Canyon County is located in southwestern Idaho. The County Seat is Caldwell and the largest city is Nampa. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.canyonco.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 203,143 and the 2010 census population was 188,923. The land area is 587.37 square miles and there are 321.6 persons per square mile.
93.9% of the population is White, 0.8% is Black or African American, 24.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.9% is Asian, 1.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.3% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.4% is two or more races. 82.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $122,800, there are 63,442 households, an average of 2.98 persons per household. The per capita income is $17,755, the median household income is $42,105, and 20.4% of the persons in Canyon County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 14,561. Retail sales (in $1000) were $2,176,039, and sales per capita were $12,171. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0.2%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 22.4%.
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