Rigby is a small town located between larger towns Idaho Falls and Rexburg. It is located in Jefferson County. As of 2017, it had a population of 4,018.
Rigby was settled in 1884 and incorporated in 1903. The community was named after William F. Rigby, a prominent early settler. Philo Taylor Farnsworth created his first set of blue-prints for television while he was a Jefferson County resident. Not too long after that, he created a tube television. The original tubes were on display at Rigby Highschool for many years. They now reside at the Jefferson County Museum in Rigby.
|Male Share of the Population||50.7%|
|Female Share of the Population||49.3%|
|Employed Population 16+||1,720|
|Age of the Population||27|
|% of people married||55.6%|
|Average household size||3|
|Jan Temp||13 to 30 F|
|Apr Temp||31 to 59 F|
|Jul Temp||51 to 86 F|
|Oct Temp||32 to 61 F|
|Annual Precip||14.2 inches|