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Owyhee County
  • County in Idaho

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C minus
  2. Housing
    grade C+
  3. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  4. Good for Families
    grade C+
  5. Diversity
    grade A minus
  6. Jobs
    grade B+
  7. Weather
    grade A minus
  8. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade C minus
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  11. Commute
    grade B

editorial

Owyhee County is located in Idaho with a population of 11,724. In Owyhee County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Owyhee County and residents tend to be conservative.

About

Population
11,724

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$160,900
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$662
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    310.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    38.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    77.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    310.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,280.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    310.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    25%
    national  11%

Working in Owyhee County

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$48,601
National
$64,994

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