Dixon, Montana

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Population in 2010: 203. Population change since 2000: -6.0%
Males: 96  (47.8%)
Females: 107  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  44.8 years
Montana median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 59831.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $18,123 (it was $15,455 in 2000)
Dixon:

$18,123
MT:

$45,076
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $9,876 (it was $11,379 in 2000)

Dixon CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $90,885 (it was $56,700 in 2000)
Dixon:

$90,885
MT:

$184,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $130,292; Detached houses: $152,211; Mobile homes: $47,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $438.

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Dixon races chart
  • White alone - 140 (69.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 36 (17.7%)
  • Two or more races - 19 (9.4%)
  • Hispanic - 8 (3.9%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dixon: 91.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (24.2%), Dutch (10.1%), English (8.1%), Scottish (6.8%), French (3.5%), Irish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2524 feet

Land area: 6.64 square miles.

Population density: 31 people per square mile   (very low).

Dixon, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in Dixon:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dixon CDP:

  • Never married: 39.8%
  • Now married: 26.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 22.2%

4 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.1%
Montana:  1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $950 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $500 (0.7%)

Dixon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (34.7 miles , pop. 57,053).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (366.3 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (938.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Old Agency, MT (1.5 miles) , Ravalli, MT (2.8 miles) , St. Ignatius, MT (3.4 miles ), Charlo, MT (3.4 miles ), Arlee, MT (3.9 miles ), Kicking Horse, MT (4.0 miles) , Ronan, MT (4.3 miles ), Huson, MT (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 47.31 N, Longitude: 114.34 W

Area code: 406

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

9.9%
Montana:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (36%)
  • Information (29%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
  • Educational services (2%)
  • Educational services (35%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (20%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Construction laborers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (27%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Food processing workers (9%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)

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

Average climate in Dixon, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Dixon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Montana state average. It is 84% 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 259.7 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 225.2 miles away from Dixon 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 382.7 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 496.6 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 157.0 miles away from Dixon center
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 251.5 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 Sanders County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dixon:

  • The University of Montana (about 36 miles; Missoula, MT; Full-time enrollment: 13,602)
  • North Idaho College (about 118 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • University of Idaho (about 133 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Washington State University (about 139 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 142 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)
  • Spokane Community College (about 144 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Gonzaga University (about 146 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)

Public elementary/middle schools in Dixon:

See full list of schools located in Dixon, map of school districts: DIXON ELEMENTARY, CHARLO HIGH SCHOOL

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Notable locations in Dixon: Dixon (A), Dixon Rural Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Dixon: Saint Leonards Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Gunderson Creek (A), Revais Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Sanders 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 109. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

109
U.S.:

74

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 12.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.1
U.S.:

6.6

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 15.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.4
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 59.5%
(57.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 69.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 65.9% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 45.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.9%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Dixon compared to Montana state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (46%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Utility gas (6%)

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 Dixon CDP (based on Sanders County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.67%
Here: 34.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodChristian and Missionary Alliance
Adherents25.8%20.3%12.1%11.6%6.0%
Congregations13.8%10.3%10.3%6.9%6.9%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchConservative Congregational Christian ConferenceSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents4.4%3.8%3.1%3.0%9.9%
Congregations17.2%3.4%3.4%3.4%24.1%
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: 5
Sanders County:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Sanders County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Sanders County:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

10.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Sanders County:

22.3%
Montana:

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

14.5%
State:

10.7%

6.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($56,563 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.89%
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  0.71% ($24,074 average AGI)
from Flathead County, MT  0.37% ($22,714)
from Lake County, MT  0.26% ($12,300)


6.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,346 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.74%
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  0.94% ($25,028 average AGI)
to Lake County, MT  0.47% ($26,167)
to Flathead County, MT  0.29% ($21,909)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dixon:

  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KLCY (930 AM; 5 kW; EAST MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGVO (1290 AM; 5 kW; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dixon:

  • KPLG (91.5 FM; PLAINS, MT; Owner: YOUR NETWORK OF PRAISE, 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)
  • KQRK (92.3 FM; RONAN, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLTC-FM (107.5 FM; SUPERIOR, MT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBQQ (106.7 FM; PINESDALE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP INC.)
  • KZOQ-FM (100.1 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KSIL (100.7 FM; WALLACE, ID; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMZL (91.1 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K204EV (88.7 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KALS (97.1 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KALISPELL CHRISTIAN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KMSO (102.5 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: SHEILA CALLAHAN & FRIENDS, INC)
  • KDBR (106.3 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dixon:

  • K05EE (Channel 5; BIG ARM, ETC., MT; Owner: BLACKTAIL TV TAX DISTRICT)
  • K28CF (Channel 28; ST. IGNATIUS, MT; Owner: SALISH KOOTENAI COLLEGE)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 30
Total average daily truck traffic: 4
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 50

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Terah Larsen, +/- 10538 Mt Highway 200 (Lat: 47.308500 Lon: -114.390722), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 60.6 m
    Registrant: 6302218500, Brianm@centralstatestower.Com, 323 SOUTH HALE STREET, SUITE 100
  • Brian Meier, +/- 10538 Mt Highway 200 (Lat: 47.308500 Lon: -114.390722), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 60.6 m
    Registrant: 6302218500, Brianm@centralstatestower.Com, 323 SOUTH HALE STREET, SUITE 100
  • Brian Meier, +/- 10538 Mt Highway 200 (Lat: 47.308500 Lon: -114.390722), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 60.6 m
    Registrant: 6302218500, Brianm@centralstatestower.Com, 323 SOUTH HALE STREET, SUITE 100
  • Lottie L Thompson, +/- 10538 Mt Highway 200 (Lat: 47.308500 Lon: -114.390722), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 60.6 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE
  • Bridget Carter, +/- 10538 Mt Highway 200 (Lat: 47.308500 Lon: -114.390722), Type: 60.6, Structure height: 30089 m, Overall height: 60.6 m
    Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Lat: 47.468250 Lon: -114.258722, Overall height: 16.8 m, Call Sign: WLT707
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6345.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/27/2001, Expiration Date: 03/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 05/01/2010, Certifier: Michael E Zimmerman
    Registrant: The Helein Law Group, P.C., 8180 Greensboro Drive, Suite 700, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 714-1313, Fax: (703) 714-1330, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KB7JUV, Licensee ID: L00150417
    Grant Date: 04/20/2010, Expiration Date: 04/20/2020
    Registrant: Suzan R Rodgers, #12 East Street, Dixon, MT 59831
  • Call Sign: KB7RCK, Licensee ID: L00673943
    Grant Date: 04/22/2003, Expiration Date: 07/20/2013
    Registrant: Lorne E Spence, Hc77 Box 75a, Dixon, MT 59831
  • Call Sign: KB7SAQ, Licensee ID: L00181975
    Grant Date: 10/23/2002, Expiration Date: 01/19/2013, Cancellation Date: 02/23/2007, Certifier: Theresa A Rodgers
    Registrant: Theresa A Rodgers, 8 East Street, Dixon, MT 59831-0158
  • Call Sign: WB7WBJ, Licensee ID: L00308870
    Grant Date: 12/23/2000, Expiration Date: 02/26/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/19/2007
    Registrant: Keith T Rodgers, Dixon, MT 59831
  • Call Sign: KD7HBS, Licensee ID: L00177255
    Grant Date: 09/24/2009, Expiration Date: 11/24/2019, Certifier: Lloyd K Mickelson
    Registrant: Lloyd K Mickelson, Dixon, MT 59831-0061
  • Call Sign: KB7TAR, Previous Call Sign: KB7SAQ, Licensee ID: L00181975
    Grant Date: 02/23/2007, Expiration Date: 02/23/2017, Certifier: Theresa A Rodgers
    Registrant: Theresa A Rodgers, 8 East Street, Dixon, MT 59831-0158
  • Call Sign: K7KTR, Previous Call Sign: WB7WBJ, Licensee ID: L00308870
    Grant Date: 05/19/2007, Expiration Date: 05/19/2017, Certifier: Keith T Rodgers
    Registrant: Keith T Rodgers, #12 East Street, Dixon, MT 59831

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Dixon, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Richard668.4 years
John579.8 years
Robert573.0 years
Charles388.6 years
George374.0 years
Doris371.3 years
Joseph376.4 years
William373.7 years
Everett264.0 years
Lawrence273.0 years
Most common last names in Dixon, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Burtch380.4 years
Cole388.3 years
Middlemist384.6 years
Morigeau368.0 years
Smith359.7 years
Boyd272.5 years
Breuer278.5 years
Browning277.5 years
Ayers276.5 years
Galarneau259.4 years
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