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Twin Falls County, Idaho (ID)

County population in 2014: 80,914 (72% urban, 28% rural); it was 64,284 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 13,220
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,903
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 16,292
Renter-occupied apartments: 9,637 (it was 7,561 in 2000)
% of renters here:

32%
State:

30%

Land area: 1925 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 42 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Twin Falls County: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (20.0%), Retail trade (12.8%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.6%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 47%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 42%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Twin Falls County, Idaho:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (82.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (13.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Asian alone (1.2%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  34.0 years
Idaho median age:  34.0 years
Males: 39,933  (49.4%)
Females: 40,981  (50.6%)
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Twin Falls County,ID real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Twin Falls County:

2.0 people
Idaho:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $45,499 ($34,506 in 1999)

This county:

$45,499
Idaho:

$48,275

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $634 (lower quartile is $530, upper quartile is $785)
This county:

$634
State:

$658


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $139,900 (it was $92,800 in 2000)
Twin Falls:

$139,900
Idaho:

$176,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $99,300 - $213,000
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,068
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $351

Institutionalized population: 756

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 45
  • Burglaries: 185
  • Thefts: 150
  • Auto thefts: 22

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 25
  • Burglaries: 153
  • Thefts: 167
  • Auto thefts: 43
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Health of residents in Twin Falls County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
70.7% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
45.2% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
100.0% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
68.8% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 194 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 163 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 451 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2008: 307 buildings, average cost: $156,800
  • 2009: 256 buildings, average cost: $147,000
  • 2010: 197 buildings, average cost: $143,400
  • 2011: 159 buildings, average cost: $160,300
  • 2012: 272 buildings, average cost: $156,900
  • 2013: 329 buildings, average cost: $170,800
  • 2014: 312 buildings, average cost: $182,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,299 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,098 (0.9%)

Twin Falls County household income distribution in 2009 Twin Falls County home values distribution Twin Falls County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 13.9%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.8% for Black residents, 29.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 64.3% for American Indian residents, 8.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 28.6% for other race residents, 12.6% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 13.9%
Twin Falls County:

13.9%
Idaho:

15.1%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.8% for Black residents, 27.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.0% for American Indian residents, 8.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 26.2% for other race residents, 10.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 34 years old
(Males: 32 years old, Females: 35 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38 years old, Black residents: 19 years old, American Indian residents: 81 years old, Asian residents: 32 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 33 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Twin Falls County is $457 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $579 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $746 a month.

Cities in this county include: Twin Falls, Buhl, Kimberly, Filer, Hansen, West Salmon Falls, Castleford, Hollister, Murtaugh.

Twin Falls County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Chautauqua County, New York , Windham County, Vermont , Cherokee County, Iowa , Hancock County, Iowa , Ida County, Iowa , Plymouth County, Iowa , Sioux County, Iowa , Woodbury County, Iowa .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Idaho:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 3,482
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 4,103 (33% naturalized citizens)

Twin Falls County:

6.4%
Whole state:

5.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,350
  • 1990 to 1994: 785
  • 1985 to 1989: 609
  • 1980 to 1984: 339
  • 1975 to 1979: 304
  • 1970 to 1974: 167
  • 1970 to 1974: 190
  • 1965 to 1969: 359
Note: State values scaled to Twin Falls County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 88.9%

Twin Falls County marital status for males Twin Falls County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 18,687
  • One, attached: 706
  • Two: 753
  • 3 or 4: 1,315
  • 5 to 9: 800
  • 10 to 19: 270
  • 20 or more: 511
  • Mobile homes: 2,472
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 81

Housing units in Twin Falls County with a mortgage: 8,772 (1,143 second mortgage, 907 home equity loan, 26 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,817

Here:

69.7% with mortgage
State:

73.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Twin Falls County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other19,45151
Evangelical Protestant8,52055
Catholic5,8262
Mainline Protestant4,63218
Black Protestant1791
Orthodox511
None38,571-
Twin Falls County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 20
Twin Falls County:

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Twin Falls County:

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 52
This county:

7.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Twin Falls County:

8.5%
Idaho:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Twin Falls County:

27.2%
State:

25.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.4%
State:

11.7%

Agriculture in Twin Falls County:

Average size of farms: 340 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $225,021
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $493.24
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 63.19%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $196,386
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 49.37%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 98.94%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $120,236
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.97%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 35.31
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 32.95%
Corn for grain: 2899 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 25543 harvested acres
Vegetables: 7,271 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 187 acres

Earthquake activity:

Twin Falls County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Idaho state average. It is 344% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 117.2 miles away from Twin Falls County center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 203.3 miles away from the county center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 244.9 miles away from the county center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 288.4 miles away from the county center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 330.2 miles away from Twin Falls County center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 114.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Idaho Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3244: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3244, Natural disaster type: Hurricane

