Herron, Montana

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Population in 2010: 116. Population change since 2000: +16.0%
Males: 59  (51.5%)
Females: 57  (48.5%)
Median resident age:  55.5 years
Montana median age:  40.1 years

Zip code: 59501

Estimated median household income in 2016: $46,532 (it was $37,727 in 2000)
Herron:

$46,532
MT:

$50,027

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $35,460 (it was $11,779 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $91,144 (it was $92,500 in 2000)
Herron:

$91,144
MT:

$217,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $213,821; Detached houses: $213,093
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  • Races in Herron, MT (2010)

    Herron races chart
    • 10489.7%White alone
    • 65.2%Hispanic
    • 54.3%Two or more races
    • 10.9%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Herron: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (33.3%), Scandinavian (33.3%), Dutch (3.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 4.66 square miles.

Population density: 25 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Herron:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Herron CDP:

  • Never married: 57.7%
  • Now married: 33.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 4.4%

9 residents are foreign born (9.0% North America).

This place:

9.0%
Montana:

1.8%

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

Herron CDP:  0.9% ($850)
Montana:  1.3% ($1,212)

Herron satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Great Falls, MT (98.4 miles , pop. 56,690).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (574.8 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (1043.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Beaver Creek, MT (1.7 miles ), West Havre, MT (1.7 miles ), Havre, MT (2.4 miles ), Havre North, MT (2.5 miles ), Saddle Butte, MT (2.6 miles) , Rocky Boy's, MT (3.6 miles ), Azure, MT (3.7 miles ), Kremlin, MT (3.8 miles) .

Latitude: 48.51 N, Longitude: 109.79 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

Herron household income distribution Herron home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Montana:

3.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Construction (28%)
  • Information (28%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (55%)
  • Educational services (32%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (33%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (28%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (41%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (32%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Herron, Montana

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Earthquake activity:

Herron-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Montana state average. It is 0% 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 276.2 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 361.8 miles away from Herron 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 269.5 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 252.5 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 341.5 miles away from Herron center
On 10/29/1983 at 23:29:11, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 353.2 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 (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Herron:

  • SWEET MEMORIAL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CHINOOK, MT)
  • NORTHERN MONTANA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; HAVRE, MT)
  • NORTHERN MONTANA HOSPITAL DIALYSIS UNIT (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; HAVRE, MT)
  • NORTHERN MONTANA HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; HAVRE, MT)

Amtrak station near Herron:

  • 6 miles: HAVRE (235 MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Herron:

  • Montana State University-Billings (about 198 miles; Billings, MT; Full-time enrollment: 4,319)
  • Montana State University (about 206 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • The University of Montana (about 227 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)
  • Sheridan College (about 293 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • North Idaho College (about 329 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 339 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Spokane Community College (about 355 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)

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Notable locations in Herron: Beaver Creek Golf Course (A), Herron Park (B), Evergreen Campground (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Halfway Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hill County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 4.5%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  81.0%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.1%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.5
Montana average:

9.8

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

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,03914
Catholic1,8205
Evangelical Protestant1,61518
Other6012
None10,021-
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: 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 Herron:

  • KOJM (610 AM; 1 kW; HAVRE, MT; Owner: NEW MEDIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KSEN (1150 AM; 10 kW; SHELBY, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJJR (880 AM; 10 kW; WHITEFISH, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Herron:

  • KNMC (90.1 FM; HAVRE, MT; Owner: NORTHERN MONTANA COLLEGE)
  • KPQX (92.5 FM; HAVRE, MT; Owner: NEW MEDIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KXEI (95.1 FM; HAVRE, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K261CC (100.1 FM; CHESTER, MT; Owner: RANDALL D. ROCKS)
  • KRYK (101.3 FM; CHINOOK, MT; Owner: NEW MEDIA BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • K219FF (91.7 FM; HAVRE, MT; Owner: MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS)

TV broadcast stations around Herron:

  • KBBJ (Channel 9; HAVRE, MT; Owner: SUNBELT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 100Total average daily traffic
  • 3Total average daily truck traffic
  • 130Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Wood (22%)

Herron 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 above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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