Marsing, Idaho

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Marsing, Idaho
City
Location of Marsing, Idaho
Location of Marsing, Idaho
Coordinates: 43°32′44″N 116°48′28″W / 43.54556°N 116.80778°W / 43.54556; -116.80778Coordinates: 43°32′44″N 116°48′28″W / 43.54556°N 116.80778°W / 43.54556; -116.80778
Country United States
State Idaho
County Owyhee
Area[1]
 • Total 0.69 sq mi (1.79 km2)
 • Land 0.68 sq mi (1.76 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 2,300 ft (700 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,031
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,311
 • Density 1,516.2/sq mi (585.4/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 83639
Area code(s) 208
FIPS code 16-50950
GNIS feature ID 0396853

Marsing is a city in Owyhee County, Idaho, United States. The population was 1,031 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Boise CityNampa, Idaho Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Marsing is located at 43°32′44″N 116°48′28″W / 43.54556°N 116.80778°W / 43.54556; -116.80778 (43.545484, -116.807811),[4] at an elevation of 2,300 feet (701 m) above sea level. The city is on the Snake River, which is the border with Canyon County.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.69 square miles (1.79 km2), of which, 0.68 square miles (1.76 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Highways[edit]

State Highway 55 connects the city with Canyon County and continues to Nampa to the northeast. Two miles (3 km) west of Marsing, Highway 55 connects with U.S. Route 95, the primary north-south route for the state. State Highway 78 heads southeast to Murphy and Grand View within Owyhee County.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 113
1940 194 71.7%
1950 643 231.4%
1960 555 −13.7%
1970 610 9.9%
1980 786 28.9%
1990 798 1.5%
2000 890 11.5%
2010 1,031 15.8%
source:[5][6]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,031 people, 371 households, and 266 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,516.2 inhabitants per square mile (585.4/km2). There were 403 housing units at an average density of 592.6 per square mile (228.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 74.9% White, 1.6% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 20.6% from other races, and 2.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 33.8% of the population.

There were 371 households of which 39.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.4% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.3% were non-families. 24.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.37.

The median age in the city was 35.4 years. 29.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.8% were from 25 to 44; 26.1% were from 45 to 64; and 13.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.8% male and 50.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 890 people, 332 households, and 235 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,331.0 people per square mile (512.9/km²). There were 366 housing units at an average density of 547.4 per square mile (210.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 74.04% White, 0.45% African American, 1.12% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 22.36% from other races, and 1.69% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 26.97% of the population.

There were 332 households out of which 32.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.7% were married couples living together, 14.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.2% were non-families. 24.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the city the population was spread out with 29.0% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 105.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,639, and the median income for a family was $32,667. Males had a median income of $23,036 versus $16,786 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,273. About 12.5% of families and 17.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.2% of those under age 18 and 13.9% 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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ Moffatt, Riley. Population History of Western U.S. Cities & Towns, 1850-1990. Lanham: Scarecrow, 1996, 95.
  6. ^ "Subcounty population estimates: Idaho 2000-2007" (CSV). United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2009-03-18. Retrieved 2009-04-28. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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