Fallon, Montana

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Population in 2010: 164. Population change since 2000: +18.8%
Males: 101  (62.1%)
Females: 63  (37.9%)
Median resident age:  48.3 years
Montana median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 59326, 59349.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,426 (it was $16,818 in 2000)
Fallon:

$38,426
MT:

$45,076
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,255 (it was $9,701 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $72,910 (it was $35,900 in 2000)
Fallon:

$72,910
MT:

$184,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $186,197; Detached houses: $196,649; Mobile homes: $120,000
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  • White alone - 158 (96.3%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (3.7%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fallon: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (36.9%), United States (16.2%), Norwegian (12.6%), Swedish (6.1%), French Canadian (3.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2209 feet

Land area: 5.07 square miles.

Population density: 32 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Fallon:

  • High school or higher: 76.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fallon CDP:

  • Never married: 31.4%
  • Now married: 50.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.7%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

9 residents are foreign born (4.7% Europe).

This place:  4.7%
Montana:  1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $8,083 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $465 (0.9%)

Fallon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Billings, MT (178.5 miles , pop. 89,847).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (481.5 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (927.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Terry, MT (3.1 miles ), Shirley-Ismay, MT (5.0 miles ), West Glendive, MT (5.1 miles ), Glendive, MT (5.2 miles ), Ismay, MT (5.3 miles) , North Custer, MT (6.2 miles ), Plevna, MT (6.4 miles) , Pine Hills-St. Phillips, MT (6.5 miles ).

Latitude: 46.84 N, Longitude: 105.12 W

Area code: 406

Fallon household income distribution Fallon home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.7%
Montana:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (28%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (22%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (30%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (22%)
  • Food processing workers (13%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (9%)
  • Construction laborers (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Lawyers (14%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (14%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (10%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Registered nurses (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)

Average climate in Fallon, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Fallon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Montana state average. It is 34% smaller 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 309.8 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 462.0 miles away from Fallon 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 309.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 184.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 184.7 miles away from Fallon center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 307.9 miles away from the city 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 Prairie County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Fallon:

  • PRAIRIE COMMUNITY N H (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; TERRY, MT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fallon:

  • Sheridan College (about 168 miles; Sheridan, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,070)
  • Black Hills State University (about 173 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 178 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • Minot State University (about 204 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Bismarck State College (about 204 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 208 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 213 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)

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Notable locations in Fallon: Harvest States Cooperatives Elevator (A), Fallon Hall (B), Fallon (C), Fallon Rural Fire District (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fallon include: Grace Lutheran Parish (A), Evangelical Church of North America (B), Hope American Lutheran Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: O'Fallon Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Fallon: Walther Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Prairie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.6%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 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:  8.3%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Fallon compared to Montana state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Wood (23%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Other fuel (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fallon CDP (based on Prairie County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.15%
Here: 74.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

Name The Wesleyan ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchOther
Adherents35.1%28.6%13.4%8.0%15.0%
Congregations16.7%16.7%16.7%16.7%33.3%
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: 1
Prairie County:

9.59 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

9.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

19.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Prairie County:

26.7%
Montana:

23.1%

5.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,407 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
Montana average:

6.86%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.


8.72% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,854 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.72%
Montana average:

6.73%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in Fallon:

  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGLE (590 AM; 1 kW; GLENDIVE, MT; Owner: FRIENDS OF CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • KFLN (960 AM; 5 kW; BAKER, MT; Owner: NEWELL BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KXGN (1400 AM; 1 kW; GLENDIVE, MT; Owner: GLENDIVE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIKC (1250 AM; 5 kW; FORSYTH, MT; Owner: MILES CITY, FORSYTH B/DCSTG, INC.)
  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fallon:

  • K215CW (90.9 FM; GLENDIVE, MT; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KKRY (92.5 FM; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K220DF (91.9 FM; TERRY, ETC., MT; Owner: DAWSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fallon)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 6.5 Mi Nnw (Lat: 46.923333 Lon: -105.162750), Call Sign: WNPM711
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.475 MHz, 462.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/06/2003, Expiration Date: 12/23/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2010, Certifier: Robert C Leeham
    Registrant: The Burlington Northern And Santa Fe Railway Company, 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4613, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • FALLON, 7.5 Miles Nnw Of (Lat: 46.924444 Lon: -105.165806), Overall height: 66.4 m, Call Sign: KOY55
    Assigned Frequencies: 4190.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/15/2000, Expiration Date: 02/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 09/25/2000
    Registrant: At&t Corp., 1200 Peachtree Street, Locn 5w23, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 810-4021, Fax: (404) 810-7349, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 3 Miles Se Of Fallon (Lat: 46.803056 Lon: -105.067750), Call Sign: KOH282, Licensee ID: L00006110
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.570 MHz
    Expiration Date: 07/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 04/05/1999
    Registrant: Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative, Inc., Circle, MT 59215

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KD7BXS, Licensee ID: L00154980
    Grant Date: 08/22/2008, Expiration Date: 08/22/2018
    Registrant: Jackie R Runner, 414 Cato Avenue, Fallon, MT 59326
  • Call Sign: N7AQQ, Licensee ID: L00322669
    Grant Date: 08/15/2007, Expiration Date: 10/21/2017
    Registrant: Mikel D Huseby, 400 Hansen Avenue, Fallon, MT 59326-0274
  • Call Sign: KF7UVN, Licensee ID: L01697888
    Grant Date: 03/22/2012, Expiration Date: 03/22/2022, Certifier: Tyrel G Huseby
    Registrant: Tyrel G Huseby, Fallon, MT 59326
  • Call Sign: KF7WHF, Licensee ID: L01716931
    Grant Date: 06/14/2012, Expiration Date: 06/14/2022, Certifier: Ramona V Huseby
    Registrant: Ramona V Huseby, 400 Hansen Ave, Fallon, MT 59326

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7EC (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4336C , Serial Number: 7EC-352, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 10/11/1955
    Registrant (Corporation): Haidle Inc, Box 63, Fallon, MT 59326
  • Aircraft: W H WILKERSON NESMITH COUGAR (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 146 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7703 , Serial Number: TM-1, Year manufactured: 1966
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, General Delivery, Fallon, MT 59326

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