Plummer, Idaho

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Plummer, Idaho
City
Location in Benewah County and the state of Idaho
Location in Benewah County and the state of Idaho
Coordinates: 47°20′0″N 116°53′4″W / 47.33333°N 116.88444°W / 47.33333; -116.88444Coordinates: 47°20′0″N 116°53′4″W / 47.33333°N 116.88444°W / 47.33333; -116.88444
Country United States
State Idaho
County Benewah
Government
 • Mayor Tim Clark
Area[1]
 • Total 1.25 sq mi (3.24 km2)
 • Land 1.25 sq mi (3.24 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,743 ft (836 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,044
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,028
 • Density 835.2/sq mi (322.5/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 83851
Area code(s) 208
FIPS code 16-63910
GNIS feature ID 0374457
Website plummerid.govoffice3.com
Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 180
1920 450 150.0%
1930 346 −23.1%
1940 399 15.3%
1950 395 −1.0%
1960 344 −12.9%
1970 443 28.8%
1980 634 43.1%
1990 804 26.8%
2000 990 23.1%
2010 1,044 5.5%
source:[4][5]

Plummer is a city in Benewah County, Idaho, United States. The population was 1,044 at the 2010 census, up from 990 in 2000.[4] It is the largest city within the Coeur d'Alene Reservation, and is accessed by U.S. Route 95, the state's primary north-south highway.

Geography[edit]

Plummer is located at 47°20′0″N 116°53′4″W / 47.33333°N 116.88444°W / 47.33333; -116.88444 (47.333423, -116.884393),[6] at an elevation of 2,743 feet (836 m) above sea level.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.25 square miles (3.24 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,044 people, 374 households, and 261 families residing in the city. The population density was 835.2 inhabitants per square mile (322.5 /km2). There were 405 housing units at an average density of 324.0 per square mile (125.1 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 45.7% White, 1.1% African American, 42.7% Native American, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.7% from other races, and 9.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.0% of the population.

There were 374 households of which 43.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.7% were married couples living together, 15.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 12.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.2% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.9% 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 3.27.

The median age in the city was 31.4 years. 32.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.3% were from 25 to 44; 24.8% were from 45 to 64; and 10.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.1% male and 48.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 990 people, 336 households, and 257 families residing in the city. The population density was 875.2 people per square mile (338.3/km²). There were 380 housing units at an average density of 335.9 per square mile (129.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 55.86% White, 0.71% African American, 39.29% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 0.81% from other races, and 3.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.93% of the population.

There were 336 households out of which 38.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.4% were married couples living together, 17.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.5% were non-families. 19.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.95 and the average family size was 3.33.

In the city the population was spread out with 33.3% under the age of 18, 12.2% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 17.6% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 96.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $28,438, and the median income for a family was $31,806. Males had a median income of $26,583 versus $20,357 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,564. About 17.3% of families and 22.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.8% of those under age 18 and 18.8% of those age 65 or over.

History[edit]

The city's first church was built in 1912.[8]

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 - Plummer, Idaho - accessed 2011-12-27
  5. ^ Moffatt, Riley. Population History of Western U.S. Cities & Towns, 1850-1990. Lanham: Scarecrow, 1996, 97.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  8. ^ "First church at Plummer, Idaho". Spokesman-Review. May 16, 1912. p. 10. 

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