Pocatello, ID 83201 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 83201: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pocatello, ID 83201

Not Acceptable, USPS
ISU, ID 83201
Tyhee, ID 83201
Westwood Village, ID 83201

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Bannock County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.882, Longitude -112.423
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,284
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 15,268
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 752
    • Single Family Addresses: 14,516

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: July 1, 2021, Maps updated: May 5, 2021.


Pocatello, ID 83201 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 40,983 (100%)
Population in Households 39,898 (97.4%)
Population in Families 30,812 (75.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1,085 ( 2.6%)
Population Density 801
Diversity Index2 37


Median Household Income $50,046
Average Household Income $65,474
% of Income for Mortgage4 15%
Per Capita Income $24,593
Wealth Index5 61


Total HU (Housing Units) 16,184 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,985 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,341 (39.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 858 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $179,077
Average Home Value $204,708
Housing Affordability Index3 156


Total Households 15,326
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 9,718
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.67% 0.76%
Households 0.63% 0.76%
Families 0.4% 0.62%
Median Household Income   0.86%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
Owner Occupied HU   0.78%

Pocatello, ID 83201 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 83201 to the other 276 ZIP Codes in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 10 97th
Population Density # 18 94th
Median Household Income # 167 40th
Housing Affordability Index # 168 61st
Per Capita Income # 156 44th
Diversity Index # 94 66th

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