Boise County

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Boise County, Idaho

420 Main St PO Box 1300
Idaho City, ID 83631
Phone: (208) 392-4431
Fax: (208) 392-4473
www.co.boise.id.us

In west-central ID, northeast of Boise; original county, established Feb 4, 1864. Name Origin: For the Boise River, which forms part of its eastern border from French boise 'woods.'

Area (sq mi):: 1906.76 (land 1902.46; water 4.30) Population per square mile: 4.00
Population 2005: 7,535 State rank: 33 Population change: 2000-20005 13.00%; 1990-2000 90.10% Population 2000: 6,670 (White 93.30%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 3.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 4.30%). Foreign born: 2.40%. Median age: 40.40
Income 2000: per capita $18,787; median household $38,651; Population below poverty level: 12.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,542-$21,871
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 37.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 58.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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