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Overview

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 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.

Demographics

People

Total Population17,015
Male Share of the Population49.1%
Female Share of the Population50.9%
Senior Citizens8.3%
Employed Population 16+8,125
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married60.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.8%
Median Earnings25+$33,764
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,176

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,737
% Above Poverty Level86.8%
% Below Poverty Level13.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.8%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone18.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,041
Median House Value$144,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23.2%
English15.6%
German14.4%
Irish7.3%
Norwegian4.3%
Dutch3%
Scottish2.5%
Swedish1.3%
Polish1.2%
Danishn1.1%
Portuguese1%
Italian1%
French Except Basque1%
Welsh0.8%
Finnish0.8%
Basque0.4%
Greek0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Maltese0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
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Kuna Almanac

CategoryValue
County Ada County
Standard Zip Codes83634
Phone Area Codes208
Time ZoneAmerica/Boise
Approximate Latitude43.43
Approximate Longitude-116.32

Kuna Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationKUNA
Distance0.6 miles
Jan Temp22 to 37 F
Apr Temp37 to 65 F
Jul Temp54 to 89 F
Oct Temp36 to 66 F
Annual Precip9.9 inches
StationBOISE AIR TERMINAL
Distance10.7 miles
Jan Temp24 to 37 F
Apr Temp39 to 62 F
Jul Temp60 to 89 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip12.1 inches
StationDEER FLAT DAM
Distance17.8 miles
Jan Temp24 to 38 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp59 to 88 F
Oct Temp41 to 67 F
Annual Precip10.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Garden City11,423$55,676
Melba542$41,771
Meridian88,247$72,109
Nampa87,896$48,103
Star7,255$67,008

Kuna Public Libraries

Kuna District
457 N LOCUST
Kuna, Idaho
(208) 922-1025

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Kuna Public Schools

Crimson Point Elementary School
1941 N Shayla Ave
ZIP: 83634
(208) 955-0230
Primary
Total Enrollment 492
Falcon Ridge Public Charter
278 South Ten Mile
ZIP: 83634
(208) 922-9228
Primary
Total Enrollment 276
Fremont H Teed Elementary School
441 E Porter Road
ZIP: 83634
(208) 922-1005
Middle
Total Enrollment 290
Hubbard Elementary School
311 E Porter Road
ZIP: 83634
(208) 922-1007
Primary
Total Enrollment 390
Indian Creek Elementary
911 W 4th Street
ZIP: 83634
(208) 922-1009
Primary
Total Enrollment 257
Initial Point High School
1080 N Ten Mile Rd
ZIP: 83634
(208) 955-0200
High
Total Enrollment 103
Kuna High School
637 E Deer Flat
ZIP: 83634
(208) 955-0200
High
Total Enrollment 1369
Kuna Middle School
1360 W Boise St
ZIP: 83634
(208) 922-1002
Middle
Total Enrollment 816
Kuna Professional Technical
711 East Porter Road
ZIP: 83634
(208) 922-1000
High
Reed Elementary School
1670 N Linder Rd
ZIP: 83634
(208) 955-0275
Primary
Total Enrollment 632
Ross Elementary School
610 North School Avenue
ZIP: 83634
(208) 922-1011
Primary
Total Enrollment 244
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