Homedale

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Coordinates: 43°37′8″N116°56′13″W / 43.61889°N 116.93694°WCoordinates: 43°37′8″N116°56′13″W / 43.61889°N 116.93694°W
CountryUnited States
StateIdaho
CountyOwyhee
Area
• Total1.42 sq mi (3.69 km2)
• Land1.41 sq mi (3.66 km2)
• Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation2,231 ft (680 m)
Population
(2010)[2]
• Total2,633
• Estimate 2,720
• Density1,926.35/sq mi (743.75/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
• Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
83628
Area code(s)208, 986
FIPS code16-38170
GNIS feature ID0396660
Websitewww.cityofhomedale.com
  1. Homedale Bowling Alley
  2. Homedale High School
Branch RR route in 1930

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Homedale is a city in Owyhee CountyIdaho. The population was 2,633 at the time of the 2010 census. The town name was chosen by drawing names from a hat during a community picnic. Homedale is part of the Boise metropolitan area. It was, at one time, the terminus of a branch of the Oregon Short Line Railroad.

History[edit]

Homedale was first settled by Jacob Mussell in the late 19th Century. In 1898 Jacob Mussell built a ferry boat to help settlers cross the Snake River making Homedale more accessible. By 1914 Homedale had a mayor, a council, a schoolhouse, and a railroad though it wouldn't be an official city until 1920. In 1914 Austrians were lured to Homedale and promised good farming ground. When they arrived in Homedale they found the land undeveloped though they still had to buy the land. Today there still is an Austrian Town in Homedale. Basque culture is also deeply rooted in Homedale.

Geography[edit]

Homedale is located at 43°37′8″N116°56′13″W / 43.61889°N 116.93694°W (43.618980, -116.936836),[4] at an elevation of 2,231 feet (680 m) above sea level. The city is on the Snake River, which is the border with Canyon County.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.47 square miles (3.81 km2), all of it land.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
CensusPop.
1930225
1940857280.9%
19501,41164.6%
19601,381−2.1%
19701,4112.2%
19802,07847.3%
19901,963−5.5%
20002,52828.8%
20102,6334.2%
2019 (est.)2,720[3]3.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 2,633 people, 877 households, and 609 families living in the city. The population density was 1,791.2 inhabitants per square mile (691.6/km2). There were 960 housing units at an average density of 653.1 per square mile (252.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 63.1% White, 0.2% African American, 1.3% Native American, 1.0% Asian, 31.3% from other races, and 3.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 43.0% of the population.

There were 877 households, of which 43.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.6% were non-families. 25.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.96 and the average family size was 3.58.

The median age in the city was 31.9 years. 33.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.2% were from 25 to 44; 19% were from 45 to 64; and 13.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.9% male and 50.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 2,528 people, 842 households, and 595 families living in the city. The population density was 2,859.5 people per square mile (1,109.2/km2). There were 933 housing units at an average density of 1,055.3 per square mile (409.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 63.77% White, 0.20% African American, 0.99% Native American, 0.71% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 30.58% from other races, and 3.68% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 39.24% of the population.

There were 842 households, out of which 42.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.3% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.3% were non-families. 26.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.95 and the average family size was 3.66.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 36.0% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 16.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,196, and the median income for a family was $27,500. Males had a median income of $22,740 versus $19,722 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,986. About 17.8% of families and 20.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.9% of those under age 18 and 13.1% of those age 65 or over.

Highways[edit]

The city is served by U.S. Route 95, the primary north–south highway for the state. State Highway 19 heads westward for five miles (8 km) and enters Oregon to become Oregon Route 201, which turns northward to Ontario.

Education[edit]

  • Homedale Elementary School, grades K–4.
  • Homedale Middle School, grades 5–8.
  • Homedale High School, grades 9–12.

Newspaper[edit]

Annual events[edit]

  • Txoko Ona Basque dance
  • July 4th Demolition Derby
  • Owyhee County Fair and Rodeo (first full week in August)
  • Conner Landa Memorial Softball Tournament (July)

Notable people[edit]

  • Niles Fulwyler, United States Army major general
  • Ralph D. Townsend, military officer
  • Ted Trueblood, outdoor writer and conservationist
  • Fred Wood, member of the Idaho House of Representatives

References[edit]

