Cascade, Montana

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Population in 2013: 705 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.9%
 
Males: 344  (48.9%)
Females: 361  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  45.4 years
Montana median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 59421.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,643 (it was $30,602 in 2000)
Cascade:

$46,643
MT:

$46,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,310 (it was $14,219 in 2000)

Cascade town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $135,748 (it was $80,700 in 2000)
Cascade:

$135,748
MT:

$190,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $634.

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  • Races in Cascade, MT (2010)

    Cascade races chart
    • 63993.3%White alone
    • 172.5%American Indian alone
    • 172.5%Hispanic
    • 121.8%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Cascade: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.2%), Irish (8.7%), English (8.5%), Norwegian (7.9%), Scottish (7.7%), United States (7.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3378 feet

Land area: 0.52 square miles.

Population density: 1,344 people per square mile   (low).

Cascade,MT real estate house value index trend

Cascade, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in Cascade:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cascade town:

  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 66.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

9 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.1%
Montana:

1.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,104 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $546 (0.9%)

Cascade satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Great Falls, MT (25.2 miles , pop. 56,690).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (489.7 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (950.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Ulm, MT (3.8 miles ), Fort Shaw, MT (4.1 miles ), Sun River Valley, MT (4.1 miles ), Sun River, MT (4.2 miles) , Craig, MT (4.3 miles) , Simms, MT (4.3 miles ), Vaughn, MT (4.6 miles ), Sun Prairie, MT (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 47.27 N, Longitude: 111.70 W

Area code: 406

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

4.0%
Montana:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +211 (+34.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Cascade, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Cascade-area historical earthquake activity is near Montana state average. It is 48% 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 193.8 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 243.1 miles away from Cascade 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 185.7 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 136.2 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 220.7 miles away from Cascade center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 550.0 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 Cascade 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, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cascade topographic map

Birthplace of: Steamboat Williams - Baseball player.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cascade:

  • The University of Montana (about 112 miles; Missoula, MT; Full-time enrollment: 13,602)
  • Montana State University (about 116 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 183 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 240 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • North Idaho College (about 240 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • University of Idaho (about 254 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 259 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)

Public high school in Cascade:

Public elementary/middle schools in Cascade:

See full list of schools located in Cascade, map of school districts: CASCADE ELEMENTARY, CASCADE HIGH SCHOOL

Library in Cascade:

  • WEDSWORTH MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $18,917; Location: 13 FRONT STREET NORTH; 5,849 books; 437 audio materials; 654 video materials; 56 state licensed databases; 7 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Cascade: Cascade (A), Yucca Golf Club (B), Cascade Trailer Park (C), Farmer Rancher Fire Volunteer Fire Department (D), Cascade Volunteer Fire Department (E), Wedsworth Memorial Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cascade include: Community United Methodist Church of Cascade (A), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Bull Run Outfitting & Guest Ranch (Tours & Charters; 719 Sheep Creek Road), Missouri Riverside Outfitters & Lodge (Tours & Charters; 3103 Old USHighway 91).

Hotels: Badger Motel (12 2 Avenue North), A & C Motel (308 1st Street North), Dearborn Country Inn (4 Cooper Drive).

Cascade 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 2010 was 16.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

16.5
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.380. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.380
U.S.:

0.303

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

CASCADE TOWN OF (Population served: 650, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.0%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.5%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.6%
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: 0.3% of all households
19 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Cascade compared to Montana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Cascade (2011 data):

  • Stockmens Bank: at 117 Central Avenue, branch established on 1917/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $30.0 mil, Deposits: $26.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Montana average:

9.9

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cascade town (based on Cascade County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,96857
Catholic9,37512
Mainline Protestant5,73923
Other4,37416
Orthodox801
Black Protestant731
None50,718-
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: 14
Cascade County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Cascade County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Cascade County:

3.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 76
Here:

9.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Cascade County:

24.4%
Montana:

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

9.1%
State:

10.7%
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 1$1,795$21,5401$915
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,365
Water Supply 1$3,605$43,2600$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$162
Totals for Government 2$5,400$32,4005$2,442

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $86,000 ($121.99)
    Sewerage: $64,000 ($90.78)
    General - Other: $31,000 ($43.97)
    Police Protection: $28,000 ($39.72)
    Parks & Recreation: $26,000 ($36.88)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($21.28)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000 ($17.02)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($11.35)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($9.93)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($7.09)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($2.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($1.42)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $148,000 ($209.93)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $176,000 ($249.65)
    All Other: $40,000 ($56.74)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($8.51)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $48,000 ($68.09)
    Interest Earnings: $23,000 ($32.62)
    General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($9.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $138,000 ($195.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $51,000 ($72.34)
    Highways: $20,000 ($28.37)
    All Other: $5,000 ($7.09)
  • Tax - Property: $65,000 ($92.20)
    NEC: $5,000 ($7.09)

