Idaho Falls, ID Population

Idaho Falls is located at 340km east of Boise. Idaho Falls, in the southeastern part of the state, is known primarily as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park. The Tautphaus Park Zoo has African lions, zebras and camels and a petting area where the kids can have fun with pygmy goats, karakul and other species.

Population: 50,730. Estimated population in July 2020: 52,338 (+3.2% change)
Males: 25,095 (49.5%), Females: 25,635 (50.5%)

Bonneville County

Zip codes: 83401, 83402, 83404, 83406.

Median resident age: 32.3 years
Median household income: $40,512
Median house value: $90,100

Races in Idaho Falls:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.4%)
  • Hispanic (7.2%)
  • Other race (3.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
  • Black (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: English (23.1%), German (16.8%), United States (9.4%), Irish (7.5%), Swedish (4.5%), Danish (4.3%).

Elevation: 4700 feet

Land area: 17.1 square miles

Map of Idaho Falls, ID

Population

For population 25 years and over in Idaho Falls

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 28.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Idaho Falls city

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

4.3% Foreign born (3.1% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +6,253 (+14.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Idaho Falls:

  • EASTERN IDAHO REGIONAL MED CENTER (3100 CHANNING WAY, BOX 2077)
  • IDAHO FALLS RECOVERY CENTER (1957 17TH STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Idaho Falls:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Idaho Falls:

  • IDAHO FALLS RGNL (about 3 miles; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Abbreviation: IDA)
  • POCATELLO REGIONAL (about 56 miles; POCATELLO, ID; Abbreviation: PIH)
  • JACKSON HOLE (about 91 miles; JACKSON, WY; Abbreviation: JAC)

Other public-use airports nearest to Idaho Falls:

  • RIGBY-JEFFERSON COUNTY (about 13 miles; RIGBY, ID; Abbreviation: U56)
  • REXBURG-MADISON COUNTY (about 29 miles; REXBURG, ID; Abbreviation: RXE)
  • MCCARLEY FLD (about 29 miles; BLACKFOOT, ID; Abbreviation: U02)
Amtrak station:
IDAHO FALLS (GREYHOUND STA., 850 DENVER RD.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, intercity bus service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Idaho Falls:

  • EASTERN IDAHO TECHNICAL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 386; Location: 1600 S 25TH E; Public; Website: WWW.EITC.EDU)
  • CENTER FOR TRAVEL EDUCATION (Location: 1276 S WOODRUFF COLONIAL PLZ; Private, for-profit)
  • VOGUE BEAUTY COLLEGE (Location: 247 CLIFF ST; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Idaho Falls:

  • RICKS COLLEGE (about 31 miles; REXBURG, ID; Full-time enrollment: 8,670)
  • IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; POCATELLO, ID; Full-time enrollment: 10,057)
  • UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY (about 128 miles; LOGAN, UT; Full-time enrollment: 16,384)
  • WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY (about 158 miles; OGDEN, UT; Full-time enrollment: 12,112)
  • MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BOZEMAN (about 167 miles; BOZEMAN, MT; Full-time enrollment: 10,380)
  • COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN IDAHO (about 182 miles; TWIN FALLS, ID; Full-time enrollment: 3,433)
  • UNIVERSITY OF UTAH (about 188 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 19,866)

Schools

Public high schools in Idaho Falls:

  • IDAHO FALLS SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,248; Location: 601 SOUTH HOLMES AVENUE; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • HILLCREST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,188; Location: 2800 OWEN STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SKYLINE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,146; Location: 1767 BLUE SKY DRIVE; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • BONNEVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,072; Location: 3165 EAST IONA ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WESTVIEW ALTERNATIVE EVENING (Students: 168; Location: 1767 BLUE SKY DRIVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL (ALT) (Students: 166; Location: 3175 EAST LINCOLN ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • 3-B DENTENTION CENTER (Students: 25; Location: 950 ENVIRONMENTAL WAY; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • EASTERN IDAHO PROFESSIONAL-TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 690 JOHN ADAMS PARKWAY; Grades: 09 – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Idaho Falls:

  • SANDCREEK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 984; Location: 2955 EAST OWEN STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • EAGLE ROCK JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 912; Location: 2020 PANCHERI DRIVE; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • TAYLORVIEW JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 899; Location: 350 CASTLEROCK LANE; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • ROCKY MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 770; Location: 3443 EAST IONA ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CLAIR E. GALE JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 739; Location: 955 GARFIELD STREET; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • FALLS VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 609; Location: 2455 VIRLOW STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • TIEBREAKER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 544; Location: 3100 1ST STREET; Grades: KG – 05)
  • AMMON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 514; Location: 2900 CENTRAL AVENUE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • TEMPLE VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 499; Location: 1500 SCORPIUS DRIVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • SUNNYSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 476; Location: 165 COBBLESTONE LANE; Grades: KG – 06)

Private primary/middle schools in Idaho Falls:

  • HOLY ROSARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 200; Location: 161 9TH; Grades: PK – 6)
  • HOPE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 181; Location: 2071 12TH STREET; Grades: PK – 6)
  • LITTLE PEOPLES NURSERY (Students: 82; Location: 573 NORTH RIDGE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • PROGRESSIVE CHILDCARE 11 (Students: 57; Location: 2060 CORONADO; Grades: PK – KG)
  • CALVARY CHAPEL CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 43; Location: 1755 W BROADWAY/PO BOX 52243; Grades: PK – 6)
  • LITTLE PEOPLES ACADEMY (Students: 20; Location: 543 NORTH RIDGE; Grades: KG – KG)
  • ADVENTIST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 9; Location: PO BOX 51017; Grades: 1 – 7)

Libraries

Library in Idaho Falls:

  • IDAHO FALLS PUBLIC / BONNEVILLE DISTRICT (Operating income: $1,710,573; Location: 457 BROADWAY; 212,815 books; 8,048 audio materials; 6,991 video materials; 301 serial subscriptions)

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