Also See: Pocatello, ID ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Pocatello had a population of 59,481 as of July 1, 2021. 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 42.8713 and longitude -112.4455 in Bannock County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pocatello 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 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Pocatello: Pocatello Junction.
|Total Population||59,481 (100%)|
|Population in Households||57,598 (96.8%)|
|Population in Families||44,103 (74.1%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||1,883 ( 3.2%)|
|Median Household Income||$47,563|
|Average Household Income||$62,144|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||16%|
|Per Capita Income||$23,850|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||24,084 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||13,894 (57.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||8,900 (37.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,290 ( 5.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$182,221|
|Average Home Value||$265,686|
|Housing Affordability Index3||144|
|Average Household Size||2.53|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.5%|
|Per Capita Income||2.51%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.29%|
The table below compares Pocatello to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 6||98th|
|Population Density||# 57||75th|
|Median Household Income||# 165||28th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 129||57th|
|Per Capita Income||# 146||36th|
|Diversity Index||# 90||61st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Idaho Census Data Comparison Tool.