Lewis County, Idaho

Lewis County, Idaho
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Lewis County is in western Idaho at the bottom of the panhandle. Named after explorer Meriwether Lewis, Lewis County was founded in 1911 and contains 479 square miles of land and 1 square mile of water. The county seat is Nezperce.

Fast Facts about Lewis County, Idaho
Resident Racial Breakdown:
White Non-Hispanic: 90.1%
Hispanic: 1.8%
Native American: 2.8%
Other: 0.5%
Two or More Races: 4.5%
Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 61%
Government Sector: 22%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 17%
Population Density: 8 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Lewis County: 82.7
2009 Estimates:
Population: 3,735
Males: 1,886
Females: 1,849
Median Resident Age: 42.5 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $37,500
Estimated Median Home Value: $112,900
Major Industries:
Agriculture & Forestry, Educational Services, Health Care, Lodging & Food Services, Construction, Wood Products, Government, Retail Services, Transportation Services, Finance & Insurance Services, Paper Manufacturing
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