Agency, Montana

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Population in July 2007: 348.
Males: 177  (50.9%)
Females: 171  (49.1%)
Median resident age:

20.9 years
Montana median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 59521.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $35,262 (it was $22,308 in 2000)
Agency:

$35,262
MT:

$57,153

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,595 (it was $12,990 in 2000)

Agency CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $55,893 (it was $20,000 in 2000)
Agency:

$55,893
MT:

$253,600
March 2019 cost of living index in Agency: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Agency, MT (2000)
    • 30092.6%American Indian alone
    • 185.6%White alone
    • 30.9%Hispanic
    • 20.6%Two or more races
    • 10.3%Asian alone

Races in Agency detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: Irish (1.2%), Swedish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2540 feet

Land area: 8.58 square miles.

Population density: 41 people per square mile   (very low).

Agency, Montana map

17 residents are foreign born (4.0% North America, 1.2% Asia).

This place:

5.2%
Montana:

1.8%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Agency CDP:

2.8% ($557)
Montana:

1.3% ($1,212)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Great Falls, MT (87.4 miles , pop. 56,690).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (575.3 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (1025.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Rocky Boy's Agency, MT (0.5 miles ),
Parker School, MT (1.5 miles ),
St. Pierre, MT (1.7 miles ),
Sangrey, MT (1.9 miles ),
Azure, MT (2.0 miles ),
Boneau, MT (2.2 miles),
Rocky Boy's, MT (2.5 miles ),
Rocky Boy West, MT (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 48.26 N, Longitude: 109.77 W

Distribution of median household income in Agency, MT in 2019
Agency satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
Montana:

4.3%
Most common industries in Agency, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (31.3%)
  • Health care (16.3%)
  • Public administration (10.0%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.5%)
  • Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers (7.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (15.7%)
  • Health care (15.7%)
  • Construction (13.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.8%)
  • Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers (11.8%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (69.0%)
  • Health care (17.2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (13.8%)
Most common occupations in Agency, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.8%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (8.8%)
  • Carpenters (8.8%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (7.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.5%)
  • Top executives (6.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Physicians and surgeons (13.7%)
  • Carpenters (13.7%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (11.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.8%)
  • Top executives (9.8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (24.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (17.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (17.2%)
  • Religious workers (13.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (10.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (10.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)

Average climate in Agency, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Agency-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 468% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 258.7 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 347.5 miles away from Agency center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 7/6/2017 at 06:30:17, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 7.6 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 161.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 252.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi) earthquake occurred 365.7 miles away from Agency center
On 7/26/2005 at 04:08:37, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.6 MW) earthquake occurred 238.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sanders County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Agency topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Agency:

  • Montana State University-Billings (about 181 miles; Billings, MT; Full-time enrollment: 4,319)
  • Montana State University (about 190 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • The University of Montana (about 219 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)
  • Sheridan College (about 277 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 323 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • North Idaho College (about 328 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Spokane Community College (about 354 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)

Points of interest:

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Cemetery: Rocky Boy Gravel (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Daychild Creek (A), Sundance Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Tuff Harris - Player of and football, George Horse-Capture - Curator, Sharon Stewart-Peregoy - Montana legislator.

Sanders County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

4.1 people
Montana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

82.3%
Whole state:

66.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.1%
Whole state:

5.0%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

23.9%
Whole state:

14.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

10.0%
Whole state:

5.8%

For population 15 years and over in Agency:

Marital status in Agency, MT
  • Never married: 35.3%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

For population 25 years and over in Agency:

  • High school or higher: 79.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.0%
  • Unemployed: 33.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.0
Montana average:

10.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Agency, MT (based on Sanders County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,33318
Other5434
Mainline Protestant4479
Catholic3504
None8,740-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Sanders County:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Sanders County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Sanders County:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

10.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.5%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Sanders County:

22.3%
Montana:

23.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.5%
State:

10.7%

5.09% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,639 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
Montana average:

6.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Missoula County, MT  0.83% ($27,606 average AGI)
to Lake County, MT  0.68% ($24,963)

Strongest AM radio stations in Agency:

  • KOJM (610 AM; 1 kW; HAVRE, MT; Owner: NEW MEDIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KMON (560 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KSEN (1150 AM; 10 kW; SHELBY, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEIN (1310 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: MUNSON RADIO, INC.)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKGR (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: KKGR, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Agency:

  • KXEI (95.1 FM; HAVRE, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KNMC (90.1 FM; HAVRE, MT; Owner: NORTHERN MONTANA COLLEGE)
  • KPQX (92.5 FM; HAVRE, MT; Owner: NEW MEDIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KRYK (101.3 FM; CHINOOK, MT; Owner: NEW MEDIA BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KEHT (100.3 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • K261CC (100.1 FM; CHESTER, MT; Owner: RANDALL D. ROCKS)

TV broadcast stations around Agency:

  • KBBJ (Channel 9; HAVRE, MT; Owner: SUNBELT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • K52CI (Channel 52; HAVRE, MT; Owner: CONTINENTAL TELEVISION NETWORK, INC.)

Agency fatal accident list:

Feb 18, 2012 02:00 AM, Parker Canyon Road, Lat: 48.253069, Lon: -109.762336, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 15, 2006 01:35 AM, Sr-234, Lat: 48.287360, Lon: -109.727300, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.6mTotal length
  • 1,400Total average daily traffic
  • 140Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,638Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Agency, MT
  • 87.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.5%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Agency, MT
  • 86.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.7%Utility gas
  • 6.7%Electricity


Agency compared to Montana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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