Libby, Montana

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Population in 2013: 2,691 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.5%
 
Males: 1,329  (49.4%)
Females: 1,362  (50.6%)
Median resident age:  45.8 years
Montana median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 59923.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,787 (it was $24,276 in 2000)
Libby:

$26,787
MT:

$45,076
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,144 (it was $13,090 in 2000)

Libby city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $107,750 (it was $63,200 in 2000)
Libby:

$107,750
MT:

$184,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $107,486; Detached houses: $108,394; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $107,735; Mobile homes: $77,639

Median gross rent in 2012: $440.

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Libby races chart
  • White alone - 2,509 (92.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 71 (2.6%)
  • Hispanic - 52 (1.9%)
  • Asian alone - 21 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 21 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 20 (0.7%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Libby: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.8%), Irish (13.3%), English (12.9%), Norwegian (7.7%), Dutch (4.1%), Swedish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2062 feet

Land area: 1.27 square miles.

Population density: 2,113 people per square mile   (low).

Libby,MT real estate house value index trend

Libby, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in Libby:

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 15.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Libby city:

  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 39.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 18.2%

38 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.4%
Montana:  1.9%



According to our research of Montana and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Libby, Montana as of May 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Libby to the number of sex offenders is 2,688 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $894 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,035 (0.9%)

Libby satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane Valley, WA (92.3 miles , pop. 89,755).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (310.5 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (999.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: White Haven, MT (1.9 miles ), Pioneer Junction, MT (2.0 miles ), Troy, MT (4.0 miles ), Sylvanite, MT (5.2 miles) , Happys Inn, MT (5.3 miles) , Noxon, MT (5.4 miles ), Heron, MT (5.4 miles) , Yaak, MT (5.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $42,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $80,400
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $13,300
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,500
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $118,200
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $89,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $103,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 48.39 N, Longitude: 115.55 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,689 (+62.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 759 (67.4%)

Area code: 406

Libby household income distribution Libby home values distribution

Crime rates in Libby by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000001010100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.037.40.034.70.034.50.00.0
Robberies 001010111000
per 100,000 0.00.038.40.037.30.037.534.734.20.00.00.0
Assaults 3891450137871374
per 100,000 113.9302.2345.5531.91867.1486.3262.6277.2239.3448.6264.1152.1
Burglaries 51917231361717210147
per 100,000 189.9717.8652.6873.9485.4224.5637.7589.168.4345.1528.1266.2
Thefts 1612031601621251141118247908655
per 100,000 6114.77669.16142.06155.04667.74264.94163.52841.31606.83105.63244.12091.3
Auto thefts 1375255430213
per 100,000 493.7264.5191.976.0186.7187.1150.0104.00.069.037.7114.1
Arson N/AN/A0000000100
per 100,000 N/AN/A0.00.00.00.00.00.00.034.50.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 286.7392.8346.9376.0555.5294.2257.0230.0113.9242.9199.3127.0

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

Crime rate in Libby detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
Montana average:

1.91
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

11.2%
Montana:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -147 (-5.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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

Average climate in Libby, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Libby-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Montana state average. It is 77% 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 352.5 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 309.7 miles away from Libby center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 332.0 miles away from the city 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, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 338.8 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 323.1 miles away from Libby center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 553.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Libby topographic map

Birthplace of: Keith Tower - Basketball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Libby:

  • ST JOHN'S LUTHERAN HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 350 LOUISIANA AVE)
  • DCI LIBBY (308 LOUISIANA AVE SUITE 2)
  • ST JOHNS LUTHERAN HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (313 MONTANA AVE)
  • LIBBY CARE CENTER (308 E THIRD ST)

Airports and heliports located in Libby:

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Amtrak station:

LIBBY (100 MINERAL AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Libby:

  • North Idaho College (about 76 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; Full-time enrollment: 4,684)
  • Whitworth University (about 97 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Spokane Community College (about 98 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Gonzaga University (about 99 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 102 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 113 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • The University of Montana (about 129 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)

