Lewis County is located in north central Idaho. The County Seat is Nezperce and the largest city is Kamiah. The Official Web Site is located at http://lewiscountyid.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 3,838 and the 2010 census population was 3,821. The land area is 478.80 square miles and there are 8 persons per square mile.
89.5% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 6.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.9% is two or more races. 88.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $116,600, there are 1,660 households, an average of 2.28 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,910, the median household income is $36,000, and 17.9% of the persons in Lewis County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 438. Retail sales (in $1000) were $29,657, and sales per capita were $8,193.
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