The city seal and entrance to Eagle
Location of Eagle in Ada County, Idaho.
|• Total||31.08 sq mi (80.49 km2)|
|• Land||30.57 sq mi (79.18 km2)|
|• Water||0.51 sq mi (1.31 km2)|
|Elevation||2,566 ft (782 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||974.68/sq mi (376.32/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−7 (Mountain (MST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−6 (MDT)|
|Area code||208 and 986|
|GNIS feature ID||0396427|
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 29.40 square miles (76.15 km2), of which 28.92 square miles (74.90 km2) is land and 0.48 square miles (1.24 km2) is water.
This region experiences warm to hot, dry summers, and cold, dry winters, with summer high temperatures averaging 85 °F and winter low temperatures averaging 25.6 °F. According to the Köppen climate classification system, Eagle has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
At the 2010 census there were 19,908 people, 7,069 households, and 5,585 families living in the city. The population density was 688.4 inhabitants per square mile (265.8/km2). There were 7,570 housing units at an average density of 261.8 per square mile (101.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.4% White, 0.3% African American, 0.5% Native American, 1.6% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 1.0% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.7%.
Of the 7,069 households 41.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.9% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 21.0% were non-families. 17.7% of households were one person and 8.5% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.20.
The median age was 40.6 years. 30.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.3% were from 25 to 44; 30.3% were from 45 to 64; and 12.1% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.1% male and 50.9% female.
At the 2000 census there were 11,085 people, 3,864 households, and 3,098 families living in the city. The population density was 1,206.3 people per square mile (465.7/km2). There were 4,048 housing units at an average density of 440.5 per square mile (170.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.90% White, 0.37% African American, 0.47% Native American, 0.74% Asian, 0.13% Pacific Islander, 0.59% from other races, and 1.80% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.63%.
Of the 3,864 households 45.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.4% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.8% were non-families. 16.1% of households were one person and 5.3% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.87 and the average family size was 3.23.
The age distribution was 32.6% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 7.6% 65 or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.5 males.
The median household income was $65,313 and the median family income was $71,907. Males had a median income of $50,962 versus $29,066 for females. The per capita income for the city was $27,226. About 4.0% of families and 3.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.9% of those under age 18 and 3.5% of those age 65 or over.
Eagle is within the West Ada School District and is home to one high school (Eagle High School, opened 1995), one alternative high school (Eagle Academy), one fine arts school (Idaho Fine Arts Academy, 6th–12th grade), one middle school (Eagle Middle School), and three elementary schools (Eagle Elementary School of the Arts, Eagle Hills Elementary School, and Seven Oaks Elementary School). Seven Oaks provides a year-around option for students in grades K-5. There is one Kindergarten through 8th grade math and science magnet (Galileo Math & Science Magnet). There are also two charter schools (North Star Charter School, Rolling Hills Charter School), and one Seventh-Day Christian school.
Points of interest
- Larry Craig, former U.S. Senator from Idaho, lived in Eagle as of 2008.
- Taylor Kelly, football player, grew up in Eagle.
- George Kennedy, actor, lived in Eagle at the time of his death.
- Tanner Mangum, American football quarterback
- Jeb Putzier, NFL tight end
- Derek Schouman, NFL tight end
- "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 9, 2020.
- "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-18.
- "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
- "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-02. Retrieved 2012-12-18.
- The Weather Channel
- Climate Summary for Eagle, Idaho
- "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
- "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Eagle-based TV show, 'Baby Borrowers,' airs tonight
- "12 Movies You May Not Have Known Were Shot in Idaho". LocationsHub. Retrieved 2020-09-24.
- Washington Times Elections › Larry Craig