Pocatello, ID Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Pocatello is located at 320km southeast of Boise. Pocatello was an important rail junction in the 1880s and has some nice homes from that era. One of the finest Victorian homes in the entire state is the Standrod House -it’s like a castle. The building is currently a furniture store, and the owners are happy to show visitors around. The Bannock County Historical Museum has a collection of railroad-era memorabilia. Visitors can also recommend an excursion to the American Falls Reservoir and the town of Lava Hot Springs, whose odor-free, 43ÂșC water attracts visitors from all over the world.

Demographics

Population: 51,466. Estimated population in July 2020: 53,372 (+3.7% change)
Males: 25,331 (49.2%), Females: 26,135 (50.8%)

Bannock County

Zip codes: 83201, 83202, 83204.

Median resident age: 28.8 years
Median household income: $34,326
Median house value: $87,100

Races in Pocatello:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.4%)
  • Hispanic (4.9%)
  • Other race (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian (2.1%)
  • Black (0.7%)

Ancestries: English (22.4%), German (17.0%), Irish (9.9%), United States (8.8%), Danish (4.6%), Swedish (4.0%).

Elevation: 4464 feet

Land area: 28.2 square miles

Map of Pocatello, ID

Population

For population 25 years and over in Pocatello

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 27.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pocatello city

  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

2.6% Foreign born (0.9% Asia, 0.7% Latin America, 0.6% Europe, 0.3% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +5,239 (+11.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Pocatello:

  • POCATELLO REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (777 HOSPITAL WAY)
  • PORTNEUF REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (651 MEMORIAL DRIVE)
  • PORTNEUF VALLEY HOSPITAL (2200 EAST TERRY STREET)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pocatello:

  • POCATELLO REGIONAL (about 10 miles; POCATELLO, ID; Abbreviation: PIH)
  • IDAHO FALLS RGNL (about 51 miles; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Abbreviation: IDA)
  • OGDEN-HINCKLEY (about 121 miles; OGDEN, UT; Abbreviation: OGD)

Other public-use airports nearest to Pocatello:

  • ROCKFORD MUNI (about 22 miles; ROCKFORD, ID; Abbreviation: 2U4)
  • MCCARLEY FLD (about 24 miles; BLACKFOOT, ID; Abbreviation: U02)
  • AMERICAN FALLS (about 27 miles; AMERICAN FALLS, ID; Abbreviation: U01)
Amtrak station:
POCATELLO (GREYHOUND STA., 215 W. BONNEVILLE ST.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Pocatello:

  • IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 10,057; Location: 741 S 7TH AVE; Public; Website: www.isu.edu/home.shtml; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • THE SCHOOL OF HAIRSTYLING (Full-time enrollment: 35; Location: 257 N MAIN ST; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Pocatello:

  • RICKS COLLEGE (about 82 miles; REXBURG, ID; Full-time enrollment: 8,670)
  • UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY (about 93 miles; LOGAN, UT; Full-time enrollment: 16,384)
  • WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY (about 121 miles; OGDEN, UT; Full-time enrollment: 12,112)
  • COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN IDAHO (about 143 miles; TWIN FALLS, ID; Full-time enrollment: 3,433)
  • UNIVERSITY OF UTAH (about 151 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 19,866)
  • SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 157 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 11,896)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-UTAH CAMPUS (about 157 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Full-time enrollment: 2,021)

Schools

Public high schools in Pocatello:

  • HIGHLAND SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,400; Location: 1800 BENCH ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • POCATELLO SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,101; Location: 325 NORTH ARTHUR AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CENTURY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,076; Location: 3255 NORTH OLD HIGHWAY 91; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • NEW HORIZONS HIGH SCHOOL (ALT) (Students: 120; Location10714>4 NORTH FAIRGROUNDS RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • POCATELLO TEEN PARENTING PROG. (Students: 46; Location: 108 VON ELM LANE; Grades: 07 – 12)
  • GATEWAY PROFESSIONAL-TECHNICAL CENTER (Location: 3115 POLE LINE ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Pocatello:

  • FRANKLIN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 665; Location: 2271 EAST TERRY STREET; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • INDIAN HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 643; Location: 666 CHEYENNE AVENUE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • CLAUDE A WILCOX ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 611; Location: 427 LARK LANE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • IRVING JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 604; Location: 911 NORTH GRANT AVENUE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • LEWIS & CLARK ELEMENTARY SCH (Students: 540; Location: 800 GRACE DRIVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • TYHEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 538; Location12743>3 WEST TYHEE ROAD; Grades: KG – 06)
  • HAWTHORNE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 537; Location: 1025 WEST ELDREDGE STREET; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 510; Location: 1455 GWEN DRIVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • SYRINGA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 421; Location: 388 EAST GRIFFITH ROAD; Grades: KG – 06)
  • GATE CITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 393; Location: 2288 HISKEY STREET; Grades: KG – 06)

Private primary/middle schools in Pocatello:

  • GRACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 400; Location: 1350 BALDY; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST ANTHONY CATHOLIC COMMUNITY (Students: 184; Location: 540 NORTH 7TH AVENUE; Grades: PK – 6)
  • FRANCSICAN CRE-ACT SCHOOL (Students: 53; Location: PO BOX 723; Grades: PK – 6)
  • LITTLE SCHOOL (Students: 32; Location: 406 N 17TH AVE; Grades: PK – KG)
  • JESSE CLARK CHRISTIAN ACAD (Students: 13; Location: 253 VALLEY VIEW DR; Grades: 4 – 8)

Libraries

Library in Pocatello:

  • MARSHALL PUBLIC (Operating income: $1,248,645; Location: 113 S GARFIELD; 113,321 books; 4,149 audio materials; 499 video materials; 233 serial subscriptions)

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