Clark Fork, Idaho

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Clark Fork, Idaho
City
Clark Fork (located to the left/north) of the Clark Fork River, which runs down the middle
Clark Fork (located to the left/north) of the Clark Fork River, which runs down the middle
Location in Bonner County and the state of Idaho
Location in Bonner County and the state of Idaho
Coordinates: 48°8′50″N 116°10′42″W / 48.14722°N 116.17833°W / 48.14722; -116.17833Coordinates: 48°8′50″N 116°10′42″W / 48.14722°N 116.17833°W / 48.14722; -116.17833
Country United States
State Idaho
County Bonner
Area[1]
 • Total 0.92 sq mi (2.38 km2)
 • Land 0.92 sq mi (2.38 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,090 ft (640 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 536
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 529
 • Density 582.6/sq mi (224.9/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 83811
Area code(s) 208
FIPS code 16-14950
GNIS feature ID 0396290
Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 259
1920 280 8.1%
1930 325 16.1%
1940 432 32.9%
1950 430 −0.5%
1960 387 −10.0%
1970 452 16.8%
1980 367 −18.8%
1990 448 22.1%
2000 530 18.3%
2010 536 1.1%
source:[4][5]

Clark Fork is a city in Bonner County, Idaho. The population was 536 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Clark Fork is located at 48°8′50″N 116°10′42″W / 48.14722°N 116.17833°W / 48.14722; -116.17833 (48.147180, -116.178270),[6] at an elevation of 2,090 feet (637 m) above sea level. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.92 square miles (2.38 km2), all of it land.[1]

Climate[edit]

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Clark Fork has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[7]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 536 people, 260 households, and 138 families residing in the city. The population density was 582.6 inhabitants per square mile (224.9 /km2). There were 308 housing units at an average density of 334.8 per square mile (129.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.5% White, 0.7% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 2.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.

There were 260 households of which 24.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.4% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 46.9% were non-families. 41.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.06 and the average family size was 2.87.

The median age in the city was 45.5 years. 21.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.8% were from 25 to 44; 32.5% were from 45 to 64; and 18.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.6% male and 49.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 530 people, 238 households, and 138 families residing in the city. The population density was 538.8 people per square mile (208.8/km²). There were 286 housing units at an average density of 290.7 per square mile (112.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.96% White, 0.57% African American, 1.32% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 1.70% from other races, and 2.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.02% of the population.

There were 238 households out of which 24.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.5% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.0% were non-families. 37.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 24.0% from 45 to 64, and 18.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 101.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $22,031, and the median income for a family was $28,472. Males had a median income of $28,036 versus $21,042 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,979. About 15.3% of families and 20.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.0% of those under age 18 and 20.2% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-18. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-18. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-03. 
  4. ^ Moffatt, Riley. Population History of Western U.S. Cities & Towns, 1850-1990. Lanham: Scarecrow, 1996, 91.
  5. ^ "Subcounty population estimates: Idaho 2000-2007" (CSV). United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2009-03-18. Retrieved 2009-05-06. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ Climate Summary for Clark Fork, Idaho
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.