For population 25 years and over in Garrison:
For population 15 years and over in Garrison CDP:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $900 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (60.5 miles , pop. 57,053).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (445.9 miles , pop. 480,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (900.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Deer Lodge, MT (3.3 miles ), Avon, MT (3.4 miles) , Drummond, MT (4.2 miles ), Elliston, MT (4.3 miles ), Deer Lodge Valley, MT (5.0 miles ), Philipsburg, MT (5.1 miles ), Anaconda-Deer Lodge County, MT (5.5 miles ), Lincoln, MT (5.5 miles ).
Latitude: 46.54 N, Longitude: 112.83 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 406
Unemployment in July 2013:
Average climate in Garrison, Montana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Garrison-area historical earthquake activity is above Montana state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.
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 79.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/8/2007 at 15:46:49, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.7 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 85.9 miles away from Garrison center
On 6/28/2000 at 14:28:31, a magnitude 4.5 (4.0 MB, 4.5 ML, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 34.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2006 at 00:05:32, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 3.6 MS, 4.1 MW, 4.0 ML, Depth: 7.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1998 at 03:11:54, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MD, 4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.7 miles away from Garrison center
On 5/24/2000 at 04:22:06, a magnitude 4.2 (3.7 MB, 4.2 MD, Depth: 1.6 mi) earthquake occurred 69.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Powell County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garrison:
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Public elementary/middle school in Garrison:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 7.5%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Garrison compared to Montana state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Garrison (based on Powell County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.27%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
10.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,709 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:
8.87% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,203 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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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:4
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4