Deer Lodge, Montana

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Population in 2017: 2,932 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.3%
 
Males: 1,504  (51.3%)
Females: 1,428  (48.7%)
Median resident age:

50.9 years
Montana median age:

40.0 years

Zip codes: 59722.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,270 (it was $29,859 in 2000)
Deer Lodge:

$48,270
MT:

$53,386

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,537 (it was $14,883 in 2000)

Deer Lodge city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $153,798 (it was $63,700 in 2000)
Deer Lodge:

$153,798
MT:

$231,300

Median gross rent in 2017: $549.

March 2019 cost of living index in Deer Lodge: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.4%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Deer Lodge, MT (2017)
    • 2,99795.4%White alone
    • 581.8%Two or more races
    • 531.7%Asian alone
    • 180.6%Hispanic
    • 40.1%Black alone
    • 20.06%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Montana and other state lists, there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Deer Lodge, Montana as of September 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Deer Lodge is 116 to 1.


Crime rates in Deer Lodge by year

Type

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(32.0)
1
(32.4)
4
(133.5)
1
(34.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(68.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(32.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(96.1)
13
(421.5)
9
(300.4)
17
(578.6)
9
(303.2)
5
(172.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(256.2)
4
(129.7)
2
(66.8)
15
(510.6)
4
(134.8)
3
(103.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
78
(2,498)
103
(3,340)
89
(2,971)
98
(3,336)
68
(2,291)
9
(310.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(192.2)
9
(291.8)
3
(100.1)
8
(272.3)
5
(168.5)
6
(206.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(67.4)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)187.7276.3298.4333.9175.2125.8

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City-data.com crime index in Deer Lodge, MT

Crime rate in Deer Lodge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Montana average:

1.73
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Ancestries: German (18.2%), American (16.2%), Irish (13.5%), English (7.7%), Swedish (5.1%), European (4.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4521 feet

Land area: 1.44 square miles.

Population density: 2,031 people per square mile   (low).

Deer Lodge, Montana map

13 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Montana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,457 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,357 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (68.8 miles , pop. 57,053).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (452.5 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (890.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Garrison, MT (3.3 miles),
Avon, MT (3.9 miles),
Deer Lodge Valley, MT (3.9 miles ),
Elliston, MT (4.3 miles ),
Anaconda-Deer Lodge County, MT (4.8 miles ),
Basin, MT (4.9 miles ),
Maxville, MT (4.9 miles),
Walkerville, MT (5.2 miles )

Latitude: 46.40 N, Longitude: 112.73 W

Area code: 406

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

4.7%
Montana:

4.2%
Historical population in Deer Lodge, MT
Historical housing units in Deer Lodge, MT

Population change in the 1990s: +48 (+1.4%).
Most common industries in Deer Lodge, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (22.1%)
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Wood products (11.1%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (22.4%)
  • Wood products (17.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (21.7%)
  • Health care (21.3%)
  • Educational services (14.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.3%)
  • Wood products (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Deer Lodge, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (13.1%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.5%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (4.7%)
  • Woodworkers (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.0%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Child care workers (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)

Average climate in Deer Lodge, Montana

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Earthquake activity:

Deer Lodge-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Montana state average. It is 76% 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 161.8 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 168.6 miles away from the city 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 153.5 miles away from Deer Lodge 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 69.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 472.7 miles away from Deer Lodge center
On 8/22/1984 at 09:46:30, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 144.5 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 Powell County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Deer Lodge:

  • DEER LODGE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1100 TEXAS AVE)
  • POWELL CO MEM HOSP LTC UNIT (1101 TEXAS AVE)

Airports located in Deer Lodge:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Deer Lodge:

  • The University of Montana (about 68 miles; Missoula, MT; Full-time enrollment: 13,602)
  • Montana State University (about 96 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 185 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 205 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)
  • University of Idaho (about 206 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 207 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • North Idaho College (about 212 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)

Public high school in Deer Lodge:

Public elementary/middle schools in Deer Lodge:

  • O D SPEER SCHOOL (Students: 381, Location: 444 MONTANA AVENUE, Grades: PK-6)
  • E F DUVALL 7-8 (Students: 142, Location: 444 MONTANA AVENUE, Grades: 7-8)
See full list of schools located in Deer Lodge

Library in Deer Lodge:

