Arbon, Idaho

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Population in July 2007: 177.
Males: 98  (55.5%)
Females: 79  (44.5%)
Median resident age:

36.8 years
Idaho median age:

33.2 years

Zip code: 83212

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,288 (it was $31,563 in 2000)
Arbon:

$52,288
ID:

$60,999

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,865 (it was $13,529 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $210,451 (it was $95,000 in 2000)
Arbon:

$210,451
ID:

$255,200
March 2019 cost of living index in Arbon: 93.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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  • Races in Arbon, ID (2000)
    • 17198.8%White alone
    • 10.6%Other race alone
    • 10.6%Two or more races
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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5165 feet

Land area: 239.7 square miles.

Population density: 0.7 people per square mile   (very low).

Arbon, Idaho map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Arbon CCD:

0.5% ($500)
Idaho:

1.0% ($1,007)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pocatello, ID (17.1 miles , pop. 51,466).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (433.8 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (630.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

McCammon, ID (4.0 miles ),
Pocatello, ID (4.1 miles ),
Inkom, ID (4.2 miles ),
Arimo, ID (4.2 miles ),
Arbon Valley, ID (4.3 miles ),
Rockland, ID (4.4 miles ),
South Bannock, ID (4.4 miles ),
Chubbuck, ID (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 42.63 N, Longitude: 112.51 W

Area code: 208

Distribution of median household income in Arbon, ID in 2019
Arbon satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.5%
Idaho:

4.8%
Most common industries in Arbon, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (43.3%)
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Public administration (8.7%)
  • U. S. Postal service (4.8%)
  • Construction (3.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (57.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.1%)
  • Public administration (12.7%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Book stores & news dealers (4.2%)
  • Truck transportation (2.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (2.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (36.4%)
  • U. S. Postal service (15.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.1%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (9.1%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Social assistance (6.1%)
Most common occupations in Arbon, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (32.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.6%)
  • Cashiers (9.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Bus drivers (4.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (45.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (12.7%)
  • Cashiers (9.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (15.2%)
  • Bus drivers (15.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (9.1%)
  • Cashiers (9.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (6.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.1%)

Average climate in Arbon, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.4. This is about average.

City:

68.4
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 22.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.16. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.16
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Arbon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Idaho state average. It is 1940% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 162.9 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 119.1 miles away from Arbon center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 297.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 43.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi) earthquake occurred 182.0 miles away from Arbon center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 79.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Power County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Arbon:

  • BELMONT CARE CENTER CRESTVIEW (Hospital, about 15 miles away; POCATELLO, ID)
  • SOUTH BANNOCK GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 15 miles away; POCATELLO, ID)

Amtrak station near Arbon:

  • 16 miles: POCATELLO (GREYHOUND STA., 215 W. BONNEVILLE ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Arbon:

  • Idaho State University (about 17 miles; Pocatello, ID; Full-time enrollment: 10,350)
  • Utah State University (about 72 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 90 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 100 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 5,051)
  • Weber State University (about 104 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 133 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • University of Utah (about 134 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)

Public elementary/middle school in Arbon:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Elkhead Ranch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Upper Stump Canyon Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Knox Creek (A), Short Creek (B), Little Midnight Creek (C), Clifton Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Power County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Idaho:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

76.0%
Whole state:

69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

0.0%
Whole state:

6.3%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

15.1%
Whole state:

11.8%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

8.6%
Whole state:

4.6%

For population 15 years and over in Arbon:

Marital status in Arbon, ID
  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 62.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

For population 25 years and over in Arbon:

  • High school or higher: 96.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.9
Idaho average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Arbon, ID (based on Power County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other3,0669
Catholic2,0722
Mainline Protestant6813
Evangelical Protestant5087
None1,490-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Power County:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Power County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Power County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

9.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.3%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Power County:

28.8%
Idaho:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.2%
State:

11.7%

Strongest AM radio stations in Arbon:

  • KSEI (930 AM; 5 kW; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBLI (1620 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBRV (790 AM; 5 kW; SODA SPRINGS, ID; Owner: CARIBOU BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KWIK (1240 AM; 1 kW; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSOS (800 AM; 10 kW; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRTK (1490 AM; 1 kW; CHUBBUCK, ID; Owner: BROKEN CHAINS INC.)
  • KID (590 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOUU (1290 AM; 1 kW; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: IDAHO WIRELESS CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Arbon:

  • K299AH (107.7 FM; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KISU-FM (91.1 FM; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KMGI (102.5 FM; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KORR (104.1 FM; AMERICAN FALLS, ID; Owner: IDAHO WIRELESS CORPORATION)
  • KZBQ (93.7 FM; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: IDAHO WIRELESS CORPORATION)
  • KPKY (94.9 FM; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLLP (98.5 FM; CHUBBUCK, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K249CM (97.7 FM; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K266AF (101.1 FM; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCIR (90.7 FM; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORP)
  • KBSY (88.5 FM; BURLEY, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KKMV (92.5 FM; RUPERT, ID; Owner: TRI-MARKET RADIO BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KZDX (99.9 FM; BURLEY, ID; Owner: KART & EAGLE ROCK B/C INC,TENANTS)
  • KRAR (106.9 FM; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KJQN (100.7 FM; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Arbon:

  • K59BV (Channel 59; LAVA HOT SPRINGS, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • KPVI (Channel 6; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: OREGON TRAIL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFXP (Channel 31; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: COMPASS COMMUNICATION OF IDAHO, INC.)
  • K12OA (Channel 12; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: OREGON TRAIL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Hwy 68 10 Mi S Pauline (Lat: 42.427694 Lon: -112.556361), Call Sign: KNHP588,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.005 MHz, Grant Date: 08/03/2013, Expiration Date: 10/06/2023, Registrant: Ward & Sons Company Inc., 5336 Arbon Valley Hwy, Arbon, ID 83212, Phone: (208) 335-2263, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Arbon, ID
  • 26.3%Wood
  • 24.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 22.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.5%Electricity
  • 8.8%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Arbon, ID
  • 54.5%Utility gas
  • 27.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Arbon compared to Idaho state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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