Lambert, Montana

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Population in July 2007: 583.
Males: 312  (53.6%)
Females: 271  (46.4%)
Median resident age:  36.4 years
Montana median age:  37.5 years

Zip code: 59243

Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,276 (it was $27,885 in 2000)
Lambert:

$51,276
MT:

$46,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $29,858 (it was $14,528 in 2000)

Lambert CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $151,766 (it was $56,900 in 2000)
Lambert:

$151,766
MT:

$190,100
  • Races in Lambert, MT (2000)

    Lambert races chart
    • 60998.9%White alone
    • 40.6%Hispanic
    • 20.3%Two or more races
    • 10.2%American Indian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lambert: 90.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2346 feet

Land area: 713.2 square miles.

Population density: 0.8 people per square mile   (very low).

Lambert, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in Lambert:

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lambert CCD:

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 67.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 3.3%

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

Lambert CCD:  0.8% ($438)
Montana:  1.3% ($1,212)
Lambert satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (195.6 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (545.1 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (927.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fox Lake, MT (2.5 miles) , Richey, MT (4.3 miles) , Crane, MT (4.9 miles) , Sidney, MT (5.1 miles ), Knife River, MT (5.2 miles ), Savage-Crane, MT (5.2 miles ), Culbertson, MT (5.4 miles ), Brockton, MT (5.4 miles ).

Latitude: 47.75 N, Longitude: 104.71 W

Area code: 406

Lambert household income distribution Lambert home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

2.5%
Montana:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (64%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Food (3%)
  • Farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (2%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (2%)
  • Educational services (31%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (45%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (16%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (11%)
  • Bus drivers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)

Work and jobs in Lambert: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lambert, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Lambert-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Montana state average. It is 41% 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 359.9 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 505.5 miles away from Lambert 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 358.4 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 250.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 250.9 miles away from Lambert center
On 7/29/1998 at 03:31:58, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.7 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 42.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Richland County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Donald Grant Nutter - 15th Governor of Montana..

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lambert:

  • Minot State University (about 162 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • Bismarck State College (about 194 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 200 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 226 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • Black Hills State University (about 229 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Sheridan College (about 233 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 265 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)

Public high school in Lambert:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lambert:

See full list of schools located in Lambert, map of school districts: LAMBERT ELEMENTARY, LAMBERT HIGH SCHOOL

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Notable locations in Lambert: Midway Community Center (A), Nortana Grain Company Elevator (B), Kuester Reservoir Fishing Access Site (C), Historical Society Museum (D), Lambert Rural Fire District (E), Richland County Ambulance Lambert (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lambert include: First Lutheran Church (A), Saint Theresas Catholic Church (B), Christian and Missionary Alliance Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lambert Cemetery (1), Lambert Catholic Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Fox Lake (A), Latka Reservoir (B), Prevost Reservoir Number 2 (C), Erickson Reservoir (D), Kuester Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: East Fork Fox Creek (A), Spring Creek (B), Duplisse Creek (C), West Fork Fox Creek (D), Middle Fork Fox Creek (E), Long Grass Creek (F), Main Hay Creek (G), Muskrat Creek (H), North Fork East Redwater Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lambert include: Fox Lake Wildlife Management Area (1), Lambert Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lambert and their reported violations in the past:

LAMBERT SEWER AND WATER ASSN (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2014 and SEP-2014, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St No addtl Formal Action needed (JUL-31-2014), St Public Notif requested (SEP-23-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-23-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-17-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-17-2014), St No addtl Formal Action needed (JUL-31-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-15-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-07-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-24-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-24-2010), St No addtl Formal Action needed (APR-20-2010), Fed FAO issued (JUN-28-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-15-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-23-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-16-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-16-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-12-2010), St No addtl Formal Action needed (APR-20-2010), Fed FAO issued (JUN-28-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2010), St No addtl Formal Action needed (DEC-15-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-23-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-14-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-15-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-15-2010), St No addtl Formal Action needed (APR-20-2010), Fed FAO issued (JUN-28-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-15-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-23-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-09-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-19-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-19-2008), St Other (JUL-31-2008), St Civil Case under development (SEP-11-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-05-2009), Fed FAO issued (JUN-28-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2010)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 43 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.3%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.3%
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: 0.9% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

22.5%
Whole state:

14.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

7.9%
Whole state:

5.8%

Lambert 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Montana average:

10.4

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (79%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lambert CCD (based on Richland County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,12510
Evangelical Protestant1,69915
Catholic1,5395
Other2891
None4,094-
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: 4
Richland County:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Richland County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Richland County:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

11.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Richland County:

28.3%
Montana:

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

11.0%
State:

10.7%

8.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,297 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.86%
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  0.77% ($39,344 average AGI)
from Gallatin County, MT  0.50% ($40,048)
from Flathead County, MT  0.46% ($31,947)


5.56% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,339 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
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  0.62% ($50,680 average AGI)
to Ward County, ND  0.27% ($63,727)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lambert:

  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KATQ (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLENTYWOOD, MT; Owner: RADIO INTERNAT'L-KATQ B/CAST ASSOC.)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGLE (590 AM; 1 kW; GLENDIVE, MT; Owner: FRIENDS OF CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • KFLN (960 AM; 5 kW; BAKER, MT; Owner: NEWELL BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXGN (1400 AM; 1 kW; GLENDIVE, MT; Owner: GLENDIVE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLTC (1460 AM; 5 kW; DICKINSON, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lambert:

  • K201FG (88.1 FM; CULBERTSON, MT; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTHC (95.1 FM; SIDNEY, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KYYZ (96.1 FM; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KDSR (101.1 FM; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: WILLISTON COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP. D/B/A KDSR(FM))

Lambert fatal accident list:

Jun 28, 1980 01:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • 13055 County Rd. 328 (Lat: 47.797972 Lon: -104.636833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: KNKR290
    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: 01/04/2007, Expiration Date: 12/16/2016
    Registrant: Communications Advisory Counsel LLC, 2154 Wisconsin Ave Nw, Washington, DC 20007, Phone: (202) 333-5273, Fax: (202) 333-5274, Email:
  • 13770 County Road #317 (Lat: 47.891667 Lon: -104.891139), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: KNKR290
    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: 01/04/2007, Expiration Date: 12/16/2016
    Registrant: Communications Advisory Counsel LLC, 2154 Wisconsin Ave Nw, Washington, DC 20007, Phone: (202) 333-5273, Fax: (202) 333-5274, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 8 Mi Ne (Lat: 47.794472 Lon: -104.571889), Call Sign: KNET769, Licensee ID: L00075701
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.535 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/03/2003, Expiration Date: 04/05/2013
    Registrant: Dale Hill, 13050 Co. Rd. 331, Lambert, MT 59243, Phone: (406) 774-3739
  • 6.1 Mi Sse On Cr (Lat: 47.600583 Lon: -104.583833), Call Sign: KNBH721
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.450 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/07/2004, Expiration Date: 01/29/2015
    Registrant: Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative, Inc., 904 C Avenue, Circle, MT 59215, Phone: (406) 485-3301, Fax: (406) 687-3355, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • MRAR, 8.0 Mi@355 Deg From Lambert Mt (Lat: 47.797694 Lon: -104.635528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 48.7 m, Call Sign: WQLW662
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.281 MHz, 952.281 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/12/2010, Expiration Date: 05/12/2020, Certifier: Mitch Gerth
    Registrant: Conocophillips Company, Bartlesville, OK 74005-3338, Phone: (918) 661-3338, Email:
  • BR 41-35h 52, 20.7 Mi @ 310 Deg From (Lat: 47.881778 Lon: -104.957667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 58.5 m, Call Sign: WQLX946
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.756 MHz, 952.756 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/24/2010, Expiration Date: 05/24/2020, Certifier: Mitch Gerth
    Registrant: Conocophillips Company, Bartlesville, OK 74005-3338, Phone: (918) 661-3338, Email:
  • Power Line, 17.2 Mi @ 343.4 Deg From Lambert Mt (Lat: 47.925556 Lon: -104.725694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 13.7 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQLY332
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.456 MHz, 952.456 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/25/2010, Expiration Date: 05/25/2020, Certifier: Mitch Gerth
    Registrant: Conocophillips Company, Bartlesville, OK 74005-3338, Phone: (918) 661-3338, Email:
  • LAMBERT, Nw 1/4 Sec7-Twp 21n-R56e (Lat: 47.600556 Lon: -104.583833), Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WHT240
    Assigned Frequencies: 2168.40 MHz, 2178.00 MHz
    Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/02/1996
    Registrant: Mid Rivers Telephone Cooperative Inc, 106 Second Ave South, Circle, MT 59215


FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lambert)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 18
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lambert, MT
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