Coram, Montana

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Population in 2010: 539. Population change since 2000: +59.9%
Males: 278  (51.6%)
Females: 261  (48.4%)
Median resident age:  45.5 years
Montana median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 59913.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $87,003 (it was $22,000 in 2000)
Coram:

$87,003
MT:

$45,076
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,538 (it was $18,799 in 2000)

Coram CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $168,173 (it was $84,600 in 2000)
Coram:

$168,173
MT:

$184,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $122,882; Detached houses: $141,694; Mobile homes: $81,270

Median gross rent in 2012: $768.

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  • White alone - 507 (94.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 18 (3.3%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (1.7%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Coram: 91.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.0%), Dutch (11.9%), Irish (9.7%), Danish (7.7%), United States (5.5%), English (4.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3175 feet

Land area: 1.14 square miles.

Population density: 474 people per square mile   (low).

Coram,MT real estate house value index trend

Coram, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in Coram:

  • High school or higher: 92.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Coram CDP:

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

33 residents are foreign born (7.1% Europe).

This place:  7.1%
Montana:  1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,199 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,150 (0.8%)

Coram satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (107.6 miles , pop. 57,053).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (379.6 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1016.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Martin City, MT (1.4 miles ), Hungry Horse, MT (1.6 miles ), West Glacier, MT (2.5 miles ), Columbia Falls, MT (2.7 miles ), Bad Rock-Columbia Heights, MT (3.0 miles ), Helena Flats, MT (3.6 miles ), Whitefish, MT (3.7 miles ), Glacier National Park, MT (3.8 miles) .

Latitude: 48.42 N, Longitude: 114.05 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

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

5.7%
Montana:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (54%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (36%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (19%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (18%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Woodworkers (10%)
  • Food processing workers (8%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Personal appearance workers (13%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)

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

Average climate in Coram, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Coram-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Montana state average. It is 59% 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 311.4 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 300.4 miles away from Coram center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 400.5 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 407.1 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 391.8 miles away from Coram center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
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 220.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Flathead County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Coram topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Coram:

  • WHITEFISH CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WHITEFISH, MT)

Amtrak stations near Coram:

  • 7 miles: WEST GLACIER (HWY. 2, E. OF GOING-TO-THE-SUN RD.)
  • 14 miles: WHITEFISH (500 DEPOT ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, car rental agency, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Coram:

  • The University of Montana (about 108 miles; Missoula, MT; Full-time enrollment: 13,602)
  • North Idaho College (about 138 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Spokane Community College (about 162 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Whitworth University (about 163 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Gonzaga University (about 164 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 167 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 177 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)

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Notable locations in Coram: Coram RV Park (A), North American RV Park and Campground (B), Sundance RV Campground (C), Coram (D), North American Wildlife Museum (E), Coram - West Glacier Volunteer Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Coram: Canyon Community Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: North American Wildlife Museum Inc (10780 Highway 2 East).

Hotel: Evergreen Motel (Highway 2 East).

Flathead 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 95.0. This is worse than average.

City:

95.0
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.323. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.323
U.S.:

0.303

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.93. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.93
U.S.:

9.14

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

CORAM COUNTY WATER AND SEWER DISTRICT (Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from NOV-17-2010 to NOV-17-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-02-2010)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Coram that have no violations reported:

  • SUNDANCE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 62, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.4%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.2%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.8%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.3% of all households

Coram compared to Montana state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Wood (28%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Coram CDP (based on Flathead County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.00%
Here: 40.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchLutheran Church
Adherents33.3%12.3%10.9%9.5%6.3%
Congregations6.3%7.4%5.3%8.4%3.2%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesChristian and Missionary AllianceOther
Adherents3.9%3.2%2.4%2.3%15.9%
Congregations5.3%4.2%6.3%5.3%48.4%
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: 15
Flathead County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Flathead County:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Flathead County:

5.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 97
Here:

11.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.8%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Flathead County:

20.0%
Montana:

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

8.4%
State:

10.7%

8.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,971 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.05%
Montana average:

8.25%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($252 average AGI)
Flathead County:

0.08%
Montana average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Missoula County, MT  0.42% ($28,785 average AGI)
from Lake County, MT  0.35% ($38,315)
from Lincoln County, MT  0.31% ($29,122)


6.22% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Montana average:

7.69%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($327 average AGI)
Flathead County:

0.06%
Montana average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Missoula County, MT  0.49% ($20,621 average AGI)
to Gallatin County, MT  0.25% ($21,000)
to Lincoln County, MT  0.22% ($25,971)

Strongest AM radio stations in Coram:

  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KJJR (880 AM; 10 kW; WHITEFISH, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGEZ (600 AM; 5 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: SKYLINE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSEN (1150 AM; 10 kW; SHELBY, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KLCY (930 AM; 5 kW; EAST MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Coram:

  • KKMT (95.9 FM; COLUMBIA FALLS, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBBZ (98.5 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDBR (106.3 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KALS (97.1 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KALISPELL CHRISTIAN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KSIL (100.7 FM; WALLACE, ID; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQRK (92.3 FM; RONAN, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPLG (91.5 FM; PLAINS, MT; Owner: YOUR NETWORK OF PRAISE, INC.)
  • KZMN (103.9 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KUKL (89.9 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA)
  • K204CJ (88.7 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC.)
  • K208DI (89.5 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K259AD (99.7 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE B/C INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Coram:

  • K05EE (Channel 5; BIG ARM, ETC., MT; Owner: BLACKTAIL TV TAX DISTRICT)
  • K59BW (Channel 59; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K10LH (Channel 10; WEST GLACIER, ETC., MT; Owner: DESERT MOUNTAIN TELEVISION)
  • K12LU (Channel 12; WEST GLACIER, ETC., MT; Owner: DESERT MOUNTAIN TELEVISION)
  • K26DD (Channel 26; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KEXI-LP (Channel 35; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: MONTANA BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • KMMF-LP (Channel 34; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: MONTANA LICENSE SUB, INC.)
  • K05FC (Channel 5; LAKE MCDONALD, ETC., MT; Owner: DESERT MOUNTAIN TELEVISION)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 48.423861 Lon: -114.047056, Call Sign: WQEX844
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.462 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/15/2006, Expiration Date: 05/15/2016, Certifier: Tom Tekulve
    Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S Pflumm Rd, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KI7LL, Licensee ID: L00182001
    Grant Date: 12/27/2012, Expiration Date: 03/09/2023
    Registrant: James R Swope, 405 Salmon Ave., Coram, MT 59913
  • Call Sign: KE7KND, Licensee ID: L01237087
    Grant Date: 01/22/2007, Expiration Date: 01/22/2017, Certifier: Jeremy D Lybbert
    Registrant: Jeremy D Lybbert, Coram, MT 59913

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BAKER RONNIE SPORT TWIN II (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 331RB , Serial Number: 001
    Registrant (Individual): Ronnie Baker, Po Box 130449, Coram, MT 59913

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Coram, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John566.6 years
Charles467.5 years
Arthur474.5 years
James357.7 years
Gladys379.3 years
Joseph380.7 years
Raymond363.0 years
George259.5 years
Alice270.1 years
Frank282.0 years
Most common last names in Coram, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown575.2 years
Loff478.2 years
Landt276.6 years
Homan273.5 years
Kykyri269.0 years
Markovitz281.5 years
Nedved265.5 years
Tellesch281.9 years
Wilkins265.6 years
Winters259.5 years
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