Homedale new jersey
  1. ^'2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files'. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 9, 2020.
  2. ^ ab'U.S. Census website'. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-18.
  3. ^ ab'Population and Housing Unit Estimates'. United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  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 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-12-18.
  6. ^'Census of Population and Housing'. Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^'U.S. Census website'. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
Retrieved from 'https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Homedale,_Idaho&oldid=1013187998'
Coordinates: 43°37′8″N116°56′13″W / 43.61889°N 116.93694°WCoordinates: 43°37′8″N116°56′13″W / 43.61889°N 116.93694°W
CountryUnited States
StateIdaho
CountyOwyhee
Area
• Total1.42 sq mi (3.69 km2)
• Land1.41 sq mi (3.66 km2)
• Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation2,231 ft (680 m)
Population
(2010)[2]
• Total2,633
• Estimate 2,720
• Density1,926.35/sq mi (743.75/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
• Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
83628
Area code(s)208, 986
FIPS code16-38170
GNIS feature ID0396660
Websitewww.cityofhomedale.com
Branch RR route in 1930

Homedale is a city in Owyhee CountyIdaho. The population was 2,633 at the time of the 2010 census. The town name was chosen by drawing names from a hat during a community picnic. Homedale is part of the Boise metropolitan area. It was, at one time, the terminus of a branch of the Oregon Short Line Railroad.

History[edit]

Homedale was first settled by Jacob Mussell in the late 19th Century. In 1898 Jacob Mussell built a ferry boat to help settlers cross the Snake River making Homedale more accessible. By 1914 Homedale had a mayor, a council, a schoolhouse, and a railroad though it wouldn't be an official city until 1920. In 1914 Austrians were lured to Homedale and promised good farming ground. When they arrived in Homedale they found the land undeveloped though they still had to buy the land. Today there still is an Austrian Town in Homedale. Basque culture is also deeply rooted in Homedale.

Geography[edit]

Homedale Bowling Alley

Homedale is located at 43°37′8″N116°56′13″W / 43.61889°N 116.93694°W (43.618980, -116.936836),[4] at an elevation of 2,231 feet (680 m) above sea level. The city is on the Snake River, which is the border with Canyon County.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.47 square miles (3.81 km2), all of it land.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
CensusPop.
1930225
1940857280.9%
19501,41164.6%
19601,381−2.1%
19701,4112.2%
19802,07847.3%
19901,963−5.5%
20002,52828.8%
20102,6334.2%
2019 (est.)2,720[3]3.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 2,633 people, 877 households, and 609 families living in the city. The population density was 1,791.2 inhabitants per square mile (691.6/km2). There were 960 housing units at an average density of 653.1 per square mile (252.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 63.1% White, 0.2% African American, 1.3% Native American, 1.0% Asian, 31.3% from other races, and 3.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 43.0% of the population.

There were 877 households, of which 43.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.6% were non-families. 25.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.96 and the average family size was 3.58.

The median age in the city was 31.9 years. 33.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.2% were from 25 to 44; 19% were from 45 to 64; and 13.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.9% male and 50.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 2,528 people, 842 households, and 595 families living in the city. The population density was 2,859.5 people per square mile (1,109.2/km2). There were 933 housing units at an average density of 1,055.3 per square mile (409.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 63.77% White, 0.20% African American, 0.99% Native American, 0.71% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 30.58% from other races, and 3.68% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 39.24% of the population.

There were 842 households, out of which 42.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.3% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.3% were non-families. 26.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.95 and the average family size was 3.66.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 36.0% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 16.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,196, and the median income for a family was $27,500. Males had a median income of $22,740 versus $19,722 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,986. About 17.8% of families and 20.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.9% of those under age 18 and 13.1% of those age 65 or over.

Highways[edit]

Homedale High School

The city is served by U.S. Route 95, the primary north–south highway for the state. State Highway 19 heads westward for five miles (8 km) and enters Oregon to become Oregon Route 201, which turns northward to Ontario.

Education[edit]

  • Homedale Elementary School, grades K–4.
  • Homedale Middle School, grades 5–8.
  • Homedale High School, grades 9–12.

Newspaper[edit]

Annual events[edit]

  • Txoko Ona Basque dance
  • July 4th Demolition Derby
  • Owyhee County Fair and Rodeo (first full week in August)
  • Conner Landa Memorial Softball Tournament (July)

Notable people[edit]

  • Niles Fulwyler, United States Army major general
  • Ralph D. Townsend, military officer
  • Ted Trueblood, outdoor writer and conservationist
  • Fred Wood, member of the Idaho House of Representatives

References[edit]

  1. ^'2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files'. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 9, 2020.
  2. ^ ab'U.S. Census website'. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-18.
  3. ^ ab'Population and Housing Unit Estimates'. United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  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 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-12-18.
  6. ^'Census of Population and Housing'. Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^'U.S. Census website'. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
Retrieved from 'https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Homedale,_Idaho&oldid=1013187998'