Soda Springs, Idaho

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Soda Springs, Idaho
Eruption controlled geyser in Soda Springs
Eruption controlled geyser in Soda Springs
Motto(s): 
"Historic Oregon Trail Oasis"[1]
Location of Soda Springs in Caribou County, Idaho
Location of Soda Springs in Caribou County, Idaho
Soda Springs, Idaho is located in the United States
Soda Springs, Idaho
Soda Springs, Idaho
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 42°39′29″N 111°35′46″W / 42.65806°N 111.59611°W / 42.65806; -111.59611Coordinates: 42°39′29″N 111°35′46″W / 42.65806°N 111.59611°W / 42.65806; -111.59611
CountryUnited States
StateIdaho
CountyCaribou
Area
 • Total4.48 sq mi (11.59 km2)
 • Land4.43 sq mi (11.47 km2)
 • Water0.05 sq mi (0.12 km2)
Elevation
5,774 ft (1,760 m)
Population
 • Total3,058
 • Estimate 
(2016)[4]
2,982
 • Density673.29/sq mi (259.98/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP codes
83230, 83276, 83285
Area code(s)208
FIPS code16-75195
GNIS feature ID0400099
Websitewww.sodaspringsid.com

Soda Springs is a city in Idaho in the United States. It is the county seat of Caribou County.[5] The population was 3,058 at the 2010 census.[3]

History[change | change source]

This place was a good place to see on the Oregon Trail.

Geography[change | change source]

Climate[change | change source]

Climate data for Soda Springs Airport
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 58
(14)
56
(13)
69
(21)
80
(27)
89
(32)
97
(36)
101
(38)
98
(37)
92
(33)
85
(29)
67
(19)
57
(14)
101
(38)
Average high °F (°C) 28.6
(−1.9)
32.2
(0.1)
40.5
(4.7)
52.3
(11.3)
63.0
(17.2)
73.9
(23.3)
83.2
(28.4)
81.8
(27.7)
71.3
(21.8)
58.1
(14.5)
40.6
(4.8)
30.2
(−1.0)
54.6
(12.6)
Average low °F (°C) 8.1
(−13.3)
10.9
(−11.7)
18.9
(−7.3)
26.6
(−3.0)
34.5
(1.4)
40.7
(4.8)
45.2
(7.3)
44.1
(6.7)
35.3
(1.8)
26.3
(−3.2)
18.3
(−7.6)
8.1
(−13.3)
26.4
(−3.1)
Record low °F (°C) −37
(−38)
−32
(−36)
−19
(−28)
−2
(−19)
17
(−8)
10
(−12)
26
(−3)
19
(−7)
12
(−11)
6
(−14)
−25
(−32)
−37
(−38)
−37
(−38)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 1.14
(29)
1.27
(32)
1.42
(36)
1.35
(34)
2.13
(54)
1.36
(35)
1.25
(32)
1.31
(33)
1.07
(27)
1.26
(32)
1.16
(29)
1.03
(26)
15.75
(399)
Source #1: NOAA (normals, 1971–2000)[6]
Source #2: The Weather Channel (Records)[7]

People[change | change source]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1900428
191050117.1%
192093586.6%
1930831−11.1%
19401,08730.8%
19501,32922.3%
19602,42482.4%
19702,97722.8%
19804,05136.1%
19903,111−23.2%
20003,3818.7%
20103,058−9.6%
Est. 20162,982[4]−11.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 Census[change | change source]

In 2010, there were 3,058 people, 1,204 households, and 830 families living in Soda Springs.[3] The people were 96.4% White, .1% African American, .3% Native American, .3% Asian, 0.4% Pacific Islander, 1.4% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. 3.4% of the people were Hispanic or Latino.

27.4% of the people were under 18 years old; 7.1% of the people were between 18 and 24 years old; 22.9% of the people were between 25 and 44 years old; 26.2% of the people were between 45 and 64 years old; 16.4% were 65 years old or older. 50.3% of the people were women, and 49.7% of the people were men.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Soda Springs, Idaho". Soda Springs, Idaho. Retrieved September 2, 2012.
  2. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 26, 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 23 August 2015.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  5. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 23 August 2015.
  6. "Climatography of the United States NO.81" (PDF). National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 16, 2014. Retrieved January 16, 2011.
  7. "Monthly Averages for Soda Springs, ID". The Weather Channel. Retrieved January 16, 2011.
  8. "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.