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Metaline
Metaline, Washington
Location of Metaline, Washington
Location of Metaline, Washington
Country United States
State Washington
County Pend Oreille
Area
 • Total 0.39 sq mi (1.01 km2)
 • Land 0.31 sq mi (0.79 km2)
 • Water 0.09 sq mi (0.22 km2)
Elevation
2,021 ft (616 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 173
 • Estimate 
(2019)
183
 • Density 598.04/sq mi (231.17/km2)
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
99152
Area code(s) 509
FIPS code 53-45285
GNIS feature ID 1523022

Metaline is a town in Pend Oreille County, Washington, United States. The population was 173 at the 2010 census.

History

Metaline was officially incorporated on October 6, 1948.

Geography

Metaline is located at 48°51′7″N 117°23′21″W / 48.85194°N 117.38917°W / 48.85194; -117.38917 (48.851978, -117.389141).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2), all of it land.

Climate

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Metaline has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 563
1960 299 −46.9%
1970 197 −34.1%
1980 190 −3.6%
1990 198 4.2%
2000 162 −18.2%
2010 173 6.8%
2019 (est.) 183 5.8%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 173 people, 86 households, and 44 families residing in the town. The population density was 558.1 inhabitants per square mile (215.5/km2). There were 103 housing units at an average density of 332.3 per square mile (128.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.0% White, 2.3% Native American, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.3% of the population.

There were 86 households, of which 23.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.7% were married couples living together, 2.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 48.8% were non-families. 44.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.01 and the average family size was 2.84.

The median age in the town was 50.2 years. 20.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.5% were from 25 to 44; 39.3% were from 45 to 64; and 17.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 53.2% male and 46.8% female.

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