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Demographics

People

Total Population391
Male Share of the Population45%
Female Share of the Population55%
Senior Citizens18.7%
Employed Population 16+150
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married63.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9.7%
Median Earnings25+$30,313
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,167
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,719

Wealth

Median Family Income$44,792
% Above Poverty Level91.8%
% Below Poverty Level8.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone17.1%
Median Gross Rent$738
Median House Value$120,700

Ancestry

English24.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.1%
German13%
Irish7.9%
French Except Basque5.9%
Danishn5.4%
Dutch3.1%
Swiss2.3%
Swedish2%
Norwegian2%
Scottish1.8%
Russian1.5%
Italian1.3%
Canadian0.8%
Finnish0.5%
Egyptian0.3%
Slovene0.3%
Arab0.3%
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Basalt Almanac

CategoryValue
County Bingham County
P.O. Box Zip Codes83218
Phone Area Codes208
Time ZoneAmerica/Boise
Approximate Latitude43.32
Approximate Longitude-112.17

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)

StationBLACKFOOT 1 SE
Distance12 miles
Jan Temp14 to 31 F
Apr Temp31 to 59 F
Jul Temp50 to 85 F
Oct Temp32 to 62 F
Annual Precip9.6 inches
StationFORT HALL 1 NNE
Distance22.4 miles
Jan Temp13 to 31 F
Apr Temp31 to 57 F
Jul Temp49 to 84 F
Oct Temp30 to 61 F
Annual Precip12 inches
StationABERDEEN EXPERIMNT STN
Distance42.2 miles
Jan Temp12 to 31 F
Apr Temp30 to 58 F
Jul Temp49 to 85 F
Oct Temp29 to 62 F
Annual Precip9.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ammon14,767$73,551
Blackfoot11,878$58,542
Firth437$55,000
Idaho Falls58,933$56,639
Iona2,266$67,857
Shelley4,372$56,909
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