Kuna is a medium-sized city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 17,226 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Kuna is the 14th largest community in Idaho. Much of the housing stock in Kuna was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Kuna economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Kuna, where the median household income is $57,417.00.
Kuna is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Kuna is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kuna who work in office and administrative support (16.74%), sales jobs (13.79%), and healthcare (8.51%).
Of important note, Kuna is also a city of artists. Kuna has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Kuna’s character.
Also of interest is that Kuna has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Kuna is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Kuna’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The population of Kuna overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Kuna, 24.37% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Kuna in 2010 was $19,468, which is middle income relative to Idaho, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $77,872 for a family of four. However, Kuna contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Kuna is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Kuna home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kuna residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Kuna include German, Irish, Dutch, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Kuna is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.