East Helena, Montana

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Population in 2017: 2,067 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +25.9%
Males: 1,034  (50.1%)
Females: 1,033  (49.9%)
Median resident age:

35.0 years
Montana median age:

40.0 years

Zip codes: 59601, 59635.

East Helena Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,236 (it was $31,071 in 2000)
East Helena:

$50,236
MT:

$53,386

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,585 (it was $15,893 in 2000)

East Helena town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $205,654 (it was $89,100 in 2000)
East Helena:

$205,654
MT:

$231,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $255,877; detached houses: $274,773; townhouses or other attached units: $151,795; in 2-unit structures: $445,369; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $100,926; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $324,497; mobile homes: $92,951

Median gross rent in 2017: $745.

March 2019 cost of living index in East Helena: 88.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.4%
(6.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.9% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in East Helena, MT (2010)
    • 1,77289.3%White alone
    • 723.6%Hispanic
    • 613.1%American Indian alone
    • 613.1%Two or more races
    • 80.4%Black alone
    • 60.3%Asian alone
    • 40.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Montana and other state lists, there were 21 registered sex offenders living in East Helena, Montana as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in East Helena is 111 to 1.


Crime rates in East Helena by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(53.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(50.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(214.4)
3
(142.3)
4
(186.1)
2
(92.0)
7
(317.6)
1
(50.0)
1
(48.7)
2
(97.5)
1
(48.5)
1
(48.3)
2
(96.9)
5
(239.9)
7
(337.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(107.2)
7
(332.1)
14
(651.5)
9
(414.2)
2
(90.7)
2
(99.9)
1
(48.7)
6
(292.4)
1
(48.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(96.9)
8
(383.9)
5
(241.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
29
(1,554)
19
(901.3)
18
(837.6)
13
(598.3)
24
(1,089)
12
(599.4)
11
(535.3)
12
(584.8)
14
(679.3)
9
(434.6)
16
(774.8)
27
(1,296)
49
(2,361)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(214.4)
3
(142.3)
1
(46.5)
2
(92.0)
1
(45.4)
1
(50.0)
4
(194.6)
1
(48.7)
2
(97.0)
2
(96.6)
0
(0.0)
7
(335.9)
12
(578.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.4)
1
(46.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)172.699.1120.1115.5117.159.950.167.362.673.457.1153.6239.5

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City-data.com crime index in East Helena, MT

Crime rate in East Helena detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.41
Montana average:

1.73
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Ancestries: German (28.8%), Irish (11.5%), Danish (5.4%), Scottish (3.5%), French (2.1%), Dutch (2.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3874 feet

Land area: 0.84 square miles.

Population density: 2,472 people per square mile   (low).

East Helena, Montana map

5 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.2%
Montana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,830 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,629 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Great Falls, MT (69.8 miles , pop. 56,690).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (487.4 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (903.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Helena Valley Southeast, MT (1.2 miles ),
Montana City, MT (1.9 miles ),
South Hills, MT (2.1 miles ),
Helena, MT (2.3 miles ),
Helena Valley Northeast, MT (2.4 miles ),
Helena Valley West Central, MT (2.7 miles ),
Helena West Side, MT (2.8 miles ),
Clancy, MT (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 46.59 N, Longitude: 111.92 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

Distribution of median household income in East Helena, MT in 2017
Distribution of house value in East Helena, MT in 2017

East Helena satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Montana:

4.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +142 (+9.5%).
Most common industries in East Helena, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (14.0%)
  • Health care (10.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Construction (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (15.4%)
  • Public administration (12.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.5%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.3%)
  • Public administration (15.3%)
  • Educational services (9.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.6%)
  • Social assistance (5.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
Most common occupations in East Helena, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Child care workers (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4.9%)

Average climate in East Helena, Montana

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East Helena, Montana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 79.7. This is about average.

City:

79.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.126. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.126
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.401. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.401
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 36.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 27.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.81
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.141. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.141
U.S.:

0.010

Earthquake activity:

East Helena-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Montana state average. It is 61% 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 152.7 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 196.5 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 144.3 miles away from East Helena 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 88.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 505.4 miles away from East Helena center
On 8/22/1984 at 09:46:30, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 175.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
East Helena topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near East Helena:

  • SHODAIR CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 4 miles away; HELENA, MT)
  • COONEY CONVALESCENT HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; HELENA, MT)
  • ST PETERS HOSPITAL DIALYSIS UNIT (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; HELENA, MT)
  • HOSPICE OF ST PETERS COMM HOSP (Hospital, about 4 miles away; HELENA, MT)
  • ST PETER'S HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; HELENA, MT)
  • BIG SKY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; HELENA, MT)
  • HOMELINK OF ST PETER'S (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; HELENA, MT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Helena:

  • Montana State University (about 77 miles; Bozeman, MT; Full-time enrollment: 12,942)
  • The University of Montana (about 100 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 172 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 193 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • North Idaho College (about 242 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • University of Idaho (about 243 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 244 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)

Private high school in East Helena:

