Metaline, Washington

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Metaline
Town
Metaline, Washington
Location of Metaline, Washington
Location of Metaline, Washington
Coordinates: 48°51′7″N 117°23′21″W / 48.85194°N 117.38917°W / 48.85194; -117.38917Coordinates: 48°51′7″N 117°23′21″W / 48.85194°N 117.38917°W / 48.85194; -117.38917
Country United States
State Washington
County Pend Oreille
Area[1]
 • Total 0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
 • Land 0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,021 ft (616 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 173
 • Estimate (2015)[3] 172
 • Density 558.1/sq mi (215.5/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 99152
Area code(s) 509
FIPS code 53-45285
GNIS feature ID 1523022[4]

Metaline is a town in Pend Oreille County, Washington, United States. The population was 173 at the 2010 census.[5]

History[edit]

Metaline was officially incorporated on October 6, 1948.

Geography[edit]

Metaline is located at 48°51′7″N 117°23′21″W / 48.85194°N 117.38917°W / 48.85194; -117.38917 (48.851978, -117.389141).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2), all of it land.[1]

Climate[edit]

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Metaline has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[7]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 563
1960 299 −46.9%
1970 197 −34.1%
1980 190 −3.6%
1990 198 4.2%
2000 162 −18.2%
2010 173 6.8%
Est. 2015 172 [8] −0.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]
2015 Estimate[3]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 173 people, 86 households, and 44 families residing in the town. The population density was 558.1 inhabitants per square mile (215.5/km2). There were 103 housing units at an average density of 332.3 per square mile (128.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.0% White, 2.3% Native American, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.3% of the population.

There were 86 households of which 23.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.7% were married couples living together, 2.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 48.8% were non-families. 44.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.01 and the average family size was 2.84.

The median age in the town was 50.2 years. 20.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.5% were from 25 to 44; 39.3% were from 45 to 64; and 17.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 53.2% male and 46.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 162 people, 73 households, and 44 families residing in the town. The population density was 533.5 people per square mile (208.5/km²). There were 91 housing units at an average density of 299.7 per square mile (117.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 91.98% White, 1.23% Native American, 0.62% Pacific Islander, and 6.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.23% of the population.

There were 73 households out of which 26.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.4% were non-families. 35.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the town, the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 24.7% from 25 to 44, 30.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 110.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 118.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $22,981, and the median income for a family was $23,750. Males had a median income of $35,000 versus $11,563 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,262. About 25.0% of families and 32.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 48.1% of those under the age of eighteen and none 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 July 12, 2016. 
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 17 September 2012. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ Climate Summary for Metaline, Washington
  8. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  9. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved October 4, 2013.