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Population in 2013: 11,854 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.8%
 
Males: 6,006  (50.7%)
Females: 5,848  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  32.6 years
Idaho median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 83221.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,918 (it was $33,004 in 2000)
Blackfoot:

$39,918
ID:

$46,783

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,766 (it was $15,529 in 2000)

Blackfoot city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $122,217 (it was $74,600 in 2000)
Blackfoot:

$122,217
ID:

$159,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $590.

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  • Races in Blackfoot, ID (2013)

    Blackfoot races chart
    • 9,28477.4%White alone
    • 2,06017.2%Hispanic
    • 2612.2%Two or more races
    • 2041.7%Asian alone
    • 1211.0%American Indian alone
    • 660.6%Black alone
    • 120.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Blackfoot detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Blackfoot: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (14.3%), United States (11.4%), German (10.8%), Irish (5.4%), Scottish (5.2%), Swedish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1907

Elevation: 4498 feet

Land area: 5.41 square miles.

Population density: 2,192 people per square mile   (low).

Blackfoot,ID real estate house value index trend

Blackfoot, Idaho map

For population 25 years and over in Blackfoot:

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Blackfoot city:

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 53.9%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

592 residents are foreign born (5.1% Latin America).

This city:

5.7%
Idaho:

5.0%



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists there were 61 registered sex offenders living in Blackfoot, Idaho as of July 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Blackfoot to the number of sex offenders is 194 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,431 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,262 (1.1%)

Blackfoot satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pocatello, ID (22.4 miles , pop. 51,466).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (444.2 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (668.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Groveland, ID (1.6 miles ), Moreland, ID (2.4 miles ), Rockford, ID (3.1 miles ), Firth, ID (3.4 miles ), Basalt, ID (3.5 miles ), Fort Hall, ID (3.6 miles ), Shelley, ID (4.2 miles ), Tyhee, ID (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 35 buildings, average cost: $80,200
  • 1998: 46 buildings, average cost: $95,300
  • 1999: 51 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 2000: 24 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2001: 24 buildings, average cost: $97,800
  • 2002: 27 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2003: 26 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 2004: 49 buildings, average cost: $87,600
  • 2005: 45 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2006: 62 buildings, average cost: $125,200
  • 2007: 35 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 2008: 20 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 2009: 17 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $118,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.19 N, Longitude: 112.35 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Potato Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,845 (+15.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,522 (53.8%)

Area code: 208

Blackfoot household income distribution Blackfoot home values distribution

Crime rates in Blackfoot by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0100100010001
per 100,000 0.09.30.00.09.10.00.00.09.00.00.00.08.5
Rapes 443374711511976
per 100,000 37.637.027.927.663.736.063.2100.845.298.474.858.050.7
Robberies 2040521111031
per 100,000 18.80.037.20.045.518.09.09.29.08.90.024.98.5
Assaults 16191917312920152927191615
per 100,000 150.4176.0176.7156.6282.3261.0180.4137.4261.9241.6157.9132.6126.8
Burglaries 4547587992497239549110311783
per 100,000 423.1435.3539.5727.7837.7441.0649.6357.2487.7814.2856.1969.5701.8
Thefts 257372334370380367319338312337367277346
per 100,000 2,416.13,445.13,107.03,408.33,460.23,303.02,878.03,096.12,817.93,015.43,050.52,295.32,925.8
Auto thefts 211516222415191717981720
per 100,000 197.4138.9148.8202.7218.5135.0171.4155.7153.580.566.5140.9169.1
Arson 1020111331012
per 100,000 9.40.018.60.09.19.09.027.527.18.90.08.316.9
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 212.6268.7248.3262.7361.9266.1269.6278.3274.5320.9285.0257.0271.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Blackfoot detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 30 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
Idaho average:

1.68
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.0%
Idaho:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +689 (+7.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Blackfoot: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Blackfoot, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Blackfoot-area historical earthquake activity is near Idaho state average. It is 258% 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 127.1 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 95.3 miles away from Blackfoot 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 324.2 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 81.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 130.2 miles away from Blackfoot 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 75.5 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 Bingham County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blackfoot topographic map

