Rexburg, ID

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
66,006
2.58% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mike Crapo
Republican Party
US Senator
Jim Risch
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
22.5
7.41% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
26%
19.4% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$56,594
1.75% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$291,300
20.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
32,500
6.86% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Rexburg, ID had a population of 66k people with a median age of 22.5 and a median household income of $56,594. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Rexburg, ID grew from 64,349 to 66,006, a 2.58% increase and its median household income grew from $55,621 to $56,594, a 1.75% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rexburg, ID are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.5%), White (Hispanic) (3.89%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.75%), Other (Hispanic) (2.45%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.06%).

None of the households in Rexburg, ID reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.9% of the residents in Rexburg, ID are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Rexburg, ID are Brigham Young University-Idaho (8,121 degrees awarded in 2022), Paul Mitchell the School-Rexburg (170 degrees), and Rexburg College of Massage Therapy (48 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Rexburg, ID was $291,300, and the homeownership rate was 51.6%.

Most people in Rexburg, ID drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17 minutes. The average car ownership in Rexburg, ID was 2 cars per household.

Rexburg, ID borders Bozeman, MT, Idaho Falls, ID, and Jackson, WY-ID.

Population & Diversity

Rexburg, ID is home to a population of 66k people, from which 96.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.4% of Rexburg, ID residents were born outside of the country (2.9k people).

In 2022, there were 22 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (56.4k people) in Rexburg, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.57k White (Hispanic) and 1.82k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.9%
2022 Citizenship
97.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.9% of Rexburg, ID residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Rexburg, ID was 97.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Rexburg, ID
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    56.4k ± 315
  2. White (Hispanic)
    2.57k ± 477
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    1.82k ± 495
9.15%
Hispanic Population
6.04k people

In 2022, there were 22 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (56.4k people) in Rexburg, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.57k White (Hispanic) and 1.82k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.15% of the people in Rexburg, ID are hispanic (6.04k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Rexburg, ID as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the MSA level, so we are showing data for Idaho.
Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    53,631 ± 5,603 people
  2. Canada
    5,916 ± 1,885 people
  3. Philippines
    2,755 ± 1,288 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Idaho was Mexico, the natal country of 53,631 Idaho residents, followed by Canada with 5,916 and Philippines with 2,755.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.4%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.9k people
4.23%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.72k people

As of 2022, 4.4% of Rexburg, ID residents (2.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Rexburg, ID was 4.23%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    555 ± 129
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    318 ± 117
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    108 ± 70

Rexburg, ID has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.75 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Rexburg, ID employs 32.5k people. The largest industries in Rexburg, ID are Educational Services (5,911 people), Retail Trade (4,841 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (4,325 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($71,500), Public Administration ($51,806), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($41,583).

Males in Idaho have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,089. The income inequality in Idaho (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

32.5k
2022 Value
± 2,104
6.86%
1 Year growth
± 8.24%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Rexburg, ID grew at a rate of 6.86%, from 30.4k employees to 32.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Rexburg, ID, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (4,156 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,767 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,458 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Rexburg, ID.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

32.5k
2022 Value
± 2,104
6.86%
1 Year growth
± 8.24%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Rexburg, ID grew at a rate of 6.86%, from 30.4k employees to 32.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Rexburg, ID, are Educational Services (5,911 people), Retail Trade (4,841 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (4,325 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Rexburg, ID, though some of these residents may live in Rexburg, ID and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$25,428
Median earning men ± $2,650
$11,400
Median earning women ± $619

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($52,031), Public Administration ($51,411), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($41,846).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($55,571), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($30,130), and Manufacturing ($24,788).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
3.01%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 836k people employed in Idaho. This represents a 3.01% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 8.06%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Idaho.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 514
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 331
    Retail Trade
  3. 274
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Idaho went to Donald J. Trump with 63.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (33.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.89%).

