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Pocatello, ID Metro Area


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2022 population: 97,585   ( 14,746 from 2010)
Land area: 2516.3 square miles
Population density: 38.8 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:78,639 80.59% 9.9%
Black:8020.82% 35.7%
Indian:2,6972.76% 17.2%
Asian:1,6871.73% 37.2%
2+ races:2,1932.25% 46.7%
Hispanic:11,56711.85% 107.0%
Total non-White:18,94619.41% 68.1%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:2,617 13.8
Deaths:2,27212.0
Net Migration: 2,17211.4
Net Immigration: 1400.7
Change in White population:7,073 8.5
Change in Non-White pop.:7,673 9.3




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
82,839
71,56686.39%
5910.71%
2,3012.78%
1,2301.48%
1,4951.80%
5,5876.74%
11,27313.61%

2000
75,565
67,63689.51%
4110.54%
1,9962.64%
8531.13%
1,0581.40%
3,5404.68%
7,92910.49%

1990
66,026
60,79292.07%
3510.53%
1,4332.17%
8621.31%
n/a
2,5883.92%
5,2347.93%

1980
65,421
61,16393.49%
5000.76%
1,0831.66%
4870.74%
n/a
2,1533.29%
4,2586.51%

1970
52,200
49,20494.26%
4760.91%
7011.34%
3320.64%
n/a
1,2812.45%
2,996 5.74%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
13,445 17.8
5,3527.1
-3,706-4.9
5590.7
3,930 5.2
3,344 4.4
1990's
NumberRate
12,620 19.1
5,0367.6
-612-0.9
5420.8
6,844 10.4
2,695 4.1
1980's
NumberRate
13,370 20.4
4,226 6.5
-8,470 -12.9
n/a
-371 -0.6
976 1.5
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
3,180 6.1
n/a
11,959 22.9
1,262 2.4

Age, Family & Household Data for Pocatello, ID Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
34.8
24,814 25.4%
72,771 74.6%
14,056 14.4%
35,375
2.60
22,412 63.4%
17,925 80.0%
1,805 8.1%
12,963 36.6%

2010
NumberPercent
31.4
22,714 27.4%
60,125 72.6%
9,243 11.2%
30,682
2.64
20,836 67.9%
16,027 76.9%
1,964 9.4%
9,846 32.1%

2000
NumberPercent
30.4
21,176 28.0%
54,389 72.0%
7,750 10.3%
27,214
2.69
19,324 71.0%
15,756 81.5%
1,667 8.6%
7,890 29.0%

1990
NumberPercent
29.2
21,473 32.5%
44,553 67.5%
6,698 10.1%
23,495
2.77
16,991 72.3%
14,326 84.3%
1,340 7.9%
6,504 27.7%

1980
NumberPercent
25.8
21,448 32.8%
43,973 67.2%
5,211 8.0%
22,395
2.86
16,474 73.6%
14,310 86.9%
1,280 7.8%
5,921 26.4%

