Idaho Fast Facts 2000

Idaho Fast Facts 2000

Transportation System Extent

All public roads: 46,456 miles
Interstate: 611 miles
Road bridges: 4,032
Class I railroad trackage: 983 miles
Inland waterways: 111 miles
Public use airports: 116 (7 certificated for air carrier operations)1

Vehicles and Conveyances

Automobiles registered: 515,000
Light trucks registered: 576,000
Heavy trucks registered: 10,000
Buses registered: 3,700
Motorcycles registered: 42,000
Numbered boats: 85,000

Geographic

Land area: 82,747 sq. miles (rank: 11)
Percent of land area owned by federal government: 62.52 (rank: 3)
Persons per square mile: 15.6 (rank: 44)
Highest point: Borah Peak (12,662 ft.)
Lowest point: Snake River (710 ft.)
 

Political Subdivisions

Counties: 44
Municipal governments: 2003
Congressional districts: 24

Demographic

Population: 1,293,953 (rank: 39)
Percent urban population: 575 (rank: 38)

Socioeconomic

Gross state product: $34 billion2 (rank: 43)
Civilian labor force: 658,0002(rank: 41)
Median household income: $37,462 (rank: 37)

Commuting (percent of workers)

Car, truck, or vandrove alone: 76.1
Car, truck, or vancarpooled: 11.7
Public transportation (including taxi): 1.3
Walked: 2.9
Other means: 2.3
Worked at home: 5.6

State Transportation Department

Idaho Transportation Department (ITD)
311 West State Street
Boise, ID 83703-5881
(208) 334-8000
http://www.state.id.us/itd/

1 2002

2 1999

3 1997

4 Apportionment based on 2000 census

5 1990