Rexburg, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rexburg, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Rexburg had a population of 27,528 as of July 1, 2016. Rexburg 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 Rexburg is located at latitude 43.8227 and longitude -111.7933 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rexburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,865 feet.

The City of Rexburg (GNIS ID: 2410929) 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 Rexburg is located within Rexburg Division of Madison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rexburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Rexburg, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 27,528
Population in Households 26,590
Population in Familes 16,822
Population in Group Qrtrs 938
Population Density1 2,842
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 7,820
Average Household Size 3.4
Family Households 5,327
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,569 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,183 (25.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,638 (65.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 749 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $190,815
Average Home Value $222,338


Median Household Income $25,548
Average Household Income $43,106
Per Capita Income $12,471
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.24% 1.28%
Households 1.38% 1.35%
Families 1.26% 1.25%
Median Household Income   0.62%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Rexburg, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rexburg 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 11 96th
Population Density1 # 10 96th
Diversity Index2 # 106 54th
Median Household Income # 225 1st
Per Capita Income # 225 1st

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