Pocatello Metro Area

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  5. Pocatello Metro Area Family Information
  6. Pocatello Metro Area Education Information
  7. Pocatello Metro Area Business Information
  8. Pocatello Metro Area Public Benefits Information
  9. Pocatello Metro Area Criminal Information
  10. Pocatello Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information
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Pocatello Metro Area Legal Resources

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Pocatello Metro Area Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 83,103
  • Land Area (2000): 6,523.827 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 184.372 square kilometers

Pocatello Metro Area Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 76,268 2002 78,320 2005 85,293
2000 77,409 2003 84,746 2006 88,155
2001 77,145 2004 84,639 2007 87,209

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Houses (2000): 31,946

Pocatello Metro Area Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 133,294 79.66%
 Rural, Farm 3,384 2.02%
 Rural, Non-farm 30,656 18.32%

Pocatello Metro Area Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Pocatello Metro Area Employment Information

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Pocatello Metro Area Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 34,626 32,222 2,405 6.94% 70
1991 34,936 32,631 2,305 6.60% 66
1992 34,658 32,103 2,556 7.37% 74
1993 39,025 36,605 2,420 6.20% 62
1994 39,694 37,238 2,457 6.19% 62
1995 39,680 37,380 2,300 5.80% 58
1996 38,933 36,743 2,190 5.63% 56
1997 42,110 39,887 2,223 5.28% 53
1998 42,853 40,693 2,160 5.04% 50
1999 42,767 40,571 2,196 5.14% 51
2000 41,978 40,022 1,956 4.66% 47
2001 41,423 39,420 2,003 4.84% 48
2002 42,178 39,731 2,447 5.80% 58
2003 43,006 40,809 2,197 5.11% 51
2004 43,375 41,397 1,978 4.56% 46
2005 43,953 42,292 1,661 3.78% 38
2006 43,942 42,515 1,427 3.25% 33
2007 43,949 42,732 1,217 2.77% 28
2008 43,349 41,784 1,565 3.61% 36
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 43,084 41,450 1,634 3.79% 38
Feb 2008 43,331 41,780 1,551 3.58% 36
Mar 2008 43,699 42,130 1,569 3.59% 36
Apr 2008 43,251 41,890 1,361 3.15% 31
May 2008 43,705 42,453 1,252 2.86% 29
Jun 2008 43,663 42,162 1,501 3.44% 34
Jul 2008 42,529 40,954 1,575 3.70% 37
Aug 2008 43,211 41,386 1,825 4.22% 42
Sep 2008 43,668 41,850 1,818 4.16% 42
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Pocatello Metro Area Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 4,166 10.02%
2. Educational Services 3,732 8.98%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 2,468 5.94%
4. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 2,100 5.05%
5. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 1,802 4.34%
6. Chemical Manufacturing 1,740 4.19%
7. Public Administration 1,716 4.13%
8. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 1,646 3.96%
9. Health Care 1,620 3.90%
10. Rail Transportation 1,614 3.88%
11. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 1,402 3.37%
12. Food Manufacturing 1,322 3.18%
13. Repair and Maintenance 1,274 3.07%
14. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 1,194 2.87%
15. Finance and Insurance 1,184 2.85%
16. Truck Transportation 986 2.37%
17. Food and Beverage Stores 876 2.11%
18. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 694 1.67%
19. Metal Manufactuing 664 1.60%
20. Building Materials / Hardware / Lawn and Garden Supplies 654 1.57%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Educational Services 6,588 18.11%
2. Health Care 5,080 13.97%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 3,036 8.35%
4. Finance and Insurance 1,838 5.05%
5. Public Administration 1,776 4.88%
6. Social Assistance 1,756 4.83%
7. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 1,574 4.33%
8. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 1,556 4.28%
9. Department and Other General Stores 1,058 2.91%
10. Food Manufacturing 972 2.67%
11. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 920 2.53%
12. Food and Beverage Stores 894 2.46%
13. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 620 1.70%
14. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 562 1.55%
15. Personal and Laundry Services 560 1.54%
16. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 516 1.42%
17. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 484 1.33%
18. Used Merchandise / Gift / Misc. Stores 460 1.26%
19. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 456 1.25%
20. Construction 412 1.13%

