Latah County is a county located in the state of Idaho. As of 2000, the population is 34,935. The county seat is Moscow, Idaho6. The county is located in North Central Idaho in an area known as the Palouse which is famous for its rolling hills and rich agriculture.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,789 km˛ (1,077 mi˛). 2,789 km˛ (1,077 mi˛) of it is land and 1 km˛ (0 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 0.02% water.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 34,935 people, 13,059 households, and 7,770 families residing in the county. The population density is 13/km˛ (32/mi˛). There are 13,838 housing units at an average density of 5/km˛ (13/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 93.94% White, 0.59% Black or African American, 0.75% Native American, 2.10% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 0.77% from other races, and 1.76% from two or more races. 2.12% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 13,059 households out of which 27.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.50% are married couples living together, 6.10% have a female householder with no husband present, and 40.50% are non-families. 26.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.38 and the average family size is 2.93.
In the county the population is spread out with 20.30% under the age of 18, 24.50% from 18 to 24, 26.90% from 25 to 44, 18.90% from 45 to 64, and 9.50% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 28 years. For every 100 females there are 107.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 108.10 males.
The median income for a household in the county is $32,524, and the median income for a family is $46,303. Males have a median income of $34,734 versus $24,886 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,690. 16.70% of the population and 7.90% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 10.20% of those under the age of 18 and 5.40% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
Cities and towns
- Official site (http://www.latah.id.us/)
- Access Idaho site (http://www.state.id.us/aboutidaho/county/latah.html)
- FedStats (U. S. Government) (http://www.fedstats.gov/mapstats/more.data/16057.html)
- Latah County Historical Society (http://users.moscow.com/lchs/history.html)
- Latah Trail Project (http://www.latah.id.us/Dept/Parks_Trail_Main.htm)
- National Register of Historic Places - Latah County (http://www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com/ID/Latah/state.html)
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