Caldwell is a medium-sized city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 54,660 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Caldwell is the sixth largest community in Idaho. Much of the housing stock in Caldwell was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Caldwell economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Caldwell, where the median household income is $43,269.00.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Caldwell is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Caldwell is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Caldwell who work in office and administrative support (14.45%), sales jobs (8.42%), and personal care services (6.63%).
The citizens of Caldwell are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.40% of adults in Caldwell have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Caldwell in 2010 was $17,012, which is lower middle income relative to Idaho, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $68,048 for a family of four. However, Caldwell contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Caldwell is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Caldwell home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Caldwell residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Caldwell also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 36.51% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Caldwell include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Caldwell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.