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There are 134 USDA backed residential loans in Gooding county with an average loan balance of $111,532. Over 83% of the loans helped first time home buyers. Borrowers were an average age of 39 years old. The typical appraised home value was around $112,022. On average the rural home size purchased with this loan was approximately 1,330 SqFt. Gooding county applies the standard USDA income limits to determine loan eligibility. For a household of upto 4 people the income limit is $90,300. For a household of between 5 and 8 people the income limit is increased to $119,200.

The size of Gooding County is roughly 1,902 square kilometers. There are no geographical USDA loan restrictions in this county. The influence score for Gooding County is 8. Look below for the interactive county level map illustration below for more details.


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Appleton   •   *Bliss   •   Fuller   •   *Gooding   •   *Hagerman   •   Tuttle   •   *Wendell

A USDA loan is a mortgage option available to eligible homebuyers that is sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture to promote homeownership in rural communities. USDA Loans, sometimes called "RD Loans," offer 100% financing options on eligible rural properties. USDAProperties can help you find USDA properties in Gooding County.

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Gooding County, Idaho
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Gooding County is located in the south-central region of the great state of Idaho. It was established on January 28, 1913, and named in honor of Frank R. Gooding, a prominent local businessman, senator, and the seventh Governor of Idaho. The county covers an area of approximately 734 square miles and has a diverse landscape that includes fertile farmlands as well as canyons and cliffs along the Snake River.

Gooding County's rich history dates back thousands of years, with Native American tribes such as the Shoshone and Bannock having established settlements in the area. European settlers, mainly trappers and traders, began arriving in the early 1800s. The region saw significant growth in the late 19th and early 20th century, primarily due to the arrival of the railroad and the expansion of the sheep and cattle industries.

One of the key towns in Gooding County is Gooding, which serves as the county seat. Other towns include Hagerman, Wendell, and Bliss. The county boasts several notable parks and protected areas, such as the Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument, which is home to over 200 different species of fossils the largest concentration of fossils in Hagerman are from the Hagerman Horse, an early ancestorse of the modern horse, and this is the reason why the area is often referred to as the "Valley of the Horses."

Fun fact: Gooding County is home to the Thousand Springs State Park, which is a picturesque natural area famous for its numerous natural springs emerging from the Snake River Canyon. This park is part of the larger Thousand Springs Scenic Byway, which crosses 67 miles through the region and offers breathtaking views of the valley, showcasing several of Idaho's most beautiful landscapes.


Featured Cities of Idaho
Bliss Hagerman
Featured Properties from USDA Loan Eligible Regions of Gooding County
1042 Main St
Gooding, ID

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W 6th Lot 11-12
Wendell, ID

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Tbd 1500 E Parcel 3
Gooding, ID

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