Shoshone, ID Demographics

Population (year 2000): 1,398. Estimated population in July 2005: 1,574 (+12.6% change)
Males: 678 (48.5%), Females: 720 (51.5%)

Lincoln County

Zip code: 83352

Median resident age: 36.5 years
Median household income: $31,036 (year 2000)
Median house value: $72,500 (year 2000)

Races in Shoshone:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.0%)
  • Hispanic (11.3%)
  • Other race (7.7%)
  • American Indian (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Japanese (0.5%)

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

Ancestries: English (19.0%), German (13.5%), Irish (7.9%), United States (7.2%), Swedish (3.3%), French (3.1%).

Elevation: 3965 feet

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Shoshone

  • High school or higher: 77.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 33.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shoshone city

  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

11.7% Foreign born (10.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +128 (+10.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Shoshone:

  • ST BENEDICT’S FAMILY MEDICAL CENTER (about 17 miles; JEROME, ID)
  • GOODING COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; GOODING, ID)
  • MAGIC VALLEY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 29 miles; TWIN FALLS, ID)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Shoshone:

  • JOSLIN FIELD – MAGIC VALLEY RGNL (about 33 miles; TWIN FALLS, ID; ID: TWF)
  • FRIEDMAN MEMORIAL (about 40 miles; HAILEY, ID; ID: SUN)
  • POCATELLO REGIONAL (about 127 miles; POCATELLO, ID; ID: PIH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Shoshone:

  • JEROME COUNTY (about 16 miles; JEROME, ID; ID: JER)
  • MAGIC RESERVOIR (about 23 miles; HAILEY, ID; ID: U93)
  • GOODING MUNI (about 24 miles; GOODING, ID; ID: GNG)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shoshone:

  • COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN IDAHO (about 29 miles; TWIN FALLS, ID; Full-time enrollment: 3,433)
  • BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 132 miles; BOISE, ID; FT enrollment: 12,033)
  • IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 147 miles; POCATELLO, ID; FT enrollment: 10,057)
  • UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY (about 196 miles; LOGAN, UT; FT enrollment: 16,384)
  • RICKS COLLEGE (about 197 miles; REXBURG, ID; FT enrollment: 8,670)
  • WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY (about 208 miles; OGDEN, UT; FT enrollment: 12,112)
  • UNIVERSITY OF UTAH (about 232 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; FT enrollment: 19,866)

Schools

Public high school in Shoshone:

  • SHOSHONE JR-SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 223; Location: 61 EAST HIGHWAY 24; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Shoshone:

  • SHOSHONE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 264; Location: 61 EAST HIGHWAY 24; Grades: PK – 06)

Libraries

Library in Shoshone:

  • SHOSHONE PUBLIC (Operating income: $38,438; Location: 211 S RAIL ST W; 17,198 books; 354 audio materials; 671 video materials; 44 serial subscriptions)