Cassia County, Idaho

Cassia County, Idaho
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Cassia County is in south central Idaho with Utah to the south. Some folks say Cassia County was named for John Cazier, a member of the Mormon Battalion and an emigrant wagon train commander. Otherwise, the county was named for a local plant. Cassia County was founded in 1879 and contains 2,566 square miles of land and 14 square miles of water. The county seat is Burley.

Fast Facts about Cassia County, Idaho
Resident Racial Breakdown:
White Non-Hispanic: 74.3%
Hispanic: 23.0%
Native American: 0.6%
Two or More Races: 1.7%
Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 74%
Government Sector: 14%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 11%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 1%
Population Density: 8 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Cassia County: 83.6
2009 Estimates:
Population: 21,698
Males: 10,914
Females: 10,784
Median Resident Age: 31.1 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $39,800
Estimated Median Home Value: $108,600
Major Industries:
Agriculture & Forestry, Educational Services, Health Care, Food Processing, Lodging & Food Services, Construction, Transportation Services, Repair & Maintenance, Government, Retail Services
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