Caribou County

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Caribou County, Idaho

PO Box 775
Soda Springs, ID 83276
Phone: (208) 547-4324
Fax: (208) 547-4759

On the southeastern border of ID, east of Pocatello; organized Feb 11, 1919 from Bannock and Oneida counties. Name Origin: For "Caribou (Cariboo)" Fairchild, active in mining in ID; nickname acquired in the Cariboo mine fields of British Columbia, Canada

Area (sq mi):: 1798.62 (land 1766.01; water 32.61) Population per square mile: 4.00
Population 2005: 7,131 State rank: 35 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.40%; 1990-2000 4.90% Population 2000: 7,304 (White 94.90%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 4.00%; Asian 0.10%; Other 3.70%). Foreign born: 1.80%. Median age: 35.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,179; median household $37,609; Population below poverty level: 9.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,607-$23,157
Unemployment (2004): 6.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 19.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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It is estimated that up to 120 MW of wind energy potential exists in Caribou County, Idaho.