Benewah County is located in northern Idaho. The County Seat is St. Maries and the largest city is St. Maries. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.accessidaho.org/aboutidaho/county/benewah.html. The 2014 population estimate is 9,118 and the 2010 census population was 9,285. The land area is 776.62 square miles and there are 12 persons per square mile.
86.7% of the population is White, 0.3% is Black or African American, 3.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 8.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 3.9% is two or more races. 87.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 13.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $136,000, there are 3,888 households, an average of 2.34 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,198, the median household income is $39,049, and 14.7% of the persons in Benewah County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 596. Retail sales (in $1000) were $93,862, and sales per capita were $10,111. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 26.2%.
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