Rupert, Idaho

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Population in 2019: 5,893 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.4%
 
Males: 3,091  (52.5%)
Females: 2,802  (47.5%)
Median resident age:

30.9 years
Idaho median age:

36.9 years

Zip codes: 83350.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $44,089 (it was $25,105 in 2000)
Rupert:

$44,089
ID:

$60,999

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $18,349 (it was $12,253 in 2000)

Rupert city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $135,834 (it was $58,500 in 2000)
Rupert:

$135,834
ID:

$255,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $119,605; detached houses: $123,315; mobile homes: $39,681

Median gross rent in 2019: $666.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rupert: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 26.4%
(16.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 38.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.3% for other race residents, 57.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Rupert, ID (2019)
    • 3,16252.4%White alone
    • 2,80146.5%Hispanic
    • 681.1%Two or more races
    • 440.7%American Indian alone
    • 20.03%Black alone

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



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists, there were 35 registered sex offenders living in Rupert, Idaho as of September 25, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rupert is 168 to 1.


Crime rates in Rupert by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(38.8)
3
(59.9)
3
(59.7)
1
(19.4)
4
(71.2)
4
(71.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(53.3)
4
(70.1)
2
(34.9)
2
(34.2)
4
(68.4)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(58.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(35.6)
1
(18.2)
1
(17.8)
2
(35.1)
1
(17.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.1)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
15
(290.8)
9
(179.6)
13
(258.7)
11
(212.9)
7
(124.7)
1
(17.8)
10
(181.8)
15
(266.3)
8
(140.2)
10
(174.3)
11
(188.1)
10
(171.1)
4
(69.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
11
(205.1)
16
(310.2)
17
(339.3)
18
(358.2)
20
(387.1)
23
(409.6)
23
(409.5)
31
(563.6)
65
(1,154)
25
(438.2)
10
(174.3)
19
(324.8)
28
(479.0)
19
(328.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
55
(1,026)
73
(1,415)
76
(1,517)
109
(2,169)
88
(1,703)
90
(1,603)
79
(1,407)
102
(1,855)
77
(1,367)
51
(894.0)
47
(819.4)
70
(1,197)
64
(1,095)
51
(880.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(55.9)
8
(155.1)
5
(99.8)
9
(179.1)
3
(58.1)
4
(71.2)
6
(106.8)
3
(54.5)
1
(17.8)
6
(105.2)
2
(34.9)
4
(68.4)
4
(68.4)
1
(17.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.2)
0
(0.0)
4
(70.1)
1
(17.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index59.9179.9176.2225.7175.4180.4164.7159.8238.1169.5150.6141.0176.973.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Rupert, ID

Crime rate in Rupert detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Idaho average:

1.62
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Ancestries: American (12.5%), English (7.7%), German (4.5%), European (3.4%), Irish (1.9%), Danish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 04/12/1906

Elevation: 4158 feet

Land area: 2.03 square miles.

Population density: 2,902 people per square mile   (average).

Rupert, Idaho map

871 residents are foreign born (14.2% Latin America).

This city:

14.4%
Idaho:

6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $994 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $784 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pocatello, ID (64.8 miles , pop. 51,466).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (451.9 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (634.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Acequia, ID (2.3 miles),
Paul, ID (2.4 miles ),
Heyburn, ID (2.5 miles ),
Declo, ID (2.7 miles ),
Burley, ID (2.9 miles ),
Minidoka, ID (3.6 miles),
Albion, ID (3.9 miles ),
Hazelton, ID (4.9 miles )

Latitude: 42.62 N, Longitude: 113.67 W

Area code: 208

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

3.6%
Idaho:

4.8%
Historical population in Rupert, ID
Historical housing units in Rupert, ID
Most common industries in Rupert, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (14.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (20.1%)
  • Food (16.6%)
  • Construction (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (5.4%)
  • Truck transportation (4.6%)
  • Educational services (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (14.4%)
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Food (12.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.9%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Rupert, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (13.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.2%)

Average climate in Rupert, Idaho

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Earthquake activity:

Rupert-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Idaho state average. It is 2119% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 101.1 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 202.5 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 246.3 miles away from Rupert 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 74.3 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 146.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 327.0 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 Minidoka County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rupert topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Rupert:

  • MINIDOKA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 1224 EIGHTH STREET)
  • MINIDOKA HOME HEALTH AGENCY (1224 8TH STREET)
  • COUNTRYSIDE CARE AND REHABILITATION (1224 8TH STREET)

Heliports located in Rupert:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rupert:

