Community Action Partnership Association of Idaho www.capai.org
3350 W. Americana Terrace
Suite 360
Boise, ID 83706
208-375-7382

State Population:
1,717,750

Population for whom poverty status is determined:
Overall
1,686,285
Population Under 18
434,682
Population 25 & Over
1,100,650
Population over 65
260,601
13.1%
STATE
POVERTY
RATE

Living In Poverty

Individuals

13.1%
221,256

Children (Under 18)

15.8%
68,640

Adults 25+

10.3%
113,638

Senior Citizens 65+

8.6%
22,301
Idaho State
Community Action Partnership Association of Idaho
Race &
Poverty
White
African American
Hispanic/Latino
VALUES REPRESENT THE PERCENT OF POPULATION IN POVERTY BY RACE.
12.3% (186,762)
30.3% (3,386)
20.7% (43,616)
Education & Poverty
Adult Population 25+: 1,100,650
Educational Attainment
No Degree
  9.1% (100,389)
Total*
  21.0% (21,118)
Living in Poverty
High School
  27.1% (298,381)
Total*
  13.1% (39,104)
Living in Poverty
Associate
  35.9% (395,234)
Total*
  9.9% (39,074)
Living in Poverty
Bachelors or Higher
  27.9% (306,646)
Total*
  4.7% (14,342)
Living in Poverty
*DUE TO ROUNDING, PERCENTAGES MAY NOT ADD UP PRECISELY TO 100%.
Living Wage for
1 Adult, 1 Child Household
$27.94
Employment
& Poverty
Hourly Wage for
FMR, 2BR Apartment
$16.59
Median Income
$35,182
Median Income
w/High School Diploma
$30,417
Health
& Poverty
No Health Insurance
Employed
14.6%
Unemployed
37.2%
Free/Reduced Lunch Program

38%
Gender
& Poverty
High School Diploma Only
Median
Earnings
$36,137
Median
Earnings
$22,015
Of Those Families with
Female Heads of Household
and Children Present
38.4%
Live in Poverty