Hanover, Montana

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Population in July 2007: 703.
Males: 376  (53.6%)
Females: 327  (46.4%)
Median resident age:  39.7 years
Montana median age:  37.5 years

Zip code: 59451

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,236 (it was $30,625 in 2000)
Hanover:

$39,236
MT:

$46,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,956 (it was $13,206 in 2000)

Hanover CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $111,971 (it was $67,500 in 2000)
Hanover:

$111,971
MT:

$190,100
  • Races in Hanover, MT (2000)

    Hanover races chart
    • 72797.5%White alone
    • 101.3%Hispanic
    • 50.7%Two or more races
    • 30.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hanover: 90.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3752 feet

Land area: 595.6 square miles.

Population density: 1.2 people per square mile   (very low).

Hanover, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in Hanover:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hanover CCD:

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 64.6%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 1.9%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Hanover CCD:  0.8% ($550)
Montana:  1.3% ($1,212)
Hanover satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Great Falls, MT (89.1 miles , pop. 56,690).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (554.9 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (957.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Lewistown Heights, MT (3.3 miles ), Lewistown, MT (3.4 miles ), Moore, MT (4.6 miles) , Winifred, MT (4.8 miles) , Denton, MT (5.0 miles ), Hobson, MT (5.1 miles ), Roy, MT (5.4 miles ), Grass Range, MT (5.7 miles) .

Latitude: 47.23 N, Longitude: 109.43 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

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

3.8%
Montana:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (68%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Food and beverage stores (2%)
  • Educational services (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (32%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (2%)
  • Food and beverage stores (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (55%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3%)
  • Top executives (2%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (2%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)

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

Average climate in Hanover, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Hanover-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Montana state average. It is 12% 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 193.5 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 303.7 miles away from Hanover 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 187.7 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 196.6 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 288.6 miles away from Hanover center
On 10/29/1983 at 23:29:11, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 299.1 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 Fergus County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Hanover:

  • CENTRAL MONTANA MC HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; LEWISTOWN, MT)
  • CENTRAL MONTANA MEDICAL CTR (Hospital, about 12 miles away; LEWISTOWN, MT)
  • CENTRAL MONTANA SKILLED NURSING (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LEWISTOWN, MT)
  • MONTANA MENTAL HEALTH NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LEWISTOWN, MT)
  • VALLE VISTA MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LEWISTOWN, MT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hanover:

  • Montana State University-Billings (about 109 miles; Billings, MT; Full-time enrollment: 4,319)
  • Montana State University (about 133 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • Sheridan College (about 209 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • The University of Montana (about 217 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 263 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Black Hills State University (about 328 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Idaho State University (about 336 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)

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Notable locations in Hanover: Maiden Fur Farm (A), The Horse Ranch (B), Roy Junction (C), Amherst (D), Hruska Fishing Access Site (E), Spring Creek Colony (F), Ruins of Fort Maginnis (G), Hilger Fire Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hanover include: Saint Victor Church (A), Presbyterian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fort Maginnis Cemetery (1), Gilt Edge Cemetery (2), Kendall Cemetery (3), Hilger Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Cottonwood Creek (A), West Fork Salt Creek (B), East Fork Salt Creek (C), Middle Fork Salt Creek (D), Big Spring Creek (E), Alkali Creek (F), Box Elder Creek (G), Burnette Creek (H), Coyote Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Fergus 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
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Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.0%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.1%
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: 0.4% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

26.0%
Whole state:

14.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

8.9%
Whole state:

5.8%
96 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
86 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Hanover 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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Montana average:

10.4

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (50%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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 Hanover CCD (based on Fergus County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,9546
Evangelical Protestant1,70820
Mainline Protestant1,53510
Other4702
None5,919-
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: 6
Fergus County:

5.37 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Fergus County:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

15.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Fergus County:

23.6%
Montana:

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

5.3%
State:

10.7%

5.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,431 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
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  0.66% ($35,567 average AGI)
from Gallatin County, MT  0.61% ($25,286)
from Cascade County, MT  0.33% ($33,267)


6.18% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,714 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
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  0.96% ($29,091 average AGI)
to Missoula County, MT  0.39% ($13,056)
to Gallatin County, MT  0.37% ($33,529)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hanover:

  • KXLO (1230 AM; 1 kW; LEWISTOWN, MT; Owner: KXLO BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMON (560 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KURL (730 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: ELENBAAS MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGHL (790 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KKGR (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: KKGR, INC.)
  • KEIN (1310 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: MUNSON RADIO, INC.)
  • KSEN (1150 AM; 10 kW; SHELBY, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBUL (970 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hanover:

  • KEHT (100.3 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • K203AE (88.5 FM; LEWISTOWN, MT; Owner: MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS)

TV broadcast stations around Hanover:

  • KBAO (Channel 13; LEWISTOWN, MT; Owner: SUNBELT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • K43DC (Channel 43; LEWISTOWN, MT; Owner: KFBB CORPORATION)
  • K47DP (Channel 47; LEWISTOWN, MT; Owner: MMM LICENSE LLC)
  • K45CS (Channel 45; LEWISTOWN, MT; Owner: KRTV COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K29AA (Channel 13; LEWISTOWN, MT; Owner: BLACKTAIL TV TAX DISTRICT)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Ne 1/4 Of Sw 1/4 Of Section 2, T16n, R17e, Fergus County (Lat: 47.177778 Lon: -109.536111), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 60.7 m
    Registrant: 7026423333, , 1500 FOREMASTER LANE
  • Ne 1/4 Of Sw 1/4 Of Section 2, T16n, R17e, Fergus County (Lat: 47.177778 Lon: -109.536111), Type: 10.4, Overall height: 6.1 m
    Registrant: 7026423333, , 1500 FOREMASTER LANE

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • HANOVER, 1.1 Mi Ne (Lat: 47.134139 Lon: -109.539333), Overall height: 8.5 m, Call Sign: WFY529
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/06/2000, Expiration Date: 08/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 10/25/2001
    Registrant: Qwest Corporation, 700 W. Mineral Avenue, Room Co G1.24, Littleton, CO 80120, Phone: (303) 707-8706, Fax: (303) 707-9775, Email:

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