  • College of Southern Idaho (about 41 miles; Twin Falls, ID; Full-time enrollment: 5,051)
  • Idaho State University (about 66 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • Utah State University (about 114 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 127 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Weber State University (about 133 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • Boise State University (about 145 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 16,774)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 158 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)

Public high schools in Rupert:

Public elementary/middle schools in Rupert:

Private elementary/middle school in Rupert:

  • ST NICHOLAS SCHOOL (Students: 105, Location: 806 F ST, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Rupert

Library in Rupert:

  • DEMARY MEMORIAL (Operating income: $120,171; Location: 417 7TH ST; 33,059 books; 477 audio materials; 1,279 video materials; 51 state licensed databases; 32 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Rupert City Fire and Rescue Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Rupert: Neptune Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Renaissance Arts CNTR Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 604 Fremont Street).

Hotels: Tops Motel (310 South 310 West), Flamingo Lodge Motel (402 East 8th Street), Uptown Motel (102 Oneida Street).

Courts: Minidoka County - Juvenile Court (711 G Street), Minidoka County - Magistrate Court Larry R Duff (711 G Street).

Birthplace of: Kyacey Uscola - Martial artist, Boyd Coddington - Hot rod designer.

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

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

JBS COUNTRY COURT (Address: 377 S 200 W , Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-25-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-25-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-25-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-25-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-24-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
IDAHO YOUTH RANCH IDHW (Population served: 62, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-07-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2006)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
RUPERT ELKS LODGE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-05-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2011)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In OCT-17-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2011), St Public Notif requested (JAN-07-2011), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAR-20-2012 to APR-17-2012)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In OCT-17-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAR-20-2012 to APR-17-2012)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In OCT-17-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAR-20-2012 to APR-17-2012)
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

  • PAUL HOUSING AUTHORITY (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USBR MINIDOKA POWER FB (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SKYLINE BAR (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Idaho:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.0%
Whole state:

69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.4%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Rupert in 2010:

  • 51 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
55 people in nursing homes in 2000
22 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Rupert (2011 data):

  • First Federal Savings Bank of Twin Falls: Rupert Branch at 701 7th Street, branch established on 1979/10/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $472.3 mil, Deposits: $397.3 mil, headquarters in Twin Falls, ID, positive income, 10 total offices
  • D. L. Evans Bank: Rupert Branch at 418 South Oneida, branch established on 1989/12/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $970.5 mil, Deposits: $786.9 mil, headquarters in Burley, ID, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: D. L. Evans Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Rupert Branch at 602 East Street, branch established on 1961/03/03. 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
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Rupert Branch at 612 Fifth Street, branch established on 1867/03/10. 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

For population 15 years and over in Rupert:

Marital status in Rupert, ID
  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 17.1%

For population 25 years and over in Rupert:

  • High school or higher: 77.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
Idaho average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Rupert
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rupert, ID (based on Minidoka County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other7,71420
Catholic4,1491
Evangelical Protestant2,23419
Mainline Protestant5233
None5,449-
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: 3
Minidoka County:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
This county:

7.56 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Minidoka County:

8.8%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Minidoka County:

29.9%
Idaho:

25.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rupert:

46.2%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Rupert:

43.4%
Idaho:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Idaho:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.3%
State:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.4%
Idaho:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Rupert:

32.8%
Idaho:

33.4%

General health condition:
This city:

52.9%
State:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.4%
State:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rupert, ID Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 16$55,482$41,6120$0
Sewerage 8$33,239$49,8590$0
Electric Power 8$58,338$87,5070$0
Solid Waste Management 7$23,746$40,7070$0
Other Government Administration 7$33,296$57,0795$4,841
Water Supply 5$21,657$51,9770$0
Streets and Highways 3$11,328$45,3120$0
Financial Administration 2$8,290$49,7400$0
Parks and Recreation 2$8,458$50,7480$0
Local Libraries 2$4,569$27,4148$4,658
Firefighters 1$5,262$63,14426$7,373
Other and Unallocable 1$3,600$43,2000$0
Police - Other 1$2,766$33,1922$1,822
Correction 0$0 1$253
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$983
Totals for Government 63$270,031$51,43443$19,930

