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Kootenai County, Idaho (ID)

County population in 2017: 157,637 (76% urban, 24% rural); it was 108,685 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 28,029
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 10,324
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 30,781
Renter-occupied apartments: 15,847 (it was 10,527 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

30%

Land area: 1245 sq. mi.

Water area: 70.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 127 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Kootenai County: 93.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (27.7%), Educational, health and social services (12.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 63%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 28%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Kootenai County, ID (2017)
    • 140,545129.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,9386.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3,7593.5%Two or more races
    • 2,0891.9%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1,0831.0%Asian alone
    • 5460.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1710.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 70.01%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

39.9 years
Idaho median age:

36.3 years
Males: 78,125  (49.6%)
Females: 79,512  (50.4%)
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Average household size:
Kootenai County:

2.0 people
Idaho:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,219 ($37,754 in 1999)
This county:

$57,219
Idaho:

$52,225

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $838 (lower quartile is $637, upper quartile is $1,143)
This county:

$838
State:

$698


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $263,500 (it was $116,400 in 2000)
Kootenai:

$263,500
Idaho:

$207,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $190,500 - $380,600

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $314,200
Here:

$314,200
State:

$256,752

Townhouses or other attached units: $191,989
Here:

$191,989
State:

$188,519

In 2-unit structures: $260,068
Here:

$260,068
State:

$241,511

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $198,729
Here:

$198,729
State:

$206,725

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $307,791
Here:

$307,791
State:

$229,120

Mobile homes: $81,760
Here:

$81,760
State:

$82,306

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $226,765
Here:

$226,765
State:

$153,007

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,271
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $407

Institutionalized population: 917

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

  • Murders: 4
  • Rapes: 16
  • Robberies: 7
  • Assaults: 91
  • Burglaries: 350
  • Thefts: 700
  • Auto thefts: 98

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 15
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 91
  • Burglaries: 365
  • Thefts: 721
  • Auto thefts: 80
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Health of residents in Kootenai 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 3.6. This is about average.
79.0% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
52.2% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
99.0% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
66.3% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 197 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 157 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1049 buildings, average cost: $98,100
  • 1998: 1168 buildings, average cost: $98,100
  • 1999: 1266 buildings, average cost: $105,200
  • 2000: 1058 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2001: 1083 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2002: 1266 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2003: 1674 buildings, average cost: $142,700
  • 2004: 2090 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2005: 2288 buildings, average cost: $178,900
  • 2006: 1208 buildings, average cost: $220,600
  • 2007: 995 buildings, average cost: $233,000
  • 2008: 699 buildings, average cost: $220,800
  • 2009: 761 buildings, average cost: $184,800
  • 2010: 473 buildings, average cost: $191,500
  • 2011: 421 buildings, average cost: $205,800
  • 2012: 560 buildings, average cost: $204,500
  • 2013: 826 buildings, average cost: $216,300
  • 2014: 820 buildings, average cost: $229,900
  • 2015: 1090 buildings, average cost: $232,500
  • 2016: 1296 buildings, average cost: $223,700
  • 2017: 1415 buildings, average cost: $233,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Kootenai, ID residents
Average permit cost in Kootenai, ID
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,472 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,488 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Kootenai, ID in 2017
Distribution of house value in Kootenai, ID in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Kootenai, ID in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.1%
Kootenai County:

10.1%
Idaho:

12.8%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.4% for Black residents, 8.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.3% for American Indian residents, 35.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 10.1% for other race residents, 7.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 39.9 years old
(Males: 39.4 years old, Females: 40.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.5 years old, Black residents: 46.8 years old, American Indian residents: 33.3 years old, Asian residents: 32.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.3 years old, Other race residents: 36.6 years old)

Area name: Coeur d'Alene, ID MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kootenai County is $519 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $624 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $907 a month.

Cities in this county include: Coeur d'Alene, Post Falls, Hayden, Rathdrum, Dalton Gardens, Spirit Lake, Athol, Hauser, Hayden Lake, Harrison.

