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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B
Kootenai County is located in Idaho with a population of 150,128. In Kootenai County, most residents own their homes. In Kootenai County there are a lot of bars and coffee shops. Many families and young professionals live in Kootenai County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Kootenai County are above average.
Population
150,128

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$212,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$902
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Kootenai County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    216.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    4.2
    6.1
  • Rape
    60.5
    40.7
  • Robbery
    15.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    315.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,688.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    115.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    41%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Kootenai County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$53,189
National
$55,322

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