Swan Valley, Idaho

South Fork of the Snake River near Swan Valley
The South Fork of the Snake River near Swan Valley

Swan Valley is located on US Highway 26 at the junction with Idaho Highway 31 (the Teton Scenic Byway), just downstream from Palisades Reservoir. The South Fork of the Snake River in this area is one of the world's premier tail water dry-fly fisheries. The Big Hole Mountains are to the north, the Palisades Range to the east and the Caribou Mountains to the south. This is premier sports and adventure countryside. To do any significant shopping, most folks make the drive to either Jackson, Wyoming or Idaho Falls.

Fast Facts about Swan Valley, Idaho
Swan Valley, Bonneville County, ID 83449
Elevation: 5,315'
Latitude: 43.4537°N
Longitude: 111.3511°W
Resident Racial Breakdown:
White Non-Hispanic: 97.4%
Hispanic: 2.6%
High School or Higher: 87.1%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 3.0%
Graduate or Professional Degree: 1.5%
2009 Estimates:
Population: 250
Males: 123
Females: 127
Median Resident Age: 40.3 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $39,250
Estimated Median Home Value: $210,300
Population Density: 24 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Swan Valley: 85.2
Major Industries:
Agriculture, Forestry, Professional Services, Construction, Government, Grocery Stores, Lodging & Food Services, Finance & Insurance Services, Waste Management Services, Metal & Metal Products
Unemployed (March 2011): 8.2%
Photo of the South Fork of the Snake River near Swan Valley courtesy of South Fork Outfitters.
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