Lemhi County is located in East-central Idaho. The County Seat is Salmon and the largest city is Salmon. The Official Web Site is located at http://lemhicountyidaho.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 7,726 and the 2010 census population was 7,936. The land area is 4,563.39 square miles and there are 1.7 persons per square mile.
96.2% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 2.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.9% is two or more races. 90.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 23.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $186,900, there are 3,832 households, an average of 2.00 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,998, the median household income is $34,122, and 23.3% of the persons in Lemhi County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,013. Retail sales (in $1000) were $122,983, and sales per capita were $15,806. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27.3%.
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