Idaho Falls, ID

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2021 Population
64,399
3.18% 1-year growth
US Senator
N/AMike Crapo
Republican Party
US Senator
N/AJim Risch
Republican Party
2021 Median Age
33.6
0.599% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
12.6%
0.492% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$57,412
1.45% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$204,600
13.9% 1-year growth
2021 Employed Population
29,914
3.71% 1-year growth

About

In 2021, Idaho Falls, ID had a population of 64.4k people with a median age of 33.6 and a median household income of $57,412. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Idaho Falls, ID grew from 62,417 to 64,399, a 3.18% increase and its median household income grew from $56,590 to $57,412, a 1.45% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Idaho Falls, ID are White (Non-Hispanic) (77%), White (Hispanic) (8.02%), Other (Hispanic) (6.69%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.06%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.39%).

None of the households in Idaho Falls, ID reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.2% of the residents in Idaho Falls, ID are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Idaho Falls, ID are College of Eastern Idaho (348 degrees awarded in 2021), Austin Kade Academy (83 degrees), and Provo College-Idaho Falls Campus (4 degrees).

In 2021, the median property value in Idaho Falls, ID was $204,600, and the homeownership rate was 62.1%.

Most people in Idaho Falls, ID drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Idaho Falls, ID was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Idaho Falls, ID is home to a population of 64.4k people, from which 97.2% are citizens. As of 2021, 5.09% of Idaho Falls, ID residents were born outside of the country (3.28k people).

In 2021, there were 9.61 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (49.6k people) in Idaho Falls, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.16k White (Hispanic) and 4.31k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.2%
2021 Citizenship
96.8%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 97.2% of Idaho Falls, ID residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Idaho Falls, ID was 96.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Idaho Falls, ID
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    49.6k ± 737
  2. White (Hispanic)
    5.16k ± 934
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    4.31k ± 953
17.5%
Hispanic Population
11.3k people

In 2021, there were 9.61 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (49.6k people) in Idaho Falls, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.16k White (Hispanic) and 4.31k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

17.5% of the people in Idaho Falls, ID are hispanic (11.3k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Idaho Falls, ID as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    52,075 ± 5,521 people
  2. Canada
    5,748 ± 1,858 people
  3. Philippines
    2,859 ± 1,312 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Idaho was Mexico, the natal country of 52,075 Idaho residents, followed by Canada with 5,748 and Philippines with 2,859.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.09%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.28k people
5.49%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
3.42k people

As of 2021, 5.09% of Idaho Falls, ID residents (3.28k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Idaho Falls, ID was 5.49%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,108 ± 220
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    520 ± 157
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    488 ± 160

Idaho Falls, ID has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.13 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Idaho Falls, ID employs 29.9k people. The largest industries in Idaho Falls, ID are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,956 people), Retail Trade (3,934 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,949 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($83,640), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($81,042), and Utilities ($71,532).

Males in Idaho have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,522. The income inequality in Idaho (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

29.9k
2021 Value
± 1,290
3.71%
1 Year growth
± 5.87%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Idaho Falls, ID grew at a rate of 3.71%, from 28.8k employees to 29.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Idaho Falls, ID, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,877 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,951 people), and Management Occupations (2,545 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Idaho Falls, ID.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

29.9k
2021 Value
± 1,290
3.71%
1 Year growth
± 5.87%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Idaho Falls, ID grew at a rate of 3.71%, from 28.8k employees to 29.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Idaho Falls, ID, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,956 people), Retail Trade (3,934 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,949 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Idaho Falls, ID, though some of these residents may live in Idaho Falls, ID and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$39,558
Median earning men ± $2,244
$24,262
Median earning women ± $1,342

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($85,463), Public Administration ($63,173), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,007).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,184), Public Administration ($42,700), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($38,293).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Idaho.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Idaho to other states, or from other states to Idaho.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $11.8B
  2. $7.02B
  3. $6.98B

In 2020, the top outbound Idaho product (by dollars) was Other foodstuffs with $11.8B, followed by Electronics ($7.02B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($6.98B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Idaho products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$70.7B
2020 Value in Idaho
$123B
Projected 2050 Value in Idaho
74.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Idaho trade was $70.7B. This is expected to increase 74.6% to $123B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Idaho trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Idaho to other states, or from other states to Idaho.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $7.02B
  2. $4.21B
  3. $3.18B

In 2020, the top outbound Idaho domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Washington with $7.02B, followed by California with $4.21B and Utah and $3.18B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Idaho shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Mike Crapo and Jim Risch are the senators currently representing the state of Idaho. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Idaho is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Idaho

N/AMike Crapo
Senator from Idaho3
Assumed office on January 3, 1999
N/AJim Risch
Senator from Idaho2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009

Mike Crapo and Jim Risch are the senators currently representing Idaho.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Idaho over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Idaho

Idaho is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Idaho have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2021, universities in Idaho Falls, ID awarded 435 degrees. The student population of Idaho Falls, ID in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 812 male students and 1,568 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Idaho Falls, ID are White (341 and 78.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (64 and 14.7%), Asian (7 and 1.61%), and Unknown (6 and 1.38%).