Pocatello Metro Area Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Sales and Related Occupations 2,202 5.30%
2. Other Installation / Maintenance 1,882 4.53%
3. Other Production Occupations 1,840 4.43%
4. Other Management Occupations 1,736 4.18%
5. Vehicle Mechanics 1,662 4.00%
6. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 1,622 3.90%
7. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 1,522 3.66%
8. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 1,232 2.96%
9. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 1,188 2.86%
10. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 1,184 2.85%
11. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 1,066 2.56%
12. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 1,018 2.45%
13. Other Construction Trades 986 2.37%
14. Postsecondary Teachers 928 2.23%
15. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 900 2.17%
16. Engineers 872 2.10%
17. Farmers and Farm Managers 778 1.87%
18. Agricultural Workers 762 1.83%
19. Rail and Water Transportation 758 1.82%
20. Carpenters 732 1.76%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Secretaries and Admins 2,452 6.74%
2. Other Office and Admin Support 2,004 5.51%
3. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 1,772 4.87%
4. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 1,620 4.45%
5. Other Sales and Related Occupations 1,548 4.26%
6. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 1,302 3.58%
7. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 1,262 3.47%
8. Other Management Occupations 1,190 3.27%
9. Child Care Workers 1,172 3.22%
10. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 1,118 3.07%
11. Registered Nurses 1,114 3.06%
12. Waiters and Waitresses 1,050 2.89%
13. Health Technologists and Technicians 1,018 2.80%
14. Cashiers 1,016 2.79%
15. Customer Service Representatives 932 2.56%
16. Other Production Occupations 888 2.44%
17. Postsecondary Teachers 824 2.27%
18. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 822 2.26%
19. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 746 2.05%
20. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 740 2.03%

Pocatello Metro Area Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 65,748 52.57%
15-35 hours 21,710 17.36%
1-14 hours 5,734 4.58%
No regular hours 31,874 25.49%

Pocatello Metro Area Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 1,857 2.48%
5 AM-5:29 AM 1,798 2.40%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 2,427 3.24%
6 AM-6:29 AM 4,496 6.01%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 6,111 8.17%
7 AM-7:29 AM 9,584 12.81%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 14,690 19.63%
8 AM-8:29 AM 8,290 11.08%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 3,949 5.28%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 4,447 5.94%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 2,033 2.72%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 1,355 1.81%
Noon-3:59 PM 6,668 8.91%
4 PM-11:59 PM 7,124 9.52%

Pocatello Metro Area Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 4,194 5.60%
5-9 16,049 21.45%
10-14 21,591 28.85%
15-19 13,983 18.69%
20-24 6,422 8.58%
25-29 1,979 2.64%
30-34 4,231 5.65%
35-39 553 0.74%
40-44 462 0.62%
45-59 1,718 2.30%
60-89 2,038 2.72%
At least 90 1,609 2.15%

Pocatello Metro Area Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 102 0.14% 64,116 85.68%
30-44 70 0.09% 5,176 6.92%
45-59 12 0.02% 1,706 2.28%
At least 60 987 1.32% 2,660 3.55%

Pocatello Metro Area Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 436 0.56%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 10,192 13.18%
 Car / truck / van, solo 60,328 78.03%
 Motorcycle 118 0.15%
 Other 292 0.38%
 Public transportation 1,171 1.51%
 Walked 2,292 2.96%
 Worked at home 2,481 3.21%

Pocatello Metro Area Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Pocatello Metro Area Family Information

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Households (2000): 59,540 (161,536 people)
Families (2000): 42,608 (137,326 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 18,904
People at same address in 1995: 77,958

Pocatello Metro Area Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 6,278 10.48%
$10,000-$14,999 4,882 8.15%
$15,000-$19,999 4,404 7.35%
$20,000-$24,999 4,744 7.92%
$25,000-$29,999 4,172 6.96%
$30,000-$34,999 4,399 7.34%
$35,000-$39,999 3,729 6.22%
$40,000-$44,999 3,690 6.16%
$45,000-$49,999 3,207 5.35%
$50,000-$59,999 5,338 8.91%
$60,000-$74,999 5,761 9.61%
$75,000-$99,999 5,062 8.45%
$100,000-$124,999 1,964 3.28%
$125,000-$149,999 1,058 1.77%
$150,000-$199,999 540 0.90%
$200,000 or more 695 1.16%

Pocatello Metro Area Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 6,720 22.59%
 Family, 2 people 8,613 28.95%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 1,371 4.61%
 Family, 3 people 4,572 15.37%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 260 0.87%
 Family, 4 people 4,111 13.82%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 137 0.46%
 Family, 5 people 2,210 7.43%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 45 0.15%
 Family, 6 people 1,059 3.56%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 24 0.08%
 Family, 7 or more people 616 2.07%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 14 0.05%

Pocatello Metro Area Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 49,850 29.66%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 22,418 13.34%
Public Assistance 2,749 1.64%
Retirement 8,519 5.07%
Self Employment 9,574 5.70%
Social Security 14,660 8.72%
Supplemental Security 2,423 1.44%
Wage / Salary 48,182 28.66%
Other 9,722 5.78%

Pocatello Metro Area Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 17,850 50.78%
 With children under 18 17,304 49.22%

