Gildford, Montana

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Population in 2010: 179. Population change since 2000: -3.2%
Males: 63  (35.5%)
Females: 116  (64.5%)
Median resident age:  43.3 years
Montana median age:  38.3 years

Zip code: 59525

Estimated median household income in 2012: $21,486 (it was $33,125 in 2000)
Gildford:

$21,486
MT:

$45,076
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,506 (it was $17,648 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $88,563 (it was $50,500 in 2000)
Gildford:

$88,563
MT:

$184,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $119,568; Detached houses: $119,568
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Gildford races chart
  • White alone - 167 (93.3%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (3.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.6%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Gildford: 89.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.7%), Norwegian (28.7%), English (10.2%), Irish (9.3%), Polish (6.5%), Swedish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2835 feet

Land area: 5.01 square miles.

Population density: 36 people per square mile   (very low).

Gildford, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in Gildford:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gildford CDP:

  • Never married: 17.3%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 28.9%

3 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.8%
Montana:  1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $914 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $883 (1.0%)

Gildford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Great Falls, MT (86.8 miles , pop. 56,690).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (551.7 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (1044.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Hingham, MT (2.4 miles) , Kremlin, MT (3.1 miles) , Rudyard, MT (3.4 miles ), Inverness, MT (4.2 miles) , Joplin, MT (4.7 miles ), Box Elder, MT (4.8 miles ), Beaver Creek, MT (4.8 miles ), Rocky Boy West, MT (4.8 miles ).

Latitude: 48.57 N, Longitude: 110.30 W

Area code: 406

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

6.3%
Montana:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (64%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Wholesale trade (14%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Educational services (58%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (21%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (5%)
  • Other financial specialists (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (23%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (14%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (14%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)

Average climate in Gildford, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Gildford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Montana state average. It is 7% 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 277.5 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 352.9 miles away from Gildford 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 270.3 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 244.3 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 331.3 miles away from Gildford center
On 10/29/1983 at 23:29:11, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 343.2 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 Hill County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gildford topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gildford:

  • Montana State University (about 204 miles; Bozeman, MT; Full-time enrollment: 12,942)
  • The University of Montana (about 209 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 210 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • North Idaho College (about 307 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Sheridan College (about 308 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Spokane Community College (about 332 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Whitworth University (about 334 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)

Public elementary/middle school in Gildford:

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Notable locations in Gildford: General Mills Incorporated Elevator (A), Gildford (B), Gildford Rural Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hill 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 Gildford and their reported violations in the past:

GILDFORD COLONY (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-23-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from SEP-23-2011 to SEP-23-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-26-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-03-2011)
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 (JAN-23-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-14-2011)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-14-2011)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.8%
(26.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.7%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.0%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Gildford compared to Montana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Wood (20%)
  • Electricity (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gildford CDP (based on Hill County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.58%
Here: 45.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchHutterian Brethren
Adherents28.9%24.6%6.7%6.6%5.3%
Congregations17.1%19.5%2.4%7.3%9.8%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents4.9%3.9%3.9%3.1%12.1%
Congregations2.4%4.9%4.9%2.4%29.3%
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: 2
Hill County:

1.21 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Hill County:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Hill County:

4.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Hill County:

29.0%
Montana:

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

18.8%
State:

10.7%

6.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,074 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
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  0.55% ($21,657 average AGI)
from Blaine County, MT  0.54% ($18,941)
from Missoula County, MT  0.35% ($23,455)


6.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,270 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
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  0.57% ($26,861 average AGI)
to Missoula County, MT  0.51% ($24,125)
to Yellowstone County, MT  0.51% ($32,531)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gildford:

  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOJM (610 AM; 1 kW; HAVRE, MT; Owner: NEW MEDIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KSEN (1150 AM; 10 kW; SHELBY, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KMON (560 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KEIN (1310 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: MUNSON RADIO, INC.)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJJR (880 AM; 10 kW; WHITEFISH, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKGR (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: KKGR, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gildford:

  • KNMC (90.1 FM; HAVRE, MT; Owner: NORTHERN MONTANA COLLEGE)
  • KPQX (92.5 FM; HAVRE, MT; Owner: NEW MEDIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • K261CC (100.1 FM; CHESTER, MT; Owner: RANDALL D. ROCKS)
  • KXEI (95.1 FM; HAVRE, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Us Hwy 2 5 Mi E (Lat: 48.434444 Lon: -110.349944), Call Sign: KNAX709
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.540 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/05/2011, Expiration Date: 02/22/2021
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • .2 Mi N Us Hwy 2 (Lat: 48.568611 Lon: -110.301889), Call Sign: KNCX583, Licensee ID: L00424291
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.975 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/28/2001, Expiration Date: 01/16/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/17/2012
    Registrant: Robert E Rathbun, Gildford, MT 59525, Phone: (406) 376-3244
  • Fas 449 .75 Mi N (Lat: 48.575278 Lon: -110.302722), Call Sign: WYP686, Licensee ID: L00103449
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.520 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/20/2003, Expiration Date: 01/24/2014
    Registrant: Arvid B Ous, Box 84, Gildford, MT 59525, Phone: (406) 376-3256

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3529K , Serial Number: 28-23544, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 08/03/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Justin M Miller, Po Box 214, Gildford, MT 59525
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3530D , Serial Number: 27073, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 03/04/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Sandt Lloyd A Vande, 17941 Road 200 N, Gildford, MT 59525
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4087R , Serial Number: 32-40405, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 11/27/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Justin M Miller, Po Box 214, Gildford, MT 59525
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4153M , Serial Number: 1809042, Year manufactured: 1989, Airworthiness Date: 08/28/1989
    Registrant (Individual): Roger D Lincoln, 15176 Hingham Rd N, Gildford, MT 59525
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180J (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 42359 , Serial Number: 18052343, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 05/23/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Roger D Lincoln, 15176 Hingham Rd N, Gildford, MT 59525
  • Aircraft: BUCKEYE INDUSTRIES INC DREAM MACHINE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 5513Z , Serial Number: 4879, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 12/06/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Justin M Miller, 825 1 W, Gildford, MT 59525
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9461P , Serial Number: 18-7509133, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 09/09/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Roger D Lincoln, 15176 Hingham Rd N, Gildford, MT 59525

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