Gooding, Idaho is a city of almost 3,500 residents located a 41 minute drive to the north of Twin Falls, Idaho and an hour and 34 minute drive to the south of Boise, Idaho. The entire county of Gooding has a population of over 15,000 residents and the city of Gooding is the county seat. Many Gooding County residents choose a rural lifestyle, with over half of the county residents living outside of city borders.
The dairies in Gooding County are major employers and an important part of the economy. Other major employers in the county include Clear Springs Food, D&D Transportation, Glanbia, Gooding City, Gooding County, Local School Districts, Helena Chemical Company, Idaho State School for the Deaf and Blind, Magic Valley Growers and North Canyon Medical Center.