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Rexburg, ID
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Living in Rexburg

Rexburg is a medium-sized city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 40,462 people and ten associated neighborhoods, Rexburg is the ninth largest community in Idaho. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Rexburg, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Rexburg, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Rexburg’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Rexburg does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $46,286.00.

A relatively large number of people in Rexburg telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.09% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because Rexburg has a very large number of students who are 18 years or older and in college, it is thought of as a college town. This has a major influence on local Rexburg lifestyle, entertainment, and culture in general. Life in Rexburg is very much tied to the academic calendar: when students return from the summer break in the fall, one will notice them out and about, buying groceries, out with friends, and generally getting re-acquainted with each other. In Rexburg people study hard and play hard, and there is ample opportunity to do both.

Rexburg, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.

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 14.92 minutes getting to work every day.

The education level of Rexburg ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Rexburg, 40.97% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Rexburg in 2018 was $20,092, which is low income relative to Idaho and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $80,368 for a family of four. However, Rexburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Rexburg also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 39.38% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Rexburg is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Rexburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rexburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Rexburg include English, German, Scottish, European, and Danish.

The most common language spoken in Rexburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.

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