Pocatello, Idaho

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Population in 2017: 55,193 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.2%
 
Males: 26,840  (48.6%)
Females: 28,353  (51.4%)
Median resident age:

30.9 years
Idaho median age:

36.3 years

Zip codes: 83209.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,808 (it was $34,326 in 2000)
Pocatello:

$46,808
ID:

$52,225

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,867 (it was $17,425 in 2000)

Pocatello city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $146,003 (it was $83,100 in 2000)
Pocatello:

$146,003
ID:

$207,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $187,701; detached houses: $191,908; townhouses or other attached units: $143,929; in 2-unit structures: $256,720; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $297,360; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $28,120; mobile homes: $101,260

Median gross rent in 2017: $659.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pocatello: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.2%
(18.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.4% for Black residents, 28.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.2% for American Indian residents, 74.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 47.7% for other race residents, 26.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Pocatello, ID (2017)
    • 47,74884.3%White alone
    • 5,0889.0%Hispanic
    • 1,5302.7%Two or more races
    • 8121.4%Asian alone
    • 7451.3%American Indian alone
    • 4310.8%Black alone
    • 1480.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1440.3%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists, there were 232 registered sex offenders living in Pocatello, Idaho as of October 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pocatello is 237 to 1.


Crime rates in Pocatello by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(1.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.8)
1
(1.8)
1
(1.8)
3
(5.5)
1
(1.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.8)
2
(3.7)
1
(1.8)
1
(1.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
35
(67.3)
32
(58.4)
20
(36.9)
37
(67.3)
29
(52.5)
24
(43.5)
15
(27.3)
10
(18.1)
21
(38.2)
21
(38.7)
18
(33.1)
13
(23.7)
21
(38.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(13.5)
15
(27.4)
9
(16.6)
11
(20.0)
11
(19.9)
6
(10.9)
5
(9.1)
22
(39.9)
27
(49.1)
6
(11.1)
14
(25.7)
9
(16.4)
13
(23.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
116
(223.0)
134
(244.7)
103
(189.8)
136
(247.5)
129
(233.4)
101
(182.9)
109
(198.7)
108
(195.7)
147
(267.6)
169
(311.3)
173
(317.7)
220
(401.4)
174
(314.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
283
(543.9)
207
(378.0)
259
(477.2)
260
(473.2)
260
(470.4)
296
(536.1)
262
(477.6)
262
(474.8)
278
(506.1)
344
(633.7)
316
(580.2)
295
(538.2)
339
(612.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,416
(2,722)
1,310
(2,392)
1,360
(2,506)
1,328
(2,417)
1,296
(2,345)
1,360
(2,463)
1,457
(2,656)
1,192
(2,160)
1,415
(2,576)
1,183
(2,179)
1,184
(2,174)
1,194
(2,178)
1,100
(1,989)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
64
(123.0)
63
(115.0)
87
(160.3)
66
(120.1)
66
(119.4)
70
(126.8)
75
(136.7)
48
(87.0)
83
(151.1)
103
(189.7)
130
(238.7)
120
(218.9)
129
(233.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(11.5)
9
(16.4)
4
(7.4)
11
(20.0)
11
(19.9)
5
(9.1)
5
(9.1)
4
(7.2)
7
(12.7)
8
(14.7)
6
(11.0)
7
(12.8)
5
(9.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)263.1235.2218.9252.4234.5224.4225.9195.8249.4246.9251.7250.1245.0

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City-data.com crime index in Pocatello, ID

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 131 (89 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Idaho average:

1.59
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Ancestries: American (19.6%), English (15.3%), German (7.8%), European (4.4%), Irish (4.0%), Italian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1889

Elevation: 4464 feet

Land area: 28.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,954 people per square mile   (low).

