Elmer City, Washington

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Elmer City
Town
Elmer City, Washington
Location of Elmer City, Washington
Location of Elmer City, Washington
Coordinates: 47°59′54″N 118°57′13″W / 47.99833°N 118.95361°W / 47.99833; -118.95361Coordinates: 47°59′54″N 118°57′13″W / 47.99833°N 118.95361°W / 47.99833; -118.95361
Country United States
State Washington
County Okanogan
Area[1]
 • Total 0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)
 • Land 0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,096 ft (334 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 238
 • Estimate (2013)[3] 234
 • Density 1,133.3/sq mi (437.6/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 99124
Area code(s) 509
FIPS code 53-21485[4]
GNIS feature ID 1512189[5]

Elmer City is a town in Okanogan County, Washington, United States. The population was 238 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Elmer City was officially incorporated on April 17, 1947, and is located on the Colville Indian Reservation.

Geography[edit]

Elmer City is located at 47°59′54″N 118°57′13″W / 47.99833°N 118.95361°W / 47.99833; -118.95361 (47.998309, -118.953486).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.21 square miles (0.54 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 513
1960 265 −48.3%
1970 324 22.3%
1980 312 −3.7%
1990 297 −4.8%
2000 267 −10.1%
2010 238 −10.9%
Est. 2013 234 −1.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]
2013 Estimate[3]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 238 people, 99 households, and 64 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,133.3 inhabitants per square mile (437.6/km2). There were 112 housing units at an average density of 533.3 per square mile (205.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 47.9% White, 0.8% African American, 28.6% Native American, 2.1% Asian, 2.1% from other races, and 18.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.4% of the population.

There were 99 households of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.4% were married couples living together, 14.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.4% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.92.

The median age in the town was 47.8 years. 18.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.8% were from 25 to 44; 29.9% were from 45 to 64; and 23.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.3% male and 51.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 267 people, 110 households, and 70 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,291.7 people per square mile (490.9/km²). There were 127 housing units at an average density of 614.4 per square mile (233.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 54.31% White, 1.50% African American, 35.96% Native American, 0.37% Asian, 3.00% from other races, and 4.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.87% of the population.

There were 110 households out of which 23.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.3% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.5% were non-families. 33.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 23.2% from 25 to 44, 30.7% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 103.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $32,500, and the median income for a family was $38,000. Males had a median income of $40,000 versus $23,438 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,366. About 11.4% of families and 18.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 19.6% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-19. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-19. 
  3. ^ a b "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-09-25. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "Elmer City". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved September 25, 2014.