Shoshone County is located in northern Idaho. The County Seat is Wallace and the largest city is Kellogg. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.shoshonecounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 12,390 and the 2010 census population was 12,765. The land area is 2,629.67 square miles and there are 4.9 persons per square mile.
95.2% of the population is White, 0.3% is Black or African American, 3.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 1.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2% is two or more races. 84.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 13.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $123,200, there are 5,714 households, an average of 2.17 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,487, the median household income is $38,440, and 17.4% of the persons in Shoshone County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,217. Retail sales (in $1000) were $623,117, and sales per capita were $48,689. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 18.2%.
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