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Overview

Introduction to Idaho Falls, Idaho

Idaho Falls, Idaho, in Bonneville county, is located 446 miles NW of Denver, Colorado.

Idaho Falls History

Idaho Falls was the site of Taylor's Crossing. This was a timber frame bridge that was constructed across the Snake River. The town that emerged at this site was originally named as Eagle Rock, after the rock island in the river. This was the nesting place for many eagles. This little town at the wooden bridge flaunted regular train service. Thus, it became the site for railroad's buildings and shops. The town became Idaho Falls in 1891. The city was named after the rapids that were present below the bridge.

Idaho Falls and nearby Attractions

  • Skyline Shopping Center
  • Anares Park
  • Rhinehart Park
  • Eagle Rock Art Museum
  • Funland Amusement Park

Things To Do In Idaho Falls

Idaho Falls has several parks and playgrounds including the Curley Park, Central Park, Rhinehart Park, and Highland Park. Shopping is great fun at the Grand Teton Mall and Skyline Shopping Center. Visitors can also experience the Eagle Rock Art Museum and the Museum of Idaho. The Funland Amusement Park is ideal for spending a family day out. The city of Idaho Falls hosts numerous festivals like the Art Festival and Snake River Fiber Fair every year.

Idaho Falls Transportation

Idaho Falls Regional Airport is the closest airport.

Idaho Falls Higher Education

The Eastern Idaho Technical College is located in the city. Other institutes that provide facilities for higher education include Ricks College and Idaho State University.

Demographics

People

Total Population58,933
Male Share of the Population49.6%
Female Share of the Population50.4%
Senior Citizens13.1%
Employed Population 16+25,491
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married51.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher27.2%
Median Earnings25+$30,368
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,068
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,380

Wealth

Median Family Income$56,639
% Above Poverty Level84.8%
% Below Poverty Level15.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work3%
% Using Public Transportation2.9%

Housing

People Living Alone26.2%
Median Gross Rent$706
Median House Value$143,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23.6%
English17.8%
German14.3%
Irish8.2%
Danishn4.3%
Swedish3.7%
Scottish3.6%
Norwegian2.5%
Italian2.5%
French Except Basque2.3%
Dutch2%
Welsh1.5%
Swiss1.3%
Polish0.9%
Portuguese0.5%
Russian0.5%
Czech0.4%
Canadian0.3%
Greek0.3%
Finnish0.2%
Slovak0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
African0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Arab0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
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Idaho Falls Almanac

CategoryValue
County Bonneville County
Standard Zip Codes83402, 83404, 83401, 83406
P.O. Box Zip Codes83403, 83405
Company Zip Codes83415
Phone Area Codes208
Time ZoneAmerica/Boise
Approximate Latitude43.52
Approximate Longitude-112.27

Idaho Falls Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationIDAHO FALLS 2 ESE
Distance1.8 miles
Jan Temp13 to 30 F
Apr Temp31 to 59 F
Jul Temp51 to 86 F
Oct Temp32 to 61 F
Annual Precip14.2 inches
StationBLACKFOOT 1 SE
Distance23.9 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
Distance34.4 miles
Jan Temp13 to 31 F
Apr Temp31 to 57 F
Jul Temp49 to 84 F
Oct Temp30 to 61 F
Annual Precip12 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ammon14,767$73,551
Basalt391$44,792
Iona2,266$67,857
Rigby4,028$34,058
Shelley4,372$56,909
Ucon1,251$54,250

Idaho Falls Public Libraries

Idaho Falls Public
457 W BROADWAY
Idaho Falls, Idaho
(208) 612-8460

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Idaho Falls Hospitals

Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center
(Proprietary)
3100 Channing Way
(208) 529-6111

