Blackfoot, Idaho

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Population in 2019: 12,034 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +15.5%
 
Males: 5,952  (49.5%)
Females: 6,082  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

32.2 years
Idaho median age:

36.9 years

Zip codes: 83221.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $53,306 (it was $33,004 in 2000)
Blackfoot:

$53,306
ID:

$60,999

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,290 (it was $15,529 in 2000)

Blackfoot city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $164,323 (it was $74,600 in 2000)
Blackfoot:

$164,323
ID:

$255,200

Median gross rent in 2019: $670.

March 2019 cost of living index in Blackfoot: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.8%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 49.0% for American Indian residents, 40.0% for other race residents, 22.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Blackfoot, ID (2019)
    • 9,28975.0%White alone
    • 2,20917.8%Hispanic
    • 3172.6%American Indian alone
    • 2822.3%Two or more races
    • 1821.5%Asian alone
    • 1030.8%Black alone

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



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists, there were 95 registered sex offenders living in Blackfoot, Idaho as of May 14, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Blackfoot is 129 to 1.


Crime rates in Blackfoot 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)
1
(9.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.1)
1
(8.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(36.0)
7
(63.2)
11
(100.8)
5
(45.2)
11
(98.4)
9
(74.8)
7
(58.0)
6
(50.7)
8
(67.6)
14
(118.8)
9
(76.9)
5
(42.1)
5
(42.0)
11
(92.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(18.0)
1
(9.0)
1
(9.2)
1
(9.0)
1
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(24.9)
1
(8.5)
1
(8.5)
1
(8.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(33.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
29
(261.0)
20
(180.4)
15
(137.4)
29
(261.9)
27
(241.6)
19
(157.9)
16
(132.6)
15
(126.8)
14
(118.3)
38
(322.5)
33
(282.1)
34
(286.4)
35
(293.9)
27
(226.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
49
(441.0)
72
(649.6)
39
(357.2)
54
(487.7)
91
(814.2)
103
(856.1)
117
(969.5)
83
(701.8)
74
(625.4)
67
(568.6)
91
(777.8)
85
(716.1)
108
(906.8)
59
(494.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
367
(3,303)
319
(2,878)
338
(3,096)
312
(2,818)
337
(3,015)
367
(3,050)
277
(2,295)
346
(2,926)
229
(1,935)
276
(2,342)
248
(2,120)
238
(2,005)
187
(1,570)
180
(1,508)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(135.0)
19
(171.4)
17
(155.7)
17
(153.5)
9
(80.5)
8
(66.5)
17
(140.9)
20
(169.1)
11
(93.0)
19
(161.2)
22
(188.0)
17
(143.2)
20
(167.9)
14
(117.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(9.0)
1
(9.0)
3
(27.5)
3
(27.1)
1
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.3)
2
(16.9)
1
(8.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.4)
1
(8.4)
2
(16.8)
City-Data.com crime index260.2263.6272.1268.4313.8278.7251.3265.1208.9308.5306.4252.1232.1233.3

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 Blackfoot, ID

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 30 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
Idaho average:

1.62
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Ancestries: English (16.0%), Scottish (9.4%), American (9.0%), Irish (8.0%), European (5.5%), German (5.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1907

Elevation: 4498 feet

Land area: 5.41 square miles.

Population density: 2,225 people per square mile   (low).

Blackfoot, Idaho map

388 residents are foreign born (2.3% Latin America).

This city:

3.1%
Idaho:

6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,469 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,294 (0.8%)

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 )

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: +1,751 (+14.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,963 (51.8%)

Area code: 208

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

3.8%
Idaho:

4.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +689 (+7.1%).
Most common industries in Blackfoot, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (12.7%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (15.5%)
  • Construction (14.4%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.2%)
  • Health care (14.1%)
  • Food (9.4%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Social assistance (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Blackfoot, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.0%)

Average climate in Blackfoot, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Blackfoot, Idaho environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.3. This is about average.

City:

71.3
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 21.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.53. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.53
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Blackfoot-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Idaho state average. It is 1818% 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 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi) earthquake occurred 164.0 miles away from Blackfoot 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 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 (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

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)
  • BINGHAM MEMORIAL SKILLED NURSING AND REHABILITATION (98 POPLAR STREET)
  • SYRINGA CHALET NURSING FACILITY (PO BOX 400)
  • IDAHO KIDNEY CENTER - BLACKFOOT (98 POPLAR)
  • SNAKE RIVER DIALYSIS CENTER (1491 PARKWAY DR)

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:

  • BLACKFOOT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,114, Location: 870 S FISHER AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)
  • INDEPENDENCE ALTERNATE HIGH (Students: 93, Location: 155 E FRANCIS ST, Grades: 7-12)
  • IDAHO STEM ACADEMY DBA BINGHAM ACADEMY (Location: 1350 PARKWAY DRIVE #18, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)
  • SNAKE RIVER HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 922 W HWY 39, Grades: 9-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Blackfoot:

Private elementary/middle school in Blackfoot:

  • LILLIAN VALLELY SCHOOL (Students: 25, Location: 350 S 700 W, Grades: KG-5)
See full list of schools located in Blackfoot

