Nez Perce County, Idaho

Nez Perce County, Idaho
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Nez Perce County is in western Idaho with Washington and Oregon to the west. A big part of the Nez Perce Indian Reservation is here. Nez Perce County is named for the Nez Perce Nation of Native Americans. Nez Perce County was founded in 1864 and contains 849 square miles of land and 7 square miles of water. The county seat is Lewiston.

Fast Facts about Nez Perce County, Idaho
Resident Racial Breakdown:
White Non-Hispanic: 88.9%
Hispanic: 2.6%
Native American: 4.0%
Asian: 1.2%
Two or More Races: 3.0%
Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 75%
Government Sector: 17%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 7%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 1%
Population Density: 46 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Nez Perce County: 86.2
2009 Estimates:
Population: 39,211
Males: 19,292
Females: 19,919
Median Resident Age: 38.1 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $43,300
Estimated Median Home Value: $140,000
Major Industries:
Health Care, Educational Services, Paper Manufacturing, Government, Construction, Lodging & Food Services, Finance & Insurance Services, Agriculture & Forestry, Social Services, Miscellaneous Manufacturing
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