Weiser is a somewhat small city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 5,317 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Weiser is the 32nd largest community in Idaho.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Weiser is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 44.66% of the Weiser workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Weiser is a city of service providers, transportation and shipping workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Weiser who work in farm management occupations (11.31%), office and administrative support (11.05%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (6.04%).
The overall crime rate in Weiser is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Weiser is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In Weiser, just 9.55% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Weiser in 2010 was $14,601, which is low income relative to Idaho and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $58,404 for a family of four.
Weiser is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Weiser home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Weiser residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Weiser also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 30.31% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Weiser include Irish, English, French , and European.
The most common language spoken in Weiser is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.