Bannock County

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Bannock County, Idaho

PO Box 4016
Pocatello, ID 83205
Phone: (208) 236-7210
Fax: (208) 236-7363

In southeastern ID; organized Mar 6, 1893 from Bingham County. Name Origin: For the Bannack Indians whose name in Shoshonean means 'hair in backward motion,' for their habit of wearing a lock of hair tossed back over their heads. Early settlers spelled the name 'Bannock,' with an 'o' instead of an 'a'

Area (sq mi):: 1147.46 (land 1113.30; water 34.16) Population per square mile: 70.20
Population 2005: 78,155 State rank: 5 Population change: 2000-20005 3.40%; 1990-2000 14.40% Population 2000: 75,565 (White 89.50%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 4.70%; Asian 1.00%; Other 7.20%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 29.80
Income 2000: per capita $17,148; median household $36,683; Population below poverty level: 13.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,856-$23,724
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 17.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.00%

Cities with population over 10,000:

  • Pocatello County seat (50,723)
  • Chubbuck (10,492)

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    I want to thank Idaho Governor Butch Otter, the Bannock County Board of Commissioners and the City of Pocatello for working with us in support of this expansion.
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    Bannock Development Corporation is a private, non-profit economic development organization working for continued growth and diversity in Bannock County, Idaho.
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    Madsen said the announcement is the result of a team effort involving the Bannock Development Corporation, the City of Pocatello, Bannock County Commissioners, Idaho State University and our partners at the Department of Energy and the Idaho National Laboratory.