Teton County, Idaho

Teton County, Idaho
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Teton County is in eastern Idaho with Wyoming to the east. Named for the Teton Mountains along its eastern boundary, Teton County was founded in 1915. Teton County contains 450 square miles of land and almost no surface water. The county seat is Driggs.

In Victor you'll find the remains of the lone profitable coal mine in all of Idaho, although the mine shut down long ago and the railroad tracks that led to the mine were pulled to make way for a beautiful rails-to-trails bikeway between Victor and Driggs.

Fast Facts about Teton County, Idaho
Resident Racial Breakdown:
White Non-Hispanic: 81.3%
Hispanic: 15.4%
Native American: 0.4%
Asian: 1.3%
Two or More Races: 1.2%
Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 71%
Government Sector: 12%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 16%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 1%
Population Density: 21 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Teton County: 89.1
2009 Estimates:
Population: 9,337
Males: 4,949
Females: 4,388
Median Resident Age: 31.3 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $50,100
Estimated Median Home Value: $201,000
Major Industries:
Lodging & Food Services, Agriculture & Forestry, Health Care, Educational Services, Construction, Retail Services, Professional Services, Finance & Insurance Services, Waste Management Services
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