The largest universities in Idaho Falls, ID by number of degrees awarded are College of Eastern Idaho (348 and 80%), Austin Kade Academy (83 and 19.1%), and Provo College-Idaho Falls Campus (4 and 0.92%).

The most popular majors in Idaho Falls, ID are Liberal Arts & Sciences (98 and 22.5%), Registered Nursing (66 and 15.2%), and Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (48 and 11%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2021 there were 2,380 students enrolled in Idaho Falls, ID, 34.1% men and 65.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,689 records, of which 66.7% were women and 33.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 66 degrees awarded
  2. 10 degrees awarded
  3. 98 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Idaho Falls, ID was Registered Nursing with 66 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Idaho Falls, ID according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 348 degrees awarded
  2. 83 degrees awarded
  3. 4 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was College of Eastern Idaho with 348 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2021, 125 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Idaho Falls, ID, which is 0.403 times less than the 310 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 341 degrees mean that there were 5.33 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 64 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($17,112) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Public, 2-year ($30) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Public, 2-year ($1,451) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 0.578% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.608% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (382k), Some college (363k), and Bachelors Degree (242k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Idaho Falls, ID was $204,600 in 2021, which is 0.835 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $179,600 to $204,600, a 13.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Idaho Falls, ID is 62.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Idaho Falls, ID have an average commute time of 17.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Idaho Falls, ID is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Idaho Falls, ID is $57,412. In 2021, the place with the highest median household income in Idaho Falls, ID was Census Tract 9704.01 with a value of $100,913, followed by Census Tract 9706.03 and Census Tract 9709, with respective values of $71,667 and $71,538.

Property

$204,600
Median Property Value 2021
±$9,150
$14,823
Median Property Taxes
±$779

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Idaho Falls, ID the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Idaho Falls, ID compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

62.1%
Homeownership
2021
68.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 62.1% of the housing units in Idaho Falls, ID were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 61.5%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Idaho Falls, ID compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9704.01
  2. Census Tract 9706.03
  3. Census Tract 9709

In 2021, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Idaho Falls, ID was Census Tract 9704.01 with a value of $100,913, followed by Census Tract 9706.03 and Census Tract 9709, with respective values of $71,667 and $71,538.

The following map shows all of the places in Idaho Falls, ID colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$57,412
Median Household Income
± $3,084
23.9k
Number of Households
± 1,108

In 2021, the median household income of the 23.9k households in Idaho Falls, ID grew to $57,412 from the previous year's value of $56,590.

The following chart displays the households in Idaho Falls, ID distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Idaho Falls, ID is from Idaho.
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Idaho
0.469
2020 Wage GINI in Idaho

In 2021, the income inequality in Idaho was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.89% growth from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Idaho was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Idaho in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Idaho across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (77.9%)
  2. Carpooled (9.69%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.88%)

In 2021, 77.9% of workers in Idaho Falls, ID drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.69%) and those who worked at home (6.88%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

17.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Idaho Falls, ID have a shorter commute time (17.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 0.999% of the workforce in Idaho Falls, ID have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Idaho Falls, ID distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Idaho Falls, ID have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Idaho Falls, ID (7.98k out of 63.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Idaho Falls, ID is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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90.3% of the population of Idaho Falls, ID has health coverage, with 45.8% on employee plans, 17.8% on Medicaid, 9.9% on Medicare, 16% on non-group plans, and 0.794% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Bonneville County, ID see 2588 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.347% decrease from the previous year (2597 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1174 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 316 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,588 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Bonneville County, ID

Primary care physicians in Bonneville County, ID see an average of 2,588 patients per year. This represents a 0.347% decrease from the previous year (2,597 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Bonneville County, ID in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 29.9% under 18 years, 22% between 18 and 34 years, 34.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48% were men and 52% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

9.74%
Uninsured
45.8%
Employer Coverage
17.8%
Medicaid
9.9%
Medicare
16%
Non-Group
0.794%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Idaho Falls, ID grew by 5.18% from 9.26% to 9.74%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Idaho Falls, ID changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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