Kuna is a medium-sized city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 22,257 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Kuna is the 14th largest community in Idaho. Much of the housing stock in Kuna was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Kuna economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Kuna, where the median household income is $68,017.00.
Kuna is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Kuna is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kuna who work in sales jobs (12.79%), management occupations (11.21%), and food service (10.45%).
Also of interest is that Kuna has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Kuna is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Kuna really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Kuna perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The citizens of Kuna are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.44% of adults in Kuna having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Kuna in 2018 was $24,980, which is upper middle income relative to Idaho, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,920 for a family of four. However, Kuna contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Kuna is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Kuna home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kuna residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Kuna also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.90% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Kuna include German, English, Irish, Dutch, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Kuna is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.