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Nez Perce County, Idaho (ID)

County population in 2019: 41,839 (81% urban, 19% rural); it was 37,410 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,970
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,114
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,508
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,157 (it was 4,778 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

30%

Land area: 849 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 49 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Nez Perce County: 88.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (18.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (17.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.0%), Retail trade (11.9%), Construction (10.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 52%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Nez Perce County, ID (2019)
    • 36,21996.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,2666.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1,6814.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 9012.4%Two or more races
    • 3230.9%Asian alone
    • 1560.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 280.07%Some other race alone
    • 40.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

41.4 years
Idaho median age:

36.9 years
Males: 20,686  (49.4%)
Females: 21,153  (50.6%)
Average household size:
Nez Perce County:

2.0 people
Idaho:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $63,538 ($36,282 in 1999)
This county:

$63,538
Idaho:

$60,999

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $670 (lower quartile is $514, upper quartile is $844)
This county:

$670
State:

$776


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $230,197 (it was $102,900 in 2000)
Nez Perce:

$230,197
Idaho:

$255,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $167,363 - $307,794

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $323,664
Here:

$323,664
State:

$327,480

Townhouses or other attached units: $237,430
Here:

$237,430
State:

$252,152

In 2-unit structures: $254,263
Here:

$254,263
State:

$299,214

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $171,496
Here:

$171,496
State:

$220,655

Mobile homes: $112,731
Here:

$112,731
State:

$84,996

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $158,019
Here:

$158,019
State:

$70,326

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,321
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $398

Institutionalized population: 594

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 35
  • Thefts: 94
  • Auto thefts: 3

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 8
  • Thefts: 64
  • Auto thefts: 5
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Health of residents in Nez Perce County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
74.8% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
49.1% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
87.4% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
64.3% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 199 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 163 pounds. This is about average.
59.0% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 74 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 1998: 82 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 1999: 75 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2000: 94 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2001: 59 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2002: 78 buildings, average cost: $149,300
  • 2003: 91 buildings, average cost: $164,600
  • 2004: 84 buildings, average cost: $166,600
  • 2005: 147 buildings, average cost: $125,400
  • 2006: 83 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2007: 92 buildings, average cost: $178,500
  • 2008: 61 buildings, average cost: $173,100
  • 2009: 42 buildings, average cost: $183,000
  • 2010: 44 buildings, average cost: $159,500
  • 2011: 45 buildings, average cost: $190,800
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $199,600
  • 2013: 39 buildings, average cost: $258,300
  • 2014: 26 buildings, average cost: $230,300
  • 2015: 32 buildings, average cost: $267,600
  • 2016: 63 buildings, average cost: $231,700
  • 2017: 63 buildings, average cost: $239,100
  • 2018: 78 buildings, average cost: $251,600
  • 2019: 70 buildings, average cost: $253,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Nez Perce, ID residents
Average permit cost in Nez Perce, ID
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,003 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,824 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Nez Perce, ID in 2019
Distribution of house value in Nez Perce, ID in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Nez Perce, ID in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.3%
Nez Perce County:

11.3%
Idaho:

11.2%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.2% for American Indian residents, 10.2% for other race residents, 16.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 41.4 years old
(Males: 40.5 years old, Females: 42.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.9 years old, Black residents: 37.1 years old, American Indian residents: 32.8 years old, Asian residents: 37.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.3 years old, Other race residents: 40.9 years old)

Area name: Lewiston, ID-WA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Nez Perce County is $440 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $551 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $782 a month.

Cities in this county include: Lewiston, Lapwai, Leland, Culdesac, Peck, Sweetwater.

