Caldwell, ID (population: 47,560) has twelve locksmith schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. Central Wyoming College, the highest ranked school in this group with a locksmith program, has a total student population of 2,404. It is the 3992nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 5th highest in the state of Wyoming (#1 is University of Wyoming).
Locksmith students from Caldwell schools who go on to become locksmiths, certified master locksmiths, road service locksmiths, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 16,910 people working as locksmiths and safe repairers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $37,550.
Caldwell lies in Canyon county, which is one of the 33 counties in Idaho. Overall, the Boise City-Nampa area has 264,010 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,600 average annual salary.
Of the 12 locksmith schools with a 500-mile radius of Caldwell, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Sacramento Valley Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,730/yr) for locksmith students, with Clackamas Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,722/yr.