Lewistown, Montana

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Population in 2013: 5,902 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.5%
 
Males: 2,844  (48.2%)
Females: 3,058  (51.8%)
Median resident age:  46.7 years
Montana median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 59457.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,863 (it was $28,949 in 2000)
Lewistown:

$34,863
MT:

$46,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,199 (it was $16,817 in 2000)

Lewistown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $103,719 (it was $66,900 in 2000)
Lewistown:

$103,719
MT:

$190,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $122,558; Detached houses: $132,118; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $97,293; Mobile homes: $80,591

Median gross rent in 2013: $556.

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  • Races in Lewistown, MT (2010)

    Lewistown races chart
    • 5,55094.1%White alone
    • 1212.1%Hispanic
    • 1011.7%Two or more races
    • 961.6%American Indian alone
    • 220.4%Asian alone
    • 110.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lewistown: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.5%), English (10.5%), United States (9.9%), Irish (9.5%), Norwegian (9.5%), Scottish (5.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3963 feet

Land area: 1.90 square miles.

Population density: 3,102 people per square mile   (average).

Lewistown,MT real estate house value index trend

Lewistown, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in Lewistown:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lewistown city:

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

53 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
Montana:

1.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,300 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,179 (1.2%)

Lewistown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Great Falls, MT (92.2 miles , pop. 56,690).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (544.7 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (946.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Lewistown Heights, MT (1.2 miles ), Hanover, MT (3.4 miles ), Moore, MT (3.7 miles) , Hobson, MT (4.6 miles ), Grass Range, MT (5.4 miles) , Denton, MT (5.5 miles ), Judith Gap, MT (5.5 miles) , Winifred, MT (5.9 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $86,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $67,800
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $111,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $115,300
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $188,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $188,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $188,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $58,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $220,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.06 N, Longitude: 109.43 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +479 (+8.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,090 (72.9%)

Area code: 406

Lewistown household income distribution Lewistown home values distribution

Crime rates in Lewistown by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012 2013
Murders 10000000000
per 100,000 17.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 545131642239
per 100,000 85.367.283.6210.616.299.267.833.833.650.9154.2
Robberies 00000100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.016.50.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 20341296211311191428
per 100,000 341.3571.2200.6145.897.5347.3220.4186.0319.2237.3479.6
Burglaries 162457131212921510
per 100,000 273.0403.283.6113.4211.1198.4203.4152.2352.884.8171.3
Thefts 891351019974898169586956
per 100,000 1,518.82,268.11,688.11,603.51,201.91,471.81,373.11,166.5974.31,169.7959.2
Auto thefts 29516304878
per 100,000 34.1151.283.616.297.549.60.067.6134.4118.7137.0
Arson N/A0230010110
per 100,000 N/A0.033.448.60.00.017.00.016.817.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.0) 250.7296.0185.1268.2102.1228.2165.8125.7163.4148.8277.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Lewistown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 18 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Montana average:

1.91
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.8%
Montana:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -195 (-3.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Lewistown, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Lewistown-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Montana state average. It is 14% 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 182.6 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 295.7 miles away from Lewistown 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 177.0 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 189.5 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 281.4 miles away from Lewistown center
On 10/28/1983 at 19:51:24, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 291.5 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 Fergus County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

Birthplace of: Bobby Petrino - Football player and coach, Loren Acton - (born 1936), astronaut, Roy E. Ayers - Politician, Wanda Grinde - Politician, Bill Harris (Montana politician) - Montana politician, Jim Otten - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Lewistown:

  • CENTRAL MONTANA MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 408 WENDELL AVE)
  • CENTRAL MONTANA MEDICAL CTR (provides emergency services, 408 WENDELL)
  • CENTRAL MONTANA MC HOME HEALTH (408 WENDELL AVE)
  • CENTRAL MONTANA SKILLED NURSING (408 WENDELL AVE)
  • MONTANA MENTAL HEALTH NURSING HOME (800 CASINO CREEK DR)
  • VALLE VISTA MANOR (402 SUMMIT AVE)

Airports and heliports located in Lewistown:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lewistown:

  • Montana State University-Billings (about 98 miles; Billings, MT; Full-time enrollment: 4,319)
  • Montana State University (about 124 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • Sheridan College (about 200 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • The University of Montana (about 216 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 253 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Black Hills State University (about 322 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Idaho State University (about 326 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)

Public high school in Lewistown:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lewistown:

See full list of schools located in Lewistown, map of school districts: LEWISTOWN ELEMENTARY, FERGUS HIGH SCHOOL

Library in Lewistown:

  • LEWISTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $288,475; Location: 701 WEST MAIN; 34,716 books; 9,112 e-books; 1,712 audio materials; 1,446 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 41 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • This entry under FM radio stations in Lewistown (K288EN (105.5 FM; LEWISTOWN, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)) needs to be replaced by KLEU 91.1 FM: Lewistown, MT; Owner: Hi-Line Radio Fellowship Inc). That translator was replaced with a full-power station on 10-21-2003.