Pocatello, Idaho map

2,420 residents are foreign born (0.9% Latin America, 0.9% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

This city:

4.4%
Idaho:

5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,416 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,453 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (438.2 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (646.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Chubbuck, ID (1.8 miles ),
Tyhee, ID (2.3 miles ),
Arbon Valley, ID (2.9 miles ),
Fort Hall, ID (3.1 miles ),
Inkom, ID (3.4 miles ),
Arbon, ID (4.1 miles),
McCammon, ID (4.5 miles ),
Aberdeen, ID (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 42.88 N, Longitude: 112.45 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Poky

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,777 (+3.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 17,708 (70.4%)

Area code: 208

Distribution of median household income in Pocatello, ID in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pocatello, ID in 2017
Pocatello satellite photo by USGS

Pocatello tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Idaho:

3.4%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Pocatello, ID
Historical housing units in Pocatello, ID

Population change in the 1990s: +5,239 (+11.3%).
Most common industries in Pocatello, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.5%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.9%)
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Social assistance (5.4%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Pocatello, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Child care workers (3.5%)

Average climate in Pocatello, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Pocatello, 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 68.4. This is about average.

City:

68.4
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 24.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.27. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.27
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Pocatello-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Idaho state average. It is 269% 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 147.3 miles away from Pocatello 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 107.4 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 308.3 miles away from Pocatello 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 59.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 75.5 miles away from the city center
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 150.9 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 Bannock County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

Main business address for: AMIS HOLDINGS INC (SEMICONDUCTORS & RELATED DEVICES).

Hospitals in Pocatello:

  • ASPEN CREST HOSPITAL (797 HOSPITAL WAY)
  • BELMONT CARE CENTER CRESTVIEW (4024 MOUNTAIN LOOP)
  • CHURCH HILL DOWNS (1722 CHURCH HILL DOWNS)
  • CREEKSIDE HOSPICE (1246 YELLOWSTONE AVENUE, SUITE C5)
  • HOSPICE OF IDAHO (812 EAST CLARK)
  • PORTNEUF MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 777 HOSPITAL WAY)
  • ROCKY MOUNTAIN SURGERY CENTER (333 NORTH 18TH, BUILDING C)
  • RULON HOUSE (2369 RULON)
  • SOUTH BANNOCK GROUP HOME (3875 SOUTH BANNOCK HIGHWAY)
  • SOUTHEASTERN DISTRICT HOSPICE (1901 ALVIN RICKEN DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Pocatello:

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Amtrak station:

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

College/University in Pocatello:

  • Idaho State University (Full-time enrollment: 10,350; Location: 921 S 8th Ave; Public; Website: www.isu.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Pocatello:

  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 74 miles; Rexburg, ID; Full-time enrollment: 30,522)
  • Utah State University (about 85 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 105 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 5,051)
  • Weber State University (about 120 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 149 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • University of Utah (about 150 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)
  • Westminster College (about 152 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)

Public high schools in Pocatello:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Pocatello:

Private elementary/middle schools in Pocatello:

  • GRACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 389, Location: 1350 BALDY AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • HOLY SPIRIT CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 189, Location: 540 N 7TH AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • CALVARY CHAPEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 67, Location: 1633 OLYMPUS BLVD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Pocatello

Library in Pocatello:

  • MARSHALL PUBLIC (Operating income: $1,466,271; Location: 113 S GARFIELD; 153,565 books; 5,393 audio materials; 2,962 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 51 state licensed databases; 174 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Las Vegas is not the nearest city with over 200,000 population. Salt Lake City, Ut. is only 160 miles away

