Canyon County, Idaho

Canyon County, Idaho
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Canyon County is in west central Idaho with Oregon to the west. Canyon County was founded in 1891 and contains 590 square miles of land and 14 square miles of water. The county seat is Caldwell. Canyon County is a bit of a high tech center in Idaho with a number of computer and chip manufacturers having fabrication and assembly plants located here.

Fast Facts about Canyon County, Idaho
Resident Racial Breakdown:
White Non-Hispanic: 74.4%
Hispanic: 21.3%
African-American: 0.6%
Asian: 0.9%
Two or More Races: 2.1%
Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 78%
Government Sector: 13%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 8%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 1%
Population Density: 316 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Canyon County: 86.4
2009 Estimates:
Population: 186,615
Males: 92,748
Females: 93,867
Median Resident Age: 30.5 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $38,600
Estimated Median Home Value: $104,000
Major Industries:
Educational Services, Health Care, Construction, Agriculture & Forestry, Computers & Electronic Products, Food Processing, Lodging & Food Services, Government, Finance & Insurance Services, Social Services, Waste Management Services
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