Caldwell, ID

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Living in Caldwell

Caldwell is a medium-sized city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 58,481 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 $49,046.00.

When you are in Caldwell, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 38.19% of Caldwell’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Caldwell is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Caldwell who work in office and administrative support (13.87%), sales jobs (9.16%), and management occupations (5.19%).

The citizens of Caldwell are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.67% of adults in Caldwell have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Caldwell in 2018 was $18,703, 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 $74,812 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 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 38.83% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Caldwell include German, English, Irish, European, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Caldwell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.