Dixon, Montana

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Population in 2010: 203.
Population change since 2000: -6.0%
Males: 98  (48.4%)
Females: 105  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

47.7 years
Montana median age:

40.5 years

Zip codes: 59831.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $28,592 (it was $15,455 in 2000)
Dixon:

$28,592
MT:

$57,153

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $20,122 (it was $11,379 in 2000)

Dixon CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $115,913 (it was $56,700 in 2000)
Dixon:

$115,913
MT:

$253,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $132,278; detached houses: $151,490; mobile homes: $96,423

Median gross rent in 2019: $589.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dixon: 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 22.3%
(18.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.6% for American Indian residents)

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  • Races in Dixon, MT (2019)
    • 15571.1%White alone
    • 4520.6%American Indian alone
    • 136.0%Hispanic
    • 20.9%Two or more races
    • 10.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Montana and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Dixon, Montana as of November 29, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dixon is 101 to 1.


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Ancestries: European (14.2%), German (9.7%), Irish (4.4%), Norwegian (4.4%), Scotch-Irish (4.4%), Polish (3.5%).

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

6 residents are foreign born (2.7% Europe).

This place:

2.7%
Montana:

2.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,035 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $791 (0.7%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Dixon, MT in 2019
Distribution of house value in Dixon, MT in 2019
Dixon satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
Montana:

4.3%
Most common industries in Dixon, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (21.6%)
  • Educational services (21.6%)
  • Wood products (9.5%)
  • Food (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.8%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (34.1%)
  • Wood products (17.1%)
  • Educational services (17.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (12.2%)
  • Gasoline stations (7.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.9%)
  • Food (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (27.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.2%)
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Food (9.1%)
  • U. S. Postal service (9.1%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
Most common occupations in Dixon, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (17.6%)
  • Carpenters (10.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Food processing workers (6.8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (19.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (7.3%)
  • Cashiers (7.3%)
  • Construction laborers (7.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (27.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.1%)
  • Food processing workers (9.1%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (6.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.1%)

Average climate in Dixon, 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 NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.9. This is about average.

City:

66.9
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

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.:

5.6
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

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.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.36. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.36
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Dixon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 875% 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 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 200.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/6/2017 at 06:30:17, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 7.6 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 88.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 382.7 miles away from Dixon 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 Dixon center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sanders County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 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:

  • DIXON ELEMENTARY (Students: 71, Location: 411 B STREET, Grades: PK-6)
  • DIXON 7-8 (Students: 12, Location: 411 B STREET, Grades: 7-8)
See full list of schools located in Dixon

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Dixon:

Marital status in Dixon, MT
  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

For population 25 years and over in Dixon:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Montana average:

9.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dixon, MT (based on Sanders County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,33318
Other5434
Mainline Protestant4479
Catholic3504
None8,740-
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: 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.
Montana:

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

10.90 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

8.5%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

22.3%
State:

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

14.5%
Montana:

10.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.6%
State:

51.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dixon:

36.7%
Montana:

50.3%

Average BMI:
Dixon:

28.0
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.5%
State:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dixon:

4.6%
Montana:

9.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Dixon:

6.6
Montana:

6.9

Overweight people:
Dixon:

28.3%
State:

34.8%

General health condition:
Here:

50.1%
State:

58.6%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

72.4%
Montana:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dixon, MT Residents

5.09% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,639 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
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  0.83% ($27,606 average AGI)
to Lake County, MT  0.68% ($24,963)

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)

Dixon fatal accident list:

Oct 16, 2017 00:05 AM, Cr-Selow Creek Road, Lat: 47.312550, Lon: -114.309147, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 4, 2012 09:00 PM, Bench Road, Lat: 47.308886, Lon: -114.318344, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 9.0mTotal length
  • 1,986Total average daily traffic
  • 212Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,289Total future (year 2013) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Terah Larsen, +/- 10538 Mt Highway 200 (Lat: 47.308500 Lon: -114.390722), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 60.6 m, Registrant: Cst Holdings LLC, Brianm@centralstatestower.Com, , Wheat-on, Phone: (630) 221-8500
  • Brian Meier, +/- 10538 Mt Highway 200 (Lat: 47.308500 Lon: -114.390722), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 60.6 m, Registrant: Cst Holdings LLC, Brianm@centralstatestower.Com, , Wheat-on, Phone: (630) 221-8500
  • Brian Meier, +/- 10538 Mt Highway 200 (Lat: 47.308500 Lon: -114.390722), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 60.6 m, Registrant: Central States Tower Holdings, LLC, Brianm@centralstatestower.Com, , Wheat-on, Phone: (630) 221-8500
  • Lottie L Thompson, +/- 10538 Mt Highway 200 (Lat: 47.308500 Lon: -114.390722), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 60.6 m, Registrant: Spectrasite Communications, Inc. Through American Towers, Inc., Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, , Schau-mburg, Phone: (847) 240-1508
  • 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: Spectrasite Communications, LLC. Through American Towers, LLC., Faa-Fcc@americantower.Com, , Wobur-n, Phone: (678) 265-6770
  • Jacob T Chapman, +/- 10538 Mt Highway 200 (Lat: 47.308500 Lon: -114.390722), Type: 60.6, Structure height: 30089 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Registrant: American Towers LLC, Faa-Fcc@americantower.Com, , Wobur-n, Phone: (781) 926-4500

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:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dixon)
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dixon, MT
  • 38.1%Wood
  • 23.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 20.6%Electricity
  • 17.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dixon, MT
  • 43.5%Wood
  • 26.1%Electricity
  • 21.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Dixon compared to Montana state average:

  • Median household income 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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