New Plymouth is a very small city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 1,535 people and just one neighborhood, New Plymouth is the 85th largest community in Idaho.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, New Plymouth is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, New Plymouth is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in New Plymouth who work in sales jobs (18.45%), management occupations (12.59%), and office and administrative support (11.42%).
Also of interest is that New Plymouth has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
New Plymouth is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of people in New Plymouth who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.67% of adults in New Plymouth have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in New Plymouth in 2018 was $25,987, which is middle income relative to Idaho, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,948 for a family of four.
New Plymouth is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call New Plymouth home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Plymouth residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. New Plymouth also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.88% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in New Plymouth include English, Irish, German, Swedish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in New Plymouth is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 46.7% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.4% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Danish and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Danish ancestry and 1.4% have Austrian ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in New Plymouth are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 51.4% of the neighborhoods in America. With 13.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 56.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 31.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 27.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (24.4%), and 14.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 85.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (11.0%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in New Plymouth, ID, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (17.6%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (12.5%), and residents who report German roots (12.4%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (10.7%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (4.5%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (85.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.