Nez Perce County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

2018 air pollution in Nez Perce County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 5.8 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Adams County, North Dakota , Barnes County, North Dakota , Logan County, North Dakota , McIntosh County, North Dakota , Whitman County, Washington , Richland County, North Dakota .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.5%
Idaho:

4.8%

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

Current college students: 2,459
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 773 (83.6% naturalized citizens)

Nez Perce County:

1.8%
Whole state:

5.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1632010 or later
  • 752000 to 2009
  • 2301990 to 1999
  • 861980 to 1989
  • 671970 to 1979
  • 272Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 86.0%

Nez Perce County marital status for males Nez Perce County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,024
  • One, attached: 741
  • Two: 575
  • 3 or 4: 846
  • 5 to 9: 626
  • 10 to 19: 237
  • 20 to 49: 446
  • 50 or more: 311
  • Mobile homes: 1,659
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 64

Housing units in Nez Perce County with a mortgage: 7,770 (95 second mortgage, 507 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,941

Here:

63.6% with mortgage
State:

64.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Nez Perce County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,79332
Other2,1639
Mainline Protestant2,11612
Catholic1,4684
None27,725-
Nez Perce 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: 11
Nez Perce County:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Nez Perce County:

3.61 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

6.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Nez Perce County:

10.5%
Idaho:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Nez Perce County:

29.2%
State:

25.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.4%
State:

11.7%

Agriculture in Nez Perce County:

Average size of farms: 779 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $91,614
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $214.68
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 12.63%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $80,127
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 47.87%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.24%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $168,315
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.26%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.79
All wheat for grain: 86560 harvested acres
Vegetables: 787 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 53 acres

Earthquake activity:

Nez Perce County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Idaho state average. It is 1096% 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 219.7 miles away from Nez Perce 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 326.8 miles away from the county center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 159.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 273.0 miles away from the county center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 410.1 miles away from Nez Perce County center
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW) earthquake occurred 274.9 miles away from the county center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Idaho Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4534, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Idaho Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: March 31, 2011 to April 11, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1987: May 20, 2011, FEMA Id: 1987, Natural disaster type: Mudslide, Landslide, 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 Heavy Rains and Flooding, Incident Period: May 06, 2005 to May 20, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1592: July 06, 2005, FEMA Id: 1592, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain
  • 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 Forest Fires, Incident Period: August 30, 1967, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-231: August 30, 1967, FEMA Id: 231, 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 Nez Perce County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Nez Perce

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 19,558 (83.3%)
  • Carpooled: 1,549 (6.6%)
  • Bus: 67 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 186 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 111 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 679 (2.9%)
  • Worked at home: 1,289 (5.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)

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


  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (20%)
  • Guatemala (15%)
  • Philippines (15%)
  • Germany (12%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • Mexico (7%)
  • Cuba (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Nez Perce County


  • German (17%)
  • American (15%)
  • English (7%)
  • European (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Norwegian (3%)
  • Swedish (2%)

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

People in group quarters in Nez Perce County, Idaho in 2000:

  • 368 people in nursing homes
  • 154 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 91 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 37 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in Nez Perce County, Idaho in 2010:

  • 385 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 223 people in college/university student housing
  • 108 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 64 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 59 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 42 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 40 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 37 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $58,290.

7.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,997 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.45%
Idaho average:

8.09%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.37% relocated from other counties in Idaho ($13,495 average AGI)
5.09% relocated from other states ($27,502 average AGI)
Nez Perce County:

5.09%
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 Asotin County, WA  1.97% ($37,237 average AGI)
from Latah County, ID  0.69% ($42,963)
from Clearwater County, ID  0.32% ($37,653)
from Idaho County, ID  0.30% ($65,848)
from Whitman County, WA  0.25% ($32,744)
from Kootenai County, ID  0.23% ($33,029)
from Spokane County, WA  0.21% ($43,273)


7.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,040 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.38%
Idaho average:

7.05%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.49% relocated to other counties in Idaho ($13,433 average AGI)
4.88% relocated to other states ($30,607 average AGI)
Nez Perce County:

4.88%
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 Asotin County, WA  2.04% ($49,768 average AGI)
to Latah County, ID  0.61% ($36,372)
to Kootenai County, ID  0.38% ($43,169)
to Spokane County, WA  0.32% ($44,600)
to Ada County, ID  0.32% ($47,224)
to Idaho County, ID  0.27% ($43,927)
to Clearwater County, ID  0.26% ($35,525)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.0

