Pocatello demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,6761991
Median age31.435.737.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%45%43%
Speak English91%89%79%
Speak Spanish4%8%13%
Pocatello, ID has a population of 54,592 and is the 735th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,676 per sq mi which is 8683% higher than the Idaho average and 1750% higher than the national average. The median age in Pocatello is 31 which is approximately 12% lower than the Idaho average of 36. In Pocatello, 53% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 91% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 60% of Pocatello residents were born in Idaho, 35% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Pocatello is 8683% higher than Idaho.
  • The median age in Pocatello is 12% lower than Idaho.
  • In Pocatello 90.93% of the population is White.
  • In Pocatello 0.85% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Pocatello 1.40% of the population is Asian.

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Pocatello population breakdown by race

Black or African American0.85%0.64%12.63%
American Indian1.83%1.31%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.21%0.12%0.18%
Mixed race3.26%2.57%3.06%
Other race1.52%2.74%4.75%
In Pocatello, 8.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Pocatello, ID demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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