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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Owyhee County, Idaho)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 2,497

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 167

Female householder, no husband present : 294

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 872

Householder not living alone : 180


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Owyhee County, Idaho)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 110

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 74

All other households : 3,826


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Owyhee County, Idaho)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,880

Renter-occupied housing units : 617

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 110

Renter-occupied housing units : 57

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 173

Renter-occupied housing units : 121

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 720

Renter-occupied housing units : 332


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Owyhee County, Idaho)

Less than $10,000 : 386

$10,000 to $14,999 : 197

$15,000 to $19,999 : 519

$20,000 to $24,999 : 298

$25,000 to $29,999 : 522

$30,000 to $34,999 : 308

$35,000 to $39,999 : 219

$40,000 to $44,999 : 116

$45,000 to $49,999 : 187

$50,000 to $59,999 : 291

$60,000 to $74,999 : 334

$75,000 to $99,999 : 331

$100,000 to $124,999 : 72

$125,000 to $149,999 : 51

$150,000 to $199,999 : 85

$200,000 or more : 94


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Owyhee County, Idaho)

Total : 4,810


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Owyhee County, Idaho)

Occupied : 4,010

Vacant : 800


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Owyhee County, Idaho)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Owyhee County, Idaho)

Built 2005 or later : 6

Built 2000 to 2004 : 242

Built 1990 to 1999 : 1,073

Built 1980 to 1989 : 557

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,078

Built 1960 to 1969 : 434

Built 1950 to 1959 : 517

Built 1940 to 1949 : 438

Built 1939 or earlier : 465


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Owyhee County, Idaho)

Utility gas : 309

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 230

Electricity : 2,405

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 373

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 433

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 260

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Owyhee County, Idaho)

Less than $10,000 : 49

$10,000 to $14,999 : 21

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 33

$25,000 to $29,999 : 18

$30,000 to $34,999 : 6

$35,000 to $39,999 : 45

$40,000 to $49,999 : 64

$50,000 to $59,999 : 97

$60,000 to $69,999 : 157

$70,000 to $79,999 : 264

$80,000 to $89,999 : 129

$90,000 to $99,999 : 159

$100,000 to $124,999 : 364

$125,000 to $149,999 : 318

$150,000 to $174,999 : 320

$175,000 to $199,999 : 65

$200,000 to $249,999 : 229

$250,000 to $299,999 : 184

$300,000 to $399,999 : 170

$400,000 to $499,999 : 40

$500,000 to $749,999 : 36

$750,000 to $999,999 : 44

$1,000,000 or more : 71


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Owyhee County, Idaho)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 130

Home equity loan only : 225

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 16

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,299

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,213


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Owyhee County, Idaho)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $136,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $166,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $128,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $107,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $123,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $86,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $133,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $90,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Owyhee County, Idaho: 72.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Idaho: 69.6%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Owyhee County, Idaho

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 134 134 $10,172,513
  Two Family 3 6 $242,215
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $183,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

139 148 $10,597,728
2000        
  Single Family 137 137 $11,946,730
  Two Family 7 14 $819,280
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 5 44 $1,645,310
  Total

149 195 $14,411,320
2001        
  Single Family 135 135 $13,776,976
  Two Family 5 10 $544,230
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

140 145 $14,321,206
2002        
  Single Family 113 113 $11,248,258
  Two Family 8 16 $718,425
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

121 129 $11,966,683
2003        
  Single Family 55 55 $7,154,124
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

55 55 $7,154,124
2004        
  Single Family 232 232 $24,765,531
  Two Family 24 48 $2,448,058
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

256 280 $27,213,589
2005        
  Single Family 204 204 $23,137,749
  Two Family 33 66 $3,236,365
  Three and Four Family 9 35 $1,792,450
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

246 305 $28,166,564
2006        
  Single Family 196 196 $38,108,800
  Two Family 25 50 $2,681,535
  Three and Four Family 3 9 $1,217,100
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

224 255 $42,007,435


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Owyhee County, ID): $28,339
Median Household Income In 2000 (Idaho): $37,572


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Owyhee County): $83,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Idaho): $102,100


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Owyhee County, Idaho

Utility Gas: 5.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 12.5%
Electricity: 54.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 13.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.1%
Wood: 12.2%
Solar Energy: 0.2%
Other Fuel: 2.3%
No Fuel Used: 0.8%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Owyhee County, Idaho

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 20.63%
  • Juvenile facilities : 28.75%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 21.25%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 29.38%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Owyhee County): $383
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Idaho): $515
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Owyhee County): $588


(updated 2010)



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