Fort Belknap Agency, Montana

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Population in 2010: 1,293. Population change since 2000: +2.5%
Males: 644  (49.9%)
Females: 649  (50.1%)
Median resident age:  23.8 years
Montana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 59526.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $25,748 (it was $22,000 in 2000)
Fort Belknap Agency:

$25,748
MT:

$50,027

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $11,362 (it was $9,053 in 2000)

Fort Belknap Agency CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $87,228 (it was $53,000 in 2000)
Fort Belknap Agency:

$87,228
MT:

$217,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $83,872; Detached houses: $91,671; Mobile homes: $28,328

Median gross rent in 2016: $405.

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  • Races in Fort Belknap Agency, MT (2010)

    Fort Belknap Agency races chart
    • 1,22094.4%American Indian alone
    • 322.5%Hispanic
    • 241.9%White alone
    • 161.2%Two or more races
    • 10.08%Black alone

Races in Fort Belknap Agency detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fort Belknap Agency: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (1.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3972 feet

Land area: 10.8 square miles.

Population density: 119 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Fort Belknap Agency:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 26.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Belknap Agency CDP:

  • Never married: 44.1%
  • Now married: 37.9%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

4 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.3%
Montana:

2.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $620 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $223 (0.3%)

Fort Belknap Agency satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Great Falls, MT (134.8 miles , pop. 56,690).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (622.1 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (1047.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Harlem, MT (2.1 miles ), Fort Belknap, MT (4.5 miles ), Chinook, MT (4.8 miles ), Dodson, MT (4.9 miles) , Turner, MT (5.5 miles) , Lodge Pole, MT (5.6 miles ), Hays, MT (5.8 miles ), Zortman, MT (6.3 miles) .

Latitude: 48.47 N, Longitude: 108.76 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

Fort Belknap Agency household income distribution Fort Belknap Agency home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Montana:

3.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Public administration (41%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (5%)
  • Legal occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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Average climate in Fort Belknap Agency, Montana

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Earthquake activity:

Fort Belknap Agency-area historical earthquake activity is below Montana state average. It is 12% 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 284.7 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 387.7 miles away from Fort Belknap Agency 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 278.9 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 278.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1984 at 09:46:30, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 369.8 miles away from Fort Belknap Agency center
On 10/29/1983 at 23:29:11, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 381.1 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 Blaine County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Fort Belknap Agency:

  • HARLEM REST HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HARLEM, MT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Belknap Agency:

  • Montana State University-Billings (about 186 miles; Billings, MT; Full-time enrollment: 4,319)
  • Montana State University (about 222 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • The University of Montana (about 268 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)
  • Sheridan College (about 271 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Minot State University (about 343 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 354 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Black Hills State University (about 360 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)

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Notable locations in Fort Belknap Agency: Fort Belknap Police Department (A), Pictorial Museum (B), Fort Belknap Volunteer Fire Department Agency Group (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Agency Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Threemile Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Blaine 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 2016: 48.8%
(69.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 49.6% for American Indian residents, 50.0% for other race residents, 17.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.5 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  81.7%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  12.8%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
10 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
5 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

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Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Montana average:

9.8

Fort Belknap Agency travel time to work - commute Fort Belknap Agency mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Fort Belknap Agency CDP (based on Blaine County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,5806
Mainline Protestant6138
Evangelical Protestant58214
Other1732
None2,543-
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
Blaine County:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Blaine County:

3.07 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Blaine County:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.1%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Blaine County:

32.9%
Montana:

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

22.7%
State:

10.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.9%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.6%
Montana:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Fort Belknap Agency:

29.8
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

25.6%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.5%
Montana:

9.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Fort Belknap Agency:

6.6
Montana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Fort Belknap Agency:

35.9%
Montana:

35.3%

General health condition:
Fort Belknap Agency:

52.4%
Montana:

57.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Fort Belknap Agency:

82.9%
State:

78.3%

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5.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,254 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
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 Hill County, MT  1.02% ($24,783 average AGI)
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.44% ($16,200)


6.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,628 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
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 Hill County, MT  1.50% ($18,941 average AGI)
to Yellowstone County, MT  0.66% ($23,533)
to Cascade County, MT  0.44% ($28,700)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Belknap Agency:

  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOJM (610 AM; 1 kW; HAVRE, MT; Owner: NEW MEDIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KMON (560 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KSEN (1150 AM; 10 kW; SHELBY, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Belknap Agency:

  • KGVA (88.1 FM; FORT BELKNAP AGENCY, MT; Owner: FORT BELKNAP COLLEGE)
  • KPQX (92.5 FM; HAVRE, MT; Owner: NEW MEDIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KNMC (90.1 FM; HAVRE, MT; Owner: NORTHERN MONTANA COLLEGE)
  • KXEI (95.1 FM; HAVRE, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KRYK (101.3 FM; CHINOOK, MT; Owner: NEW MEDIA BROADCASTERS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Belknap Agency:

  • K10LT (Channel 10; HARLEM, MT; Owner: HARLEM TV CLUB)
  • K07BX (Channel 7; HARLEM, MT; Owner: HARLEM TV CLUB)
  • K12EQ (Channel 12; HARLEM, MT; Owner: HARLEM TV CLUB)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Fort Belknap Agency compared to Montana state average:

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