Twin Falls, ID

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Twin Falls profile

Living in Twin Falls

Twin Falls is a medium-sized city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 49,764 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Twin Falls is the eighth largest community in Idaho.

Unlike some cities, Twin Falls isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Twin Falls are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Twin Falls is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Twin Falls who work in sales jobs (12.76%), office and administrative support (12.56%), and management occupations (7.92%).

One of the benefits of Twin Falls is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.50 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

The percentage of adults in Twin Falls who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.42% of the adults in Twin Falls have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Twin Falls in 2010 was $21,704, 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 $86,816 for a family of four. However, Twin Falls contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Twin Falls is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Twin Falls home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Twin Falls residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Twin Falls also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.05% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Twin Falls include German, English, Irish, French, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Twin Falls is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.