Bonneville County

Bonneville County, Idaho

605 N Capital Ave
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
Phone: (208) 529-1354
Fax: (208) 529-1379

On the southeastern border of ID, northeast of Pocatello; organized Feb 7, 1911 from Bingham County. Name Origin: For Benjamin Louis Eulalie de Bonneville (1796-1878), French-born officer in the Mexican-American War and explorer of California and the Rocky Mountains region (1831-31); immortalized in the Adventures of Captain Bonneville (1837) by Washington Irving (1783-1859).

Area (sq mi):: 1900.65 (land 1868.48; water 32.18) Population per square mile: 49.20
Population 2005: 91,856 State rank: 4 Population change: 2000-20005 11.30%; 1990-2000 14.30% Population 2000: 82,522 (White 90.20%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 6.90%; Asian 0.80%; Other 5.90%). Foreign born: 3.90%. Median age: 31.80
Income 2000: per capita $18,326; median household $41,805; Population below poverty level: 10.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,652-$26,600
Unemployment (2004): 3.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 19.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Idaho Falls County seat (52,148)

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