Shoshone County, Idaho

Shoshone County, Idaho
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Shoshone County is in the panhandle of Idaho, east of Coeur D'Alene with Montana to the east. Shoshone County is named for the Shoshone Nation of Native Americans. Shoshone County was founded in 1864 and contains 2,634 square miles of land and 2 square miles of water. The county seat is Wallace.

Fast Facts about Shoshone County, Idaho
Resident Racial Breakdown:
White Non-Hispanic: 93.5%
Hispanic: 2.5%
Native American: 1.8%
Two or More Races: 1.9%
Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 73%
Government Sector: 18%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 9%
Population Density: 5 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Shoshone County: 83.0
2009 Estimates:
Population: 12,660
Males: 6,317
Females: 6,343
Median Resident Age: 41.8 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $34,100
Estimated Median Home Value: $119,500
Major Industries:
Mining, Health Care, Educational Services, Lodging & Food Services, Construction, Retail Services, Agriculture & Forestry, Government, Professional Services, Finance & Insurance Services, Transportation Services
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