Blackfoot is a somewhat small city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 11,740 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Blackfoot is the 19th largest community in Idaho.
Blackfoot is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Blackfoot is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Blackfoot who work in office and administrative support (14.93%), sales jobs (9.35%), and teaching (7.41%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.82 minutes getting to work every day.
The education level of Blackfoot citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.47% of adults 25 and older in Blackfoot have a college degree.
The per capita income in Blackfoot in 2010 was $18,731, which is middle income relative to Idaho, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $74,924 for a family of four. However, Blackfoot contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Blackfoot is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Blackfoot home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Blackfoot residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Blackfoot also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.33% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Blackfoot include German, Irish, European, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Blackfoot is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.