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People

Total Population 344
Male Share of the Population 48%
Female Share of the Population 52%
Senior Citizens 20.9%
Employed Population 16+ 123
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 49.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,000
% Above Poverty Level 85.2%
% Below Poverty Level 14.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 7.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 19.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,021
Median House Value $112,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.2%
US/American 0%
English 27%
Irish 10.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Basalt Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles SW of Idaho Falls, Idaho (center to center)
Nearest Large City 446 miles NW of Denver, Colorado
County Bingham
P.O. Box Zip Codes 83218
Phone Area Codes 208
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.315
Longitude -112.163

Basalt Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BLACKFOOT 1 SE
Distance 12 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 31 to 59 F
Jul Temp 50 to 85 F
Oct Temp 32 to 62 F
Annual Precip 9.6 inches
Station FORT HALL 1 NNE
Distance 22.4 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 31 F
Apr Temp 31 to 57 F
Jul Temp 49 to 84 F
Oct Temp 30 to 61 F
Annual Precip 12 inches
Station ABERDEEN EXPERIMNT STN
Distance 42.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 31 F
Apr Temp 30 to 58 F
Jul Temp 49 to 85 F
Oct Temp 29 to 62 F
Annual Precip 9.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ammon 14,469 $70,691
Blackfoot 11,843 $52,455
Firth 462 $53,125
Idaho Falls 58,374 $52,852
Iona 1,980 $60,750
Shelley 4,404 $51,651

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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