Nez Perce County

Nez Perce County, Idaho

1230 Main St PO Box 896
Lewiston, ID 83501
Phone: (208) 799-3020
Fax: (208) 799-3070

On the western border of the ID panhandle; original county; organized Feb 4, 1864 (prior to statehood). It was previously established by WA Territory in 1861. Name Origin: From the French name 'pierced nose,' for an Indian tribe that called itself Chopunnish. The French term might be better translated as 'mashed' or 'flattened nose.'

Area (sq mi):: 856.36 (land 849.08; water 7.28) Population per square mile: 44.70
Population 2005: 37,931 State rank: 9 Population change: 2000-20005 1.40%; 1990-2000 10.80% Population 2000: 37,410 (White 90.60%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.90%; Asian 0.70%; Other 7.50%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 38.10
Income 2000: per capita $18,544; median household $36,282; Population below poverty level: 12.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,899-$26,221
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 15.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Lewiston County seat (31,028)

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    Some particularly difficult areas in Idaho to count in 20 included Blaine County, Nez Perce County, Bannock County, Owyhee County, Fremont County, and Benewah County, due to a low response rate, according to Census 2020 Hard to Count, by the Center for Urban Research at the City University of New York.
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    Back in 2006, artist Jacqueline Picard, Clarkston, Washington, entered an 18-by-24-inch drawing in the Nez Perce County Fair in Lewiston, Idaho.
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    Twin Falls City Manager Travis Rothweiler and city staff in the past few weeks have been seeking more information and making calls to Lewiston, which together with Clarkston, Nez Perce County and Asotin county became an MSA in 2003.
    Issuance of the TRI was subject to a community match, which the Nez Perce County Commissioners approved on August 29 in the form of a partial five-year property tax exemption with an estimated value of $2 million.
    Vista Outdoors decision to expand their operations in Lewiston is an exciting addition to our existing ammunition and gun manufacturing sector in Nez Perce County, said Nez Perce County Commissioner Bob Tippett.
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    It ll be located near the Lewiston Nez Perce County Regional Airport.