Caldwell, Idaho is the county seat of Canyon County and part of the Boise metro area. As of July 2009, Caldwell had a population of just over 43,000, up from around 26,000 in the year 2000 and approximately 18,000 in 1990. This makes it one of the fastest growing cities in Idaho. The Boise area is growing very rapidly, which has pushed growth into outlying areas.Caldwell lies at an elevation 2375 feet. Its climate is typical of the area with hot, dry summers and short, cold winters. The coldest month of the year is January, with an average high of 37 degrees and an average low of 21 degrees. July is the warmest month with an average high of 93 degrees and average low of 75. The record high of Caldwell is 112 degrees. The coldest temperature on record is -31. Caldwell receives an average of 11.4 inches of precipitation annually. The wettest month of the year is January, with an average of 1.55 inches. The driest month is July, with an average rainfall of 0.3 inches.Well known people to have lived in Caldwell include A. J. Feeley, Larry Lujak, Ron Hadley, Cody Picket, and Renee Tenison. Feeley is a former quarterback in the National Football League. He spent the best years of his career with the Philadelphia Eagles and Miami Dolphins.
Lujak is a well known disk jockey who has worked in a variety of renowned nightclubs. Ron Hadley is a former linebacker in the National Football League. Renee Tenison is a former playmate of the year.Caldwell is home to the College of Idaho. Several other colleges and universities are within driving distance, including Boise State University.Caldwell is more diverse ethnically and racially than other Idaho cities. More than 28% of the city's population consider themselves to be Hispanic. A little over 70% of the cities inhabitants are white. Around 31% of Caldwell's residents are under the age of 18. The median age of Caldwell is 29 years old. More than 13% of families live at or below the federal poverty level. Around 16% of total inhabitants live in poverty and 21% of children. The median income per household is around $31,000 and the median income per family is $35,000.For more information about Caldwell or the surrounding cities, please look in the Caldwell, ID yellow pages or Caldwell, ID business directory.
Written by Lyndsey Morgan