Births per 1000 population in Nez Perce County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Nez Perce County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Nez Perce County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Nez Perce County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Nez Perce County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Nez Perce County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Nez Perce County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Nez Perce County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Nez Perce County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,833 (6,450 aged, 1,383 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 614 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (599)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (592)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (399)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (395)
  • Unspecified dementia (358)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (334)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (287)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (145)
  • Congestive heart failure (106)
  • Atrial fibrillation and flutter (73)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.64
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 18,275
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 412
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 65,410

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,202
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,118
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

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

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 254.1. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 193.4
  • Other - 60.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 41,839
  • Male householders: 8,770 (2,148 living alone), Female householders: 8,282 (2,381 living alone)
  • 8,524 spouses (8,488 opposite-sex spouses), 1,196 unmarried partners, (1,162 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 9,674 children (8,695 natural, 194 adopted, 781 stepchildren), 1,470 grandchildren, 269 brothers or sisters, 329 parents, 21 foster children, 917 other relatives, 1,576 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 978

Size of family households: 5,566 2-persons, 2,198 3-persons, 2,212 4-persons, 891 5-persons, 254 6-persons, 177 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,533 1-person, 902 2-persons, 93 3-persons, 126 4-persons, 74 5-persons.

4,976 married couples with children.
2,134 single-parent households (765 men, 1,369 women).

95.7% of residents of Nez Perce speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (37% speak English very well, 52% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
1.8% of residents speak other language at home (86% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $277,356,000 ($7,333 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $8,013,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $113,362,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $50,389,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,218,000
Federal grants: $84,589,000
Federal procurement contracts: $9,420,000 ($373,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $13,379,000 ($2,494,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $72,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $25,819,000
Federal Government insurance: $20,740,000

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

Births: 2,357
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,226
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

37 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +157
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +298
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+43 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Nez Perce County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.76 millions of gallons per day (17% from ground, 83% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.3

Year house built in Nez Perce County, Idaho
  • Year house built in Nez Perce County, Idaho
  • 2982014 or later
  • 4222010 to 2013
  • 1,6942000 to 2009
  • 2,1661990 to 1999
  • 1,8641980 to 1989
  • 3,4051970 to 1979
  • 2,0861960 to 1969
  • 1,9021950 to 1959
  • 1,4011940 to 1949
  • 2,7961939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Nez Perce County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Nez Perce County, Idaho
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Nez Perce County, Idaho
  • 951 room
  • 412 rooms
  • 2803 rooms
  • 1,2254 rooms
  • 2,1425 rooms
  • 2,1146 rooms
  • 1,9887 rooms
  • 1,9988 rooms
  • 2,8439+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Nez Perce County, Idaho
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Nez Perce County, Idaho
  • 1371 room
  • 3642 rooms
  • 1,0693 rooms
  • 1,3364 rooms
  • 6535 rooms
  • 4526 rooms
  • 2297 rooms
  • 958 rooms
  • 1249+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Nez Perce County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Nez Perce County, Idaho
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Nez Perce County, Idaho
  • 102no bedroom
  • 1981 bedroom
  • 2,6702 bedrooms
  • 5,3273 bedrooms
  • 3,5784 bedrooms
  • 8195+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Nez Perce County, Idaho
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Nez Perce County, Idaho
  • 151no bedroom
  • 1,2081 bedroom
  • 1,9072 bedrooms
  • 8953 bedrooms
  • 1934 bedrooms
  • 795+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Nez Perce County, Idaho in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Nez Perce County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Nez Perce County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 295no vehicle
  • 1,9491 vehicle
  • 5,0212 vehicles
  • 3,0923 vehicles
  • 1,6074 vehicles
  • 8245+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Nez Perce County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Nez Perce County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 793no vehicle
  • 1,7391 vehicle
  • 1,3172 vehicles
  • 3353 vehicles
  • 1094 vehicles
  • 625+ vehicles

84.1% of Nez Perce County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 41% lived in Idaho.

