Gooding County, Idaho

Gooding County, Idaho
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Gooding County is in south central Idaho, northwest of Twin Falls. Named for Frank R. Gooding, a state governor and United States Senator from Idaho, Gooding County was founded in 1913 and contains 731 square miles of land and 3 square miles of water. The county seat is Gooding.

Fast Facts about Gooding County, Idaho
Resident Racial Breakdown:
White Non-Hispanic: 74.3%
Hispanic: 23.5%
Asian: 0.8%
Two or More Races: 1.2%
Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 73%
Government Sector: 14%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 12%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 1%
Population Density: 20 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Gooding County: 85.5
2009 Estimates:
Population: 14,430
Males: 7,359
Females: 7,071
Median Resident Age: 35.1 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $38,100
Estimated Median Home Value: $105,000
Major Industries:
Agriculture & Forestry, Educational Services, Health Care, Construction, Lodging & Food Services, Transportation Services, Retail Services, Repair & Maintenance, Food Processing, Professional Services, Government, Social Services
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