Twin Falls, Idaho

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Population in 2013: 45,981 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +33.4%
Males: 22,847  (49.7%)
Females: 23,134  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  31.9 years
Idaho median age:  43.6 years

Zip codes: 83301.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,742 (it was $32,641 in 2000)
Twin Falls:

$39,742
ID:

$45,489
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,782 (it was $16,439 in 2000)

Twin Falls city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $133,931 (it was $90,800 in 2000)
Twin Falls:

$133,931
ID:

$154,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $146,507; Detached houses: $154,906; Townhouses or other attached units: $150,597; In 2-unit structures: $174,063; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $83,609; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $134,272; Mobile homes: $48,618; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $10,962

Median gross rent in 2012: $681.

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Twin Falls races chart
  • White alone - 35,939 (81.5%)
  • Hispanic - 6,324 (14.3%)
  • Asian alone - 767 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 714 (1.6%)
  • Black alone - 228 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 98 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 26 (0.06%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Twin Falls: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.2%), English (11.6%), Irish (10.0%), United States (6.2%), Dutch (3.2%), French (2.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1904

Elevation: 3729 feet

Land area: 12.0 square miles.

Population density: 3,829 people per square mile   (average).

Twin Falls,ID real estate house value index trend

Twin Falls, Idaho map

For population 25 years and over in Twin Falls:

  • High school or higher: 86.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Twin Falls city:

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 48.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

4,379 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe).

This city:  9.7%
Idaho:  5.9%



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists there were 156 registered sex offenders living in Twin Falls, Idaho as of March 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Twin Falls to the number of sex offenders is 289 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,188 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,138 (0.8%)

Twin Falls satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pocatello, ID (104.7 miles , pop. 51,466).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (442.3 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (623.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Kimberly, ID (2.3 miles ), Filer, ID (2.7 miles ), Hansen, ID (2.9 miles ), Jerome, ID (3.4 miles ), Eden, ID (3.7 miles ), Buhl, ID (3.9 miles ), Hollister, ID (4.0 miles ), Murtaugh, ID (4.0 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 177 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 1998: 196 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 1999: 176 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 2000: 168 buildings, average cost: $90,100
  • 2001: 238 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 2002: 347 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 2003: 401 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2004: 438 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 2005: 666 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2006: 550 buildings, average cost: $135,400
  • 2007: 260 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 2008: 195 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 2009: 189 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2010: 131 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 2011: 93 buildings, average cost: $155,100
  • 2012: 159 buildings, average cost: $144,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.56 N, Longitude: 114.46 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,925 (+13.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 16,365 (82.4%)

Area code: 208

Twin Falls household income distribution Twin Falls home values distribution

Crime rates in Twin Falls by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0100040410120
per 100,000 0.02.80.00.00.010.40.09.72.40.02.34.50.0
Rapes 13172015172022212624212020
per 100,000 36.648.356.041.345.451.855.550.961.355.748.344.844.6
Robberies 2125242019222014115131417
per 100,000 59.271.067.255.150.757.050.534.025.911.629.931.437.9
Assaults 12811914512412192891149912411084132
per 100,000 360.8338.2405.9341.6323.0238.4224.5276.5233.4287.7253.3188.3294.2
Burglaries 424457396505467368351290277230219225207
per 100,000 1195.21298.71108.51391.11246.5953.7885.5703.3653.0533.7504.2504.3461.4
Thefts 1,5181,5251,5981,8651,7191,4481,3671,1581,2121,1021,1071,1961,001
per 100,000 4279.24333.64473.15137.34588.23752.63448.52808.22857.32557.12548.72680.82231.1
Auto thefts 96117109119159152102747842485656
per 100,000 270.6332.5305.1327.8424.4393.9257.3179.5183.997.5110.5125.5124.8
Arson 2120115222213111412634
per 100,000 59.256.830.813.858.757.032.826.733.027.813.86.78.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 401.9430.7433.7454.0427.4381.2330.0306.2287.3257.0252.9248.3241.1

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

Crime rate in Twin Falls detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 96 (66 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Idaho average:

1.74

Twin Falls tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Idaho:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +6,265 (+22.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

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

Average climate in Twin Falls, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Twin Falls-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Idaho state average. It is 338% 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 110.0 miles away from the city 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 212.2 miles away from Twin Falls center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 235.9 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 108.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 297.0 miles away from Twin Falls center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 338.7 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 Twin Falls County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Twin Falls topographic map

Birthplace of: Mark Felt - Federal Bureau of Investigation agent and official, Leonard J. Arrington - Mormon historian, Bruce Bastian - Computer scientist, Charles T. McDowell - Soilder, Gary L. Bennett - Aerospace engineer, Grant Sawyer - Democratic Governor of Nevada, Jim Jones (jurist) - Politician, John Peavey - Politician, Lee Heider - Politician.

