This section shows the Grand View Idaho economy using the most recent economic analysis from the 2022 Census Bureau. Starting with Figure 1 which shows the median earnings per worker, Grand View shows it has a Median earnings of $36,042 which is in the middle range of other places in the greater region. The city with the highest median earnings per worker in the area is Boise City which depicts a median earnings of $52,174 (44.8% larger). Comparing median earnings per worker to the United States average of $53,269, Grand View is approximately three-fourths the size. Also, measured against the state of Idaho, median earnings per worker of $46,126, Grand View is approximately three-fourths the size.
In Figure 2 a more complete view of income is shown which aggregates income from all members in the household and it has a Median household income of $46,667 which is in the middle range of other places in the metro area. The city with the highest median household income in the area is Kuna which shows a median income of $75,684 (62.2% larger). Comparing median household income to the United States average of $69,021, Grand View is approximately three-fourths the size. Also, compared to the state of Idaho, median household income of $63,377, Grand View is approximately three-fourths the size.
The next section examines a variety of different income statistics for the Grand View metropolitan area. In Figure 3 we see that it it has the largest proportion of earnings less than $10,000 at 9.8% of the total and is ranked #1. Dividing median annual worker earnings by the average number of hours worked in a year in Figure 4 shows that it has a Avg Hrly Earnings of $15.20 which is less than most other places in the metro area. The city with the highest average hourly earnings in the area is Boise City which shows an average hourly earnings of $26.27 (72.8% larger). Comparing average hourly earnings to the United States average of $26.40, Grand View is approximately half the size. Also, in comparison with the state of Idaho, average hourly earnings of $23.16, Grand View is approximately three-fourths the size.
Figure 5 examines the number of self employed people in the Grand View metro area based on the number of people who reported any self employment income. Grand View shows it has a Self Employed of 9.5% which is the third most people self employed of all other places in the greater Grand View region. The city with the highest percentage of people self employed in the area is Boise City which shows a percentage self employed of 12.9% (35.8% larger).
Figure 6 breaks down the source of income and Grand View has the largest proportion of investment and retirement income at 14.6% of the total and is ranked #1.
The next chart (Figure 7) shows the percentage of households that had retirement income over the last 12 months and it has a With Retirement Income of 30.4% which is the highest of all places in the greater Grand View region.
The percentage of full-time workers are compared to the number of part-time workers in Figure 8. Grand View depicts full time employees markedly bigger as the part time employees.
Similar to the last chart is Figure 9 which shows the number of people who are self employed but in more detailed industry categories such as manufacturing, retail sales, residential real estate, commercial real estate, health care, exports/imports, and advanced industries, etc. Grand View shows it has the hightest entrepreneurs of 100% for the self employed in agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining category.
Figure 10 shows the cost of living and other consumer spending categories for a variety of cost components from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Grand View depicts it has the hightest cost of 99.2 for the cost of transportation grouping.
Grand View Idaho Poverty Charts
In Figure 11 the percentage of people earning less than the poverty level is shown and compared across the group of places. Grand View shows it has a Percent of Population In Poverty of 8.8% which is in the center range of other places in the local area. The city with the highest percent of people earning less than the poverty level in the area is Melba which depicts a percent of people in poverty of 21.2% (approximately 2.4 times bigger).
Additionally, Figure 12 looks at the percentage of people who receive some form of public assistance including general assistance, temporary assistance or food stamps (i.e. SNAP.) Grand View shows it has a Public Assistance Percent of 20.3% which is the second most households with public assistance of all the places in the greater Grand View region. The city with the highest households with public assistance in the area is Murphy CDP which shows a households with public assistance of 36.7% (about twice as large).
Grand View Idaho Labor Force Charts
The table in Figure 13, shows Grand View employment data in terms of job categories and salary data.
The next two charts look at monthly trended employment related performance using data estimated by economists at the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The BLS tracks unemployment statistics for a large number of areas throughout the country on a month to month basis. However, not every location in the U.S. is tracked by the BLS so the chart will only show the closest location available (which may be the same location.) Figure 14 shows the monthly unemployment rate for the area as well as a comparison to the overall national economy measure for the United States. Note that in March to April 2022, the Covid 19 recession occurred and affects this metric. The monthly unemployment rate depicts that from February 2017 to before the Coronavirus Pandemic it went from 3.4% to 2.3% in December 2019. This represents a decrease in the monthly unemployment rate of 32.4%. Since that time, the monthly unemployment rate has gone to 2.3%. This represents an increase in the monthly unemployment rate of very little.
Grand View Idaho Jobs Charts
In the jobs section of economic activity charts in Figure 15 shows the average annual earnings for very high level job industry categories for full time and year round employed.
Figure 16 shows the average median earnings for different categories of jobs.
Grand View Idaho Work Commute Charts
Figure 18 shows a more detailed view of how the population commutes to work for (for example to downtown Grand View or elsewhere.) Grand View has the largest proportion of people who carpooled at 17% of the total and is ranked #1. Second, it has the largest proportion of people who took a taxicab, motorcycle or other at 4% of the total and is ranked #1.
Figure 19 is provided for comparison purposes to the previous chart. It shows how people get to work overall on average in the United States.
The average commute time is shown in Figure 21. Grand View depicts it has a Avg Commute Time of 28 which is the third most of all other places in the local area.
Cities marked with an asterisk ("*") should resemble a city or town but do not have their own government (i.e. Mayor, City Council, etc.) These places should be recognizable by the local community but their boundaries have no legal status. Technically these include both Census Designated Places (CDP) and Census County Divisions (CCD) which are defined by the Census Bureau along with local authorities. (For more information, see:
Census Designated Place or "CDP")
and Census County Division "CCD".)
For comparison purposes, the US national average and the state average value are provided. Additionally, the "Combined Statistical Area" or CSA is shown that is closest to the city, county, or zip code shown. A CSA is a large grouping of adjacent metropolitan areas that identified by the Census Bureau based on social and economic ties. (See: Combined Statistical Area)
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