Minidoka County

Minidoka County, Idaho

PO Box 368
Rupert, ID 83350
Phone: (208) 436-7111
Fax: (208) 436-0737
www.minidoka.id.us

In south-central ID, west of Pocatello; organized Jan 28, 1913 from Lincoln County. Name Origin: For the first settlement, a railroad siding, from Shoshonean 'broad expanse,' descriptive of the Snake River plain in this area

Area (sq mi):: 762.98 (land 759.62; water 3.36) Population per square mile: 25.00
Population 2005: 19,014 State rank: 18 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.80%; 1990-2000 4.20% Population 2000: 20,174 (White 72.10%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 25.50%; Asian 0.40%; Other 21.20%). Foreign born: 10.90%. Median age: 33.50
Income 2000: per capita $13,813; median household $32,021; Population below poverty level: 14.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,447-$18,544
Unemployment (2004): 7.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 17.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 34.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Strike, Minidoka County, Niagara Springs, Sterling, Market Lake, Mud Lake and Cartier Slough.
There are currently 64 students classified as homeless in the Minidoka County School District, said Federal Programs Family Liaison Grace Campos.
NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings assigns a rating of 'AA-/F1+' to the $5,000,000 Industrial Development Corporation of the Board of County Commissioners of Minidoka County, Idaho variable rate demand economic development revenue bonds (Nature's Best Produce, Inc.
Other new publications for Lee include five weekly newspapers in southern Idaho - the Minidoka County News in Rupert, the Wood River Journal in Hailey, The Gooding County Leader in Gooding, Northside News in Jerome and the Lincoln County Journal in Shoshone.
Lee also will receive five weekly newspapers in Idaho - the Minidoka County News in Rupert, the Wood River Journal in Hailey, The Gooding County Leader in Gooding, Northside News in Jerome and the Lincoln County Journal in Shoshone - and three specialty publications - Super Tuesday in Burley, Wood River Journal Dining Guide in Hailey and Sagebrush Saver in Elko.
will slowly phase out its plant in Minidoka County through spring 2004.
Rupert, Idaho: The Minidoka County School Board is considering a request to allow official prayers in schools.