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Plummer, Idaho
Plummer, circa 1912
Plummer, circa 1912
Location of Plummer in Benewah County, Idaho.
Location of Plummer in Benewah County, Idaho.
Coordinates: 47°20′0″N 116°53′4″W / 47.33333°N 116.88444°W / 47.33333; -116.88444Coordinates: 47°20′0″N 116°53′4″W / 47.33333°N 116.88444°W / 47.33333; -116.88444
Country United States
State Idaho
County Benewah
Area
 • Total 1.26 sq mi (3.27 km2)
 • Land 1.26 sq mi (3.27 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
2,743 ft (836 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,044
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,029
 • Density 815.37/sq mi (314.90/km2)
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
83851
Area code(s) 208, 986
FIPS code 16-63910
GNIS feature ID 0374457

Plummer is a city in Benewah County, Idaho, United States. The population was 1,044 at the 2010 census, up from 990 in 2000. It is the largest city within the Coeur d'Alene Reservation, and is accessed by U.S. Route 95, the state's primary north-south highway.

Geography

Plummer is located at 47°20′0″N 116°53′4″W / 47.33333°N 116.88444°W / 47.33333; -116.88444 (47.333423, -116.884393), at an elevation of 2,743 feet (836 m) above sea level.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.25 square miles (3.24 km2), all of it land.

Climate

Plummer has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate (Csb) according to the Köppen climate classification system, although its winter months nearly qualify it as having a dry-summer humid continental climate (Dsb).

Climate data for Plummer (1950-2012)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 56
(13.3)
62
(16.7)
70
(21.1)
78
(25.6)
92
(33.3)
95
(35)
101
(38.3)
100
(37.8)
97
(36.1)
86
(30)
65
(18.3)
57
(13.9)
101
(38.3)
Average high °F (°C) 35.9
(2.17)
41.1
(5.06)
47.4
(8.56)
55.4
(13)
64
(17.8)
70
(21.1)
81.5
(27.5)
81.5
(27.5)
73.4
(23)
56.7
(13.72)
43
(6.1)
34.1
(1.17)
57
(13.9)
Average low °F (°C) 24.4
(-4.22)
26.6
(-3)
30.1
(-1.06)
34.2
(1.22)
38.5
(3.61)
44.4
(6.89)
50.6
(10.33)
50
(10)
43.3
(6.28)
34.4
(1.33)
30.6
(-0.78)
24.5
(-4.17)
36
(2.2)
Record low °F (°C) -15
(-26.1)
-15
(-26.1)
0
(-17.8)
17
(-8.3)
25
(-3.9)
28
(-2.2)
36
(2.2)
31
(-0.6)
27
(-2.8)
9
(-12.8)
-6
(-21.1)
-8
(-22.2)
-15
(-26.1)
Precipitation inches (mm) 3.17
(80.5)
2.95
(74.9)
2.27
(57.7)
1.93
(49)
2.5
(64)
1.62
(41.1)
0.61
(15.5)
0.71
(18)
0.74
(18.8)
2.17
(55.1)
3.92
(99.6)
4.11
(104.4)
26.7
(678)
Snowfall inches (cm) 5.5
(14)
1.8
(4.6)
1.1
(2.8)
0
(0)
0.2
(0.5)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.9
(2.3)
5
(13)
14.4
(36.6)
Avg. precipitation days 13 12 10 10 9 8 3 3 3 8 16 14 109

Demographics

2010 census

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 450
1930 346 −23.1%
1940 399 15.3%
1950 395 −1.0%
1960 344 −12.9%
1970 443 28.8%
1980 634 43.1%
1990 804 26.8%
2000 990 23.1%
2010 1,044 5.5%
2019 (est.) 1,029 −1.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,044 people, 374 households, and 261 families residing in the city. The population density was 835.2 inhabitants per square mile (322.5/km2). There were 405 housing units at an average density of 324.0 per square mile (125.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 45.7% White, 1.1% African American, 42.7% Native American, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.7% from other races, and 9.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.0% of the population.

There were 374 households, of which 43.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.7% were married couples living together, 15.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 12.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.2% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.27.

The median age in the city was 31.4 years. 32.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.3% were from 25 to 44; 24.8% were from 45 to 64; and 10.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.1% male and 48.9% female.

History

The city's first church was built in 1912.

- City of Plummer

Notable people

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