Azure, Montana

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Population in 2010: 286. Population change since 2000: +13.0%
Males: 167  (58.7%)
Females: 119  (41.3%)
Median resident age:  26.9 years
Montana median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 59521.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,840 (it was $19,821 in 2000)
Azure:

$32,840
MT:

$46,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,424 (it was $5,407 in 2000)

Azure CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $94,224 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Azure:

$94,224
MT:

$190,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $89,213; Detached houses: $89,332

Median gross rent in 2013: $145.

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  • Races in Azure, MT (2010)

    Azure races chart
    • 27194.8%American Indian alone
    • 72.4%White alone
    • 72.4%Hispanic
    • 10.3%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Azure: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 4.46 square miles.

Population density: 64 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Azure:

  • High school or higher: 73.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 27.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Azure CDP:

  • Never married: 62.0%
  • Now married: 19.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.9%
  • Divorced: 4.1%

7 residents are foreign born (2.8% North America).

This place:

2.8%
Montana:

1.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $204
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $208 (0.2%)

Azure satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Great Falls, MT (88.3 miles , pop. 56,690).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (573.6 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (1029.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Sangrey, MT (1.4 miles ), Rocky Boy's, MT (1.5 miles ), Boneau, MT (1.7 miles) , Rocky Boy's Agency, MT (2.0 miles ), Agency, MT (2.0 miles ), St. Pierre, MT (2.3 miles ), Parker School, MT (2.4 miles ), Rocky Boy West, MT (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 48.31 N, Longitude: 109.81 W

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Montana:

3.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (14%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (31%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (27%)
  • Community and social service occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Azure: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Azure, Montana

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Earthquake activity:

Azure-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Montana state average. It is 4% 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 262.2 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 349.6 miles away from Azure 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 255.5 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 240.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1984 at 09:46:30, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 329.8 miles away from Azure center
On 10/29/1983 at 23:29:11, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 341.4 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 Hill County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Amtrak station near Azure:

  • 18 miles: HAVRE (235 MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Azure:

  • Montana State University-Billings (about 185 miles; Billings, MT; Full-time enrollment: 4,319)
  • Montana State University (about 193 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • The University of Montana (about 219 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)
  • Sheridan College (about 281 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 326 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • North Idaho College (about 327 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Spokane Community College (about 353 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)

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Hill County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.5%
Average household size:
This place:  4.2 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  89.7%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  13.2%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Montana average:

9.9

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Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Azure CDP (based on Hill County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,03914
Catholic1,8205
Evangelical Protestant1,61518
Other6012
None10,021-
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
Hill County:

1.21 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Hill County:

4.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Hill County:

29.0%
Montana:

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

18.8%
State:

10.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

44.9%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Azure:

42.5%
Montana:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Montana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Azure:

21.8%
Montana:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Azure:

10.5%
Montana:

9.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.5
Montana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

29.5%
Montana:

35.3%

General health condition:
This city:

54.5%
Montana:

57.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Azure:

83.1%
Montana:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Azure, MT Residents

6.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,074 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
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 Cascade County, MT  0.55% ($21,657 average AGI)
from Blaine County, MT  0.54% ($18,941)
from Missoula County, MT  0.35% ($23,455)


6.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,270 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
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 Cascade County, MT  0.57% ($26,861 average AGI)
to Missoula County, MT  0.51% ($24,125)
to Yellowstone County, MT  0.51% ($32,531)

Strongest AM radio stations in Azure:

  • 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)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KKGR (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: KKGR, INC.)
  • 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 Azure:

  • 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.)
  • K261CC (100.1 FM; CHESTER, MT; Owner: RANDALL D. ROCKS)
  • KRYK (101.3 FM; CHINOOK, MT; Owner: NEW MEDIA BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KEHT (100.3 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)

TV broadcast stations around Azure:

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (44%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Wood (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Other fuel (8%)

Azure compared to Montana state average:

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