Twin Falls, ID Demographics

Situated in south-central Idaho, Twin Falls is best known for its impressive Perrine Memorial Bridge — its walkway is a great vantage point for photographing the Snake River Canyon. The Herrett Museum in Twin Falls has a fine collection of pre-Columbian artifacts, including North of town are the actualTwin Falls that give the city its name.

Population (year 2000): 34,469. Estimated population in July 2005: 38,630 (+12.1% change)
Males: 16,561 (48.0%), Females: 17,908 (52.0%)

Twin Falls County

Zip codes: 83301.

Median resident age: 33.8 years
Median household income: $32,641 (year 2000)
Median house value: $93,500 (year 2000)

Races in Twin Falls:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.6%)
  • Hispanic (8.9%)
  • Other race (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)

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

Ancestries: English (18.9%), German (18.5%), Irish (9.9%), United States (7.7%), French (3.1%), Swedish (3.1%).

Elevation: 3729 feet

Land area: 12.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Twin Falls

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Twin Falls city

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

6.3% Foreign born (2.8% Latin America, 2.4% Europe, 0.8% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +6,265 (+22.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Twin Falls:

  • MAGIC VALLEY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (650 ADDISON AVE W, BOX 409)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Twin Falls:

  • ST BENEDICT’S FAMILY MEDICAL CENTER (about 11 miles; JEROME, ID)
  • GOODING COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 32 miles; GOODING, ID)
  • CASSIA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 47 miles; BURLEY, ID)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Twin Falls:

  • JOSLIN FIELD – MAGIC VALLEY RGNL (about 7 miles; TWIN FALLS, ID; ID: TWF)
  • FRIEDMAN MEMORIAL (about 66 miles; HAILEY, ID; ID: SUN)
  • WENDOVER (about 131 miles; WENDOVER, UT; ID: ENV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Twin Falls:

  • JEROME COUNTY (about 11 miles; JEROME, ID; ID: JER)
  • BUHL MUNI (about 23 miles; BUHL, ID; ID: U03)
  • HAZELTON MUNI (about 23 miles; HAZELTON, ID; ID: U94)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Twin Falls:

  • COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN IDAHO (Full-time enrollment: 3,433; Location: 315 Falls Ave.; Public; Website: www.csi.edu)
  • MR JUANS COLLEGE OF HAIR DESIGN (FT enrollment: 35; Location: 577 LYNWOOD MALL; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Twin Falls:

  • BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 138 miles; BOISE, ID; Full-time enrollment: 12,033)
  • IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 149 miles; POCATELLO, ID; FT enrollment: 10,057)
  • UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY (about 189 miles; LOGAN, UT; FT enrollment: 16,384)
  • WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY (about 198 miles; OGDEN, UT; FT enrollment: 12,112)
  • RICKS COLLEGE (about 210 miles; REXBURG, ID; FT enrollment: 8,670)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-UTAH CAMPUS (about 220 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; FT enrollment: 2,021)
  • SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 220 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; FT enrollment: 11,896)

Schools

Public high schools in Twin Falls:

  • TWIN FALLS SENIOR HIGH (Students: 1,419; Location: 1615 FILER AVENUE EAST; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • MAGIC VALLEY ATLERNATIVE HIGH (Students: 115; Location: 512 MAIN AVENUE NORTH; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MAGIC VALLEY COOP SERVICE AGENCY (Location: COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN IDAHO; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Twin Falls:

  • TWIN FALLS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 123; Location: 798 EASTLAND DRIVE NORTH; Grades: KG – 12)
  • MAGIC VALLEY CHRISTIAN JR\SR (Students: 83; Location: PO BOX 5494; Grades: 7 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Twin Falls:

  • VERA C O’LEARY JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 896; Location: 2350 ELIZABETH BOULEVARD; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • ROBERT STUART JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 715; Location: 644 CASWELL AVENUE WEST; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • MORNINGSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 642; Location: 701 MORNINGSIDE DRIVE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • HARRISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 616; Location: 600 HARRISON STREET; Grades: PK – 06)
  • I B PERRINE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 615; Location: 452 CASWELL AVENUE WEST; Grades: KG – 06)
  • SAWTOOTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 594; Location: 1771 STADIUM BOULEVARD; Grades: KG – 06)
  • OREGON TRAIL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 516; Location: 660 PARK AVENUE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 487; Location: 238 7TH STREET NORTH; Grades: KG – 06)
  • BICKEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 368; Location: 607 2ND AVENUE EAST; Grades: KG – 06)
  • HOLLISTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 64; Location: 2463 SALMON AVENUE; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Twin Falls:

  • IMMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 183; Location: 2055 FILER AVE E; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST EDWARDS CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 163; Location: 139 6TH AVE E; Grades: PK – 6)
  • AGAPE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 141; Location: 181 MORRISON; Grades: PK – 6)
  • AUNTIE G PRESCHOOL (Students: 9; Location: 608 PIERCE; Grades: PK – 3)

Libraries

Library in Twin Falls:

  • TWIN FALLS PUBLIC (Operating income: $881,704; Location: 434 SECOND ST E; 132,916 books; 7,678 audio materials; 2,193 video materials; 360 serial subscriptions)