Brockton, Montana

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Population in 2014: 277 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.1%
 
Males: 181  (65.6%)
Females: 96  (34.4%)
Median resident age:  30.6 years
Montana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 59213.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $27,519 (it was $19,167 in 2000)
Brockton:

$27,519
MT:

$50,027

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $16,795 (it was $8,231 in 2000)

Brockton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $52,533 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Brockton:

$52,533
MT:

$217,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $68,878; Detached houses: $57,795; Mobile homes: $96,316

Median gross rent in 2016: $185.

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  • Races in Brockton, MT (2010)

    Brockton races chart
    • 24294.9%American Indian alone
    • 103.9%White alone
    • 31.2%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Brockton: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (2.2%), Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 1959 feet

Land area: 0.19 square miles.

Population density: 1,454 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Brockton:

  • High school or higher: 96.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 40.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brockton town:

  • Never married: 62.0%
  • Now married: 23.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.1%
  • Divorced: 12.6%



According to our research of Montana and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Brockton, Montana as of December 13, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Brockton to the number of sex offenders is 26 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $948 (1.3%)

Brockton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (214.3 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (572.3 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (946.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Poplar, MT (3.6 miles ), Culbertson, MT (4.3 miles ), Froid, MT (4.8 miles) , East Roosevelt, MT (4.9 miles ), Lambert, MT (5.4 miles ), Medicine Lake, MT (5.6 miles ), Bainville, MT (5.7 miles) , Wolf Point, MT (5.8 miles ).

Latitude: 48.15 N, Longitude: 104.92 W

Area code: 406

Brockton household income distribution Brockton home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.10
Montana average:

1.88
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Montana:

3.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -119 (-32.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (43%)
  • Construction (36%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (26%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (61%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Management occupations (30%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (26%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Brockton, Montana

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Earthquake activity:

Brockton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Montana state average. It is 42% 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 369.2 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 510.3 miles away from Brockton 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 367.1 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 275.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/29/1998 at 03:31:58, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.7 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 18.1 miles away from Brockton center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 275.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Roosevelt County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brockton topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brockton:

  • Minot State University (about 167 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • Bismarck State College (about 213 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 219 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 236 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • Sheridan College (about 254 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Black Hills State University (about 258 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 294 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)

Public high school in Brockton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Brockton:

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Notable locations in Brockton: Harvest States Cooperatives Elevator (A), Brockton (B), Brockton Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Brockton include: Brockton Chapel (A), Saint Thomas Catholic Church (B), Our Saviors Lutheran Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Roosevelt 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: 17.2%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.3% for American Indian residents, 60.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  3.6 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  87.1%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.4% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.9
Montana average:

9.8

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Brockton town (based on Roosevelt County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,3755
Mainline Protestant2,22816
Other1,0463
Evangelical Protestant90221
None3,874-
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: 6
Roosevelt County:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Roosevelt County:

8.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.3%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Roosevelt County:

29.9%
Montana:

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

20.6%
State:

10.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Brockton:

46.0%
Montana:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.8%
State:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Brockton:

29.4
Montana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Brockton:

24.7%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Brockton:

8.9%
State:

9.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Brockton:

6.5
Montana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Brockton:

35.5%
Montana:

35.3%

General health condition:
Brockton:

52.1%
State:

57.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Brockton:

80.9%
Montana:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brockton, MT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,591
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,923
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$849
Water Supply 0$0 1$240
Totals for Government 0$0 4$4,603

Brockton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($57.76)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($57.76)
    General - Other: $15,000 ($54.15)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($32.49)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($21.66)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($7.22)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($3.61)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($3.61)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $18,000 ($64.98)

Brockton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $31,000 ($111.91)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($18.05)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $34,000 ($122.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($25.27)
    General Support: $7,000 ($25.27)
  • Tax - Property: $3,000 ($10.83)

Brockton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $164,000 ($592.06)

6.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,941 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
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  0.54% ($23,556 average AGI)


6.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,101 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
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  0.57% ($39,000 average AGI)
to Valley County, MT  0.42% ($39,714)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brockton:

  • KATQ (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLENTYWOOD, MT; Owner: RADIO INTERNAT'L-KATQ B/CAST ASSOC.)
  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KVCK (1450 AM; 1 kW; WOLF POINT, MT; Owner: WOLF TOWN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KFLN (960 AM; 5 kW; BAKER, MT; Owner: NEWELL BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KGLE (590 AM; 1 kW; GLENDIVE, MT; Owner: FRIENDS OF CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brockton:

  • K201FG (88.1 FM; CULBERTSON, MT; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Brockton:

  • K05KK (Channel 5; POPLAR, MT; Owner: POPLAR TV DISTRICT)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Brockton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Bnsf Mp 194.38 (Lat: 48.138917 Lon: -104.943028), Type: Mast, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 22 m, Call Sign: WPNZ837
    Assigned Frequencies: 896.887 MHz, 896.937 MHz, 896.987 MHz, 897.887 MHz, 897.937 MHz, 897.987 MHzGrant Date: 08/16/1999, Expiration Date: 08/16/2004, Cancellation Date: 10/16/2004, Certifier: Robert VandebergRegistrant: Transportation Technology Ctr Inc Bnsf, 55500 Dot Rd, Pueblo, CO 81001, Fax: (719) 584-7145
  • Lat: 48.147722 Lon: -104.915778, Call Sign: WPVT268
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.387 MHz, 461.437 MHz, 461.662 MHz, 466.387 MHz, 466.437 MHzGrant Date: 08/14/2002, Expiration Date: 08/14/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/20/2012, Certifier: Joe ReynenRegistrant: Adcon Telemetry Inc, 195 Concourse Blvd Ste A, Santa Rosa, CA 95403, Phone: (707) 522-2277, Fax: (707) 522-2270
  • Lat: 48.126028 Lon: -104.890389, Call Sign: WQKB261
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.050 MHzGrant Date: 03/16/2009, Expiration Date: 03/16/2019, Certifier: Scott S TannerRegistrant: Kotana Communications, Inc., 1819 1st Avenue, West, Williston, ND 58801, Phone: (701) 774-8001, Fax: (701) 774-1944, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • HAY CREEK, Sw .25 Nw .25 Sec 1 Twp 30n Rng 52e (Lat: 48.384167 Lon: -104.908889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85 m, Call Sign: WQDT329
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHzGrant Date: 09/19/2015, Expiration Date: 10/25/2025, Certifier: Thomas C FloydRegistrant: Northern Border Pipeline Company, 5250 Corporate Drive, Troy, MI 48098, Phone: (248) 205-4520, Fax: (248) 205-4620, Email:
  • HAY CREEK, Sw 1/4 Nw 1/4 Section 1 Township 30n Range 52e (Lat: 48.384167 Lon: -104.908833), Overall height: 85.3 m, Call Sign: WEH656
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6375.14 MHzGrant Date: 06/25/2002, Expiration Date: 06/18/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/06/2005Registrant: Northern Border Pipeline Company, 13710 Fnb Parkway, Omaha, NE 68154-8500, Phone: (402) 492-7467, Fax: (402) 492-7485, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4503Y , Serial Number: 18-8923, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 03/02/1971
    Registrant (Individual): Dean M Steppler, 14352 County Road 324, Brockton, MT 59213
  • 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: 53886 , Serial Number: 897-76, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 11/14/1975
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Judith B Turnbull, 15268 County Road 321, Brockton, MT 59213, Other Owners: Kathleen M Steppler, Cynthia H Penasuk, Mary J Reidle

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brockton and their reported violations in the past:

BROCKTON TOWN OF (Population served: 245, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-08-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-16-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from MAR-03-2011 to MAR-03-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-04-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-12-2011), St Admin Penalty assessed (FEB-21-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from FEB-04-2011 to FEB-04-2011), St Other (FEB-08-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-16-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-04-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-12-2011), St Admin Penalty assessed (FEB-21-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JAN-05-2011 to JAN-05-2011), St Public Notif requested (JAN-05-2011), St Other (FEB-08-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-16-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-04-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (SEP-12-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-12-2011), St Admin Penalty assessed (FEB-21-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from NOV-16-2007 to NOV-16-2007), St Public Notif received (FEB-26-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-07-2008 to DEC-01-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-17-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-13-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-19-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-02-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-2011)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-02-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-2011)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 5 other older monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Brockton, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John468.0 years
Mary477.3 years
Agnes378.3 years
James376.3 years
Anna387.4 years
Gladys283.5 years
Harold295.0 years
Harry275.5 years
George281.0 years
Anton288.0 years
Most common last names in Brockton, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bighorn566.0 years
Schmitz481.5 years
Boyd472.2 years
Ruffatto383.6 years
Foss382.4 years
Sherman359.6 years
Lambert371.0 years
Buckelk346.0 years
Bear242.5 years
Longhair262.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (55%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Utility gas (16%)

Brockton compared to Montana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic 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 significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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