Caldwell is a medium-sized city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 51,686 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Caldwell is the sixth largest community in Idaho. Caldwell has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Caldwell, where the median household income is $41,048.00.
Unlike some cities, Caldwell isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Caldwell are a mix 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 (16.11%), sales jobs (8.16%), and personal care services (6.02%).
The citizens of Caldwell are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.32% of adults in Caldwell have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Caldwell in 2010 was $15,450, which is low income relative to Idaho and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $61,800 for a family of four.
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 Asian. Caldwell also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 36.22% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Caldwell include English, Irish, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Caldwell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.