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Population in 2010: 60. Population change since 2000: 0.0%
Males: 23  (39.4%)
Females: 37  (60.6%)

Median resident age:  55.5 years
Montana median age:  38.3 years

Zip code: 59059

Estimated median household income in 2012: $18,593 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Musselshell:

$18,593
MT:

$45,076
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,756

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $48,775 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Musselshell:

$48,775
MT:

$184,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $65,086; Detached houses: $59,185; Mobile homes: $85,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $541.

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  • White alone - 59 (98.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Musselshell: 90.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (20.0%), English (17.5%), German (15.0%), Norwegian (7.5%), Danish (5.0%), French (5.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2994 feet

Land area: 2.57 square miles.

Population density: 23 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Musselshell:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 44.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Musselshell CDP:

  • Never married: 16.9%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 7.0%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

5 residents are foreign born

This place:  7.6%
Montana:  1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $575 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $257 (0.8%)

Musselshell satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Billings, MT (54.9 miles , pop. 89,847).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (495.4 miles , pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (922.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Melstone, MT (3.5 miles) , Roundup, MT (4.7 miles ), Klein, MT (4.8 miles) , Camp Three, MT (4.8 miles) , Buffalo Creek, MT (5.4 miles) , Winnett, MT (6.0 miles) , North Treasure, MT (6.0 miles) , Custer, MT (6.1 miles) .

Latitude: 46.52 N, Longitude: 108.09 W

Area code: 406

Musselshell household income distribution Musselshell home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.6%
Montana:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (75%)
  • Construction (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (57%)
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)


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Earthquake activity:

Musselshell-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Montana state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/26/2007 at 06:27:32, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 ML, Depth: 1.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 46.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/23/1991 at 20:32:27, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 ML, 3.6 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 81.6 miles away from Musselshell center
Magnitude types: local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Musselshell County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Snow: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Musselshell, MT

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Musselshell:

  • Montana State University-Billings (about 55 miles; Billings, MT; Full-time enrollment: 2,629)
  • Montana State University (about 154 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 9,518)
  • Black Hills State University (about 248 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 2,551)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 260 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 12,325)
  • Casper College (about 270 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,078)
  • The University of Montana (about 281 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 11,744)
  • Idaho State University (about 331 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 8,867)

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Notable location: Hawk Creek Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

 
Musselshell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

MUSSELSHELL WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-2004), St Boil Water Order (JUN-25-2004), St Public Notif requested (JUN-25-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-2004), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2004), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2002 and JUL-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-23-2002), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2003)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 36.4%
(31.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This place:  1.9 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  62.5%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.1%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Musselshell, MT

Musselshell compared to Montana state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Musselshell travel time to work - commute


Musselshell mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (96%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Musselshell CDP (based on Musselshell County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.66%
Here27.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchHutterian BrethrenUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents37.7%16.1%11.3%10.9%5.2%
Congregations17.6%11.8%5.9%5.9%5.9%
NameChurches of ChristAssemblies of GodWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents4.6%3.3%2.9%2.6%5.5%
Congregations11.8%5.9%5.9%5.9%23.5%
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: 2
Here:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
This county:

6.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Musselshell County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

8.2%
State:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

20.6%
State:

23.1%

11.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,456 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.09%
Montana average:

8.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Yellowstone County, MT  1.95% ($20,900 average AGI)


10.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,262 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.68%
Montana average:

7.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Yellowstone County, MT  3.13% ($34,479 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Musselshell:

  • KURL (730 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: ELENBAAS MEDIA, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KIKC (1250 AM; 5 kW; FORSYTH, MT; Owner: MILES CITY, FORSYTH B/DCSTG, INC.)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KZMQ (1140 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • BILL WADE, 15.4 Mi Se (Lat: 46.298333 Lon: -108.149722), Type: 85.0, Overall height: 85 m
    Registrant: 4064853301, Billw@midrivers.Com, 904 C AVENUE
  • 15.4 Mi Se (Lat: 46.298333 Lon: -108.149722), Type: 85.0, Overall height: 85 m
    Registrant: 4064853301, Mrtcinfo@mcn.Net, 102 SECOND AVE S

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 11.5 Mi S (Lat: 46.613833 Lon: -107.957111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 20.7 m, Overall height: 27.7 m, Call Sign: WNFJ433
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.715 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/16/2010, Expiration Date: 01/08/2021
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • DAVID HILL, 15.4 Mi Se Of (Lat: 46.298278 Lon: -108.149833), Overall height: 85.3 m, Call Sign: WHE449
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative, Inc., 904 C Avenue, Circle, MT 59215, Phone: (406) 485-3301, Fax: (406) 687-3355, Email:
  • MUSSELSHELL, Main Street (Lat: 46.517750 Lon: -108.091778), Overall height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WHE450
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative, Inc., 904 C Avenue, Circle, MT 59215, Phone: (406) 485-3301, Fax: (406) 687-3355, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • Sec 13, Township 11 North, Range 29 East (Lat: 46.711361 Lon: -108.008722), Call Sign: KNLM428
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.660 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/15/2005, Expiration Date: 02/10/2015
    Registrant: Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative, Inc., 904 C Avenue, Circle, MT 59215, Phone: (406) 485-3301, Fax: (406) 687-3355, Email:
  • Atop David Hill, 15 Mi S. Of (Lat: 46.298278 Lon: -108.149833), Overall height: 85.3 m, Call Sign: KNKP484
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.812 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 11/26/2003, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:


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