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Wallace is a city located in Shoshone County, Idaho. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 960. The city is the county seat of Shoshone County6. Shoshone County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... Shoshone County is a county located in the state of Idaho. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

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Geography

Location of Wallace, Idaho

Wallace is located at 47°28'23" North, 115°55'30" West (47.472923, -115.924935)1. Jump to: navigation, search Image File history File links IDMap-doton-Wallace. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.3 km² (0.9 mi²). 2.3 km² (0.9 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 960 people, 427 households, and 237 families residing in the city. The population density is 426.0/km² (1,104.4/mi²). There are 587 housing units at an average density of 260.5/km² (675.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 94.90% White, 0.00% African American, 2.50% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.62% from other races, and 1.88% from two or more races. 2.19% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 427 households out of which 25.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.0% are married couples living together, 8.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 44.3% are non-families. 39.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.14 and the average family size is 2.85. Marriage is a legal, social, and religious relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 22.9% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 99.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 104.4 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $22,065, and the median income for a family is $33,472. Males have a median income of $25,288 versus $16,429 for females. The per capita income for the city is $14,699. 20.1% of the population and 12.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 20.4% of those under the age of 18 and 10.5% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Popular Culture

The 1997 film Dante's Peak was mostly filmed in the town of Wallace, with the large hill next to town digitally altered to look like a volcano. In one scene, Pierce Brosnan drives his pickup down Main Street to escape the volcanic eruption. Many scenes take place in the historic downtown area, visible from the nearby highway.


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Wallace, Idaho - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (448 words)
Wallace is a city located in Shoshone County, Idaho.
Out of the total population, 20.4% of those under the age of 18 and 10.5% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
The 1997 film Dante's Peak was mostly filmed in the town of Wallace, with the large hill next to town digitally altered to look like a volcano.
Wallace Idaho, in 1964 (686 words)
Wallace, a lumberman from Wisconsin, came and noted that this was the center with the confluence of Canyon Creek from Burke northeast, the Coeur d’Alene River on the east, Nine Mile Creek from the north and the open country to the west and decided that this was an ideal location for a town.
At one time Wallace had a population of 4,000, but at present it is only 2,412 due to the new highway 90 being built through the town, which has necessitated the moving of many houses.
Wallace is served by the Northern Pacific and the Union Pacific Railroads.
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