Public high school in Libby:

Public elementary/middle schools in Libby:

Private elementary/middle schools in Libby:

  • KOOTENAI VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 117; Location: 1024 MONTANA AVE; Grades: PK - 11)
  • LIBBY ADVENTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 8; Location: 88 AIRFIELD RD; Grades: 1 - 7)
See full list of schools located in Libby

Library in Libby:

  • LINCOLN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES (Operating income: $339,280; Location: 220 WEST 6TH STREET; 42,222 books; 1,837 audio materials; 3,793 video materials; 56 state licensed databases; 129 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Kootenai Valley Christian School is now located at 1024 Montana Avenue in Libby, Montana. Also, there is a new radio station, KGRZ at 105.3 FM.

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Notable locations in Libby: Firemans Park Campground (A), Kootenai Forest Service Headquarters (B), Montana Highway Patrol Libby Detachment (C), Libby Police Department (D), Libby Volunteer Fire Department Lincoln County Rural Fire District Station 1 (E), Lincoln County Courthouse (F), Lincoln County Sheriff's Department (G), Memorial Gym (H), Lincoln Building (I), Libby County Public Library (J), Libby Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (K), Libby Volunteer Ambulance Service (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Libby include: Saint Joseph Catholic Church (A), Assembly of God Church (B), Christian Church (C), Church of God (D), Four Square Church (E), Saint John Lutheran Church (F), First United Methodist Church (G), Libby Church of Christ (H), By Gods Grace Baptist Independent Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Libby include: Pioneer Park (1), Skateboard Park (2), Firemans Park (3), Montway Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Heritage Museum (1367 Highway 2 South), Adamson Studio (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; P.O. Box 1264).

Hotels: Caboose Motel (714 USHighway 2 West), Super 8 Motel (448 USHighway 2 West), Evergreen Motel (808 Mineral Avenue), Venture Motor Inn & Restaurant (443 USHighway 2 West), Sandman Motel (688 USHighway 2 West), Kootenai Angler (115 West 2nd Street), Wheat Grass Motel (803 Idaho Avenue), Mountain Magic Motel (919 Mineral Ave).

Court: Libby City - City Court (952 East Spruce Street).

Lincoln 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 86.9. This is about average.

City:

86.9
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 21.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.3
U.S.:

9.1

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

LIBBY CITY OF (Population served: 4,477, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUN-2013. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-19-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2013. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-18-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-18-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2013. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-19-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUN-18-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-18-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-18-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In APR-2013. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-19-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAY-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-23-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAR-2013. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-19-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-19-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In FEB-2013. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-19-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAR-14-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-14-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-20-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2013)
  • 3 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAR-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-22-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-23-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2014)
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAR-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-22-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-23-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2014)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-11-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-29-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-29-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-29-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-29-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2007)
  • 22 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
TURNER MOUNTAIN SKI AREA (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PINEWOOD VILLAGE (Population served: 160, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from SEP-17-2009 to SEP-17-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-27-2009 to AUG-27-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from DEC-16-2005 to DEC-16-2005), St Public Notif requested (DEC-16-2005), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-09-2009 to MAY-07-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In JUN-10-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2013)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-22-2011)
  • One regular monitoring violation
EMKAYAN VILLAGE CO WATER AND SEWER DIST (Population served: 160, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-29-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JAN-29-2014 to JAN-29-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-12-2014), St Public Notif received (FEB-20-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from OCT-15-2012 to OCT-15-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from OCT-11-2012 to OCT-11-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-01-2011 to AUG-01-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-02-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from NOV-10-2010 to NOV-10-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from NOV-06-2009 to NOV-06-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2010)
  • 5 other older health violations
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 (FEB-03-2014)
HIGH COUNTRY PARK (Population served: 76, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-11-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2007)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
RED DOG SALOON AND PIZZA (Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
RIVER BEND (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUL-22-2011 to JUL-22-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUL-07-2011 to JUL-07-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-07-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
YOUNG GUNS PIZZA (Population served: 33, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from OCT-17-2013 to OCT-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-21-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-18-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-18-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-11-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from MAY-11-2011 to MAY-11-2011), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-20-2011 to JUL-25-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUL-27-2006 to JUL-27-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-06-2007 to DEC-29-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 15 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.2%
(21.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 47.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 80.6% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  51.7%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.1%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Libby in 2010:

  • 65 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 16 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Libby in 2000:

  • 83 people in nursing homes
  • 25 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Libby, Montana environmental map by EPA

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Libby compared to Montana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Libby (2011 data):

  • Glacier Bank: - Libby at 615 California Avenue, branch established on 1955/07/15. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $1,375.7 mil, Deposits: $807.5 mil, headquarters in Kalispell, MT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: Glacier Bancorp, Inc.
  • First Montana Bank, Inc.: at 504 Mineral Avenue, branch established on 1913/01/01. Info updated 2010/01/27: Bank assets: $295.7 mil, Deposits: $243.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: First National Bancorp, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Libby, Montana:

  • Rodeway Inn Libby, 448 Hwy 2 W, Libby, MT 59923 , Phone: (406) 293-2771, Fax: (406) 293-9871
  • Venture Motor Inn, 443 US Hwy 2 W, Libby, MT 59923 , Phone: (406) 293-7711
  • Sandman Motel LLC, 31901 Us Hwy 2, Libby, MT 59923 , Phone: (406) 293-8831, Fax: (406) 293-3720
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Libby, Montana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (37%)
  • Wood (26%)
  • Other fuel (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Libby city (based on Lincoln County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.22%
Here: 38.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran Church
Adherents25.3%10.1%10.0%7.5%6.7%
Congregations7.5%2.5%7.5%5.0%5.0%
NameAssemblies of GodChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents6.3%5.5%4.6%3.7%20.3%
Congregations7.5%5.0%5.0%2.5%52.5%
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: 5
Lincoln County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

9.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

22.6%
Montana:

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

5.8%
State:

10.7%
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 1$2,727$32,7240$0
Other Government Administration 2$8,402$50,41217$6,611
Judicial and Legal 0$0 7$7,578
Police Protection - Officers 6$24,121$48,2420$0
Firefighters 0$0 7$1,670
Streets and Highways 4$13,573$40,7193$2,453
Sewerage 3$11,273$45,0920$0
Water Supply 7$25,895$44,3910$0
Totals for Government 23$85,991$44,86534$18,312

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $641,000 ($238.20)
    Sewerage: $381,000 ($141.58)
    General - Other: $18,000 ($6.69)
  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $1,198,000 ($445.19)
    Water Utilities: $582,000 ($216.28)
    Sewerage: $330,000 ($122.63)
    Regular Highways: $318,000 ($118.17)
    Police Protection: $302,000 ($112.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $131,000 ($48.68)
    General Public Buildings: $93,000 ($34.56)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $68,000 ($25.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000 ($21.55)
    Central Staff Services: $47,000 ($17.47)
    General - Other: $44,000 ($16.35)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $37,000 ($13.75)
    Financial Administration: $25,000 ($9.29)
    Health - Other: $9,000 ($3.34)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($2.97)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $860,000 ($319.58)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $146,000 ($54.25)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $332,000 ($123.37)
    All Other: $39,000 ($14.49)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $189,000 ($70.23)
    General Revenue, NEC: $111,000 ($41.25)
    Interest Earnings: $102,000 ($37.90)
    Fines and Forfeits: $52,000 ($19.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $875,000 ($325.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $428,000 ($159.05)
    Highways: $65,000 ($24.15)
  • Tax - Property: $346,000 ($128.58)
    Other License: $27,000 ($10.03)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $8,000 ($2.97)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $7,000 ($2.60)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,837,000 ($1054.25)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,799,000 ($1040.13)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,000 ($14.12)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,000 ($6.69)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,471,000 ($1289.86)