The number of natural disasters in Twin Falls County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (57%)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (8%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • Yugoslavia (2%)
  • Ukraine (2%)
  • Romania (2%)
  • Russia (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Twin Falls County (%):

  • German (18%)
  • English (18%)
  • United States or American (11%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • Dutch (3%)
  • Norwegian (2%)
  • Swedish (2%)

Twin Falls County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 23,539 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 3,359 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 212 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 49 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 107 (0%)
  • Walked: 676 (2%)
  • Other means: 116 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,347 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Twin Falls County, Idaho in 2000:

  • 432 people in nursing homes
  • 388 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 211 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 182 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 62 people in halfway houses
  • 44 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 37 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 34 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 13 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 12 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 7 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 6 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally ill

People in group quarters in Twin Falls County, Idaho in 2010:

  • 396 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 236 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 206 people in college/university student housing
  • 106 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 47 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 33 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 19 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 18 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 11 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,722.

6.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,331 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
Idaho average:

7.20%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.69% relocated from other counties in Idaho ($15,188 average AGI)
2.93% relocated from other states ($16,143 average AGI)
Twin Falls County:

2.93%
Idaho average:

3.91%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jerome County, ID  0.96% ($26,436 average AGI)
from Ada County, ID  0.58% ($32,622)
from Gooding County, ID  0.38% ($24,606)
from Cassia County, ID  0.32% ($23,593)
from Minidoka County, ID  0.22% ($21,033)
from Canyon County, ID  0.22% ($27,712)
from Elko County, NV  0.21% ($32,228)


6.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,262 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
Idaho average:

7.21%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($83 average AGI)
Twin Falls County:

0.04%
Idaho average:

0.08%

3.54% relocated to other counties in Idaho ($14,422 average AGI)
3.37% relocated to other states ($16,758 average AGI)
Twin Falls County:

3.37%
Idaho average:

3.91%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ada County, ID  0.84% ($34,251 average AGI)
to Jerome County, ID  0.83% ($24,382)
to Gooding County, ID  0.28% ($25,065)
to Canyon County, ID  0.25% ($23,812)
to Bannock County, ID  0.20% ($20,963)
to Cassia County, ID  0.16% ($34,093)
to Salt Lake County, UT  0.15% ($33,250)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.8

Births per 1000 population in Twin Falls County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Twin Falls County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Twin Falls County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Twin Falls County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Twin Falls County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 11,588 (10,014 aged, 1,574 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,185 (11%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Twin Falls County, Idaho in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (855)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (596)
  • Unspecified dementia (595)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (541)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (412)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (402)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (364)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (284)
  • Congestive heart failure (263)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (178)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.47
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12,799
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 300
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 42,074

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,644
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 984
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 47
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 98

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 159.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 115.1
  • Other - 44.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 76,158
  • In family households: 64,787 (14,825 male householders, 5,129 female householders)
    15,563 spouses, 23,640 children (21,499 natural, 701 adopted, 1,440 stepchildren), 1,528 grandchildren, 572 brothers or sisters, 520 parents, 755 other relatives, 1,816 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 11,371 (4,108 male householders (3,069 living alone)), 4,698 female householders (3,933 living alone)), 2,565 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,072 (756 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 8,632 2-persons, 4,081 3-persons, 3,601 4-persons, 2,036 5-persons, 997 6-persons, 607 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,002 1-person, 1,386 2-persons, 246 3-persons, 80 4-persons, 31 5-persons, 51 6-persons, 10 7-or-more-persons.

13,020 married couples with children.
3,522 single-parent households (962 men, 2,560 women).

88.5% of residents of Twin Falls County speak English at home.
8.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (45% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (64% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $334,823,000 ($4,929 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $10,706,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $154,957,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $66,753,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,594,000
Federal grants: $74,745,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,904,000 ($114,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $23,871,000 ($2,807,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $10,299,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $64,660,000
Federal Government insurance: $39,872,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 5,313
Here:

77 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,325
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

37 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,070
Here:

+15 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,214
Here:

+32 per 1000 residents
State:

