Lonepine, Montana

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Population in 2010: 162.
Population change since 2000: +18.2%
Males: 82  (50.8%)
Females: 80  (49.2%)
Median resident age:

53.7 years
Montana median age:

40.0 years

Zip code: 59848

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,435 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Lonepine:

$42,435
MT:

$53,386

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,827 (it was $16,218 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $200,637 (it was $83,100 in 2000)
Lonepine:

$200,637
MT:

$231,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $195,560; detached houses: $217,815; mobile homes: $59,741

Median gross rent in 2017: $456.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lonepine: 88.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.4%
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  • Races in Lonepine, MT (2010)
    • 13784.6%White alone
    • 138.0%Two or more races
    • 63.7%Hispanic
    • 53.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.6%Asian alone
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Ancestries: Norwegian (19.1%), German (16.2%), English (10.3%), Finnish (8.8%), Danish (4.4%), Italian (4.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2857 feet

Land area: 13.6 square miles.

Population density: 12 people per square mile   (very low).

Lonepine, Montana map

3 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.6%
Montana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,577 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,052 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (64.5 miles , pop. 57,053).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (350.6 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (960.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Camas, MT (2.3 miles),
Hot Springs, MT (2.4 miles ),
Flathead, MT (3.2 miles),
Niarada, MT (3.3 miles),
Elmo, MT (4.1 miles),
Big Arm, MT (4.3 miles),
Plains, MT (4.5 miles ),
Weeksville, MT (4.5 miles)

Latitude: 47.69 N, Longitude: 114.64 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

Distribution of median household income in Lonepine, MT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lonepine, MT in 2017

Lonepine satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.7%
Montana:

4.2%
Most common industries in Lonepine, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (51.7%)
  • Educational services (13.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Construction (3.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (54.5%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.1%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (48.0%)
  • Educational services (20.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.0%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (8.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Lonepine, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (31.0%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.9%)
  • Bus drivers (6.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.2%)
  • Woodworkers (5.2%)
  • Top executives (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (30.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (15.2%)
  • Woodworkers (9.1%)
  • Top executives (6.1%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (6.1%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (32.0%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (16.0%)
  • Bus drivers (16.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (12.0%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (8.0%)
  • Cashiers (8.0%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.0%)

Average climate in Lonepine, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 12.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.9
U.S.:

19.6

Earthquake activity:

Lonepine-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Montana state average. It is 81% 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 288.4 miles away from Lonepine 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 253.3 miles away from Lonepine 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 368.6 miles away from Lonepine 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 374.0 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 517.3 miles away from Lonepine center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 360.3 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sanders County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lonepine topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lonepine:

  • HOT SPRINGS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HOT SPRINGS, MT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lonepine:

  • The University of Montana (about 66 miles; Missoula, MT; Full-time enrollment: 13,602)
  • North Idaho College (about 101 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Spokane Community College (about 127 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Gonzaga University (about 129 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Whitworth University (about 130 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • University of Idaho (about 131 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 132 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)

Points of interest:

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

Reservoir: Dry Fork Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Sanders County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Montana:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

69.8%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

1.6%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Lonepine:

Marital status in Lonepine, MT
  • Never married: 11.4%
  • Now married: 74.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

For population 25 years and over in Lonepine:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Montana average:

10.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lonepine, MT (based on Sanders County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,33318
Other5434
Mainline Protestant4479
Catholic3504
None8,740-
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: 5
This county:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Sanders County:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Sanders County:

10.90 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Sanders County:

8.5%
State:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Sanders County:

22.3%
State:

23.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Sanders County:

14.5%
Montana:

10.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lonepine:

45.9%
Montana:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lonepine:

45.9%
State:

48.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

31.7
Montana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lonepine:

23.0%
Montana:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.9%
State:

9.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.5
Montana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

47.9%
Montana:

35.3%

General health condition:
Lonepine:

51.2%
Montana:

57.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

84.8%
Montana:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lonepine, MT Residents

5.09% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,639 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
Montana average:

6.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Missoula County, MT  0.83% ($27,606 average AGI)
to Lake County, MT  0.68% ($24,963)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lonepine:

  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KGEZ (600 AM; 5 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: SKYLINE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KJJR (880 AM; 10 kW; WHITEFISH, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLCY (930 AM; 5 kW; EAST MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KGVO (1290 AM; 5 kW; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lonepine:

  • KPLG (91.5 FM; PLAINS, MT; Owner: YOUR NETWORK OF PRAISE, INC.)
  • KQRK (92.3 FM; RONAN, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KALS (97.1 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KALISPELL CHRISTIAN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KSIL (100.7 FM; WALLACE, ID; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDBR (106.3 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLTC-FM (107.5 FM; SUPERIOR, MT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGGL (93.3 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KYSS-FM (94.9 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUFM (89.1 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA)
  • KKMT (95.9 FM; COLUMBIA FALLS, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBBZ (98.5 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTWD (97.5 FM; WALLACE, ID; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KZMN (103.9 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lonepine:

  • K05EE (Channel 5; BIG ARM, ETC., MT; Owner: BLACKTAIL TV TAX DISTRICT)
  • K59BW (Channel 59; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K45DQ (Channel 45; HOT SPRINGS, MT; Owner: HOT SPRINGS TV DISTRICT)
  • K05AH (Channel 5; HOT SPRINGS, MT; Owner: HOT SPRINGS TV DISTRICT)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.0mTotal length
  • 1,869Total average daily traffic
  • 139Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,049Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic


FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 5944T , Serial Number: 15060644, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 05/27/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 08/08/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Jacob W Hills, 55 Lonepine Rd, Lonepine, MT 59848

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lonepine, MT
  • 46.6%Wood
  • 20.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 19.0%Electricity
  • 8.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.2%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lonepine, MT
  • 54.2%Wood
  • 20.8%Electricity
  • 12.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Lonepine compared to Montana state average:

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