For population 25 years and over in Fort Benton:
For population 15 years and over in Fort Benton city:
27 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,275 (1.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Great Falls, MT (36.1 miles , pop. 56,690).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (542.3 miles , pop. 563,374).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (991.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Loma, MT (3.4 miles) , Carter, MT (3.7 miles) , Highwood, MT (4.1 miles) , Geraldine, MT (4.9 miles ), Belt, MT (5.7 miles ), Malmstrom AFB, MT (5.7 miles ), Black Eagle, MT (5.9 miles ), Big Sandy, MT (6.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 47.82 N, Longitude: 110.67 W
Area code: 406
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Fort Benton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -65 (-3.9%).
Work and jobs in Fort Benton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Fort Benton, Montana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Fort Benton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Montana state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/16/1994 at 11:03:41, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.1 ML, 4.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 55.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/28/2005 at 17:13:35, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 16.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.9 miles away from Fort Benton center
On 6/5/1991 at 09:24:07, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/20/2003 at 02:38:05, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 91.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2002 at 12:45:36, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 ML, 3.1 LG, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 93.7 miles away from Fort Benton center
On 3/5/1995 at 12:17:11, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 96.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Chouteau County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Denise Curry - Basketball player, Brandon Utterback - College football player (Montana Grizzlies), Roy C. Kirtland - Army officer.
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Public high school in Fort Benton:
See full list of schools located in Fort Benton, map of school districts: FORT BENTON ELEMENTARY, FORT BENTON HIGH SCHOOL
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Fort Benton that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.7%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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5 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
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Fort Benton compared to Montana state average:
Banks with branches in Fort Benton (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Fort Benton city (based on Chouteau County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 104.19%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
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6.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,867 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,652 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Fort Benton fatal accident list:
Sep 2, 1980 10:45 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fort Benton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Fort Benton, MT)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fort Benton)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 38 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Fort Benton)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Fort Benton, MT