Cascade government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $16,000 ($22.70)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,000 ($1.42)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $17,000 ($24.11)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $1,000 ($1.42)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $569,000 ($807.09)

7.04% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,283 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.04%
Montana average:

6.86%

0.35% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,776 average AGI)
Cascade County:

0.35%
Montana average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Missoula County, MT  0.30% ($25,418 average AGI)
from Lewis and Clark County, MT  0.27% ($35,844)
from Gallatin County, MT  0.24% ($27,538)


7.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,653 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.14%
Montana average:

6.73%

0.27% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,287 average AGI)
Cascade County:

0.27%
Montana average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Missoula County, MT  0.36% ($22,916 average AGI)
to Lewis and Clark County, MT  0.30% ($37,760)
to Yellowstone County, MT  0.26% ($30,694)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cascade:

  • KMON (560 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KEIN (1310 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: MUNSON RADIO, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKGR (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: KKGR, INC.)
  • KMTX (950 AM; 5 kW; HELENA, MT; Owner: CAPRI, INC)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KXGF (1400 AM; 1 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KSEN (1150 AM; 10 kW; SHELBY, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQDI (1450 AM; 1 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KBOW (550 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJJR (880 AM; 10 kW; WHITEFISH, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cascade:

  • KMON-FM (94.5 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • K246AC (97.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: LAST CHANCE PUBLIC RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • K251AC (98.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS-MT UNIV. SYSTEM)
  • KVVR (97.9 FM; DUTTON, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KIKF (104.9 FM; CASCADE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP INC.)
  • KINX (107.3 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP INC.)
  • KEHT (100.3 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KQDI-FM (106.1 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KMTX-FM (105.3 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: CAPRI, INC)
  • KZMT (101.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KVCM (103.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KUHM (91.7 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA)
  • KAAK (98.9 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KLFM (92.9 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KGPR (89.9 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: GREAT FALLS PUBLIC RADIO ASSOC.)
  • KGFC (88.9 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cascade:

  • KTGF (Channel 16; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: MMM LICENSE LLC)
  • KRTV (Channel 3; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: KRTV COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFBB-TV (Channel 5; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: KFBB CORPORATION, L.L.C.)

Cascade fatal accident list:

Sep 9, 1983 10:50 PM, 2nd St N, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Adel Rd 20 Air Miles S (Lat: 47.002167 Lon: -111.668861), Call Sign: KNHD603
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.520 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/25/2003, Expiration Date: 09/23/2013
    Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 3419 Via Lido 609, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3908, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 515-2544
  • Lat: 47.339222 Lon: -111.993417, Call Sign: WQKJ706, Licensee ID: L00263806
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.812 MHz, 468.812 MHz, 464.112 MHz, 469.112 MHz, 464.412 MHz, 469.412 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/15/2009, Expiration Date: 06/15/2019, Certifier: Vernon Hogge
    Registrant: Northwestern Corporation, 40 East Broadway, Butte, MT 59701, Phone: (406) 497-1000, Fax: (406) 497-3158

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KE6EIN, Licensee ID: L00889203
    Grant Date: 07/29/2004, Expiration Date: 07/29/2014
    Registrant: Charles M Black, 50 Meadow Harbor Ln., Cascade, MT 59421-8443
  • Call Sign: NX7S, Licensee ID: L01150963
    Grant Date: 05/12/2006, Expiration Date: 07/10/2016, Certifier: Bernard L Jones
    Registrant: Bernard L Jones, 64 Cox Creek Ln, Cascade, MT 59421
  • Call Sign: W7NBB, Licensee ID: L01060217
    Grant Date: 09/07/2005, Expiration Date: 11/28/2015, Certifier: Robert E Lydiard
    Registrant: Robert E Lydiard, 9 Seibold Ln, Cascade, MT 59421
  • Call Sign: KF7SDP, Licensee ID: L01667972
    Grant Date: 10/20/2011, Expiration Date: 10/20/2021, Certifier: Michael P O'Banion
    Registrant: Michael P O\'Banion, 3873 Charbonneau Dr. (B1), Cascade, MT 59421


FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Cascade)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 23
  • Hazardous Condition: 9

Incident types - Cascade

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cascade, MT
Most common first names in Cascade, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1576.2 years
George1377.1 years
John1274.2 years
Robert1275.3 years
Helen1180.5 years
James1070.8 years
Charles1076.4 years
Raymond873.6 years
Mary777.7 years
Anna790.1 years
Most common last names in Cascade, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1073.4 years
Standley871.2 years
Williams474.3 years
Miller475.3 years
Thompson471.5 years
Munroe488.3 years
Brown471.0 years
Mortag484.0 years
Anderson364.3 years
Taylor374.0 years
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