Blaine County, Idaho

Blaine County is in central Idaho. Sun Valley Ski Resort is here, as is part of Craters of the Moon National Monument. Most of the Sawtooth Scenic Byway is in Blaine County. Blaine County was named for 1884 Republican presidential nominee James G. Blaine. Blaine County was founded in 1895 and contains 2,645 square miles of land and 16 square miles of water. The county seat is Hailey.

Fast Facts about Blaine County, Idaho
Resident Racial Breakdown:
White Non-Hispanic: 80.3%
Hispanic: 17.3%
Asian: 0.8%
Two or More Races: 1.2%
Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 72%
Government Sector: 10%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 17%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 1%
Population Density: 8 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Blaine County: 98.8
2009 Estimates:
Population: 22,328
Males: 11,588
Females: 10,740
Median Resident Age: 37.4 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $60,300
Estimated Median Home Value: $516,300
Major Industries:
Lodging & Food Services, Construction, Professional Services, Educational Services, Health Care, Agriculture & Forestry, Real Estate Services, Waste Management Services, Finance & Insurance Services
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