Coeur d'Alene is a medium-sized city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 50,285 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Coeur d'Alene is the seventh largest community in Idaho.
Unlike some cities, Coeur d'Alene isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Coeur d'Alene are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Coeur d'Alene is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Coeur d'Alene who work in office and administrative support (15.17%), sales jobs (11.47%), and food service (9.74%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 19.06 minutes getting to work every day.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Coeur d'Alene is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Coeur d'Alene area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
In terms of college education, Coeur d'Alene is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.75% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Coeur d'Alene in 2010 was $24,864, which is wealthy relative to Idaho, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,456 for a family of four. However, Coeur d'Alene contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Coeur d'Alene home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Coeur d'Alene residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Coeur d'Alene include Irish, English, Italian, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Coeur d'Alene is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.