Pocatello, Idaho Population 2020

57,166

Pocatello is a city located in Bannock County, Idaho. With a 2020 population of 57,166, it is the 6th largest city in Idaho and the 680th largest city in the United States. Pocatello is currently growing at a rate of 0.79% annually and its population has increased by 5.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 54,255 in 2010. Spanning over 33 miles, Pocatello has a population density of 1,720 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pocatello is $61,809 with a poverty rate of 19.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $651 per month, and the median house value is $142,200. The median age in Pocatello is 31.9 years, 31 years for males, and 33.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.3 males.

Pocatello Id Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pocatello Id was:

  • White: 90.00%
  • Two or more races: 3.44%
  • Native American: 1.90%
  • Other race: 1.90%
  • Asian: 1.75%
  • Black or African American: 0.79%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.21%
The current population of Pocatello, Idaho is 57,166, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 56,266. The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 54,255.
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202090,1321,4971.66%
201988,6351,4971.69%
201887,1381,4971.72%
201785,6418470.99%
201684,7945780.68%
201584,2166820.81%
201483,534850.10%
201383,449-295-0.35%
201283,7441160.14%
201183,6286090.73%
201083,0190.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49,64890.00%
Two or More Races1,8973.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,0491.90%
Some Other Race1,0481.90%
Asian9661.75%
Black or African American4360.79%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1180.21%

Pocatello Id Population Pyramid 2020

Pocatello Id Median Age

31.9


Total

31


Male

33.2


Female

Pocatello Id Adults

There are 41,446 adults, (6,956 of whom are seniors) in Pocatello Id.

Pocatello Id Age Dependency

59.9

Age Dependency Ratio

20.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pocatello Id Sex Ratio

Female

28,392

51.47%

Male

26,770

48.53%

Pocatello Id Households and Families

Pocatello Id Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pocatello Id Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.4%18.6%
All63.2%36.8%
Female51.6%48.4%
Male48.2%51.8%
Non Family47%53%

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,5522.663.2
Married9,2943.3281.4
Non Family7,8501.4447
Female2,3393.1451.6
Male1,0693.5848.2

3.21

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pocatello Id Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7442.18%
9th to 12th Grade2,0205.92%
High School Graduate9,03426.49%
Some College9,32127.33%
Associates Degree3,1349.19%
Bachelors Degree6,56719.26%
Graduate Degree3,2839.63%

Pocatello Id Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White29,95327,8968,968
Hispanic2,4041,899405
Multiple Races709615174
Other Race61639753
Asian539467228
Native American52941632
Black209200107
Islander2711

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 95.69%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 51.20%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,230$37,083$23,747
Less Than High School$17,043$25,795$12,982
High School Grad$25,692$28,447$20,966
Some College$28,017$37,415$21,484
Bachelors Degree$37,275$53,941$29,489
Graduate Degree$54,397$63,363$46,354

$30,230

Average Earnings

$37,083

Average Male

$23,747

Average Female

Pocatello Id Language

Pocatello Id Language by Age

Pocatello Id Language

92.00% of Pocatello Id residents speak only English, while 8.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.89% of the population.

Pocatello Id Poverty

Pocatello Id Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White45,0718,17018.13%
Hispanic4,8451,42429.39%
Multiple1,77955631.25%
Other1,02042741.86%
Native98540240.81%
Asian91523725.90%
Black36911330.62%
Islander1078074.77%

19.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.11%

Male Poverty Rate

20.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pocatello Id

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pocatello Id is Islander, with 74.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pocatello Id is White, with 18.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.41%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.87%
High School18.04%
Some College12.97%
Bachelors or Greater6.39%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.64%
Male Unemployed41.06%
Female Employed16.82%
Male Employed13.03%

Pocatello Id Income

Pocatello Id Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,171$61,809
Families$58,319$74,266
Married Families$71,419-
Non Families$26,612$39,237

Pocatello Id Marital Status

Pocatello Id Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Pocatello Id Married by Age and Sex

Pocatello Id Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Pocatello Id Marital Status by Race

Pocatello Id Veterans

3,394

Number of Veterans

3,142

Male Veterans

252

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,237
First Gulf War759
Second Gulf War570
Korea296
World War II81
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,3048.80%
Hispanic782.45%
2 or More383.53%
Indian304.26%
Black226.34%

$Pocatello Id Veterans by Education

9.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pocatello Id Employment Status

61.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Pocatello Id Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

57.96%

Born in Idaho

95.84%

Native Born

4.16%

Foreign Born

2.64%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.84% of Pocatello Id residents were born in the United States, with 57.96% having been born in Idaho. 2.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202057,1664500.79%
201956,7164500.80%
201856,2668301.50%
201755,4364500.82%
201654,9861960.36%
201554,7903670.67%
201454,423-47-0.09%
201354,470-300-0.55%
201254,770800.15%
201154,6903590.66%
201054,3312,8650.54%
200051,4665,3861.11%
199046,080-260-0.06%
198046,3406,3041.47%
197040,03611,5023.44%
196028,5342,4030.88%
195026,1317,9983.72%
194018,1331,6620.97%
193016,4711,4700.94%
192015,0015,8915.11%
19109,1105,0648.45%
19004,0460.00%