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Chubbuck, Idaho
Chubbuck, Idaho entrance, off I-86.
Chubbuck, Idaho entrance, off I-86.
Location of Chubbuck in Bannock County, Idaho.
Location of Chubbuck in Bannock County, Idaho.
Chubbuck, Idaho is located in the United States
Chubbuck, Idaho
Chubbuck, Idaho
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Idaho
County Bannock
 • Total 5.91 sq mi (15.30 km2)
 • Land 5.90 sq mi (15.28 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
4,472 ft (1,363 m)
 • Total 13,922
 • Estimate 
 • Density 2,642.48/sq mi (1,020.21/km2)
Time zone UTC−7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−6 (MDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 208, 986
FIPS code 16-14680
GNIS feature ID 0396285
Interstate I-86.svg
U.S. Route link = U.S. Route 91

Chubbuck is a city in Bannock County, Idaho. It is part of the Pocatello Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 13,922 at the 2010 census. Chubbuck is located immediately north of Pocatello, Idaho, and has opposed several consolidation proposals since the 1960s.


Chubbuck is located at 42°55′18″N 112°28′3″W / 42.92167°N 112.46750°W / 42.92167; -112.46750 (42.921648, -112.467416), at an elevation of 4,472 feet (1,363 m) above sea level.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.20 square miles (10.88 km2), of which, 4.19 square miles (10.85 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 120
1960 1,590 1,225.0%
1970 2,924 83.9%
1980 7,052 141.2%
1990 7,791 10.5%
2000 9,700 24.5%
2010 13,922 43.5%
Est. 2019 15,588 12.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 13,922 people, 4,732 households, and 3,586 families living in the city. The population density was 3,322.7 inhabitants per square mile (1,282.9/km2). There were 4,961 housing units at an average density of 1,184.0 per square mile (457.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 90.5% White, 0.4% African American, 2.4% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 0.3% Pacific Islander, 2.3% from other races, and 3.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.5% of the population.

There were 4,732 households, of which 44.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.2% were non-families. 19.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.40.

The median age in the city was 30.2 years. 33.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.9% were from 25 to 44; 20.3% were from 45 to 64; and 10% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.6% male and 51.4% female.

Visitor attractions

The area's main shopping mall is Pine Ridge Mall.


Chubbuck is a part of the Pocatello/Chubbuck School District. It has two elementary schools within the city limits. Zoned elementary schools serving Chubbuck include Chubbuck Elementary School, Rulon M. Ellis Elementary School, Syringa Elementary School in Pocatello, Wilcox Elementary School in Pocatello, and Tyhee Elementary School in Tyhee.

Residents are zoned to Hawthorne Middle School in Pocatello, Alameda Middle School in Pocatello, Irving Middle School in Pocatello, and a small portion of residents to the east of Interstate 15 are zoned to Franklin Middle School in Pocatello. Residents are zoned to Pocatello High School and Highland High School both in Pocatello.

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