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Pocatello: Alameda Plaza (A), North Pocatello (B), Riverside Municipal Golf Course (C), Yellowstone Plaza (D), Foothill Plaza (E), Buttrey-Osco Family Center (F), Pocatello Fire Department Station 4 (G), Pocatello Womens Correctional Center (H), Bureau of Land Management Pocatello Field Office (I), Pocatello Fire Department Station 5 (J), Pocatello Fire Department Station 2 (K), Pocatello Fire Department Station 3 (L), Pocatello Fire Department Station 1 Region 6 Hazmat Team (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Pocatello Mall (1), Westwood Mall (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Pocatello: AMIS HOLDINGS INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Mountain View Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: City Creek (A), Pocatello Creek (B), Trail Creek (C), Dairy Creek (D), Cusick Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Pocatello include: Ross Park (1), Freckleton Park (2), Raymond Park (3), Caldwell Park (4), Fairview Park (5), Rainey Park (6), Bonneville Park (7), N O P Park (8), Scardino Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Bannock County Historical Museum (3000 Alvord Loop) (1), Idaho Museum of Natural History (5th & Dillon) (2), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints - Pocatello- Pocatello Idaho West Stake- Libra (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 3444 Hawthorne Road) (3), Cricket Science (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1611 Shane Drive) (4), Dan the Music Man Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1229 North Main Street) (5), AAA Travel Agency (Tours & Charters; 1135 Yellowstone Avenue Suite A) (6), Jennifer's Travel Service L L C (Tours & Charters; 1177 Call Place Suite A) (7), AAA Idaho (Tours & Charters; 1135 Yellowstone Avenue Suite B) (8), Greater Pocatello Information and Visitor Center (Tours & Charters; 2695 South 5th Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn Pocatello (1333 Bench Road) (1), Super 8 Motel (1330 Bench Road) (2), Thunderbird Motel (1415 South 5th Avenue) (3), Motel 6 (291 West Burnside Avenue) (4), Black Swan Inn (746 East Center Stapt 2) (5), Red Lion Pocatello Hotel (1555 Pocatello Creek Road) (6), Cottontree Inn (1415 Bench Road) (7), Best Western Cottontree Inn (1415 Bench Road) (8), Ramada Inn & Convention Center (133 West Burnside Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Bannock County - Murray Bryan-Juvenile Court- Judges- Sixth District Court-Bannock Co (137 South 5th Avenue) (1), Courts-Federal - Bankruptcy And District Court- Clerk's Ofc Information- Clerk's Of (801 East Sherman Street) (2), Bannock County - Sixth District Court-Bannock County- Court Services-Pretrial Rel (624 East Center Street) (3), Bannock County - Sixth District Court-Bannock County- Arraignment Court Judges (624 East Center Street) (4), Christensen Court (711 North 6th Avenue) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Diane Middlebrook - Biographer, Billie Bird - Actress, Dirk Koetter - Football player and coach, Lloyd M. Bucher - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Merril Hoge - Football player, Robbie Davis - Jockey, Brad Lau - Mormon missionary, Kent Hadley - Baseball player, Brandon Molale - Film actor, Dale Wilkinson - Basketball player.

Bannock 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 Pocatello and their reported violations in the past:

POCATELLO KOA LLC (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
SPANISH PEAKS LANDOWNERS ASSOCIATION INC (Serves CO, Population served: 225, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-14-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2009)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2007)
LACEYS VISTA ACRES WATER CORP (Population served: 200, 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 SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
CARIBOU ACRES (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2010), St Boil Water Order (OCT-01-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
SEA GULL BAY YACHT CLUB (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
MORELAND COUNTRY COURT (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
USFS MINK CREEK GROUP USE AREA (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (SEP-04-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
RANKIN MOTEL AND TRAILER PARK (Population served: 39, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2010)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-17-2010), St Boil Water Order (JUN-17-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-17-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-16-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

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

  • USFS SCOUT MOUNTAIN CAMPGROUND (Population served: 55, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USFS SUMMIT CAMPGROUND (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MOOSE MOUNTAIN (Population served: 27, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Idaho:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.6%
Whole state:

69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.2%
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 Pocatello in 2010:

  • 729 people in college/university student housing
  • 307 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 303 people in state prisons
  • 65 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 54 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 23 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 16 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 15 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Pocatello in 2000:

  • 1,108 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 265 people in nursing homes
  • 219 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 47 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 15 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 9 people in other group homes
Arena or stadium:
  • Holt Arena. Idaho State University.

Banks with most branches in Pocatello (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Pocatello Eastside Branch, Pocatello Main Branch, Yellowstone Branch, Chubbuck 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
  • KeyBank National Association: Yellowstone Avenue Branch, Chubbuck Branch, West Center Branch. 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
  • Zions First National Bank: Pocatello Branch, Idaho State University Intermittent, Pocatello/Old Town Office. 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
  • Citizens Community Bank: Pocatello Branch, Arthur Avenue Branch, at 280 South Arthur Avenue. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $361.1 mil, Deposits: $238.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Glacier Bancorp, Inc.
  • D. L. Evans Bank: Pocatello Branch at 333 Yellowstone Avenue, branch established on 2004/10/14; Pocatello Branch at 4080 Yellowstone Avenue, branch established on 2006/11/02. 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
  • U.S. Bank National Association: North Yellowstone Branch at 855 Yellowstone, branch established on 1963/07/01; Pocatello Main Branch at 120 North Arthur, branch established on 1964/09/04. 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
  • Bank of Idaho: Yellowstone Branch at 1230 Yellowstone Avenue, branch established on 2004/09/11; Turscany Hills Branch at 2300 Via Caporatti Drive, branch established on 2007/01/11. Info updated 2010/10/06: Bank assets: $233.2 mil, Deposits: $211.9 mil, headquarters in Idaho Falls, ID, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Idaho Holding Co.
  • Ireland Bank: Pocatello - Yellowstone Branch at 486 Yellowstone Avenue, branch established on 2004/04/30; Pocatello Branch at 2715 Pole Line Road, branch established on 1995/11/01. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $212.2 mil, Deposits: $187.3 mil, headquarters in Malad City, ID, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Ireland Bancorp, Ltd.
  • The Bank of Commerce: Pocatello Branch at 241 W Quinn Rd, branch established on 2009/03/02. 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
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Pocatello:

Marital status in Pocatello, ID
  • Never married: 35.9%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

For population 25 years and over in Pocatello:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Idaho average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Pocatello
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pocatello, ID (based on Bannock County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other43,667121
Catholic5,0615
Evangelical Protestant4,63025
Mainline Protestant2,15210
Orthodox851
None27,244-
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: 9
This county:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
This county:

3.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 47
This county:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.2%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Bannock County:

27.4%
Idaho:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bannock County:

10.7%
Idaho:

11.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Pocatello:

50.0%
Idaho:

47.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.3%
Idaho:

44.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
Idaho:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.6%
Idaho:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.2%
Idaho:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Pocatello:

6.8
Idaho:

6.8

Overweight people:
Pocatello:

32.2%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Pocatello:

58.2%
Idaho:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.1%
State:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pocatello, ID Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 90$429,466$57,2620$0
Firefighters 61$291,957$57,4340$0
Other and Unallocable 48$202,935$50,7346$13,335
Water Supply 43$164,249$45,8370$0
Solid Waste Management 40$132,795$39,8390$0
Police - Other 39$134,573$41,4071$2,686
Health 32$133,041$49,8909$13,222
Streets and Highways 31$115,020$44,5240$0
Sewerage 26$99,439$45,8950$0
Parks and Recreation 26$101,610$46,89774$36,575
Local Libraries 24$71,989$35,9950$0
Transit 20$73,229$43,93743$92,259
Financial Administration 14$67,132$57,5420$0
Airports 9$31,975$42,6330$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 8$41,805$62,7080$0
Other Government Administration 7$28,573$48,9827$7,735
Judicial and Legal 7$38,259$65,5870$0
Natural Resources 5$20,081$48,1940$0
Fire - Other 5$22,530$54,0720$0
Totals for Government 535$2,200,658$49,361140$165,812

Pocatello government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,438,000 ($80.41)
    Air Transportation: $1,115,000 ($20.20)
    Health - Other: $930,000 ($16.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $107,000 ($1.94)
    General Public Buildings: $41,000 ($0.74)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $11,798,000 ($213.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,388,000 ($170.09)
    Sewerage: $6,070,000 ($109.98)
    Water Utilities: $5,927,000 ($107.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,009,000 ($90.75)
    General - Other: $4,138,000 ($74.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,132,000 ($74.86)
    Regular Highways: $3,950,000 ($71.57)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,666,000 ($48.30)
    Transit Utilities: $2,608,000 ($47.25)
    Central Staff Services: $1,643,000 ($29.77)
    Libraries: $1,491,000 ($27.01)
    Health - Other: $928,000 ($16.81)
    Air Transportation: $915,000 ($16.58)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $723,000 ($13.10)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $658,000 ($11.92)
    Financial Administration: $642,000 ($11.63)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $495,000 ($8.97)
    General Public Buildings: $371,000 ($6.72)
    Natural Resources - Other: $350,000 ($6.34)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $3,110,000 ($56.35)
    Benefit Payments: $712,000 ($12.90)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $560,000 ($10.15)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $935,000 ($16.94)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $336,000 ($6.09)
    Police Protection: $325,000 ($5.89)
    Transit Utilities: $317,000 ($5.74)
    Regular Highways: $190,000 ($3.44)
    Libraries: $97,000 ($1.76)
    General Public Building: $26,000 ($0.47)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $13,000 ($0.24)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($0.13)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($0.13)
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000 ($0.07)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $29,905,000 ($541.83)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $311,000 ($5.63)

