Kuna, Idaho

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Kuna, Idaho

Introduction to Kuna, Idaho

Kuna, Idaho, in Ada county, is located 7 miles SE of Nampa, Idaho (center to center) and 339 miles SE of Portland, Oregon. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Boise City metropolitan area. Kuna has a population of approximately 5,382.

Kuna History

Kuna is located in the Ada County, which was established on December 22, 1864 by the Idaho Territorial Legislature. This county was named in honor of Ada Riggs, who was the first child to be born in this area. She was the daughter of H. C. Riggs, a co-founder of Boise.

Kuna and nearby Attractions

  • Idaho Military History Museum
  • Lucky Peak State Park
  • Eagle Island State Park
  • Discovery Center of Idaho
  • Boise Art Museum

Things To Do In Kuna

While in Kuna tourists can visit the Lucky Peak State Park and Eagle Island State Park. The city also offers easy access to many historically significant places like the Idaho Military History Museum, Discovery Center of Idaho, and Boise Art Museum. Apart from these, the city of Kuna also hosts various festivals such as the Kuna Days, and the Birds of Prey Art Festival every year.

Kuna Transportation

Boise Air Terminal/ Gowen Field Airport is the nearest airport.

Kuna Higher Education

Higher educational facilities are offered by several universities and colleges including the Boise State University, Eastern Oregon University, College of Southern Idaho, and Lewis - Clark State College.

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High Points

Kuna strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Idaho):

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 19% Kuna Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Kuna, Idaho

Comparing Kuna to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Idaho (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Male Share of the Population 8 5
Female Share of the Population 3 6
Racial Diversity 3 6
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2
Age of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 9
Portion of People Married 9 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 4 9
People Above Poverty 4 5
College Educated Adults 3 6
People in Middle Class or Better 3 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 7
Short Commute Times 4 2
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 6
Affordability of Rents 6 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 3
People Living Alone 1 1

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Kuna Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles SE of Nampa, Idaho (center to center)
Nearest Large City 339 miles SE of Portland, Oregon
County Ada
Metro Area Boise City
Standard Zip Codes 83634
Phone Area Codes 208
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.491
Longitude -116.419

Kuna Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station KUNA
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 37 F
Apr Temp 37 to 65 F
Jul Temp 54 to 89 F
Oct Temp 36 to 66 F
Annual Precip 9.9 inches
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 60 to 89 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 12.1 inches
Distance 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 38 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 59 to 88 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 10.1 inches
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Kuna Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 5,382 100%
Male 2,643 49.1%
Female 2,739 50.9%
Under 18 2,005 37.3%
18+ 3,377 62.7%
65+ 229 4.3%
Median Age 26.1
Average Family Size 3.46
White 5,094 94.6%
African-American 14 0.3%
Asian 19 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 39 0.7%
Other 102 1.9%
Mixed Race 111 2.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 261 4.8%

Estimated Kuna Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 10,153
Growth 4,771
Growth % 88.6%

Kuna Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 24.6%
US/American 16.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.6%
English 8.6%
Irish 6.3%
French (except Basque) 3.3%
Dutch 3.3%
Polish 2.8%
Italian 2.5%
European 2.5%
Swiss 2%
Swedish 1.7%
Scottish 1.5%
French Canadian 1.3%
Norwegian 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Russian 1.1%
Basque 0.9%
Czech 0.7%
Scandinavian 0.6%
Finnish 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.4%
Welsh 0.3%
British 0.3%
Danish 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
South African 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Kuna, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Mora (83634)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Kuna 5,382 $42,956
Boise 185,787 $52,014
Garden City 10,624 $46,463
Melba 439 $40,000
Meridian 34,919 $57,077
Nampa 51,867 $39,434
Star 1,795 $46,458

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Kuna High Schools (2004)

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Serves 944 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.8

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Serves 36 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.7

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