Roberts, Idaho

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Roberts, Idaho
Location in Jefferson County and the state of Idaho
Location in Jefferson County and the state of Idaho
Coordinates: 43°43′11″N 112°7′45″W / 43.71972°N 112.12917°W / 43.71972; -112.12917Coordinates: 43°43′11″N 112°7′45″W / 43.71972°N 112.12917°W / 43.71972; -112.12917
Country United States
State Idaho
County Jefferson
 • Total 0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
 • Land 0.30 sq mi (0.78 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 4,777 ft (1,456 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 580
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 581
 • Density 1,933.3/sq mi (746.5/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 83444
Area code(s) 208
FIPS code 16-68500
GNIS feature ID 0398052

Roberts is a city in Jefferson County, Idaho, United States. It is part of the Idaho Falls, Idaho Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 580 at the 2010 census.


Roberts is located at 43°43′11″N 112°7′45″W / 43.71972°N 112.12917°W / 43.71972; -112.12917 (43.719599, -112.129048).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2), of which, 0.30 square miles (0.78 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]


As of 2000 the median income for a household in the city was $31,071, and the median income for a family was $33,125. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $17,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,100. About 12.6% of families and 18.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.8% of those under age 18 and 7.9% of those age 65 or over.

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 580 people, 179 households, and 141 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,933.3 inhabitants per square mile (746.5/km2). There were 192 housing units at an average density of 640.0 per square mile (247.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 62.6% White, 0.5% African American, 1.0% Native American, 1.2% Asian, 31.6% from other races, and 3.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 52.4% of the population.

There were 179 households of which 49.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.5% were married couples living together, 16.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 21.2% were non-families. 19.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.24 and the average family size was 3.76.

The median age in the city was 28.1 years. 34.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.2% were from 25 to 44; 21.1% were from 45 to 64; and 8.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.4% male and 47.6% female.


In Roberts, ID, there is general store, a café, a restaurant, a library, gas station, and an old school where children who live in the town go and play in the gym. There is an elementary school, but students who go to middle school, junior high, or high school, go out of town to Rigby, ID.