Out of 41, Here’s The Richest County In The State of Idaho
Would you be surprised to find out that Ada and Canyon County are neither one of the wealthiest counties in the state?
247WallSt.com compiled a list of "The Richest County In Every State."
Here's how they did it "To identify the richest county or county equivalent in each state, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed five-year estimates of median household income from the U.S. Census Bureau's 2021 American Community Survey. Only counties or county equivalents with available data were considered. Counties and county equivalents with a sampling error deemed to be too high were also excluded. Of the 3,481 counties and county equivalents in the United States, 3,043 were considered in this ranking.
Where is the richest county in Idaho according to 27/Wall St.?
Teton County has often been considered one of the wealthiest counties in the state. Agriculture is a significant economic driver in Teton County. The fertile valley and plains are used for farming potatoes, barley, wheat, and other crops. Livestock farming, such as cattle and sheep ranching, is also prominent.
The tourism industry also influences Teton County's wealth, as visitors flock to the region for its stunning scenery and outdoor activities. The proximity to Jackson Hole in Wyoming has attracted plenty of individuals who appreciate the area's natural beauty and lifestyle.
How does Teton compare to the rest of Idaho?
- Median Household Income: $75,837
- Idaho Median Household Income: $63,377
- Poverty Rate: 8.7%
- Idaho's Poverty Rate: 11.4%
- Median Home Value: $385.500
- Idaho Median Home Value: $266,500
- Adults with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 46.6%
- Idaho Adults with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 29.1%