Kootenai County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2018 air pollution in Kootenai County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 9.7 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Ashland County, Wisconsin , Custer County, Montana , Pend Oreille County, Washington , Thurston County, Washington , Powell County, Montana , Teton County, Montana , Roseau County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Idaho:

3.4%

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

Current college students: 5,072
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 94.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,457 (69.3% naturalized citizens)

Kootenai County:

2.2%
Whole state:

5.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4062010 or later
  • 5082000 to 2009
  • 5621990 to 1999
  • 4721980 to 1989
  • 3731970 to 1979
  • 1,136Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 78.5%

Kootenai County marital status for males Kootenai County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 56,564
  • One, attached: 1,273
  • Two: 1,819
  • 3 or 4: 1,532
  • 5 to 9: 1,683
  • 10 to 19: 1,348
  • 20 to 49: 708
  • 50 or more: 1,366
  • Mobile homes: 4,465

Housing units in Kootenai County with a mortgage: 30,423 (962 second mortgage, 2,454 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 13,680

Here:

69.8% with mortgage
State:

64.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Kootenai County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant60,65777
Other8,49224
Catholic7,5978
Mainline Protestant3,06413
Orthodox1621
None58,522-
Kootenai 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: 19
Kootenai County:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
This county:

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Kootenai County:

3.20 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 116
This county:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Kootenai County:

8.0%
Idaho:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Kootenai County:

24.0%
State:

25.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

7.1%
State:

11.7%

Agriculture in Kootenai County:

Average size of farms: 186 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $17,078
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $262.01
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 15.74%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 14.81%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $16,208
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 29.81%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 26.66%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $30,418
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.36%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.68
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.42%
All wheat for grain: 7903 harvested acres
Vegetables: 9 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 24 acres

Earthquake activity:

Kootenai County-area historical earthquake activity is below Idaho state average. It is 104% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 364.6 miles away from Kootenai County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 288.7 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 269.6 miles away from the county center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 275.2 miles away from the county center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 261.2 miles away from Kootenai County center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 499.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Idaho Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 16, 2015 to December 27, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4252: February 01, 2016, FEMA Id: 4252, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Idaho Severe Storm and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: November 17, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4246: December 23, 2015, FEMA Id: 4246, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • Idaho Flooding, Incident Period: May 15, 2008 to June 09, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1781: July 31, 2008, FEMA Id: 1781, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Idaho Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3244: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3244, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Idaho Flooding, Incident Period: March 14, 1997 to June 30, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1177: June 13, 1997, FEMA Id: 1177, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Idaho Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: November 16, 1996 to January 03, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1154: January 04, 1997, FEMA Id: 1154, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Idaho Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 06, 1996 to February 23, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1102: February 11, 1996, FEMA Id: 1102, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Idaho VOLCANIC ERUPTION, MT. ST. HELENS, Incident Period: May 22, 1980, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-624: May 22, 1980, FEMA Id: 624, Natural disaster type: Volcanic Eruption
  • Idaho SEVERE STORMS, SNOWMELT, FLOODING, Incident Period: January 25, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-415: January 25, 1974, FEMA Id: 415, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Snow
  • Idaho Forest Fires, Incident Period: August 30, 1967, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-231: August 30, 1967, FEMA Id: 231, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Kootenai County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Kootenai

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 49,680 (81.4%)
  • Carpooled: 5,557 (9.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 155 (0.3%)
  • Railroad: 3 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 569 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 324 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 1,130 (1.9%)
  • Worked at home: 3,686 (6.0%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

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


  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (22%)
  • Mexico (15%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • England (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • Japan (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Kootenai County


  • German (17%)
  • American (9%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (7%)
  • European (6%)
  • Norwegian (4%)
  • Italian (4%)

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

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

  • 531 people in nursing homes
  • 260 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 213 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 152 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 59 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 41 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 36 people in religious group quarters
  • 31 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 18 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 16 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 12 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 9 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 7 people in halfway houses
  • 7 people in other group homes
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in federal prisons and detention centers

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

  • 518 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 327 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 184 people in college/university student housing
  • 145 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 92 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 64 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 61 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 31 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 25 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 25 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 16 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $62,312.

8.14% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($57,104 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.14%
Idaho average:

8.09%


0.23% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,516 average AGI)
Kootenai County:

0.23%
Idaho average:

0.06%

1.56% relocated from other counties in Idaho ($7,624 average AGI)
6.35% relocated from other states ($47,964 average AGI)
Kootenai County:

6.35%
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 Spokane County, WA  1.21% ($54,189 average AGI)
from Bonner County, ID  0.43% ($40,203)
from King County, WA  0.22% ($71,147)
from Shoshone County, ID  0.20% ($36,311)
from Latah County, ID  0.19% ($33,235)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.18% ($80,091)
from Ada County, ID  0.17% ($50,476)


6.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,694 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
Idaho average:

