Horseshoe Bend, Idaho

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Horseshoe Bend, Idaho

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Comparative Profile of Horseshoe Bend, Idaho

Comparing Horseshoe Bend to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Idaho (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 6
Racial Diversity 6 5
Well-Paid Single Men 4 6
Senior Citizens 2 3
Age of the Population 2 4
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 7
Portion of People Married 7 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 6
Median Family Income 3 5
People in Middle Class or Better 3 4
People Above Poverty 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 7
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 7
Housing Recently Built 8 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 8
Affordability of Rents 4 5
People Living Alone 3 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2

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Horseshoe Bend Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles N of Boise, Idaho (center to center)
Nearest Large City 337 miles E of Portland, Oregon
County Boise
Standard Zip Codes 83629
Phone Area Codes 208
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.914
Longitude -116.196

Horseshoe Bend Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station BOISE 7 N
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 36 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 56 to 88 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 19.2 inches
Station EMMETT 2 E
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 58 to 90 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 13.8 inches
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 60 to 89 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 12.1 inches
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Horseshoe Bend Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 770 100%
Male 402 52.2%
Female 368 47.8%
Under 18 243 31.6%
18+ 527 68.4%
65+ 84 10.9%
Median Age 32.3
Average Family Size 3.23
White 711 92.3%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.8%
Other 33 4.3%
Mixed Race 19 2.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 69 9%

Estimated Horseshoe Bend Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 834
Growth 64
Growth % 8.3%

Horseshoe Bend Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 21.6%
German 17.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.3%
Irish 9.8%
English 9.6%
Norwegian 9%
French (except Basque) 4.5%
Polish 2.8%
Scottish 2.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
Swedish 1.5%
Austrian 1.1%
British 0.9%
Finnish 0.9%
Dutch 0.8%
Danish 0.8%
Yugoslavian 0.8%
Swiss 0.6%
Acadian/Cajun 0.4%
European 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Portuguese 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Horseshoe Bend, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Gardena (83629)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Horseshoe Bend 770 $35,882
Crouch 154 $32,500
Eagle 11,085 $71,907
Emmett 5,490 $34,663
Garden City 10,624 $46,463
Idaho City 458 $33,295
Star 1,795 $46,458

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Horseshoe Bend District
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Horseshoe Bend, Idaho
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Horseshoe Bend High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 94 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.7

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