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 Population14,728
Male Share of the Population51%
Female Share of the Population49%
Senior Citizens12.3%
Employed Population 16+6,261
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married62.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher25.9%
Median Earnings25+$37,358
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,086

Wealth

Median Family Income$64,849
% Above Poverty Level89.2%
% Below Poverty Level10.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.3%
% Using Public Transportation2.4%

Housing

People Living Alone24.3%
Median Gross Rent$847
Median House Value$160,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.6%
English20.4%
Irish7.6%
Scottish3.2%
Swedish3.1%
Danishn2.7%
Dutch2.5%
Italian2.5%
Norwegian2.2%
Welsh1.4%
French Except Basque1.4%
Swiss1.3%
Arab1%
Polish1%
Canadian0.7%
Hungarian0.5%
Russian0.4%
African0.3%
Brazilian0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Australian0.2%
Basque0.1%
US/American0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
German0.1%
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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
Aberdeen2,169$44,847
American Falls4,349$60,875
Blackfoot11,854$62,205
Inkom868$62,857
McCammon731$70,750
Pocatello55,162$58,319

Chubbuck Public Libraries

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

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Chubbuck Public Schools

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