Mud Lake, Idaho

Aerial view of Mud Lake, Idaho
An aerial view of Mud Lake

Mud Lake was settled by a group of Mormon pioneers in the late 1880's. In 1919 they were organized into a Branch Stake of their own. Nearby is the 8,853-acre Mud Lake Wildlife Management Area. This area on the west side of the Snake River Plain is excellent potato-growing countryside.

Fast Facts about Mud Lake, Idaho
Mud Lake, Jefferson County, ID 83450
Elevation: 4,790'
Latitude: 43.8408°N
Longitude: 112.4818°W
Resident Racial Breakdown:
White Non-Hispanic: 51.6%
Hispanic: 48.2%
Other: 0.2%
High School or Higher: 67.4%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 9.6%
Graduate or Professional Degree: 3.7%
2009 Estimates:
Population: 297
Males: 163
Females: 134
Median Resident Age: 24.3 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $39,000
Estimated Median Home Value: $73,500
Population Density: 1,785 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Mud Lake: 84.9
Major Industries:
Agriculture, Educational Services, Construction, Warehousing & Storage, Lodging & Food Services, Waste Management Services, Professional Services, Repair & Maintenance, Health Care, Food Processing
Unemployed (March 2011): 9.0%
Aerial view of Mud Lake courtesy of NASA.
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