Boneau, Montana

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Population in 2010: 380. Population change since 2000: +100.0%
Males: 195  (51.5%)
Females: 185  (48.5%)
Median resident age:  24.2 years
Montana median age:  40.1 years

Zip code: 59521

Estimated median household income in 2016: $24,236 (it was $21,750 in 2000)
Boneau:

$24,236
MT:

$50,027

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $10,697 (it was $5,200 in 2000)

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $137,555; Detached houses: $136,464

Median gross rent in 2016: $210.

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  • Races in Boneau, MT (2010)

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    • 35493.2%American Indian alone
    • 133.4%Hispanic
    • 71.8%Two or more races
    • 61.6%White alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Boneau: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French Canadian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3240 feet

Land area: 2.30 square miles.

Population density: 166 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Boneau:

  • High school or higher: 82.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 21.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Boneau CDP:

  • Never married: 53.1%
  • Now married: 39.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.6%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

Boneau satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Great Falls, MT (85.6 miles , pop. 56,690).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (571.3 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (1027.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Sangrey, MT (1.1 miles ), Rocky Boy's, MT (1.6 miles ), Azure, MT (1.7 miles ), St. Pierre, MT (2.0 miles ), Rocky Boy's Agency, MT (2.1 miles ), Agency, MT (2.2 miles ), Rocky Boy West, MT (2.5 miles ), Box Elder, MT (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 48.29 N, Longitude: 109.86 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

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

2.6%
Montana:

3.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Educational services (45%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Information (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (27%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)

Average climate in Boneau, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Boneau-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Montana state average. It is 5% 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 260.4 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 347.1 miles away from Boneau 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 253.6 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 237.7 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 327.2 miles away from Boneau center
On 10/29/1983 at 23:29:11, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 338.8 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 Chouteau County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Boneau:

  • Montana State University-Billings (about 184 miles; Billings, MT; Full-time enrollment: 4,319)
  • Montana State University (about 190 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • The University of Montana (about 217 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)
  • Sheridan College (about 281 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 323 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • North Idaho College (about 324 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Spokane Community College (about 350 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)

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Reservoirs: Boneau Reservoir (A), Bonneau Reservoir (B), Dry Fork Reservoir (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Chouteau 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 2016: 53.0%
(54.9% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  4.1 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  91.3%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  25.0%
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:

6.2
Montana average:

9.8

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Boneau CDP (based on Chouteau County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,4353
Mainline Protestant8447
Evangelical Protestant5307
Other1681
None836-
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: 4
Chouteau County:

7.63 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Chouteau County:

3.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Chouteau County:

24.8%
Montana:

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

12.1%
State:

10.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.7%
Montana:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.3%
State:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Boneau:

30.3
Montana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Boneau:

22.3%
Montana:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Boneau:

20.4%
Montana:

9.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Boneau:

6.9
Montana:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

38.0%
State:

35.3%

General health condition:
Here:

55.5%
Montana:

57.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

84.1%
Montana:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Boneau, MT Residents

5.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,766 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
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  1.27% ($27,696 average AGI)


7.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,603 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.13%
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  1.91% ($30,943 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Boneau:

  • 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.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KKGR (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: KKGR, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • 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 Boneau:

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

TV broadcast stations around Boneau:

  • 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:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (76%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Other fuel (5%)

Boneau compared to Montana state average:

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

Boneau on our top lists:

  • #33 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
  • #12 (59521) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting taxable interest in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #95 (59521) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
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