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Bingham County, Idaho

Bingham County is a county located in the U.S. State of Idaho. As of 2000, the population is 41,735. The county's county seat is Blackfoot, Idaho6.

Geography According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 5,491 km² (2,120 mi²). 5,425 km² (2,095 mi²) of it is land and 66 km² (26 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.20% water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 41,735 people, 13,317 households, and 10,706 families residing in the county. The population density is 8/km² (20/mi²). There are 14,303 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (7/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 82.43% White, 0.17% African American, 6.70% Native American, 0.57% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 7.95% from other races, and 2.14% from two or more races. 13.30% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 13,317 households out of which 44.60% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.70% are married couples living together, 9.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 19.60% are non-families. 17.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.10 and the average family size is 3.52.

In the county the population is spread out with 34.90% under the age of 18, 9.70% from 18 to 24, 25.30% from 25 to 44, 19.70% from 45 to 64, and 10.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 30 years. For every 100 females there are 100.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 97.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $36,423, and the median income for a family is $40,312. Males have a median income of $31,950 versus $21,591 for females. The per capita income for the county is $14,365. 12.40% of the population and 9.90% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 16.30% are under the age of 18 and 7.20% are 65 or older.

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