Payette County is located in southwestern Idaho. The County Seat is Payette and the largest city is Payette. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.payettecounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 22,836 and the 2010 census population was 22,623. The land area is 406.87 square miles and there are 55.6 persons per square mile.
94.4% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 16.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 1% is Asian, 1.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.5% is two or more races. 85.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $132,700, there are 8,056 households, an average of 2.79 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,165, the median household income is $43,649, and 20% of the persons in Payette County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,215. Retail sales (in $1000) were $145,621, and sales per capita were $6,401. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 21.9%.
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