Butte County, Idaho

Butte County, Idaho
Cities & Towns:
Butte City

Butte County is in east central Idaho. Most of Craters of the Moon National Monument is here, as is most of the Idaho National Engineering & Environmental Lab. Butte County was founded in 1917 and contains 2,233 square miles of land and 1 square mile of water. The county seat is Arco.

Fast Facts about Butte County, Idaho
Resident Racial Breakdown:
White Non-Hispanic: 95.3%
Hispanic: 4.1%
Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 60%
Government Sector: 23%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 17%
Population Density: 1 Person per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Butte County: 81.8
2009 Estimates:
Population: 2,764
Males: 1,390
Females: 1,374
Median Resident Age: 38.8 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $36,400
Estimated Median Home Value: $106,200
Major Industries:
Agriculture & Forestry, Educational Services, Health Care, Construction, Lodging & Food Services, Government, Professional Services, Utilities, Transportation Services, Retail Services
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