Published on December 20, 2012 by Amy
Elmer City is a town in Okanogan County, Washington, United States. The population was 238 at the 2010 census.
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Elmer City was officially incorporated on April 17, 1947 and is located on the Colville Indian Reservation.
Elmer City is located at 47°59′54″N 118°57′13″W (47.998309, -118.953486).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 267 people, 110 households, and 70 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,291.7 people per square mile (490.9/km²). There were 127 housing units at an average density of 614.4 per square mile (233.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 54.31% White, 1.50% African American, 35.96% Native American, 0.37% Asian, 3.00% from other races, and 4.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.87% of the population.
There were 110 households out of which 23.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.3% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.5% were non-families. 33.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.06.
In the town the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 23.2% from 25 to 44, 30.7% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 103.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.0 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $32,500, and the median income for a family was $38,000. Males had a median income of $40,000 versus $23,438 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,366. About 11.4% of families and 18.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 19.6% of those sixty five or over.