Jerome County

Jerome County, Idaho

300 N Lincoln Ave Rm 301
Jerome, ID 83338
Phone: (208) 324-8811
Fax: (208) 324-2719

In south-central ID, north of Twin Falls; organized Feb 18, 1919 from Gooding and Lincoln counties. Name Origin: Either for Jerome Hill, a principal figure in the Twin Falls North Side Irrigation Project (1905), or Jerome Kuhn, his son-in-law, or for Jerome Kuhn, Jr., his grandson. All were major figures in the growth of the county

Area (sq mi):: 601.87 (land 599.84; water 2.03) Population per square mile: 32.70
Population 2005: 19,638 State rank: 17 Population change: 2000-20005 7.10%; 1990-2000 21.20% Population 2000: 18,342 (White 80.60%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 17.20%; Asian 0.30%; Other 12.40%). Foreign born: 10.50%. Median age: 32.90
Income 2000: per capita $15,530; median household $34,696; Population below poverty level: 13.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,785-$24,616
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 19.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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