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Owyhee County

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Owyhee County is a county in the southwestern state of Idaho, United States. In the 2020 census, the population was 12,133. The county seat is Murphy, and the largest city in it is Homedale. By area, she is the second largest county in Idaho, after Idaho County.

Owyhee County is part of the Boise metropolitan area and includes just over half of the Duck Valley Indian Reservation that extends across the Nevada state line into Elko County. The majority of the federally recognized Shoshone Paiute people associated with the reservation live on the Nevada side. Its tribal center is in Owyhee, Nevada.

Owyhee County has an unemployment rate of 5.1%. The US average is 6.0%.

In Owyhee County, the labor market increased his 6.0% in this one year. Future employment growth over the next decade is projected to be 37.4%, above the US average of 33.5%.

Earnings and Salaries

  • Owyhee County residents have a Median income of $16,733 per year. The US average is $28,555 annually.
  • The Median household income for residents of Owyhee County is $32,589 annually. The US average is $53,482 annually.
Economy in Owyhee
Economy in Owyhee

Official website: https://owyheecounty.net/

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