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Location of Acequia in Minidoka County, Idaho.
|• Total||0.55 sq mi (1.41 km2)|
|• Land||0.53 sq mi (1.38 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)|
|Elevation||4,167 ft (1,270 m)|
|• Density||245.32/sq mi (94.77/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
|Area codes||208, 986|
|GNIS feature ID||0399762|
Acequia (pronounced ah-SEE-kwa) is a city in Minidoka County, Idaho, United States. The population was 131 at the 2020 census. It is part of the Burley, Idaho Micropolitan Statistical Area. The town is named for the Spanish word for canal.
Acequia is located at(42.668387, -113.595046).
Acequia is about 5 miles (8.3 kilometers) northeast of Rupert on State Highway 24.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.43 square miles (1.11 km2), of which, 0.42 square miles (1.09 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 124 people, 43 households, and 33 families residing in the city. The population density was 295.2 inhabitants per square mile (114.0/km2). There were 45 housing units at an average density of 107.1 per square mile (41.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 66.9% White, 0.8% African American, 4.0% Native American, 23.4% from other races, and 4.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 43.5% of the population.
There were 43 households, of which 37.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.5% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 11.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 23.3% were non-families. 16.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.27.
The median age in the city was 36 years. 27.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.1% were from 25 to 44; 27.5% were from 45 to 64; and 14.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.8% male and 49.2% female.
Acequia is served by the Minidoka County Schools system.
Children are zoned to:
- Acequia Elementary School (Acequia)
- East Minico Middle School (Rupert)
- Minico High School (Unincorporated Minidoka County)
In Spanish: Acequia (Idaho) para niños
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