What is the current population of Pocatello?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Pocatello is 56,637. Pocatello, Idaho is the 680th largest city in the US.

Pocatello Geography [top]

What county is Pocatello, Idaho in?

Parts of Pocatello are located within Bannock County and Power County.

What is the size of Pocatello, Idaho in square miles?

Pocatello has an area of 32.2 square miles. Pocatello is the 2nd largest city, by area, in Idaho.

Pocatello Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Pocatello?

The current population of Pocatello (56,637) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Pocatello growing?

Pocatello has grown 9.8% since the 2000. Pocatello, Idaho's growth is about average. 55% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Pocatello, Idaho?

Pocatello has a population density of 1,683.8 people per square mile.

Pocatello Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Pocatello, Idaho?

The total voting age population of Pocatello, Idaho, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 40,494. The voting age population is 48.2% male and 51.8% female.

What percentage of Pocatello, Idaho residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 13.2% of the residents of Pocatello are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Pocatello, Idaho?

The racial demographics of Pocatello are 88.8% White, 3.5% Two or more races, 2.4% Asian, 2.2% Other, 2.1% American Indian, 0.9% Black and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 9.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Pocatello, Idaho residents are below the poverty line?

In Pocatello, 18.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 19.9%. On a per-household basis, 12.4% of families are below the poverty line in Pocatello.

What percentage of Pocatello, Idaho residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 61.2% of Pocatello residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Pocatello, Idaho residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.8% of Pocatello residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 30.3% have a bachelor's degree and 9.8% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Pocatello, Idaho residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Pocatello residents aged 5 and older, 7.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.6% speak an Asian language.

Pocatello Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Pocatello, Idaho?

The unemployment rate in Pocatello is 5.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Pocatello, Idaho residents work for the government?

In Pocatello, 20.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Pocatello, Idaho?

The median household income in Pocatello is $46,617.

Pocatello Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Pocatello, Idaho?

In Pocatello, 62.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Pocatello, Idaho?

Renters occupy 37.5% of housing units in Pocatello.

What percentage of Pocatello, Idaho housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Pocatello, 15.5% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Pocatello, Idaho housing units were built after 2000?

In Pocatello, 10.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,500 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Pocatello, Idaho?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Pocatello is $656.

What percentage of households in Pocatello, Idaho have broadband internet?

In Pocatello, 85.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Pocatello Population By Year

Population Graph For Pocatello
Year Population Rank in US
2019 56,637 680
2018 56,266 680
2017 55,193 686
2016 54,746 690
2015 54,441 689
2014 54,292 685
2013 54,350 674
2012 54,777 660
2011 54,610 650
2010 54,255 647
2000 51,552 604
1990 46,091 576

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
670 Parker, Colorado 57,706 133.2%
671 Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 57,704 58.9%
672 Hanford, California 57,703 37.5%
673 Huntington Park, California 57,509 -6.3%
674 Taunton, Massachusetts 57,464 2.3%
675 Midwest City, Oklahoma 57,407 5.7%
676 Medford, Massachusetts 57,341 3.0%
677 Euless, Texas 57,197 23.6%
678 Shoreline, Washington 57,027 7.2%
679 Smyrna, Georgia 56,666 27.2%
680 Pocatello, Idaho 56,637 9.8%
681 Valdosta, Georgia 56,457 22.3%
682 Carson City, Nevada 55,916 6.4%
683 Lake Havasu City, Arizona 55,865 31.7%
684 Grand Forks, North Dakota 55,839 13.3%
685 Blue Springs, Missouri 55,829 15.1%
686 Southaven, Mississippi 55,780 89.0%
687 Tinley Park, Illinois 55,773 13.2%
688 Diamond Bar, California 55,720 -1.1%
689 New Brunswick, New Jersey 55,676 15.2%
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Similarly Sized Cities In Idaho

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
318 Nampa 99,277 81.2%
599 Idaho Falls 62,888 23.0%
654 Caldwell 58,481 111.5%
680 Pocatello 56,637 9.8%
748 Coeur d'Alene 52,414 50.0%
779 Twin Falls 50,197 43.6%
1076 Post Falls 36,250 99.8%
1187 Lewiston 32,788 6.2%
1290 Eagle 29,796 139.3%
1304 Rexburg 29,400 65.2%

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