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Encyclopedia > Blaine County, Idaho
Blaine County, Idaho
Map
Map of Idaho highlighting Blaine County
Location in the state of Idaho
Map of the USA highlighting Idaho
Idaho's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded March 5, 1895
Seat Hailey
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

2,661 sq mi (6,892 km²)
 sq mi ( km²)
16 sq mi (42 km²), 0.6%
Population
 - (2005)
 - Density

21,166
/sq mi (3/km²)
Website: www.co.blaine.id.us

Blaine County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. As of the 2000 Census the county had a population of 18,991 (2005 estimate: 21,166) [1]. The county seat is Hailey6. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Map_of_Idaho_highlighting_Blaine_County. ... Official language(s) English [1] Capital Boise Largest city Boise Area  Ranked 14th  - Total 83,642 sq mi (216,632 km²)  - Width 305 miles (491 km)  - Length 479 miles (771 km)  - % water 0. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_ID.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Idaho ... This article is about the day. ... Year 1895 (MDCCCXCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Hailey is a city in central Idaho. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the... Official language(s) English [1] Capital Boise Largest city Boise Area  Ranked 14th  - Total 83,642 sq mi (216,632 km²)  - Width 305 miles (491 km)  - Length 479 miles (771 km)  - % water 0. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Hailey is a city in central Idaho. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


Blaine County was created by the Idaho Legislature on March 5, 1880 by combining Alturas and Logan Counties. Its present boundaries were set on February 8, 1919 when a western portion became Camas County. This article is about the day. ... Year 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Alturas County was a county in Idaho Territory and later the state of Idaho from 1864 to 1895. ... Logan County was a county in Idaho Territory and later the state of Idaho from 1889 to 1895. ... is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... Camas County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. ...


Named after former U.S. Congressman and 1884 Republican presidential nominee James G. Blaine, Blaine County has established a history of liberal politics. The county has been carried by the Democrats in every presidential election since 1988, and was the only Idaho county carried by the Democrats in the 2000 and 2004 elections, with approximately three-fifths of its vote going of John Kerry in 2004 [2]. The House of Representatives is the larger of two houses that make up the U.S. Congress, the other being the United States Senate. ... Year 1884 (MDCCCLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America, along with the Democratic Party. ... James G. Blaine James Gillespie Blaine (January 31, 1830 – January 27, 1893) was a U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator from Maine and a two-time United States Secretary of State. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      Further information: Politics of the United States#Organization of American political parties The Democratic... John Forbes Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is the junior United States Senator from Massachusetts, in his fourth term of office. ...


Blaine County's reputation as a resort and celebrity attraction has created a situation where the cost of living, particularly in housing, is significantly higher than the rest of the state. As a result many people who work in Blaine County live in outlying areas, particularly Shoshone in neighboring Lincoln County. Shoshone is the county seat and largest city of Lincoln County, IdahoGR6. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. ...

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 6,892 km² (2,661 mi²). 6,850 km² (2,645 mi²) of it is land and 42 km² (16 mi²) of it (0.61%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Adjacent Counties

Butte County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. ... Bingham County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Power County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Cassia County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. ... Minidoka County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. ... Camas County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. ... Elmore County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... Custer County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 18,991 people, 7,780 households, and 4,839 families residing in the county. The population density was 3/km² (7/mi²). There were 12,186 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (5/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 90.73% White, 0.13% Black or African American, 0.33% Native American, 0.73% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 6.43% from other races, and 1.57% from two or more races. 10.69% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 17.0% were of English, 14.6% German, 10.8% Irish and 6.2% American ancestry according to Census 2000. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... Languages English Religions Christianity (Anglicanism, Roman Catholicism and other minority denominations), and other faiths. ... The United States 2000 Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ...


There were 7,780 households out of which 31.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.20% were married couples living together, 7.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.80% were non-families. 27.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.96. “Spouse” redirects here. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 24.00% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 32.60% from 25 to 44, 27.90% from 45 to 64, and 7.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 107.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.80 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $50,496, and the median income for a family was $60,037. Males had a median income of $35,949 versus $27,487 for females. The per capita income for the county was $31,346. About 4.90% of families and 7.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.80% of those under age 18 and 5.30% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Bellevue is a city located in Blaine County, Idaho. ... Carey is a city located in Blaine County, Idaho. ... Hailey is a city in central Idaho. ... Ketchum is a city located in Blaine County, Idaho, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 3,003. ... Picabo (Pronunced PEEK-uh-boo) is in Blaine County. ... Sun Valley is an affluent resort community in Blaine County, Idaho, USA, adjacent to the city of Ketchum. ... Triumph is an unincorporated town in Blaine County, Idaho. ...

External links

  • Blaine County

Coordinates: 43°23′N 113°59′W / 43.39, -113.98 Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Blaine County, Idaho - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (525 words)
Blaine County was created by the Idaho Legislature on March 5, 1895 by combining Alturas and Logan Counties.
The county has been carried by the Democrats in every presidential election since 1988, and was the only Idaho county carried by the Democrats in the 2000 and 2004 elections, with approximately two-thirds of its vote going of John Kerry in 2004 [2].
Blaine County's reputation as a resort and celebrity attraction has created a situation where the cost of living, particularly in housing, is significantly higher than the rest of the state.
Lincoln County, Idaho - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (483 words)
As of the 2000 Census the county had a population of 4,044 (2005 estimate: 4,545) [1].
Lincoln County was created by the Idaho Legislature on March 18, 1895 by a partitioning of Blaine County, which was created earlier that month by a merger of Alturas and Logan Counties.
In the county the population was spread out with 30.40% under the age of 18, 9.00% from 18 to 24, 25.50% from 25 to 44, 22.00% from 45 to 64, and 13.10% who were 65 years of age or older.
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