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Basalt, Idaho
Location of Basalt in Bingham County, Idaho.
Location of Basalt in Bingham County, Idaho.
Country United States
State Idaho
County Bingham
Area
 • Total 0.29 sq mi (0.76 km2)
 • Land 0.29 sq mi (0.76 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
4,590 ft (1,399 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 394
 • Estimate 
(2019)
408
 • Density 1,392.49/sq mi (538.22/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
83218
Area codes 208, 986
FIPS code 16-05230
GNIS feature ID 0397411

Basalt is a city in Bingham County, Idaho, United States. The population was 394 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Basalt is located at 43°18′51″N 112°9′49″W / 43.31417°N 112.16361°W / 43.31417; -112.16361 (43.314270, -112.163571).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.30 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 200
1920 345 72.5%
1930 259 −24.9%
1940 252 −2.7%
1950 227 −9.9%
1960 275 21.1%
1970 349 26.9%
1980 414 18.6%
1990 407 −1.7%
2000 419 2.9%
2010 394 −6.0%
Est. 2019 408 3.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 394 people, 132 households, and 108 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,313.3 inhabitants per square mile (507.1/km2). There were 142 housing units at an average density of 473.3 per square mile (182.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 90.6% White, 0.8% Native American, 6.9% from other races, and 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13.2% of the population.

There were 132 households, of which 39.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.4% were married couples living together, 17.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 18.2% were non-families. 15.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.98 and the average family size was 3.31.

The median age in the city was 33 years. 29.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.4% were from 25 to 44; 20.9% were from 45 to 64; and 18.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.2% male and 53.8% female.

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