Driggs, Idaho

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Driggs, Idaho

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High Points

Driggs strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Idaho):

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Driggs Walking and Biking to Work
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Driggs Public Transportation Use
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Driggs College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Driggs, Idaho

Comparing Driggs to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Idaho (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 6
Well-Paid Single Men 7 9
Racial Diversity 6 5
Senior Citizens 1 2
Age of the Population 1 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 7
Portion of People Married 5 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 10
People Above Poverty 5 8
Median Family Income 5 7
People in Middle Class or Better 4 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Working at Home 10 10
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Short Commute Times 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Housing Recently Built 7 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 6
People Living Alone 3 5
Affordability of Rents 3 2

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Driggs Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 50 miles E of Idaho Falls, Idaho (center to center)
Nearest Large City 419 miles NW of Denver, Colorado
County Teton
Standard Zip Codes 83422
Phone Area Codes 208
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.723
Longitude -111.11

Driggs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station DRIGGS
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 29 F
Apr Temp 27 to 51 F
Jul Temp 46 to 79 F
Oct Temp 28 to 57 F
Annual Precip 15.7 inches
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 27 F
Apr Temp 25 to 49 F
Jul Temp 44 to 79 F
Oct Temp 25 to 56 F
Annual Precip 18.6 inches
Station MOOSE
Distance 20.3 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 25 F
Apr Temp 22 to 49 F
Jul Temp 42 to 79 F
Oct Temp 25 to 55 F
Annual Precip 21.5 inches
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Driggs Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,100 100%
Male 582 52.9%
Female 518 47.1%
Under 18 335 30.5%
18+ 765 69.5%
65+ 90 8.2%
Median Age 29.5
Average Family Size 3.44
White 921 83.7%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.7%
Other 150 13.6%
Mixed Race 12 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 226 20.5%

Estimated Driggs Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,197
Growth 97
Growth % 8.8%

Driggs Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.8%
English 23.1%
German 9.2%
US/American 8%
Irish 7.4%
Italian 3.9%
Norwegian 3.7%
British 2.9%
European 2.5%
Swedish 2.2%
Swiss 2%
Scottish 1.7%
Polish 1.3%
Dutch 1.2%
Scandinavian 1.1%
Welsh 1%
Danish 0.8%
Austrian 0.7%
Czech 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Finnish 0.5%
French Canadian 0.4%
Australian 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Driggs, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bates (83422)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Driggs 1,100 $40,469
Irwin 157 $42,813
Swan Valley 213 $41,071
Tetonia 247 $42,679
Victor 840 $49,750
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Driggs High Schools (2004)

Serves 432 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.7

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