Mike Crapo and Jim Risch are the senators currently representing the state of Idaho. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Idaho is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Idaho

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Mike Crapo
Senator from Idaho3
Assumed office on January 3, 1999
Jim Risch
Senator from Idaho2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009

Mike Crapo and Jim Risch are the senators currently representing Idaho.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Idaho

Idaho is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Idaho have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Rexburg, ID awarded 8,385 degrees. The student population of Rexburg, ID in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 18,831 male students and 24,545 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Rexburg, ID are White (6,498 and 80.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1,063 and 13.1%), Two or More Races (187 and 2.3%), and Asian (133 and 1.64%).

The largest universities in Rexburg, ID by number of degrees awarded are Brigham Young University-Idaho (8,121 and 96.9%), Paul Mitchell the School-Rexburg (170 and 2.03%), and Rexburg College of Massage Therapy (48 and 0.572%).

The most popular majors in Rexburg, ID are General Studies (1,414 and 16.9%), General Business Administration & Management (786 and 9.37%), and General Interdisciplinary Studies (742 and 8.85%).

The median tuition cost in Rexburg, ID for private four year colleges is $4,536.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Rexburg, ID, the percentage of applicants admitted was 95.6%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 44.8%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 43,376 (43.4% men and 56.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 43,376 students enrolled in Rexburg, ID, 43.4% men and 56.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 27,499 records, of which 59.3% were women and 40.7% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Rexburg, ID was General Interdisciplinary Studies with 620 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Rexburg, ID according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 8,121 degrees awarded
  2. 170 degrees awarded
  3. 48 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Brigham Young University-Idaho with 8,121 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 3,240 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Rexburg, ID, which is 0.63 times less than the 5,145 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 6,498 degrees mean that there were 6.11 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 1,063 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($4,536) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($400) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

In 2022, 0.722% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.698% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (392k), Some college (372k), and Bachelors Degree (254k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Rexburg, ID was $291,300 in 2022, which is 1.03 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $242,000 to $291,300, a 20.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Rexburg, ID is 51.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Rexburg, ID have an average commute time of 17 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Rexburg, ID is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Rexburg, ID is $56,594. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Rexburg, ID was Teton County, ID with a value of $88,906, followed by Ada County, ID and Blaine County, ID, with respective values of $83,881 and $81,794.

Property

$291,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$14,091
$8,418
Median Property Taxes
±$558

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Rexburg, ID the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Rexburg, ID compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

51.6%
Homeownership
2022
69.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 51.6% of the housing units in Rexburg, ID were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 59.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Rexburg, ID was Teton County, ID with a value of $88,906, followed by Ada County, ID and Blaine County, ID, with respective values of $83,881 and $81,794.

The following map shows all of the counties in Rexburg, ID colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$56,594
Median Household Income
± $2,651
16.3k
Number of Households
± 1,120

In 2022, the median household income of the 16.3k households in Rexburg, ID grew to $56,594 from the previous year's value of $55,621.

The following chart displays the households in Rexburg, ID distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Rexburg, ID is from Idaho.
0.473
2022 Wage GINI in Idaho
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Idaho

In 2022, the income inequality in Idaho was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.111% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Idaho was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Idaho in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (62.7%)
  2. Carpooled (14.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (11.8%)

In 2022, 62.7% of workers in Rexburg, ID drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (14.7%) and those who worked at home (11.8%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

17 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Rexburg, ID have a shorter commute time (17 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.65% of the workforce in Rexburg, ID have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Rexburg, ID distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Rexburg, ID have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

26% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Rexburg, ID (15.4k out of 59.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Rexburg, ID is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

92.4% of the population of Rexburg, ID has health coverage, with 50.6% on employee plans, 15.8% on Medicaid, 6.29% on Medicare, 18.6% on non-group plans, and 1.12% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Idaho see 1517 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.72% decrease from the previous year (1528 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1511 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 435 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,517 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Idaho

Primary care physicians in Idaho see an average of 1,517 patients per year. This represents a 0.72% decrease from the previous year (1,528 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Idaho in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 30.5% under 18 years, 42.7% between 18 and 34 years, 19% between 35 and 64 years, and 7.85% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47% were men and 53% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.58%
Uninsured
50.6%
Employer Coverage
15.8%
Medicaid
6.29%
Medicare
18.6%
Non-Group
1.12%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Rexburg, ID declined by 1.64% from 7.71% to 7.58%.

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