+43 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Twin Falls County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 17.30 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 239
  • 2010 to 2013: 633
  • 2000 to 2009: 5,917
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,329
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,600
  • 1970 to 1979: 6,355
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,209
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,460
  • 1940 to 1949: 864
  • 1939 or earlier: 4,435
Note: State values scaled to Twin Falls population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Twin Falls County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Twin Falls County population
  • 1 room: 30
  • 2 rooms: 167
  • 3 rooms: 499
  • 4 rooms: 1,668
  • 5 rooms: 3,722
  • 6 rooms: 3,427
  • 7 rooms: 2,411
  • 8 rooms: 1,877
  • 9+ rooms: 2,491
  • 1 room: 248
  • 2 rooms: 697
  • 3 rooms: 1,235
  • 4 rooms: 2,167
  • 5 rooms: 1,505
  • 6 rooms: 834
  • 7 rooms: 390
  • 8 rooms: 276
  • 9+ rooms: 209
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Twin Falls County, Idaho
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Twin Falls County population
  • no bedroom: 56
  • 1 bedroom: 561
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,562
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,559
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,275
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,279
  • no bedroom: 380
  • 1 bedroom: 1,605
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,186
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,761
  • 4 bedrooms: 485
  • 5+ bedrooms: 144
Cars and other vehicles available in Twin Falls County, Idaho in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Twin Falls County population
  • no vehicle: 508
  • 1 vehicle: 3,460
  • 2 vehicles: 7,232
  • 3 vehicles: 3,620
  • 4 vehicles: 965
  • 5+ vehicles: 507
  • no vehicle: 699
  • 1 vehicle: 3,355
  • 2 vehicles: 2,513
  • 3 vehicles: 658
  • 4 vehicles: 221
  • 5+ vehicles: 115

53% of Twin Falls County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 49% lived in Idaho.

Twin Falls County:

52.6%
State average:

50.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 34,224
  • Northeast: 1,327
  • Midwest: 6,018
  • South: 3,070
  • West: 15,145

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $82,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Twin Falls County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (44.3%)
  • Electricity (37.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.9%)
  • Wood (4.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • Coal or coke (0.8%)
  • Electricity (47.9%)
  • Utility gas (35.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.9%)
  • Wood (1.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • Coal or coke (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 711
Here:

8.8%
Idaho:

7.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 234
Here:

5.5%
Idaho:

5.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 168
Here:

5.3%
Idaho:

22.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Twin Falls County government finances - Expenditure in 2004:

  • Current Operations - Own Hospitals: $105,629,000
    Police Protection: $4,612,000
    General - Other: $4,065,000
    Health Services - Other: $3,332,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,690,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,561,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $2,374,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,910,000
    Financial Administration: $1,091,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,073,000
    General Public Buildings: $634,000
    Welfare - Other: $336,000
    Parks & Recreation: $239,000
    Air Transportation: $208,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $127,000
    Regular Highways: $13,000
    Fire Protection: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $629,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health: $2,822,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $48,522,000

Twin Falls County government finances - Revenue in 2004:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $120,180,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,277,000
    All Other: $1,646,000
    Parks & Recreation: $65,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $871,000
    All Other: $516,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $612,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $451,000
    Interest Earnings: $225,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $3,882,000
    General Support: $2,674,000
    All Other: $1,475,000
    Housing & Community Development: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,579,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $436,000
    NEC: $55,000

Twin Falls County government finances - Debt in 2004:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $10,488,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $9,860,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $628,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $853,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $646,000

Twin Falls County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $18,817,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,332
  • Number of aged recipients: 151
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,181
  • Number of recipients under 18: 245
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 839
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 248
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 467
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 607
Twin Falls County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Twin Falls County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Twin Falls County, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John34776.3 years
William28976.3 years
Mary28581.1 years
Robert28473.2 years
James23873.7 years
Charles19676.0 years
George18478.6 years
Dorothy15178.4 years
Helen13781.4 years
Ruth13682.0 years
Most common last names in Twin Falls County, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith17378.6 years
Johnson12676.1 years
Miller11378.3 years
Brown11377.7 years
Jones11276.0 years
Anderson11075.1 years
Williams7676.5 years
Wilson7377.5 years
Davis7177.5 years
Moore5979.8 years
Businesses in Twin Falls County, ID
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3La-Z-Boy1
Aeropostale1Lane Furniture2
Albertsons1Little Caesars Pizza1
AmericInn1Lowe's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Macy's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets11
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's3
Barnes & Noble1Motherhood Maternity2
Baskin-Robbins1New Balance2
Bath & Body Works1Nike8
Best Western1Nissan1
Budget Car Rental1OfficeMax1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Old Navy1
Burger King1Outback1
Chevrolet1Outback Steakhouse1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pac Sun1
Coldwater Creek1Papa John's Pizza1
ColorTyme1Payless2
Costco1PetSmart1
Curves1Pier 1 Imports1
Dairy Queen3Quiznos1
Deb1RadioShack1
Decora Cabinetry1SONIC Drive-In2
Famous Footwear1Sears3
FedEx13Spencer Gifts1
Finish Line1Sprint Nextel3
Foot Locker1Starbucks2
Ford1Subaru1
GNC1Subway7
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block4T-Mobile4
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Home Depot1Target1
Honda1The Room Place1
Hot Topic1Toyota1
JCPenney1True Value1
Jamba Juice1U-Haul7
Jimmy John's1UPS11
Journeys1Vans2
Justice1Verizon Wireless2
KFC1Victoria's Secret1
Kincaid1Volkswagen1
Kmart1Walmart1
Kroger3Wendy's1
La Quinta1YMCA1

Twin Falls County on our top lists:

  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"