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Clark County, Idaho
Seal of Clark County, Idaho
Map of Idaho highlighting Clark County
Location in the state of Idaho
Map of the U.S. highlighting Idaho
Idaho's location in the U.S.
Founded February 1, 1919
Named for State senator Sam K. Clark, an early pioneer on Medicine Lodge Creek.
Seat Dubois
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,765 sq mi (4,572 km²)
1,764 sq mi (4,570 km²)
1 sq mi (2 km²), 0.03%
 - (2000)
 - Density


Clark County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho. As of the 2000 Census the county had a population of 1,022 (2005 estimate: 943) [1]. The county seat is Dubois6. According to the most recent Census estimates Clark County is now Idaho's smallest in terms of population, having been recently overtaken by Camas County.

Clark County was established on February 1, 1919, and was named for state senator Sam K. Clark, an early pioneer on Medicine Lodge Creek.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 4,572 km² (1,765 sq mi). 4,570 km² (1,765 sq mi) of it is land and 2 km² (1 sq mi) of it (0.03%) is water.

Adjacent Counties[]


As of the census2 of 2000, there were 1,022 people, 340 households, and 257 families residing in the county. The population density was 0/km² (1/sq mi). There were 521 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (0/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 74.17% White, 0.10% Black or African American, 0.98% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 23.48% from other races, and 0.98% from two or more races. 34.25% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 340 households out of which 45.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.80% were married couples living together, 7.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.40% were non-families. 20.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.01 and the average family size was 3.52.

In the county the population was spread out with 35.20% under the age of 18, 8.00% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 20.10% from 45 to 64, and 9.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 110.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 112.20 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $31,576, and the median income for a family was $31,534. Males had a median income of $23,854 versus $20,192 for females. The per capita income for the county was $11,141. About 18.70% of families and 19.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.10% of those under age 18 and 11.70% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns[]

Coordinates: 44°17′N 112°23′W / 44.28, -112.38

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