Elmore County is located in southwestern Idaho. The County Seat is Mountain Home and the largest city is Mountain Home. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.elmorecounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 26,094 and the 2010 census population was 27,038. The land area is 3,074.74 square miles and there are 8.8 persons per square mile.
88.6% of the population is White, 3% is Black or African American, 16.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 2.9% is Asian, 1.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.4% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 3.4% is two or more races. 84% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $136,800, there are 9,555 households, an average of 2.70 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,646, the median household income is $42,842, and 16.3% of the persons in Elmore County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,852. Retail sales (in $1000) were $241,226, and sales per capita were $8,319. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 19.8%.
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