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Overview

Introduction to Burley, Idaho

Burley, Idaho, in Cassia county, is 72 miles W of Pocatello, Idaho (center to center) and 445 miles N of Las Vegas, Nevada.

Burley History

The present day City of Burley is partly located in Minidoka County, which was established on January 28, 1913; and partly in Cassia County. In 1918, it became the county seat of Cassia County, which was organized on February 20, 1879 and was named after the Cassia Creek. Prior to that Albion was the county seat. It is the second - largest city of Magic Valley.

Burley and nearby Attractions

  • Minidoka County Historical Museum
  • Lake Walcott State Park
  • Murtaugh Lake County Park
  • Stanley Museum
  • Cassia County Historical Museum

Things To Do In Burley

Tourists can visit the Minidoka National Wildlife Refuge while staying the City of Burley. The local parks like the East Park, Freedom Park, and West Park are also ideal for spending your leisure hours. One can also have a look at the Goose Creek. The city also hosts several events and festivals such as the Cassia County Fair every year.

Burley Transportation

Joslin Field - Magic Valley Regional Airport provides facilities for air transportation.

Burley Higher Education

Higher education facilities are provided by the College of Southern Idaho, Idaho State University, Utah State University, and Weber State University.

Demographics

People

Total Population10,382
Male Share of the Population51.2%
Female Share of the Population48.8%
Senior Citizens12.6%
Employed Population 16+4,246
Age of the Population29

Families

% of people married54.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.5%
Median Earnings25+$25,681
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,929
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,058

Wealth

Median Family Income$43,929
% Above Poverty Level78.8%
% Below Poverty Level21.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone24.6%
Median Gross Rent$620
Median House Value$103,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)45.5%
English17.6%
German12.3%
Irish6.5%
Danishn4.6%
Scottish2.4%
Czech2.2%
Swedish1.4%
Norwegian1.2%
Dutch1.1%
Basque1%
Italian0.8%
Welsh0.6%
French Except Basque0.6%
Swiss0.6%
Lithuanian0.3%
Canadian0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Icelander0.1%
US/American0.1%
Polish0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Burley Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cassia County
Standard Zip Codes83318
Phone Area Codes208
Time ZoneAmerica/Boise
Approximate Latitude42.39
Approximate Longitude-113.78

Burley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationBURLEY MUNICIPAL AP
Distance1.6 miles
Jan Temp20 to 37 F
Apr Temp36 to 62 F
Jul Temp55 to 89 F
Oct Temp36 to 65 F
Annual Precip10.2 inches
StationPAUL 1 ENE
Distance6.9 miles
Jan Temp18 to 35 F
Apr Temp33 to 60 F
Jul Temp53 to 87 F
Oct Temp33 to 64 F
Annual Precip9.8 inches
StationMINIDOKA DAM
Distance18 miles
Jan Temp15 to 35 F
Apr Temp33 to 60 F
Jul Temp54 to 88 F
Oct Temp34 to 65 F
Annual Precip9.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Acequia201$53,750
Declo510$55,000
Heyburn3,187$51,339
Murtaugh70$54,375
Paul1,367$49,286
Rupert5,702$41,827

Burley Public Libraries

Burley Public
1300 MILLER AVE
Burley, Idaho
(208) 878-7708

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Burley Hospitals

Cassia Regional Medical Center
(Non-profit)
1501 Hiland Avenue
(208) 678-4444

Burley Public Schools

Burley Junior High School
700 W 16th St
ZIP: 83318
(208) 878-6613
Middle
Total Enrollment 502
Burley Senior High School
2100 Park Avenue
ZIP: 83318
(208) 878-6606
High
Total Enrollment 870
Cassia County Day Treatment Center
2311 Park Avenue Ste. 3
ZIP: 83318
(208) 662-3123
Primary
Total Enrollment 3
Cassia High School (alt)
1010 W 17th Street
ZIP: 83318
(208) 878-6630
High
Total Enrollment 133
Cassia Regionaltechnical Ctr
1143 W 16th Street
ZIP: 83318
(208) 878-6610
High
Dworshak Elementary School
102 E 19th St
ZIP: 83318
(208) 878-6615
Primary
Total Enrollment 615
Mountain View Elementary
333 W 27th St
ZIP: 83318
(208) 878-6608
Primary
Total Enrollment 575
Preschool Center
1144 W 17th St
ZIP: 83318
(208) 878-6611
Primary
Total Enrollment 29
White Pine Elementary
1900 Hiland Ave
ZIP: 83318
(208) 878-6632
Middle
Total Enrollment 823
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