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Population in 2010: 161. Population change since 2000: +32.0%
Males: 98  (61.5%)
Females: 63  (38.5%)

Median resident age:  48.1 years
Montana median age:  38.3 years

Zip code: 59035

Estimated median household income in 2012: $2,478 (it was $24,250 in 2000)
Fort Smith:

$2,478
MT:

$45,076
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,133

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  • White alone - 112 (69.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 41 (25.5%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (2.5%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (1.2%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (1.2%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fort Smith: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: United States (90.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3284 feet

Land area: 1.18 square miles.

Population density: 137 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Fort Smith:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 4.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Smith CDP:

  • Never married: 45.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 50.0%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (2.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Billings, MT (44.4 miles , pop. 89,847).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (414.5 miles , pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (844.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Crow Reservation, MT (3.7 miles) , St. Xavier, MT (3.8 miles) , Lodge Grass, MT (5.2 miles ), Wyola, MT (5.4 miles) , Crow Agency, MT (5.5 miles ), Pryor, MT (5.5 miles ), Hardin, MT (5.7 miles ), South Yellowstone, MT (5.9 miles) .

Latitude: 45.31 N, Longitude: 107.93 W

Area code: 406

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

14.6%
Montana:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries for males in 2008-2012 (%):



  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)



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Earthquake activity:

Fort Smith-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Montana state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/25/1993 at 03:44:15, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 ML, 3.9 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 94.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/23/1991 at 20:32:27, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 ML, 3.6 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.6 miles away from Fort Smith center
On 4/5/2002 at 01:18:48, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/13/1998 at 02:28:04, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Big Horn County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Airports located in Fort Smith:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Smith:

  • Montana State University-Billings (about 45 miles; Billings, MT; Full-time enrollment: 2,629)
  • Montana State University (about 154 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 9,518)
  • Casper College (about 189 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,078)
  • Black Hills State University (about 207 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 2,551)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 217 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 12,325)
  • Idaho State University (about 281 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 8,867)
  • University of Wyoming (about 301 miles; Laramie, WY; FT enrollment: 9,610)

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Notable locations in Fort Smith: Afterbay Campground (A), Fort Smith Visitor Center (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Yellowtail Afterbay Reservoir (A), Bighorn Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Grapevine Creek (A), Lime Kiln Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Big Horn County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.6. This is about average.
City:

34.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fort Smith and their reported violations in the past:

FORT SMITH TRAILER PARK (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-18-2005), St Boil Water Order (OCT-18-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-18-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-13-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2004), St Boil Water Order (JAN-13-2004), St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2004), St Public Notif received (JAN-15-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-25-2000), St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-25-2000), St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2002)
YELLOWTAIL DAM POWERPLANT AND VISITOR CE (Population served: 25, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-2006
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2006
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2006
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 50.0%
(52.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)

Average household size:
This place:  1.8 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  38.2%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fort Smith, MT

Fort Smith compared to Montana state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Fort Smith travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (45%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Fort Smith CDP (based on Big Horn County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.41%
Here39.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAConservative Congregational Christian ConferenceLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents51.0%10.2%4.9%4.4%3.9%
Congregations20.0%14.3%2.9%8.6%2.9%
NameUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of GodSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.6%3.0%2.9%2.4%13.8%
Congregations2.9%5.7%8.6%2.9%31.4%
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: 3
This county:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Big Horn County:

10.18 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Big Horn County:

5.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.6%
State:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

32.4%
Montana:

23.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Big Horn County:

19.8%
Montana:

10.7%

5.67% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,034 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Montana average:

8.25%

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:
from Yellowstone County, MT  1.67% ($26,984 average AGI)
from Rosebud County, MT  0.36% ($24,538)
from Sheridan County, WY  0.36% ($43,308)


7.52% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,250 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.52%
Montana average:

7.69%

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:
to Yellowstone County, MT  2.45% ($27,077 average AGI)
to Rosebud County, MT  0.43% ($33,188)
to Sheridan County, WY  0.43% ($27,938)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Smith:

  • KURL (730 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: ELENBAAS MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGHL (790 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KBUL (970 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZMQ (1140 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KROE (930 AM; 5 kW; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: LOVCOM, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPOW (1260 AM; 5 kW; POWELL, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWYO (1410 AM; 5 kW; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: KWYO AM, LLC)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHDN (1230 AM; 1 kW; HARDIN, MT; Owner: SUN MOUNTAIN, INC.)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KBLG (910 AM; 1 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Smith:

  • K244CK (96.7 FM; COWLEY, ETC., WY; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)
  • KZMQ-FM (100.3 FM; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KMXE (99.3 FM; RED LODGE, MT; Owner: SILVER ROCK COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • KMHK (95.5 FM; HARDIN, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRKX (94.1 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KZRV (107.5 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Smith:

  • KHMT (Channel 4; HARDIN, MT; Owner: VHR BROADCASTING OF BILLINGS, LLC)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Scott Johnson, Wapa Yellowtail Substation (Lat: 45.308028 Lon: -107.953444), Type: 55.0, Overall height: 55 m
    Registrant: 7209627380, Sjohnson@wapa.Gov
  • Scott Johnson, Wapa Yellowtail Substation (Lat: 45.308028 Lon: -107.953444), Type: 55.0, Structure height: 30003 m, Overall height: 55 m
    Registrant: 7209627380, Sjohnson@wapa.Gov

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Yellowtail Wapa Sub 2 Km Wsw (Lat: 45.308028 Lon: -107.953444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Call Sign: WPHB759
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.425 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/04/2005, Expiration Date: 05/08/2015, Cancellation Date: 01/04/2013, Certifier: Fred C Gailey
    Registrant: Pacificorp, 825 Ne Multnomah St. 700 Lct, Portland, OR 97232-2149, Phone: (503) 813-6915, Fax: (503) 813-6434, Email:
  • WELL Y1, Well Y1 Near Intersection Of Yellowtail Street And 2nd Street (Lat: 45.307083 Lon: -107.917000), Type: Bant, Structure height: 7 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQOJ553
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.037 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/18/2011, Expiration Date: 10/18/2021, Certifier: Dennis Fischer
    Registrant: In Control, Inc., 10350 Jamestown Street Ne, Blaine, MN 55449, Phone: (763) 783-9500, Fax: (763) 783-9502, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Yellowtail WAPA, Yellowtail Wapa, 1.29 Km Wsw Of (Lat: 45.308028 Lon: -107.953444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQOE331
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/29/2011, Expiration Date: 08/29/2021, Certifier: Marcus Kohler
    Registrant: Pacificorp, 825 Ne Multnomah St 700 Lct, Portland, OR 97232, Phone: (503) 813-6398, Fax: (503) 813-6434, Email:


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

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