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Income/capita 19%
Household income 13%
Unemployment 29%
IndexIdaho FallsIdahoNational
Income per capita$24,037$24,280$29,829
Median household income$48,196$49,174$55,322
Median income owner occupied$60,309$59,554$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,678$30,762$35,192
Median earnings male$31,758$31,790$36,919
Median earnings female$18,231$20,292$26,250
Unemployment rate3.3%3.9%4.7%
Poverty level15.2%15.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Idaho Falls is 19% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Idaho Falls is 13% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Idaho Falls is 29% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Idaho Falls is equal to the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $32,127$48,196$96,392
      City
      $32,779$49,174$98,348
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Idaho Falls median earnings by income bracket

      Idaho Falls employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.5%1.2%
      Manufacturing sector13.3%3.5%
      Financial & insurance services2.0%2.5%
      Wholesale & retail services15.0%15.0%
      Public administration5.4%4.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.9%1.1%
      Education, health & social services10.3%35.2%
      Other35.4%30.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ammon, ID14,767$63,04514%
      Iona, ID2,266$62,24013%
      Lincoln, ID2,808$54,7661%
      Shelley, ID4,372$52,8205%
      Ucon, ID1,251$49,58310%
      Idaho Falls, ID58,933$48,19613%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Huntington Park, CA58,921$35,62936%
      San Rafael, CA58,948$81,36047%
      Chapel Hill, NC59,005$65,37318%
      Royal Oak, MI58,823$68,50424%
      Port Orange, FL58,780$46,36416%
      Idaho Falls, ID58,933$48,19613%
      Source: The Idaho Falls, ID employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).