Arbon, ID is located in Power County, and is home to approximately 231 people as of the year 2009. People looking for a place to settle down will find that, though it is a small, rural area, there is plenty to do in this corner of southern Idaho.
83212 Arbon Idaho Homes and Lifestyle
Age of Homes
Although the majority of Arbon homes were built prior to 1939, an upshot of construction happened again in 1970-1979. This slow but steady growth has continued through the present, making Arbon an ideal place for custom-built and new construction homes.
The estimated median home value for Arbon real estate as of 2009 was $147,196, which is representative of the slow, steady growth in the area, as the value in 2000 was $97,000. Home value ranges for Arbon homes reach from less than $10,000, through to $999,999.
As of July 2011, 39% of Arbon residents work from home, in areas such as agriculture. Other growing job opportunities in the Arbon area are engineering, programming, industrial, and sales. Approximately 40% drive a car alone to work, 5% use public transportation (bus or trolley), 15% enjoy a walk to work, and 10% use other means. The commute to work for the majority of Arbon inhabitants is less than five minutes.
Neighborhoods and Parks
The parks are large nearby Arbon, with much to explore and experience just a few minutes away, with Massacre Rocks State Park and the Willow Bay Recreation Area in American Falls, to the multitudes of parks in nearby Pocatello.
Those looking for a place to take anyone for a fun afternoon can enjoy Pocatello for the Outback Golf Park—it offers miniature golf for skilled putters, and a driving range for practicing prior to visiting the Highland Golf Course for a full 18-hole game. The Outback Golf Park and the Highland Golf Course are about a five minute drive from one another.
The majority of shopping can be found in Pocatello or Malad City, which is an hour's drive from most Arbon homes. Many familiar chains can be found here, as well as unique, locally-owned gems. The Pine Ridge Mall, Dillard's, and Westwood Mall in Pocatello are the most popular shopping spots. Malad City holds the 5 Star Outlet department store, ideal for bargain hunters.
Dining can be found all over Pocatello, Downey, and Malad City. Pocatello has the Portneuf Valley Brewing Company, which offers a great selection of beers, as well as a full menu of American Fare, Pizza, and options for Vegetarians. Downey offers the fun Flags West Truck Stop, where diners can enjoy the deli, baked goods, homemade soups, and daily specials.
Arbon is an unincorporated community within Power County, and it is an ideal place for and has wonderful sights and things to do just moments away.
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