  • HELENA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 192, Location: 3384 CANYON FERRY RD BLDG A, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in East Helena:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in East Helena: Stewarts RV Park (A), East Helena (B), East Helena Police Department (C), East Helena Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in East Helena include: Church of the Nativity Episcopal (A), Maranatha Baptist Church (B), Saints Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church (C), East Helena United Methodist Church (D), East Helena Family Life Center (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: East Helena Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in East Helena include: Kennedy Park (1), Main Street Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lewis and Clark 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 East Helena and their reported violations in the past:

EAST HELENA CITY OF (Population served: 2,114, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In AUG-14-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2005), St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2006)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In AUG-14-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-21-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-21-2004), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2006)
EASTGATE VILLAGE SEWER AND WATER (Population served: 2,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2014), St Compliance achieved (JAN-29-2014)
LA CASA GRANDE WATER AND SEWER DISTRICT (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-19-2008), St Public Notif requested (JAN-19-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2008), St Other (JUL-31-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-19-2008), St Civil Case under development (SEP-11-2008), St No addtl Formal Action needed (NOV-06-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
DAVIS MEADOW VILLAGE (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-18-2011)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 127 regular monitoring violations
BUZZ INN THE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2013)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 129 regular monitoring violations
MCDONALD TRAILER CT (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-28-2013)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-19-2008), St Public Notif requested (JAN-19-2008), St Other (JUL-31-2008), St No addtl Formal Action needed (SEP-03-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-27-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-03-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2009)
  • 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-30-2009)
  • 15 routine major monitoring violations
  • 103 regular monitoring violations
BAHNY BRAE SUBDIVISION (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-16-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-16-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-16-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-16-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-23-2009)
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 Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Montana:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

60.3%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.8%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Banks with branches in East Helena (2011 data):

  • Valley Bank of Helena: East Helena Branch at 101 South Lane Avenue, branch established on 1911/01/01. Info updated 2011/05/11: Bank assets: $462.1 mil, Deposits: $304.4 mil, headquarters in Helena, MT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Glacier Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in East Helena:

Marital status in East Helena, MT
  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 19.1%

For population 25 years and over in East Helena:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Montana average:

10.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for East Helena, MT (based on Lewis and Clark County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,8008
Evangelical Protestant7,37247
Mainline Protestant5,13414
Other3,20213
Orthodox151
None38,872-
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: 8
Lewis and Clark County:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
This county:

3.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 52
This county:

8.68 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

7.1%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

21.0%
State:

23.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lewis and Clark County:

8.3%
Montana:

10.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

52.9%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

52.8%
State:

48.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.1%
Montana:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.7%
State:

9.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
East Helena:

6.9
Montana:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

40.6%
Montana:

35.3%

General health condition:
East Helena:

58.7%
State:

57.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.0%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of East Helena, 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 7$17,739$30,4100$0
Water Supply 1$3,708$44,4960$0
Financial Administration 1$4,306$51,6720$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,768$45,2160$0
Sewerage 1$4,698$56,3760$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,529$42,3480$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$410
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$1,698
Totals for Government 12$37,748$37,7485$2,108

East Helena government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $3,381,000 ($1635.70)
    Water Utilities: $654,000 ($316.40)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $512,000 ($247.70)
    Central Staff Services: $392,000 ($189.65)
    Sewerage: $241,000 ($116.59)
    Water Utilities: $231,000 ($111.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $148,000 ($71.60)
    Regular Highways: $108,000 ($52.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $68,000 ($32.90)
    General - Other: $40,000 ($19.35)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.48)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $62,000 ($30.00)
    Benefit Payments: $25,000 ($12.09)
    Corporate Bonds: $11,000 ($5.32)
    Withdrawals: $0 ($0.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $145,000 ($70.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $62,000 ($30.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($2.90)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $619,000 ($299.47)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $159,000 ($76.92)

East Helena government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $193,000 ($93.37)
    Sewerage: $93,000 ($44.99)
    Other: $10,000 ($4.84)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $9,000 ($4.35)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-4,000 ($-1.94)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Natural Resources: $486,000 ($235.12)
    Housing and Community Development: $30,000 ($14.51)
    Other: $3,000 ($1.45)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $44,000 ($21.29)
    Fines and Forfeits: $43,000 ($20.80)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $827,000 ($400.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $554,000 ($268.02)
    Other: $99,000 ($47.90)
    Highways: $50,000 ($24.19)
  • Tax - Property: $525,000 ($253.99)
    Other License: $21,000 ($10.16)

East Helena government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,296,000 ($3529.75)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,898,000 ($3337.20)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $398,000 ($192.55)

East Helena government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $4,000 ($1.94)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,083,000 ($1007.74)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $530,000 ($256.41)

7.10% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,945 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
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 Jefferson County, MT  0.52% ($59,479 average AGI)
from Gallatin County, MT  0.43% ($51,016)
from Missoula County, MT  0.41% ($39,105)


6.31% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,128 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.31%
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 Jefferson County, MT  0.53% ($76,805 average AGI)
to Missoula County, MT  0.48% ($39,571)
to Gallatin County, MT  0.46% ($42,180)

Strongest AM radio stations in East Helena:

  • KKGR (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: KKGR, INC.)
  • KMTX (950 AM; 5 kW; HELENA, MT; Owner: CAPRI, INC)
  • KBLL (1240 AM; 1 kW; HELENA, MT; Owner: HOLTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCAP (1340 AM; 1 kW; HELENA, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KBOW (550 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KMON (560 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KXTL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KEIN (1310 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: MUNSON RADIO, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBOZ (1090 AM; 5 kW; BOZEMAN, MT; Owner: REIER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Helena:

  • KVCM (103.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KBLL-FM (99.5 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: HOLTER BROASDCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • KMTX-FM (105.3 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: CAPRI, INC)
  • KZMT (101.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KUHM (91.7 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA)
  • KHKR-FM (104.1 FM; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • K210BF (89.9 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KAPC (91.3 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA)
  • KOPR (94.1 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • 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.)
  • KIKF (104.9 FM; CASCADE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP INC.)
  • KINX (107.3 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP INC.)
  • K213CB (90.5 FM; DEER LODGE, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around East Helena:

  • KHBB-LP (Channel 21; HELENA, MT; Owner: KFBB CORPORATION)
  • KMTF (Channel 10; HELENA, MT; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K36CX (Channel 36; CLANCY, MT; Owner: BOULDER TV TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)

East Helena fatal accident list:

Aug 12, 2017 01:40 PM, Us-12, Cr-518, Lat: 46.586458, Lon: -111.909422, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 22, 2015 01:10 PM, Us-12, Sr-518, Lat: 46.586458, Lon: -111.909442, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 4, 2009 06:00 PM, Shar Court, Lat: 46.609161, Lon: -111.932661, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 30, 1977 03:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 21, 1976 07:05 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 21, 1975 07:05 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.1mTotal length
  • 16,853Total average daily traffic
  • 556Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,344Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in East Helena)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Eldorado Bar 10.4 Mi N (Lat: 46.733556 Lon: -111.862778), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPJK697,
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.700 MHz, Grant Date: 07/27/2001, Expiration Date: 07/27/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/01/2011, Certifier: Joe Cipriano, Registrant: Crum Electronics Inc, 665 Fair Rd, Helena, MT 59601
  • El Dorado Heights 10.4 Mi N (Lat: 46.734111 Lon: -111.862778), Type: Building, Structure height: 8 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WPKL219,
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.600 MHz, 468.800 MHz, Grant Date: 03/14/2002, Expiration Date: 03/31/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2012, Certifier: Gloria Giles, Registrant: Crum Electronics Inc, 665 Faw Rd, Helena, MT 59601
  • 2.4 Mi S (Lat: 46.556611 Lon: -111.918056), Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: KAZ514,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.300 MHz, 451.300 MHz, 451.300 MHz, 451.300 MHz, Grant Date: 11/20/2003, Expiration Date: 01/10/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2011, Registrant: Qwest Corporation, 700 W. Mineral Ave., Rm. Ia-C7.18, Littleton, CO 80120, Phone: (303) 707-8714, Fax: (303) 707-9711, Email:
  • Mcclellan Creek Tanks Off Mcclellan Cr Rd (Lat: 46.555500 Lon: -111.890833), Call Sign: WNKJ219, Licensee ID: L00082885,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.390 MHz, Grant Date: 11/27/2012, Expiration Date: 12/01/2022, Registrant: City Of East Helena, 7 E Mian, East Helena, MT 59635, Phone: (406) 227-5321
  • Radial Wells Off Mc Clelan Creek (Lat: 46.550222 Lon: -111.888611), Call Sign: WNKJ220, Licensee ID: L00082885,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.390 MHz, Grant Date: 11/27/2012, Expiration Date: 12/01/2022, Registrant: City Of East Helena, East Helena, MT 59635, Phone: (406) 227-5321
  • Off N Wiley Rd (Lat: 46.617444 Lon: -112.938389), Call Sign: WNPA768, Licensee ID: L00082885,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.390 MHz, Grant Date: 04/04/2014, Expiration Date: 04/04/2024, Registrant: City Of East Helena, 306 East Main Po Box1170, East Helena, MT 59635, Phone: (406) 227-5321
  • Lat: 46.589056 Lon: -111.877028, Call Sign: WQZN479,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.962 MHz, Grant Date: 06/16/2017, Expiration Date: 06/16/2027, Certifier: Bill Magert, Registrant: Industrial Communications And Electronics, 201 Erie Drive, Billings, MT 59107, Phone: (406) 259-1212, Fax: (406) 259-9989, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in East Helena)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in East Helena)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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 20. The highest number of fires - 46 took place in 2006, and the least - 6 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in East Helena, MT When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (46.1%), and Structure Fires (35.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in East Helena, MT
    • 15446.1%Outside Fires
    • 11835.3%Structure Fires
    • 339.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 298.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for East Helena, MT
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in East Helena, MT
  • 74.6%Utility gas
  • 14.7%Electricity
  • 10.0%Wood
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in East Helena, MT
  • 48.2%Electricity
  • 44.9%Utility gas
  • 3.6%Wood
  • 3.3%Other fuel


East Helena compared to Montana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below 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.
There are 17 pilots and 19 other airmen in this city.
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