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Population in 2010: 286. Population change since 2000: +257.5%
Males: 145  (50.8%)
Females: 141  (49.2%)

Median resident age:  20.0 years
Montana median age:  38.3 years

Zip code: 59864

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,249 (it was $28,906 in 2000)
Kicking Horse:

$38,249
MT:

$45,076
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,540

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $120,271 (it was $350,000 in 2000)
Kicking Horse:

$120,271
MT:

$184,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $586,538; Mobile homes: $586,538
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  • White alone - 117 (40.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 88 (30.8%)
  • Hispanic - 47 (16.4%)
  • Black alone - 18 (6.3%)
  • Two or more races - 13 (4.5%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kicking Horse: 265.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Dutch (20.8%), German (18.0%), Irish (4.9%), Norwegian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 2.47 square miles.

Population density: 116 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Kicking Horse:

  • High school or higher: 69.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kicking Horse CDP:

  • Never married: 51.3%
  • Now married: 25.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 14.9%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

30 residents are foreign born (15.4% Europe).

This place:  15.4%
Montana:  1.9%

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (41.6 miles , pop. 57,053).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (385.1 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (951.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Charlo, MT (2.1 miles ), Ronan, MT (2.1 miles ), Pablo, MT (3.1 miles ), St. Ignatius, MT (3.2 miles ), Ravalli, MT (3.7 miles) , Old Agency, MT (3.7 miles) , Turtle Lake, MT (3.8 miles) , Kerr, MT (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 47.46 N, Longitude: 114.08 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.7%
Montana:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Construction (30%)
  • Finance and insurance (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Other services, except public administration (76%)
  • Construction (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)


Average climate in Kicking Horse, Montana

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Earthquake activity:

Kicking Horse-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 59% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/22/1998 at 01:17:47, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, 4.6 ML, Depth: 7.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/2/1995 at 19:31:02, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.2 ML, 4.5 ML, Depth: 5.6 mi) earthquake occurred 50.5 miles away from Kicking Horse center
On 6/28/2000 at 14:28:31, a magnitude 4.5 (4.0 MB, 4.5 ML, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/1/1992 at 11:33:47, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 3.8 ML, 4.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/21/1992 at 01:57:43, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 MB, 4.1 MD, 4.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.9 miles away from Kicking Horse center
On 4/15/1998 at 02:28:35, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MD, 3.8 ML, Depth: 2.7 mi) earthquake occurred 40.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lake County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Kicking Horse:

  • LAKE COUNTY HOME OPTIONS (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; RONAN, MT)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; RONAN, MT)
  • POLSON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; POLSON, MT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kicking Horse:

  • The University of Montana (about 42 miles; Missoula, MT; Full-time enrollment: 11,744)
  • North Idaho College (about 128 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 3,090)
  • University of Idaho (about 148 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 9,625)
  • Spokane Community College (about 154 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 4,944)
  • Washington State University (about 155 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 21,748)
  • Gonzaga University (about 157 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 5,437)
  • Whitworth University (about 157 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,381)

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Reservoirs: Kickinghorse Reservoir (A), Kicking Horse Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Kicking Horse: Mission Mountain Wilderness Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Lake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2008 was 16.4. This is significantly better than average.
City:

16.4
U.S.:

34.8
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 17.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.7
U.S.:

24.2
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 8.50. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.50
U.S.:

12.40


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 31.8%
(28.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 83.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.3% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  3.1 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  78.3%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.3%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Kicking Horse, MT

215 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Kicking Horse compared to Montana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Kicking Horse travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (62%)
  • Electricity (38%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Kicking Horse CDP (based on Lake County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.97%
Here40.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian and Missionary AllianceAssemblies of God
Adherents48.4%9.3%8.2%4.3%4.1%
Congregations15.6%6.7%4.4%8.9%6.7%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents3.8%3.7%3.1%2.5%12.6%
Congregations8.9%6.7%6.7%4.4%31.1%
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: 10
Lake County:

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Lake County:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

9.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lake County:

25.9%
Montana:

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

14.6%
State:

10.7%

8.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,952 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.39%
Montana average:

8.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Missoula County, MT  1.30% ($28,500 average AGI)
from Flathead County, MT  0.65% ($44,776)
from Sanders County, MT  0.28% ($23,680)


7.70% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,441 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.70%
Montana average:

7.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Missoula County, MT  1.40% ($24,548 average AGI)
to Flathead County, MT  1.25% ($38,315)
to Gallatin County, MT  0.27% ($20,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kicking Horse:

  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KGEZ (600 AM; 5 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: SKYLINE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KLCY (930 AM; 5 kW; EAST MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJJR (880 AM; 10 kW; WHITEFISH, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KGVO (1290 AM; 5 kW; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kicking Horse:

  • KQRK (92.3 FM; RONAN, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPLG (91.5 FM; PLAINS, MT; Owner: YOUR NETWORK OF PRAISE, INC.)
  • KGGL (93.3 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KYSS-FM (94.9 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUFM (89.1 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA)
  • KSIL (100.7 FM; WALLACE, ID; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KALS (97.1 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KALISPELL CHRISTIAN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KBQQ (106.7 FM; PINESDALE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP INC.)
  • KLTC-FM (107.5 FM; SUPERIOR, MT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZOQ-FM (100.1 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KDBR (106.3 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMZL (91.1 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K204EV (88.7 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMSO (102.5 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: SHEILA CALLAHAN & FRIENDS, INC)
  • K231AF (94.1 FM; RONAN, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kicking Horse:

  • K05EE (Channel 5; BIG ARM, ETC., MT; Owner: BLACKTAIL TV TAX DISTRICT)
  • KSKC-CA (Channel 25; PABLO/RONAN, MT; Owner: SALISH KOOTENAI COLLEGE)
  • K28CF (Channel 28; ST. IGNATIUS, MT; Owner: SALISH KOOTENAI COLLEGE)

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