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Blackfoot is a city in Bingham County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the river, which was named for the Indian tribe.
The latitude of Blackfoot is 43.190N. The longitude is -112.344W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,498 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,646.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Blackfoot demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bingham 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 83221 ZIP code.
10% of Blackfoot residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Blackfoot ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Blackfoot was $15,529, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Blackfoot residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Blackfoot include Dubois Historic District, North Shilling Historic District, Shilling Avenue Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Blackfoot, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $355. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $692.
Libraries in Blackfoot include Blackfoot Public, Snake River School/Community Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Blackfoot include Blackfoot Morning News
Bingham County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Blackfoot political report.
The average commute time for Blackfoot workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Blackfoot between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
Hotels in Blackfoot include Best Western Blackfoot Inn.
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