Blackfoot is a somewhat small city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 11,946 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 professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Blackfoot who work in office and administrative support (12.09%), healthcare (9.45%), and teaching (7.79%).
Also of interest is that Blackfoot has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One of the benefits of Blackfoot is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.65 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The percentage of people in Blackfoot who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.04% of adults in Blackfoot have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Blackfoot in 2010 was $21,157, 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 $84,628 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 17.77% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Blackfoot include English, German, Scottish, Irish, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Blackfoot is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.