Kuna is a medium-sized city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 22,257 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Kuna is the 14th largest community in Idaho. Kuna 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 Kuna, where the median household income is $68,017.00.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Kuna is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kuna is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kuna who work in sales jobs (12.79%), management occupations (11.21%), and food service (10.45%).
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 citizens of Kuna are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.44% of adults in Kuna having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Kuna in 2018 was $24,980, which is upper middle income relative to Idaho, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,920 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 Native American. Kuna also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.90% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Kuna include German, English, Irish, Dutch, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Kuna is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.