Loma, Montana

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Population in 2010: 85. Population change since 2000: -7.6%
Males: 62  (73.9%)
Females: 23  (26.1%)
Median resident age:  54.1 years
Montana median age:  39.6 years

Zip code: 59460

Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,321 (it was $25,208 in 2000)
Loma:

$49,321
MT:

$46,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $44,310 (it was $12,885 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $65,327 (it was $38,800 in 2000)
Loma:

$65,327
MT:

$190,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $646.

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    • 8195.3%White alone
    • 44.7%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Loma: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (54.2%), Scottish (29.2%), German (8.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2588 feet

Land area: 3.45 square miles.

Population density: 25 people per square mile   (very low).

Loma, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in Loma:

  • High school or higher: 73.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Loma CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 29.0%
  • Separated: 21.2%
  • Widowed: 22.8%
  • Divorced: 27.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,242 (0.6%)

Loma satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Great Falls, MT (47.3 miles , pop. 56,690).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (542.2 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (1000.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Fort Benton, MT (3.4 miles ), Carter, MT (4.9 miles) , Big Sandy, MT (4.9 miles ), Geraldine, MT (5.1 miles ), Highwood, MT (5.3 miles) , Rocky Boy West, MT (5.8 miles ), Box Elder, MT (5.9 miles ), St. Pierre, MT (6.1 miles ).

Latitude: 47.94 N, Longitude: 110.50 W

Area code: 406

Loma household income distribution Loma home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.6%
Montana:

3.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (73%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (27%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Average climate in Loma, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Loma-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Montana state average. It is 19% 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 233.3 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 310.5 miles away from Loma 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 226.1 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 201.4 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 290.0 miles away from Loma center
On 10/29/1983 at 23:29:11, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 301.7 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 Chouteau County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Loma topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Loma:

  • Montana State University (about 160 miles; Bozeman, MT; Full-time enrollment: 12,942)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 176 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • The University of Montana (about 180 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)
  • Sheridan College (about 278 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 292 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • North Idaho College (about 294 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • University of Idaho (about 317 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)

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Notable locations in Loma: Loma Earth Science Museum (A), Loma Rural Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Loma: Montana Crossroads Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: M & M River Expeditions (Tours & Charters; 3866 Loma Bridge Road).

Hotel: Rose River Inn (173 Woods Beach Road).

Chouteau County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  51.4%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.4%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.8
Montana average:

9.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Loma CDP (based on Chouteau County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,4353
Mainline Protestant8447
Evangelical Protestant5307
Other1681
None836-
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
Chouteau County:

7.63 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Chouteau County:

3.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Chouteau County:

24.8%
Montana:

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

12.1%
State:

10.7%

5.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,766 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
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 Cascade County, MT  1.27% ($27,696 average AGI)


7.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,603 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.13%
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 Cascade County, MT  1.91% ($30,943 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Loma:

  • KMON (560 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSEN (1150 AM; 10 kW; SHELBY, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEIN (1310 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: MUNSON RADIO, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KKGR (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: KKGR, INC.)
  • KOJM (610 AM; 1 kW; HAVRE, MT; Owner: NEW MEDIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KMTX (950 AM; 5 kW; HELENA, MT; Owner: CAPRI, INC)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJJR (880 AM; 10 kW; WHITEFISH, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Loma:

  • KEHT (100.3 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KXEI (95.1 FM; HAVRE, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KMON-FM (94.5 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KVVR (97.9 FM; DUTTON, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • K261CC (100.1 FM; CHESTER, MT; Owner: RANDALL D. ROCKS)
  • KNMC (90.1 FM; HAVRE, MT; Owner: NORTHERN MONTANA COLLEGE)
  • KIKF (104.9 FM; CASCADE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP INC.)
  • KINX (107.3 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP INC.)
  • KPQX (92.5 FM; HAVRE, MT; Owner: NEW MEDIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Tim Nixdorf, 1.4 Miles West Of The Intersection Of Lower Maris Road & Hwy 87. (Lat: 47.929528 Lon: -110.546611), Type: 77.7, Structure height: 30015 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Licensee ID: C, Registrant: 4063947807, Welchlaw@earthlink.Net, 2121 HIGHWAY 2 NW
  • Tim Nixdorf, 11381 Vimy Ridge Road, Loma, Mt (Lat: 47.929528 Lon: -110.546611), Type: 77.7, Structure height: 30015 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 2028571470, Welchlaw@earthlink.Net, 1025 CONNECTICUT AVE., NW #1000

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Mile Marker 57 On Us Hwy 87 N (Lat: 48.990278 Lon: -110.500778), Call Sign: KNEC641, Licensee ID: L00607094
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.885 MHzGrant Date: 02/10/2003, Expiration Date: 12/17/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2013Registrant: Harvey Worrall, Rt 1, Loma, MT 59460, Phone: (406) 739-4352

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Various Locations (Lat: 48.094139 Lon: -110.864389), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNM257
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.281 MHz, 956.281 MHzGrant Date: 01/31/2008, Expiration Date: 04/06/2018, Certifier: Bruce A MckinleyRegistrant: Northwestern Energy, 40 East Broadway Street, Butte, MT 59701, Phone: (406) 497-1000, Fax: (406) 497-3525, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KD7YZL, Licensee ID: L00777343, Grant Date: 12/03/2013, Expiration Date: 12/05/2023, Certifier: Garvey C Wood, Registrant: Garvey C Wood, 203 Main St, Loma, MT 59460-0117

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 177KK , Serial Number: 17701310, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 12/04/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Steve Witt, 4682 Colony Bay Rd, Loma, MT 59460
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2655T , Serial Number: 28-7125568, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/1971
    Registrant (Individual): Steve K Witt, 4682 Colony Bay Rd, Loma, MT 59460
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4412B , Serial Number: 26756, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 03/27/1956
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Lyle W Mckeever, 1494 Mc Keever Rd, Loma, MT 59460, Other Owners: Marvin L Works

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

LOMA COUNTY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 200, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2010. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-23-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2010)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2010. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-23-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2010)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2010. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-23-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2008)
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
  • 4 other older monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)

Loma compared to Montana state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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