Shoshone County, Idaho is located in the northern part of the state, bordering Montana and Washington. It has a population of 12,764, with a median age of 43.8 years. The median household income is $41,943, and the poverty rate is 18.3%.
The county’s economy is largely driven by agriculture, with the top employers being the Shoshone County School District, the Shoshone County Sheriff’s Office, and the Shoshone County Courthouse. The unemployment rate is 4.2%, slightly lower than the national average of 4.7%.
Demographically, the population is largely white (92.7%), followed by Native American (4.7%), Hispanic (1.9%), and Asian (0.6%). The median home value is $136,400, slightly lower than the national median of $181,400. The median rental price is $769, slightly higher than the national median of $764.
Education in Shoshone County is provided by the Shoshone County School District, which consists of seven elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school. The district also operates an alternative school and an adult education program. The district has an enrollment of 2,872 students, and the graduation rate is 79.7%.
Real estate in Shoshone County is largely rural, with the majority of homes located in rural areas. The median home value is $136,400, and the median rental price is $769. The housing market is largely stable, with the median home value increasing by 1.6% over the past year.
Overall, Shoshone County is a rural area with a strong agricultural economy and a largely white population. The median household income is slightly lower than the national average, but the unemployment rate is lower than the national average. Education is provided by the Shoshone County School District, and the real estate market is stable with a median home value slightly lower than the national average.