Hospitals in Twin Falls:

  • BITTERROOT HOME (1806 BITTERROOT DRIVE)
  • CAMPUS VIEW HOME (875 MONROE)
  • CANYON VIEW HOSPITAL (228 SHOUP AVENUE WEST)
  • CLEAR CREEK HOME (162 BLAKE STREET NORTH)
  • FIRST CHOICE HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (147 MAIN AVENUE EAST)
  • HILLCREST HOME (2115 HILLCREST DRIVE)
  • HOSPICE VISIONS, INC (209 SHOUP AVE WEST)
  • ST LUKE'S MAGIC VALLEY RMC (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 801 POLE LINE ROAD WEST)
  • ST LUKES MAGIC VALLEY RMC HOSPICE (708 SHOSONE ST EAST (PO BOX 409))
  • TWIN FALLS CLINIC AND HOSPITAL (666 SHOSHONE STREET EAST)

Airports and heliports located in Twin Falls:

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Colleges/Universities in Twin Falls:

  • College of Southern Idaho (Full-time enrollment: 5,051; Location: 315 Falls Ave.; Public; Website: www.csi.edu)
  • Master Educators Beauty School (FT enrollment: 57; Location: 1205 Filer Ave E; Private, for-profit; Website: www.mastereducatorsbeautyschool.com)
  • Joseph Charles Institute of Cosmetology (FT enrollment: 51; Location: 837 Ploe Line Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.josephcharlesbeauty.com)
  • D & L Academy of Hair Design (FT enrollment: 47; Location: 113 Main Ave E; Private, for-profit; Website: dlacademyid.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Twin Falls:

  • Idaho State University (about 106 miles; Pocatello, ID; Full-time enrollment: 10,350)
  • Boise State University (about 114 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 16,774)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 127 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 6,300)
  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 127 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,290)
  • Utah State University (about 148 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 161 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Weber State University (about 161 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)

Public high schools in Twin Falls:

Private high school in Twin Falls:

  • LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 303; Location: 259 MAIN AVE E; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Twin Falls:

Private elementary/middle schools in Twin Falls:

  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 204; Location: 2055 FILER AVE E; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ST EDWARDS CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 171; Location: 139 6TH AVE E; Grades: PK - 6)
  • AGAPE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 71; Location: 181 MORRISON ST; Grades: PK - 2)
  • HILLTOP SDA SCHOOL (Students: 6; Location: 131 GRANDVIEW DR; Grades: 2 - 8)
See full list of schools located in Twin Falls, School District: TWIN FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT 411

Library in Twin Falls:

  • TWIN FALLS PUBLIC (Operating income: $1,250,816; Location: 201 FOURTH AVE E; 166,404 books; 14,387 audio materials; 5,705 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 51 state licensed databases; 361 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Huge dairy confined animal feedlots scattered throughout the area. Manure stench is frequent and spread far and wide by the wind. No political will to resolve the problem.
  • KISY, KTPZ, KIKX and KTFI are now owned by Locally Owned Radio, LLC

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Notable locations in Twin Falls: Herrett Museum (A), Bureau of Land Management Twin Falls District (B), Bureau of Land Management Jarbidge Field Office (C), Ambulance Service of Magic Valley Regional Medical Center Station 2 (D), Twin Falls Fire Department Station 3 (E), Twin Falls Fire Department Station 2 (F), Twin Falls County Courthouse (G), Twin Falls City Hall (H), Twin Falls Fire Department Station 1 (I), National Guard Center (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Magic Valley Mall (1), Blue Lakes Shopping Center (2), Lynnwood Shopping Center (3), Blue Lakes Mall (4), Magic Valley Mall (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Twin Falls Cemetery (1), Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Twin Falls include: Harmon Park (1), Sunrise Park (2), Cascade Park (3), Harrison Park (4), Frontier Park (5), J-C Park (6), Barry Park (7), Cascade Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Twin Falls County (Museums; Old Highway 30 At Curry), Herrett Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 315 Falls Avenue), Oregon Trail Campgrounds (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2733 Kimberly Road), Western Music & Vending CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 259 3rd Avenue East), Tilt (Arcades & Amusements; 1485 Poleline Rd E), AAA Idaho (Tours & Charters; 1445 Fillmore Street Suite 1100), Scitrda South Central Idaho TOU & Recreatn Development (Tours & Charters; 315 Falls Avenue).

