Weippe, Idaho

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Weippe, Idaho
City
Weippe Welcome Sign.JPG
Location in Clearwater County and the state of Idaho
Location in Clearwater County and the state of Idaho
Coordinates: 46°22′42″N 115°56′23″W / 46.37833°N 115.93972°W / 46.37833; -115.93972Coordinates: 46°22′42″N 115°56′23″W / 46.37833°N 115.93972°W / 46.37833; -115.93972
Country United States
State Idaho
County Clearwater
Area[1]
 • Total 0.42 sq mi (1.09 km2)
 • Land 0.42 sq mi (1.09 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 3,015 ft (919 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 441
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 419
 • Density 1,050.0/sq mi (405.4/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 83553
Area code(s) 208
FIPS code 16-86050
GNIS feature ID 0398329
Website weippe.com

Weippe (Listeni/ˈwˈp/) is a city in Clearwater County, Idaho, United States. The population was 441 at the 2010 census, up from 411 in 2000.[4] In September 1805, the starving Lewis and Clark Expedition first met the Nez Percé on the Weippe Prairie, south of the city.

Geography[edit]

Weippe is located at 46°22′42″N 115°56′23″W / 46.37833°N 115.93972°W / 46.37833; -115.93972 (46.378219, -115.939825),[5] at an elevation of 3,015 feet (919 m) above sea level.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.42 square miles (1.09 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 180
1910 60 −66.7%
1930 110
1940 396 260.0%
1950 800 102.0%
1960 600 −25.0%
1970 713 18.8%
1980 828 16.1%
1990 532 −35.7%
2000 416 −21.8%
2010 441 6.0%
source:[4][6]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 441 people, 198 households, and 121 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,050.0 inhabitants per square mile (405.4/km2). There were 230 housing units at an average density of 547.6 per square mile (211.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.4% White, 0.7% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 198 households of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.0% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.9% were non-families. 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.77.

The median age in the city was 48.4 years. 20.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.4% were from 25 to 44; 32% were from 45 to 64; and 23.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 416 people, 161 households, and 119 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,009.8 people per square mile (391.8/km²). There were 198 housing units at an average density of 480.6 per square mile (186.5/km²). The; racial makeup of the city was 97.12% White, 0.24% African American, 1.20% Native American, 0.72% from other races, and 0.72% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.96% of the population.

There were 161 households out of which 36.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.5% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.5% were non-families. 20.5% of all households were built up of individuals and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the city the population was spread out with 29.3% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 22.1% from 25 to 44, 26.4% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 101.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,442, and the total income for a family was $28,281. Males had a median income of $30,694 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,175. About 16.8% of families and 24.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 36.3% of those under age 18 and 19.7% 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. ^ a b Spokesman-Review - 2010 census - Weippe, Idaho - accessed 2011-12-30
  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, 99.
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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