Darby, Montana

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Population in 2017: 779 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.7%
 
Males: 361  (46.4%)
Females: 418  (53.6%)
Median resident age:

43.5 years
Montana median age:

40.0 years

Zip codes: 59829.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,772 (it was $25,221 in 2000)
Darby:

$40,772
MT:

$53,386

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,003 (it was $11,658 in 2000)

Darby town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $192,428 (it was $79,700 in 2000)
Darby:

$192,428
MT:

$231,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $149,435; detached houses: $158,973; mobile homes: $71,347

Median gross rent in 2017: $664.

March 2019 cost of living index in Darby: 90.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 31.5%
(31.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 62.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Darby, MT (2010)
    • 64789.9%White alone
    • 273.8%American Indian alone
    • 233.2%Two or more races
    • 162.2%Hispanic
    • 60.8%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Black alone

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



According to our research of Montana and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Darby, Montana as of August 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Darby is 77 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (23.2%), Dutch (17.5%), Irish (10.4%), German (7.6%), English (7.1%), Norwegian (6.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3888 feet

Land area: 0.53 square miles.

Population density: 1,466 people per square mile   (low).

Darby, Montana map

9 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.3%
Montana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $959 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,003 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (58.7 miles , pop. 57,053).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (393.5 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (854.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Conner, MT (2.6 miles ),
Charlos Heights, MT (2.7 miles),
Sula-Edwards, MT (4.0 miles ),
Hamilton, MT (4.0 miles ),
Sula, MT (4.0 miles),
Corvallis, MT (4.5 miles ),
Pinesdale, MT (4.7 miles ),
Victor, MT (5.2 miles )

Latitude: 46.02 N, Longitude: 114.18 W

Area code: 406

Distribution of median household income in Darby, MT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Darby, MT in 2017
Darby satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Montana:

4.2%
Most common industries in Darby, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (11.1%)
  • Wood products (9.3%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.0%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (14.8%)
  • Construction (14.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.5%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Truck transportation (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (16.4%)
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Social assistance (9.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Darby, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (8.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (15.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (8.2%)
  • Cashiers (6.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.0%)
  • Child care workers (6.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)

Average climate in Darby, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.1. This is about average.

City:

63.1
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.23. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.23
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Darby-area historical earthquake activity is above Montana state average. It is 100% 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 198.9 miles away from Darby 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 135.8 miles away from Darby center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 416.9 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 106.7 miles away from Darby 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) earthquake occurred 88.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/29/1983 at 23:29:11, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 118.1 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 Ravalli County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Darby topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Darby:

  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE HAMILTON (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; HAMILTON, MT)
  • CENTER FOR HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; HAMILTON, MT)
  • MARCUS DALY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL - CAH Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; HAMILTON, MT)
  • MARCUS DALY MEM HOSP TCU (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; HAMILTON, MT)
  • VALLEY VIEW ESTATES HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; HAMILTON, MT)
  • DISCOVERY CARE CENTRE, THE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; HAMILTON, MT)

Airports and heliports located in Darby:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Darby:

  • The University of Montana (about 59 miles; Missoula, MT; Full-time enrollment: 13,602)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 139 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)
  • University of Idaho (about 145 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Washington State University (about 151 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • Montana State University (about 153 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • North Idaho College (about 169 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Spokane Community College (about 189 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)

Public high school in Darby:

Public elementary/middle schools in Darby:

  • DARBY SCHOOL (Students: 208, Location: 209 SCHOOL DRIVE, Grades: PK-6)
  • DARBY 7-8 (Students: 89, Location: 209 SCHOOL DRIVE, Grades: 7-8)
See full list of schools located in Darby

Library in Darby:

  • DARBY COMMUNITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $74,232; Location: 101 1/2 SOUTH MARSHALL STREET; 7,002 books; 82 audio materials; 17 video materials; 56 state licensed databases; 34 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Darby: Darby Police Department (A), Darby Public Library (B), Historic Forest Service Museum (C), Mister Ts Wildlife Museum (D), Pioneer Museum (E), Darby Volunteer Fire Department (F), Darby Ambulance (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Darby include: Saint Philip Benizi Mission (A), Family Fellowship Church (B), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), First Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Darby: Darby Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Flying R Guest Cabins (4359 West Fork Road), Carp Community Arts and Recreation Program (4359 West Fork Road), Bud & Shirleys Drive Inn Restaurant & Motel (Main Street), Trapper Creek Lodge (South Of Darby), Wilderness Motel & RV Park (308 South Main Street), Tin Cup Lodge BandB (582 Tin Cup Road), Travellers Rest Cabins and RV Park (601 North Main Street).

