Rexburg 75 Excellent
Rexburg Livability #51 ranked city in Idaho#8,055 ranked city in the USARanks better than 72% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Rexburg Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C+ Rexburg Cost of Living Cost of living is 3% higher than Idaho
973% less expensive than the US average
946% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Rexburg cost of living
A+ Rexburg Crime Total crime is 70% lower than Idaho
Total crime
43682% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 23082% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-10%Year over year crime is down
Rexburg crime
F Rexburg Employment Household income is 46% lower than Idaho
Median household income
$26,44552% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$12,74757% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
7%45% higher than the US average
Rexburg employment
F Rexburg Housing Home value is 9% higher than Idaho
Median home value
$182,2001% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$65531% lower than the US average
Home ownership
34%47% lower than the US average
Rexburg real estate or Rexburg rentals
C Rexburg Schools HS graduation rate is 14% higher than Idaho
High school grad. rates
97%17% higher than the US average
School test scores
48%2% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
19:119% higher than the US average
Rexburg K-12 schools
B+ Rexburg User Ratings There are a total of 5 ratings in Rexburg
Overall user rating
75% 5 total ratings
User reviews rating
70% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
79% 4 total surveys
all Rexburg poll results

Best Places to Live in and Around Rexburg

See all the best places to live around Rexburg

How Do You Rate The Livability In Rexburg?

1. Select a livability score between 1-100
2. Select any tags that apply to this area View results

Compare Rexburg, ID Livability


      Living in Rexburg, ID

      Rexburg is a medium-sized city located in the state of Idaho. The city has a population of 27,114 inhabitants. The majority of Rexburg residents report their race to be White; this is followed by Black and Asian. The median age of all Rexburg residents is 23, which is well below the national average. This is a good indication that this city could be ideal for young singles. If finding a family friendly city is important to you, look no further. With more than 93% of the population considered married and 59% with kids under the age of 18, Rexburg could be considered a very suitable city for families.

      If you’re considering moving to any new city, it could be a very intimidating task. However, it could also be a fulfilling experience if you are willing to get to know the town before actually living in Rexburg, Idaho. Finding the best places to live in Rexburg and nearby areas is a much easier task when you can rely on information and data from the livability score, which includes amenities, cost of living, housing and other important metrics.

      The livability score in Rexburg is 69/100 and the city is ranked in the 58th percentile of all cities across America. If we take a closer look at each of the categories on their own, we see that Rexburg ranks well for amenities (A+) and crime (A+). There are some categories that Rexburg does not rank well for, including: weather (F), employment (F) and housing (F). It might be worth taking a closer look to figure out why.

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Rexburg, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

      Crime rates can be the deciding factor for anyone looking to relocate to a new area. Rexburg gets top scores for their low violent crime rates of 38 crimes per 100,000 residents, which are significantly lower than the national average.

      Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Rexburg is real estate affordability. The median home price for Rexburg homes is $182,200, which is 8.5% higher than the Idaho average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Rexburg, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 6.9, which is 102.9% higher than the Idaho average.

      Rexburg transportation information

      Average one way commute13min20min26min
      Workers who drive to work64.1%78.3%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.5%10.0%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.3%0.7%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle5.2%1.0%0.6%
      Workers who walk11.3%2.8%2.8%
      Working from home8.7%5.9%4.6%

      Check Your Commute Time

      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Rexburg, ID data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).