Fromberg, Montana

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Population in 2013: 441 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.3%
 
Males: 268  (60.9%)
Females: 173  (39.1%)
Median resident age:  47.7 years
Montana median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 59029.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,219 (it was $29,219 in 2000)
Fromberg:

$43,219
MT:

$45,076
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,051 (it was $14,667 in 2000)

Fromberg town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $85,836 (it was $60,800 in 2000)
Fromberg:

$85,836
MT:

$184,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $88,695; Detached houses: $98,839; Mobile homes: $72,671

Median gross rent in 2012: $592.

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  • White alone - 411 (93.8%)
  • Hispanic - 23 (5.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.2%)

Races in Fromberg detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fromberg: 88.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (25.2%), Irish (17.1%), English (15.9%), United States (9.2%), Scottish (5.1%), Norwegian (4.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3527 feet

Land area: 0.48 square miles.

Population density: 914 people per square mile   (low).

Fromberg,MT real estate house value index trend

Fromberg, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in Fromberg:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fromberg town:

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 25.5%

10 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.6%
Montana:  1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $808 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $736 (1.0%)

Fromberg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Billings, MT (32.7 miles , pop. 89,847).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (430.4 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (837.6 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Edgar, MT (2.4 miles) , Bridger, MT (2.6 miles ), Joliet, MT (2.7 miles ), Boyd, MT (3.0 miles) , Silesia, MT (3.4 miles) , Park City, MT (4.1 miles ), Pryor, MT (4.2 miles ), Belfry, MT (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 45.39 N, Longitude: 108.91 W

Area code: 406

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

3.7%
Montana:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +114 (+30.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (30%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Fromberg: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Fromberg, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Fromberg-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Montana state average. It is 22% greater 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 102.8 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 257.0 miles away from Fromberg 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 102.3 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 178.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 207.7 miles away from Fromberg center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 294.0 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 Carbon County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fromberg topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fromberg:

  • Montana State University-Billings (about 34 miles; Billings, MT; Full-time enrollment: 4,319)
  • Sheridan College (about 106 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Montana State University (about 106 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 179 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Casper College (about 219 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Idaho State University (about 248 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • Black Hills State University (about 255 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)

Public high school in Fromberg:

Public elementary/middle schools in Fromberg:

See full list of schools located in Fromberg, map of school districts: FROMBERG ELEMENTARY, FROMBERG HIGH SCHOOL

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Notable locations in Fromberg: Fromberg (A), Busch Agricultural Resources Elevator (B), Fromberg Police Department (C), Fromberg Volunteer Fire Department - Fromberg Fire District 3 (D), Clarks Fork Valley Museum (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Fromberg: Fromberg United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Fromberg: Fromberg City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2009 was 13.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

13.2
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 0.825. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.825
U.S.:

1.929

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

FROMBERG TOWN OF (Population served: 492, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-24-2007 to AUG-24-2007), St Public Notif received (2 times from SEP-07-2007 to SEP-07-2007), St Other (SEP-09-2008), St Civil Case under development (OCT-06-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-02-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-02-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-08-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-11-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-02-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-02-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-08-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-11-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2007)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.7%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.7%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.4%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Fromberg compared to Montana state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Electricity (5%)

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 Fromberg town (based on Carbon County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.10%
Here: 38.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristLutheran Church
Adherents44.5%12.2%7.1%6.3%5.4%
Congregations14.8%7.4%11.1%3.7%7.4%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents4.1%3.7%3.4%2.8%10.3%
Congregations3.7%11.1%7.4%11.1%22.2%
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: 3
Carbon County:

3.09 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Carbon County:

3.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

16.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Carbon County:

26.2%
Montana:

23.1%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $63,000 ($142.86)
    General - Other: $53,000 ($120.18)
    Police Protection: $33,000 ($74.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000 ($63.49)
    Sewerage: $24,000 ($54.42)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000 ($29.48)
    Corrections - Other: $9,000 ($20.41)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($15.87)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($9.07)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($9.07)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($4.54)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($2.27)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($2.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $15,000 ($34.01)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($27.21)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($22.68)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $66,000 ($149.66)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $42,000 ($95.24)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $30,000 ($68.03)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($43.08)
    All Other: $2,000 ($4.54)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $18,000 ($40.82)
    Interest Earnings: $16,000 ($36.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $61,000 ($138.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $19,000 ($43.08)
    Highways: $13,000 ($29.48)
    All Other: $11,000 ($24.94)
  • Tax - Property: $44,000 ($99.77)
    NEC: $1,000 ($2.27)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $694,000 ($1573.70)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $686,000 ($1555.56)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $8,000 ($18.14)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $274,000 ($621.32)

