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Idaho County Hispanic population up in 2015

Idaho County saw a 9.4 percent Hispanic population increase in mid-2015 from mid-2014, according to information from the U.S. Census Bureau. Overall, the state’s mid-2015 Hispanic population grew 2.9 percent, which is the same rate it experienced between 2013 and 2014.

In 2015, Idaho County’s total Hispanic population was 571, up by 49, comprising 3.1 percent of the total 16,272 population. Canyon County saw the largest increase of Hispanics at 1,501, followed by Ada County with 1,481.

Idaho’s Hispanic population has increased 15.1 percent since the 2010 census, an additional 26,529 people.


Statistics within the North Central Idaho region are as follows:

Adams: 115 total, down nine (7.3 percent); 3.2 percent of 3,843 population.

Clearwater: 328 total, up 18 (5.8 percent); 3.6 percent of 8,496 population.

Lewis: 175 total, up 16 (10.1 percent); 4 percent of 3,789 population.

Valley: 463 total, up 42 (10 percent); 4.4 percent of 10,103 population.


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