2022 Housing Data for Pocatello, ID Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units38,134 
Median Value$228,916 
Occupied35,37592.8%
Vacant2,7597.2%
Owned24,21868.5%
Rented11,15731.5%
Median Rent$815 
Single-Family Units27,11671.1%
    Detached25,55767.0%
    Attached1,5594.1%
Buldings with 5+ Units3,2348.5%
Mobile Homes3,4789.1%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Pocatello, ID Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0001,6534.7%
$10,000 to $14,9991,7745.0%
$15,000 to $19,9991,2933.7%
$20,000 to $24,9991,8325.2%
$25,000 to $29,9991,3963.9%
$30,000 to $34,9991,4794.2%
$35,000 to $39,9991,7454.9%
$40,000 to $44,9991,9485.5%
$45,000 to $49,9991,5954.5%
$50,000 to $59,9992,8148.0%
$60,000 to $74,9993,59010.1%
$75,000 to $99,9994,82213.6%
$100,000 to $124,9993,1859.0%
$125,000 to $149,9992,3646.7%
$150,000 to $199,9992,3686.7%
$200,000 or more1,5174.3%
Median Household Income60,671 
Per Capita Income29,789 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.76 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI2,4186.8%
Public Assistance1,3683.9%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps5,10814.4%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed36,79970.0%
Unemployed1,7293.3%
In Armed Forces540.1%
Total Labor Force38,58273.4%
Not in Labor Force13,95326.6%
Real Unemployment Rate 29.9%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector15,65712,56055.5%
Non-Profit1,2371,36947.5%
Self-Employed2,2391,62957.9%
Local Government1,4381,73045.4%
State Government1,6942,15844.0%
Federal Government75148061.0%
Total Private + Self17,89614,18955.8%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.5,1205,73747.2%
Total23,01619,92653.6%
Pct. Govt.19.2%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts5,58713.0%
Sales and Office Occupations9,33421.7%
Professional, Technical10,59424.6%
Service Occupations7,24216.8%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing7941.8%
All others10,32024.0%
White Collar 59.2%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance6,243172.8%
Educational services5,231144.8%
Retail trade4,746131.4%
Accommodation and food services3,51597.3%
Manufacturing3,45295.5%
Construction2,76276.4%
Public administration2,49469.0%
Transportation and warehousing2,34064.8%
Finance and insurance2,31264.0%
Other services2,11658.6%
Professional, scientific, technical1,84151.0%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1,40538.9%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1,21733.7%
Wholesale trade1,08630.1%
Real estate and rental and leasing71319.7%
Arts, entertainment, recreation69019.1%
Utilities42211.7%
Information41511.5%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction591.6%
Management180.5%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Pocatello, ID Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican8,8129.24%
Puerto Rican4990.52%
Cuban900.09%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American880.09%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan250.03%
Honduran410.04%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian100.01%
Salvadoran120.01%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American3040.32%
Argentinean310.03%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean180.02%
Colombian1610.17%
Ecuadorian260.03%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan680.07%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic1,1181.17%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Japanese3100.33%
Indian2980.31%
Chinese2390.25%
Indonesian2110.22%
Vietnamese1350.14%
Filipino1120.12%
Thai980.10%
Korean580.06%
Burmese470.05%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English82,53192.5%
Spanish4,4865.0%
Other Indo-European4740.5%
Other Asian4420.5%
Other4050.5%
German, other Germanic1820.2%
Chinese1460.2%
Vietnamese1350.2%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic1270.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
English20,15821.1%
German13,36714.0%
Irish8,2538.7%
American6,0356.3%
Scottish3,4063.6%
European3,4003.6%
Danish3,0993.3%
Italian3,0473.2%
Swedish2,9943.1%
Norwegian2,5002.6%
Welsh2,0072.1%
French1,5281.6%
British1,2021.3%
Dutch1,0831.1%
Polish1,0551.1%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen93,13797.7%
Not a citizen2,2152.3%
Native91,27995.7%
Foreign-born4,0734.3%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Pocatello, ID Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
1,241 2.0%3,220 5.3%15,787 26.0%23,285 38.3%11,422 18.8%5,785 9.5%
  Average years of education: 13.6
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 1,241 2.0%
9-12 Years 3,220 5.3%
H.S. Grad or GED 15,787 26.0%
Some College 23,285 38.3%
Bach. Degree 11,422 18.8%
Grad Degree 5,785 9.5%
Average years of education: 13.6

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Pocatello, ID Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 69,294 64,360 4,934 7.1%
1991 70,312 65,368 4,944 7.0%
1992 69,604 64,382 5,222 7.5%
1993 78,274 73,420 4,854 6.2%
1994 79,868 74,868 5,000 6.3%
1995 79,778 74,936 4,842 6.1%
1996 78,258 73,798 4,460 5.7%
1997 84,602 80,000 4,602 5.4%
1998 86,150 81,696 4,454 5.2%
1999 85,680 81,176 4,504 5.3%
2000 83,706 79,752 3,954 4.7%
2001 82,898 78,726 4,172 5.0%
2002 84,670 79,568 5,102 6.0%
2003 86,430 81,760 4,670 5.4%
2004 87,012 82,836 4,176 4.8%
2005 88,526 85,092 3,434 3.9%
2006 88,306 85,192 3,114 3.5%
2007 90,188 87,440 2,748 3.0%
2008 86,790 82,736 4,054 4.7%
2009 86,342 79,580 6,762 7.8%
2010 90,054 82,950 7,104 7.9%
2011 89,866 83,154 6,712 7.5%
2012 90,910 84,392 6,518 7.2%
2013 91,562 85,540 6,022 6.6%
2014 90,654 86,894 3,760 4.1%
2015 91,610 88,164 3,446 3.8%
2016 89,986 86,840 3,146 3.5%
2017 90,904 88,130 2,774 3.1%
2018 91,428 88,936 2,492 2.7%
2019 93,110 90,594 2,516 2.7%
2020 93,384 88,918 4,466 4.8%
2021 93,970 90,662 3,308 3.5%
2022 96,754 94,104 2,650 2.7%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com