Rexburg, Idaho Population 2020

29,517

Rexburg is a city located in Idaho. With a 2020 population of 29,517, it is the 12th largest city in Idaho and the 1305th largest city in the United States. Rexburg is currently growing at a rate of 1.43% annually and its population has increased by 15.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,484 in 2010. Spanning over 10 miles, Rexburg has a population density of 2,949 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rexburg is $43,854 with a poverty rate of 39.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $699 per month, and the median house value is $199,800. The median age in Rexburg is 23.2 years, 23.9 years for males, and 22.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.7 males.

Rexburg Demographics

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

  • White: 92.07%
  • Two or more races: 3.25%
  • Other race: 2.46%
  • Asian: 1.53%
  • Black or African American: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.19%
  • Native American: 0.17%
The current population of Rexburg, Idaho is 29,517, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 28,687.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 25,484.

Rexburg, Idaho Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202052,440-16-0.03%
201952,456-16-0.03%
201852,472-16-0.03%
201752,4886121.17%
201651,8761,0822.09%
201550,794750.15%
201450,7193080.61%
201350,411-218-0.43%
201250,629-383-0.76%
201151,0121940.38%
201050,8180.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,74092.07%
Two or More Races9083.25%
Some Other Race6882.46%
Asian4291.53%
Black or African American910.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander530.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native480.17%

Rexburg Population Pyramid 2020

Rexburg Median Age

23.2


Total

23.9


Male

22.5


Female

Rexburg Adults

There are 21,164 adults, (1,402 of whom are seniors) in Rexburg.

Rexburg Age Dependency

41.5

Age Dependency Ratio

7.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Rexburg Sex Ratio

Female

13,997

50.07%

Male

13,960

49.93%

Rexburg Households and Families

Rexburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rexburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married35.3%64.7%
Female35.1%64.9%
All33.8%66.2%
Non Family27.4%72.6%
Male27.3%72.7%

33.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0183.4333.8
Married6,1623.3335.3
Non Family1,4363.6127.4
Female2994.1435.1
Male1214.5527.3

3.31

Average Family Size

3.43

Average Household Size

0.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rexburg Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade940.88%
9th to 12th Grade1831.71%
High School Graduate1,25411.74%
Some College3,05028.56%
Associates Degree1,79516.81%
Bachelors Degree2,97027.81%
Graduate Degree1,33212.47%

Rexburg Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,3019,1283,975
Hispanic882778179
Other Race40034243
Multiple Races25725751
Asian16516569
Islander282828
Native American1212

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,186$24,801$15,422
Less Than High School$18,987$31,066$
High School Grad$16,435$18,783$11,193
Some College$14,012$14,800$10,951
Bachelors Degree$20,572$23,071$15,469
Graduate Degree$79,210$88,313$47,222

$20,186

Average Earnings

$24,801

Average Male

$15,422

Average Female

Rexburg Language

Rexburg Language by Age

Rexburg Language

88.11% of Rexburg residents speak only English, while 11.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.29% of the population.

Rexburg Poverty

Rexburg Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,8649,06037.97%
Hispanic2,17093242.95%
Multiple89549254.97%
Other66939559.04%
Asian42219746.68%
Black5353100.00%
Islander532547.17%

39.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.59%

Male Poverty Rate

41.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rexburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rexburg is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rexburg is White, with 37.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 51.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.52%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.86%
Some College33.13%
High School17.34%
Bachelors or Greater13.13%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed73.31%
Male Unemployed71.00%
Female Employed39.23%
Male Employed34.67%

Rexburg Income

Rexburg Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,910$43,854
Families$29,755$45,604
Married Families$28,899-
Non Families$27,375$32,603

Rexburg Marital Status

Rexburg Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.4%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Rexburg Married by Age and Sex

Rexburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Rexburg Marital Status by Race

Rexburg Veterans

553

Number of Veterans

541

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam170
Second Gulf War135
First Gulf War76
Korea58
World War II21
Age Group Veterans
55 to 64163
65 to 74135
18 to 34135
75+95
35 to 5425
Name Veterans % of Total
White5422.78%
Hispanic452.80%
2 or More112.53%

$Rexburg Veterans by Education

12.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rexburg Employment Status

65.9%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Rexburg 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

36.35%

Born in Idaho

95.39%

Native Born

4.61%

Foreign Born

3.36%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.39% of Rexburg residents were born in the United States, with 36.35% having been born in Idaho. 3.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202029,5174151.43%
201929,1024151.45%
201828,6871780.62%
201728,5094151.48%
201628,0947552.76%
201527,3392120.78%
201427,1279203.51%
201326,207-10-0.04%
201226,2171420.54%
201126,0755382.11%
201025,5378,2804.00%
200017,2572,9551.90%
199014,3022,7432.15%
198011,5593,2873.40%
19708,2723,5055.67%
19604,7675141.15%
19504,2538162.15%
19403,4373891.21%
19303,048-521-1.57%
19203,5690.00%