With in the town Carey you will find the Blaine County Fairgrounds. It is a community whose livelihood is agriculture. Carey was originally founded in 1883 led by Cyrus Joseph Stanford and called “Maryville”. In 1884 the city was renamed Carey upon the arrival of Stanford’s younger brother Thomas C. Stanford. With a population of 538 the town serves as the commercial center for the Little Wood Valley.
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83320 Carey Idaho Homes and Lifestyle
Age of Homes
The median age of a home for sale in Carey, Idaho is approximately 31.8 years. Carey experienced a boom in house construction during the decade between 1970 and 1979. Although Carey has recently experienced growth fewer houses were built after 2005.
The estimated median value of a home in Carey is $217,020. The estimated median household income is $57,557 with a cost of living index of 86.9, slightly lower than the national average of 100.
Carey School is part of the Blaine County School District and provides quality education for grades K-12. They hold to a belief in leadership that requires teachers and students to work together in an environment of compassion and responsibility.
Not to far from Idaho homes on Carey you can find Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve. A destination rich in geological and Native American history. It is a Holocene-aged basaltic lava field that encompasses six-hundred and eighteen square miles.
In 1949 the Idaho Fish and Game Department purchased Carey Lake which provides ample opportunities for boating and lake fishing.
Fish Creek Reservoir is suitable for small watercraft and is stocked with trout by the Idaho Fish and Game Department. There is no fee for those wishing to camp along the north shore. Hunters also have the opportunity to hunt for mule deer and pronghorn antelope.
One can get a sense of history by paying a visit to Goodale’s Cutoff. The Idaho Historical Society erected a marker explaining the significance. In 1864 J.C. Merrill noted that “at one place we were obliged to drive over a huge rock just a little wider than the wagon. Had we gone a foot to the right or to the left, the wagon would have rolled over.”
The Little Wood Reservoir was formed by the Little Wood Dam and offers anglers the opportunity to fish for rainbow, cutthroat, and brook trout.
The Jevine Ranch provides educational opportunities through hands-on experience. Recreational opportunities abound with camping, swimming, backpacking, rock-climbing and river-rafting.
Neighborhoods and Parks
Carey, Idaho Real Estate Investors will discover parks and places for leisure activities are always close by and the Blaine County Recreation District offers plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities from hiking and biking to skiing and snowshoeing.
Groceries and picnic supplies can be bought at Ellsworth Mineral Water Co or Lava Lake Land & Livestock. The Sport Shop offers sporting goods and Hannah Hill Inc. is the local retail store.
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Listing information last updated on August 4th, 2021 at 4:31pm MDT.