Oneida County, Idaho (ID)

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County population in 2012: 4,215 (all rural); it was 4,125 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 758
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 502
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,177
Renter-occupied apartments: 285 (it was 253 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

30%

Land area: 1200 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 4 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Oneida County: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (46.1%), Educational, health and social services (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 64%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 6%
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Races in Oneida County, Idaho:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Idaho median age:  34.0 years
Males: 2,191  (48.9%)
Females: 2,095  (51.1%)
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Oneida County,ID real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Oneida County:

2.0 people
Idaho:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,855 ($34,309 in 1999)

This county:

$40855
Idaho:

$46783

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $365 (lower quartile is $265, upper quartile is $415)
This county:

$365
State:

$610


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $123,688 (it was $88,300 in 2000)
Oneida:

$123,688
Idaho:

$159,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $86,216 - $188,695
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,076
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $336

Institutionalized population: 49

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


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

Oneida County, ID map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $96,600
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $118,800

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $978 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $798 (0.7%)

Oneida County household income distribution in 2009 Oneida County home values distribution Oneida County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.1%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.5% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 12.4% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.2%
Oneida County:

16.2%
Idaho:

15.6%
(16.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.1% for American Indian residents, 90.0% for other race residents, 12.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 39 years old
(Males: 37 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40 years old, American Indian residents: 75 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 13 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Oneida County is $404 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $516 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $733 a month.

Cities in this county include: Malad City, Holbrook.

Oneida County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Oneida County: Oneida County Fairgrounds (A), Salyer Cow Camp (B), Saint John Reservoir Public Fishing Area (C), Devil Creek Reservoir Public Fishing Area (D), Daniels Reservoir Public Fishing Area (E), Deep Creek Reservoir Public Fishing Area (F), Crowther Brothers Reservoir Public Fishing Area (G), Woodruff (H), Malad Substation (I), Hansen Ranch (J), Weston Reservoir Public Fishing Area (K), Curlew Campground (L), Grandine Ranger Station (M), Dry Creek Campground (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Holbrook Cemetery (1), Malad City Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Samaria Lake (A), Billy Snipe Reservoir (B), Upper Pleasantview Reservoir (C), Weston Creek Reservoir (D), Pine Creek Reservoir (E), Saint Johns Reservoir (F), Sweeten Reservoir (G), Upper Deep Creek Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Campbell Creek (A), Samaria Creek (B), Pine Creek (C), Rattlesnake Creek (D), New Canyon Creek (E), Muddy Creek (F), Second Creek (G), Sheep Creek (H), Spring Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Oneida County: Hudspeth Cutoff Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Box Elder County, Utah , Bannock County , Cache County, Utah , Cassia County , Franklin County , Power County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.0%
Idaho:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 113
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 86 (36% naturalized citizens)

Oneida County:

2.1%
Whole state:

5.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 12
  • 1990 to 1994: 25
  • 1985 to 1989: 11
  • 1980 to 1984: 15
  • 1975 to 1979: 11
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 12

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.8%

Oneida County marital status for males Oneida County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Oneida County with a mortgage: 516 (47 second mortgage, 38 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 323

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

73.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Oneida County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other3,54710
Evangelical Protestant451
Mainline Protestant171
Catholic--
None677-
Oneida 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
Oneida County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Oneida County:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Oneida County:

8.8%
Idaho:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Oneida County:

25.3%
State:

25.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

2.1%
State:

11.7%

Agriculture in Oneida County:

Average size of farms: 848 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $38,165
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $87.06
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 43.68%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $35,002
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 29.10%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 28.00%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $66,516
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.15%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.03
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.47%
All wheat for grain: 55964 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Oneida County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Idaho state average. It is 119003864.6 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Oneida County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Idaho state average. It is 281% 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 187.5 miles away from Oneida 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 149.2 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 288.5 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 11.7 miles away from the county center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 84.7 miles away from Oneida County center
On 2/21/2008 at 14:16:02, a magnitude 6.0 (5.7 MB, 5.8 MS, 6.0 MW, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 145.3 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:


The number of natural disasters in Oneida County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • Mexico (67%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • Korea (7%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Other Northern Europe (3%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (3%)

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

  • English (27%)
  • Welsh (20%)
  • United States or American (12%)
  • German (7%)
  • Danish (7%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Swedish (3%)

Oneida County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,128 (65%)
  • Carpooled: 396 (23%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4 (0%)
  • Walked: 68 (4%)
  • Other means: 4 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 139 (8%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 26 people in nursing homes
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
49 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $41,513.

