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Time Zone: Jerome County lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Jerome is the Seat for Jerome County.

Jerome County was founded in 1919. Jerome was created by taking area from Gooding and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Jerome had a population of 21,262 people. This is an increase of 15.92% since the last Census (which gave a population of 18,342 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Jerome represented 1.42% of the total population of Idaho, making it the state's 18th most populous county (out of 44 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201022,374+21.98%+5.23% since 2009
200921,262+15.92%+3.26% since 2008
200820,590+12.26%+2.89% since 2007
200018,342The Last Census

More information can be found on the Jerome County Census Page for Jerome County.


Below are some of the communities located in Jerome County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Jerome County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Jerome   9,5937,78023.3% increase  
Hazelton   77168712.23% increase  
Eden   4164111.22% increase  

Websites for Jerome County

Official Website:   www.jeromecounty.org/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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