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.
Coeur d'Alene is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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%).
One of the benefits of Coeur d'Alene is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 19.06 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Coeur d'Alene is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Coeur d'Alene, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
The overall education level of Coeur d'Alene is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 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.