Hope, Idaho

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Hope, Idaho
Hope
City
Location in Bonner County and the state of Idaho
Location in Bonner County and the state of Idaho
Coordinates: 48°14′55″N 116°18′33″W / 48.24861°N 116.30917°W / 48.24861; -116.30917Coordinates: 48°14′55″N 116°18′33″W / 48.24861°N 116.30917°W / 48.24861; -116.30917
Country United States
State Idaho
County Bonner
Area[1]
 • Total 0.52 sq mi (1.35 km2)
 • Land 0.47 sq mi (1.22 km2)
 • Water 0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2)
Elevation 2,192 ft (668 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 86
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 85
 • Density 183.0/sq mi (70.7/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 83836
Area code(s) 208
FIPS code 16-38440
GNIS feature ID 0396664

Hope is a city in Bonner County, Idaho. The population was 86 at the 2010 census.[4]

Geography[edit]

Hope is located at 48°14′55″N 116°18′33″W / 48.24861°N 116.30917°W / 48.24861; -116.30917 (48.248728, -116.309214),[5] at an elevation of 2,192 feet (668 m) above sea level.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.52 square miles (1.35 km2), of which, 0.47 square miles (1.22 km2) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 316
1910 215 −32.0%
1920 160 −25.6%
1930 111 −30.6%
1940 116 4.5%
1950 111 −4.3%
1960 96 −13.5%
1970 63 −34.4%
1980 106 68.3%
1990 99 −6.6%
2000 79 −20.2%
2010 86 8.9%
source:[4][6]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 86 people, 34 households, and 26 families residing in the city. The population density was 183.0 inhabitants per square mile (70.7 /km2). There were 59 housing units at an average density of 125.5 per square mile (48.5 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.8% White and 1.2% from two or more races.

There were 34 households of which 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.8% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.5% were non-families. 20.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.77.

The median age in the city was 47 years. 22.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 12.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 13.9% were from 25 to 44; 38.3% were from 45 to 64; and 12.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.2% male and 48.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 79 people, 34 households, and 24 families residing in the city. The population density was 197.0 people per square mile (76.3/km²). There were 57 housing units at an average density of 142.1 per square mile (55.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 34 households out of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.7% were married couples living together, 2.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.4% were non-families. 23.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.75.

In the city the population was spread out with 21.5% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 22.8% from 25 to 44, 36.7% from 45 to 64, and 11.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 97.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,500, and the median income for a family was $26,875. Males had a median income of $50,833 versus $31,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,468. There were no families and 5.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

Popular culture[edit]

The town is mentioned in the 2009 video game Prototype as a town which was used by the government to test a virus. The virus mutated and killed the entire population except two survivors who were captured by the military to serve as test subjects.

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. ^ a b Spokesman-Review - 2010 census - Hope, Idaho - accessed 2011-12-26
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ Moffatt, Riley. Population History of Western U.S. Cities & Towns, 1850-1990. Lanham: Scarecrow, 1996, 94.
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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