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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

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 2011: All housing units: $58,328; Detached houses: $60,721; Mobile homes: $34,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $313.

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  • 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 (31.4%), German (22.6%), Irish (17.0%), Scottish (6.3%), English (4.4%), Scotch-Irish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2037 feet

Land area: 0.28 square miles.

Population density: 688 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Froid:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Froid town:

  • Never married: 9.2%
  • Now married: 43.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 38.5%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

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:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $86,100
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 48.34 N, Longitude: 104.49 W

Area code: 406

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Montana:

4.8%

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%)


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Tornado activity:

Froid-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/21/1969, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.6 miles away from the Froid town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/2/1971, a category F2 tornado 9.3 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Froid-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Montana state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 11/11/1998 at 11:59:37, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 25.6 miles away from Froid center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

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, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Froid, MT

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Froid:

  • Minot State University (about 147 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,416)
  • Bismarck State College (about 201 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,710)
  • University of Mary (about 208 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,016)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 259 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • Black Hills State University (about 268 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 2,551)
  • University of North Dakota (about 344 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 10,215)
  • Montana State University (about 360 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 9,518)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Froid, MT

Froid compared to Montana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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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 (46%)
  • Utility gas (23%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Other fuel (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 82.51%
Here82.5%
USA50.2%

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
Here:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

8.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.89 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Roosevelt County:

12.3%
State:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.9%
State:

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

20.6%
Montana:

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 2005 ($28,201 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 2006 ($26,753 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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