Hotels: Moxie Java (1357 Blue Lakes Boulevard North), Dunes & Sands Motel (447 Addison Avenue West), El Rancho Motel (380 Addison Avenue West), Diamondfields Restaurant (1357 Blue Lakes Boulevard North), LA Placita Motel (1201 Kimberly Road), Holiday Motel (615 Addison Avenue West), Monterey Motor Inn (433 Addison Avenue), Super 7 Motel (320 Main Avenue South), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Twin (1910 Fillmore St).

Courts: Courts - Twin Falls County- Theron W Ward Judicial Building- Court Serv (427 Shoshone Street North), Federal Bureau of Investigation (890 Shoshone Street East), Social Security Administration (1437 Fillmore Street), Twin Falls-County - Courts- Trial Court Administrator- 5th District (Linda Wright).

Twin Falls 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 2003 was 23.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

23.2
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 26.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 6.14. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.14
U.S.:

9.14

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

HANSEN CITY OF (Population served: 1,144, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
SHOSHONE FALLS PARK TWIN FALLS (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MEANDER POINT SUBD (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2008)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • One regular monitoring violation
OVERLOOK MOBILE HOME VILLAGE (Address: 1436 WILMORE AVE , Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-03-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-13-2012 to NOV-13-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-04-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-13-2012 to NOV-13-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • 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 JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-06-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-06-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ELM PARK WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-03-2012), St Public Notif requested (DEC-06-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2012)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-03-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-29-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-03-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-29-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2011), St Public Notif requested (JAN-07-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-24-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (DEC-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-24-2012)
  • 17 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 17 regular monitoring violations
COUNTRYSIDE VILLAGE (Population served: 108, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-04-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-19-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-10-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAR-13-2014)
  • 13 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
NIELSONS COUNTRY COURT (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In NOV-28-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-03-2012), St Public Notif requested (DEC-06-2012)
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
TWIN STOP (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • COUNTRY CLUB ESTATES (Population served: 137, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USFS REDFISH WASTE DISPOSAL (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USFS STANLEY LAKE INLET CAMPGROUND 1 (Population served: 27, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USFS STANLEY LAKE INLET CAMPGROUND 2 (Population served: 26, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.0%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 69.0% for Black residents, 24.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.1% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 32.9% for other race residents, 23.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Idaho:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.8%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
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 Twin Falls in 2010:

  • 314 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 236 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 206 people in college/university student housing
  • 47 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 33 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 24 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 19 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 18 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Twin Falls in 2000:

  • 354 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 339 people in nursing homes
  • 211 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 182 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 44 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 12 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 7 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 7 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally ill

Twin Falls, Idaho environmental map by EPA

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Twin Falls compared to Idaho state average:

  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.

Banks with most branches in Twin Falls (2011 data):

  • D. L. Evans Bank: Twin Falls - Falls Avenue Branch, Real Estate Center Branch, Twin Falls Branch, Twin Falls Branch. 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
  • First Federal Savings Bank of Twin Falls: Falls West Branch, First Federal Savings Bank Of Twin F, Blue Lakes Branch, Eastland Branch. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $472.3 mil, Deposits: $397.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 10 total offices
  • Panhandle State Bank: Twin Falls Magic Valley Branch, Canyon Rim Branch, Courier Service Branch. Info updated 2009/07/09: Bank assets: $936.3 mil, Deposits: $731.7 mil, headquarters in Sandpoint, ID, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Intermountain Community Bancorp
  • The Farmers National Bank of Buhl: Pole Line Branch Office, Twin Falls Branch, Twin Falls Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $373.4 mil, Deposits: $322.4 mil, headquarters in Buhl, ID, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Zions First National Bank: Twin Falls Idaho, Canyon Park Branch, College Of Southern Idaho Intermitte. 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: Perrine Branch, Addison Branch, Twin Falls Downtown Branch. 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: Blue Lakes Branch at 748 Blue Lakes Boulevard North, branch established on 1973/05/18; Twin Falls Branch at 241 Shoshone Street North, branch established on 1908/06/01. 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: Twin Falls Branch at 103 Main Avenue, E., branch established on 1974/09/16; Blue Lakes Branch at 1665 Blue Lakes Boulevard North, branch established on 1993/12/06. 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
  • Washington Federal: Twin Falls Branch at 494 Blue Lake Blvd N, branch established on 1927/01/01. 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
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Twin Falls, Idaho:

