Idaho Falls, ID (population: 56,222) has one carpentry school within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Idaho State University has a total student population of 13,493. It is the 3704th highest ranked school in the USA and the 20th highest in the state of Idaho (#1 is University of Idaho).
Carpentry students from Idaho Falls schools who go on to become carpenters, construction managers, construction workers, construction engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 743,760 people working as carpenters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $43,640. Also, Construction laborers make on average $33,190 per year and there are about 856,440 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Idaho Falls area alone, there are 650 employed construction laborers earning an average salary of $28,910. Carpenters in this area earn $32,310/yr and there are 480 employed.
Idaho Falls lies in Bonneville county, which is one of the 33 counties in Idaho. Overall, the Idaho Falls area has 49,600 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 5% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,260 average annual salary. Thus, about 10 out of every 1000 jobs in Idaho Falls are held by carpenters, and 13/1000 are held by construction laborers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Idaho State University ends up costing a student $12,421/yr.