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Population in 2010: 219. Population change since 2000: -2.7%
Males: 115  (52.7%)
Females: 104  (47.3%)

Median resident age:  48.6 years
Montana median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 59728.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $63,217 (it was $31,964 in 2000)
Elliston:

$63,217
MT:

$45,076
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,897

Elliston CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $178,842 (it was $85,000 in 2000)
Elliston:

$178,842
MT:

$184,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $160,286; Detached houses: $171,399; Mobile homes: $90,573

Median gross rent in 2012: $475.

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  • White alone - 207 (94.5%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (2.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (2.3%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Elliston: 89.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (27.9%), Irish (22.4%), English (18.8%), Norwegian (15.6%), French (3.9%), Hungarian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5054 feet

Land area: 8.80 square miles.

Population density: 25 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Elliston:

  • High school or higher: 96.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elliston CDP:

  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 1.9%
  • Divorced: 16.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,063 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $970 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (77.1 miles , pop. 57,053).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (471.0 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (902.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Avon, MT (2.8 miles) , Marysville, MT (3.8 miles) , Helena West Side, MT (4.2 miles ), Deer Lodge, MT (4.3 miles ), Garrison, MT (4.3 miles) , Helena, MT (4.5 miles ), Helena Valley West Central, MT (4.5 miles ), South Hills, MT (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 46.57 N, Longitude: 112.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

Elliston household income distribution Elliston home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.3%
Montana:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (48%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (35%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (10%)
  • Life and physical scientists (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Electricians (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Computer specialists (16%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (11%)
  • Customer service representatives (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other financial specialists (5%)
  • Mathematical science occupations (5%)
  • Life and physical scientists (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Elliston-area historical earthquake activity is above Montana state average. It is 43% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 81.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/8/2007 at 15:46:49, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.7 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.5 miles away from Elliston center
On 6/28/2000 at 14:28:31, a magnitude 4.5 (4.0 MB, 4.5 ML, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2006 at 00:05:32, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 3.6 MS, 4.1 MW, 4.0 ML, Depth: 7.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1998 at 03:11:54, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MD, 4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.7 miles away from Elliston center
On 5/24/2000 at 04:22:06, a magnitude 4.2 (3.7 MB, 4.2 MD, Depth: 1.6 mi) earthquake occurred 52.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Powell County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Airports located in Elliston:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elliston:

  • The University of Montana (about 76 miles; Missoula, MT; Full-time enrollment: 11,744)
  • Montana State University (about 92 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 9,518)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 193 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 12,325)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 196 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • University of Idaho (about 218 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 9,625)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 219 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 2,534)
  • North Idaho College (about 219 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 3,090)

Public elementary/middle school in Elliston:

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

Creeks: Dog Creek (A), Elliston Creek (B), Hurd Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Powell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2009 was 25.6. This is better than average.
City:

25.6
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 5.07. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.07
U.S.:

4.12
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2000 was 0.850. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.850
U.S.:

0.103
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 7.98. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.98
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Elliston and their reported violations in the past:

STONERS LAST CHANCE SALOON (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.8%
(7.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  61.6%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.1%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Elliston, MT

Elliston compared to Montana 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Elliston travel time to work - commute


Elliston mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Other fuel (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Elliston CDP (based on Powell County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.27%
Here37.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodLutheran ChurchSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents58.0%9.3%7.5%6.1%4.9%
Congregations23.5%5.9%5.9%5.9%11.8%
NameEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Free Church of AmericaCommunity Church of ChristOther
Adherents3.7%3.6%1.7%1.4%3.9%
Congregations5.9%5.9%5.9%5.9%23.5%
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: 2
Powell County:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%

10.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,709 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.04%
Montana average:

8.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Silver Bow County, MT  0.84% ($23,706 average AGI)
from Missoula County, MT  0.74% ($14,733)
from Deer Lodge County, MT  0.64% ($37,000)


8.87% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,203 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.87%
Montana average:

7.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Missoula County, MT  1.15% ($17,565 average AGI)
to Lewis and Clark County, MT  1.05% ($26,619)
to Deer Lodge County, MT  0.80% ($31,625)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elliston:

  • KMTX (950 AM; 5 kW; HELENA, MT; Owner: CAPRI, INC)
  • KKGR (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: KKGR, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBOW (550 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KBCK (1400 AM; 1 kW; DEER LODGE, MT; Owner: JIMMY RAY CARROLL)
  • KXTL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KCAP (1340 AM; 1 kW; HELENA, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KBLL (1240 AM; 1 kW; HELENA, MT; Owner: HOLTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMON (560 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KANA (580 AM; 1 kW; ANACONDA, MT; Owner: JIMMY RAY CARROLL)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elliston:

  • KMTX-FM (105.3 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: CAPRI, INC)
  • KZMT (101.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KVCM (103.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K213CB (90.5 FM; DEER LODGE, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K210BF (89.9 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KUHM (91.7 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA)
  • KHKR-FM (104.1 FM; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KQRV (96.9 FM; DEER LODGE, MT; Owner: ROBERT CUMMINGS TOOLE)
  • KGLM-FM (97.7 FM; ANACONDA, MT; Owner: JIMMY RAY CARROLL)

TV broadcast stations around Elliston:

  • KMTF (Channel 10; HELENA, MT; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Elliston)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, 50 Yards N Of Town Adjacent To Railroad Tracks (Lat: 46.559083 Lon: -112.403333), Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WNEY528
    Assigned Frequencies: 2194.40 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/09/2009, Expiration Date: 06/16/2019, Certifier: Robert Leedham
    Registrant: Montana Rail Link Inc, 101 International Way, Missoula, MT 59808, Phone: (406) 523-1461, Fax: (406) 523-1529, Email:
  • FRONTIER TWN, 13 Miles West Of Helena, Mt And 2.3 Miles North Of Us Highway 12, Macdonald Pass (Lat: 46.594583 Lon: -112.298833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WQIE801
    Assigned Frequencies: 11137.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/18/2008, Expiration Date: 01/18/2018, Certifier: Christopher Goldman
    Registrant: Gogo LLC, 1250 N. Arlington Heights Road, Itasca, IL 60143, Phone: (630) 790-8485, Email:
  • MCDONALD, 5.5 Mi E Of (Lat: 46.571306 Lon: -112.315000), Overall height: 22.9 m, Call Sign: WLL795, Licensee ID: L00896575
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.90 MHz, 6226.90 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.20 MHz, 6286.20 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6315.84 MHz... (+4 more)
    Grant Date: 01/30/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2011, Certifier: Robert A Esty
    Registrant: International Communications Group, Inc. D/B/A Corban Networks

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: W7IGQ
    Grant Date: 08/19/1994, Expiration Date: 08/19/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/22/2006
    Registrant: Vern C Knopf, Elliston, MT 59728
  • Call Sign: N3ZB, Previous Call Sign: N3ZSB, Licensee ID: L00152024
    Grant Date: 08/11/2009, Expiration Date: 10/26/2019, Certifier: Ralph J Rizzo
    Registrant: Ralph J Rizzo, Elliston, MT 59728
  • Call Sign: K7IT, Previous Call Sign: KE7VUY, Licensee ID: L01430438
    Grant Date: 12/05/2008, Expiration Date: 12/05/2018, Certifier: Gary J Murdock
    Registrant: Gary J Murdock, 608 West Main Street, Elliston, MT 59728

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9070M , Serial Number: 18264664, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 03/25/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Bruce G Wood, Po Box 230, Elliston, MT 59728



Most common first names in Elliston, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John458.2 years
Harold380.4 years
Charles364.3 years
Walter382.0 years
Ethel277.4 years
Albert260.5 years
George279.0 years
Ann249.5 years
Henry283.0 years
Leo270.6 years
Most common last names in Elliston, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lauri480.0 years
Thompson483.7 years
White489.7 years
Lindquist374.1 years
Huebsch368.0 years
Newman371.0 years
Ward361.6 years
Johnson269.4 years
Jackson283.0 years
Marshall276.0 years
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