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Rupert is a city in Minidoka County, in the Burley metro area.
It is the county seat.
One tradition says the community was named for a reclamation engineer; another says it was named for a mail carrier.
The latitude of Rupert is 42.619N. The longitude is -113.676W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,157 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,351.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rupert demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Minidoka 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 83350 ZIP code.
13% of Rupert residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rupert ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rupert was $12,253, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Rupert residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Rupert include Rupert Town Square Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Rupert, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $282. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $589.
Libraries in Rupert include Demary Memorial ... View libraries
Minidoka County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rupert political report.
The average commute time for Rupert workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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