6.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,933 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
Idaho average:

7.20%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.72% relocated from other counties in Idaho ($7,433 average AGI)
4.73% relocated from other states ($24,500 average AGI)
Oneida County:

4.73%
Idaho average:

3.91%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Box Elder County, UT  1.07% ($32,267 average AGI)
from Bannock County, ID  0.72% ($20,400)


7.64% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($22,685 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.64%
Idaho average:

7.21%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.62% relocated to other counties in Idaho ($6,639 average AGI)
5.02% relocated to other states ($16,046 average AGI)
Oneida County:

5.02%
Idaho average:

3.91%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bannock County, ID  1.34% ($18,789 average AGI)
to Box Elder County, UT  0.99% ($25,571)
to Cache County, UT  0.92% ($17,154)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.9

Births per 1000 population in Oneida County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 8.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Oneida County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 1.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Oneida County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 694 (622 aged, 72 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 24.14
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6492.880
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1255.130
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 22013.03

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1187.930
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1449.280

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 24.69
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 71.28

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,236

Size of family households: 525 2-persons, 209 3-persons, 192 4-persons, 130 5-persons, 61 6-persons, 44 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 348 1-person, 35 2-persons, 1 4-persons.

1,107 married couples with children.
151 single-parent households (57 men, 94 women).

96.1% of residents of Oneida County speak English at home.
3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (51% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $23,856,000 ($5758 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $385,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $10,362,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $4,098,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,127,000
Federal grants: $2,714,000
Federal procurement contracts: $526,000 ($108,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,030,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,037,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $992,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,096,000

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

Births: 305
Here:

72 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 220
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

37 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +13
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -8
Here -2 per 1000 residents
State +43 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Oneida County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.47 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2004: 268
  • 1990 to 1999: 281
  • 1980 to 1989: 201
  • 1970 to 1979: 187
  • 1960 to 1969: 46
  • 1950 to 1959: 148
  • 1940 to 1949: 161
  • 1939 or earlier: 623
Rooms in houses/apartments in Oneida County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 24
  • 3 rooms: 35
  • 4 rooms: 78
  • 5 rooms: 192
  • 6 rooms: 217
  • 7 rooms: 181
  • 8 rooms: 183
  • 9+ rooms: 267
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 33
  • 3 rooms: 47
  • 4 rooms: 65
  • 5 rooms: 57
  • 6 rooms: 25
  • 7 rooms: 10
  • 8 rooms: 4
  • 9+ rooms: 12
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Oneida County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 4
  • 1 bedroom: 64
  • 2 bedrooms: 183
  • 3 bedrooms: 458
  • 4 bedrooms: 335
  • 5+ bedrooms: 133
  • no bedroom: 5
  • 1 bedroom: 74
  • 2 bedrooms: 93
  • 3 bedrooms: 60
  • 4 bedrooms: 9
  • 5+ bedrooms: 12
Cars and other vehicles available in Oneida County, Idaho in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 27
  • 1 vehicle: 233
  • 2 vehicles: 450
  • 3 vehicles: 305
  • 4 vehicles: 129
  • 5+ vehicles: 33
  • no vehicle: 20
  • 1 vehicle: 102
  • 2 vehicles: 87
  • 3 vehicles: 34
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 10

67% of Oneida County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 49% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 28% lived in Idaho.

Oneida County:

67.0%
State average:

50.5%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $83,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Oneida County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (50.1%)
  • Electricity (21.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20.4%)
  • Wood (2.9%)
  • Other fuel (2.7%)
  • Coal or coke (2.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (44.3%)
  • Electricity (24.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21.3%)
  • Utility gas (4.3%)
  • Wood (2.8%)
  • Coal or coke (1.6%)
  • Other fuel (1.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 7
Here:

1.1%
Idaho:

7.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 7
Here:

1.8%
Idaho:

5.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8
Here:

9.4%
Idaho:

22.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

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

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

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Oneida County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Own Hospitals: $3,188,000
    Regular Highways: $541,000
    Police Protection: $449,000
    Financial Administration: $237,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $232,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $209,000
    General - Other: $158,000
    Central Staff Services: $154,000
    Corrections - Other: $133,000
    General Public Buildings: $80,000
    Solid Waste Management: $69,000
    Parks & Recreation: $51,000
    Fire Protection: $42,000
    Health Services - Other: $28,000
    Air Transportation: $17,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $17,000
    Welfare - Other: $12,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $11,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $607,000
    Police Protection: $54,000
    Solid Waste Management: $49,000
    Fire Protection: $29,000
    Financial Administration: $22,000
    Corrections - Other: $15,000
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000
    Judicial: $8,000
    General Public Building: $8,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,393,000

Oneida County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $8,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $3,188,000
    Solid Waste Management: $120,000
    Parks & Recreation: $56,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $17,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $184,000
    General Support: $5,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $256,000
    Interest Earnings: $57,000
    Rents: $11,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,024,000
    General Support: $394,000
    All Other: $118,000
  • Tax - Property: $694,000
    Other Selective Sales: $276,000
    NEC: $24,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $20,000

Oneida County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $476,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Oneida County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Oneida County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Oneida County, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3781.8 years
John2878.7 years
Mary2885.1 years
Thomas2382.2 years
George1879.9 years
David1677.0 years
James1475.7 years
Joseph1380.9 years
Pearl1182.7 years
Margaret1185.0 years
Most common last names in Oneida County, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones9180.0 years
Thomas5480.3 years
Williams5278.2 years
Evans4082.0 years
Price2177.2 years
Davis2173.4 years
Hughes1877.4 years
Ward1880.2 years
John1677.7 years
Gleed1581.3 years
Businesses in Oneida County, ID
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1

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