Kimberly, Idaho

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Kimberly, Idaho
City
Motto: "A community working together to make a difference"
Location of Kimberly, Idaho
Location of Kimberly, Idaho
Coordinates: 42°31′59″N 114°21′50″W / 42.53306°N 114.36389°W / 42.53306; -114.36389Coordinates: 42°31′59″N 114°21′50″W / 42.53306°N 114.36389°W / 42.53306; -114.36389
Country United States
State Idaho
County Twin Falls
Founded 1905
Government
 • Mayor Tracy Armstrong[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 1.61 sq mi (4.17 km2)
 • Land 1.61 sq mi (4.17 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 3,924 ft (1,196 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 3,264
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 3,333
 • Density 2,027.3/sq mi (782.7/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 83341
Area code(s) 208
FIPS code 16-43570
GNIS feature ID 0396743
Website cityofkimberly.org

Kimberly is a city in Twin Falls County, Idaho. The population was 3,264 at the 2010 census, up from 2,614 in 2000.[5] It is part of the Twin Falls Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Kimberly was founded in 1905. It is named after Peter L. Kimberly, a major investor in the construction of Milner Dam which made commercial irrigation practical in the area.

Geography[edit]

Kimberly is located at 42°31′59″N 114°21′50″W / 42.53306°N 114.36389°W / 42.53306; -114.36389 (42.533169, -114.364022),[6] at an elevation of 3,924 feet (1,196 m) above sea level.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.61 square miles (4.17 km2), all of it land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 350
1920 501 43.1%
1930 648 29.3%
1940 963 48.6%
1950 1,347 39.9%
1960 1,298 −3.6%
1970 1,558 20.0%
1980 2,307 48.1%
1990 2,367 2.6%
2000 2,614 10.4%
2010 3,264 24.9%
source:[5][7]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 3,264 people, 1,123 households, and 835 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,027.3 inhabitants per square mile (782.7 /km2). There were 1,190 housing units at an average density of 739.1 per square mile (285.4 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.8% White, 0.2% African American, 1.0% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 4.7% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 12.5% of the population.

There were 1,123 households of which 44.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.3% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.6% were non-families. 21.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.87 and the average family size was 3.38.

The median age in the city was 31.9 years. 32.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.8% were from 25 to 44; 21.7% were from 45 to 64; and 11.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.6% male and 50.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 2,614 people, 916 households, and 690 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,187.6 people per square mile (1,2980.8/km²). There were 965 housing units at an average density of 1,176.8 per square mile (454.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.99% White, 0.08% African American, 0.92% Native American, 0.87% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 1.57% from other races, and 1.95% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.93% of the population.

There were 916 households out of which 40.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.7% were married couples living together, 19.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.7% were non-families. 21.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.4% 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 3.29.

In the city the population was spread out with 33.8% under the age of 19, 5.7% from 20 to 24, 28% from 25 to 44, 18.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33.5 years. For every 100 females there were 95 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $33,906, and the median income for a family was $39,856. Males had a median income of $29,650 versus $19,757 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,545. About 6.7% of families and 8.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.3% of those under age 18 and 6.8% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kimberly, ID - Mayor's Office (accessed 17 January 2012)
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-18. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-18. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-03. 
  5. ^ a b Spokesman-Review - 2010 census - Kimberly, Idaho - accessed 2011-12-28
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ Moffatt, Riley. Population History of Western U.S. Cities & Towns, 1850-1990. Lanham: Scarecrow, 1996, 94.
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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