Lodge Grass, Montana

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Population in 2013: 432 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.3%
 
Males: 201  (46.7%)
Females: 231  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  29.6 years
Montana median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 59050.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $24,555 (it was $22,120 in 2000)
Lodge Grass:

$24,555
MT:

$46,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $11,096 (it was $8,130 in 2000)

Lodge Grass town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $34,057 (it was $31,800 in 2000)
Lodge Grass:

$34,057
MT:

$190,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $542.

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  • Races in Lodge Grass, MT (2010)

    Lodge Grass races chart
    • 36785.7%American Indian alone
    • 409.3%White alone
    • 133.0%Two or more races
    • 61.4%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lodge Grass: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Lodge Grass, MT collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: United States (15.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3363 feet

Land area: 0.24 square miles.

Population density: 1,814 people per square mile   (low).

Lodge Grass, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in Lodge Grass:

  • High school or higher: 79.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 16.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lodge Grass town:

  • Never married: 41.7%
  • Now married: 36.6%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $365 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $204 (0.6%)

Lodge Grass satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Billings, MT (65.5 miles , pop. 89,847).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (395.1 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (852.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Wyola, MT (3.6 miles) , Crow Reservation, MT (4.1 miles ), St. Xavier, MT (4.5 miles) , Crow Agency, MT (4.5 miles ), Busby, MT (4.9 miles ), Parkman, WY (5.0 miles) , Northern Cheyenne, MT (5.1 miles ), Fort Smith, MT (5.2 miles) .

Latitude: 45.31 N, Longitude: 107.37 W

Area code: 406

Lodge Grass household income distribution Lodge Grass home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.7%
Montana:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -6 (-1.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Community and social service occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Legal occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Lodge Grass, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Lodge Grass-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Montana state average. It is 2% 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 169.1 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 327.7 miles away from Lodge Grass 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 170.7 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 103.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 250.5 miles away from Lodge Grass center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 101.6 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 Big Horn County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lodge Grass topographic map

Birthplace of: Joe Medicine Crow - Soilder, Robert Yellowtail - Leader of the Crow Nation.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lodge Grass:

  • Sheridan College (about 44 miles; Sheridan, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,070)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 66 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • Casper College (about 180 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Montana State University (about 181 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • Black Hills State University (about 181 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 222 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 242 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)

Public high school in Lodge Grass:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lodge Grass:

See full list of schools located in Lodge Grass, map of school districts: LODGE GRASS ELEMENTARY, LODGE GRASS HIGH SCHOOL

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Notable locations in Lodge Grass: Lodge Grass (A), Lodge Grass Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lodge Grass include: First Crow Indian Baptist Church (A), Our Lady of Loretto Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lodge Grass include: Fort C F Smith Historical Marker (1), White Arm Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Big Horn 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 Lodge Grass and their reported violations in the past:

LODGE GRASS TOWN OF (Population served: 932, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from SEP-16-2005 to SEP-16-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2005), St Compliance achieved (3 times from FEB-27-2008 to JAN-07-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-24-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-24-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-09-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-15-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-24-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-24-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-09-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-15-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In FEB-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-20-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (3 times from FEB-27-2008 to JAN-07-2009)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 50.0%
(56.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This town:  3.8 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  83.3%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.8%
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: 1.8% of all households

Lodge Grass compared to Montana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Montana average:

9.9

Lodge Grass travel time to work - commute Lodge Grass mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (69%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lodge Grass town (based on Big Horn County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,1026
Evangelical Protestant1,77021
Other8254
Mainline Protestant7118
None4,457-
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: 3
Big Horn County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Big Horn County:

10.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

5.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.6%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Big Horn County:

32.4%
Montana:

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

19.8%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$831
Sewerage 0$0 3$831
Totals for Government 0$0 6$1,662

6.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,221 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
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  2.05% ($24,848 average AGI)
from Rosebud County, MT  0.42% ($28,250)
from Sheridan County, WY  0.26% ($29,700)


6.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,944 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
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  2.15% ($32,687 average AGI)
to Gallatin County, MT  0.26% ($22,600)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lodge Grass:

  • KROE (930 AM; 5 kW; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: LOVCOM, INC.)
  • KWYO (1410 AM; 5 kW; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: KWYO AM, LLC)
  • KZMQ (1140 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KURL (730 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: ELENBAAS MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGHL (790 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KBUL (970 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHDN (1230 AM; 1 kW; HARDIN, MT; Owner: SUN MOUNTAIN, INC.)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KIKC (1250 AM; 5 kW; FORSYTH, MT; Owner: MILES CITY, FORSYTH B/DCSTG, INC.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lodge Grass:

  • K244CK (96.7 FM; COWLEY, ETC., WY; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)
  • KZMQ-FM (100.3 FM; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KMHK (95.5 FM; HARDIN, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZZS (98.3 FM; STORY, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING, L.L.C.)

