jerome County with a mortgage: 3,118 (116 second mortgage, 154 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,019

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

64.4% 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 slightly above Idaho state average. It is 330% 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 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 104.3 miles away from the county center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 308.5 miles away from Jerome County center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 350.0 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 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 (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Jerome

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,540 (80.5%)
  • Carpooled: 1,437 (13.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 36 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 134 (1.3%)
  • Walked: 178 (1.7%)
  • Worked at home: 335 (3.2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (78%)
  • Peru (6%)
  • El Salvador (4%)
  • Germany (1%)
  • Oceania, n.e.c. (1%)
  • Philippines (1%)
  • Canada (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Jerome County


  • American (12%)
  • German (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Dutch (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • Norwegian (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 2014: 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 2013: 27.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.6%
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 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (242)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (123)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (118)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (81)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (74)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (65)
  • Unspecified dementia (60)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (57)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (55)
  • Congestive heart failure (52)

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: 23,867
  • In family households: 20,988 (2,962 male householders, 2,902 female householders)
    4,660 spouses, 8,539 children (8,125 natural, 154 adopted, 265 stepchildren), 318 grandchildren, 140 brothers or sisters, 421 parents, 478 other relatives, 609 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,690 (1,204 male householders (906 living alone)), 861 female householders (734 living alone)), 626 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 166

Size of family households: 2,402 2-persons, 1,026 3-persons, 960 4-persons, 553 5-persons, 661 6-persons, 272 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,638 1-person, 350 2-persons, 42 3-persons, 18 4-persons.

5,408 married couples with children.
1,322 single-parent households (489 men, 833 women).

72.0% of residents of Jerome speak English at home.
26.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (41% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 19% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
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:

6.5
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.5

Year house built in Jerome County, Idaho
  • Year house built in Jerome County, Idaho
  • 772014 or later
  • 1612010 to 2013
  • 1,3612000 to 2009
  • 1,2311990 to 1999
  • 7601980 to 1989
  • 2,0301970 to 1979
  • 6341960 to 1969
  • 6471950 to 1959
  • 5671940 to 1949
  • 9201939 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
  • 691 room
  • 232 rooms
  • 513 rooms
  • 2924 rooms
  • 1,2335 rooms
  • 9706 rooms
  • 9727 rooms
  • 5878 rooms
  • 9659+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jerome County, Idaho
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jerome County, Idaho
  • 861 room
  • 1692 rooms
  • 4033 rooms
  • 5744 rooms
  • 6365 rooms
  • 4656 rooms
  • 2057 rooms
  • 948 rooms
  • 1539+ 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
  • 66no bedroom
  • 581 bedroom
  • 6742 bedrooms
  • 2,5863 bedrooms
  • 1,2684 bedrooms
  • 4855+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jerome County, Idaho
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jerome County, Idaho
  • 132no bedroom
  • 4161 bedroom
  • 8392 bedrooms
  • 1,0653 bedrooms
  • 2094 bedrooms
  • 1135+ 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
  • 51no vehicle
  • 1,0651 vehicle
  • 1,8982 vehicles
  • 1,3543 vehicles
  • 4044 vehicles
  • 3855+ 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
  • 144no vehicle
  • 1,1051 vehicle
  • 1,0502 vehicles
  • 3243 vehicles
  • 1544 vehicles
  • 345+ vehicles

86.6% of Jerome County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in Idaho.

Jerome County:

86.6%
State average:

83.0%

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

  • This state: 12,496
  • Other state: 7,524
  • Northeast: 420
  • Midwest: 1,218
  • South: 569
  • West: 5,306
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
  • 49.8%Electricity
  • 30.2%Utility gas
  • 7.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.8%Wood
  • 2.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.0%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 67.6%Electricity
  • 24.6%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 283
Here:

8.1%
Idaho:

8.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 56
Here:

3.7%
Idaho:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 59
Here:

9.5%
Idaho:

22.3%

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 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,705,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $855,000
    Other: $790,000
    Air Transportation: $515,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $73,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $5,491,000
    Air Transportation: $1,602,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $34,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,997,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,872,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,826,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,429,000
    Financial Administration: $928,000
    Air Transportation: $770,000
    Solid Waste Management: $716,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $605,000
    Health - Other: $516,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $489,000
    General - Other: $200,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $171,000
    Corrections - Other: $145,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $1,396,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $482,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,485,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,235,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $250,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $503,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $185,000
    Interest Earnings: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Natural Resources - Other: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,798,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,633,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,101,000
    Health and Hospitals: $25,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,183,000
    Other License: $149,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,824,000

Jerome County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,705,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $855,000
    Other: $790,000
    Air Transportation: $515,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $73,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $5,491,000
    Air Transportation: $1,602,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $34,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,997,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,872,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,826,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,429,000
    Financial Administration: $928,000
    Air Transportation: $770,000
    Solid Waste Management: $716,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $605,000
    Health - Other: $516,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $489,000
    General - Other: $200,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $171,000
    Corrections - Other: $145,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $1,396,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $482,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,485,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,235,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $250,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $503,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $185,000
    Interest Earnings: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Natural Resources - Other: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,798,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,633,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,101,000
    Health and Hospitals: $25,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,183,000
    Other License: $149,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,824,000

Jerome County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,705,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $855,000
    Other: $790,000
    Air Transportation: $515,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $73,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $5,491,000
    Air Transportation: $1,602,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $34,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,997,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,872,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,826,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,429,000
    Financial Administration: $928,000
    Air Transportation: $770,000
    Solid Waste Management: $716,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $605,000
    Health - Other: $516,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $489,000
    General - Other: $200,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $171,000
    Corrections - Other: $145,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $1,396,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $482,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,485,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,235,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $250,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $503,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $185,000
    Interest Earnings: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Natural Resources - Other: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,798,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,633,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,101,000
    Health and Hospitals: $25,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,183,000
    Other License: $149,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,824,000

Jerome County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,705,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $855,000
    Other: $790,000
    Air Transportation: $515,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $73,000
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $5,491,000
    Air Transportation: $1,602,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $34,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,997,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,872,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,826,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,429,000
    Financial Administration: $928,000
    Air Transportation: $770,000
    Solid Waste Management: $716,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $605,000
    Health - Other: $516,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $489,000
    General - Other: $200,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $171,000
    Corrections - Other: $145,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $1,396,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $482,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,485,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,235,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $250,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $503,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $185,000
    Interest Earnings: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Natural Resources - Other: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,798,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,633,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,101,000
    Health and Hospitals: $25,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,183,000
    Other License: $149,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,824,000

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