8.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,129 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.41%
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 Yellowstone County, MT  2.22% ($42,037 average AGI)
from Stillwater County, MT  0.38% ($27,071)
from Gallatin County, MT  0.35% ($29,846)


8.56% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,145 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.56%
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 Yellowstone County, MT  3.08% ($35,702 average AGI)
to Gallatin County, MT  0.49% ($18,611)
to Park County, WY  0.32% ($33,083)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fromberg:

  • KGHL (790 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KURL (730 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: ELENBAAS MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBUL (970 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBSR (1490 AM; 1 kW; LAUREL, MT; Owner: SUN MOUNTAIN, INC.)
  • KPOW (1260 AM; 5 kW; POWELL, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZMQ (1140 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KBLG (910 AM; 1 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMZK (1240 AM; 1 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: ELENBAAS MEDIA, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fromberg:

  • KMXE (99.3 FM; RED LODGE, MT; Owner: SILVER ROCK COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • KRKX (94.1 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KEMC (91.7 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS)
  • KZRV (107.5 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KUWP (90.1 FM; POWELL, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KYYA-FM (93.3 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KRZN (96.3 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fromberg:

  • K57EW (Channel 57; BRIDGER, ETC., MT; Owner: CLARKS FORK VALLEY TV DISTRICT NO. 1)
  • K59DT (Channel 59; BRIDGER, ETC., MT; Owner: CLARKS FORK VALLEY TV DISTRICT NO. 1)
  • K61EX (Channel 61; BRIDGER, ETC., MT; Owner: CLARKS FORK VALLEY TV DISTRICT NO. 1)
  • K63EA (Channel 63; BRIDGER, ETC., MT; Owner: CLARKS FORK VALLEY TV DISTRICT NO. 1)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lovers Ln (Lat: 45.390500 Lon: -108.898194), Type: Upole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: KNNJ317
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/05/2005, Expiration Date: 02/07/2016, Certifier: Elroy Ness
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road 134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Fromberg, Lat: 45.391694 Lon: -108.910000, Call Sign: WQCQ344, Licensee ID: L00054416
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.393 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/29/2005, Expiration Date: 04/29/2015, Certifier: Mike Mcneily
    Registrant: Town Of Fromberg

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KC7YVH, Licensee ID: L01281843
    Grant Date: 05/09/2007, Expiration Date: 07/28/2017, Certifier: William C Snyder
    Registrant: William C Snyder, 615 Bridger Fromberg Rd, Fromberg, MT 59029
  • Call Sign: KD7WAG, Licensee ID: L00687929
    Grant Date: 05/09/2013, Expiration Date: 05/20/2023, Certifier: Lucy E Stilson
    Registrant: Lucy E Stilson, 615 Bridger Fromberg Road, Fromberg, MT 59029
  • Call Sign: KF7DXA, Licensee ID: L01507405
    Grant Date: 07/21/2009, Expiration Date: 07/21/2019, Certifier: Marjorie-Lee Stevens
    Registrant: Marjorie-Lee Stevens, Fromberg, MT 59029

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7695G , Serial Number: 17259395, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 09/11/1970
    Registrant (Partnership): Edward O Yedlicka, Po Box 116, Fromberg, MT 59029, Other Owners: James J Yedlicka

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 15
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fromberg, MT
Most common first names in Fromberg, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John980.6 years
Donald670.5 years
Ray574.0 years
Fred580.4 years
Mary482.7 years
Albert375.7 years
Irene371.3 years
Alice381.7 years
Elizabeth388.3 years
Frank381.0 years
Most common last names in Fromberg, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1177.9 years
Bauwens563.2 years
Logan483.0 years
Nelson485.7 years
Richardson477.3 years
Brilz378.3 years
Buechler376.3 years
Kallevig364.7 years
Lyda379.0 years
Phillips381.0 years
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