Pocatello government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $10,061,000 ($182.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,133,000 ($129.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,301,000 ($23.57)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,006,000 ($18.23)
    Air Transportation: $712,000 ($12.90)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $154,000 ($2.79)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $1,160,000 ($21.02)
    Air Transportation: $1,071,000 ($19.40)
    Housing and Community Development: $373,000 ($6.76)
    Other: $134,000 ($2.43)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($0.09)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $3,032,000 ($54.93)
    Highways: $449,000 ($8.14)
    Other: $171,000 ($3.10)
    General Local Government Support: $122,000 ($2.21)
    Transit Utilities: $11,000 ($0.20)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $782,000 ($14.17)
    Fines and Forfeits: $458,000 ($8.30)
    Donations From Private Sources: $339,000 ($6.14)
    Sale of Property: $237,000 ($4.29)
    Interest Earnings: $223,000 ($4.04)
    Special Assessments: $88,000 ($1.59)
    Rents: $42,000 ($0.76)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $10,338,000 ($187.31)
    Transit Utilities: $739,000 ($13.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,254,000 ($95.19)
    Highways: $2,627,000 ($47.60)
    Transit Utilities: $1,014,000 ($18.37)
    Other: $92,000 ($1.67)
  • Tax - Property: $29,510,000 ($534.67)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,045,000 ($18.93)
    Other License: $743,000 ($13.46)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $95,000 ($1.72)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $55,000 ($1.00)

Pocatello government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,285,000 ($766.13)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,315,000 ($404.31)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,945,000 ($397.60)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,975,000 ($35.78)

Pocatello government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,870,000 ($468.72)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $3,167,000 ($57.38)
    Total Federal Securities: $19,000 ($0.34)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,458,000 ($497.49)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $723,000 ($13.10)

6.38% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,645 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.38%
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 Bingham County, ID  0.60% ($36,158 average AGI)
from Bonneville County, ID  0.43% ($29,195)
from Ada County, ID  0.34% ($31,295)


6.67% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,724 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
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 Ada County, ID  0.58% ($52,693 average AGI)
to Bonneville County, ID  0.58% ($39,744)
to Bingham County, ID  0.54% ($38,862)
Businesses in Pocatello, ID
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3Little Caesars Pizza2
Ace Hardware1Lowe's1
Albertsons1Marriott1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Arby's1McDonald's2
Ashley Furniture1Motel 61
AutoZone1New Balance1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike2
Best Western1Nissan1
Big O Tires1OfficeMax1
Budget Car Rental1Payless1
Burger King1Pizza Hut2
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Clarion1Ramada1
Cold Stone Creamery1Red Lobster1
ColorTyme1Rodeway Inn1
Comfort Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Costco1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Sears1
FedEx7Shoe Carnival1
Ford1Sprint Nextel2
Goodwill1Staples1
H&R Block2Starbucks3
Hilton1Subaru1
Holiday Inn1Super 81
Honda1T-Mobile2
JCPenney1T.J.Maxx1
Jack In The Box2Taco Bell2
Jamba Juice2Toyota1
Jimmy John's2U-Haul3
Jones New York1UPS11
KFC1Vans1
Kmart1Walgreens1
Kroger2Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1World Gym1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Pocatello:

  • KSEI (930 AM; 5 kW; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KWIK (1240 AM; 1 kW; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRTK (1490 AM; 1 kW; CHUBBUCK, ID; Owner: BROKEN CHAINS INC.)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOUU (1290 AM; 1 kW; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: IDAHO WIRELESS CORPORATION)
  • KBLI (1620 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBRV (790 AM; 5 kW; SODA SPRINGS, ID; Owner: CARIBOU BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KID (590 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KUPI (980 AM; 5 kW; AMMON, ID; Owner: RAY GROTH OIL COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pocatello:

  • KISU-FM (91.1 FM; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K299AH (107.7 FM; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • 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.)
  • KLLP (98.5 FM; CHUBBUCK, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KORR (104.1 FM; AMERICAN FALLS, ID; Owner: IDAHO WIRELESS CORPORATION)
  • KFTZ-FM1 (103.3 FM; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • KPLV-FM1 (105.5 FM; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING, LS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • KBJX (107.9 FM; SHELLEY, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP)
  • K212EX (90.3 FM; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Pocatello:

  • K59BV (Channel 59; LAVA HOT SPRINGS, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K12OA (Channel 12; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: OREGON TRAIL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPVI (Channel 6; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: OREGON TRAIL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFXP (Channel 31; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: COMPASS COMMUNICATION OF IDAHO, INC.)
  • K24EV (Channel 24; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: EBC POCATELLO, INC.)
  • K61FO (Channel 61; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: THE POST COMPANY)
  • K15DG (Channel 15; POCATELLO, ID; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Pocatello: James E. Johnson.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Pocatello fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 63Number of bridges
  • 594ft / 181mTotal length
  • $48,764,000Total costs
  • 479,670Total average daily traffic
  • 48,476Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Pocatello, ID - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 271960-1969
  • 71980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 102010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Pocatello, ID
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pocatello)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 162 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Pocatello, ID)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 83 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 279 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 462 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pocatello)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 93 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Pocatello)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED309$112,278218$114,338897$119,52338$58,1293$176,01385$83,5478$41,174
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$116,39614$101,158137$115,81610$46,2660$08$100,0292$25,530
APPLICATIONS DENIED52$121,70725$113,331381$122,42726$62,5431$58,69036$94,8826$39,128
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN20$119,01824$109,165213$128,4917$80,2461$100,00012$72,9883$23,557
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$134,26042$126,8425$63,6140$01$124,2000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 15 tracts in Pocatello, ID

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED69$129,95844$147,2382$124,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$142,07710$173,4512$79,350
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$127,62012$161,6780$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$197,5204$134,0080$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$235,8301$176,8900$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Pocatello, ID
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Pocatello, ID - Value

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 133. The highest number of fire incidents - 188 took place in 2003, and the least - 15 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Pocatello, ID When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (42.7%), and Outside Fires (36.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pocatello, ID
    • 96442.7%Structure Fires
    • 81536.1%Outside Fires
    • 30713.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1697.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pocatello, ID

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Pocatello, Idaho:

  • Best Western Pocatello Inn, 1415 Bench Rd, Pocatello, Idaho 83201 , Phone: (208) 237-7650, Fax: (208) 238-1355
  • Ramada Inn & Convention Center, 133 W Burnside Ave, Pocatello, Idaho 83202 , Phone: (208) 237-0020, Fax: (208) 237-3216
  • Quality Inn, 1555 Pocatello CRK Rd, Pocatello, Idaho 83201 , Phone: (208) 233-2200, Fax: (208) 234-4524
  • Rodeway Inn, 835 S 5TH Ave, Pocatello, Idaho 83201 , Phone: (208) 233-0451, Fax: (208) 478-1618
  • Super 8, 1330 Bench Rd, Pocatello, Idaho 83201 , Phone: (208) 234-0888, Fax: (208) 232-0347
  • Bidwell Motel, 1335 S 5TH, Pocatello, Idaho 83201 , Phone: (208) 232-3114
  • Comfort Inn, 1333 Bench Rd, Pocatello, Idaho 83201 , Phone: (208) 237-8155, Fax: (208) 237-5695
  • Clarion Pocatello, 1399 Bench Rd, Pocatello, Idaho 83201 , Phone: (208) 237-1400, Fax: (208) 238-0225
  • 5 other hotels and motels
All 13 fire-safe hotels and motels in Pocatello, Idaho
Most common first names in Pocatello, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John25672.5 years
William20774.9 years
Mary19879.6 years
James19471.7 years
Robert17169.9 years
George14677.0 years
Charles13174.3 years
Margaret11380.3 years
Ruth10177.6 years
Helen10177.5 years
Most common last names in Pocatello, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12873.5 years
Anderson9375.4 years
Johnson9377.0 years
Jones8275.4 years
Brown7774.5 years
Jensen6675.8 years
Nelson6279.9 years
Davis6178.1 years
Christensen5872.1 years
Williams5671.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pocatello, ID
  • 75.6%Utility gas
  • 20.8%Electricity
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pocatello, ID
  • 52.3%Electricity
  • 43.1%Utility gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Coal or coke


Pocatello compared to Idaho state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Pocatello on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest precipitation differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: education, training, and library occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: educational services (population 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest minimum monthly morning or afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: transportation occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest cost per building permit (population 50,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: educational services (population 50,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2002 and 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average yearly precipitation (population 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other adherents"
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