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Overview

Introduction to Jerome, Idaho

Jerome, Idaho, in Jerome county, is located 104 miles SE of Boise, Idaho (center to center) and 448 miles SE of Portland, Oregon.

Jerome History

Jerome is located in the Jerome County, which was founded in 1919 by the Idaho Legislature through a partition of the Lincoln county. Jerome County is considered to be named after either Jerome Hill, a North side Irrigation Project developer, or his son - in - law Jerome Kuhn.

Jerome and nearby Attractions

  • Jerome County Historical Museum
  • Jerome City Hall
  • Candlelight Park
  • Gayle Forsyth Memorial Park
  • Jerome County Fairgrounds

Things To Do In Jerome

The City of Jerome is home to many parks and open spaces including the Camozzi Park, Gayle Forsyth Memorial Park, and Candlelight Park. The Jerome County Historical Museum is also a "must visit" destination for its rich historical significance. Other notable locations include the Jerome County Fairgrounds and the Jerome City Hall. Jerome also hosts several festivals like Idaho Farm and Ranch Museum Live History Days, and the Jerome County Fair and Rodeo every year.

Jerome Transportation

Joslin Field - Magic Valley Regional Airport is the nearest airport.

Jerome Higher Education

The College of Southern Idaho, Boise State University, Utah State University, and Idaho State University offer facilities for higher studies.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,140
Male Share of the Population49.6%
Female Share of the Population50.4%
Senior Citizens11.8%
Employed Population 16+4,405
Age of the Population28

Families

% of people married56.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11%
Median Earnings25+$25,747
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,326
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,259

Wealth

Median Family Income$43,613
% Above Poverty Level78.2%
% Below Poverty Level21.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone22.5%
Median Gross Rent$703
Median House Value$112,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)48.2%
Irish9.1%
English8.6%
Italian4.4%
Welsh2.2%
French Except Basque2.2%
Danishn1.7%
Swedish1.6%
Scottish1.5%
Dutch1.1%
Norwegian1.1%
Greek1%
Portuguese0.9%
Russian0.7%
Canadian0.5%
Basque0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Polish0.3%
Hungarian0.1%
German0.1%
Czech0.1%
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Jerome Almanac

CategoryValue
County Jerome County
Standard Zip Codes83338
Phone Area Codes208
Time ZoneAmerica/Boise
Approximate Latitude42.73
Approximate Longitude-114.43

Jerome Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationJEROME
Distance0.6 miles
Jan Temp18 to 36 F
Apr Temp33 to 62 F
Jul Temp55 to 90 F
Oct Temp35 to 65 F
Annual Precip10.7 inches
StationTWIN FALLS 6 E
Distance14.8 miles
Jan Temp19 to 35 F
Apr Temp34 to 60 F
Jul Temp53 to 85 F
Oct Temp34 to 63 F
Annual Precip10.9 inches
StationSHOSHONE 1 WNW
Distance15.4 miles
Jan Temp17 to 33 F
Apr Temp34 to 62 F
Jul Temp56 to 91 F
Oct Temp35 to 65 F
Annual Precip10.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Buhl4,243$47,188
Filer2,640$44,207
Kimberly3,528$51,728
Shoshone1,494$49,000
Twin Falls46,623$55,245
Wendell2,708$48,914

Jerome Public Libraries

Jerome Public
100 1ST AVE E
Jerome, Idaho
(208) 324-5427

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Jerome Hospitals

St. Luke's Jerome
(Non-profit)
709 North Lincoln Street
(208) 324-4301

Jerome Public Schools

Day Treatment Program
125 4th Avenue West
ZIP: 83338
(208) 324-1284
Other
Total Enrollment 8
Heritage Academy
500 S Lincoln Ave
ZIP: 83338
(208) 595-1617
Primary
Total Enrollment 177
Horizon Elementary School
934 10th Ave E
ZIP: 83338
(208) 324-4841
Primary
Total Enrollment 721
Jefferson Elementary School
600 N Fillmore Street
ZIP: 83338
(208) 324-8896
Primary
Total Enrollment 577
Jerome High School
104 N Tiger Dr
ZIP: 83338
(208) 324-8137
High
Total Enrollment 1003
Jerome Middle School
520 10th Ave W
ZIP: 83338
(208) 324-8134
Middle
Total Enrollment 848
Northside Jr/sr High School
125 4th Avenue West
ZIP: 83338
(208) 324-8137
High
Summit Elementary
200 10th Ave West
ZIP: 83338
(208) 324-3396
Middle
Total Enrollment 621

Jerome Private Schools

Canyonside Christian School
820 E Nez Perce
ZIP: 83338
Elementary
Total Enrollment 73
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