  • Aa Motel, 1906 Kimberly Rd, Twin Falls, ID 83301 , Phone: (208) 733-9240
  • Best Western Twin Falls Hotel, 1377 Blue Lks Blvd N, Twin Falls, ID 83301 , Phone: (208) 736-8000, Fax: (208) 734-7777
  • Red Lion Canyon Springs - Twin Falls, 1357 Blue LKS Blvd N, Twin Falls, ID 83301 , Phone: (208) 734-5000, Fax: (208) 733-3813
  • Motel 6, 1472 Blue LKS N, Twin Falls, ID 83301 , Phone: (208) 734-3993, Fax: (208) 736-7368
  • Super 8 Motel, 1260 Blue LKS Blvd N, Twin Falls, ID 83301 , Phone: (208) 734-5801, Fax: (208) 734-5666
  • Weston Plaza Hotel & Convention Center, 1350 Blue LKS Blvd N, Twin Falls, ID 83301 , Phone: (208) 733-0650, Fax: (208) 733-8272
  • Comfort Inn, 1893 Cyn Springs Rd, Twin Falls, ID 83301 , Phone: (208) 734-7494, Fax: (208) 735-9428
  • Shilo Inn, 1586 N Blue LKS Blvd, Twin Falls, ID 83301 , Phone: (208) 733-7545
  • 6 other hotels and motels
All 14 fire-safe hotels and motels in Twin Falls, Idaho

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Twin Falls travel time to work - commute Twin Falls mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Twin Falls city (based on Twin Falls County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.78%
Here: 49.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchReformed Church in America
Adherents39.4%17.9%5.8%4.6%4.2%
Congregations30.6%3.1%5.1%6.1%1.0%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAAssemblies of GodChurch of the NazareneChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents3.9%3.2%3.1%2.8%15.2%
Congregations5.1%6.1%4.1%4.1%34.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 20
Twin Falls County:

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Twin Falls County:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Twin Falls County:

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 52
Here:

7.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Twin Falls County:

27.2%
Idaho:

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

11.4%
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
Financial Administration 13$61,801$57,0472$4,933
Other Government Administration 7$35,246$60,4226$8,553
Police Protection - Officers 68$320,914$56,6320$0
Police - Other 19$63,187$39,9081$155
Firefighters 39$186,843$57,4900$0
Fire - Other 2$6,381$38,2860$0
Streets and Highways 23$99,594$51,9620$0
Airports 7$28,580$48,9940$0
Solid Waste Management 1$5,088$61,0560$0
Sewerage 7$28,345$48,5910$0
Parks and Recreation 15$56,145$44,9168$5,748
Housing and Community Development(Local) 6$27,413$54,8260$0
Water Supply 19$74,571$47,0970$0
Local Libraries 16$45,145$33,85924$16,091
Other and Unallocable 17$68,116$48,0823$6,274
Totals for Government 259$1,107,369$51,30744$41,754

6.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,331 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
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 Jerome County, ID  0.96% ($26,436 average AGI)
from Ada County, ID  0.58% ($32,622)
from Gooding County, ID  0.38% ($24,606)


6.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,262 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
Idaho average:

7.21%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($83 average AGI)
Twin Falls County:

0.04%
Idaho average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ada County, ID  0.84% ($34,251 average AGI)
to Jerome County, ID  0.83% ($24,382)
to Gooding County, ID  0.28% ($25,065)

Strongest AM radio stations in Twin Falls:

