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 99,277 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 (14.35%), sales jobs (10.82%), and food service (6.70%).

In terms of college education, Nampa is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.08% of adults 25 and older in Nampa have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Nampa in 2018 was $20,485, 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 $81,940 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 24.46% 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.