Idaho At a Glance
With approximately 1,634,464 residents, Idaho is the 39th most populous, and 7th least densely populated U.S. state. About half of one percent of people who live in the U.S. call Idaho home. Idaho has a median family income of $61,724, and an average age of 34.6.
Idaho is located in the northwestern region of the U.S., and was admitted to the union in 1890 as America’s 43rd state. It is a mountainous state bordered by Montana, Wyoming, Nevada, Utah, Washington, Oregon, and the Canadian province of British Columbia. The capital of Idaho is Boise.
Idaho Jobs & Economy
Idaho is a key agricultural state which produces over 33% of all of America’s potatoes. Aside from agriculture, other popular occupations in Idaho include forest and conservation technicians, log graders and scalers, and fallers.
Idaho Unemployment Rate
As of January 2015, the unemployment rate in Idaho is well below the national average at 3.7%.