Pocatello Bannock County, Idaho

Pocatello: City in Idaho

Pocatello locator map
Location of Pocatello on Idaho map.


Pocatello is a city located in the county of Bannock in the U.S. state of Idaho. Its population at the 2010 census was 54,255 and a population density of 641 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 56,637 inhabitants.

The city was created 132 years ago in 1888.

Downtown Pocatello Idaho 2004 image
Downtown Pocatello Idaho 2004
Downtown Pocatello Idaho 2004 image


Pocatello is located at 42°52'17"N 112°26'44"W (42.8713000, -112.4455300).

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Pocatello forecast: A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 30%. more

Pocatello Quick Facts

Population : 56,637 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Idaho (United States)
County : Bannock County
Postal code : 83201
Phone Area Codes : 208
Area : 84.61 km2
Altitude : 4,462 feet / 1360 meters
Capital city : Pocatello is capital of Bannock County
Establishment : January 01, 1889 (132 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 19:17:26 (23rd October 2021)
Density : 669 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 4.21% (2010-2019)
Weather : 41℉ Chance Light Rain 7-days weather

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Pocatello has 1 neighbours.

  • Chubbuck city in Bannock County, Idaho, United States


The population of Pocatello increased by 4.21% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 54,255 - census
2011 54,702 0.82% estimation process
2012 54,779 0.14% estimation process
2013 54,476 -0.56% estimation process
2014 54,427 -0.09% estimation process
2015 54,775 0.64% estimation process
2016 54,911 0.25% estimation process
2017 55,336 0.77% estimation process
2018 55,982 1.15% estimation process
2019 56,637 1.16% estimation process

Pocatello zip code is 83201. County name: Bannock, County fips: 16005

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People born in Pocatello (67)

People born in Pocatello, including musician Norman Bates, Costume Designer Edward Stevenson, politician Hamer H. Budge, you can see a list of people who born in Pocatello.

  • Bob Bates (American jazz bassist) he was born in 01/09/1923
  • Spencer Nelson (An American-born Azerbaijani naturalized professional basketball player) he was born in 11/07/1980
  • Diane Middlebrook (biographer) she was born in 16/04/1939
  • Larry Barrett (American singer) he was born in 25/04/1955
  • Matt Shriver (American cyclist) he was born in 26/05/1980
  • Branden Steineckert (Punk drummer) he was born in 21/04/1978
  • Billie Bird (actress) she was born in 28/02/1908
  • Richard G. Scott (American Mormon leader) he was born in 07/11/1928
  • Steven Bach (American biographer and film executive) he was born in 29/04/1938
  • Steven Isham he was born in 30/11/1952
  • Tom Spanbauer (American writer) he was born in 01/01/1946
  • Alex Jensen (American basketball player/coach) he was born in 16/05/1976
  • Brandon Molale (American actor) he was born in 24/11/1971
  • Merril Hoge (Player of American football) he was born in 26/01/1965
  • Dale Wilkinson (American basketball player) he was born in 18/03/1960
  • Bill Salkeld (American baseball player) he was born in 08/03/1917
  • Bruce Ellingsen (American baseball player) he was born in 26/04/1949
  • Chick Atkinson (American football coach (1918-1962)) he was born in 16/01/1918

Schools in Pocatello

College & universities near Pocatello, ID

Code Name City ZIP
142276 Idaho State University Pocatello (ID) 83209
142489 Elevate Salon Institute-Chubbuck Chubbuck (ID) 83202
460808 College of Massage Therapy Blackfoot (ID) 83221-1758

Post offices near Pocatello

Post Office Name City ZIP
Pocatell Post Office Pocatello (ID) 83201
Bannock Post Office Pocatello (ID) 83204
Gateway Station Post Office Pocatello (ID) 83202
Inkom Post Office Inkom (ID) 83245
Pingr Post Office Pingree (ID) 83262

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Bannock County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Bannock County , ID.

City Name Population Title
Chubbuck 15,588 City in Bannock County, Idaho, United States
Inkom 902 City in Bannock County, Idaho, United States
McCammon 831 City in Bannock County, Idaho, United States
Downey 633 City in Bannock County, Idaho, United States
Lava Hot Springs 432 City in Bannock County, Idaho, United States
Arimo 364 City in Bannock County, Idaho, United States
Cambridge 320 City in Idaho, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Pocatello distances to largest Idaho cities