Nez Perce County:

84.1%
State average:

82.8%

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

  • This state: 21,908
  • Other state: 18,568
  • Northeast: 825
  • Midwest: 2,985
  • South: 1,538
  • West: 13,194
Year householders moved into unit in Nez Perce County, ID
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Nez Perce County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 56.3%Utility gas
  • 28.4%Electricity
  • 9.0%Wood
  • 3.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 60.2%Electricity
  • 28.9%Utility gas
  • 3.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.1%Wood
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 637
Here:

16.9%
Idaho:

11.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 270
Here:

14.3%
Idaho:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 141
Here:

7.2%
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

Nez Perce County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $120,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,894,000
    Solid Waste Management: $124,000
    Hospital Public: $84,000
  • Construction - Health - Other: $719,000
    Regular Highways: $153,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $5,708,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,670,000
    General - Other: $4,504,000
    Police Protection: $2,940,000
    Regular Highways: $2,729,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,557,000
    Financial Administration: $2,391,000
    Central Staff Services: $922,000
    Corrections - Other: $832,000
    Solid Waste Management: $761,000
    General Public Buildings: $395,000
    Parks and Recreation: $384,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $163,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $124,000
    Air Transportation: $85,000
    Hospitals: $71,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $48,000
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $12,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $308,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $210,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $260,000
    Other - Health - Other: $27,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $121,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $794,000
    Other: $568,000
    Highways: $260,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,655,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,530,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,125,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $207,000
    Interest Earnings: $91,000
    General Revenue - Other: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $1,020,000
    Police Protection: $783,000
    Regular Highways: $147,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $76,000
    Financial Administration: $62,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $36,000
    Correctional Institutions: $21,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,572,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,782,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,371,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,105,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,886,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $612,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $161,000
    Other License: $31,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $19,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,287,000

Nez Perce County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $120,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,894,000
    Solid Waste Management: $124,000
    Hospital Public: $84,000
  • Construction - Health - Other: $719,000
    Regular Highways: $153,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $5,708,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,670,000
    General - Other: $4,504,000
    Police Protection: $2,940,000
    Regular Highways: $2,729,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,557,000
    Financial Administration: $2,391,000
    Central Staff Services: $922,000
    Corrections - Other: $832,000
    Solid Waste Management: $761,000
    General Public Buildings: $395,000
    Parks and Recreation: $384,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $163,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $124,000
    Air Transportation: $85,000
    Hospitals: $71,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $48,000
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $12,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $308,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $210,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $260,000
    Other - Health - Other: $27,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $121,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $794,000
    Other: $568,000
    Highways: $260,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,655,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,530,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,125,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $207,000
    Interest Earnings: $91,000
    General Revenue - Other: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $1,020,000
    Police Protection: $783,000
    Regular Highways: $147,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $76,000
    Financial Administration: $62,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $36,000
    Correctional Institutions: $21,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,572,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,782,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,371,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,105,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,886,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $612,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $161,000
    Other License: $31,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $19,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,287,000

Nez Perce County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $120,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,894,000
    Solid Waste Management: $124,000
    Hospital Public: $84,000
  • Construction - Health - Other: $719,000
    Regular Highways: $153,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $5,708,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,670,000
    General - Other: $4,504,000
    Police Protection: $2,940,000
    Regular Highways: $2,729,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,557,000
    Financial Administration: $2,391,000
    Central Staff Services: $922,000
    Corrections - Other: $832,000
    Solid Waste Management: $761,000
    General Public Buildings: $395,000
    Parks and Recreation: $384,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $163,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $124,000
    Air Transportation: $85,000
    Hospitals: $71,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $48,000
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $12,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $308,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $210,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $260,000
    Other - Health - Other: $27,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $121,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $794,000
    Other: $568,000
    Highways: $260,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,655,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,530,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,125,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $207,000
    Interest Earnings: $91,000
    General Revenue - Other: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $1,020,000
    Police Protection: $783,000
    Regular Highways: $147,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $76,000
    Financial Administration: $62,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $36,000
    Correctional Institutions: $21,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,572,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,782,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,371,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,105,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,886,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $612,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $161,000
    Other License: $31,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $19,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,287,000

