Bannock County

Pocatello, ID: What you need to know

Set against a Rocky Mountain backdrop in eastern Idaho, the Bannock County seat of Pocatello beckons newcomers with its beautiful views, outdoor adventure and rich educational and business opportunities. While the gold rush and railroad drew people here in the mid-19th century, a convenient location, easy transportation routes, Idaho State University and an excellent quality of life are today's newcomer magnets.


Pocatello, ID City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 54,549
Median Age 31
Median Household Income $40,269
Median Home Price $133,700
Walkscore 37

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Pocatello, ID Demographics

Median Population in Pocatello, ID

Median Age 31%
Age 18 Over 74.4%
Age 21 Over 68.7%
Age 62 Over 13.9%
Age 65 Over 11%

Race in Pocatello, ID

  Ethnicity White 91.2%
  Ethnicity Black 1%
  Ethnicity Asian 1.6%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 8.5%
  Ethnicity Indian 1.7%
  Ethnicity Other 1.2%

Population By Gender in Pocatello, ID

  Male 49.2%
  Female 50.8%

Language in Pocatello, ID

  English Only 90.9%
  English Other 9.1%

Economics in Pocatello, ID

  Median Household Income $40,269
  Median Home Price $133,700
  Homes Owned 38.7%
  Homes Rent 61.3%
  Median Property Rent $616

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Commute Types in Pocatello, ID

  Walked 5.2%
  Worked at Home 3.2%
  Public Transportation 1.9%
  Other Means 2.8%
  Drove Alone 76.4%
  Carpooled 10.5%

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