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City of Pocatello
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Location of Pocatello in Bannock County and Power County, Idaho.
Location of Pocatello in Bannock County and Power County, Idaho.
Coordinates: 42°52′31″N 112°26′50″W / 42.87528°N 112.44722°W / 42.87528; -112.44722Coordinates: 42°52′31″N 112°26′50″W / 42.87528°N 112.44722°W / 42.87528; -112.44722
CountryUnited States
StateIdaho
CountiesBannock, Power
Established1889
Government
 • MayorBrian Blad (R)
Area
 • City32.67 sq mi (84.61 km2)
 • Land32.51 sq mi (84.20 km2)
 • Water0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
Elevation
4,462 ft (1,360 m)
Population
 • City54,255
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
54,746
 • Density1,683.92/sq mi (650.16/km2)
 • Metro
90,656
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain Standard Time (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (Mountain Daylight Time (MDT))
ZIP Code
83201
FIPS code16-64090
GNIS feature ID0397053
Interstate(s)I-15.svg I-86.svg
U.S. Route(s)link = U.S. Route 30 in Idaho link = U.S. Route 91 in Idaho
Websitewww.pocatello.us

Pocatello is a city in Idaho in the United States.

History

Pocatello was created in 1889. People came here on the Oregon Trail.

Geography

Climate

Climate data for Pocatello Regional Airport, Idaho (1981–2010 normals, extremes 1939–present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 60
(15.6)
65
(18.3)
75
(23.9)
86
(30)
97
(36.1)
103
(39.4)
104
(40)
104
(40)
98
(36.7)
91
(32.8)
75
(23.9)
64
(17.8)
104
(40)
Average high °F (°C) 32.6
(0.33)
37.5
(3.06)
48.8
(9.33)
58.3
(14.61)
67.8
(19.89)
77.8
(25.44)
87.8
(31)
87.1
(30.61)
75.8
(24.33)
61.0
(16.11)
44.5
(6.94)
32.8
(0.44)
59.4
(15.22)
Average low °F (°C) 16.0
(-8.89)
19.2
(-7.11)
27.1
(-2.72)
32.9
(0.5)
39.7
(4.28)
46.5
(8.06)
52.0
(11.11)
50.7
(10.39)
42.1
(5.61)
33.0
(0.56)
24.1
(-4.39)
16.1
(-8.83)
33.3
(0.72)
Record low °F (°C) −31
(-35)
−33
(-36.1)
−12
(-24.4)
12
(-11.1)
20
(-6.7)
28
(-2.2)
34
(1.1)
30
(-1.1)
19
(-7.2)
7
(-13.9)
−14
(-25.6)
−29
(-33.9)
−33
(-36.1)
Precipitation inches (mm) 0.99
(25.1)
0.97
(24.6)
1.26
(32)
1.15
(29.2)
1.46
(37.1)
0.99
(25.1)
0.64
(16.3)
0.61
(15.5)
0.84
(21.3)
0.87
(22.1)
1.11
(28.2)
1.24
(31.5)
12.13
(308.1)
Snowfall inches (cm) 8.8
(22.4)
7.1
(18)
5.4
(13.7)
3.2
(8.1)
0.8
(2)
trace 0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.1
(0.3)
1.6
(4.1)
5.7
(14.5)
10.7
(27.2)
43.4
(110.2)
Humidity 75.2 72.3 65.0 53.8 51.8 49.2 41.3 40.4 46.7 54.5 68.8 75.3 57.9
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.01 in) 11.4 9.8 9.7 9.0 9.5 6.6 4.4 4.5 4.9 6.2 9.3 11.3 96.6
Avg. snowy days (≥ 0.1 in) 9.9 7.2 5.1 2.9 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.0 5.3 10.0 42.2
Sunshine hours 123.6 159.9 231.1 261.7 304.6 337.8 382.7 346.0 292.7 240.8 130.6 113.3 2,924.8
Source: NOAA (sun and relative humidity 1961–1990)[4][5][6]

People

Historical populations
Census Pop.
19004,046
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U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2010 Census

In 2010, there were 54,255 people, 20,832 households, and 13,253 families living in Pocatello.[2] The people were 90.5% White, 1% African American, 1.7% Native American, 1.6% Asian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 2.3% from other races, and 2.8% from two or more races. 7.2% of the people were Hispanic or Latino.

25.8% of the people were under 18 years old; 14.5% of the people were between 18 and 24 years old; 27.4% of the people were between 25 and 44 years old; 21.8% of the people were between 45 and 64 years old; 10.7% were 65 years old or older. 50.1% of the people were women, and 49.9% of the people were men.

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