Lemhi County, Idaho

Lemhi County, Idaho
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Lemhi County is in east central Idaho with Montana to the east. Named after Fort Lemhi, Lemhi County was founded in 1869 and contains 4,564 square miles of land and 5 square miles of water. The county seat is Salmon.

Fast Facts about Lemhi County, Idaho
Resident Racial Breakdown:
White Non-Hispanic: 94.2%
Hispanic: 3.1%
African-American: 0.7%
Two or More Races: 1.7%
Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 61%
Government Sector: 20%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 18%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 1%
Population Density: 2 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Lemhi County: 85.4
2009 Estimates:
Population: 7,908
Males: 3,938
Females: 3,970
Median Resident Age: 42.7 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $36,000
Estimated Median Home Value: $120,000
Major Industries:
Agriculture & Forestry, Health Care, Educational Services, Lodging & Food Services, Government, Wood Products, Building Materials, Construction, Mining, Social Services
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