Rigby, ID Demographics

Population (year 2000): 2,998. Estimated population in July 2005: 3,245 (+8.2% change)
Males: 1,435 (47.9%), Females: 1,563 (52.1%)

Jefferson County

Zip code: 83442

Median resident age: 28.5 years
Median household income: $30,192 (year 2000)
Median house value: $77,900 (year 2000)

Races in Rigby:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.6%)
  • Hispanic (11.7%)
  • Other race (5.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: English (32.1%), German (11.6%), Scottish (7.1%), Danish (5.5%), United States (5.0%), Irish (3.9%).

Elevation: 4850 feet

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rigby

  • High school or higher: 82.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rigby city

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 62.4%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

6.2% Foreign born (6.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +233 (+8.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Rigby:

  • MADISON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; REXBURG, ID)
  • IDAHO FALLS RECOVERY CENTER (about 16 miles; IDAHO FALLS, ID)
  • EASTERN IDAHO REGIONAL MED CENTER (about 44 miles; IDAHO FALLS, ID)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rigby:

  • IDAHO FALLS RGNL (about 16 miles; IDAHO FALLS, ID; ID: IDA)
  • POCATELLO REGIONAL (about 71 miles; POCATELLO, ID; ID: PIH)
  • JACKSON HOLE (about 82 miles; JACKSON, WY; ID: JAC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rigby:

  • RIGBY-JEFFERSON COUNTY (about 3 miles; RIGBY, ID; ID: U56)
  • REXBURG-MADISON COUNTY (about 14 miles; REXBURG, ID; ID: RXE)
  • STANFORD FIELD (about 25 miles; ST ANTHONY, ID; ID: U12)
Amtrak station near Rigby:

  • 16 miles: IDAHO FALLS (GREYHOUND STA., 850 DENVER RD.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, intercity bus service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rigby:

  • RICKS COLLEGE (about 18 miles; REXBURG, ID; Full-time enrollment: 8,670)
  • IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 77 miles; POCATELLO, ID; FT enrollment: 10,057)
  • UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY (about 140 miles; LOGAN, UT; FT enrollment: 16,384)
  • MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BOZEMAN (about 152 miles; BOZEMAN, MT; FT enrollment: 10,380)
  • WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY (about 171 miles; OGDEN, UT; FT enrollment: 12,112)
  • COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN IDAHO (about 194 miles; TWIN FALLS, ID; FT enrollment: 3,433)
  • UNIVERSITY OF UTAH (about 200 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; FT enrollment: 19,866)

Schools

Public high schools in Rigby:

  • RIGBY SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 856; Location: 290 NORTH 3800 EAST STREET; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • JEFFERSON ALTERNATIVE HIGH (Students: 82; Location: 201 IDAHO AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Rigby:

  • JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 633; Location: 219 NORTH 1ST WEST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • RIGBY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 611; Location: 125 NORTH 1ST WEST STREET; Grades: 08 – 09)
  • HARWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 504; Location: 200 WEST 3RD NORTH; Grades: PK – 05)

Libraries

Library in Rigby:

  • RIGBY PUBLIC (Operating income: $77,613; Location: 110 N STATE ST; 22,665 books; 579 audio materials; 555 video materials; 32 serial subscriptions)