Sugar City, Idaho

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Sugar City, Idaho

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Sugar City Short Commute Times
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 11% Sugar City Low Rate of Poverty
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Sugar City College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 14% Sugar City Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Sugar City, Idaho

Comparing Sugar City 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 9 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 7
Racial Diversity 8 8
Female Share of the Population 2 3
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 10 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 9
Median Family Income 7 9
People Above Poverty 7 9
People in Middle Class or Better 4 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 9
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Working at Home 5 3
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 4
Affordability of Rents 3 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
People Living Alone 1 1

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Sugar City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles NE of Idaho Falls, Idaho (center to center)
Nearest Large City 450 miles NW of Denver, Colorado
County Madison
Standard Zip Codes 83448
Phone Area Codes 208
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.873
Longitude -111.747

Sugar City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.3 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 30 to 57 F
Jul Temp 49 to 84 F
Oct Temp 29 to 60 F
Annual Precip 13.8 inches
Station ASHTON
Distance 20 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 30 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 46 to 82 F
Oct Temp 28 to 61 F
Annual Precip 20 inches
Distance 23.2 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
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Sugar City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,242 100%
Male 626 50.4%
Female 616 49.6%
Under 18 504 40.6%
18+ 738 59.4%
65+ 84 6.8%
Median Age 23.7
Average Family Size 4.08
White 1,153 92.8%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 10 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 56 4.5%
Mixed Race 19 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 103 8.3%

Estimated Sugar City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,479
Growth 237
Growth % 19.1%

Sugar City 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
English 36%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.1%
German 6%
European 5.8%
Swedish 5.6%
US/American 5.4%
Danish 3.9%
Scottish 3.3%
Welsh 2.6%
French (except Basque) 2%
Dutch 1.5%
Swiss 1.5%
Irish 1.4%
Italian 1.4%
Norwegian 1.3%
Northern European 0.8%
Ukrainian 0.7%
British 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Canadian 0.5%
French Canadian 0.4%
Polish 0.3%
New Zealander 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Israeli 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Australian 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
Romanian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Sugar City 1,242 $46,333
Menan 707 $40,357
Newdale 358 $41,500
Parker 319 $34,444
Rexburg 17,257 $36,047
St. Anthony 3,342 $37,995
Teton 569 $35,278

Sugar City Public Libraries

Sugar Salem School/community
3227 N 2000 E
Sugar City, Idaho
(208) 356-0271
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Sugar City High Schools (2004)

Serves 372 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.6

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