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Rexburg, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Rexburg had a population of 28,019 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Rexburg, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 28,019
Daytime Population: Workers 16,298
Daytime Population: Residents 15,396
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 31,694
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.13
Population in Households 27,190
Population in Familes 17,073
Population in Group Qrtrs 829
Population Density2 2,893
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $26,297
Average Household Income $44,379
Per Capita Income $12,778


Total Housing Units 8,734 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,247 (25.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,697 (65.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 790 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $189,264
Average Home Value $231,258


Total Households 7,944
Average Household Size 3.42
Family Households 5,413
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.32% 1.56%
Households 1.41% 1.56%
Families 1.31% 1.47%
Median Household Income   0.89%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

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, 2017 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 Density # 9 96th
Diversity Index # 106 54th
Median Household Income # 224 2nd
Per Capita Income # 224 2nd

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