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Chubbuck, Idaho
City
Chubbuck, Idaho entrance
Chubbuck, Idaho entrance
Location in Bannock County and the state of Idaho
Location in Bannock County and the state of Idaho
Country United States
State Idaho
County Bannock
Area
 • Total 4.20 sq mi (10.88 km2)
 • Land 4.19 sq mi (10.85 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 4,472 ft (1,363 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 13,922
 • Estimate (2012) 14,166
 • Density 3,322.7/sq mi (1,282.9/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 83202
Area code(s) 208
FIPS code 16-14680
GNIS feature ID 0396285
Website cityofchubbuck.us

Chubbuck is a city in Bannock County, Idaho, United States. It is part of the Pocatello Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 13,922 at the 2010 census. Chubbuck is located immediately north of Pocatello and has opposed several consolidation proposals since the 1960s.

Geography

Chubbuck is located at (42.921648, -112.467416), at an elevation of 4,472 feet (1,363 m) above sea level.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.20 square miles (10.88 km2), of which, 4.19 square miles (10.85 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1950 120
1960 1,590 1225.0%
1970 2,924 83.9%
1980 7,052 141.2%
1990 7,791 10.5%
2000 9,700 24.5%
2010 13,922 43.5%
Est. 2015 14,428 48.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 13,922 people, 4,732 households, and 3,586 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,322.7 inhabitants per square mile (1,282.9/km2). There were 4,961 housing units at an average density of 1,184.0 per square mile (457.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 90.5% White, 0.4% African American, 2.4% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 0.3% Pacific Islander, 2.3% from other races, and 3.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.5% of the population.

There were 4,732 households of which 44.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.2% were non-families. 19.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.40.

The median age in the city was 30.2 years. 33.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.9% were from 25 to 44; 20.3% were from 45 to 64; and 10% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.6% male and 51.4% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 9,700 people, 3,190 households, and 2,491 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,743.5 people per square mile (1,058.0/km²). There were 3,377 housing units at an average density of 955.1 per square mile (368.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.80% White, 0.35% African American, 2.00% Native American, 1.09% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 2.47% from other races, and 2.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.38% of the population.

There were 3,190 households out of which 45.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.4% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.9% were non-families. 18.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.02 and the average family size was 3.46.

In the city, the population was spread out with 33.9% under the age of 18, 10.5% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 8.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 97.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $41,688, and the median income for a family was $48,138. Males had a median income of $40,726 versus $25,230 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,936. About 9.1% of families and 12.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.1% of those under age 18 and 6.6% of those age 65 or over.

Visitor attractions

The area's main shopping mall is Pine Ridge Mall.


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