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Median resident age:  26.8 years
Montana median age:  37.5 years

Zip code: 59417

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,397 (it was $24,739 in 2000)
Blackfeet:

$32,397
MT:

$45,076
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,850

Blackfeet CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $83,842 (it was $61,300 in 2000)
Blackfeet:

$83,842
MT:

$184,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $125,351; Detached houses: $130,818; Townhouses or other attached units: $153,096; In 2-unit structures: $61,788; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $489,051; Mobile homes: $59,382; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $858,162

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Blackfeet races chart
  • American Indian alone - 7,610 (82.6%)
  • White alone - 1,270 (13.8%)
  • Two or more races - 186 (2.0%)
  • Hispanic - 129 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 7 (0.08%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.03%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.03%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.01%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Blackfeet: 163.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: MST time zone




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

Blackfeet CCD:  0.9% ($582)
Montana:  1.3% ($1,212)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Great Falls, MT (107.0 miles , pop. 56,690).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (439.6 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1042.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: North Browning, MT (2.2 miles ), Browning, MT (2.3 miles ), South Browning, MT (2.3 miles ), Starr School, MT (3.1 miles ), East Glacier Park Village, MT (4.2 miles ), Heart Butte, MT (4.7 miles ), Little Browning, MT (5.1 miles ), Cut Bank, MT (5.2 miles ).

Latitude: 48.60 N, Longitude: 112.92 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

Blackfeet household income distribution Blackfeet home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.4%
Montana:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Social assistance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Blackfeet-area historical earthquake activity is below Montana state average. It is 46% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1995 at 19:31:02, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.2 ML, 4.5 ML, Depth: 5.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 78.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/1/1992 at 11:33:47, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 3.8 ML, 4.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.9 miles away from Blackfeet center
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) earthquake occurred 73.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/15/1998 at 02:28:35, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MD, 3.8 ML, Depth: 2.7 mi) earthquake occurred 55.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/2/1992 at 13:09:50, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 7.5 miles away from Blackfeet center
On 6/29/1995 at 18:10:50, a magnitude 4.1 (3.7 ML, 4.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Glacier County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Amtrak stations near Blackfeet:

  • 7 miles: BROWNING (HEART BUTTE RD. S.) - Seasonal Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms.
  • 18 miles: EAST GLACIER PARK (400 HWY 49 N.) - Seasonal Station . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, full-service food facilities, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blackfeet:

  • The University of Montana (about 130 miles; Missoula, MT; Full-time enrollment: 11,744)
  • North Idaho College (about 190 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 3,090)
  • Spokane Community College (about 215 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 4,944)
  • Whitworth University (about 216 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,381)
  • Gonzaga University (about 218 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 5,437)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 219 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 4,852)
  • Montana State University (about 222 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 9,518)

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Notable locations in Blackfeet: Magee Ranch (A), Blackfeet Agency (B), Bison Creek Ranch (C), Browning Station (D), Camp Nine (E), Chewing Blackbones Campground (F), Port of Del Bonita (G), Johnsons Campground (H), Aspenwood Camp (I), Cut Bank Golf and Country Club (J), Glacier Park Lodge Golf Course (K), Chief Mountain Junction (L), Saint Mary Triple Divide Campground (M), Two Sisters Campground (N), Leanin Tree Campground (O), Sleeping Wolf Campground (P), Duck Lake Campground (Q), Shady Grove Campground (R), Red Eagle-Two Medicine Campground (S), Smileys RV Park (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Blackfeet include: Holy Family Mission (A), Sommer Haven Christian Church (B), Sacred Heart Mission (C), Starr Baptist Church (D), Chapel of the Ascension (E), Saint Mary Mission (F), Little Flower Parish (G), Browning United Methodist Church (H), Blackfeet United Methodist Parish (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: East Glacier Park Cemetery (1), Four Horns Cemetery (2), Willow Creek Cemetery (3), Holy Family Mission Cemetery (4), Schildt Cemetery (5), Afterbuffalo Cemetery (6), Birdrattler Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lower Two Medicine Lake (A), Josephine Lake (B), Pike Lake (C), Kipp Lake (D), Sharp Lake (E), Spider Lake (F), Big Spring Lake (G), Carlow Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Badger Creek (A), Coon Creek (B), Arnoux Creek (C), Freeze Out Creek (D), Cow Creek (E), Boulder Creek (F), Boundary Creek (G), South Fork Two Medicine River (H), Depot Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Blackfeet include: Blackfeet Nation Historical Marker (1), Camp Disappointment Historical Marker (2), Malmstrom Air Force Base Recreation Area (3), Old Agency 1880-1894 Historical Marker (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Glacier 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:  3.3 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.7%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  12.9%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

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

33.1%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

14.4%
Whole state:

5.8%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Blackfeet, MT

People in group quarters in Blackfeet in 2010:

  • 315 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 84 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 37 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 22 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Blackfeet in 2000:

  • 45 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 39 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 10 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 8 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in other group homes

Blackfeet compared to Montana state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Blackfeet CCD (based on Glacier County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.39%
Here72.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaHutterian BrethrenAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents77.8%5.2%5.2%3.0%8.7%
Congregations33.3%4.8%23.8%9.5%28.6%
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: 4
Glacier County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Glacier County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Glacier County:

4.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

9.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Glacier County:

30.9%
Montana:

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

24.0%
State:

10.7%

5.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,881 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
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  0.55% ($16,957 average AGI)
from Missoula County, MT  0.36% ($17,000)
from Pondera County, MT  0.33% ($23,071)


5.87% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,435 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
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 Missoula County, MT  0.57% ($24,708 average AGI)
to Cascade County, MT  0.54% ($21,913)
to Flathead County, MT  0.40% ($22,941)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blackfeet:

  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSEN (1150 AM; 10 kW; SHELBY, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJJR (880 AM; 10 kW; WHITEFISH, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KGEZ (600 AM; 5 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: SKYLINE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMON (560 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KEIN (1310 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: MUNSON RADIO, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blackfeet:

  • KBBZ (98.5 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKMT (95.9 FM; COLUMBIA FALLS, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Blackfeet:

  • K57FM (Channel 57; BROWNING, MT; Owner: BROWNING PUBLIC SCHOOL)


Blackfeet on our top lists:

  • #46 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
  • #36 (59417) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking other language at home (pop 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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