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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

Bingham 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 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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Blackfoot:

Marital status in Blackfoot, ID
  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 18.6%

For population 25 years and over in Blackfoot:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Idaho average:

10.5

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Blackfoot, ID (based on Bingham County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Blackfoot:

47.7%
Idaho:

47.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.7%
Idaho:

44.1%

Average BMI:
Blackfoot:

28.4
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Blackfoot:

21.8%
Idaho:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Blackfoot:

10.8%
Idaho:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Idaho:

6.8

Overweight people:
Blackfoot:

32.7%
Idaho:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

53.9%
Idaho:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Blackfoot:

77.7%
Idaho:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Blackfoot, 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 27$117,663$52,2952$877
Firefighters 27$129,999$57,7770$0
Sewerage 10$36,259$43,5110$0
Parks and Recreation 8$33,558$50,3370$0
Streets and Highways 8$32,883$49,3250$0
Other Government Administration 8$36,173$54,2605$3,852
Water Supply 7$24,572$42,1230$0
Solid Waste Management 4$11,909$35,7270$0
Fire - Other 2$10,779$64,6741$777
Police - Other 2$6,131$36,7861$442
Financial Administration 2$8,402$50,4120$0
Health 1$5,105$61,2600$0
Local Libraries 1$6,196$74,3529$5,933
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$395
Totals for Government 107$459,630$51,54719$12,276

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

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $687,000 ($57.09)
    Regular Highways: $610,000 ($50.69)
    Central Staff Services: $161,000 ($13.38)
    Sewerage: $70,000 ($5.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $35,000 ($2.91)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($1.50)
  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $3,120,000 ($259.27)
    Sewerage: $2,664,000 ($221.37)
    Police Protection: $2,641,000 ($219.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,537,000 ($127.72)
    Water Utilities: $1,367,000 ($113.59)
    Central Staff Services: $1,101,000 ($91.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,093,000 ($90.83)
    Regular Highways: $923,000 ($76.70)
    Libraries: $434,000 ($36.06)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $182,000 ($15.12)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $80,000 ($6.65)
    Air Transportation: $79,000 ($6.56)
    Financial Administration: $65,000 ($5.40)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $33,000 ($2.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $35,000 ($2.91)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $107,000 ($8.89)
    Police Protection: $95,000 ($7.89)
    Central Staff Services: $50,000 ($4.15)
    Air Transportation: $49,000 ($4.07)
    Local Fire Protection: $40,000 ($3.32)
    Water Utilities: $36,000 ($2.99)
    Regular Highways: $33,000 ($2.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($1.33)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($0.33)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,637,000 ($468.42)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $139,000 ($11.55)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,767,000 ($229.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,231,000 ($102.29)
    Other: $768,000 ($63.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $764,000 ($63.49)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $58,000 ($4.82)
    Air Transportation: $44,000 ($3.66)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.08)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $611,000 ($50.77)
    Other: $153,000 ($12.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $131,000 ($10.89)
    Highways: $50,000 ($4.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $166,000 ($13.79)
    General Revenue - Other: $124,000 ($10.30)
    Fines and Forfeits: $108,000 ($8.97)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.08)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.08)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,805,000 ($149.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,723,000 ($143.18)
    General Local Government Support: $1,132,000 ($94.07)
    Sewerage: $602,000 ($50.02)
    Highways: $548,000 ($45.54)
  • Tax - Property: $3,977,000 ($330.48)
    Public Utilities Sales: $204,000 ($16.95)
    Other License: $46,000 ($3.82)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $22,000 ($1.83)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,240,000 ($518.53)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,349,000 ($361.39)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,285,000 ($189.88)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $394,000 ($32.74)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,131,000 ($841.86)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $172,000 ($14.29)

6.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,369 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
Idaho average:

8.09%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bonneville County, ID  1.52% ($47,237 average AGI)
from Bannock County, ID  1.01% ($38,862)
from Madison County, ID  0.23% ($28,714)


6.53% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,812 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
Idaho average:

7.05%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bonneville County, ID  1.64% ($43,250 average AGI)
to Bannock County, ID  1.13% ($36,158)
to Ada County, ID  0.31% ($38,809)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Blackfoot fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 65Number of bridges
  • 840ft / 256mTotal length
  • $69,684,000Total costs
  • 505,485Total average daily traffic
  • 73,177Total average daily truck traffic
  • 462,575Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Blackfoot, ID - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 91950-1959
  • 361960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 12010-2018
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: 128 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Blackfoot, ID)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 92 (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: 140 (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: 50 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 159. The highest number of fires - 265 took place in 2007, and the least - 83 in 2006. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Blackfoot, ID When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (63.1%), and Structure Fires (18.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Blackfoot, ID
    • 1,70363.1%Outside Fires
    • 50018.5%Structure Fires
    • 27310.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2248.3%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Blackfoot, ID
  • 62.0%Utility gas
  • 30.6%Electricity
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Blackfoot, ID
  • 73.1%Electricity
  • 22.1%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Wood


Blackfoot compared to Idaho state average:

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

Blackfoot on our top lists:

  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people driving a car to work alone (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards (population 1,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 (83221) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Danish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
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