  • KEZJ (1450 AM; 1 kW; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN IDAHO)
  • KTFI (1270 AM; 5 kW; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KLIX (1310 AM; 5 kW; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KART (1400 AM; 1 kW; JEROME, ID; Owner: KART BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KRXR (1480 AM; 5 kW; GOODING, ID; Owner: MARIA ELENA JUAREZ)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFTA (970 AM; 3 kW; RUPERT, ID; Owner: TRI-MARKET RADIO BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Twin Falls:

  • KAWZ (89.9 FM; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS)
  • KEFX (88.9 FM; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KLIX-FM (96.5 FM; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMVX (102.9 FM; JEROME, ID; Owner: KART BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KEZJ-FM (95.7 FM; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBSW (91.7 FM; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • 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)
  • KISY (100.7 FM; GOODING, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KBSJ (91.3 FM; JACKPOT, NV; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KBSY (88.5 FM; BURLEY, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • K203DW (88.5 FM; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Twin Falls:

  • K05IX (Channel 5; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: FALLS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMVT (Channel 11; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CATAMOUNT-IDAHO LICENSE L.L.C.)
  • KBAX-LP (Channel 27; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING OF IDAHO, INC.)
  • KTID-LP (Channel 58; TWIN FALLS, ETC., ID; Owner: E-DA-HOE, INC.)
  • KTWT-LP (Channel 43; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: E-DA-HOE, INC.)
  • KCTF-LP (Channel 45; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING OF IDAHO, INC.)
  • KDID-LP (Channel 55; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: TWIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K25EV (Channel 25; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTFT-LP (Channel 38; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSAW-LP (Channel 52; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KIPT (Channel 13; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, STATE OF IDAHO)
  • K08KV (Channel 8; JEROME, ID; Owner: FALLS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXTF (Channel 35; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: FALLS BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Twin Falls fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 39 meters (128ft)
Total average daily traffic: 71,000
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,834
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Twin Falls)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 196 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Twin Falls, ID)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 84 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 181 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Twin Falls)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 126 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Twin Falls)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 141
  • Hazardous Condition: 739
  • Service Call: 24
  • Good Intent Call: 53

Incident types - Twin Falls

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Twin Falls, ID
Most common first names in Twin Falls, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John21676.7 years
Mary19381.0 years
Robert19273.0 years
William18375.6 years
James16872.8 years
Charles12976.4 years
George12178.0 years
Dorothy10978.4 years
Helen9481.5 years
Ruth8682.7 years
Most common last names in Twin Falls, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12279.2 years
Anderson8975.6 years
Miller7878.3 years
Jones7375.5 years
Brown7377.7 years
Johnson7075.2 years
Williams6376.3 years
Davis4576.4 years
Wilson4078.3 years
Nelson3979.7 years
Businesses in Twin Falls, ID
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3La-Z-Boy1
Aeropostale1Little Caesars Pizza1
Albertsons1Lowe's1
AmericInn1Macy's1
American Eagle Outfitters1MasterBrand Cabinets15
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's3
AutoZone1Motherhood Maternity2
Barnes & Noble1New Balance2
Baskin-Robbins1Nike9
Bath & Body Works1Nissan1
Best Western1OfficeMax1
Budget Car Rental1Old Navy1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Outback1
Burger King1Outback Steakhouse1
Chevrolet1Pac Sun1
Cold Stone Creamery1Papa John's Pizza1
Coldwater Creek1Payless2
ColorTyme1PetSmart1
Costco1Pier 1 Imports1
Curves1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen3RadioShack1
Deb1SONIC Drive-In2
Decora Cabinetry3Sears3
Famous Footwear1Spencer Gifts1
FedEx11Sprint Nextel3
Finish Line1Starbucks2
Ford1Subaru1
GNC1Subway6
GameStop1Super 81
H&R Block3T-Mobile4
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Home Depot1Target1
Honda1The Room Place1
Hot Topic1Toyota1
JCPenney1True Value1
Jamba Juice1U-Haul4
Jimmy John's1UPS10
Jones New York1Vans3
Journeys1Verizon Wireless2
Justice1Victoria's Secret1
KFC1Volkswagen1
Kincaid1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's1
Kroger3YMCA1
La Quinta1

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  • #53 (83301) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Basque first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #72 (83301) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Yugoslavian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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