Canyon County

Canyon County, Idaho

1115 Albany St
Caldwell, ID 83605
Phone: (208) 454-7574
Fax: (208) 454-7525

On the southwestern border of ID, west of Boise; established Mar 7, 1891 from Ada County. Name Origin: Either for the canyon of the Boise River near Caldwell, or the Snake River canyon, which forms a county boundary

Area (sq mi):: 603.51 (land 589.72; water 13.79) Population per square mile: 279.10
Population 2005: 164,593 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 25.20%; 1990-2000 45.90% Population 2000: 131,441 (White 77.90%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 18.60%; Asian 0.80%; Other 15.80%). Foreign born: 8.60%. Median age: 30.50
Income 2000: per capita $15,155; median household $35,884; Population below poverty level: 12.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,712-$19,304
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 22.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 34.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Nampa (68,156)
  • Caldwell County seat (32,718)

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    The median housing price in nearby Canyon County rose to $230,000.
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    Canyon County, Idaho, commissioners backed a neighborhood appeal to halt the expansion of a gravel operation in the city of Nampa.
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    Moody's Investors Service has upgraded Canyon County School District 131 (Nampa), Idaho's general obligation (GO) rating to A3 from Baa1.
    Patterson was booked into Canyon County jail, where he is being held without bond.
    During her closing arguments, Canyon County Deputy Prosecutor Erica Kallin paraphrased the song.
    The four other candidates are veteran law enforcement officers, including three from Idaho: Dana Maxfield of the Canyon County Sheriff's Office; Jim Peterson of the Pocatello Police Department; and Ron Clark of the Coeur d'Alene Police Department.
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