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REGIONAL POPULATION 783,553
LABOR FORCE 390,345


 EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

Chart of Educational Attainment


MEDIAN PER CAPITA INCOME
Median per capita income differs by community. Generally, it is in the low-to-mid-$20,000 range.

MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Median household income differs by community. Generally, it is in the mid-$30,000 range.

RACIAL AND ETHNIC COMPOSITION
White 722,526
Black or African American 19,864
American Indian and Alaska Native 8,273
Asian/Pacific Islander 15,197
Hispanic 13,564
Other 6,112


AGE DISTRIBUTION


Chart of Racial/Ethnic Composition

HIGHER EDUCATION
Six public and two private, four-year colleges and universities and dozens of community, technical, trade, and specialty schools

HOUSING COSTS
Median home price varies by region, but affordable housing can be found for under $170,000

COMMUTE TIME
Median travel time to work varies by community, but ranges from about 16 to 32 minutes in the urban areas to less than five minutes in the smaller communities

RECREATION
A four-season climate with mountains, four major rivers, 13 ski areas, 76 lakes, 1,635 miles of walking and cycling trails, and 32 golf courses

HEALTH CARE
A regional hub for medical services, it is home to more than 20 hospitals and medical centers, including two certified regional trauma centers, and several specialties

ACCESS
International and regional airports, rail, highway and freeway system, navigable rivers

Sources: Idaho Department of Commerce & Labor; Washington Office of Financial Management; U.S. Census Bureau

Photo credit—University of Idaho Research Park.

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