Nez Perce is located in west-central Idaho. The County Seat is Lewiston and the largest city is Lewiston. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.nezperce.id.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 40,007 and the 2010 census population was 39,265. The land area is 848.09 square miles and there are 46.3 persons per square mile.
90.3% of the population is White, 0.5% is Black or African American, 3.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 5.9% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.5% is two or more races. 90% have a high school degree or higher, and 21.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $165,900, there are 16,019 households, an average of 2.41 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,257, the median household income is $46,503, and 11.1% of the persons in Nez Perce are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,205. Retail sales (in $1000) were $702,969, and sales per capita were $18,133. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27%.
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