Kuna, ID

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Living in Kuna

Kuna is a medium-sized city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 24,011 people and seven 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 $69,940.00.

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, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kuna who work in sales jobs (11.76%), management occupations (11.41%), and food service (9.92%).

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.

Because of many things, Kuna is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Kuna a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Kuna has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Kuna’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

In Kuna, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.41 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Kuna is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The education level of Kuna citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.14% of adults in Kuna have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Kuna in 2018 was $25,715, 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 $102,860 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. Kuna also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.66% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Kuna include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

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

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