Helena Valley Northeast, Montana

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Population in 2010: 2,995. Population change since 2000: +41.1%
Males: 1,398  (46.7%)
Females: 1,597  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  49.3 years
Montana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 59602.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $75,388 (it was $50,804 in 2000)
Helena Valley Northeast:

$75,388
MT:

$50,027

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $36,260 (it was $20,283 in 2000)

Helena Valley Northeast CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $303,585 (it was $145,500 in 2000)
Helena Valley Northeast:

$303,585
MT:

$217,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $330,402; Detached houses: $327,029; Townhouses or other attached units: over $1,000,000; Mobile homes: $60,558

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,056.

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  • Races in Helena Valley Northeast, MT (2010)

    Helena Valley Northeast races chart
    • 2,87596.0%White alone
    • 471.6%Hispanic
    • 381.3%Two or more races
    • 240.8%American Indian alone
    • 50.2%Black alone
    • 60.2%Asian alone

Races in Helena Valley Northeast detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Helena Valley Northeast: 89.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (24.9%), Norwegian (10.9%), Irish (6.9%), English (6.6%), European (5.3%), Scottish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 46.8 square miles.

Population density: 64 people per square mile   (very low).

Helena Valley Northeast,MT real estate house value index trend

Helena Valley Northeast, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in Helena Valley Northeast:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Helena Valley Northeast CDP:

  • Never married: 15.4%
  • Now married: 57.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 18.0%

57 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.8%
Montana:

2.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,968 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,232 (0.8%)

Helena Valley Northeast satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Great Falls, MT (65.3 miles , pop. 56,690).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (485.1 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (909.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Helena Valley Southeast, MT (2.1 miles ), Helena Valley West Central, MT (2.2 miles ), East Helena, MT (2.4 miles ), Helena Valley Northwest, MT (2.4 miles ), Helena, MT (2.6 miles ), Helena West Side, MT (2.8 miles ), South Hills, MT (2.9 miles ), Montana City, MT (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 46.67 N, Longitude: 111.94 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

Helena Valley Northeast household income distribution Helena Valley Northeast home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.6%
Montana:

3.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (27%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Helena Valley Northeast: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Helena Valley Northeast, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Helena Valley Northeast-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Montana state average. It is 60% 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 158.4 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 200.9 miles away from Helena Valley Northeast 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 150.0 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 93.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 509.4 miles away from Helena Valley Northeast center
On 8/22/1984 at 09:46:30, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 179.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Helena Valley Northeast topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Helena Valley Northeast:

  • A PLUS HEALTH CARE - HOSPICE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; HELENA, MT)
  • SHODAIR CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; HELENA, MT)
  • HOMELINK OF ST PETER'S (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; HELENA, MT)
  • COONEY CONVALESCENT HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HELENA, MT)
  • ST PETERS HOSPITAL DIALYSIS UNIT (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; HELENA, MT)
  • HOSPICE OF ST PETERS COMM HOSP (Hospital, about 7 miles away; HELENA, MT)
  • ST PETER'S HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; HELENA, MT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Helena Valley Northeast:

  • Montana State University (about 82 miles; Bozeman, MT; Full-time enrollment: 12,942)
  • The University of Montana (about 98 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 175 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 198 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • North Idaho College (about 239 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • University of Idaho (about 242 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 243 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)

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Notable locations in Helena Valley Northeast: Fox Ridge Golf Course (A), H and C RV Park (B), Masonic Home (C), Causeway Fishing Access (D), Black Sandy Recreation Site (E), Tri - Lakes Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (F), Little Red School House Museum (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Hardgrove Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Helena (A), Stansfield Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Prickly Pear Creek (A), Silver Creek (B), Tenmile Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Helena Valley Northeast: Black Sandy State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Beach: Black Sandy Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lewis and Clark 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 2013 was 70.6. This is about average.

City:

70.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.138. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.138
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.299. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.299
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 26.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.31. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.31
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.141. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.141
U.S.:

0.014
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.7%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  77.5%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.7%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
45 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
31 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
8 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Montana average:

9.8

Helena Valley Northeast travel time to work - commute Helena Valley Northeast mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Helena Valley Northeast CDP (based on Lewis and Clark County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic8,8008
Evangelical Protestant7,37247
Mainline Protestant5,13414
Other3,20213
Orthodox151
None38,872-
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: 8
Lewis and Clark County:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Lewis and Clark County:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Lewis and Clark County:

3.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 52
Here:

8.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lewis and Clark County:

21.0%
Montana:

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

8.3%
State:

10.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Helena Valley Northeast:

51.8%
Montana:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Helena Valley Northeast:

50.0%
State:

48.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Montana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.7%
Montana:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.6%
Montana:

9.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Helena Valley Northeast:

6.9
Montana:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.8%
Montana:

35.3%

General health condition:
Here:

59.7%
State:

57.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.3%
Montana:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Helena Valley Northeast, MT Residents

6.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,103 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.60%
Montana average:

6.86%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($184 average AGI)
Lewis and Clark County:

0.05%
Montana average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Missoula County, MT  0.49% ($30,102 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, MT  0.43% ($41,168)
from Cascade County, MT  0.38% ($37,760)


5.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,190 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Montana average:

6.73%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($255 average AGI)
Lewis and Clark County:

0.05%
Montana average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Missoula County, MT  0.48% ($25,192 average AGI)
to Gallatin County, MT  0.46% ($27,067)
to Jefferson County, MT  0.37% ($46,896)

Strongest AM radio stations in Helena Valley Northeast:

  • KMTX (950 AM; 5 kW; HELENA, MT; Owner: CAPRI, INC)
  • KKGR (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: KKGR, INC.)
  • KBLL (1240 AM; 1 kW; HELENA, MT; Owner: HOLTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCAP (1340 AM; 1 kW; HELENA, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KBOW (550 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KMON (560 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KXTL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KEIN (1310 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: MUNSON RADIO, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBOZ (1090 AM; 5 kW; BOZEMAN, MT; Owner: REIER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Helena Valley Northeast:

  • KVCM (103.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KBLL-FM (99.5 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: HOLTER BROASDCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K246AC (97.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: LAST CHANCE PUBLIC RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • K251AC (98.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS-MT UNIV. SYSTEM)
  • KUHM (91.7 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA)
  • KHKR-FM (104.1 FM; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KMTX-FM (105.3 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: CAPRI, INC)
  • KZMT (101.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • K210BF (89.9 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KAPC (91.3 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA)
  • 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.)
  • KOPR (94.1 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KMBR (95.5 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • K213CJ (90.5 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: MONTANA CHRISTIAN RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KAAR (92.5 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • K213CB (90.5 FM; DEER LODGE, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K219AT (91.7 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: LAST CHANCE PUBLIC RADIO ASSOC., INC)
  • K215CG (90.9 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Helena Valley Northeast:

  • KMTF (Channel 10; HELENA, MT; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHBB-LP (Channel 21; HELENA, MT; Owner: KFBB CORPORATION)
  • K41CX (Channel 41; HELENA, MT; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTVH (Channel 12; HELENA, MT; Owner: BEARTOOTH COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 38m125ftTotal length
  • $1,740,000Total costs
  • 51,540Total average daily traffic
  • 1,045Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 91960-1969
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Helena Valley Northeast, MT

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Helena Valley Northeast compared to Montana state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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