7.05%


0.25% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,047 average AGI)
Kootenai County:

0.25%
Idaho average:

0.06%

1.17% relocated to other counties in Idaho ($7,370 average AGI)
4.61% relocated to other states ($35,278 average AGI)
Kootenai County:

4.61%
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 Spokane County, WA  1.41% ($46,410 average AGI)
to Bonner County, ID  0.37% ($37,521)
to Ada County, ID  0.16% ($46,763)
to King County, WA  0.16% ($53,022)
to Shoshone County, ID  0.13% ($36,948)
to Latah County, ID  0.12% ($28,370)
to Benewah County, ID  0.10% ($36,772)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.1
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.5

Births per 1000 population in Kootenai County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Kootenai County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Kootenai County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Kootenai County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Kootenai County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kootenai County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kootenai County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kootenai County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Kootenai County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 21,568 (17,875 aged, 3,693 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 3,048 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,082)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,051)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,035)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (797)
  • Unspecified dementia (694)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (564)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (455)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (295)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (268)
  • Congestive heart failure (262)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.82
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,083
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 201
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 36,019

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,284
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 811
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 57
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 96

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 188.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 112.1
  • Poisoning - 36.2
  • Suffocation - 32.5
  • Other - 7.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 157,637
  • In family households: 132,091 (21,003 male householders, 20,640 female householders)
    33,577 spouses, 47,422 children (43,550 natural, 1,140 adopted, 2,732 stepchildren), 1,929 grandchildren, 906 brothers or sisters, 2,187 parents, 1,726 other relatives, 2,701 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 23,790 (7,833 male householders (6,615 living alone)), 10,907 female householders (9,386 living alone)), 5,050 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,756

Size of family households: 21,043 2-persons, 8,189 3-persons, 6,908 4-persons, 3,418 5-persons, 1,205 6-persons, 880 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 16,001 1-person, 2,149 2-persons, 349 3-persons, 189 4-persons, 16 5-persons, 36 6-persons.

25,576 married couples with children.
7,961 single-parent households (2,406 men, 5,555 women).

97.5% of residents of Kootenai speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (85% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (80% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $678,017,000 ($5,542 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $48,607,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $321,394,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $92,506,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,184,000
Federal grants: $122,403,000
Federal procurement contracts: $103,346,000 ($15,740,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $37,185,000 ($6,931,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $5,102,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $152,956,000
Federal Government insurance: $37,976,000

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

Births: 7,877
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,692
Here:

37 per 1000 residents
State:

37 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +278
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +15,880
Here:

+124 per 1000 residents
State:

+43 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Kootenai County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 24.32 millions of gallons per day (99% from ground, 1% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.5

Year house built in Kootenai County, Idaho
  • Year house built in Kootenai County, Idaho
  • 3,9032014 or later
  • 3,9292010 to 2013
  • 22,2482000 to 2009
  • 13,1911990 to 1999
  • 5,8351980 to 1989
  • 10,7341970 to 1979
  • 2,4711960 to 1969
  • 3,1071950 to 1959
  • 1,8441940 to 1949
  • 3,4961939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Kootenai County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kootenai County, Idaho
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kootenai County, Idaho
  • 101 room
  • 732 rooms
  • 8593 rooms
  • 2,5754 rooms
  • 7,1235 rooms
  • 10,4316 rooms
  • 8,7157 rooms
  • 4,5938 rooms
  • 9,7249+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kootenai County, Idaho
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kootenai County, Idaho
  • 3561 room
  • 7632 rooms
  • 1,0993 rooms
  • 4,7104 rooms
  • 4,1155 rooms
  • 1,9926 rooms
  • 1,6807 rooms
  • 5618 rooms
  • 1,0049+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Kootenai County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kootenai County, Idaho
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kootenai County, Idaho
  • 10no bedroom
  • 6581 bedroom
  • 5,6952 bedrooms
  • 22,2653 bedrooms
  • 10,6804 bedrooms
  • 4,7955+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kootenai County, Idaho
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kootenai County, Idaho
  • 431no bedroom
  • 1,8161 bedroom
  • 5,8842 bedrooms
  • 6,1573 bedrooms
  • 1,6444 bedrooms
  • 3485+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Kootenai County, Idaho in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Kootenai County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kootenai County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 323no vehicle
  • 11,0191 vehicle
  • 17,1052 vehicles
  • 9,8763 vehicles
  • 3,3684 vehicles
  • 2,4125+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Kootenai County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kootenai County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 943no vehicle
  • 6,9221 vehicle
  • 5,7192 vehicles
  • 1,9503 vehicles
  • 4634 vehicles
  • 2835+ vehicles

83.8% of Kootenai County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 24% lived in Idaho.

