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 47.58% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Rupert is a city of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rupert who work in farm management occupations (14.14%), office and administrative support (10.91%), and management occupations (8.29%).
One of the benefits of Rupert is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.44 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.
As is often the case in a small city, Rupert doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In Rupert, just 10.12% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Rupert in 2010 was $15,868, which is lower middle income relative to Idaho, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $63,472 for a family of four. However, Rupert contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Rupert is an extremely 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 Asian. Rupert also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 42.44% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Rupert include English, Irish, French , and Dutch.
In addition, Rupert has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (15.14%).
The most common language spoken in Rupert is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.