Rupert is a somewhat small city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 5,705 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Rupert is the 30th largest community in Idaho.
Rupert is a blue-collar town, with 46.22% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Rupert is a city of transportation and shipping workers, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rupert who work in farm management occupations (12.31%), sales jobs (8.97%), and office and administrative support (8.49%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Rupert spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.85 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Rupert is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Rupert have a very low rate of college education: just 7.76% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Rupert in 2010 was $15,374, which is low income relative to Idaho and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $61,496 for a family of four.
Rupert is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Rupert home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rupert residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Rupert also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 44.31% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Rupert include English, Irish, Danish, and French .
In addition, Rupert has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (17.57%).
The most common language spoken in Rupert is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.