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Jerome, Idaho

  •   State: 
    Jerome County
      County all: 
    Jerome | Gooding | Lincoln
      County FIPS: 
    16053 | 16047 | 16063
    42°43′29″N 114°31′3″W
      Area total: 
    5.58 sq mi (14.45 km²)
      Area land: 
    5.58 sq mi (14.44 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.00 km²)
    3,763 ft (1,147 m)
  •   Latitude: 
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Twin Falls, ID
    Mountain Standard Time (MST) UTC-7:00; Mountain Daylight Time (MDT) UTC-6:00
      ZIP codes: 

    Jerome, Jerome County, Idaho, United States

  •   Population: 
      Population density: 
    2,150.62 residents per square mile of area (830.42/km²)
      Household income: 
      Unemployment rate: 
  •   Sales taxes: 
      Income taxes: 

Jerome is a city in and county seat of Jerome County, Idaho, United States. The population was 10,890 at the 2010 census, up from 7,780 in 2000. It is the second largest city in Idaho's Magic Valley region, second only to Twin Falls which is located 10 miles (16 km) southeast. Jerome's economy is largely agrarian, with dairy farming being one of the main revenue sources for the local economy. The city has a total area of 5.52 square miles (14.52 km), all of it land. The first settlers settled the area in the early 1800s, when it was a desert with only small vegetation for small vegetation. Jerome is located at 42°43'N, 114°22'W (1,147 m above sea level) The city is part of the Twin Falls Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Twin Falls, Pocatello, and Idaho Springs. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates the city's population will reach 10,000 by the end of the next census in 2015. It has a population density of 1,972.8 people per square mile (761.7/km²) and a population growth rate of 1.7% from 2000 to 2010. The median household income is $30,074 and the median family income was $34,046. The per capita income for the city is $13,023. About 12.9% of families and 15.5% of those under the age of 65 are living below the poverty line.


At the 2010 census there were 10,890 people, 3,693 households, and 2,640 families living in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 78.3% White, 0.4% African American, 1.8% Native American, 0.,4% Asian, 0,1% Pacific Islander, 16.7% from other races and 2.2% from two or more races. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.44. The median household income was $30,074 and the median family Income was $34,046. About 12.9% of families and 15.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.8 per cent of those under age 18 and 12.3 per cent aged 65 or over. The city's population was 7,780 at the 2000 census. It is located on the shores of the Red River, which flows into the Mississippi River. The Red River runs through the city's downtown area, which is also known as the "Red River Rapids" area. It was the site of the U.S. Civil War and the Battle of the Bulge, which took place in the late 1800s and early 1900s. It has a population of about 10,000, with the majority of its residents living in and around the downtown area. Its population is expected to grow to 10,500 by the end of the 20th century, and it is expected that it will become a major tourist destination.


Jerome is located at 42°4329N 114°313W (42.724622, -114.517543), at an elevation of 3,763 feet (1,147 m) above sea level. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.52 square miles (14.30 km²), all of it land. The climate is cold semi-arid (Köppen: BSk), typical of the plateaus of the American West, although its temperature variation resembles a continental climate. Jerome is actually a desert, when the settlers first settled, it was a basalt rich desert with only small bushes for vegetation. The city is located in the U.S. state of New Mexico, and has a population of 2,788. It is the largest city in the state, with a total population of 5,738. It has an area of 42.7 square miles, or 14.30 kilometers, which includes the city of Jerome, which is located to the north. The town has a climate of cold, semi- arid, and dry, with high temperatures and low humidity. It also has a temperature variation of 0.7°C to 0.8°C, although the temperature variation is more pronounced than in other parts of the state. It was the first city in New Mexico to be settled by European settlers in the early 19th century, and it is the only city to have a post office in the city.


Jerome is home to Jerome High School. Jerome is a small town in New Jersey. Jerome has a population of about 2,000 people. The town has a history of being home to many notable people. It is located on the banks of the Jerome River. The Jerome River flows through the town of Jerome. It also has a river that runs through the city of Jerome, New Jersey, and Jerome, Pennsylvania. It was named after Jerome, a town in Jerome County, NewJerome, in the U.S. A. and the Jerome river runs through Jerome, NEWJerome and Jerome Township in NewJerony, NEW Jersey. It's also known as "Jerome" or "The Jerome River" for its location in Jerome, NY. It has a high school called Jerome High, which was founded in 1872. It now has a number of other high schools, including Jerome Middle School and Jerome Elementary School. The city also has an elementary school, Jerome Junior High, and a middle school. Jerome High is also known for its art and music classes, and it has a school for gifted and talented students, Jerome High High School, which opened in 1876. It currently has a junior high and high school, which is located in the town's downtown area. The high school has a senior high school that opened in the 1970s. Jerome was the first high school to open in the city, and is still in operation today. The school is also a magnet school for students from around the world.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Jerome, Jerome County, Idaho = 90.9. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 33. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 99. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Jerome = 4 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO ( and is uniform worldwide.


The most recent city population of 6,299 individuals with a median age of 31.7 age the population grows by 11.32% in Jerome, Jerome County, Idaho population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 2,150.62 residents per square mile of area (830.42/km²). There are average 2.82 people per household in the 3,035 households with an average household income of $37,326 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 6.30% of the available work force and has dropped -2.64% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 28.42%. The number of physicians in Jerome per 100,000 population = 65.8.


The annual rainfall in Jerome = 10.2 inches and the annual snowfall = 16.2 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 75. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 204. 91 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 18.6 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 79, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Jerome, Jerome County, Idaho which are owned by the occupant = 60.93%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 36 years with median home cost = $147,020 and home appreciation of -6.08%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $10.38 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.


The local school district spends $3,492 per student. There are 18.3 students for each teacher in the school, 729 students for each Librarian and 671 students for each Counselor. 6.79% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 7.25% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 3.79% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Jerome's population in Jerome County, Idaho of 1,304 residents in 1900 has increased 4,83-fold to 6,299 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 49.75% female residents and 50.25% male residents live in Jerome, Jerome County, Idaho.

    As of 2020 in Jerome, Jerome County, Idaho are married and the remaining 43.84% are single population.

  • 20.4 minutes is the average time that residents in Jerome require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    76.76% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 13.38% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool and 3.16% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Jerome, Jerome County, Idaho, 60.93% are owner-occupied homes, another 31.84% are rented apartments, and the remaining 7.23% are vacant.

  • The 50.42% of the population in Jerome, Jerome County, Idaho who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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