Rupert government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $233,000 ($39.54)
    Sewerage: $113,000 ($19.18)
    Regular Highways: $111,000 ($18.84)
    Water Utilities: $97,000 ($16.46)
    General Public Buildings: $57,000 ($9.67)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,853,000 ($653.83)
    Central Staff Services: $1,205,000 ($204.48)
    Police Protection: $1,062,000 ($180.21)
    Sewerage: $1,011,000 ($171.56)
    Water Utilities: $647,000 ($109.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $575,000 ($97.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $420,000 ($71.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $186,000 ($31.56)
    Libraries: $180,000 ($30.54)
    General - Other: $178,000 ($30.21)
    General Public Buildings: $43,000 ($7.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $393,000 ($66.69)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $80,000 ($13.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $69,000 ($11.71)
    Police Protection: $52,000 ($8.82)
    Local Fire Protection: $34,000 ($5.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000 ($3.22)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($1.36)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($0.85)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,790,000 ($473.44)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $46,000 ($7.81)

Rupert government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,713,000 ($460.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $728,000 ($123.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $144,000 ($24.44)
    Other: $66,000 ($11.20)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $71,000 ($12.05)
    General Local Government Support: $27,000 ($4.58)
    Highways: $17,000 ($2.88)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $142,000 ($24.10)
    Rents: $78,000 ($13.24)
    Interest Earnings: $50,000 ($8.48)
    Donations From Private Sources: $16,000 ($2.72)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $5,420,000 ($919.74)
    Water Utilities: $1,067,000 ($181.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $436,000 ($73.99)
    Highways: $213,000 ($36.14)
    Other: $28,000 ($4.75)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($0.34)
  • Tax - Property: $894,000 ($151.71)
    Public Utilities Sales: $75,000 ($12.73)
    Other License: $8,000 ($1.36)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000 ($0.85)

Rupert government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,401,000 ($2274.05)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,361,000 ($2097.57)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,040,000 ($176.48)

Rupert government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,324,000 ($394.37)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,101,000 ($186.83)
Businesses in Rupert, ID
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1Vans1
La-Z-Boy1

Strongest AM radio stations in Rupert:

  • KFTA (970 AM; 3 kW; RUPERT, ID; Owner: TRI-MARKET RADIO BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KBAR (1230 AM; 1 kW; BURLEY, ID; Owner: KART & EAGLE ROCK B/C INC,TENANTS)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLIX (1310 AM; 5 kW; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KTFI (1270 AM; 5 kW; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSEI (930 AM; 5 kW; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KBLI (1620 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRXR (1480 AM; 5 kW; GOODING, ID; Owner: MARIA ELENA JUAREZ)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rupert:

  • KUMC-LP (93.3 FM; RUPERT, ID; Owner: RUPERT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH)
  • KCIR (90.7 FM; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORP)
  • 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)
  • KBSY (88.5 FM; BURLEY, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KISY (100.7 FM; GOODING, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KAWZ (89.9 FM; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS)
  • K299AH (107.7 FM; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • KEFX (88.9 FM; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KORR (104.1 FM; AMERICAN FALLS, ID; Owner: IDAHO WIRELESS CORPORATION)
  • KMVX (102.9 FM; JEROME, ID; Owner: KART BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rupert:

  • K02NO (Channel 2; RUPERT, ID; Owner: FALLS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K59BV (Channel 59; LAVA HOT SPRINGS, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K04NO (Channel 4; PAUL, ID; Owner: FALLS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K07UL (Channel 7; BURLEY, ID; Owner: FALLS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Rupert fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
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  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 272ft / 82.7mTotal length
  • $16,036,000Total costs
  • 63,860Total average daily traffic
  • 15,479Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Rupert, ID - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Rupert, ID
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rupert)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 138 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Rupert, ID)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rupert)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Rupert)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 75. The highest number of reported fires - 119 took place in 2007, and the least - 32 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Rupert, ID When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (63.5%), and Structure Fires (23.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Rupert, ID
    • 80963.5%Outside Fires
    • 30123.6%Structure Fires
    • 13010.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 342.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rupert, ID
Most common first names in Rupert, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6077.2 years
Mary6082.3 years
William5278.1 years
George4077.0 years
James3770.9 years
Charles3477.8 years
Robert3273.3 years
Joseph3080.1 years
Richard2272.0 years
Fred2079.0 years
Most common last names in Rupert, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3777.8 years
Smith2677.8 years
Miller2275.7 years
Anderson1776.3 years
Martinez1570.5 years
Jones1581.5 years
Clark1474.7 years
Schenk1382.5 years
Jensen1280.0 years
Hansen1272.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rupert, ID
  • 68.9%Electricity
  • 26.1%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rupert, ID
  • 70.7%Electricity
  • 28.6%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Rupert compared to Idaho state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Rupert on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time financial administration workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 5,000+)"
There are 14 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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