Lodge Grass fatal accident list:

Apr 19, 1989 04:05 PM, S463, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lodge Grass)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Atop Wolf Mountain 8.5 Mi E (Lat: 45.316639 Lon: -107.161750), Call Sign: KOU36
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.990 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/20/2005, Expiration Date: 02/12/2015
    Registrant: Montana Department Of Transportation, 2701 Prospect Ave, Helena, MT 59620-1001, Phone: (406) 444-6305, Fax: (406) 444-6353, Email:
  • Atop Wolf Mountain 8.5 Mi E (Lat: 45.316639 Lon: -107.161750), Call Sign: WNGC800
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.025 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/22/2011, Expiration Date: 03/27/2021
    Registrant: Montana Dot, 2701 Prospect Ave, Helena, MT 59620-1001, Phone: (406) 444-6305, Fax: (406) 444-6353, Email:
  • Wolf Mountains (Lat: 45.315278 Lon: -107.176389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: WQLK231
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.490 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/18/2010, Expiration Date: 02/18/2020, Certifier: William P Driftwood
    Registrant: Crow Agency, MT 59022, Phone: (406) 638-4240, Fax: (406) 638-4287
  • TANK, Tank - Cr45 & Blackbird St. (Lat: 45.318528 Lon: -107.375361), Type: Tank, Structure height: 13.4 m, Call Sign: WQOY890
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.218 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/08/2012, Expiration Date: 03/08/2022, Certifier: Joe Lavato
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • LODGE GRASS, .8 Mi N Shorty's Hill .6 Mi S Corral Creek, Grey Blanket Rd (Lat: 45.312222 Lon: -107.170000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WMT367
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Lodge Grass, 1.5mi Nnw Of (Lat: 45.333556 Lon: -107.371194), Type: Mast, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WNEI855
    Assigned Frequencies: 2144.40 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/24/2010, Expiration Date: 08/08/2020, Cancellation Date: 09/21/2010
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4958, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • LODGE GRASS, .8 Mi N Shorty's Hill .6 Mi S Corral Creek, Grey Blanket Rd (Lat: 45.312222 Lon: -107.170000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WPJB354
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Various Locations (Lat: 45.277167 Lon: -107.106444), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNM216
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.281 MHz, 956.281 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/31/2008, Expiration Date: 04/06/2018, Certifier: Bruce A Mckinley
    Registrant: Northwestern Energy, 40 East Broadway Street, Butte, MT 59701, Phone: (406) 497-1000, Fax: (406) 497-3525, Email:
  • OWL CREEK, Lodge Grass, Montana (Lat: 45.433667 Lon: -107.386639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 106.4 m, Call Sign: WQPJ517
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/05/2012, Expiration Date: 06/05/2022, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2722C , Serial Number: 26266, Year manufactured: 1954, Airworthiness Date: 03/21/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Walter Jay Havener, Box 62, Lodge Grass, MT 59050
  • 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: 3199N , Serial Number: 13457, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 05/25/1956
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David Watson, Star Rt Box 920, Lodge Grass, MT 59050, Other Owners: Justin Watson

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Service Call: 1
Most common first names in Lodge Grass, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1072.3 years
George973.3 years
John877.0 years
James772.3 years
Frank763.6 years
Walter670.6 years
Mary477.7 years
William477.0 years
Helen479.2 years
Ralph483.0 years
Most common last names in Lodge Grass, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Stevens570.4 years
Brown565.6 years
Blaine575.4 years
Jefferson573.0 years
Pease581.4 years
Miller589.6 years
Hults490.2 years
Laforge467.8 years
Not Afraid471.5 years
Lix479.2 years
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