The City of Pocatello had a population of 55,595 as of July 1, 2016. Pocatello ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Idaho. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Pocatello is located at latitude 42.8712 and longitude -112.466 in Bannock County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pocatello (see map below) encompass a land area of 32.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Bannock County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,462 feet.
While the primary coordinates for City of Pocatello are located in Bannock County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Power County.
The City of Pocatello (GNIS ID: 2411447) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Idaho is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Pocatello is located within Pocatello Division of Bannock County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pocatello population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Pocatello: Pocatello Junction.
|Population in Households||53,747|
|Population in Familes||41,596|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1,848|
|Average Household Size||2.53|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||22,922 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||12,578 (54.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||8,653 (37.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,691 ( 7.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$133,847|
|Average Home Value||$157,487|
|Median Household Income||$40,678|
|Average Household Income||$57,294|
|Per Capita Income||$22,519|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.81%|
|Per Capita Income||1.42%|
The table below compares Pocatello to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 5||98th|
|Population Density1||# 54||77th|
|Diversity Index2||# 93||59th|
|Median Household Income||# 135||41st|
|Per Capita Income||# 82||64th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Idaho Census Data Comparison Tool.