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     If you are planning to build a custom home in one of the very fine communities in Idaho, One World Builders is available to assist you. No matter where you decide to build, we are available to not only choosing a custom built home but also assist you in deciding what community to build your home.

      Listed below are some relevant information about the state of Idaho. More detailed information about Tamarack, Ketchum/Sun Valley, Boise and Twin Falls, Idaho are available on other Idaho-Home.com pages.

Population and Size
     Idaho is the 11th largest state (83,557 square miles) in the United States with a population of over 1,584,985 (2010 US Census). It is also one of the fastest growing states in the country only being surpassed by Nevada, Utah, Georgia and Arizona.

Climate
     Climate Idaho enjoys a four-season climate, but weather conditions in the higher elevations of the mountains can be unpredictable.. The average summer high temperature across the State of Idaho is at 64 degrees, dropping to around 30 degrees in winter. Along the Snake River Plain (or Valley) the summers' are generally warm (seldom hot). Evenings are cool, and July and August are considered perfect by most. In late fall, the weather is much cooler and winter conditions can be snowy. In the higher elevations and mountains across the entire state weather condition are cooler throughout the year, with cold and snowy conditions in the fall and the winter.

Agriculture
     Idaho is an important agricultural state, producing nearly one third of the potatoes grown in the United States. Other important agricultural products are beans, lentils, sugar beets, cattle, dairy products, wheat, and barley.

Helpful Statistics
      Listed below are some helpful statistics about the state of Idaho. More information about Idaho is listed throughout the web site.

  • Entered Statehood: July 3, 1890
    2010 Population: 1,584,985, 39th among states. (US Census Bureau)
  • Largest cities over 50,000 Population (2010 US Census Bureau): Boise, (205,671 ), Nampa (81,557), Pocatello (54,255), Idaho Falls (56,813) and Meridian (75,092).
  • Land Area: 83,557 square miles, 11th largest state in the Unite States
  • Length: 479 Miles
  • Width: 305 miles at widest point
  • State Capital: Boise
  • Water Area: 880 square miles
  • Number of Lakes: More than 2,000
  • Largest Lake: Lake Pend Oreille, 180 square miles.
    Idaho has nine peaks over 12,000 feet with many over 10,000 feet
  • Lowest Point: 770 feet above sea level at the Snake River at Lewiston
  • Highest Point: Mount Borah, 12,662 feet above sea level
  • Navigable Rivers: Snake, Coeur d'Alene, St. Joe, St. Maries and Kootenai.
  • Lowest Temperature in the State: -60 degrees at Island Park Dam, January 18, 1943
  • Highest Temperature in the State: 118 degrees at Orofino July 28, 1934.


 
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About One World Builders
     With headquarters located in Twin Falls, One World Builders is not only a custom home builder in the State of Idaho, but also, worldwide. We are considered one of the most reputable and premiere custom home builders in the state.

Written by Jack Garchar



 

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