Butte County is located in southeast Idaho. The County Seat is Arco and the largest city is Arco. The Official Web Site is located at https://www.idaho.gov/aboutidaho/county/butte. The 2014 population estimate is 2,622 and the 2010 census population was 2,893. The land area is 2,231.67 square miles and there are 1.3 persons per square mile.
96.1% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 5.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.3% is two or more races. 89.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 17.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $110,300, there are 1,022 households, an average of 2.68 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,995, the median household income is $41,131, and 15.7% of the persons in Butte County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 95. Retail sales (in $1000) were $18,069, and sales per capita were $6,500.
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