About Sweetwater, ID
Sweetwater, ID is located in Nez Perce County in the state of Idaho.
The total City Population for Sweetwater is about 269 with about 86 people per square mile.
The Average Home Value is $160,216, which is roughly 6% lower than the Average Home Value of $171,026 for the state of Idaho, and roughly 15% lower than the National Average of $188,692.
The Median Income Per Household is about $108,125, which is roughly 56% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $47,141 for the state of Idaho, and roughly 47% higher higher than the National Average of $57,518.
Demographic DetailsAverage # of People Per Household: 2.90
Male Population Estimate: 60.6%
Female Population Estimate: 39.4%
Median Age: 46.5
Male Median Age: 33.6
Female Median Age: 35.9
Racial Demographic Estimates
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NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Sweetwater specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Nez Perce County: About 3.9 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2019)
Average # of Violent Crimes for Nez Perce County: About 144.809 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Nez Perce County is about 1% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 50% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.
Idaho is ranked #41 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 24.75 out of 100.
Wage PoliciesOverall Wage Policy Score: 13.95
The average living wage for the state of Idaho is $31.29/hr, while the states minimum wage is $7.25/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives Idaho a minimum wage score of 6.86 compared to all other states.
The minimum wage for tipped employees is $3.35/hr, which gives Idaho a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 30.66 compared to all other states.
The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for Idaho is $145.00, resulting in a UI benefit score of 5.2 compared to all other states.
Worker Protection PoliciesOverall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
X Idaho does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
✓ Idaho does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
X Idaho does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
X Idaho does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X Idaho does provide some form of paid family leave.
X Idaho does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X Idaho does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
X Idaho does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X Idaho does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X Idaho does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
✓ Idaho does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
✓ Idaho does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
X Idaho does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.
Right To Organize PoliciesOverall Right To Organize Score: 70
X Idaho does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
X Idaho does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
✓ Idaho does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
✓ Idaho does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
✓ Idaho does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
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Additional Location DetailsZip Code(s): 83540
TimeZone: Pacific (GMT -08:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Average Elevation: 1202.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 208