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Time Zone: Caribou County lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Soda Springs is the Seat for Caribou County.

Caribou County was founded in 1919 and was created by taking area from BannockCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Caribou had a population of 6,914 people. This is a decrease of 5.34% since the last Census (which gave a population of 7,304 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Caribou represented 0.56% of the total population of Idaho, making it the state's 33rd most populous county (out of 44 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20106,963-4.67%+0.71% since 2009
20096,914-5.34%+1.1% since 2008
20086,839-6.37%-0.29% since 2007
20007,304The Last Census

More information can be found on the Caribou County Census Page for Caribou County.


Below are some of the communities located in Caribou County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Caribou County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Soda Springs   3,1013,3818.28% decrease  
Grace   9569903.43% decrease  
Bancroft   3493828.64% decrease  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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