Dayton, Montana

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Population in 2010: 84. Population change since 2000: -11.6%
Males: 39  (47.5%)
Females: 45  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  61.0 years
Montana median age:  38.3 years

Zip code: 59914

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,525 (it was $33,125 in 2000)
Dayton:

$41,525
MT:

$45,076
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,878 (it was $18,501 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $622,160 (it was $133,300 in 2000)
Dayton:

$622,160
MT:

$184,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $666,476; Detached houses: $666,476

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,036.

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  • White alone - 70 (83.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (11.9%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (4.8%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dayton: 93.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Norwegian (12.9%), English (10.0%), German (10.0%), Welsh (7.1%), French Canadian (5.7%), French (4.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2917 feet

Land area: 0.54 square miles.

Population density: 156 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Dayton:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 32.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dayton CDP:

  • Never married: 12.7%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 14.1%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 18.9%

4 residents are foreign born (8.2% North America).

This place:  8.2%
Montana:  1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,833 (0.5%)

Dayton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (70.4 miles , pop. 57,053).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (367.2 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (976.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Elmo, MT (2.0 miles) , Big Arm, MT (2.1 miles) , Lindisfarne, MT (2.1 miles ), Rollins, MT (2.2 miles) , Lake Mary Ronan, MT (2.8 miles) , Kings Point, MT (3.0 miles) , Rocky Point, MT (3.2 miles) , Lakeside, MT (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 47.86 N, Longitude: 114.28 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

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

6.2%
Montana:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (67%)
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (29%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (24%)
  • Other services, except public administration (18%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)

Average climate in Dayton, Montana

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Earthquake activity:

Dayton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Montana state average. It is 73% 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 286.5 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 263.0 miles away from Dayton 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 386.0 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 391.7 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 533.8 miles away from Dayton 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 188.9 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 Lake County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Dayton:

  • POLSON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; POLSON, MT)
  • PROVIDENCE ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; POLSON, MT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dayton:

  • The University of Montana (about 71 miles; Missoula, MT; Full-time enrollment: 13,602)
  • North Idaho College (about 118 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Spokane Community College (about 144 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Gonzaga University (about 146 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Whitworth University (about 147 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 149 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • University of Idaho (about 152 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)

Public elementary/middle school in Dayton:

  • Dayton School (Students: 29; Location: 506 B Street; Grades: PK-6)
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Church in Dayton: Dayton Presbyterian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Spring Creek (A), Dayton Creek (B), Proctor Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 54.4. This is better than average.

City:

54.4
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.323. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.323
U.S.:

0.303

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 21.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 8.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.13
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.9%
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  64.1%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.7%
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: 2.6% of all households

Dayton compared to Montana state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below 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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (58%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Dayton CDP (based on Lake County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.97%
Here: 40.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian and Missionary AllianceAssemblies of God
Adherents48.4%9.3%8.2%4.3%4.1%
Congregations15.6%6.7%4.4%8.9%6.7%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents3.8%3.7%3.1%2.5%12.6%
Congregations8.9%6.7%6.7%4.4%31.1%
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: 10
Lake County:

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Lake County:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

9.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lake County:

25.9%
Montana:

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

14.6%
State:

10.7%

6.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,932 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.68%
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 Missoula County, MT  1.06% ($27,495 average AGI)
from Flathead County, MT  0.69% ($32,138)
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.22% ($29,762)


6.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,850 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
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 Missoula County, MT  0.99% ($28,054 average AGI)
to Flathead County, MT  0.56% ($34,623)
to Gallatin County, MT  0.23% ($20,636)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dayton:

  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KGEZ (600 AM; 5 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: SKYLINE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KJJR (880 AM; 10 kW; WHITEFISH, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLCY (930 AM; 5 kW; EAST MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KGVO (1290 AM; 5 kW; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dayton:

  • KQRK (92.3 FM; RONAN, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO 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.)
  • KDBR (106.3 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPLG (91.5 FM; PLAINS, MT; Owner: YOUR NETWORK OF PRAISE, INC.)
  • KKMT (95.9 FM; COLUMBIA FALLS, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBBZ (98.5 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZMN (103.9 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, 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)
  • KUFM (89.1 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA)
  • KLTC-FM (107.5 FM; SUPERIOR, MT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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 Dayton:

  • K05EE (Channel 5; BIG ARM, ETC., MT; Owner: BLACKTAIL TV TAX DISTRICT)
  • K59BW (Channel 59; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • KCFW-TV (Channel 9; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: EAGLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K20CP (Channel 20; ELMO, MT; Owner: SALISH KOOTENAI COLLEGE)
  • K07VU (Channel 7; ELMO, MT; Owner: BLACKTAIL TV TAX DISTRICT)
  • K26DD (Channel 26; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K11RX (Channel 11; ELMO, ETC., MT; Owner: BLACKTAIL TV TAX DISTRICT)


FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 180WD , Serial Number: 30203, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 07/30/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Wayne R Hebert, Po Box 1, Dayton, MT 59914
  • Aircraft: BEECH B36TC (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Turbo-prop
    N-Number: 36TU , Serial Number: EA-273
    Registrant (Individual): Marie H Christensen, Po Box 144, Dayton, MT 59914

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 3
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