Everything You Need to Know About the City of Pocatello Idaho

In 2017, Pocatello, ID had a population of 54.7k people with a median age of 31.6 and a median household income of $42,979. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Pocatello, Idaho grew from 54,592 to 54,658, a 0.121% increase and its median household income grew from $41,172 to $42,979, a 4.39% increase.

The number of inhabitants in Pocatello, ID is 84.9% White Alone, 8.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.42% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Pocatello, ID communicate in a non-English language, and 97% are U.S. residents.

The largest universities in Pocatello, ID are Idaho State University (2,421 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Pocatello, ID is $138,000, and the homeownership rate is 63.8%. Most people in Pocatello, ID commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Pocatello, ID is 2 cars per household.


Education in Pocatello

In 2017, universities in Pocatello, ID awarded 2,421 degrees. The student population of Pocatello, ID is skewed towards women, with 5,482 male students and 7,011 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Pocatello, ID are White (1,813 and 81.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (184 and 8.31%), Unknown (63 and 2.84%), and Asian (52 and 2.35%).

The largest universities in Pocatello, ID by the number of degrees awarded are Idaho State University (2,421 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Pocatello, ID are Registered Nursing (138 and 5.7%), General Studies (129 and 5.33%), and General Business Administration & Management (126 and 5.2%).

The median tuition costs in Pocatello, ID are $N/A for private four-year colleges, and $5,425 and $20,201 respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Pocatello

The economy of Pocatello, ID employs 24.8k people and Pocatello has an unemployment rate of 2.6%. Pocatello has seen the job market increase by 2.8% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 32.8%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%. The largest industries in Pocatello, ID are Educational Services (3,726 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,436 people), and Retail Trade (3,409 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($69,861), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($57,134), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,156).

Households in Pocatello, ID have a median annual income of $42,979, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $41,172 in 2016, which represents a 4.39% annual growth.


Tax Rates for Pocatello

– The Sales Tax Rate for Pocatello is 6.0%. The US average is 7.3%.

– The Income Tax Rate for Pocatello is 7.4%. The US average is 4.6%.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Pocatello

– The average income of a Pocatello resident is $21,326 a year. 

– The Median household income of a Pocatello resident is $40,792 a year.