Median age is the age at which half the population is younger and half is older. A lower median age indicates a relatively younger population, while a higher median age indicates a relatively older population.
The median age in Payette . . .
- was 39.1 in 2018, compared to 34.4 in 2000, 34.1 in 1990 and 31.3 in 1980;
- was 39.1 in 2018 compared to 36.6 in Idaho;
- ranked 23rd - from highest to lowest - out of Idaho's 44 counties in 2018.