Geraldine, Montana

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Population in 2013: 267 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.0%
 
Males: 146  (54.7%)
Females: 121  (45.3%)
Median resident age:  39.9 years
Montana median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 59446.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,661 (it was $30,893 in 2000)
Geraldine:

$31,661
MT:

$46,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,617 (it was $15,403 in 2000)

Geraldine town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $62,954 (it was $39,400 in 2000)
Geraldine:

$62,954
MT:

$190,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $73,865; Detached houses: $77,839; Mobile homes: $56,276

Median gross rent in 2013: $395.

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  • Races in Geraldine, MT (2010)

    Geraldine races chart
    • 24895.0%White alone
    • 62.3%Two or more races
    • 62.3%Hispanic
    • 10.4%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Geraldine: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (32.6%), Irish (16.4%), English (9.2%), Dutch (5.5%), French (3.7%), Norwegian (3.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3135 feet

Land area: 0.52 square miles.

Population density: 514 people per square mile   (low).

Geraldine, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in Geraldine:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Geraldine town:

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.1%
Montana:

1.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $960 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $718 (1.1%)

Geraldine satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Great Falls, MT (48.0 miles , pop. 56,690).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (554.3 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (978.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Fort Benton, MT (4.9 miles ), Highwood, MT (4.9 miles) , Denton, MT (5.0 miles ), Loma, MT (5.1 miles) , Geyser, MT (5.1 miles ), Stanford, MT (5.6 miles ), Belt, MT (5.9 miles ), Carter, MT (5.9 miles) .

Latitude: 47.60 N, Longitude: 110.27 W

Area code: 406

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

3.5%
Montana:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -15 (-5.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (26%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Educational services (41%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (28%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Community and social service occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (27%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Legal occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Geraldine, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Geraldine-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Montana state average. It is 21% 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 210.8 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 297.4 miles away from Geraldine 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 203.9 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 187.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1984 at 09:46:30, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 278.4 miles away from Geraldine center
On 10/29/1983 at 23:29:11, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 289.8 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 Chouteau County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Geraldine topographic map

Airports located in Geraldine:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Geraldine:

  • Montana State University (about 139 miles; Bozeman, MT; Full-time enrollment: 12,942)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 150 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • The University of Montana (about 182 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)
  • Sheridan College (about 253 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 272 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • North Idaho College (about 305 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • University of Idaho (about 324 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)

Public high school in Geraldine:

Public elementary/middle schools in Geraldine:

See full list of schools located in Geraldine, map of school districts: GERALDINE ELEMENTARY, GERALDINE HIGH SCHOOL

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Notable locations in Geraldine: General Mills Incorporated Elevator (A), Central Montana Cooperative Elevator (B), Geraldine (C), Geraldine Branch Library (D), Geraldine Volunteer Fire Department and Ambulance (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Chouteau 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 Geraldine and their reported violations in the past:

GERALDINE TOWN OF (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 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-17-2007)
HAWARDEN SQUARE BUTTE WATER (Population served: 80, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-04-2014)
  • 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 (AUG-27-2007)
NORTH GERALDINE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 50, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 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-16-2007)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.7%
(27.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.7%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.3%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Geraldine compared to Montana state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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.

Banks with branches in Geraldine (2011 data):

  • Basin State Bank: Geraldine Branch at Main And Collin Street, branch established on 2007/01/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $146.3 mil, Deposits: $127.0 mil, headquarters in Stanford, MT, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Big Sky Holding Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Montana average:

9.9

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (69%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Geraldine town (based on Chouteau County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,4353
Mainline Protestant8447
Evangelical Protestant5307
Other1681
None836-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Chouteau County:

7.63 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Chouteau County:

3.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Chouteau County:

24.8%
Montana:

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

12.1%
State:

10.7%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$1,840
Sewerage 0$0 3$1,393
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$174
Water Supply 1$4,967$59,6040$0
Totals for Government 1$4,967$59,6047$3,407

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $62,000 ($232.21)
    Water Utilities: $55,000 ($205.99)
    Regular Highways: $41,000 ($153.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $26,000 ($97.38)
    General Public Buildings: $19,000 ($71.16)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($29.96)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($29.96)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($11.24)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($7.49)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($7.49)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($3.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $563,000 ($2108.61)
    Water Utilities: $158,000 ($591.76)
    General Public Building: $8,000 ($29.96)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $36,000 ($134.83)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($26.22)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $21,000 ($78.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($18.73)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $271,000 ($1014.98)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $27,000 ($101.12)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($26.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $63,000 ($235.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $445,000 ($1666.67)
    General Support: $13,000 ($48.69)
    Highways: $12,000 ($44.94)
  • Tax - Property: $26,000 ($97.38)
    NEC: $1,000 ($3.75)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $115,000 ($430.71)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,000 ($11.24)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $24,000 ($89.89)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $95,000 ($355.81)
    Other, NEC: $27,000 ($101.12)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($74.91)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $323,000 ($1209.74)

