Rigby, Idaho is a small community of approximately 3,921 people (2014), located in Jefferson County, Idaho. It is also considered to be part of the Eastern Idaho metropolitan area. Recent job growth in Rigby is positive. Due to this fact, the unemployment rate in Rigby, ID is only 4.2% and the cost of living remains .3% less than the national average.
- Single Family Homes starting from $80000 to $175000 and up
- New construction homes starting from $145000 to $350000 and up
- Townhouses & Townhouses starting from $140000 to $200000 and up
- Duplex & multi-unit housing from $140000 to 345000 and up
- Improved lots started from $28000 to $125000 and up
- Farms & agricultural land from $300000 and up
- Golf homes & property from $300000 to $500000 and up
The median home cost in Rigby is $186,300.
In 2007, there were approximately 650 real estate and property transactions in the Rigby, Idaho area. Prices for property in this community are expected to rise over the next 12 months.
Local neighborhoods and subdivisions include: Rigby Subdivision, Jefferson County Subdivision, Riverbend Estates, Spring Creek Meadows, Waterstone, Adelaide Acres, Equestrian Estates, KB Acres, 5B Ranch, Country Squire, Pioneer Park Estates, Eagles Landing, Trail Blazer, Blackstone Estates, Rocky Mountain Estates, Hunter Creek, Woodhaven Creek, Jefferson Greens Estates, Stonegate, West Wind Estates, Auburn Hills, Stony Brooke Estates, Sherbrooke Estates, Steeple View, Eagle, Terrace Hills, Teton Heights, Webster, Meadow Brook, Windermere Estates, River Rock Ranch, Cottonwood Acres, Milo, Sandstone Estates, Laze Acres, Rocky Mountain, Foxberry Farm Estates, Lake Subdivision, Pioneer Estates, Zundel, Valley Estates, Sweetwater, Mortimer, Ponderosa Estates, Hidden Acres, Sunbrook Estates, Sunrise Estates, Pepperwood Crossing, Clearwater Estates, Fox Run, The Cottonwoods, Cambridge Estates, Jenco Acres, Autumn Grove, Country Air, Mountain View, Homestead Acres, Morning View, Mountain Valley Subdivision, Cedar Estates, Elk Meadows, Abram Ward, Call Subdivision, Original Townsite, Armstrong, Summers, Lorenzo, Morning View Acres, Ivans Acres, River Rock Ranch, Mathias, West Equestrian Point, Table Rock Estates, Dogwood Estates, Silver Fox Estates, Horsemans Park, Snake River Estates, Waters Edge, Cedar Park Estates, Lewis Estates, River Valley Acres, Sunny Heights, Briarwood, Rolling Hills, and the Moore View Subdivisions.
Local zip codes in Rigby include: 83442.
Public and private school systems serving families in the area include Jefferson County Joint School District #251. Commuters in this area are served by highway by the Idaho Highway 20 and 48 interchanges.
Rigby High School is the only high school within the city. Its mascot is the “Trojans,” and its colors are maroon, gold, and white. The community supports three elementary schools: Midway Elementary, Jefferson Elementary, and Harwood Elementary; and Midway Middle School and Rigby Junior High School (R.J.H.S.), and is affiliated with the Jefferson County School District. These schools also serve residents from neighboring areas such as Menan and Roberts, Idaho.
Rigby is most famous for being the “birthplace of television”, a title the city can attribute to a high school student named Philo Taylor Farnsworth. Farnsworth drew up his first blue-prints of a television while he was a Jefferson County resident. Later he invented the vacuum tube television display. Original tubes from Farnsworth’s early experiments were on display at the Rigby High School for many years. They are now held by the Jefferson County Museum in Rigby. A section of the Yellowstone highway, passing through the community, has been named in Farnsworth’s honor.
Exceptional recreational opportunities in and around the region include Snowmobiling, Camping, Hiking, Water Sports, Fishing, Dirt Bike and ATV riding, and more. Other notable features of the area are the beautiful country landscapes. The St. Anthony Sand Dunes are roughly 20 minutes North of Rigby. Rigby Idaho is within 15 minutes of Idaho Falls and Rexburg and Plenty of Shopping, Great Restaurants, Entertainment and much more.
*Information from: http://www.bestplaces.net/city/idaho/rigby