Edgar, Montana

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Population in 2010: 114.
Males: 69  (61.1%)
Females: 45  (38.9%)
Median resident age:

55.5 years
Montana median age:

40.0 years

Zip code: 59026

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,955
Edgar:

$51,955
MT:

$53,386

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,519

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $264,860
Edgar:

$264,860
MT:

$231,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $152,136; detached houses: $151,301

Median gross rent in 2017: $740.

March 2019 cost of living index in Edgar: 88.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.3%
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  • Races in Edgar, MT (2010)
    • 11399.1%White alone
    • 10.9%Hispanic
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Ancestries: German (88.9%), European (3.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3463 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $796 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $751 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Billings, MT (27.0 miles , pop. 89,847).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (433.5 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (843.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Fromberg, MT (2.4 miles ),
Joliet, MT (2.4 miles ),
Silesia, MT (2.5 miles),
Boyd, MT (3.2 miles),
Park City, MT (3.4 miles ),
Bridger, MT (3.5 miles ),
Laurel, MT (3.9 miles ),
Pryor, MT (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 45.46 N, Longitude: 108.85 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

Distribution of median household income in Edgar, MT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Edgar, MT in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
Montana:

4.2%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2015 was 11.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2004 was 0.498. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 25.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.498
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 1.38. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.38
U.S.:

1.79

Earthquake activity:

Edgar-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Montana state average. It is 20% 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 107.9 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 261.3 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 107.1 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 180.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 213.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 299.6 miles away from Edgar 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 Carbon County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Edgar:

  • LAUREL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LAUREL, MT)
  • LAUREL HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LAUREL, MT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Edgar:

  • Montana State University-Billings (about 28 miles; Billings, MT; Full-time enrollment: 4,319)
  • Sheridan College (about 106 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Montana State University (about 108 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 184 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Casper College (about 222 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Idaho State University (about 253 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • Black Hills State University (about 253 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)

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Notable locations in Edgar: Edgar (A), Edgar Elevator (B), Edgar Rural Fire District 4 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Carbon 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:

2.2 people
Montana:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

61.5%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.8%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Edgar:

Marital status in Edgar, MT
  • Never married: 14.8%
  • Now married: 58.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 21.0%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

For population 25 years and over in Edgar:

  • High school or higher: 77.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Montana average:

10.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Edgar, MT (based on Carbon County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,9674
Mainline Protestant1,0379
Evangelical Protestant74414
Other4062
None5,924-
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: 3
This county:

3.09 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
This county:

3.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
This county:

16.48 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

7.1%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.2%
State:

23.1%

9.36% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,172 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.36%
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 Yellowstone County, MT  3.22% ($62,090 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Edgar:

  • KGHL (790 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KURL (730 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: ELENBAAS MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBUL (970 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBSR (1490 AM; 1 kW; LAUREL, MT; Owner: SUN MOUNTAIN, INC.)
  • KBLG (910 AM; 1 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KPOW (1260 AM; 5 kW; POWELL, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZMQ (1140 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KMZK (1240 AM; 1 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: ELENBAAS MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Edgar:

  • KMXE (99.3 FM; RED LODGE, MT; Owner: SILVER ROCK COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • KRKX (94.1 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KEMC (91.7 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS)
  • KZRV (107.5 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • K244CK (96.7 FM; COWLEY, ETC., WY; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)
  • KZMQ-FM (100.3 FM; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KYYA-FM (93.3 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KRZN (96.3 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KLMT (89.3 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS INC)
  • KCTR-FM (102.9 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBBB (103.7 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRSQ (101.9 FM; LAUREL, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KKBR (97.1 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K296EM (107.1 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Edgar:

  • KULR-TV (Channel 8; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: KULR CORPORATION)
  • K57EW (Channel 57; BRIDGER, ETC., MT; Owner: CLARKS FORK VALLEY TV DISTRICT NO. 1)
  • K59DT (Channel 59; BRIDGER, ETC., MT; Owner: CLARKS FORK VALLEY TV DISTRICT NO. 1)
  • K61EX (Channel 61; BRIDGER, ETC., MT; Owner: CLARKS FORK VALLEY TV DISTRICT NO. 1)
  • K63EA (Channel 63; BRIDGER, ETC., MT; Owner: CLARKS FORK VALLEY TV DISTRICT NO. 1)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 10.8mTotal length
  • $389,000Total costs
  • 700Total average daily traffic
  • 700Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 7 Miles East Of (Lat: 45.448556 Lon: -108.720139), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQAR999,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.100 MHz, Grant Date: 05/23/2014, Expiration Date: 07/27/2024, Certifier: David Davidson, Registrant: Industrial Communications And Electronics, 201 Erie Drive, Billings, MT 59101, Phone: (406) 259-1212

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB7HKZ, Grant Date: 01/11/1999, Expiration Date: 01/11/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2011, Registrant: Betty L Anderson, Box 82, Edgar, MT 59026
  • Call Sign: N5ERJ, Licensee ID: L01226667, Grant Date: 12/22/2006, Expiration Date: 03/04/2017, Cancellation Date: 03/05/2019, Certifier: Travis J Downing, Registrant: Travis J Downing, 216 Elwell, Edgar, MT 59026
  • Call Sign: KI7CSZ, Licensee ID: L02013143, Grant Date: 03/24/2016, Expiration Date: 03/24/2026, Certifier: Robert W Wilson, Registrant: Robert W Wilson, 102 Clark Ave, Edgar, MT 59026

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Edgar, MT
  • 83.6%Utility gas
  • 10.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Edgar, MT
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Edgar compared to Montana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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