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Bancroft, Idaho
Location of Bancroft in Caribou County, Idaho.
Location of Bancroft in Caribou County, Idaho.
Country United States
State Idaho
County Caribou
Area
 • Total 0.61 sq mi (1.58 km2)
 • Land 0.61 sq mi (1.58 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
5,423 ft (1,653 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 377
 • Estimate 
(2019)
394
 • Density 646.96/sq mi (249.87/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
83217
Area code(s) 208
FIPS code 16-04420
GNIS feature ID 0397402

Bancroft is a city in the Gem Valley of Caribou County, Idaho, United States. The population was 377 at the 2010 census.

The community was named after William H. Bancroft, a railroad official.

Geography

Bancroft is located at 42°43′10″N 111°53′10″W / 42.71944°N 111.88611°W / 42.71944; -111.88611 (42.719440, -111.886194), in the Portneuf Valley. It is a railroad town and lies on the historic route of old U.S. Highway 30. The elevation is 5,420 feet (1,650 m).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.65 square miles (1.68 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 374
1930 403 7.8%
1940 406 0.7%
1950 495 21.9%
1960 416 −16.0%
1970 366 −12.0%
1980 505 38.0%
1990 393 −22.2%
2000 382 −2.8%
2010 377 −1.3%
2019 (est.) 394 4.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 377 people, 138 households, and 104 families living in the city. The population density was 580.0 inhabitants per square mile (223.9/km2). There were 163 housing units at an average density of 250.8 per square mile (96.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.0% White, 0.3% Native American, 0.8% from other races, and 2.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.2% of the population.

There were 138 households, of which 31.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.1% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.6% were non-families. 21.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.24.

The median age in the city was 36.9 years. 30.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22% were from 25 to 44; 23.1% were from 45 to 64; and 17.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.

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