Georgetown, Idaho

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Georgetown, Idaho
City
Location in Bear Lake County and the state of Idaho
Location in Bear Lake County and the state of Idaho
Coordinates: 42°28′40″N 111°21′57″W / 42.47778°N 111.36583°W / 42.47778; -111.36583Coordinates: 42°28′40″N 111°21′57″W / 42.47778°N 111.36583°W / 42.47778; -111.36583
Country United States
State Idaho
County Bear Lake
Area[1]
 • Total 0.75 sq mi (1.94 km2)
 • Land 0.75 sq mi (1.94 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 6,043 ft (1,842 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 476
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 465
 • Density 634.7/sq mi (245.1/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 83239
Area code(s) 208
FIPS code 16-30340
GNIS feature ID 0397735

Georgetown is a city in the Bear River Valley in Bear Lake County, Idaho, United States, at the center of a farming area between the river and the mountains to the east. It was settled by Mormon pioneers on the route of the Oregon Trail. Georgetown was first settled in 1864.[4] The population was 476 at the 2010 census. U.S. Route 30 passes through the town.

Geography[edit]

Georgetown is located at 42°28′40″N 111°21′57″W / 42.47778°N 111.36583°W / 42.47778; -111.36583 (42.477690, -111.365813).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.75 square miles (1.94 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 476 people, 170 households, and 137 families residing in the city. The population density was 634.7 inhabitants per square mile (245.1/km2). There were 194 housing units at an average density of 258.7 per square mile (99.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.4% White, 0.4% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 2.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 170 households of which 38.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.6% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 19.4% were non-families. 17.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.14.

The median age in the city was 37.3 years. 26.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.5% were from 25 to 44; 25% were from 45 to 64; and 16.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.4% male and 53.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 538 people, 182 households, and 147 families residing in the city. The population density was 801.6 people per square mile (309.5/km2). There were 200 housing units at an average density of 298.0 per square mile (115.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.77% White, 0.19% African American, 1.12% Native American, 0.19% Pacific Islander, 0.37% from other races, and 0.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.67% of the population.

There were 182 households out of which 45.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.3% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.2% were non-families. 17.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.96 and the average family size was 3.35.

In the city the population was spread out with 34.6% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 91.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,500, and the median income for a family was $37,813. Males had a median income of $30,938 versus $13,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,673. About 11.3% of families and 11.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.8% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

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. ^ Leonard J. Arrington. History of Idaho. Vol. 1, p. 273
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.