Kootenai County:

83.8%
State average:

83.0%

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

  • This state: 50,900
  • Other state: 101,813
  • Northeast: 4,352
  • Midwest: 17,300
  • South: 8,526
  • West: 71,635
Year householders moved into unit in Kootenai County, ID
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kootenai County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 64.5%Utility gas
  • 23.7%Electricity
  • 7.6%Wood
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 60.5%Electricity
  • 32.4%Utility gas
  • 4.7%Wood
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,522
Here:

16.5%
Idaho:

8.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 665
Here:

8.3%
Idaho:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 796
Here:

14.6%
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

Kootenai County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $15,244,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,022,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,362,000
    Air Transportation: $674,000
    Parks and Recreation: $447,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,332,000
    Air Transportation: $818,000
    Solid Waste Management: $668,000
    Correctional Institutions: $328,000
    Health - Other: $304,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $191,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $21,845,000
    Health - Other: $15,297,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,411,000
    General - Other: $7,046,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,546,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,462,000
    Financial Administration: $5,402,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,372,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,336,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,063,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,723,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,502,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,313,000
    Parks and Recreation: $917,000
    Air Transportation: $906,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $616,000
    General Public Buildings: $540,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $940,000
    Air Transportation: $736,000
    Other: $282,000
    Health and Hospitals: $248,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $39,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,453,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,146,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,781,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,594,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $229,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,699,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,351,000
    Interest Earnings: $812,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $301,000
    Sale of Property: $136,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $3,687,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,244,000
    Police Protection: $1,000,000
    Air Transportation: $610,000
    General - Other: $560,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $75,804,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $753,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $11,771,000
    Health and Hospitals: $5,607,000
  • Tax - Property: $46,700,000
    Other License: $1,451,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $68,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $54,832,000

Kootenai County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $15,244,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,022,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,362,000
    Air Transportation: $674,000
    Parks and Recreation: $447,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,332,000
    Air Transportation: $818,000
    Solid Waste Management: $668,000
    Correctional Institutions: $328,000
    Health - Other: $304,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $191,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $21,845,000
    Health - Other: $15,297,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,411,000
    General - Other: $7,046,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,546,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,462,000
    Financial Administration: $5,402,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,372,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,336,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,063,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,723,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,502,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,313,000
    Parks and Recreation: $917,000
    Air Transportation: $906,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $616,000
    General Public Buildings: $540,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $940,000
    Air Transportation: $736,000
    Other: $282,000
    Health and Hospitals: $248,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $39,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,453,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,146,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,781,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,594,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $229,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,699,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,351,000
    Interest Earnings: $812,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $301,000
    Sale of Property: $136,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $3,687,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,244,000
    Police Protection: $1,000,000
    Air Transportation: $610,000
    General - Other: $560,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $75,804,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $753,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $11,771,000
    Health and Hospitals: $5,607,000
  • Tax - Property: $46,700,000
    Other License: $1,451,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $68,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $54,832,000

Kootenai County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $15,244,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,022,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,362,000
    Air Transportation: $674,000
    Parks and Recreation: $447,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,332,000
    Air Transportation: $818,000
    Solid Waste Management: $668,000
    Correctional Institutions: $328,000
    Health - Other: $304,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $191,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $21,845,000
    Health - Other: $15,297,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,411,000
    General - Other: $7,046,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,546,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,462,000
    Financial Administration: $5,402,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,372,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,336,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,063,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,723,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,502,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,313,000
    Parks and Recreation: $917,000
    Air Transportation: $906,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $616,000
    General Public Buildings: $540,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $940,000
    Air Transportation: $736,000
    Other: $282,000
    Health and Hospitals: $248,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $39,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,453,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,146,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,781,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,594,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $229,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,699,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,351,000
    Interest Earnings: $812,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $301,000
    Sale of Property: $136,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $3,687,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,244,000
    Police Protection: $1,000,000
    Air Transportation: $610,000
    General - Other: $560,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $75,804,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $753,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $11,771,000
    Health and Hospitals: $5,607,000
  • Tax - Property: $46,700,000
    Other License: $1,451,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $68,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $54,832,000

