Nampa, ID

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Living in Nampa

Nampa is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 96,252 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Nampa is the second largest community in Idaho.

Unlike some cities, Nampa isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Nampa are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Nampa is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Nampa who work in office and administrative support (13.26%), sales jobs (10.75%), and management occupations (7.14%).

The percentage of adults in Nampa who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.68% of the adults in Nampa have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Nampa in 2010 was $18,951, which is lower middle income relative to Idaho, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $75,804 for a family of four. However, Nampa contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Nampa is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Nampa home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Nampa residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Nampa also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.75% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Nampa include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Swedish.

The most common language spoken in Nampa is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.