Elmo, Montana

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Population in 2010: 180. Population change since 2000: +25.9%
Males: 62  (34.6%)
Females: 118  (65.4%)
Median resident age:  29.3 years
Montana median age:  40.1 years

Zip code: 59915

Estimated median household income in 2016: $11,536 (it was $8,036 in 2000)
Elmo:

$11,536
MT:

$50,027

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,985 (it was $2,778 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $262,214 (it was $128,800 in 2000)
Elmo:

$262,214
MT:

$217,200

Median gross rent in 2016: $693.

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    Elmo races chart
    • 13273.3%American Indian alone
    • 4122.8%White alone
    • 42.2%Two or more races
    • 31.7%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Elmo: 102.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2909 feet

Land area: 0.33 square miles.

Population density: 554 people per square mile   (low).

Elmo, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in Elmo:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 43.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elmo CDP:

  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 21.2%



According to our research of Montana and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Elmo, Montana as of December 14, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Elmo to the number of sex offenders is 122 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Elmo CDP:  0.0% ($0)
Montana:  1.3% ($1,212)

Elmo satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (68.6 miles , pop. 57,053).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (363.9 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (973.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Big Arm, MT (1.9 miles) , Dayton, MT (2.0 miles) , Lindisfarne, MT (2.4 miles ), Lake Mary Ronan, MT (2.9 miles) , Rollins, MT (3.0 miles) , Niarada, MT (3.1 miles) , Rocky Point, MT (3.2 miles) , Kings Point, MT (3.2 miles) .

Latitude: 47.83 N, Longitude: 114.35 W

Area code: 406

Elmo household income distribution Elmo home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
Montana:

3.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (62%)
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Other services, except public administration (30%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (29%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health technologists and technicians (62%)
  • Management occupations (36%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (30%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Elmo, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Elmo-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Montana state average. It is 75% 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 286.6 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 260.8 miles away from Elmo 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 382.6 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 388.2 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 530.3 miles away from Elmo 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 188.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lake County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elmo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Elmo:

  • POLSON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; POLSON, MT)
  • PROVIDENCE ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; POLSON, MT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elmo:

  • The University of Montana (about 70 miles; Missoula, MT; Full-time enrollment: 13,602)
  • North Idaho College (about 115 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Spokane Community College (about 141 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Gonzaga University (about 143 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Whitworth University (about 143 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 146 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • University of Idaho (about 147 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)

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Notable location: Chief Cliff Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake 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 2010 was 60.1. This is better than average.

City:

60.1
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 13.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 8.48. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.48
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 27.6%
(55.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  64.4%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  12.3%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.1
Montana average:

9.8

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Elmo CDP (based on Lake County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,1007
Evangelical Protestant2,75730
Mainline Protestant1,98511
Other1,4495
None17,455-
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: 10
Lake County:

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Lake County:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

9.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lake County:

25.9%
Montana:

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

14.6%
State:

10.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Elmo:

44.8%
Montana:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Elmo:

41.2%
Montana:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.0
Montana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Elmo:

30.3%
Montana:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.2%
Montana:

9.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.4
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

25.5%
Montana:

35.3%

General health condition:
Elmo:

49.0%
Montana:

57.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.2%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elmo, MT Residents

6.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,932 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.68%
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  1.06% ($27,495 average AGI)
from Flathead County, MT  0.69% ($32,138)
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.22% ($29,762)


6.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,850 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
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  0.99% ($28,054 average AGI)
to Flathead County, MT  0.56% ($34,623)
to Gallatin County, MT  0.23% ($20,636)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elmo:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Elmo:

  • KQRK (92.3 FM; RONAN, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KALS (97.1 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KALISPELL CHRISTIAN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KSIL (100.7 FM; WALLACE, ID; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDBR (106.3 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPLG (91.5 FM; PLAINS, MT; Owner: YOUR NETWORK OF PRAISE, INC.)
  • KKMT (95.9 FM; COLUMBIA FALLS, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBBZ (98.5 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGGL (93.3 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KZMN (103.9 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KYSS-FM (94.9 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUFM (89.1 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA)
  • KLTC-FM (107.5 FM; SUPERIOR, MT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KUKL (89.9 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA)
  • K204CJ (88.7 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC.)
  • K208DI (89.5 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K259AD (99.7 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE B/C INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Elmo:

  • K05EE (Channel 5; BIG ARM, ETC., MT; Owner: BLACKTAIL TV TAX DISTRICT)
  • K07VU (Channel 7; ELMO, MT; Owner: BLACKTAIL TV TAX DISTRICT)
  • K59BW (Channel 59; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K11RX (Channel 11; ELMO, ETC., MT; Owner: BLACKTAIL TV TAX DISTRICT)
  • KCFW-TV (Channel 9; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: EAGLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K20CP (Channel 20; ELMO, MT; Owner: SALISH KOOTENAI COLLEGE)
  • K26DD (Channel 26; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Elmo Well House- 0.1mi W Of Us 93 & Cemetery Rd (Lat: 47.830000 Lon: -114.354389), Type: Building, Structure height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WPFI864
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHzGrant Date: 02/18/2015, Expiration Date: 03/09/2025, Certifier: Alan SloanRegistrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S Pflumm Rd, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Wood (24%)
  • Other fuel (9%)

Elmo compared to Montana state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
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