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Rexburg is a city in Madison County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Thomas Ricks, who established a Mormon colony here.
The latitude of Rexburg is 43.826N. The longitude is -111.788W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,865 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 21,862.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rexburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Madison 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 83440 ZIP code.
11% of Rexburg residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rexburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rexburg was $9,173, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Rexburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Rexburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $266. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $919.
Libraries in Rexburg include Madison District ... View libraries
Newspapers in Rexburg include Rexburg Standard Journal
TV stations in Rexburg include K12MA.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KBYI.
Madison County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rexburg political report.
The average commute time for Rexburg workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Rexburg between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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