Power County, Idaho

Power County, Idaho
Cities & Towns:
American Falls

Power County is in southeastern Idaho against American Falls Reservoir. Power County was named for the American Falls Power Plant when it was created by the Idaho Legislature back in 1913. Power County contains 1,406 square miles of land and 37 square miles of water. The county seat is American Falls.

Massacre Rocks
Massacre Rocks
Fast Facts about Power County, Idaho
Resident Racial Breakdown:
White Non-Hispanic: 68.4%
Hispanic: 27.4%
Native American: 3.6%
Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 67%
Government Sector: 18%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 13%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 2%
Population Density: 6 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Power County: 83.9
2009 Estimates:
Population: 7,734
Males: 3,882
Females: 3,852
Median Resident Age: 31.6 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $32,500
Estimated Median Home Value: $129,000
Major Industries:
Agriculture & Forestry, Educational Services, Food Processing, Health Care, Construction, Lodging & Food Services, Machinery, Transportation Services, Government, Waste Management Services
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