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. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Kuna, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Kuna, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Kuna’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Kuna does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $56,533.00.
Unlike some cities, Kuna isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Kuna are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (20.56%), sales jobs (13.15%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (6.05%).
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.
Being a small city, Kuna does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
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, 22.23% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Kuna in 2010 was $19,319, which is upper middle income relative to Idaho, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $77,276 for a family of four. However, Kuna contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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, Scottish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Kuna is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.