6.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,059 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
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 Flathead County, MT  0.91% ($29,262 average AGI)
from Missoula County, MT  0.27% ($25,167)
from Kootenai County, ID  0.19% ($25,385)


6.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,503 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
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 Flathead County, MT  1.01% ($27,618 average AGI)
to Missoula County, MT  0.37% ($22,840)
to Spokane County, WA  0.22% ($48,133)

Strongest AM radio stations in Libby:

  • KLCB (1230 AM; 1 kW; LIBBY, MT; Owner: LINCOLN COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, 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.)
  • KGEZ (600 AM; 5 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: SKYLINE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KQNT (590 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Libby:

  • KIBX (92.1 FM; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KTNY (101.7 FM; LIBBY, MT; Owner: LINCOLN COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KPND (95.3 FM; SANDPOINT, ID; Owner: BLUE SKY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KPLG (91.5 FM; PLAINS, MT; Owner: YOUR NETWORK OF PRAISE, INC.)
  • KBBZ (98.5 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKMT (95.9 FM; COLUMBIA FALLS, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDBR (106.3 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KALS (97.1 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KALISPELL CHRISTIAN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTWD (97.5 FM; WALLACE, ID; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • K211AB (90.1 FM; LIBBY, MT; Owner: KOOTENAI CHRISTIAN B/CING ASSOC.)

TV broadcast stations around Libby:

  • K59BW (Channel 59; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K05EE (Channel 5; BIG ARM, ETC., MT; Owner: BLACKTAIL TV TAX DISTRICT)
  • K68AS (Channel 68; LIBBY, MT; Owner: LIBBY VIDEO CLUB)
  • K60EA (Channel 60; LIBBY, MT; Owner: LIBBY VIDEO CLUB)
  • K62DL (Channel 62; LIBBY, MT; Owner: LIBBY VIDEO CLUB)
  • K64DL (Channel 64; LIBBY, MT; Owner: LIBBY VIDEO CLUB)
  • K66DR (Channel 66; LIBBY, MT; Owner: LIBBY VIDEO CLUB)
  • K11MF (Channel 11; QUARTZ CREEK, ETC., MT; Owner: LIBBY VIDEO CLUB)
  • K10LL (Channel 10; PIPE CREEK, ETC., MT; Owner: LIBBY VIDEO CLUB, INC.)
  • K13MY (Channel 13; QUARTZ CREEK, ETC., MT; Owner: LIBBY VIDEO CLUB)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Libby, Montana:
  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Montana average:
  • Fatal accident count: 76
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 107
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 34
  • Fatalities: 80
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 190
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14

Libby fatal accident list:

Nov 4, 1982 12:15 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 25 meters (82ft)
Total costs: $2,078,000
Total average daily traffic: 15,200
Total average daily truck traffic: 309
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 17,976
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Libby)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Libby, MT)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 88 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Libby)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 29 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Libby)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 74
  • Hazardous Condition: 35
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Libby

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Libby, MT
Most common first names in Libby, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5972.8 years
Robert5871.1 years
William5874.1 years
James5073.6 years
George4975.9 years
Mary4879.7 years
Charles4069.7 years
Donald3671.2 years
Helen2479.3 years
Dorothy2479.1 years
Most common last names in Libby, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3469.6 years
Johnson2769.1 years
Nelson2670.2 years
Anderson2272.4 years
Miller1976.5 years
Baker1878.4 years
Williams1674.8 years
Brown1678.7 years
Olson1574.5 years
Spencer1379.8 years
Businesses in Libby, MT
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike2
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rodeway Inn1
FedEx2Sears1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets3UPS3
McDonald's1
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