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Shoshone, ID: What you need to know

Pronounced “show-SHOWN,” Shoshone is primarily a farming and dairy city that has a comfortable cost of living. Also a bedroom community for nearby Twin Falls, Shoshone has acres of open spaces and houses a Bureau of Land Management facility. Four highways converge in the city, and the residential population continues to grow because Shoshone is only an hour’s drive to the resort cities of Sun Valley and Ketchum along Highway 75.


Shoshone, ID City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 1,542
Median Age 35
Median Household Income $35,568
Median Home Price $97,000

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Shoshone, ID Demographics

Median Population in Shoshone, ID

Median Age 35.4%
Age 18 Over 72.3%
Age 21 Over 67.8%
Age 62 Over 20%
Age 65 Over 17.4%

Race in Shoshone, ID

  Ethnicity White 87.6%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 20.4%
  Ethnicity Indian 5.1%
  Ethnicity Other 4%

Population By Gender in Shoshone, ID

  Male 48.6%
  Female 51.4%

Language in Shoshone, ID

  English Only 80.7%
  English Other 19.3%

Economics in Shoshone, ID

  Median Household Income $35,568
  Median Home Price $97,000
  Homes Owned 39.3%
  Homes Rent 60.7%
  Median Property Rent $802

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Commute Types in Shoshone, ID

  Walked 5.8%
  Worked at Home 7.2%
  Public Transportation 2.2%
  Other Means 2.6%
  Drove Alone 74.5%
  Carpooled 7.7%

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