Post Falls, ID

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Living in Post Falls

Post Falls is a medium-sized city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 31,865 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Post Falls is the tenth largest community in Idaho.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Post Falls is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Post Falls is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Post Falls who work in office and administrative support (17.78%), sales jobs (12.13%), and management occupations (8.09%).

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Post Falls use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Post Falls‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

In terms of college education, Post Falls is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.60% of adults 25 and older in Post Falls have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Post Falls in 2010 was $23,694, which is wealthy relative to Idaho, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,776 for a family of four. However, Post Falls contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Post Falls home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Post Falls residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Post Falls include Irish, English, Italian, and Norwegian.

The most common language spoken in Post Falls is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.