Pocatello Metro Area Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 5,423 8.74%
 Married 38,205 61.57%
 Never Married 17,033 27.45%
 Widowed 1,392 2.24%

Pocatello Metro Area Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 6,631 10.08%
 Married 38,872 59.09%
 Never Married 14,866 22.60%
 Widowed 5,416 8.23%

Pocatello Metro Area Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Pocatello Metro Area Education Information

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Pocatello Metro Area Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 4,013 3.36%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 12,664 10.59%
 High school diploma or equivalent 32,157 26.89%
 Some college, no degree 37,930 31.72%
 Associate degree 8,819 7.38%
 Bachelors degree 16,234 13.58%
 Graduate or professional degree 7,755 6.49%

Pocatello Metro Area Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 1,603 1.93% 1,550 1.87% 3,153 3.79%
Kindergarten 2,050 2.47% 268 0.32% 2,318 2.79%
Grades 1-4 9,263 11.15% 1,042 1.25% 10,305 12.40%
Grades 5-8 10,077 12.13% 390 0.47% 10,467 12.60%
Grades 9-12 10,875 13.09% 230 0.28% 11,105 13.36%
Undergrad college 15,532 18.69% 427 0.51% 15,959 19.20%
Graduate or professional school 2,547 3.06% 162 0.19% 2,709 3.26%
Total 51,947 62.51% 4,069 4.90% 56,016 67.41%

Pocatello Metro Area Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Pocatello Metro Area Business Information

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Pocatello Metro Area Businesses Changes By Year

Year  Business Births  Business Deaths
2001 225 198
2002 194 176
2003 199 167
2004 204 192

Pocatello Metro Area Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Pocatello Metro Area Public Benefits Information

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Pocatello Metro Area Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 139,966 85.95%
 Below Poverty Level 22,882 14.05%

Pocatello Metro Area Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Pocatello Metro Area Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 541

Pocatello Metro Area Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 2.295 0.170 0.000 0.184 2.649 0.000 4.143 22.867 0.970 27.980
2000 2.390 0.129 0.026 0.181 2.726 0.000 4.005 24.739 1.279 30.022
2001 2.748 0.402 0.000 0.130 3.280 0.000 4.757 24.227 1.063 30.047
2002 2.681 0.358 0.013 0.102 3.154 0.000 4.137 21.821 1.085 27.043
2003 2.242 0.330 0.012 0.118 2.702 0.000 4.036 25.972 1.310 31.317
2004 3.816 1.630 0.047 1.938 7.432 0.000 25.520 108.579 6.605 140.703
2005 2.415 0.504 0.012 0.106 3.037 0.000 5.721 24.117 1.184 31.022
2006 2.541 0.476 0.011 0.181 3.210 0.000 3.687 22.823 1.180 27.690
2007 1.743 0.264 0.000 0.138 2.144 0.000 3.887 24.103 1.307 29.297

Pocatello Metro Area Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 2,336
2000 2,535
2001 2,571
2002 2,365

Pocatello Metro Area Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Pocatello Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Pocatello Metro Area Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 13,032 15.68%
10-19 Years 14,094 16.96%
20-29 Years 14,518 17.47%
30-39 Years 10,335 12.44%
40-49 Years 11,636 14.00%
50-59 Years 8,257 9.94%
60-69 Years 5,115 6.16%
70-79 Years 3,790 4.56%
80-89 Years 1,971 2.37%
90+ Years 355 0.43%

Pocatello Metro Area Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 41,126 49.49%
 Female 41,977 50.51%

Pocatello Metro Area Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 73,228 88.12%
 Hispanic/Latino 5,178 6.23%
 Amerindian 2,221 2.67%
 Multiracial 1,103 1.33%
 Asian 756 0.91%
 African-American 416 0.50%
 Pacific Islander 124 0.15%
 Other Race 77 0.09%

Pocatello Metro Area Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. English 39,472 25.36%
2. German 26,960 17.32%
3. Irish 15,014 9.65%
4. United States Or American 14,637 9.40%
5. Danish 8,210 5.28%
6. Swedish 6,776 4.35%
7. Scottish 5,242 3.37%
8. Norwegian 4,973 3.20%
9. Italian 4,796 3.08%
10. Welsh 4,102 2.64%

Pocatello Metro Area Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 142,049 92.39%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 7,352 4.78%
3. Other Native North American 1,087 0.71%
4. German 420 0.27%
5. French 335 0.22%
6. Chinese 320 0.21%
7. Italian 254 0.17%
8. Japanese 254 0.17%
9. Tagalog 206 0.13%
10. Greek 194 0.13%

Pocatello Metro Area Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 162,464 97.09%
 Naturalized immigrant 1,908 1.14%
 Not a citizen 2,962 1.77%

Pocatello Metro Area Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Pocatello Metro Area Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


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