  • WILLIAM K. KOHRS MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $80,677; Location: 501 MISSOURI AVE; 29,953 books; 2,057 audio materials; 2,196 video materials; 56 state licensed databases; 41 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Ricks college is now Brigham Young University - Idaho added by Dave
  • Towe Ford Museum (closed 1997) is now the Montana Auto Museum with more than 145 vehicles on display.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Deer Lodge: Deer Lodge (A), Deer Lodge KOA Kampgrounds (B), Powell County Courthouse (C), Deer Lodge Volunteer Fire Department (D), Powell County Sheriff's Office (E), William K Kohrs Memorial Library (F), Yesterdays Playthings Doll and Toy Museum (G), Montana Law Enforcement Museum (H), Powell County History Museum (I), Towe Ford Museum (J), Frontier Montana Museum (K), Old Montana Prison (L), Powell County Ambulance Service (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Deer Lodge include: Immaculate Conception Church (A), Community Evangelical Free Church (B), First Christian Church (C), Assembly of God Church (D), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (G), Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (H), Saint James Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Taylor Creek (A), Tin Cup Joe Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Deer Lodge include: Cottonwood City Park (1), Little Joe E-70 Park (2), Montana Law Enforcement Officers Memorial (3), Central Park (4), Jaycee Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Montana Auto Museum (1106 Main Street), Old Prison Museums (1106 Main Street), Powell County Museum (1106 Main Street).

Hotels: Downtowner Motel (500 4th Street), Scharf's Motor Inn (819 Main Street), Western Big Sky Inn (210 North Main Street), Super 8 Motel (1150 Main Street), Super 8 Motel - Deer Lodge (1150 North Main).

Court: Powell County - District Court Judge- Extension 38 (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Phil Jackson - Basketball player, Dennis Eichhorn - Writer, Jean Parker - Film actor, Eric Funk - Composer.

Powell 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 Deer Lodge and their reported violations in the past:

DEER LODGE CITY OF (Population served: 3,111, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2014), St Public Notif received (SEP-11-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-04-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-05-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-17-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUN-17-2011 to JUN-17-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-30-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-30-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-23-2010 to OCT-12-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - 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 (AUG-26-2007)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
MONTANA STATE PRISON (Population served: 2,083, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from SEP-12-2013 to SEP-12-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JAN-14-2011 to FEB-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-11-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - 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 (SEP-11-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
ROCK CREEK CATTLE COMPANY (Address: 105 PAULY DR , Population served: 185, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-14-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-14-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-17-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-07-2010)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
ROCK CREEK CATTLE COMPANY GOLF COURSE (Address: 105 PAULY DR , Population served: 31, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Montana:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.1%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.9%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
70 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
7 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Deer Lodge in 2000:

  • 52 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 8 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Deer Lodge (2011 data):

  • First Security Bank of Deer Lodge: First Security Bank Of Deer Lodge at 311 Milwaukee Avenue, branch established on 1972/04/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $28.2 mil, Deposits: $25.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: First Security Group
  • Peoples Bank of Deer Lodge: Peoples Bank Of Deer Lodge at 430 Main Street, branch established on 1987/04/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $26.6 mil, Deposits: $23.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Sandquist Corp.
  • Pioneer Federal Savings and Loan Association: Pioneer Federal Savings And Loan Ass at 401 Milwaukee Ave, branch established on 1912/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $89.3 mil, Deposits: $75.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Deer Lodge:

Marital status in Deer Lodge, MT
  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

For population 25 years and over in Deer Lodge:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Montana average:

10.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Deer Lodge
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Deer Lodge, MT (based on Powell County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5747
Other5703
Catholic4353
Mainline Protestant1122
None5,336-
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: 2
Here:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Here:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

14.05 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Powell County:

7.3%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Powell County:

25.4%
Montana:

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

15.4%
Montana:

10.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Deer Lodge:

47.9%
Montana:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Deer Lodge:

42.5%
Montana:

48.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Montana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Deer Lodge:

19.8%
Montana:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.6%
Montana:

9.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Montana:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.9%
Montana:

35.3%

General health condition:
Deer Lodge:

52.6%
Montana:

57.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.0%
Montana:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Deer Lodge, 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
Streets and Highways 3$9,895$39,5800$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,536$30,43214$1,409
Sewerage 1$4,578$54,9360$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,217$38,6040$0
Financial Administration 1$2,742$32,9041$1,143
Water Supply 1$4,076$48,9120$0
Local Libraries 1$2,996$35,9524$2,071
Other and Unallocable 1$2,843$34,1160$0
Health 0$0 1$1,192
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 40$2,846
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 4$2,237
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 10$32,883$39,46064$10,898

