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Flower Tree Bird Horse Gem Song Folk Fish Fossil
Syringa (1931) White pine (1935) Mountain bluebird (1931) Appaloosa (1975) Star garnet (1967) Here We Have Idaho Square dance Cutthroat trout (1990) Hagerman horse fossil (1988)
10 largest cities (2000)
Boise: 185,787
Nampa: 51,867
Pocatello: 51,466
Idaho Falls: 50,730
Meridian: 34,919
Coeur d'Alene:34,514
Twin Falls: 34,469
Lewiston: 30,904
Caldwell: 25,967
Moscow: 21,291
Geographic Facts
Land area: 82,751 sq mi. (214,325 sq km) Geographic center: In Custer Co., at Custer, SW of Challis Number of counties: 44, plus a small part of Yellowstone National Park
Largest county by population and area: Ada, 300,904 (2000); Idaho, 8,485 sq mi.
State forests: 881,000 ac. State parks: 27
Population Facts
2000 resident census population (rank): 1,293,953 (39)  Residents: Idahoan
Male: 648,660 (50.1%)
Female: 645,293 (49.9%)
White: 1,177,304 (91.0%)
Black: 5,456 (0.4%)
Native American: 17,645 (1.4%);
Asian: 11,889 (0.9%)
Other race: 54,742 (4.2%)
Two or more races: 25,609 (2.0%)
Hispanic/Latino: 101,690 (7.9%)
2000 percent population
18 and over: 71.5
65 and over:11.3
median age: 33.2

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