Pocatello, ID

Pocatello profile

Living in Pocatello

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.

Unlike some cities, Pocatello isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pocatello are a mix of both white- and blue-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%).

One of the benefits of Pocatello is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.55 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

The education level of Pocatello citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.34% of adults in Pocatello have at least a bachelor's 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.