Birthplace of: Jon Huntsman, Sr. - Billionaire, Davis Bitton - Mormon historian, F. Melvin Hammond - Politician, Larry Scott (bodybuilder) - Bodybuilder, Hugh Luby - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Blackfoot:

  • BINGHAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 98 POPLAR STREET)
  • BLACKFOOT MEDICAL CLINIC HOSPICE (625 WEST PACIFIC)
  • IDAHO DOCTORS HOSPITAL (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 350 NORTH MERIDIAN STREET)
  • IDAHO KIDNEY CENTER - BLACKFOOT (98 POPLAR)
  • SNAKE RIVER DIALYSIS CENTER (1491 PARKWAY DR)
  • BINGHAM MEMORIAL SKILLED NURSING AND REHABILITATION (98 POPLAR STREET)
  • SYRINGA CHALET NURSING FACILITY (PO BOX 400)

Airports located in Blackfoot:

College/University in Blackfoot:

  • College of Massage Therapy (Full-time enrollment: 40; Location: 98 Poplar Street; Public; Website: www.collegemassagetherapy.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blackfoot:

  • Idaho State University (about 23 miles; Pocatello, ID; Full-time enrollment: 10,350)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 52 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Utah State University (about 104 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 116 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 5,051)
  • Weber State University (about 140 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 169 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • University of Utah (about 170 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)

Public high schools in Blackfoot:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Blackfoot:

Private elementary/middle school in Blackfoot:

  • LILLIAN VALLELY SCHOOL (Students: 33; Location: 350 S 700 W; Grades: KG - 5)
See full list of schools located in Blackfoot, map of school districts: BLACKFOOT SCHOOL DISTRICT 55

Libraries in Blackfoot:

  • BLACKFOOT PUBLIC (Operating income: $383,230; Location: 129 N BROADWAY; 52,803 books; 2,104 audio materials; 2,545 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 51 state licensed databases; 122 print serial subscriptions)
  • SNAKE RIVER SCHOOL/COMMUNITY (Operating income: $237,466; Location: 924 W HWY 39; 84,209 books; 1,250 e-books; 5,739 audio materials; 5,386 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 51 state licensed databases; 84 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Blackfoot: Eastern State Fairgrounds (A), Blackfoot Fire Department Station 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Grove City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Jensens Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Blackfoot include: Jensen Grove Park (1), Airport Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Idaho Potato Expo (Museums; 130 Northwest Main Street), Blackfoot City - City Hall (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 157 North Broadway Street), Snake River School Community Ary (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 924 West Highway 39), Blkft MTR Sports (Tours & Charters; 324 South Maple Street).

Hotels: Best Western Blackfoot Inn (750 Jensen Grove Drive), Y Motel (1375 South Broadway Street), Sunset Motel (1019 West Bridge Street), Blackfoot Super 8 Motel (1279 Parkway Drive).

Bingham County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 206. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

206
U.S.:

74

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 25.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.35
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Blackfoot and their reported violations in the past:

BLACKFOOT CITY OF (Population served: 11,988, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-04-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-05-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-08-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-03-2012), St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from NOV-01-2012 to NOV-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2011)
THOMAS WARD LDS CHURCH (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-02-2012), St Public Notif requested (APR-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (5 times from FEB-25-2013 to MAY-06-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (5 times from FEB-25-2013 to MAY-13-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2011)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2011)
RIVERSIDE CHURCH (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-04-2013), St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-06-2014), St Public Notif requested (JAN-09-2014)
  • One minor monitoring violation
SPORTSMANS PARK BINGHAM COUNTY (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SIPHON AND PHILBIN LDS CHURCH (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
RIVERTON LDS CHURCH (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
GROVELAND WATER AND SEWER DIST (Population served: 196, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
COUNTRY HAVEN UTILITIES (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 minor monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Blackfoot that have no violations reported:

  • SNAKE RIVER LDS SEMINARY BLDG (Population served: 600, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TYHEE STAKE CENTER (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WAPELLO LDS CHURCH (Population served: 405, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • YELLOWSTONE LDS (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.6%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 59.6% for other race residents, 29.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Idaho:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.9%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Blackfoot in 2010:

  • 115 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 94 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 86 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Blackfoot in 2000:

  • 104 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 80 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 54 people in nursing homes
  • 49 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

Blackfoot, Idaho environmental map by EPA

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Blackfoot compared to Idaho state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Blackfoot (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Commerce: Blackfoot Branch at 624 Jensen Grove Drive, Blackfoot, Idaho, branch established on 1994/04/05. Info updated 2009/07/08: Bank assets: $832.9 mil, Deposits: $698.5 mil, headquarters in Ammon, ID, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 16 total offices
  • Zions First National Bank: Blackfoot Branch at 1350 Parkway Drive #1, branch established on 1998/01/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $17,531.3 mil, Deposits: $14,905.3 mil, headquarters in Salt Lake City, UT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 151 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Blackfoot Branch at 109 South Broadway, branch established on 1865/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Washington Federal: 715 W. Judicial Branch at 715 W. Judicial, branch established on 1916/01/01. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $13,653.0 mil, Deposits: $8,905.8 mil, headquarters in Seattle, WA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 174 total offices
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Blackfoot Branch at 9 South Ash Street, branch established on 1966/04/29. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • KeyBank National Association: Blackfoot Branch at 15 North Ash Street, branch established on 1934/01/17. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Blackfoot, Idaho:

  • Best Western Blackfoot Inn, 750 Jensen GRV Dr, Blackfoot, ID 83221 , Phone: (208) 785-4144, Fax: (208) 785-4304
  • Super 8 Motel, 1279 Pkwy, Blackfoot, ID 83221 , Phone: (208) 785-9333, Fax: (208) 785-3410
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Blackfoot, Idaho

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.7
Idaho average:

11.0

Blackfoot travel time to work - commute Blackfoot mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Blackfoot city (based on Bingham County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other27,10675
Catholic1,9925
Mainline Protestant1,1888
Evangelical Protestant75713
None14,564-
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: 6
Bingham County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Bingham County:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Bingham County:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Bingham County:

30.9%
Idaho:

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

18.0%
State:

11.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 5$18,764$45,0347$5,207
Judicial and Legal 1$7,116$85,3920$0
Police Protection - Officers 28$111,829$47,9270$0
Police - Other 2$5,646$33,8764$2,471
Firefighters 25$102,200$49,0560$0
Fire - Other 1$2,582$30,9840$0
Streets and Highways 8$27,097$40,6460$0
Solid Waste Management 4$11,147$33,4410$0
Sewerage 13$38,107$35,1760$0
Parks and Recreation 8$24,542$36,81341$16,240
Water Supply 7$23,371$40,0651$1,937
Local Libraries 2$8,223$49,3388$5,402
Other and Unallocable 1$3,423$41,0762$941
Totals for Government 105$384,047$43,89163$32,198

Blackfoot government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $749,000 ($63.19)
    Sewerage: $445,000 ($37.54)
    Air Transportation: $261,000 ($22.02)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,408,000 ($118.78)
    Sewerage: $1,308,000 ($110.34)
    Water Utilities: $902,000 ($76.09)
    Fire Protection: $879,000 ($74.15)
    Health Services - Other: $591,000 ($49.86)
    Parks & Recreation: $557,000 ($46.99)
    Regular Highways: $539,000 ($45.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $501,000 ($42.26)
    Central Staff Services: $425,000 ($35.85)
    Libraries: $342,000 ($28.85)
    Housing & Community Development: $236,000 ($19.91)
    General - Other: $220,000 ($18.56)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $74,000 ($6.24)
    Financial Administration: $54,000 ($4.56)
    General Public Buildings: $35,000 ($2.95)
    Air Transportation: $14,000 ($1.18)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $194,000 ($16.37)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $143,000 ($12.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $75,000 ($6.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $53,000 ($4.47)
    Fire Protection: $37,000 ($3.12)
    Sewerage: $32,000 ($2.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000 ($2.02)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($1.43)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($0.25)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,591,000 ($302.94)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $17,000 ($1.43)