Idaho Falls Public Schools

3-b Detention Center
950 Environmental Way
ZIP: 83401
(208) 542-2947
Other
Total Enrollment 42
Bonneville High School
3165 East Iona Road
ZIP: 83401
(208) 525-4406
High
Total Enrollment 1349
Bonneville Online Elementary
3497 N Ammon Rd
ZIP: 83401
(208) 525-4400
Primary
Total Enrollment 496
Bonneville Online High School
3385 N Iona Rd
ZIP: 83401
(208) 557-6823
High
Total Enrollment 191
Bridgewater Elementary School
1499 Indian Hollow Dr
ZIP: 83401
(208) 552-5577
Primary
Total Enrollment 401
Cloverdale Elementary School
3999 Greenwillow Ln
ZIP: 83401
(208) 525-4450
Primary
Total Enrollment 549
Compass Academy
955 Garfield Street
ZIP: 83401
(208) 525-7720
High
Total Enrollment 469
Discovery Elementary School
2935 N Golden Rod Dr
ZIP: 83401
(208) 552-7711
Primary
Total Enrollment 473
Dora Erickson Elem School
850 Cleveland Street
ZIP: 83401
(208) 525-7612
Primary
Total Enrollment 467
Eastern Id Prof-tech High School
690 John Adams Parkway
ZIP: 83401
(208) 525-7513
High
Emerson High School Altern
335 5th Street
ZIP: 83401
(208) 524-7800
High
Total Enrollment 137
Fairview Elementary School
979 East 97 North
ZIP: 83401
(208) 525-4425
Primary
Total Enrollment 323
Falls Valley Elementary School
2455 Virlow Street
ZIP: 83401
(208) 525-4455
Primary
Total Enrollment 570
Idaho Falls Senior High School
601 S Homes Avenue
ZIP: 83401
(208) 525-7740
High
Total Enrollment 1179
Lincoln High School (alt)
3175 E Lincoln Road
ZIP: 83401
(208) 525-4447
High
Total Enrollment 206
Rocky Mountain Middle School
3443 North Ammon Road
ZIP: 83401
(208) 525-4403
Middle
Total Enrollment 856
Special Services Center
3549 N Ammon Rd
ZIP: 83401
(208) 525-4414
Other
Total Enrollment 36
Summit Hills Elementary School
2853 N. Lucina Ave
ZIP: 83401
(208) 525-4433
Primary
Total Enrollment 505
Taylors Crossing Charter School
1445 N Wood River Dr
ZIP: 83401
(208) 552-0397
Other
Total Enrollment 420
Technical Careers High School
3497 N. Ammon Road
ZIP: 83401
(208) 525-4433
High
Total Enrollment 29
Telford Academy (alt)
2017 East 49th North
ZIP: 83401
(208) 542-0283
Middle
Total Enrollment 13
Tiebreaker Elementary School
3100 First Street
ZIP: 83401
(208) 525-4480
Primary
Total Enrollment 365
Ucon Elementary School
10841 North 41 East
ZIP: 83401
(208) 525-4430
Primary
Total Enrollment 380
A H Bush Elementary School
380 W Anderson St
ZIP: 83402
(208) 525-7602
Primary
Total Enrollment 487
American Heritage Charter School
1736 South 35th West
ZIP: 83402
(208) 539-7271
Other
Total Enrollment 245
Eagle Rock Middle School
2020 Pancheri Drive
ZIP: 83402
(208) 525-7700
Middle
Total Enrollment 780
Ethel Boyes Elementary School
1875 Brentwood Drive
ZIP: 83402
(208) 525-7630
Primary
Total Enrollment 433
Foxhollow Elementary School
2365 Genevieve
ZIP: 83402
(208) 524-7890
Primary
Total Enrollment 484
Hawthorne Elementary School
1520 S Boulevard Ave
ZIP: 83402
(208) 525-7636
Primary
Total Enrollment 419
Skyline Senior High School
1767 Blue Sky Drive
ZIP: 83402
(208) 525-7770
High
Total Enrollment 1229
Temple View Elementary School
1500 Scorpius Drive
ZIP: 83402
(208) 525-7660
Primary
Total Enrollment 507
Westside Elementary School
2680 Newman Drive
ZIP: 83402
(208) 525-7666
Primary
Total Enrollment 479
Edgemont Gardens Elementary
1240 Azalea Drive
ZIP: 83404
(208) 525-7618
Primary
Total Enrollment 558
Linden Park Elementary School
1305 9th Street
ZIP: 83404
(208) 525-7642
Primary
Total Enrollment 510
Longfellow Elementary School
2500 S Higbee Ave
ZIP: 83404
(208) 525-7646
Primary
Total Enrollment 530
Sunnyside Elementary School
165 Cobblestone Lane
ZIP: 83404
(208) 524-7880
Primary
Total Enrollment 575
Taylorview Middle School
350 Castlerock Lane
ZIP: 83404
(208) 524-7850
Middle
Total Enrollment 826
Teton Peaks Academy Bhc (alt)
2280 E 25th Street
ZIP: 83404
(208) 525-4447
High
Theresa Bunker Elementary
1385 East 16th Street
ZIP: 83404
(208) 525-7606
Primary
Total Enrollment 300
Sandcreek Middle School
2955 Owen Street
ZIP: 83406
(208) 525-4416
Middle
Total Enrollment 871

Idaho Falls Private Schools

Lighthouse Montessori School
2664 E 1st St
ZIP: 83401
Elementary
Total Enrollment 24
Little Peoples Academy
543 N Ridge Ave
ZIP: 83402
Elementary
Total Enrollment 15
Calvary Chapel Christian School
4250 S 25th E
ZIP: 83404
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 306
Holy Rosary Bi-parish School
161 9th St
ZIP: 83404
Elementary
Total Enrollment 91
Hope Lutheran School
2071 12th St
ZIP: 83404
Elementary
Total Enrollment 50
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