Madison Valley, Montana

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Population in July 2007: 2,593.
Males: 1,304  (50.3%)
Females: 1,289  (49.7%)
Median resident age:

43.4 years
Montana median age:

37.5 years

Zip code: 59720

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,427 (it was $32,431 in 2000)
Madison Valley:

$52,427
MT:

$53,386

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,189 (it was $19,926 in 2000)

Madison Valley CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $325,945 (it was $135,000 in 2000)
Madison Valley:

$325,945
MT:

$231,300
March 2019 cost of living index in Madison Valley: 99.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Madison Valley, MT (2000)
    • 2,33596.7%White alone
    • 431.8%Hispanic
    • 220.9%Two or more races
    • 70.3%Asian alone
    • 60.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.04%Black alone
    • 10.04%Other race alone

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

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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 1374.1 square miles.

Population density: 1.9 people per square mile   (very low).

Madison Valley, Montana map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Madison Valley CCD:

0.7% ($907)
Montana:

1.3% ($1,212)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Idaho Falls, ID (122.1 miles , pop. 50,730).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (502.3 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (810.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Ennis, MT (2.9 miles ),
Virginia City, MT (3.8 miles),
Big Sky, MT (4.2 miles ),
Alder, MT (4.8 miles),
Sheridan, MT (5.5 miles ),
Pony, MT (5.6 miles),
Harrison, MT (5.7 miles),
Gallatin Gateway, MT (5.8 miles )

Latitude: 45.24 N, Longitude: 111.65 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

Distribution of median household income in Madison Valley, MT in 2017
Madison Valley satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Montana:

4.2%
Most common industries in Madison Valley, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (15.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.8%)
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.4%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (23.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Health care (3.9%)
  • Educational services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.4%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.8%)
  • Construction (4.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Madison Valley, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Carpenters (4.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (7.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Top executives (4.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (8.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)

Average climate in Madison Valley, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Madison Valley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Montana state average. It is 72% 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 67.3 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 132.7 miles away from Madison Valley 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 59.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 441.5 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 46.2 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 123.7 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 Madison County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Madison Valley:

  • MADISON VALLEY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ENNIS, MT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Madison Valley:

  • Montana State University (about 42 miles; Bozeman, MT; Full-time enrollment: 12,942)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 99 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 157 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • The University of Montana (about 159 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)
  • Idaho State University (about 169 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 232 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 5,051)
  • Sheridan College (about 233 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Madison Valley: Eightmile Fishing Access Site (A), Lawton Ranch (B), Madison River Lodge (C), Manley Camp (D), Big Spring Ranger Station (E), Cedar Hills Ranch (F), Miller Cow Camp (G), Bear Creek Ranger Station (H), Neelys Camp (I), Burnt Tree Fishing Access Site (J), Ennis Rodeo Grounds (K), Foster Ranch (L), Spanish Creek Recreation Site (M), Olifee Ranch (N), Olsen Ranch (O), Partridge Cow Camp (P), Pearson Ranch (Q), Pine Butte Lodge (R), Armitage Ranch (S), Rankin Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Madison Valley include: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church (A), Madison Valley Baptist Church (B), Assembly of God Church (C), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (D), Trinity Episcopal Church (E), Saint Patrick Catholic Church (F), Rocky Mountain Baptist Church (G), Madison Valley Presbyterian Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: McAllister Cemetery (1), Bear Creek Cemetery (2), Madison Valley Cemetery (3), Evans Cemetery (4), Ennis Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Lower Falls Creek Lake (A), Hermit Lake (B), Hidden Lake (C), High Hope Lake (D), Hilgard Lake (E), Marcheta Lake (F), Red Lake (G), Margo Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Antelope Creek (A), Moore Creek (B), Alder Creek (C), Alp Creek (D), Alpine Creek (E), Arasta Creek (F), Aspen Creek (G), Bad Luck Creek (H), Barnett Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Madison Valley include: Ennis Lake Community Park (1), Bear Creek Wildlife Management Area (2), Wall Creek State Wildlife Management Area (3), Raynolds Pass Historical Marker (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Madison 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:

2.0 people
Montana:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

58.9%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.6%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

6.9%
Whole state:

14.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.4%
Whole state:

5.8%
97 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
32 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
31 people in nursing homes in 2000
4 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Madison Valley:

Marital status in Madison Valley, MT
  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 63.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

For population 25 years and over in Madison Valley:

  • High school or higher: 92.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Montana average:

10.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Madison Valley, MT (based on Madison County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6004
Mainline Protestant5156
Other4104
Evangelical Protestant3959
None5,771-
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: 2
Here:

2.70 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Madison County:

4.05 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

29.71 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

6.7%
State:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

20.4%
Montana:

23.1%

8.74% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($62,507 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.74%
Montana average:

7.25%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Gallatin County, MT  1.79% ($56,912 average AGI)


7.19% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,120 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.19%
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 Gallatin County, MT  1.98% ($48,500 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Madison Valley:

  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KBOZ (1090 AM; 5 kW; BOZEMAN, MT; Owner: REIER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBOW (550 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKGR (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: KKGR, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KXTL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KID (590 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)

Strongest FM radio stations in Madison Valley:

  • K240CI (95.9 FM; BIG SKY, MT; Owner: MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS)
  • K288ES (105.5 FM; BIG SKY, MT; Owner: REIER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K210BF (89.9 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KXLB (100.7 FM; LIVINGSTON, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBMC (102.1 FM; BOZEMAN, MT; Owner: MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS)
  • K218DN (91.5 FM; GALLATIN GATEWAY, ET, MT; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Madison Valley:

  • K09KH (Channel 9; WATKINS, ETC., MT; Owner: EAGLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K11CI (Channel 11; MADISON VALLEY, ETC., MT; Owner: MADISON TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Madison Valley, MT
  • 44.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 24.6%Wood
  • 18.5%Electricity
  • 8.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.3%Other fuel
  • 2.0%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Madison Valley, MT
  • 40.9%Electricity
  • 32.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.9%Wood
  • 10.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.2%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Utility gas


Madison Valley compared to Montana state average:

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

Madison Valley on our top lists:

  • #92 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
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