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Population in 2010: 286. Population change since 2000: +13.0%
Males: 168  (58.7%)
Females: 118  (41.3%)

Median resident age:  21.0 years
Montana median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 59521.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,234 (it was $19,821 in 2000)
Azure:

$27,234
MT:

$45,076
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,347

Azure CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $75,132 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Azure:

$75,132
MT:

$184,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $89,760; Detached houses: $89,760

Median gross rent in 2012: $145.

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  • American Indian alone - 271 (94.8%)
  • White alone - 7 (2.4%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (2.4%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Azure: 83.9 (less than average, 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: 67.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Azure CDP:

  • Never married: 57.1%
  • Now married: 21.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 18.6%
  • Divorced: 2.9%

9 residents are foreign born (3.0% North America).

This place:  3.0%
Montana:  1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.2%)

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (581.2 miles , pop. 563,374).

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 July 2013:
Here:

5.8%
Montana:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Retail trade (34%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (24%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (22%)
  • Computer specialists (12%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (10%)
  • Carpenters (10%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (38%)
  • Child care workers (25%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (19%)
  • Cashiers (19%)

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Earthquake activity:

Azure-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Montana state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/16/1994 at 11:03:41, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.1 ML, 4.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 70.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/5/1991 at 10:10:00, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.1 miles away from Azure center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

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: 3, Storms: 3, Fire: 1, Flood: 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: 2,629)
  • Montana State University (about 192 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 9,518)
  • The University of Montana (about 219 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 11,744)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 325 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 12,325)
  • North Idaho College (about 327 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 3,090)
  • Spokane Community College (about 353 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 4,944)
  • Whitworth University (about 354 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,381)

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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 2012: 25.1%
(24.1% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Azure, MT

Azure compared to Montana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (54%)
  • Wood (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Utility gas (6%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.58%
Here45.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchHutterian Brethren
Adherents28.9%24.6%6.7%6.6%5.3%
Congregations17.1%19.5%2.4%7.3%9.8%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents4.9%3.9%3.9%3.1%12.1%
Congregations2.4%4.9%4.9%2.4%29.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Here:

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
This county:

4.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hill County:

8.1%
State:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.0%
State:

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

18.8%
Montana:

10.7%

7.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,516 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
Montana average:

8.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cascade County, MT  0.71% ($28,738 average AGI)
from Blaine County, MT  0.62% ($20,946)
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.32% ($56,421)


7.42% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,321 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.42%
Montana average:

7.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cascade County, MT  1.01% ($29,700 average AGI)
to Yellowstone County, MT  0.55% ($29,758)
to Blaine County, MT  0.44% ($17,154)

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.)


Azure on our top lists:

  • #89 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
  • #93 (59521) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking other language at home (pop 1,000+)"
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