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.

Twin Falls is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (11.79%), office and administrative support (10.40%), and food service (8.12%).

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.98 minutes getting to work every day.

In terms of college education, Twin Falls is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.86% of adults 25 and older in Twin Falls have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Twin Falls in 2010 was $23,857, 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 $95,428 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 15.74% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Twin Falls include German, English, Irish, French, and Italian.

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