Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$23,760$24,280$29,829
Median household income$46,882$49,174$55,322
Median income owner occupied$63,978$59,554$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,549$30,762$35,192
Median earnings male$30,778$31,790$36,919
Median earnings female$20,215$20,292$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%3.9%4.7%
Poverty level15.5%15.2%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pocatello is 20% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Pocatello is 15% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pocatello is 22% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pocatello is 3% higher than the national average

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      $31,251 $46,882 $93,764
      $32,779 $49,174 $98,348
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
      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.

      Pocatello median earnings by income bracket

      Pocatello employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.9%8.9%
      Manufacturing sector8.8%8.8%
      Financial & insurance services5.1%5.1%
      Wholesale & retail services19.4%19.4%
      Public administration7.3%7.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.8%6.8%
      Education, health & social services19.7%19.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Tyhee, ID1,335$75,39536.3%
      Chubbuck, ID15,301$61,44211.1%
      Inkom, ID934$59,8448.2%
      Arbon Valley, ID882$43,12522.0%
      Fort Hall, ID2,733$37,59632.0%
      Pocatello, ID56,016$46,88215.3%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      New Brunswick, NJ55,992$43,93020.6%
      Tinley Park, IL56,082$82,16348.5%
      Fountain Valley, CA56,118$89,92462.5%
      Commerce City, CO55,891$82,93949.9%
      Diamond Bar, CA55,870$100,72382.1%
      Pocatello, ID56,016$46,88215.3%
      Source: The Pocatello, ID employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).