Payette County

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Payette County, Idaho

1130 3rd Ave N Rm 104
Payette, ID 83661
Phone: (208) 642-6000
Fax: (208) 642-6011
www.payettecounty.org

On western border of ID, northeast of Boise; organized Feb 28, 1917 from Canyon County. Name Origin: For the Payette River, which runs diagonally through the county; named for Francis Payette, Canadian fur trapper and explorer

Area (sq mi):: 410.19 (land 407.52; water 2.67) Population per square mile: 54.50
Population 2005: 22,197 State rank: 13 Population change: 2000-20005 7.90%; 1990-2000 25.20% Population 2000: 20,578 (White 84.70%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 11.90%; Asian 0.90%; Other 8.80%). Foreign born: 5.50%. Median age: 34.40
Income 2000: per capita $14,924; median household $33,046; Population below poverty level: 13.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,737-$20,925
Unemployment (2004): 7.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 20.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 49.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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