Kila, Montana

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Population in 2010: 392.
Males: 152  (39.0%)
Females: 240  (61.0%)
Median resident age:

44.9 years
Montana median age:

40.5 years

Zip codes: 59920.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $62,588
Kila:

$62,588
MT:

$57,153

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,050

Kila CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $306,500
Kila:

$306,500
MT:

$253,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $335,874; detached houses: $343,395; mobile homes: $151,417

Median gross rent in 2019: $675.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kila: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 25.7%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Kila, MT (2019)
    • 30979.4%White alone
    • 5213.4%American Indian alone
    • 256.4%Two or more races

Races in Kila detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Montana and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Kila, Montana as of May 23, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kila is 61 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (29.8%), Norwegian (13.8%), Irish (12.8%), English (10.8%), Welsh (3.3%), European (2.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3190 feet

3 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.8%
Montana:

2.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,636 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (89.4 miles , pop. 57,053).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (359.3 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (991.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Batavia, MT (2.2 miles ),
Kalispell, MT (2.9 miles ),
Forest Hill Village, MT (3.0 miles ),
Marion, MT (3.1 miles ),
Lower Valley-Somers, MT (3.3 miles ),
Somers, MT (3.3 miles ),
Evergreen, MT (3.4 miles ),
Lake Mary Ronan, MT (3.5 miles)

Latitude: 48.12 N, Longitude: 114.46 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

Distribution of median household income in Kila, MT in 2019
Distribution of house value in Kila, MT in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.4%
Montana:

4.3%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 80.6. This is about average.

City:

80.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.323. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.323
U.S.:

0.267
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 25.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Kila-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 750% 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 305.5 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 281.4 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 254.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/6/2017 at 06:30:17, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 7.6 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 122.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 379.2 miles away from Kila center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW) earthquake occurred 385.3 miles away from Kila center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Flathead County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Kila:

  • FLATHEAD COUNTY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; KALISPELL, MT)
  • FLATHEAD OUTPATIENT SURGICAL CTR (Hospital, about 9 miles away; KALISPELL, MT)
  • IMMANUEL SKILLED CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; KALISPELL, MT)
  • BRENDAN HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; KALISPELL, MT)
  • HERITAGE PLACE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; KALISPELL, MT)
  • GLACIER VIEW HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; KALISPELL, MT)
  • HEALTH CENTER NORTHWEST Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; KALISPELL, MT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kila:

  • The University of Montana (about 90 miles; Missoula, MT; Full-time enrollment: 13,602)
  • North Idaho College (about 113 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Spokane Community College (about 139 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Whitworth University (about 140 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Gonzaga University (about 141 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 143 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 152 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)

Public elementary/middle schools in Kila:

  • KILA SCHOOL (Students: 109, Location: 395 KILA ROAD, Grades: PK-6)
  • KILA 7-8 (Students: 32, Location: 395 KILA ROAD, Grades: 7-8)
See full list of schools located in Kila

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Flathead County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Montana:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

73.6%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.7%
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: 0.6% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Kila:

Marital status in Kila, MT
  • Never married: 11.6%
  • Now married: 65.0%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

For population 25 years and over in Kila:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Montana average:

9.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kila, MT (based on Flathead County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,54483
Catholic4,9336
Mainline Protestant4,59417
Other4,37020
Black Protestant151
None61,472-
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: 15
Here:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Flathead County:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Flathead County:

5.19 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 97
This county:

11.18 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Flathead County:

5.8%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

20.0%
Montana:

23.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.4%
Montana:

10.7%

6.82% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($70,646 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.82%
Montana average:

7.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Missoula County, MT  0.37% ($39,858 average AGI)
from Lake County, MT  0.31% ($43,285)
from Gallatin County, MT  0.22% ($41,674)


5.14% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,828 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.14%
Montana average:

6.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Missoula County, MT  0.47% ($27,745 average AGI)
to Lake County, MT  0.29% ($49,777)
to Gallatin County, MT  0.20% ($35,385)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kila:

  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KGEZ (600 AM; 5 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: SKYLINE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJJR (880 AM; 10 kW; WHITEFISH, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KLCY (930 AM; 5 kW; EAST MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSEN (1150 AM; 10 kW; SHELBY, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kila:

  • KDBR (106.3 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KALS (97.1 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KALISPELL CHRISTIAN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KUKL (89.9 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA)
  • KKMT (95.9 FM; COLUMBIA FALLS, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K204CJ (88.7 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC.)
  • KZMN (103.9 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KQRK (92.3 FM; RONAN, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K208DI (89.5 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBBZ (98.5 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K259AD (99.7 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE B/C INC.)
  • KSIL (100.7 FM; WALLACE, ID; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPLG (91.5 FM; PLAINS, MT; Owner: YOUR NETWORK OF PRAISE, INC.)
  • K232AS (94.3 FM; KALISPELL, ETC., MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K201EY (88.1 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kila:

  • K05EE (Channel 5; BIG ARM, ETC., MT; Owner: BLACKTAIL TV TAX DISTRICT)
  • K26DD (Channel 26; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K59BW (Channel 59; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • KCFW-TV (Channel 9; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: EAGLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTMF-LP (Channel 59; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: MMM LICENSE LLC)
  • K18AJ (Channel 18; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KPAX COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K44FR (Channel 44; BIGFORK, MT; Owner: BLACKTAIL TV TAX DISTRICT)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 4.5mTotal length
  • 400Total average daily traffic
  • 400Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • MT01_Marion, Se 1/4 Ne 1/4 S 24, T 27 N, R 24 W (108816) (Lat: 48.087750 Lon: -114.624333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 55.2 m, Overall height: 56.7 m, Call Sign: KNKN380
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 10/20/2020, Expiration Date: 10/01/2030, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St. Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • (Marion) 8080 Highway 2 West (Lat: 48.088111 Lon: -114.623889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.3 m, Call Sign: KNKN483
    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 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/2020, Expiration Date: 10/01/2030Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Michael P Goggin, Se 1/4 Ne 1/4 Section 24, Township 27 N, Range 24 W (Lat: 48.087750 Lon: -114.624333), Type: 56.7, Overall height: 55.2 m, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, Mg7268@att.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 457-2055
  • Michael P Goggin, Se 1/4 Ne 1/4 Section 24, Township 27 N, Range 24 W (Lat: 48.087750 Lon: -114.624333), Type: 56.7, Overall height: 55.2 m, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, Mg7268@att.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 457-2055
  • Lisa M Minney, Se 1/4 Ne 1/4 S 24 T2 7 Nr 24 West (Lat: 48.087639 Lon: -114.624361), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 30029 m, Overall height: 74.7 m, Licensee ID: L, Registrant: Ccatt LLC, Regulatory.Department@crowncastle.Com, , Canon-sburg, Phone: (724) 416-2000
  • Lisa M Minney, Se 1/4 Ne 1/4 S 24 T2 7 Nr 24 West, Type: 79.2, Structure height: 30029 m, Overall height: 74.7 m, Registrant: Crown Castle, Lisa.Minney@crowncastle.Com, , Canon-sburg, Phone: (724) 416-2257
  • Lisa M Minney, Se 1/4 Ne 1/4 S 24 T2 7 Nr 24 West (Lat: 48.087639 Lon: -114.624361), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 30029 m, Overall height: 74.7 m, Registrant: Crown Castle, Lisa.Minney@crowncastle.Com, , Canon-sburg, Phone: (724) 416-2257

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Marion, Lat: 48.088139 Lon: -114.623889, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 56.7 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQIU487,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/23/2018, Expiration Date: 10/17/2020, Cancellation Date: 12/19/2020, Certifier: Joseph L Sullivan, Registrant: Montanasky Networks, Inc., 1286 Burns Way, Kalispell, MT 59901, Phone: (406) 752-4335, Fax: (406) 315-4410, Email:
  • MARION, 8080 Highway 2 W (Lat: 48.088139 Lon: -114.623889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.3 m, Call Sign: WQRQ834,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 07/10/2013, Expiration Date: 07/10/2023, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Cellco Partnership, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:
  • STEPHAN STRA, 240 Hodge Creek Dr (Lat: 48.141944 Lon: -114.567778), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WRFG811,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/28/2020, Expiration Date: 02/28/2030, Certifier: Ryan Bowman, Registrant: Montanasky Networks, Inc., 1286 Burns Way, Kalispell, MT 59901, Phone: (406) 890-1425, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kila)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: JENKINS PITTS S-1 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1AJ, N1AJ, N-1AJ, Serial Number: 156H, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 10/04/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 08/15/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Arthur J Jenkins, Po Box 129, Kila, MT 59920
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 120 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 77298, N77298, N-77298, Serial Number: 11740, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/20/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 01/25/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Oosterhout Dean M Van, Po Box 964, Kila, MT 59920
  • Aircraft: DEHAVILLAND DHC-2 MK. I(L20A) (Category: Land, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 83VR, N83VR, N-83VR, Serial Number: 1613, Airworthiness Date: 11/02/1999, Certificate Issue Date: 11/19/2020
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Nicholas Allen Gill, Po Box 133, Kila, MT 59920, Other Owners: Kimberly Bowman Ewing

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kila, MT
  • 44.9%Electricity
  • 33.1%Wood
  • 14.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.6%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kila, MT
  • 62.1%Wood
  • 27.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.3%Electricity


Kila compared to Montana 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 7 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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