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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.


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Median household income
Local
$25,105
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Rupert demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.7 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Minidoka County Fair - July 30-Aug. 4, 2007
Dates often change. Check Rupert web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Walcott State Park
Wildlife: Many waterfowl can be seen at Minidoka National Wildlife Refuge

Historic sites and museums: Minidoka County Historical Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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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.

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Ancestry & family history

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.

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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

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Median rent in Rupert, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $282.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $589.


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Libraries in Rupert include Demary Memorial ... View libraries

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Minidoka County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rupert political report.

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The average commute time for Rupert workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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