Pocatello is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 56,637 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Pocatello is the fifth largest community in Idaho.
Pocatello is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Pocatello is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pocatello who work in office and administrative support (12.85%), sales jobs (11.32%), and teaching (8.42%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.55 minutes getting to work every day.
In terms of college education, Pocatello is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.34% of adults in Pocatello have a college degree.
The per capita income in Pocatello in 2018 was $24,366, which is upper middle income relative to Idaho, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,464 for a family of four. However, Pocatello contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pocatello is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pocatello home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pocatello residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Pocatello include English, German, Irish, Scottish, and French.
The most common language spoken in Pocatello is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.