Bingham County

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Bingham County, Idaho

501 N Maple St Suite 205
Blackfoot, ID 83221
Phone: (208) 782-3163
Fax: (208) 785-4131
www.co.bingham.id.us

In southeastern ID, south of Idaho Falls; organized Jan 13, 1885 (prior to statehood) from Oneida County. Name Origin: By ID Territorial Governor William M. Bunn for his friend Henry Harrison Bingham (1841-1912), U.S. representative from PA (1879-1912) and a former Union officer who was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1864

Area (sq mi):: 2120.24 (land 2094.73; water 25.51) Population per square mile: 20.90
Population 2005: 43,739 State rank: 7 Population change: 2000-20005 4.80%; 1990-2000 11.00% Population 2000: 41,735 (White 78.60%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 13.30%; Asian 0.60%; Other 16.80%). Foreign born: 6.10%. Median age: 29.70
Income 2000: per capita $14,365; median household $36,423; Population below poverty level: 12.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,267-$20,589
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 21.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Blackfoot County seat (10,707)

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