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Encyclopedia > Teton County, Idaho
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Teton County is a county located in the state of Idaho. As of 2000, the population is 5,999. The county's county seat is Driggs, Idaho6.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,167 km˛ (451 mi˛). 1,166 km˛ (450 mi˛) of it is land and 1 km˛ (0 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 0.05% water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 5,999 people, 2,078 households, and 1,464 families residing in the county. The population density is 5/km˛ (13/mi˛). There are 2,632 housing units at an average density of 2/km˛ (6/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 91.32% White, 0.17% Black or African American, 0.55% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.23% Pacific Islander, 6.73% from other races, and 0.82% from two or more races. 11.75% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 2,078 households out of which 39.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.30% are married couples living together, 5.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.50% are non-families. 21.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 5.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.87 and the average family size is 3.43.

In the county the population is spread out with 31.80% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 33.80% from 25 to 44, 18.90% from 45 to 64, and 7.50% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 31 years. For every 100 females there are 112.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 114.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $41,968, and the median income for a family is $45,848. Males have a median income of $32,309 versus $22,243 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,778. 12.90% of the population and 9.70% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 18.10% of those under the age of 18 and 7.90% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

  • Driggs
  • Tetonia
  • Victor
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  Results from FactBites:
Teton County, Wyoming - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (495 words)
Teton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wyoming.
Teton County is best known for the affluent Jackson Hole skiing area, and - as of late - an increasing perception of the county as a stronghold for the Democratic Party in a heavily Republican state.
The median income for a household in the county was $54,614, and the median income for a family was $63,916.
Teton Regional Land Trust (687 words)
The Teton Regional Land Trust's major focus areas for farmland protection include the Teton Basin, the South Fork of the Snake River, and the Henry's Fork of the Snake River.
The Teton River features extensive farmland areas in the north and west, large wetland complexes and grazing pastures in the valley's center, and more developed land to the east.
Teton County, Idaho was the sixth fastest growing county in the nation per capita in the late 1990's.
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