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Notable locations in Lewistown: Lewistown (A), Harvest States Cooperatives Elevator (B), Mountain Acres RV Park and Campground (C), Fergus County Courthouse (D), Fergus County Sheriff's Department (E), Lewistown Fire Rescue (F), Lewistown Police Department (G), Central Montana Historical Society and Museum (H), Lewistown Public Library (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lewistown include: First Presbyterian Church (A), Calvary Community Church (B), Saint James Episcopal Church (C), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (D), Christian Science Society (E), First Christian Church (F), Saint Leos Catholic Church (G), First Baptist Church (H), Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Lewistown City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Little Casino Creek (A), Boyd Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lewistown include: Kiwanis Park (1), Hawthorne Park (2), Symmes Park (3), Frank Day Park (4), Fergus Athletic Field (5), Fred Robinson Park (6), Judith Park (7), Mill Ditch Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Mountain View Motel (1422 West Main Street), Sunset Motel (115 Northeast Main Street), Lewistown Super 8 Motel (102 Wendell Ave West Side Of Town On Hwy 87), Super 8 Lewistown MT (102 Wendell Avenue), Leininger Ranch Log Cabins (5754 Lower Cottonwood Cre), Trails End Motel (216 Northeast Main Street), B & B Motel (520 East Main Street), YOGO Inn of Lewistown (211 East Main Street), Calvert Hotel (216 7th Avenue South).

Court: Fergus County - Clerk of District Court (Courthouse).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Lewistown and their reported violations in the past:

LEWISTOWN CITY OF (Address: 308 4TH AVE S , Population served: 5,923, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-09-2014), St Public Notif requested (SEP-09-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-09-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from OCT-15-2012 to OCT-15-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-20-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-14-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from OCT-12-2011 to OCT-12-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-12-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JAN-11-2011 to JAN-11-2011), St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-13-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from SEP-13-2010 to SEP-13-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-28-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-05-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from SEP-10-2007 to SEP-10-2007), St Public Notif received (FEB-14-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from APR-01-2008 to DEC-04-2008)
  • 6 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-17-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-17-2007), St Compliance achieved (2 times from APR-01-2008 to DEC-04-2008)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from APR-30-2008 to DEC-04-2008)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
CANTEEN WATER SERVICE (Address: 31 SCOTT CROSSING SOUTH , Population served: 100, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2014), St Compliance achieved (JAN-28-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
KING RANCH COLONY (Population served: 56, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Consent Decree/Judgement (NOV-19-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-10-2014), St Public Notif received (JUL-17-2014)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Consent Decree/Judgement (NOV-19-2012), St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-07-2014), St Public Notif received (FEB-12-2014), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-10-2014)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Civil Case filed (FEB-19-2010), St Consent Decree/Judgement (NOV-19-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-02-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-15-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-10-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-19-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUN-19-2013 to JUN-19-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Civil Case filed (FEB-19-2010), St Consent Decree/Judgement (NOV-19-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-10-2014)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Civil Case filed (FEB-19-2010), St Consent Decree/Judgement (NOV-19-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-05-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-15-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-10-2014)
  • 27 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
DEERFIELD HUTTERITE COLONY (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-12-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-12-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
SHIREY PUB (Population served: 26, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAR-07-2008 to APR-03-2009)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.9%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.8%
Whole state:  62.8%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Lewistown in 2010:

  • 87 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 84 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Lewistown in 2000:

  • 139 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in other group homes

Lewistown, Montana environmental map by EPA

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Lewistown compared to Montana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Lewistown (2011 data):

  • First Bank of Montana: First Bank Of Montana at 224 West Main Street, branch established on 1924/12/15. Info updated 2011/05/11: Bank assets: $265.8 mil, Deposits: $186.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Glacier Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of The Rockies, National Association: Lewistown Branch at 401 West Main, branch established on 1978/07/17. Info updated 2007/04/04: Bank assets: $126.5 mil, Deposits: $110.3 mil, headquarters in White Sulphur Springs, MT, negative income in the last year, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Countricorp
  • Basin State Bank: Lewistown Branch at 1716 West Main Street, branch established on 1998/03/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $146.3 mil, Deposits: $127.0 mil, headquarters in Stanford, MT, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Big Sky Holding Company
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Lewistown Branch at 404 West Broadway, branch established on 1930/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lewistown, Montana:

  • Super 8 Motel Lewistown, 102 Wendell Ave, Lewistown, MT 59457 , Phone: (406) 229-0030
  • Triangle Motel, 1001 W Main St, Lewistown, MT 59457 , Phone: (406) 538-9914
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lewistown, Montana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Montana average:

9.9

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lewistown city (based on Fergus County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,9546
Evangelical Protestant1,70820
Mainline Protestant1,53510
Other4702
None5,919-
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: 6
Fergus County:

5.37 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Fergus County:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

15.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Fergus County:

23.6%
Montana:

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

5.3%
State:

