Swan Valley, Idaho

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Swan Valley, Idaho
City
U.S. Route 26, entering Swan Valley, ID
U.S. Route 26, entering Swan Valley, ID
Location of Swan Valley in Bonneville County, Idaho.
Location of Swan Valley in Bonneville County, Idaho.
Coordinates: 43°27′13″N 111°21′4″W / 43.45361°N 111.35111°W / 43.45361; -111.35111Coordinates: 43°27′13″N 111°21′4″W / 43.45361°N 111.35111°W / 43.45361; -111.35111
Country United States
State Idaho
County Bonneville
Area[1]
 • Total 11.65 sq mi (30.18 km2)
 • Land 11.48 sq mi (29.73 km2)
 • Water 0.17 sq mi (0.45 km2)
Elevation 5,315 ft (1,620 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 204
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 221
 • Density 19.25/sq mi (7.43/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 83449
Area code(s) 208
FIPS code 16-79120
GNIS feature ID 0397226
Website www.cityofswanvalley.com

Swan Valley is a city in Bonneville County, Idaho, United States. It is part of the Idaho Falls, Idaho Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 204 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Swan Valley is located at 43°27′13″N 111°21′4″W / 43.45361°N 111.35111°W / 43.45361; -111.35111 (43.453741, -111.351090).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.62 square miles (30.10 km2), of which, 11.51 square miles (29.81 km2) is land and 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2) is water.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950203
19602176.9%
19702358.3%
1980135−42.6%
19901414.4%
200021351.1%
2010204−4.2%
Est. 2016221[3]8.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 204 people, 92 households, and 66 families residing in the city. The population density was 17.7 inhabitants per square mile (6.8/km2). There were 135 housing units at an average density of 11.7 per square mile (4.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.6% White, 1.0% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 1.5% from other races, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population.

There were 92 households of which 20.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.2% were married couples living together, 3.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.3% were non-families. 26.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.2% 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 2.67.

The median age in the city was 47.8 years. 18.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.5% were from 25 to 44; 35.3% were from 45 to 64; and 20.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 213 people, 79 households, and 57 families residing in the city. The population density was 20.7 people per square mile (8.0/km²). There were 117 housing units at an average density of 11.4 per square mile (4.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.08% White, 0.47% Native American, 0.47% Asian, 1.41% from other races, and 6.57% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.35% of the population.

There were 79 households out of which 26.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.6% were married couples living together, 1.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.6% were non-families. 19.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the city, the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 27.7% from 45 to 64, and 18.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,083, and the median income for a family was $41,071. Males had a median income of $37,083 versus $17,813 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,527. About 3.8% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 5.7% of those sixty five or over.

Trivia[edit]

  • The former mayor of Swan Valley Tom Walsh was hired by the NFL's Oakland Raiders American football team to be their offensive coordinator in February 2006. He was previously the offensive coordinator of the organization in the early 1990s.
  • According to an 1868 account, a monster simply dubbed the Swan Valley Monster was sighted in the Snake River.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 26, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-18. 
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-12-18. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  8. ^ Fisher, V. ed. (1939) Idaho Lore. Federal Writers’ Project, The Caxton Printers, Caldwell. Retrieved 2018-03-03.