Ucon, Idaho

As usual in this area of the Snake River Valley, the big business around Ucon is potatoes. There's just something about that black volcanic soil that makes for great potatoes (and eventually great french fries).

Fast Facts about Ucon, Idaho
Ucon, Bonneville County, ID 83454
Founded: 1883
Elevation: 4,810'
Latitude: 43.5932°N
Longitude: 111.9596°W
Resident Racial Breakdown:
White Non-Hispanic: 83.4%
Hispanic: 3.3%
African-American: 11.9%
Two or More Races: 1.3%
High School or Higher: 83.9%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 11.7%
Graduate or Professional Degree: 5.3%
2009 Estimates:
Population: 1,099
Males: 579
Females: 520
Median Resident Age: 31.8 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $43,600
Estimated Median Home Value: $142,500
Population Density: 1,434 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Ucon: 85.8
Major Industries:
Educational Services, Lodging & Food Services, Repair & Maintenance, Social Services, Construction, Government, Grocery Stores, Professional Services, Health Care, Transportation Services, Utilities, Finance & Insurance Services
Unemployed (March 2011): 8.2%
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