Blackfoot government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $13,000 ($1.10)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,707,000 ($144.00)
    All Other: $813,000 ($68.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $759,000 ($64.03)
    Parks & Recreation: $318,000 ($26.83)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $420,000 ($35.43)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $617,000 ($52.05)
    Health & Hospitals: $352,000 ($29.69)
    Highways: $50,000 ($4.22)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $115,000 ($9.70)
    Interest Earnings: $99,000 ($8.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,146,000 ($96.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $508,000 ($42.85)
    All Other: $492,000 ($41.50)
    General Support: $434,000 ($36.61)
  • Tax - Property: $2,809,000 ($236.97)
    Other Selective Sales: $285,000 ($24.04)
    Public Utilities: $98,000 ($8.27)
    NEC: $77,000 ($6.50)

Blackfoot government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $400,000 ($33.74)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,285,000 ($277.12)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $3,144,000 ($265.23)
    Water Utilities: $306,000 ($25.81)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $141,000 ($11.89)
    Water Utilities: $94,000 ($7.93)

Blackfoot government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $248,000 ($20.92)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,776,000 ($149.82)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $315,000 ($26.57)

6.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,266 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
Idaho average:

7.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bonneville County, ID  1.38% ($30,615 average AGI)
from Bannock County, ID  1.10% ($24,896)
from Madison County, ID  0.30% ($20,689)


6.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,472 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Idaho average:

7.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bonneville County, ID  1.65% ($34,329 average AGI)
to Bannock County, ID  1.18% ($22,768)
to Ada County, ID  0.23% ($21,486)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blackfoot:

  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBLI (1620 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSEI (930 AM; 5 kW; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KID (590 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUPI (980 AM; 5 kW; AMMON, ID; Owner: RAY GROTH OIL COMPANY, INC.)
  • KZNI (1260 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID)
  • KOUU (1290 AM; 1 kW; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: IDAHO WIRELESS CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • KWIK (1240 AM; 1 kW; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRTK (1490 AM; 1 kW; CHUBBUCK, ID; Owner: BROKEN CHAINS INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blackfoot:

  • KLLP (98.5 FM; CHUBBUCK, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K299AH (107.7 FM; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KISU-FM (91.1 FM; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KCVI (101.5 FM; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLCE (97.3 FM; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KID-FM (96.1 FM; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPLV (105.5 FM; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KBJX (107.9 FM; SHELLEY, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP)
  • KMGI (102.5 FM; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KPKY (94.9 FM; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZBQ (93.7 FM; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: IDAHO WIRELESS CORPORATION)
  • K249CM (97.7 FM; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K266AF (101.1 FM; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KQEO (107.1 FM; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: SAND HILL MEDIA CORP.)
  • K275AB (102.9 FM; FREEDOM, WY; Owner: LOWER STAR VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION)
  • KORR (104.1 FM; AMERICAN FALLS, ID; Owner: IDAHO WIRELESS CORPORATION)
  • K209BO (89.7 FM; TETONIA, ID; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KFTZ (103.3 FM; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KUPI-FM (99.1 FM; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: RAY GROTH OIL COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Blackfoot:

  • K13VI (Channel 13; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: OREGON TRAIL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • K12OE (Channel 12; FIRTH & BASALT, ID; Owner: OREGON TRAIL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Blackfoot fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 147m482ftTotal length
  • $22,142,000Total costs
  • 131,750Total average daily traffic
  • 12,730Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21930-1939
  • 91960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Blackfoot, ID
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Blackfoot)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 91 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Blackfoot, ID)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 87 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blackfoot)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Blackfoot)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 67 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 83
  • Hazardous Condition: 17
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Blackfoot

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Blackfoot, ID
Most common first names in Blackfoot, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9174.1 years
Mary7877.6 years
George6676.4 years
James6672.4 years
Robert5969.4 years
William5976.9 years
Charles4078.0 years
Frank3476.9 years
Helen3277.5 years
Thomas3271.7 years
Most common last names in Blackfoot, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson5075.8 years
Johnson4876.7 years
Jones4776.1 years
Jensen4476.1 years
Christensen4280.1 years
Smith4078.7 years
Hansen3977.2 years
Williams3176.3 years
Clark3176.1 years
Thompson2874.7 years
Businesses in Blackfoot, ID
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Curves1Super 81
FedEx2T-Mobile2
Ford1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Jones New York1UPS4
Kincaid1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1

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