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Idaho Falls Metro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Idaho Falls Area is 136,057. The Idaho Falls Area population density is 45.26 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 19.14 people per square mile and is lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Idaho Falls Area is white, which represent 91.28% of the total population. The average Idaho Falls Area education level is about the same as the state average and is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 136,057. #295

Population Density, #639

Idaho Falls Area
45.26 per square mile
19.14 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:124,194 (91.28%, #285)
Black:672 (0.49%, #809)
Hispanic:15,739 (11.57%, #229)
Asian:794 (0.58%, #632)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):709 (0.52%, #351)
One Race, Other:5,987 (4.40%, see rank)
Two or More Races:3,701 (2.72%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:14,129 (89.77%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:66 (0.42%, see rank)
Cuban:4 (0.03%, see rank)
Central American:618 (3.93%, see rank)
South American:265 (1.68%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

115,229 (84.69%) out of the total population of 136,057 reported first ancestry.

 Idaho Falls Area% of the Total PopulationIdahoU.S.
Arab960.07%, see rank0.13%0.56%
Czech3800.28%, see rank0.42%0.47%
Danish5,3083.90%, see rank2.07%0.42%
Dutch2,6211.93%, see rank2.05%1.40%
English30,02222.07%, see rank15.96%8.02%
French3,6732.70%, see rank3.11%3.34%
German20,37914.98%, see rank18.13%15.03%
Greek4800.35%, see rank0.25%0.41%
Hungarian1020.07%, see rank0.19%0.46%
Irish9,1196.70%, see rank9.45%10.80%
Italian4,0282.96%, see rank3.14%5.52%
Norwegian3,6782.70%, see rank3.17%1.42%
Polish1,3671.00%, see rank1.26%3.01%
Portuguese4660.34%, see rank0.41%0.44%
Russian7640.56%, see rank0.52%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1,1000.81%, see rank1.08%0.99%
Scottish4,4303.26%, see rank3.07%1.72%
Subsaharan African3210.24%, see rank0.19%0.95%
Swedish4,6673.43%, see rank2.78%1.27%
Swiss1,1120.82%, see rank0.73%0.30%
Ukrainian850.06%, see rank0.14%0.31%
American14,36310.56%, see rank9.60%7.12%
Welsh2,1471.58%, see rank1.30%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 67,788 (49.82%, see rank)
Females: 68,269 (50.18%, see rank)

Idaho Falls Area
Male: 49.82%
Female: 50.18%
Male: 50.12%
Female: 49.88%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Idaho Falls Area
32.20 years old
35.20 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Idaho Falls Area
31.80 years old
34.40 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Idaho Falls Area
32.60 years old
36.00 years old
38.80 years old

 Idaho Falls Area% of the Total PopulationIdahoU.S.
Under 5 years12,5269.21%, see rank7.27%6.36%
5 to 9 years11,9388.77%, see rank7.53%6.51%
10 to 14 years12,4619.16%, see rank7.64%6.59%
15 to 19 years9,9277.30%, see rank7.12%6.85%
20 to 24 years7,9025.81%, see rank6.95%7.13%
25 to 34 years19,24414.14%, see rank13.25%13.47%
35 to 44 years15,88311.67%, see rank12.21%12.96%
45 to 54 years16,24211.94%, see rank12.71%14.09%
55 to 64 years14,61510.74%, see rank11.98%12.29%
65 to 74 years8,6486.36%, see rank7.76%7.64%
75 to 84 4,5793.37%, see rank3.98%4.25%
85 years and over2,0921.54%, see rank1.60%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Idaho Falls AreaIdahoU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population81,303, 100%1,015,487209,056,129
Less Than High School7,557, 9.29%, see rank10.86%13.67%
High School Graduate23,473, 28.87%, see rank27.73%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree29,826, 36.68%, see rank35.99%29.09%
Bachelor Degree14,497, 17.83%, see rank17.40%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree5,950, 7.32%, see rank8.02%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.59, see rank13.5413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Idaho Falls Area IdahoU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten4,96063.10%36.90%69.82%30.18%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)18,93794.82%, see rank5.18%, see rank93.21%6.79%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)8,99298.00%, see rank2.00%, see rank93.75%6.25%90.60%9.40%
College5,79174.12%, see rank25.88%, see rank77.09%22.91%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School1,05876.28%, see rank23.72%, see rank75.49%24.51%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Idaho Falls AreaIdahoU.S.
Total Households45,605, 100%585,259116,211,092
Average Household Size2.95, see rank2.682.63
1 Person Households9,430, 20.68%, see rank24.37%27.57%
2 or More Person Households36,175, 79.32%, see rank75.63%72.43%
Family Households (Families)34,466, 75.58%, see rank69.49%66.22%
Average Family Size3.51, see rank3.293.32
Married-Couple Family27,811, 60.98%, see rank55.52%48.42%
Nonfamily Households11,139, 24.42%, see rank30.51%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Idaho Falls Area%IdahoU.S.
15 Years and Over Total99,132see rank1,240,567252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over49,085100%, see rank617,796123,281,364
Never Married12,88326.25%, see rank29.08%35.77%
Married29,94661.01%, see rank57.45%52.04%
Widowed1,1422.33%, see rank2.45%2.57%
Divorced5,11410.42%, see rank11.02%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over50,047100%, see rank622,771129,692,771
Never Married10,34120.66%, see rank22.66%29.48%
Married29,84459.63%, see rank56.33%49.19%
Widowed3,9097.81%, see rank7.85%9.16%
Divorced5,95311.89%, see rank13.16%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Idaho Falls Area%IdahoU.S.
Native129,13794.91%, see rank94.02%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence81,25759.72%, see rank47.13%58.73%
Born in Different State46,71234.33%, see rank45.96%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1,1680.86%, see rank0.93%1.42%
Foreign Born6,9205.09%, see rank5.98%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship2,8582.10%, see rank2.14%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship4,0622.99%, see rank3.84%7.09%
Born In Europe6860.50%, see rank0.80%1.53%
Born In Asia5320.39%, see rank1.02%3.82%
Born In Africa1630.12%, see rank0.16%0.55%
Born In Oceania150.01%, see rank0.05%0.07%
Born In Latin America5,2293.84%, see rank3.63%6.83%
Born In Northern America2950.22%, see rank0.32%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Idaho Falls Area%IdahoU.S.
English40,04087.80%, see rank88.49%79.39%
Spanish4,2509.32%, see rank7.89%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages8751.92%, see rank2.05%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages2610.57%, see rank1.07%3.36%
Other1790.39%, see rank0.50%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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