Birney, Montana

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Population in 2010: 137. Population change since 2000: +26.9%
Males: 80  (58.7%)
Females: 57  (41.3%)
Median resident age:  21.5 years
Montana median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 59012, 59043.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $18,062 (it was $15,417 in 2000)
Birney:

$18,062
MT:

$45,076
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $6,443 (it was $9,338 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $92,602 (it was $70,500 in 2000)
Birney:

$92,602
MT:

$184,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $95,500; Detached houses: $95,500
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  • American Indian alone - 132 (96.4%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (2.2%)
  • White alone - 1 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.7%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Birney: 97.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3123 feet

Land area: 15.1 square miles.

Population density: 9.1 people per square mile   (very low).

Birney, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in Birney:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.5%
  • Unemployed: 45.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Birney CDP:

  • Never married: 61.4%
  • Now married: 38.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Birney CDP:  0.7% ($518)
Montana:  1.3% ($1,212)

Birney satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Billings, MT (103.4 miles , pop. 89,847).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (390.5 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (874.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Ashland, MT (4.0 miles ), Lame Deer, MT (4.1 miles ), Muddy, MT (4.3 miles ), Otter, MT (4.7 miles ), Northern Cheyenne, MT (4.8 miles ), Tongue River, MT (5.0 miles) , Busby, MT (5.1 miles ), Colstrip, MT (5.8 miles ).

Latitude: 45.42 N, Longitude: 106.47 W

Area code: 406

Birney household income distribution Birney home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Montana:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Birney, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Birney-area historical earthquake activity is below Montana state average. It is 15% smaller 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 213.1 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 371.9 miles away from Birney 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 214.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 86.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 85.5 miles away from Birney center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 213.7 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 Rosebud County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Birney:

  • Sheridan College (about 51 miles; Sheridan, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,070)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 103 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • Black Hills State University (about 143 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Casper College (about 179 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 186 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Montana State University (about 223 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • Chadron State College (about 249 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)

Public elementary/middle school in Birney:

  • Birney School (Students: 6; Location: 205 Commercial Street; Grades: PK-8)
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Creeks: Birney Creek (A), Mission Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rosebud 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 2012 was 110. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

110
U.S.:

74

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.562. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.562
U.S.:

6.575

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.20
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 24.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.06
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 56.7%
Average household size:
This place:  4.6 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  86.7%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.3%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Birney compared to Montana state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (59%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (28%)
  • No fuel used (13%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Birney CDP (based on Rosebud County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.15%
Here: 46.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents40.2%14.8%13.4%6.3%6.0%
Congregations17.2%13.8%10.3%6.9%6.9%
NamePentecostal Church of GodChristian and Missionary AllianceAssemblies of GodMennonite Church USAOther
Adherents5.8%3.7%2.0%1.7%6.3%
Congregations3.4%6.9%3.4%6.9%24.1%
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: 6
Rosebud County:

6.55 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Rosebud County:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

8.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.5%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Rosebud County:

39.1%
Montana:

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

19.5%
State:

10.7%

6.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,089 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.77%
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 Yellowstone County, MT  1.32% ($24,909 average AGI)
from Custer County, MT  0.42% ($32,643)
from Gallatin County, MT  0.30% ($24,200)


6.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,053 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.77%
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 Yellowstone County, MT  1.38% ($27,174 average AGI)
to Big Horn County, MT  0.48% ($28,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in Birney:

  • KROE (930 AM; 5 kW; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: LOVCOM, INC.)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWYO (1410 AM; 5 kW; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: KWYO AM, LLC)
  • KIKC (1250 AM; 5 kW; FORSYTH, MT; Owner: MILES CITY, FORSYTH B/DCSTG, INC.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZMQ (1140 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KURL (730 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: ELENBAAS MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGHL (790 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KIML (1270 AM; 5 kW; GILLETTE, WY; Owner: GILLETTE BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Birney:

  • K206BN (89.1 FM; ASHLAND, MT; Owner: MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS)
  • KZZS (98.3 FM; STORY, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING, L.L.C.)
  • KMCJ (99.5 FM; COLSTRIP, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)


FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18A 150 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3293Z , Serial Number: 18-7230, Year manufactured: 1959
    Registrant (Individual): Richard S Jr Hosford, 99 Red Bluff Loop, Birney, MT 59012
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3410C , Serial Number: 26453, Year manufactured: 1954, Airworthiness Date: 05/03/1956
    Registrant (Corporation): Nance Cattle Co, Po Box 22, Birney, MT 59012
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7751T , Serial Number: 47351, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 03/05/1960
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Kelly B Gundlach, Hc 41, Birney, MT 59012, Other Owners: Nanalea Gundlach, Albert D Knobloch, Joan L Knobloch
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 7GCBC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8712V , Serial Number: 836-75, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 06/02/1975
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Jack F Knobloch, 3052 Tongue River Rd, Birney, MT 59012, Other Owners: Marjorie F Knobloch

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