Ravalli County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

DARBY TOWN OF (Population served: 850, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from OCT-01-2005 to OCT-01-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2005), Fed Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2008)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-16-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from SEP-16-2005 to SEP-16-2005), Fed Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2007), Fed FAO issued (MAR-07-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-25-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-25-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2005), Fed Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2007), Fed FAO issued (MAR-07-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JUL-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St No addtl Formal Action needed (SEP-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-05-2008)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St No addtl Formal Action needed (SEP-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-05-2008)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-22-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-22-2006), St Other (AUG-03-2006), St No addtl Formal Action needed (SEP-28-2006), Fed Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-09-2007), Fed FAO issued (MAR-07-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-02-2007)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2005), St Other (SEP-28-2006), St No addtl Formal Action needed (SEP-28-2006), Fed Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2007), Fed FAO issued (MAR-07-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-02-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-05-2008)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-14-2005), St Other (AUG-03-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-23-2006), Fed Formal NOV issued (JAN-30-2007), Fed FAO issued (MAR-07-2007)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 8 other older monitoring violations
TRIPLE CREEK RANCH (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
WEST FORK LODGE AND RV PARK (Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-07-2008)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Montana:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

59.1%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

10.9%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

3 people in correctional residential facilities in 2010

Banks with branches in Darby (2011 data):

  • Farmers State Bank: Darby Branch at 805 South Main, branch established on 1993/09/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $310.9 mil, Deposits: $272.4 mil, headquarters in Victor, MT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers State Financial Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Darby:

Marital status in Darby, MT
  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 38.8%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 22.9%

For population 25 years and over in Darby:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 11.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Montana average:

10.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Darby, MT (based on Ravalli County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,31837
Other2,64411
Mainline Protestant2,52211
Catholic2,2254
None28,503-
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: 11
Ravalli County:

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Here:

3.72 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Ravalli County:

10.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.3%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Ravalli County:

18.5%
Montana:

23.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ravalli County:

11.0%
Montana:

10.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Darby:

48.4%
Montana:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.7%
Montana:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Darby:

28.9
Montana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.4%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Darby:

8.1%
State:

9.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Darby:

6.8
Montana:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.2%
Montana:

35.3%

General health condition:
Darby:

56.0%
Montana:

57.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Darby:

78.5%
Montana:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Darby, 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
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,068$36,4080$0
Financial Administration 1$3,146$37,7520$0
Water Supply 1$1,296$15,5520$0
Sewerage 1$1,296$15,5520$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,106
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$280
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$2,374
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$2,266
Totals for Government 5$11,806$28,33411$6,026

Darby government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $97,000 ($124.52)
  • Current Operations - Natural Resources - Other: $184,000 ($236.20)
    Police Protection: $135,000 ($173.30)
    Water Utilities: $110,000 ($141.21)
    Sewerage: $80,000 ($102.70)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $60,000 ($77.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $25,000 ($32.09)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($30.81)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $18,000 ($23.11)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($20.54)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($15.40)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($12.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($11.55)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,000 ($5.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($10.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $23,000 ($29.53)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($7.70)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($5.13)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($5.13)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,000 ($1.28)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $210,000 ($269.58)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $61,000 ($78.31)

Darby government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $106,000 ($136.07)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,000 ($3.85)
    Other: $2,000 ($2.57)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Natural Resources: $184,000 ($236.20)
    Other: $39,000 ($50.06)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $61,000 ($78.31)
    General Revenue - Other: $17,000 ($21.82)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($7.70)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $184,000 ($236.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $144,000 ($184.85)
    Water Utilities: $39,000 ($50.06)
    Other: $25,000 ($32.09)
    Highways: $17,000 ($21.82)
  • Tax - Property: $126,000 ($161.75)
    Other License: $3,000 ($3.85)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($2.57)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($1.28)

Darby government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,614,000 ($2071.89)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,580,000 ($2028.24)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,000 ($43.65)

Darby government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $70,000 ($89.86)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $863,000 ($1107.83)

8.25% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,252 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.25%
Montana average:

7.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Missoula County, MT  2.10% ($40,272 average AGI)
from Lake County, MT  0.16% ($26,148)
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.15% ($42,160)


6.29% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,982 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
Montana average:

6.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Missoula County, MT  1.81% ($39,313 average AGI)
to Flathead County, MT  0.17% ($56,519)
to Gallatin County, MT  0.16% ($36,640)

Businesses in Darby, MT

  • FedEx: 1
  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 2

Strongest AM radio stations in Darby:

  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLYQ (1240 AM; 1 kW; HAMILTON, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLCY (930 AM; 5 kW; EAST MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBOW (550 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KGVO (1290 AM; 5 kW; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KXTL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Darby:

  • K218BT (91.5 FM; DARBY, MT; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KBAZ (96.3 FM; HAMILTON, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUFN (91.9 FM; HAMILTON, MT; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA)
  • KZOQ-FM (100.1 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KMZL (91.1 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K204EV (88.7 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMZO (90.3 FM; HAMILTON, MT; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KBQQ (106.7 FM; PINESDALE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP INC.)
  • KGGL (93.3 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KYSS-FM (94.9 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMSO (102.5 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: SHEILA CALLAHAN & FRIENDS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Darby:

  • K21AN (Channel 21; DARBY, MT; Owner: BITTERROOT VALLEY PUBLIC TELEVISION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 3.7mTotal length
  • 5,965Total average daily traffic
  • 178Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,564Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Darby)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Sula Peak (Lat: 45.859361 Lon: -114.001750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 14 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPKW569,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.875 MHz, Grant Date: 08/08/2017, Expiration Date: 08/15/2027, Certifier: Jeff Chalmers, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • City Hall (Lat: 46.023806 Lon: -114.178972), Call Sign: WZV499,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.415 MHz, Grant Date: 03/22/2014, Expiration Date: 05/31/2024, Registrant: Darby Volunteer Fire Dept., 500 N. Main, Darby, MT 59829, Phone: (406) 381-5114, Email:
  • 9564 WEST FORK RD, 9564 West Fork Rd (Lat: 45.630722 Lon: -114.294750), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 14.6 m, Call Sign: WPTY353,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.625 MHz, Grant Date: 10/25/2011, Expiration Date: 01/11/2022, Certifier: Alan Tresemer, Registrant: Painted Rocks Fire Rescue Company, 9564 West Fork Road, Darby, MT 59829, Phone: (406) 349-2927, Email:
  • Lookout Mountain (Lat: 45.634722 Lon: -114.257778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12.5 m, Overall height: 14.5 m, Call Sign: WQPU497,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.825 MHz, Grant Date: 08/17/2012, Expiration Date: 08/17/2022, Certifier: William Torres, Registrant: Corvallis, MT 59828, Phone: (406) 375-6657, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • LAKE COMO POP, 582 Tin Cup Road (Lat: 46.005583 Lon: -114.208194), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: WQTL741,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11545.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/28/2014, Expiration Date: 02/28/2024, Certifier: Steven A Regitz, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • CITY HALL, Cole Avenue And Longhouse Road (Lat: 46.025500 Lon: -114.190306), Type: Mast, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQUX826,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11055.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/12/2014, Expiration Date: 11/12/2024, Certifier: Steven A Regitz, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • FSBDARBY, 805 Main St (Lat: 46.028917 Lon: -114.178278), Type: Building, Structure height: 6.7 m, Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQXG416,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/25/2016, Expiration Date: 02/25/2026, Certifier: Jason A Pond, Registrant: Lerman Senter Pllc, 2001 L Street, Nw Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 416-6744, Email:
  • DARBY, 4171 Hwy 93 South (Lat: 45.982778 Lon: -114.165556), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 14.3 m, Call Sign: WQYB480,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/08/2016, Expiration Date: 08/08/2026, Certifier: Gina Cacciatore, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • DARBY, James St & Tanner Ave (Lat: 46.020972 Lon: -114.179111), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 23.6 m, Call Sign: KVI55,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, Grant Date: 09/08/2010, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020, Cancellation Date: 08/01/2018, Registrant: Centurylink, Inc., 100 Centurylink Dr. Mailstop:3tcw088.2, Monroe, LA 71203, Phone: (318) 330-6883, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Darby)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Darby)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 11. The highest number of fires - 33 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2008. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Darby, MT When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (73.2%), and Structure Fires (18.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Darby, MT
    • 13973.2%Outside Fires
    • 3518.4%Structure Fires
    • 147.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 21.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Darby, MT
Most common first names in Darby, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1670.4 years
Robert1471.2 years
James1274.2 years
John1175.4 years
Kenneth1076.9 years
George1074.7 years
Richard974.2 years
Charles676.5 years
Mary687.7 years
Helen685.7 years
Most common last names in Darby, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith872.2 years
Henderson871.5 years
Miller660.3 years
Cooper586.6 years
Wolfinbarger575.8 years
Evers562.6 years
Davis466.5 years
Hamilton473.0 years
Hart479.7 years
Taylor481.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Darby, MT
  • 49.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 30.2%Wood
  • 9.5%Utility gas
  • 6.5%Electricity
  • 4.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Darby, MT
  • 48.7%Electricity
  • 28.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.4%Wood
  • 7.6%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Other fuel


Darby compared to Montana state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 10 pilots and 12 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Steven F. Burson (4)
  • Ted C. Almgren (4)
  • William T. Mcdonald (3)

Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2020.