Ismay, Montana

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Population in 2014: 21 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.2%
Males: 11  (54.5%)
Females: 10  (45.5%)
Median resident age:  40.6 years
Montana median age:  40.1 years

Zip code: 59336

Estimated median household income in 2016: $55,453 (it was $32,083 in 2000)
Ismay:

$55,453
MT:

$50,027

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $16,817 (it was $9,852 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $25,127 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Ismay:

$25,127
MT:

$217,200
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ismay: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (77.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2632 feet

Land area: 0.42 square miles.

Population density: 51 people per square mile   (very low).

Ismay, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in Ismay:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 66.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 33.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ismay town:

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 74.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%



According to our research of Montana and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Ismay, Montana as of December 13, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Ismay to the number of sex offenders is 11 to 1.


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

Ismay town:  0.0% ($0)
Montana:  1.3% ($1,212)

Ismay satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (184.1 miles , pop. 59,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (458.3 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (905.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Plevna, MT (3.8 miles) , Shirley-Ismay, MT (4.5 miles ), Baker, MT (5.1 miles ), Fallon, MT (5.3 miles) , Terry, MT (5.6 miles ), Pine Hills-St. Phillips, MT (5.8 miles ), Golva, ND (6.5 miles) , Glendive, MT (6.5 miles ).

Latitude: 46.50 N, Longitude: 104.79 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

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

2.5%
Montana:

3.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +7 (+36.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (67%)
  • Wholesale trade (33%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (80%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (67%)
  • Sales and related occupations (33%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Management occupations (40%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (40%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Average climate in Ismay, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Ismay-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Montana state average. It is 35% smaller 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 313.8 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 469.0 miles away from Ismay 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 314.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 166.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 166.8 miles away from Ismay center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 286.5 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 Custer County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ismay topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ismay:

  • Black Hills State University (about 146 miles; Spearfish, SD; Full-time enrollment: 3,166)
  • Sheridan College (about 159 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 185 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 186 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • Bismarck State College (about 190 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 193 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Minot State University (about 204 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
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Notable locations in Ismay: Ismay Grain Company Elevator (A), Ismay (B), Ismay Rural Volunteer Fire Company (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Custer 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: 0.0%
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  55.6%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.0%
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:

9.5
Montana average:

9.8

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ismay town (based on Custer County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,6997
Evangelical Protestant1,5949
Catholic1,5801
Other4831
None6,343-
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
Custer County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Custer County:

8.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Custer County:

25.8%
Montana:

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

15.3%
State:

10.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.4%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ismay:

45.5%
Montana:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Ismay:

31.5
Montana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ismay:

17.2%
Montana:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

18.8%
Montana:

9.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ismay:

6.3
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

48.7%
Montana:

35.3%

General health condition:
This city:

54.1%
Montana:

57.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.8%
Montana:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ismay, MT Residents
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$51
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$17
Totals for Government 0$0 4$68

6.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,799 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.40%
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  0.90% ($28,625 average AGI)
from Missoula County, MT  0.23% ($14,400)


6.49% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,272 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.49%
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  1.06% ($37,106 average AGI)
to Rosebud County, MT  0.32% ($32,643)
to Gallatin County, MT  0.23% ($53,900)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ismay:

  • KFLN (960 AM; 5 kW; BAKER, MT; Owner: NEWELL BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KGLE (590 AM; 1 kW; GLENDIVE, MT; Owner: FRIENDS OF CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIKC (1250 AM; 5 kW; FORSYTH, MT; Owner: MILES CITY, FORSYTH B/DCSTG, INC.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXGN (1400 AM; 1 kW; GLENDIVE, MT; Owner: GLENDIVE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KLTC (1460 AM; 5 kW; DICKINSON, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ismay:

  • KJJM (100.5 FM; BAKER, MT; Owner: NEWELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKRY (92.5 FM; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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  • 181 Ismay Road South (Lat: 46.401389 Lon: -104.802500), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: KNKR293
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 01/04/2007, Expiration Date: 12/04/2016, Certifier: Michael CandelariaRegistrant: Communications Advisory Counsel, LLC, 904 C Avenue, Circle, MT 59215, Phone: (202) 333-5273, Fax: (202) 318-3123

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 7 Mi N Of Us Hwy 12 15 Mi W (Lat: 46.470556 Lon: -104.992194), Call Sign: KYL967
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.915 MHzGrant Date: 03/02/2015, Expiration Date: 05/04/2025Registrant: East-Mont Communications, 1819 Main St Ste A, Miles City, MT 59301, Phone: (406) 234-6732, Email:
  • Lat: 46.170778 Lon: -104.681861, Call Sign: WPYN606
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.765 MHzGrant Date: 07/20/2013, Expiration Date: 09/16/2023, Certifier: Bill LaneRegistrant: Mountain Communication & Paging Inc., 406 E. Bryant St, Bozeman, MT 59715, Phone: (406) 585-7780, Fax: (406) 585-5830, Email:
  • Lat: 46.352222 Lon: -105.402500, Call Sign: WQWG642
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.962 MHzGrant Date: 08/17/2015, Expiration Date: 08/17/2025, Certifier: Mark EllisRegistrant: Industrial Communications And Electronics, 201 Erie Drive, Billings, MT 59101, Phone: (406) 259-1212, Fax: (406) 259-9989, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KA7LSB, Grant Date: 06/20/1997, Expiration Date: 06/20/2007, Cancellation Date: 06/23/2009, Registrant: John W Palm, Rr 2 Box 54, Ismay, MT 59336

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 421B (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 172 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GTSIO-520-C (340 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1144H , Serial Number: 421B0130, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 06/25/1971
    Registrant (Individual): Mike C Choat, 480 Spring Creek Rd, Ismay, MT 59336
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-125 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1377A , Serial Number: 18-1208, Airworthiness Date: 03/20/1956
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Rod A Kelly, 2057 Road 403, Ismay, MT 59336, Other Owners: Marilyn K Kelly
  • Aircraft: HUGHES 269C (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 64 mph), Engine: LYCOMING HIO-360 SER (205 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 269WG , Serial Number: 411030, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 04/22/1981
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 1152 Road 421, Ismay, MT 59336
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T210F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 799PC , Serial Number: T210-0178, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 07/08/1966
    Registrant (Individual): William J Griffin, 417 Road 305, Ismay, MT 59336
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T188C (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9987J , Serial Number: T18803916T, Year manufactured: 1982, Airworthiness Date: 03/09/1982
    Registrant (Corporation): Baldwin Ranch Co, 23 Road 316, Ismay, MT 59336

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (50%)

Ismay 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 significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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