Osburn, Idaho

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Osburn, Idaho
Location of Osburn in Shoshone County, Idaho.
Location of Osburn in Shoshone County, Idaho.
Coordinates: 47°30′23″N 116°0′20″W / 47.50639°N 116.00556°W / 47.50639; -116.00556Coordinates: 47°30′23″N 116°0′20″W / 47.50639°N 116.00556°W / 47.50639; -116.00556
CountryUnited States
StateIdaho
CountyShoshone
Government
 • MayorKip McGillvray
Area
 • Total1.34 sq mi (3.46 km2)
 • Land1.32 sq mi (3.41 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation
2,520 ft (770 m)
Population
 • Total1,555
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
1,556
 • Density1,181.47/sq mi (456.13/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
83849
Area code(s)208, 986
FIPS code16-59590
GNIS feature ID0396990

Osburn is a city in Shoshone County, Idaho, United States. Located in the Silver Valley mining region of northern Idaho, its population was 1,555 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

The city was named for Bill Osborne, who established a trading post here.[4]

Geography[edit]

Osburn is located at 47°30′23″N 116°0′20″W / 47.50639°N 116.00556°W / 47.50639; -116.00556 (47.506464, -116.005535),[5] at an elevation of 2,520 feet (768 m) above sea level.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.33 square miles (3.44 km2), of which, 1.31 square miles (3.39 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.[6]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
19601,788
19702,24825.7%
19802,220−1.2%
19901,579−28.9%
20001,545−2.2%
20101,5550.6%
Est. 20191,556[3]0.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2010 census[edit]

At the 2010 census there were 1,555 people in 711 households, including 443 families, in the city. The population density was 1,187.0 inhabitants per square mile (458.3/km2). There were 777 housing units at an average density of 593.1 per square mile (229.0/km2). The racial makup of the city was 95.8% White, 0.3% African American, 1.5% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.5% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.2%.[2]

Of the 711 households 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.3% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.7% were non-families. 32.9% of households were one person and 15.8% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.76.

The median age was 48.1 years. 20.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.6% were from 25 to 44; 32.1% were from 45 to 64; and 22.4% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.4% male and 49.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

At the 2000 census there were 1,545 people in 699 households, including 457 families, in the city. The population density was 1,154.4 people per square mile (445.2/km²). There were 786 housing units at an average density of 587.3 per square mile (226.5/km²). The racial makup of the city was 95.40% White, 0.32% African American, 1.62% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.32% from other races, and 2.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.33%.[8]

Of the 699 households 23.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.5% were non-families. 29.0% of households were one person and 14.9% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.70.

The age distribution was 20.1% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 28.3% from 45 to 64, and 20.7% 65 or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.0 males.

The median household income was $29,856 and the median family income was $34,605. Males had a median income of $31,574 versus $20,769 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,532. About 10.1% of families and 11.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.2% of those under age 18 and 4.6% of those age 65 or over.

1907 Geologic map of Osburn, showing the Osburn Fault, the Polaris Fault, and the Polaris Mine, northeast of the future Sunshine Mine.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 9, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-18.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  4. ^ "Profile for Osburn, Idaho". ePodunk. Retrieved 2010-05-28.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-12-18.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.