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American Falls is a city in Power County, in the Pocatello metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the falls on the Snake River

The latitude of American Falls is 42.786N. The longitude is -112.853W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,406 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,958.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$30,955
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our American Falls demographic reports
American Falls is on the Snake River
Community moved a half mile east with construction of the American Falls Dam
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 6. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.5 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • American Falls Day - Aug. 11, 2007
Dates often change. Check American Falls web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Massacre Rocks State Park
Historic routes: Oregon Trail
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about American Falls demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Power County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 83211 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

19% of American Falls residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the American Falls ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in American Falls was $12,891, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of American Falls residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in American Falls include Oregon Trail Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in American Falls, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $300.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $859.


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Libraries in American Falls include American Falls District ... View libraries

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Power County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our American Falls political report.

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The average commute time for American Falls workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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