Pocatello, Idaho Population 2018

Pocatello, Idaho's estimated population is 55,193 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Pocatello, Idaho is the 5th largest city in Idaho based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1694.35 people/mi² (654.19 people/km²), with a household density of 266.09 people/km² (689.18 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 31.4 years, 30.2 years for males, and 32.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.1 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 22,450 households in the city, with an average size of 2.58 people per household. The vacancy rate was 9%, with a median rent of $620/month. The median house has 5.9 rooms, and has a value of $135,500.

The median income for households in Pocatello, Idaho is $41,172, while the mean household income is $57,329. The per capita income is $22,192, and 14.6% of families and 21.1% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 25.2% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 7.1% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201755,1934750.87%
201654,718680.12%
201554,6502400.44%
201454,410-36-0.07%
201354,446-312-0.57%
201254,758850.16%
201154,6733380.62%
201054,3352,8695.57%
200051,4665,38611.69%
199046,080-260-0.56%
198046,3406,30415.75%
197040,03611,50240.31%
196028,5342,4039.20%
195026,1317,99844.11%
194018,1331,66210.09%
193016,4711,4709.80%
192015,0015,89164.67%
19109,1105,064125.16%
19004,0460.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White49,639
Two or More Races1,777
American Indian and Alaska Native999
Some Other Race829
Asian766
Black or African American465
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander117

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Pocatello Id Population Pyramid 2018

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Pocatello Id Median Age

31.4


Total

30.2


Male

32.7


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 41,064 adults in Pocatello Id.

Pocatello Id Age Dependency

59.9

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Pocatello Id Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.9
Houses Without Mortgage
4,402
Houses With Mortgage
8,356
Vacancy Rate
9
Median Rent
620
Median Home Value
135,500
Renter-Occupied Units
7,667
Owner-Occupied Units
12,758
Total Housing Units
22,450

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Pocatello Id for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 4.6% and the labor force participation rate is 63.6%.

Pocatello Id Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.58
Average Family Size
3.22
Total Households
20425
Married Couple Households
9258
Male Householder (no wife) Families
1043
Female Householder (no husband) Families
2326
Non Family Households
7798
Total Families
12627
Households With Own Children
6080
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
6.5
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.4

Pocatello Id Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
2,117
$10,000 to $14,999
1,254
$15,000 to $24,999
2,992
$25,000 to $34,999
2,529
$35,000 to $49,999
3,105
$50,000 to $74,999
3,345
$75,000 to $99,999
2,089
$100,000 to $149,999
2,099
$150,000 to $199,999
489
Over $200,000
406

Pocatello Id Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Pocatello Id

Idaho

$41,172

$49,174

$57,329

$64,513

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.050.10.150.2

Pocatello Id Education Data

Pocatello Id Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
6501.95%
9th to 12th Grade
1,8565.57%
High School Graduate
8,85026.55%
Some College
9,47828.43%
Associates Degree
2,5267.58%
Bachelors Degree
6,37719.13%
Graduate Degree
3,60110.80%