Froid, Montana

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Population in 2012: 195 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: 0.0%
 
Males: 81  (41.7%)
Females: 114  (58.3%)
Median resident age:  50.9 years
Montana median age:  38.3 years

Zip code: 59226

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,650 (it was $24,583 in 2000)
Froid:

$26,650
MT:

$45,076
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,352 (it was $15,021 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $52,310 (it was $23,500 in 2000)
Froid:

$52,310
MT:

$184,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $58,328; Detached houses: $60,721; Mobile homes: $34,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $313.

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Froid races chart
  • White alone - 180 (97.3%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (2.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.5%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Froid: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (30.4%), German (22.2%), Irish (16.5%), Scottish (6.3%), English (3.8%), Danish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2037 feet

Land area: 0.28 square miles.

Population density: 688 people per square mile 
 
 (low).
Froid, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in Froid:

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Froid town:

  • Never married: 9.4%
  • Now married: 43.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 38.0%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.5%
Montana:  1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $700 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $352 (0.7%)

Froid satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (202.7 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (580.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (933.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: East Roosevelt, MT (3.0 miles ), Medicine Lake, MT (3.4 miles ), Culbertson, MT (3.6 miles ), Bainville, MT (4.3 miles) , Reserve, MT (4.3 miles) , Brockton, MT (4.8 miles ), Antelope, MT (5.0 miles) , Plentywood, MT (5.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $86,100

Latitude: 48.34 N, Longitude: 104.49 W

Area code: 406

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

5.9%
Montana:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +1 (+0.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Construction (30%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (3%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Educational services (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Secondary school teachers (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Accountants and auditors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (20%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (16%)
  • Child care workers (12%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)

Average climate in Froid, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Froid, Montana average temperatures Froid, Montana average precipitation Froid, Montana humidity Froid, Montana wind speed Froid, Montana snowfall Froid, Montana sunshine Froid, Montana clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Froid-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Montana state average. It is 46% 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 392.6 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 533.7 miles away from Froid 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 390.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/29/1998 at 03:31:58, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.7 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 10.2 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 292.2 miles away from Froid center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 292.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Roosevelt County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Froid topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Froid:

  • Minot State University (about 147 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • Bismarck State College (about 201 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 208 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 259 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • Black Hills State University (about 268 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Sheridan College (about 274 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 302 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)

Public high school in Froid:

Public elementary/middle schools in Froid:

See full list of schools located in Froid, map of school districts: FROID ELEMENTARY, FROID HIGH SCHOOL

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Notable locations in Froid: Farmers Elevator Company of Froid - Elevator Number One (A), Froid Elevator Company of Froid - Elevator Number Two (B), Froid (C), Froid Volunteer Fire Department (D), Froid Public Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Froid include: Froid Lutheran Church (A), Immaculate Conception Church (B), Union Congregational Church (C), Big Sky Church (D), Faith Farm Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Froid include: Fjeseth Field (1), Town Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Roosevelt County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

FROID TOWN OF (Population served: 195, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Water Quality Parameter WQP M&R - Between JUL-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-03-2005)
  • Initial Water Quality Parameter WQP M&R - Between JAN-2002 and JUN-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-03-2005)
  • Initial Water Quality Parameter WQP M&R - Between JUL-2001 and DEC-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-03-2005)
  • Initial Water Quality Parameter WQP M&R - Between JAN-2001 and JUN-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-03-2005)
  • Initial Water Quality Parameter WQP M&R - Between JUL-2000 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-03-2005)
  • One other older monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.3%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  53.3%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.3%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Froid compared to Montana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Froid (2011 data):

  • First Community Bank: Froid Branch at 109 Main Street, branch established on 1911/08/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $226.5 mil, Deposits: $195.1 mil, headquarters in Glasgow, MT, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Other fuel (12%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Froid town (based on Roosevelt County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 82.51%
Here: 82.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of God
Adherents50.8%17.6%9.4%7.6%2.5%
Congregations9.5%19.0%4.8%16.7%4.8%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents2.4%1.5%1.4%1.1%5.7%
Congregations7.1%4.8%4.8%2.4%26.2%
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: 6
Roosevelt County:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Roosevelt County:

8.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

7.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.3%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Roosevelt County:

29.9%
Montana:

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

20.6%
State:

10.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$850
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,500
Totals for Government 0$0 7$2,350

Froid government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $79,000 ($405.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000 ($143.59)
    Sewerage: $21,000 ($107.69)
    Housing & Community Development: $16,000 ($82.05)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($61.54)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($46.15)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($25.64)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($20.51)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($15.38)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($10.26)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($10.26)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($10.26)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($5.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($66.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($46.15)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $45,000 ($230.77)

Froid government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $28,000 ($143.59)
    Sewerage: $23,000 ($117.95)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $3,000 ($15.38)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($5.13)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($5.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $62,000 ($317.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $13,000 ($66.67)
    Highways: $11,000 ($56.41)
    All Other: $2,000 ($10.26)
  • Tax - Property: $17,000 ($87.18)

Froid government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $210,000 ($1076.92)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $207,000 ($1061.54)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,000 ($15.38)

Froid government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $32,000 ($164.10)

4.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200528,201 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.75%
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  0.40% ($31,077 average AGI)


7.30% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200626,753 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
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  1.17% ($17,641 average AGI)
to Valley County, MT  0.39% ($37,231)
to Williams County, ND  0.39% ($33,615)

Strongest AM radio stations in Froid:

  • KATQ (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLENTYWOOD, MT; Owner: RADIO INTERNAT'L-KATQ B/CAST ASSOC.)
  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFLN (960 AM; 5 kW; BAKER, MT; Owner: NEWELL BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Froid:

  • K201FG (88.1 FM; CULBERTSON, MT; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTHC (95.1 FM; SIDNEY, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KYYZ (96.1 FM; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KDSR (101.1 FM; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: WILLISTON COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP. D/B/A KDSR(FM))
  • KPPR (89.5 FM; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC B/CNG, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Froid:

  • KXMD-TV (Channel 11; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: REITEN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWSE (Channel 4; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K34GY (Channel 34; CULBERTSON, MT; Owner: TOWN OF CULBERTSON)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 890
Total average daily truck traffic: 17
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 979

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 1 Mile Ne Of Duck Lake (Lat: 48.360417 Lon: -104.339444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: KNKQ430
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/21/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Gary Klind
    Registrant: Hill & Welch, 1025 Connecticut Ave., Nw #1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-1470, Fax: (301) 622-2864, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Gary Dascher, 1 Mile Ne Of Duck Lake (Lat: 48.360361 Lon: -104.339444), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 4067835654
  • Gary Dascher, 1 Mile Ne Of Duck Lake (Lat: 48.360361 Lon: -104.339444), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 2027750070, Welchlaw@earthlink.Net, 1330 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE., NW #113
  • Robert Merrigan, 1 Mile Ne Of Duck Lake (Lat: 48.360361 Lon: -104.339444), Type: 60.7, Structure height: 30085 m, Overall height: 57.9 m
    Registrant: 2028571470, Welchlaw@earthlink.Net, 1025 CONNECTICUT AVE., NW

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Rt 1 Box 13 (Lat: 48.308083 Lon: -104.399111), Call Sign: KNDQ428, Licensee ID: L00018666
    Assigned Frequencies: 150.875 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/16/2002, Expiration Date: 09/08/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/10/2012
    Registrant: Larry M Ostby, Froid, MT 59226, Phone: (406) 766-2446

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: K7ZW, Licensee ID: L00142153
    Grant Date: 09/07/2006, Expiration Date: 11/27/2016
    Registrant: James A Ostby, 4830 Road 1016, Froid, MT 59226
  • Call Sign: KB7VFD
    Grant Date: 06/01/1993, Expiration Date: 06/01/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2005
    Registrant: George A Barr Ii, Hc 61 Box 30, Froid, MT 59226

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 25230 , Serial Number: 15280544, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 10/07/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Donald C Engelke, Rt 3, Froid, MT 59226
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8748B , Serial Number: 36448, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 12/06/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Larry Ostby, Po Box 192, Froid, MT 59226

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