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Idaho Falls, ID

Idaho Falls is strongly conservative and has a Democratic representative in Congress
60,147
Idaho Falls Population7
$
38,523
Median Income6
4.4
%
Unemployment Rate18
 

City Score

 

Population

The population of Idaho Falls that is 55 years and older grew by 22.1% since 2010, which is the city's fastest growing segment.

Age

33.3
Median Age7
8.1
%
Population Growth Since 20107

Proportion of Population by Age Group vs. United States average7

 

Race and Ethnicity

Idaho Falls residents are mostly white and the city is slowly becoming less diverse as the white community has grown by 3.6% since 2010, while the Hispanic community, 2nd largest in the city, has grown by 25.2%

Race

82.2
%
Idaho Population, White7
61.1
%
United States population, White7

Population Distribution by Race/Ethnicity7

 

Climate

Idaho Falls is at a low risk for natural disasters. The most common disasters are volcanoes, volcanoes, and volcanoes.

Weather

26
%
Chance of Rain11
1
%
Chance of Sunshine3

Average Temperature35

 

Housing

The average home value in Idaho Falls increased by 45% since 2010 which is 3% higher than the national average and 35% lower than the state average

Rent

$
600
Monthly Average13
36
%
Renters36

Average Home Value5

 

Taxes

Idaho Falls is a somewhat low tax location with sales tax 13% lower than the national average and property tax 35% lower than the national average, but income tax 18% higher than the national average.

Other

0.72
%
Property Tax23
6.0
%
Sales Tax22
0.0
%
Vehicle Tax23

Effective Income Tax Rate at Various Income Levels (Married, Filing Jointly)37

 

Employment

Idaho Falls has a very high employment rate of 96% which is 2% higher than the national average. The largest employers are Melaleuca and EIRMC Women and Infants Center

Income

17.4
%
<$25,0006
12.9
%
$100,000+6

Distribution by Industry18

 

Politics

Idaho Falls is strongly conservative and has a Democratic representative in Congress

2016 Presidential Election Results38

Representatives

Mayor29 Rebecca Casper
Republican
House of Representative29 Michael K. Simpson
Republican
 

Healthcare

The nearest 5-star hospital, Mountain View Hospital, is 3.0 miles from the center of Idaho Falls, the nearest Veterans Affairs medical center, George E. Wahlen VA Medical Center, is 189.2 miles away, and the nearest top-rated hospital for cancer care, Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah, is 188.2 miles away

Medicare-Rated Hospitals (<50 Miles)2

Is Marijuana Legal?

Medical30 No
Decriminalized30 No
 

Safety

In Idaho, 57.8% of adults live in a household with at least one gun, which is a marginal decrease from 2000 when 60.9% of adults lived in households with guns

Gun Laws

No
Universal Background Checks31
No
Permit to Purchase Law31

Property Crimes and Violent Crimes per 100,000 Residents

 

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