Bannock County

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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    "We were thrown a lot of problems that could potentially happen, leading up to Election Day and on Election Day," said Julie Hancock, elections administrator for Bannock County. "Our job was to communicate, solve problems, and use the resources that are available to us.
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