Deer Lodge government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $563,000 ($192.02)
    Water Utilities: $391,000 ($133.36)
    Police Protection: $384,000 ($130.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $191,000 ($65.14)
    Libraries: $96,000 ($32.74)
    Health - Other: $88,000 ($30.01)
    Central Staff Services: $79,000 ($26.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $65,000 ($22.17)
    Financial Administration: $45,000 ($15.35)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $39,000 ($13.30)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $37,000 ($12.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($7.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $70,000 ($23.87)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $50,000 ($17.05)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000 ($8.19)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $20,000 ($6.82)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $772,000 ($263.30)

Deer Lodge government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,025,000 ($349.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $191,000 ($65.14)
    Other: $52,000 ($17.74)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $22,000 ($7.50)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $356,000 ($121.42)
    Interest Earnings: $68,000 ($23.19)
    Fines and Forfeits: $23,000 ($7.84)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $413,000 ($140.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $124,000 ($42.29)
    Sewerage: $79,000 ($26.94)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($5.12)
  • Tax - Property: $483,000 ($164.73)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $16,000 ($5.46)
    Other License: $4,000 ($1.36)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($1.02)

Deer Lodge government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,523,000 ($860.50)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,468,000 ($841.75)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,000 ($18.76)

Deer Lodge government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $835,000 ($284.79)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,208,000 ($2117.33)

6.87% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,346 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
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  1.17% ($56,846 average AGI)
Businesses in Deer Lodge, MT
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1RadioShack1
H&R Block1Rodeway Inn1
La-Z-Boy1Safeway1
McDonald's1UPS1
Pizza Hut1Vons1

Strongest AM radio stations in Deer Lodge:

  • KBCK (1400 AM; 1 kW; DEER LODGE, MT; Owner: JIMMY RAY CARROLL)
  • KBOW (550 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXTL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KKGR (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: KKGR, INC.)
  • KANA (580 AM; 1 kW; ANACONDA, MT; Owner: JIMMY RAY CARROLL)
  • KMTX (950 AM; 5 kW; HELENA, MT; Owner: CAPRI, INC)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KLCY (930 AM; 5 kW; EAST MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMON (560 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KGVO (1290 AM; 5 kW; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Deer Lodge:

  • K213CB (90.5 FM; DEER LODGE, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K210BF (89.9 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KAPC (91.3 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA)
  • KMTX-FM (105.3 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: CAPRI, INC)
  • KOPR (94.1 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KZMT (101.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KMBR (95.5 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • K213CJ (90.5 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: MONTANA CHRISTIAN RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KAAR (92.5 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KVCM (103.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KQRV (96.9 FM; DEER LODGE, MT; Owner: ROBERT CUMMINGS TOOLE)
  • KGLM-FM (97.7 FM; ANACONDA, MT; Owner: JIMMY RAY CARROLL)
  • 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)
  • KBLL-FM (99.5 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: HOLTER BROASDCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Deer Lodge:

  • KMTF (Channel 10; HELENA, MT; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Deer Lodge fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Deer Lodge fatal accident list:

Apr 14, 1987 03:40 PM, Mlwk Ky Av, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 5, 1978 10:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 167ft / 50.6mTotal length
  • $1,370,000Total costs
  • 79,406Total average daily traffic
  • 9,586Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Deer Lodge, MT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 121960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 42000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Deer Lodge, MT
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Deer Lodge)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Deer Lodge, MT)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (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 Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Deer Lodge)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Deer Lodge)

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 9. The highest number of fires - 22 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Deer Lodge, MT When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (37.4%), and Outside Fires (37.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Deer Lodge, MT
    • 5537.4%Structure Fires
    • 5537.4%Outside Fires
    • 2919.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 85.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Deer Lodge, MT
Most common first names in Deer Lodge, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4771.0 years
William4374.1 years
Robert3670.2 years
Mary3481.6 years
James3369.1 years
George2976.0 years
Charles2675.6 years
Frank2277.6 years
Helen1883.5 years
Richard1765.8 years
Most common last names in Deer Lodge, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2679.0 years
Beck2569.4 years
Hansen1675.6 years
Smith1375.7 years
Jones1270.9 years
Anderson1177.4 years
Evans1073.6 years
Davis972.1 years
Brown976.3 years
Nelson972.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Deer Lodge, MT
  • 80.3%Utility gas
  • 14.1%Wood
  • 3.7%Electricity
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Deer Lodge, MT
  • 72.7%Utility gas
  • 20.3%Electricity
  • 4.5%Wood
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Deer Lodge compared to Montana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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