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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Housing
    C
  3. Nightlife
    B
  4. Good for Families
    C
  5. Diversity
    B
  6. Jobs
    B
  7. Weather
    B+
  8. Cost of Living
    C+
  9. Health & Fitness
    C+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  11. Commute
    B
Payette County is located in Idaho with a population of 23,041. In Payette County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Payette County and residents tend to be conservative.
Population
23,041

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$148,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$743
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    27%
  • Own
    73%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    134.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    31.7
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    325.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,015.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    103.1
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    13%

Working in Payette County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$50,289
National
$55,322

Places to Work in Payette County

Payette County Reviews

2 reviews
Rural living at it's finest. People still wave at one another. Neighbor are eager to help out if in need. Can ride my horse in to town and the sunset are amazing.
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Payette is a beautiful and quiet little town. Very peaceful environment with little going on. Great place for retired or older people or those wishing to get away from the busyness of the city.