kids encyclopedia robot

Weston, Idaho facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Weston, Idaho
Weston idaho.jpg
Location of Weston in Franklin County, Idaho.
Location of Weston in Franklin County, Idaho.
Country United States
State Idaho
County Franklin
Area
 • Total 1.90 sq mi (4.93 km2)
 • Land 1.90 sq mi (4.92 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
4,744 ft (1,446 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 437
 • Estimate 
(2019)
470
 • Density 247.37/sq mi (95.50/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
83286
Area code(s) 208
FIPS code 16-87040
GNIS feature ID 0375844

Weston is a city in Franklin County, Idaho, United States. The population was 437 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Logan, Utah-Idaho Metropolitan Statistical Area. It was first settled in 1865. The community was so named on account of its location at the west bank of the Bear River.

Geography

Weston is located at 42°2′10″N 111°58′30″W / 42.03611°N 111.97500°W / 42.03611; -111.97500 (42.036151, -111.975105).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.98 square miles (5.13 km2), of which, 1.97 square miles (5.10 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 308
1920 452 46.8%
1930 429 −5.1%
1940 439 2.3%
1950 382 −13.0%
1960 284 −25.7%
1970 230 −19.0%
1980 310 34.8%
1990 390 25.8%
2000 425 9.0%
2010 437 2.8%
2019 (est.) 470 7.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 437 people, 139 households, and 112 families residing in the city. The population density was 221.8 inhabitants per square mile (85.6/km2). There were 147 housing units at an average density of 74.6 per square mile (28.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.4% White, 0.5% African American, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.

There were 139 households, of which 45.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.1% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 19.4% were non-families. 18.7% 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 3.14 and the average family size was 3.63.

The median age in the city was 29 years. 37.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.2% were from 25 to 44; 24.9% were from 45 to 64; and 9.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.9% male and 50.1% female.

Notable people

  • Parley Parker Christensen, Los Angeles City Council member, born in Weston.
  • Ray D. Free, U.S. Army Reserve Major General and member of the Utah House of Representatives, born in Weston.
  • Harold B. Lee (1899-1973) - educator, religious leader
kids search engine
Weston, Idaho Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.