Bingham County

Bingham County, Idaho

501 N Maple St Suite 205
Blackfoot, ID 83221
Phone: (208) 782-3163
Fax: (208) 785-4131

In southeastern ID, south of Idaho Falls; organized Jan 13, 1885 (prior to statehood) from Oneida County. Name Origin: By ID Territorial Governor William M. Bunn for his friend Henry Harrison Bingham (1841-1912), U.S. representative from PA (1879-1912) and a former Union officer who was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1864

Area (sq mi):: 2120.24 (land 2094.73; water 25.51) Population per square mile: 20.90
Population 2005: 43,739 State rank: 7 Population change: 2000-20005 4.80%; 1990-2000 11.00% Population 2000: 41,735 (White 78.60%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 13.30%; Asian 0.60%; Other 16.80%). Foreign born: 6.10%. Median age: 29.70
Income 2000: per capita $14,365; median household $36,423; Population below poverty level: 12.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,267-$20,589
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 21.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Blackfoot County seat (10,707)

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    References in periodicals archive ?
    Bingham County in Idaho has itself a new five-day-per-week newspaper, The Bingham County Chronicle, an Adams Publishing Group (APG) product.
    The first edition was printed and delivered to all residents and businesses of the Bingham County, which includes Aberdeen, Shelley, Firth, Fort Hall and Blackfoot cities, on March 5.
    The newspaper covers local news for the nearly 50,000 people in the Bingham County, which has had received reduced coverage since 2017, when the Shelley Pioneer, also an APG product, closed its doors.
    The facility could be a real shot in the arm for Bingham County, where the average wage in 2016 was $33,607.
    In 2005, Gabe graduated from the Idaho Police Academy and joined the Bingham County Sheriff's Department as a patrol deputy, two months before Jessica gave birth to their daughter, Kalea.
    In March 2009, Gabe filed for divorce in Bingham County Court, claiming that the couple had "irreconcilable differences." Jessica signed a settlement that required support payments of no less than $1,000 a month from Gabe, who reported his annual income at the time to be $48,000.
    Prior to working for the department, I served as a law enforcement officer in Bingham County, Idaho.