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Twin Falls County, Idaho
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Twin Falls County, Idaho

Twin Falls County is a county located in the U.S. State of Idaho. As of 2000, the population is 64,284. The county's county seat is Twin Falls, Idaho6.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 4,995 km² (1,928 mi²). 4,986 km² (1,925 mi²) of it is land and 9 km² (3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.18% water.

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 64,284 people, 23,853 households, and 16,959 families residing in the county. The population density is 13/km² (33/mi²). There are 25,595 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (13/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 92.47% White, 0.19% Black or African American, 0.71% Native American, 0.76% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 3.77% from other races, and 2.02% from two or more races. 9.37% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 23,853 households out of which 34.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.00% are married couples living together, 9.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.90% are non-families. 23.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.64 and the average family size is 3.13.

In the county the population is spread out with 27.90% under the age of 18, 10.40% from 18 to 24, 26.00% from 25 to 44, 21.50% from 45 to 64, and 14.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 96.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $34,506, and the median income for a family is $39,886. Males have a median income of $30,058 versus $20,825 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,678. 12.70% of the population and 9.10% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 16.00% are under the age of 18 and 9.30% are 65 or older.

Cities and towns

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