Kootenai County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $15,244,000
    Solid Waste Management: $12,022,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,362,000
    Air Transportation: $674,000
    Parks and Recreation: $447,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,332,000
    Air Transportation: $818,000
    Solid Waste Management: $668,000
    Correctional Institutions: $328,000
    Health - Other: $304,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $191,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $21,845,000
    Health - Other: $15,297,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,411,000
    General - Other: $7,046,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,546,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,462,000
    Financial Administration: $5,402,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,372,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,336,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,063,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,723,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,502,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,313,000
    Parks and Recreation: $917,000
    Air Transportation: $906,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $616,000
    General Public Buildings: $540,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $940,000
    Air Transportation: $736,000
    Other: $282,000
    Health and Hospitals: $248,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $39,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,453,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,146,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,781,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,594,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $229,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,699,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,351,000
    Interest Earnings: $812,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $301,000
    Sale of Property: $136,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $3,687,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,244,000
    Police Protection: $1,000,000
    Air Transportation: $610,000
    General - Other: $560,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $75,804,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $753,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $11,771,000
    Health and Hospitals: $5,607,000
  • Tax - Property: $46,700,000
    Other License: $1,451,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $68,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $54,832,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,932
  • Number of aged recipients: 139
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,793
  • Number of recipients under 18: 290
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,398
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 244
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 732
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 871
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 21 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 ORIGINATED1,163$170,174963$193,2664,419$197,985261$146,7139$1,081,111642$265,349211$129,701
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED69$164,304107$175,346469$212,93621$115,0481$125,00076$216,98745$105,356
APPLICATIONS DENIED147$175,422146$178,0621,575$216,263130$100,9001$250,000198$254,778144$114,076
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN98$168,673138$202,5291,344$205,10561$107,0980$0155$212,20661$137,213
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$201,20011$233,909157$231,5738$69,3750$015$346,13311$117,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 21 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 ORIGINATED83$217,45863$215,84113$211,9230$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED29$208,00027$286,4443$367,3332$242,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$240,46739$245,0261$122,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$231,00010$227,6000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$186,2500$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kootenai, ID
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kootenai, ID - Value
Most common first names in Kootenai County, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John43575.5 years
Robert42372.0 years
William38876.8 years
James34871.6 years
Mary33780.8 years
Charles25675.0 years
George25076.9 years
Richard19570.2 years
Helen19481.2 years
Donald18770.7 years
Most common last names in Kootenai County, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson21677.7 years
Smith20676.4 years
Anderson14478.1 years
Miller13091.5 years
Nelson9977.9 years
Brown9375.3 years
Jones8275.8 years
Thompson7875.0 years
Olson7176.3 years
Davis7078.5 years
Businesses in Kootenai County, ID
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Lowe's1
AT&T2Macy's1
Ace Hardware3MasterBrand Cabinets7
Aeropostale1Maurices1
Albertsons2Mazda1
Applebee's1McDonald's5
Arby's2Motel 61
AutoZone2Motherhood Maternity1
Baskin-Robbins1New Balance4
Bath & Body Works1Nike9
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nissan1
Best Western1Office Depot1
Blockbuster1OfficeMax1
Burger King2Olive Garden1
Carl\s Jr.2Outback1
Chevrolet1Outback Steakhouse1
Cold Stone Creamery1Panda Express2
Comfort Inn2Payless3
Costco1Penske2
Cricket Wireless5Pier 1 Imports1
Curves4Pizza Hut4
Dairy Queen3Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Days Inn1Quiznos2
Decora Cabinetry2RadioShack3
Dennys3Red Lobster1
Discount Tire1Red Robin1
Domino's Pizza4Rite Aid2
FedEx18SAS Shoes1
Ford1SONIC Drive-In1
GNC2Sears3
GameStop3Sleep Inn1
Goodwill2Sprint Nextel2
H&R Block4Staples1
Hilton1Starbucks7
Holiday Inn2Subaru1
Home Depot1Super 81
Honda1T-Mobile8
Howard Johnson1T.J.Maxx1
IHOP1Taco Bell4
JCPenney1Target1
Jamba Juice1The Room Place1
Jimmy John's2Toyota1
KFC3True Value2
Kincaid3U-Haul10
Kmart1UPS22
Kohl's1Verizon Wireless2
Kroger2Volkswagen1
La Quinta2Vons2
La-Z-Boy2Walgreens3
Lane Bryant1Walmart3
Lane Furniture1Wendy's3
Little Caesars Pizza2

Kootenai County on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"