Rexburg, ID Demographics

Population (year 2000): 17,257. Estimated population in July 2005: 26,265 (+52.2% change)
Males: 7,795 (45.2%), Females: 9,462 (54.8%)

Madison County

Zip codes: 83440.

Median resident age: 20.3 years
Median household income: $26,965 (year 2000)
Median house value: $105,900 (year 2000)

Races in Rexburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.8%)
  • Hispanic (4.0%)
  • Other race (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: English (28.3%), German (11.5%), United States (7.1%), Danish (6.9%), Scottish (5.0%), Swedish (4.6%).

Elevation: 4865 feet

Land area: 4.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rexburg

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 28.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 12.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rexburg city

  • Never married: 62.9%
  • Now married: 31.4%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 2.4%

4.1% Foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 1.2% North America, 0.4% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,927 (+20.4%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Rexburg:

  • MADISON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (450 EAST MAIN PO BOX 310)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Rexburg:

  • IDAHO FALLS RECOVERY CENTER (about 30 miles; IDAHO FALLS, ID)
  • EASTERN IDAHO REGIONAL MED CENTER (about 42 miles; IDAHO FALLS, ID)
  • TETON VALLEY HOSPITAL AND SURGICENTER (about 47 miles; DRIGGS, ID)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rexburg:

  • IDAHO FALLS RGNL (about 30 miles; IDAHO FALLS, ID; ID: IDA)
  • JACKSON HOLE (about 75 miles; JACKSON, WY; ID: JAC)
  • YELLOWSTONE (about 76 miles; WEST YELLOWSTONE, MT; ID: WYS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rexburg:

  • REXBURG-MADISON COUNTY (about 2 miles; REXBURG, ID; ID: RXE)
  • STANFORD FIELD (about 11 miles; ST ANTHONY, ID; ID: U12)
  • RIGBY-JEFFERSON COUNTY (about 16 miles; RIGBY, ID; ID: U56)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Rexburg:

  • RICKS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 8,670; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ricks.edu)
  • CAREERS INC DBA CAREER BEAUTY COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 41; Location: 57 COLLEGE AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • AERO TECHNICIANS INC (Location: REXBURG AIRPORT; Private, not-for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Rexburg:

  • IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 90 miles; POCATELLO, ID; Full-time enrollment: 10,057)
  • MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BOZEMAN (about 139 miles; BOZEMAN, MT; FT enrollment: 10,380)
  • UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY (about 151 miles; LOGAN, UT; FT enrollment: 16,384)
  • WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY (about 181 miles; OGDEN, UT; FT enrollment: 12,112)
  • COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN IDAHO (about 207 miles; TWIN FALLS, ID; FT enrollment: 3,433)
  • UNIVERSITY OF UTAH (about 210 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; FT enrollment: 19,866)
  • SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 217 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; FT enrollment: 11,896)

Schools

Public high schools in Rexburg:

  • MADISON SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 956; Location: 134 MADISON AVENUE; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • CENTRAL ALTERNATIVE HIGH (Students: 71; Location: 379 SOUTH SECOND EAST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Rexburg:

  • MADISON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 940; Location: 575 WEST 7TH SOUTH; Grades: 05 – 07)
  • MADISON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 623; Location: 60 WEST MAIN STREET; Grades: 08 – 09)
  • LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 312; Location: 358 EAST 2ND SOUTH STREET; Grades: KG – 04)
  • KENNEDY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 300; Location: 60 SOUTH 5TH WEST STREET; Grades: KG – 04)
  • ADAMS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 270; Location: 110 NORTH 2ND EAST STREET; Grades: PK – 04)
  • UNION-LYMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 224; Location: 2786 WEST 5200 SOUTH STREET; Grades: KG – 04)
  • HIBBARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 164; Location: 2413 NORTH 3000 WEST STREET; Grades: KG – 04)
  • BURTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 144; Location: 1764 SOUTH 4000 WEST STREET; Grades: KG – 04)
  • ARCHER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 105; Location: 7833 SOUTH 200 WEST STREET; Grades: KG – 04)
Private primary/middle school in Rexburg:

  • LITTLE PEOPLES ACADEMY (Students: 45; Location: 1845 STOCKS AVE; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Rexburg:

  • MADISON DISTRICT (Operating income: $375,194; Location: 73 N CENTER ST; 54,327 books; 4,009 audio materials; 860 video materials; 85 serial subscriptions)