Canyon County Information

Canyon in Idaho occupies 604 square miles and has a 2006 population of 173,302, a change from a 2000 population of 131,441 and 90,076 in 1990. 15.3% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 16.4% percent is 25-35, and 13.5% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 533 acts of violent crime reported in Canyon in 2004, a change from 433 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 2,943 people: 3.6% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4.4%.

Read more about Canyon, Idaho in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyCanyon 
StateIdaho 
Land Area604 sq. milesRanked 1,727 of 3,140
Population 2006173,302Ranked 339 of 3,140
Population 2005164,981 
Population 2000131,441Ranked 406 of 3,140
Population 199090,076Ranked 510 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion95.8% 
African American.6% 
Asian American.8% 
Native American.9% 
Pacific Islander.2% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 58.8% 
Population 5 to 1415.9% 
Population 15 to 2415.3% 
Population 25 to 3416.4% 
Population 35 to 4413.5% 
Population 45 to 5411.7% 
Population 55 to 648.4% 
Population 65 to 745.1% 
Population 75 and up5% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes533433
Murders / Manslaughters12 
Forcible Rapes126 
Robberies50 
Aggravated Assaults345 
Total Property Crimes5,5214,891
Burglaries1,136 
Larceny Thefts3,777 
Motor Vehicle Thefts608 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population82,13666,038
Unemployed Population2,9432,907
Unemployment Rate3.6%4.4%

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