Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (72.6 miles , pop. 57,053).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (360.7 miles , pop. 563,374).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (971.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Niarada, MT (1.1 miles) , Lonepine, MT (3.2 miles) , Elmo, MT (3.3 miles) , Lake Mary Ronan, MT (3.4 miles) , Big Arm, MT (3.8 miles) , Dayton, MT (3.8 miles) , Camas, MT (4.0 miles) , Hot Springs, MT (4.0 miles ).
Latitude: 47.84 N, Longitude: 114.58 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 406
Unemployment in July 2013:
Average climate in Flathead, Montana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Flathead-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/22/1998 at 01:17:47, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, 4.6 ML, Depth: 7.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 30.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/2/1995 at 19:31:02, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.2 ML, 4.5 ML, Depth: 5.6 mi) earthquake occurred 21.5 miles away from Flathead 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 97.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/1/1992 at 11:33:47, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 3.8 ML, 4.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/29/1995 at 18:10:50, a magnitude 4.1 (3.7 ML, 4.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 21.2 miles away from Flathead center
On 3/22/2006 at 17:24:32, a magnitude 4.3 (3.6 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.2 ML, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Flathead County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Landslide: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Flathead:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 17.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 8.49. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Flathead compared to Montana state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Flathead CCD (based on Flathead County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.00%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 15
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Number of full-service restaurants: 97
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,971 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($252 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.22% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,000 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($327 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
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