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Overview

Introduction to Chubbuck, Idaho

Chubbuck, Idaho, in Bannock county, is located 3 miles N of Pocatello, Idaho (center to center) and is 446 miles NW of Denver, Colorado. The city is located in the Pocatello metropolitan area. There are approximately 9,700 people in Chubbuck.

Chubbuck History

In the early 1800s, hunters and trappers visited the Chubbuck area for trading with the Indians. The first settlers were the Bannock and Shoshone Indians. John C. Fremont came to the area in 1843 and found it to be appropriate for agriculture. The city got its name from a railroad conductor called Earl Chubbuck. Formerly, it was called Chubbuck Beet Run, and later shortened to Chubbuck Siding. Eventually the city came to be known as Chubbuck.

Chubbuck and nearby Attractions

  • Pine Ridge Mall
  • Stuart Park
  • Idaho Museum of Natural History
  • Fort Hall

Things To Do In Chubbuck

Tourists in Chubbuck city can visit the Idaho Museum of Natural History and Fort Hall for their rich historical significance. Also, the Stuart Park offers a variety of recreational facilities that attract all the residents of the city. Tourists also find the Pine Ridge Mall to be a wonderful destination for shopping as well as hanging out.

Chubbuck Transportation

Pocatello Regional Airport is the nearest airport.

Chubbuck Higher Education

Higher education facilities are offered by Idaho State University, Utah State University, Ricks College, and Weber State University.

Demographics

People

Total Population14,326
Male Share of the Population49.5%
Female Share of the Population50.5%
Senior Citizens11.5%
Employed Population 16+5,883
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married61.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.5%
Median Earnings25+$34,776
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$12,267
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,836

Wealth

Median Family Income$60,471
% Above Poverty Level87.6%
% Below Poverty Level12.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work2%
% Using Public Transportation3.4%

Housing

People Living Alone24.9%
Median Gross Rent$709
Median House Value$158,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)24.3%
English22.4%
German17.3%
Irish7%
Danishn3.6%
Norwegian3.1%
Scottish3.1%
Swedish2.7%
Italian2.4%
Welsh1.9%
French Except Basque1.8%
Dutch1.7%
Arab1.1%
Canadian0.9%
Polish0.8%
Swiss0.7%
Russian0.5%
Hungarian0.5%
African0.3%
Czech0.2%
Austrian0.2%
US/American0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Australian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Greek0.1%
Finnish0.1%
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Chubbuck Almanac

CategoryValue
County Bannock County
Standard Zip Codes83202
Phone Area Codes208
Time ZoneAmerica/Boise
Approximate Latitude42.93
Approximate Longitude-112.18

Chubbuck Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPOCATELLO RGNL AP
Distance5.1 miles
Jan Temp16 to 33 F
Apr Temp33 to 59 F
Jul Temp51 to 88 F
Oct Temp33 to 62 F
Annual Precip12.5 inches
StationFORT HALL 1 NNE
Distance9.3 miles
Jan Temp13 to 31 F
Apr Temp31 to 57 F
Jul Temp49 to 84 F
Oct Temp30 to 61 F
Annual Precip12 inches
StationMCCAMMON
Distance23.1 miles
Jan Temp16 to 31 F
Apr Temp32 to 58 F
Jul Temp50 to 86 F
Oct Temp32 to 62 F
Annual Precip16.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Aberdeen2,167$43,244
American Falls4,351$44,968
Blackfoot11,878$58,542
Inkom861$62,000
McCammon718$66,875
Pocatello54,592$55,977

Chubbuck Public Libraries

Portneuf District
5210 STUART
Chubbuck, Idaho
(208) 237-2192

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Chubbuck Public Schools

Rulon M Ellis Elem School
11888 N Whitaker Road
ZIP: 83202
(208) 237-4742
Primary
Total Enrollment 495
Chubbuck Elementary School
600 West Chastain Drive
ZIP: 83202
(208) 237-2271
Primary
Total Enrollment 533
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