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Demographics Analysis

The people of Gem County, Idaho give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Gem County, Idaho)

Male:

Under 5 years : 564

5 to 9 years : 422

10 to 14 years : 708

15 to 17 years : 441

18 and 19 years : 179

20 years : 112

21 years : 28

22 to 24 years : 257

25 to 29 years : 431

30 to 34 years : 374

35 to 39 years : 506

40 to 44 years : 501

45 to 49 years : 616

50 to 54 years : 599

55 to 59 years : 604

60 and 61 years : 208

62 to 64 years : 266

65 and 66 years : 194

67 to 69 years : 277

70 to 74 years : 262

75 to 79 years : 281

80 to 84 years : 197

85 years and over : 116

Female:

Under 5 years : 518

5 to 9 years : 569

10 to 14 years : 550

15 to 17 years : 473

18 and 19 years : 176

20 years : 68

21 years : 81

22 to 24 years : 189

25 to 29 years : 417

30 to 34 years : 390

35 to 39 years : 516

40 to 44 years : 502

45 to 49 years : 609

50 to 54 years : 595

55 to 59 years : 529

60 and 61 years : 256

62 to 64 years : 263

65 and 66 years : 129

67 to 69 years : 182

70 to 74 years : 436

75 to 79 years : 257

80 to 84 years : 229

85 years and over : 278


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Gem County, Idaho)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 9,561

Multiple ancestry : 5,019

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 141

Ancestry not reported : 1,634


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Gem County, Idaho)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 15,572

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 8

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 104

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 203

Not a U.S. citizen : 468


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Gem County, Idaho)

Total:

Under 5 years : 1,082

5 to 17 years : 3,163

18 to 24 years : 1,090

25 to 34 years : 1,612

35 to 44 years : 2,025

45 to 54 years : 2,419

55 to 59 years : 1,133

60 and 61 years : 464

62 to 64 years : 529

65 to 74 years : 1,480

75 years and over : 1,358

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 985

5 to 17 years : 1,851

18 to 24 years : 512

25 to 34 years : 890

35 to 44 years : 746

45 to 54 years : 1,042

55 to 59 years : 414

60 and 61 years : 150

62 to 64 years : 239

65 to 74 years : 447

75 years and over : 521

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 97

5 to 17 years : 1,257

18 to 24 years : 456

25 to 34 years : 578

35 to 44 years : 1,106

45 to 54 years : 1,227

55 to 59 years : 697

60 and 61 years : 308

62 to 64 years : 268

65 to 74 years : 990

75 years and over : 791

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 55

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 8

45 to 54 years : 30

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 8

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 11

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 55

18 to 24 years : 67

25 to 34 years : 144

35 to 44 years : 165

45 to 54 years : 120

55 to 59 years : 22

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 14

65 to 74 years : 43

75 years and over : 35


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Gem County, Idaho)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 3,880

Female : 3,917

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 3,833

Female : 3,942

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 26

Female : 86

Foreign born:

Male : 404

Female : 267


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Gem County, Idaho)

Born in state of residence : 7,511

Born in other state in the United States : 7,281

Native: born outside the United States : 112

Foreign born : 560


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Gem County, Idaho)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,191

Now married, except separated : 2,913

Divorced : 911

Separated : 40

Widowed : 351

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 995

Now married, except separated : 4,273

Divorced : 1,127

Separated : 19

Widowed : 476

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 55

Now married, except separated : 38

Divorced : 8

Separated : 0

Widowed : 11

Foreign born:

Never married : 119

Now married, except separated : 462

Divorced : 11

Separated : 0

Widowed : 24


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Gem County, Idaho)

Speak only English : 14,125

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 501

Speak English less than "very well" : 548

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 33

Speak English less than "very well" : 17

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hebrew:

Speak English "very well" : 21

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other and unspecified languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 12


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Gem County, Idaho

  • German: 2,677   (18.8%)
  • Other Groups: 2,227   (15.6%)
  • United States Or American: 2,055   (14.4%)
  • English: 1,794   (12.6%)
  • Irish: 1,374   (9.6%)
  • Norwegian: 467   (3.3%)
  • Scottish: 465   (3.3%)
  • Dutch: 445   (3.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 365   (2.6%)
  • Scotch-irish: 317   (2.2%)
  • Swedish: 291   (2.0%)
  • Italian: 272   (1.9%)
  • Polish: 149   (1.0%)
  • Welsh: 148   (1.0%)
  • Basque: 140   (1.0%)
  • Danish: 138   (1.0%)
  • European: 135   (0.9%)
  • French Canadian: 131   (0.9%)
  • British: 113   (0.8%)
  • Finnish: 89   (0.6%)
  • Scandinavian: 70   (0.5%)
  • Russian: 63   (0.4%)
  • Swiss: 57   (0.4%)
  • Czech: 51   (0.4%)
  • Celtic: 39   (0.3%)
  • Portuguese: 33   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 29   (0.2%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 27   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 17   (0.1%)
  • Slavic: 15   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 13   (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 9   (0.1%)
  • Bulgarian: 9   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 7   (0.0%)
  • Croatian: 6   (0.0%)
  • Arab: 6   (0.0%)
  • Romanian: 5   (0.0%)
  • Greek: 5   (0.0%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 5   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Gem County, Idaho is 16,355



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Gem County, Idaho: 8,143
Female Population in Gem County, Idaho: 8,212


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Gem County, Idaho: 41.2
Median Female Resident Age in Gem County, Idaho: 41.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Idaho is 35


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Gem County, Idaho


White


Both sexes

44.3

Male

43.2

Female

45.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

24.0

Male

23.5

Female

24.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

44.3

Male

44.5

Female

44.3

Asian


Both sexes

44.5

Male

26.5

Female

46.1

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

45.5

Male

49.5

Female

44.0

Other


Both sexes

23.1

Male

23.8

Female

20.8

Two or More Races


Both sexes

19.4

Male

18.3

Female

22.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

22.9

Male

21.8

Female

24.1

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

45.2

Male

44.4

Female

46.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Gem County, Idaho


  • White: 15,464
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 33
  • Asian: 9
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 48
  • Some Other Race: 342
  • Two or More Races: 459



(updated 2013)













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