Nez Perce County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $120,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,894,000
    Solid Waste Management: $124,000
    Hospital Public: $84,000
  • Construction - Health - Other: $719,000
    Regular Highways: $153,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $5,708,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,670,000
    General - Other: $4,504,000
    Police Protection: $2,940,000
    Regular Highways: $2,729,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,557,000
    Financial Administration: $2,391,000
    Central Staff Services: $922,000
    Corrections - Other: $832,000
    Solid Waste Management: $761,000
    General Public Buildings: $395,000
    Parks and Recreation: $384,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $163,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $124,000
    Air Transportation: $85,000
    Hospitals: $71,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $48,000
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $12,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $308,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $210,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $260,000
    Other - Health - Other: $27,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $121,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $794,000
    Other: $568,000
    Highways: $260,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,655,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,530,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,125,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $207,000
    Interest Earnings: $91,000
    General Revenue - Other: $23,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $1,020,000
    Police Protection: $783,000
    Regular Highways: $147,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $76,000
    Financial Administration: $62,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $36,000
    Correctional Institutions: $21,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,572,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,782,000
    General Local Government Support: $4,371,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,105,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,886,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $612,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $161,000
    Other License: $31,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $19,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,287,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 930
  • Number of aged recipients: 55
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 875
  • Number of recipients under 18: 140
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 667
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 123
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 370
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 408
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 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 ORIGINATED234$147,923208$151,2161,204$149,88369$101,1453$207,00065$129,677107$127,449
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$143,60010$142,50074$152,7578$68,0000$06$95,3339$122,222
APPLICATIONS DENIED26$144,03826$178,692327$159,10741$76,2682$244,00023$125,30437$105,351
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN29$138,13824$181,958273$158,82422$109,3180$014$125,64323$143,739
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$161,00028$152,1071$100,0000$02$70,0001$82,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 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 ORIGINATED59$172,50858$178,9311$101,0002$189,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$200,00017$193,1181$139,0001$139,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$166,40011$221,0910$01$170,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$162,0003$190,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$244,0000$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Nez Perce, ID
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Nez Perce, ID - Value
Most common first names in Nez Perce County, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John22276.8 years
William19776.5 years
Robert17471.1 years
Mary17379.9 years
James16673.7 years
George15176.6 years
Charles14676.6 years
Margaret10380.3 years
Helen9682.3 years
Dorothy9178.3 years
Most common last names in Nez Perce County, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11778.0 years
Johnson10975.7 years
White6679.4 years
Anderson6480.5 years
Peterson6076.6 years
Williams5679.1 years
Taylor5675.1 years
Brown5277.8 years
Jones5178.8 years
Miller5173.7 years
Businesses in Nez Perce County, ID
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture2
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Albertsons1Macy's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Arby's2Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Bath & Body Works1Motherhood Maternity1
Budget Car Rental1New Balance1
Burger King1Nike6
Chevrolet1Nissan1
Comfort Inn1Panda Express1
Curves1Papa John's Pizza1
Dairy Queen1Payless1
Econo Lodge1Pier 1 Imports1
Eddie Bauer1Pizza Hut1
Famous Footwear1Quiznos1
Fashion Bug1RadioShack1
FedEx5Red Lobster1
Ford1Rite Aid1
GNC1Safeway1
Goodwill3Sears2
H&R Block2Sprint Nextel1
Holiday Inn1Staples1
Home Depot1Starbucks1
Honda1Subaru1
IHOP1T-Mobile1
JCPenney1Taco Bell1
Jack In The Box1Toyota1
Jones New York1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS8
Kincaid1Vons1
Kmart1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy2Wendy's1

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