Jerome County, Idaho

Jerome County, Idaho
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Jerome County is in south central Idaho, just east and north of Twin Falls. When Jerome County was founded in 1919, it was named after one of three men: Jerome Hill (who developed the North Side Irrigation Project), his son-in-law Jerome Kuhn, or his grandson, Jerome Kuhn, Jr. Jerome County contains 600 square miles of land and 2 square miles of water. The county seat is Jerome.

Fast Facts about Jerome County, Idaho
Resident Racial Breakdown:
White Non-Hispanic: 71.5%
Hispanic: 26.0%
Native American: 1.3%
Two or More Races: 0.8%
Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 73%
Government Sector: 14%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 12%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 1%
Population Density: 35 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Jerome County: 85.6
2009 Estimates:
Population: 21,262
Males: 10,865
Females: 10,397
Median Resident Age: 32.9 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $41,400
Estimated Median Home Value: $104,000
Major Industries:
Agriculture & Forestry, Educational Services, Health Care, Lodging & Food Services, Construction, Food Processing, Government, Transportation Services, Finance & Insurance Services, Repair & Maintenance
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