10.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$16,293$39,1031$1,001
Other Government Administration 2$10,627$63,7627$694
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$4,083
Police Protection - Officers 12$51,709$51,7090$0
Police - Other 4$13,458$40,3744$8,613
Firefighters 7$31,978$54,81919$2,938
Streets and Highways 4$12,196$36,5880$0
Health 1$2,710$32,5200$0
Sewerage 2$6,852$41,1120$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,222$31,33211$4,342
Water Supply 4$13,164$39,4920$0
Local Libraries 3$9,114$36,4563$4,192
Other and Unallocable 3$10,694$42,7760$0
Totals for Government 49$184,017$45,06546$25,863

Lewistown government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $421,000 ($71.33)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($2.20)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $855,000 ($144.87)
    Regular Highways: $626,000 ($106.07)
    Sewerage: $595,000 ($100.81)
    Local Fire Protection: $554,000 ($93.87)
    Water Utilities: $471,000 ($79.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $307,000 ($52.02)
    Natural Resources - Other: $291,000 ($49.31)
    Libraries: $284,000 ($48.12)
    General - Other: $224,000 ($37.95)
    Housing and Community Development: $161,000 ($27.28)
    Financial Administration: $64,000 ($10.84)
    Central Staff Services: $61,000 ($10.34)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $51,000 ($8.64)
    General Public Buildings: $49,000 ($8.30)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $42,000 ($7.12)
    Health - Other: $31,000 ($5.25)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $19,000 ($3.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $263,000 ($44.56)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $46,000 ($7.79)
    General - Other: $43,000 ($7.29)
    Natural Resources - Other: $27,000 ($4.57)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($3.56)
    Police Protection: $21,000 ($3.56)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($1.36)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.34)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.17)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,995,000 ($338.02)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $234,000 ($39.65)

Lewistown government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $944,000 ($159.95)
    All Other: $268,000 ($45.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $65,000 ($11.01)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $888,000 ($150.46)
    Housing and Community Development: $32,000 ($5.42)
    Natural Resources: $26,000 ($4.41)
    All Other: $9,000 ($1.52)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $565,000 ($95.73)
    Interest Earnings: $152,000 ($25.75)
    General Revenue, NEC: $130,000 ($22.03)
    Fines and Forfeits: $47,000 ($7.96)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,134,000 ($192.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $688,000 ($116.57)
    All Other: $440,000 ($74.55)
    Highways: $139,000 ($23.55)
  • Tax - Property: $1,177,000 ($199.42)
    Other License: $45,000 ($7.62)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $42,000 ($7.12)

Lewistown government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,387,000 ($1590.48)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,032,000 ($1530.33)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,127,000 ($699.25)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,772,000 ($639.11)

Lewistown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,548,000 ($601.15)

5.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,431 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
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  0.66% ($35,567 average AGI)
from Gallatin County, MT  0.61% ($25,286)
from Cascade County, MT  0.33% ($33,267)


6.18% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,714 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
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  0.96% ($29,091 average AGI)
to Missoula County, MT  0.39% ($13,056)
to Gallatin County, MT  0.37% ($33,529)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lewistown:

  • KXLO (1230 AM; 1 kW; LEWISTOWN, MT; Owner: KXLO BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMON (560 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KURL (730 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: ELENBAAS MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGHL (790 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KBUL (970 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKGR (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: KKGR, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KEIN (1310 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: MUNSON RADIO, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lewistown:

  • K288EN (105.5 FM; LEWISTOWN, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KLCM (95.9 FM; LEWISTOWN, MT; Owner: MONTANA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEHT (100.3 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)

TV broadcast stations around Lewistown:

  • KBAO (Channel 13; LEWISTOWN, MT; Owner: SUNBELT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
Lewistown fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Lewistown fatal accident list:

Mar 25, 2008 10:48 AM, Us-87, 4th Avene, Lat: 47.06484, Lon: -109.42696, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 25, 1996 11:44 AM, 5th Ave. S, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 27, 1995 06:18 AM, 1st Ave. N, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 9, 1994 02:51 PM, 7113, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 12, 1989 01:27 PM, P057, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 14, 1975 03:05 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 31, 1975 10:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 13m43ftTotal length
  • $3,777,000Total costs
  • 30,170Total average daily traffic
  • 606Total average daily truck traffic
  • 34,388Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 51960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Lewistown, MT
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lewistown)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lewistown, MT)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lewistown)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Lewistown)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 65 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 50
  • Hazardous Condition: 51
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Lewistown

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lewistown, MT
Most common first names in Lewistown, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John12678.2 years
William8977.4 years
Mary7781.2 years
George7579.3 years
James7376.2 years
Charles7178.3 years
Robert7072.0 years
Frank6279.7 years
Anna5089.3 years
Alice4082.5 years
Most common last names in Lewistown, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson4078.2 years
Anderson3779.2 years
Smith3578.1 years
Nelson3084.2 years
Miller2979.4 years
Brown2276.8 years
Martin2280.0 years
Hanson1483.6 years
Long1377.8 years
Peterson1378.7 years
Businesses in Lewistown, MT
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Albertsons1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Nike5
Curves1RadioShack1
FedEx1Super 81
Ford1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS3
Lane Furniture1
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