5.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,766 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
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 Cascade County, MT  1.27% ($27,696 average AGI)


7.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,603 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.13%
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 Cascade County, MT  1.91% ($30,943 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Geraldine:

  • KMON (560 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEIN (1310 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: MUNSON RADIO, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KSEN (1150 AM; 10 kW; SHELBY, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KKGR (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: KKGR, INC.)
  • KMTX (950 AM; 5 kW; HELENA, MT; Owner: CAPRI, INC)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBOW (550 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Geraldine:

  • KEHT (100.3 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KIKF (104.9 FM; CASCADE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP INC.)
  • KINX (107.3 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP INC.)
  • KMON-FM (94.5 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KXEI (95.1 FM; HAVRE, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KVVR (97.9 FM; DUTTON, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Geraldine:

  • K07GH (Channel 7; GERALDINE, MT; Owner: GERALDINE COMMUNITY T.V.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • .75 Mi W Hwy 80 (Lat: 47.509417 Lon: -110.313250), Call Sign: WRW388
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.180 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/19/2005, Expiration Date: 06/26/2015
    Registrant: Capital Communications, Helena, MT 59604, Phone: (406) 442-1220, Fax: (406) 442-1220, Email:
  • Hwy 80 9.2 Mi Nw (Lat: 47.707472 Lon: -110.389083), Call Sign: KNAJ835, Licensee ID: L00105944
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.125 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/24/2005, Expiration Date: 01/02/2016
    Registrant: Eagle Butte Farms Inc, Geraldine, MT 59446, Phone: (406) 739-4454
  • 1 Mi Sw (Lat: 47.601361 Lon: -110.269361), Call Sign: KNCA686, Licensee ID: L00046639
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.805 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/29/1997, Expiration Date: 11/30/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/02/2003
    Registrant: Joe Tadevick, Rt 1, Fort Benton, MT 59442, Phone: (406) 737-4397
  • 8 1/2 Mi E & 1 Mi N (Lat: 47.616639 Lon: -110.102139), Call Sign: KNGH844
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.575 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/04/2003, Expiration Date: 04/08/2013
    Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 3419 Via Lido 609, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3908, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 515-2544
  • 9.2 Mi Nnw (Lat: 47.707472 Lon: -110.389083), Call Sign: WQU283
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.125 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/26/1996, Expiration Date: 01/14/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/18/2001
    Registrant: Ray Wishman, Geraldine, MT 59446, Phone: (406) 737-4342
  • 17 W Main (Lat: 47.582750 Lon: -110.252139), Call Sign: KNDV932, Licensee ID: L00067674
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.580 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/17/2002, Expiration Date: 10/02/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/08/2012
    Registrant: Withrow Farms Incorporated, Geraldine, MT 59446, Phone: (406) 737-4226
  • SAND HILLS TANK, Sand Hills Tank - 0.15 Mi S Of Square Butte Bench Rd (Lat: 47.539028 Lon: -110.176111), Type: Tank, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WPVY643
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.162 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/27/2012, Expiration Date: 09/06/2022, Certifier: Monica Rice
    Registrant: Mirco-Comm , Inc, 15895 S Pflumm Rd, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Various Locations (Lat: 47.781083 Lon: -110.114361), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNJ266
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.281 MHz, 956.281 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/31/2008, Expiration Date: 03/31/2018, Certifier: Bruce A Mckinley
    Registrant: Northwestern Energy, 40 East Broadway Street, Butte, MT 59701, Phone: (406) 497-1000, Fax: (406) 497-3525, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Geraldine Airport (Lat: 47.599972 Lon: -110.267417), Call Sign: WOH3
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/09/2009, Expiration Date: 09/28/2019
    Registrant: State Of Montana Aeronautics Division, 2630 Airport Road, Helena, MT 59620-0507, Phone: (406) 444-2506, Fax: (406) 444-2519, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB7VED, Licensee ID: L00658608
    Grant Date: 03/21/2003, Expiration Date: 06/01/2013
    Registrant: Gary A Sande, Box 165, Geraldine, MT 59446
  • Call Sign: KC7KES, Licensee ID: L00965791
    Grant Date: 01/14/2005, Expiration Date: 04/10/2015, Certifier: Robert E Spevacek
    Registrant: Robert E Spevacek, Box 213, Geraldine, MT 59446


FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Geraldine)
Most common first names in Geraldine, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George581.0 years
James587.2 years
John577.8 years
Albert484.3 years
Harold471.5 years
Francis475.7 years
Frank483.7 years
Emma488.5 years
Mary487.8 years
Walter479.2 years
Most common last names in Geraldine, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bronec569.2 years
Scribner576.8 years
Anderson577.4 years
Clark478.3 years
Dostal378.3 years
Smith366.4 years
Stone370.0 years
Owens379.1 years
Armstrong362.6 years
Owen383.3 years
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