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Council, Idaho
—  City  —
People's Theater in Council, Idaho
Location in Adams County and the state of Idaho
Coordinates: 44°43′48″N 116°26′10″W / 44.73°N 116.43611°W / 44.73; -116.43611
Country United States
State Idaho
County Adams
Area
 - Total 0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
 - Land 0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 2,927 ft (892 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 816
 - Density 1,121.5/sq mi (433.0/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 - Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 83612
Area code(s) 208
FIPS code 16-18820
GNIS feature ID 0396336

Council is a city in and the county seat of Adams County, Idaho, United States.[1] The population was 816 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Council is located at 44°43′48″N 116°26′10″W / 44.73°N 116.43611°W / 44.73; -116.43611 (44.730083, -116.436213).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.9 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 816 people, 339 households, and 223 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,121.5 people per square mile (431.6/km²). There were 425 housing units at an average density of 584.1/sq mi (224.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.57% White, 1.72% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 0.12% from other races, and 1.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.59% of the population.

There were 339 households out of which 27.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.5% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.2% were non-families. 30.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 24.8% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 18.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 103.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,375, and the median income for a family was $30,000. Males had a median income of $26,667 versus $11,691 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,170. About 11.7% of families and 15.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.1% of those under age 18 and 19.0% of those age 65 or over.

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Population history

Notable people

Transportation

The city is served by U.S. Route 95, connecting it to New Meadows to the north and Cambridge and Weiser to the south.

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  4. ^ "Subcounty population estimates: Idaho 2000-2007" (CSV). United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2009-03-18. http://www.census.gov/popest/cities/files/SUB-EST2007-16.csv. Retrieved 2009-04-22.  
  5. ^ Moffatt, Riley. Population History of Western U.S. Cities & Towns, 1850-1990. Lanham: Scarecrow, 1996, 91.

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Council, Idaho
—  City  —
People's Theater in Council, Idaho
Coordinates: 44°43′48″N 116°26′10″W / 44.73°N 116.43611°W / 44.73; -116.43611
Country United States
State Idaho
County Adams
Area
 - Total 0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
 - Land 0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 2,927 ft (892 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 816
 Density 1,121.5/sq mi (433.0/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 - Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 83612
Area code(s) 208
FIPS code 16-18820
GNIS feature ID 0396336

Council is a city in and the county seat of Adams County, Idaho, United States.[1] The population was 816 at the 2000 census.

Contents

Geography

Council is located at 44°43′48″N 116°26′10″W / 44.73°N 116.43611°W / 44.73; -116.43611 (44.730083, -116.436213).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.9 km²), all of it land.

Population history

  • 2007 estimate - 691 [3]
  • 2000 - 816
  • 1990 - 831[4]
  • 1980 - 917
  • 1970 - 899
  • 1960 - 827
  • 1950 - 748
  • 1940 - 692
  • 1930 - 355
  • 1920 - 388
  • 1910 - 312
  • 1900 - 177
  • 1890 - 77
  • 1880 - 60

Notable people

  • Harriet Miller, American politician

Transportation

U.S. Route 95 goes through the city, connecting it to New Meadows to the north and Cambridge and Weiser to the south.[5]

References

  1. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. "Subcounty population estimates: Idaho 2000-2007" (CSV). United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2009-03-18. http://www.census.gov/popest/cities/files/SUB-EST2007-16.csv. Retrieved 2009-04-22. 
  4. Moffatt, Riley. Population History of Western U.S. Cities & Towns, 1850-1990. Lanham: Scarecrow, 1996, 91.
  5. "Google Maps". http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&ll=44.619799,-116.586914&spn=0.856277,1.766052&z=9. Retrieved 2010-01-12. 

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