Avon, Montana

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Population in 2010: 111. Population change since 2000: -10.5%
Males: 68  (61.7%)
Females: 43  (38.3%)
Median resident age:  29.0 years
Montana median age:  40.1 years

Zip code: 59713

Estimated median household income in 2016: $35,637 (it was $25,208 in 2000)
Avon:

$35,637
MT:

$50,027

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,210 (it was $12,777 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $199,363 (it was $80,800 in 2000)
Avon:

$199,363
MT:

$217,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $171,374; Detached houses: $170,014

Median gross rent in 2016: $627.

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    • 10897.3%White alone
    • 10.9%American Indian alone
    • 10.9%Asian alone
    • 10.9%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Avon: 90.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (39.3%), German (14.3%), Scottish (12.5%), Scandinavian (8.9%), Welsh (3.6%), French Canadian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4706 feet

Land area: 13.4 square miles.

Population density: 8.3 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Avon:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Avon CDP:

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 68.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $956 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,377 (0.6%)

Avon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (69.4 miles , pop. 57,053).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (455.5 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (904.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Elliston, MT (2.8 miles ), Garrison, MT (3.4 miles) , Deer Lodge, MT (3.9 miles ), Marysville, MT (4.2 miles) , Helena West Side, MT (5.0 miles ), Lincoln, MT (5.0 miles ), Drummond, MT (5.1 miles ), Helena Valley West Central, MT (5.2 miles ).

Latitude: 46.60 N, Longitude: 112.60 W

Area code: 406

Avon household income distribution Avon home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Montana:

3.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (63%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (41%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (22%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (4%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (23%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

Average climate in Avon, Montana

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Earthquake activity:

Avon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Montana state average. It is 71% 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 169.2 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 184.0 miles away from Avon center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
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 160.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/26/2005 at 04:08:37, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.6 MW, Depth: 8.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 83.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 488.0 miles away from Avon center
On 8/22/1984 at 09:46:30, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 159.9 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 Powell County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Avon:

  • The University of Montana (about 69 miles; Missoula, MT; Full-time enrollment: 13,602)
  • Montana State University (about 99 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 197 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 203 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • University of Idaho (about 211 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • North Idaho College (about 212 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 212 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)

Public elementary/middle school in Avon:

  • AVON SCHOOL (Students: 46, Location: 603 MAIN STREET E., Grades: PK-8)
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Notable locations in Avon: Echo Valley Campground (A), Avon (B), Avon Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Avon include: Saint Theodore Mission (A), Avon Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Avon Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Carpenter Creek (A), Spotted Dog Creek (B), Trout Creek (C), Warm Spring Creek (D), Ballarat Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Holiday Inn - Bozeman (5 Baxter Lane).

Powell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 47.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.0
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 22.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 11.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 30.1%
(30.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  58.0%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.5
Montana average:

9.8

Avon travel time to work - commute Avon mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Avon CDP (based on Powell County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5747
Other5703
Catholic4353
Mainline Protestant1122
None5,336-
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: 2
Powell County:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Powell County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Powell County:

25.4%
Montana:

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

15.4%
State:

10.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Avon:

47.9%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.0%
Montana:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.9
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.4%
Montana:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

19.5%
Montana:

9.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Montana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Avon:

41.5%
Montana:

35.3%

General health condition:
Avon:

51.4%
Montana:

57.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.2%
Montana:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Avon, MT Residents

8.39% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,489 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.39%
Montana average:

6.86%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Silver Bow County, MT  0.70% ($26,000 average AGI)
from Deer Lodge County, MT  0.56% ($38,833)
from Missoula County, MT  0.47% ($29,100)


8.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,205 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.22%
Montana average:

6.73%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Deer Lodge County, MT  0.84% ($25,889 average AGI)
to Missoula County, MT  0.84% ($25,944)
to Silver Bow County, MT  0.56% ($31,833)

Strongest AM radio stations in Avon:

  • KMTX (950 AM; 5 kW; HELENA, MT; Owner: CAPRI, INC)
  • KKGR (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: KKGR, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBOW (550 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KBCK (1400 AM; 1 kW; DEER LODGE, MT; Owner: JIMMY RAY CARROLL)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KXTL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KANA (580 AM; 1 kW; ANACONDA, MT; Owner: JIMMY RAY CARROLL)
  • KMON (560 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KCAP (1340 AM; 1 kW; HELENA, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KBLL (1240 AM; 1 kW; HELENA, MT; Owner: HOLTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLCY (930 AM; 5 kW; EAST MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Avon:

  • K213CB (90.5 FM; DEER LODGE, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KMTX-FM (105.3 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: CAPRI, INC)
  • KZMT (101.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KVCM (103.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K210BF (89.9 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K246AC (97.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: LAST CHANCE PUBLIC RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • K251AC (98.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS-MT UNIV. SYSTEM)
  • KAPC (91.3 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA)
  • KOPR (94.1 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KMBR (95.5 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • K213CJ (90.5 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: MONTANA CHRISTIAN RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KAAR (92.5 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KBLL-FM (99.5 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: HOLTER BROASDCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KUHM (91.7 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA)
  • KQRV (96.9 FM; DEER LODGE, MT; Owner: ROBERT CUMMINGS TOOLE)
  • KHKR-FM (104.1 FM; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KGLM-FM (97.7 FM; ANACONDA, MT; Owner: JIMMY RAY CARROLL)

TV broadcast stations around Avon:

  • KMTF (Channel 10; HELENA, MT; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Ricki L Elerick, 4.8 Km N Of Avon, On Hwy 141 (Lat: 46.630083 Lon: -112.628694), Type: 83.8, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 7035331312, Kcreed@mesacommunications.Com, 6400 ARLINGTON BLVD., SUITE 1000
  • Ricki Elerick, 4.8 Km N Of Avon, On Hwy 141 (Lat: 46.630083 Lon: -112.628694), Type: 83.8, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 7035331312, Kcreed@mesacommunications.Com, 6400 ARLINGTON BLVD., SUITE 1000

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Mrl Tracks 1/4 Mi E Of Int Of Hwy 12 And Hwy 141 (Lat: 46.596333 Lon: -112.587528), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPQH249
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.710 MHzGrant Date: 07/14/2000, Expiration Date: 07/14/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006, Certifier: Ray D KrenikRegistrant: Montana Rail Link, Missoula, MT 59807, Phone: (406) 523-1461, Fax: (406) 523-1529

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (44%)
  • Wood (44%)
  • Solar energy (10%)

Avon compared to Montana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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