Noxon, Montana

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Population in 2010: 218. Population change since 2000: -5.2%
Males: 83  (38.2%)
Females: 135  (61.8%)
Median resident age:  30.9 years
Montana median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 59853.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $61,540 (it was $30,583 in 2000)
Noxon:

$61,540
MT:

$46,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,736 (it was $14,350 in 2000)

Noxon CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $161,719 (it was $58,100 in 2000)
Noxon:

$161,719
MT:

$190,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $138,816; Detached houses: $160,894; Mobile homes: $24,006
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  • Races in Noxon, MT (2010)

    Noxon races chart
    • 20091.7%White alone
    • 83.7%Two or more races
    • 62.8%Hispanic
    • 41.8%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Noxon: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (34.2%), German (24.7%), Norwegian (7.8%), French (6.3%), Italian (3.2%), Swiss (2.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2184 feet

Land area: 1.26 square miles.

Population density: 174 people per square mile   (very low).

Noxon,MT real estate house value index trend

Noxon, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in Noxon:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Noxon CDP:

  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 57.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

2 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.9%
Montana:

1.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $971 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $718 (0.6%)

Noxon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane Valley, WA (71.5 miles , pop. 89,755).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (298.0 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (971.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Heron, MT (3.1 miles) , Trout Creek, MT (3.7 miles ), Clark Fork, ID (4.6 miles ), Murray, ID (4.8 miles ), Pioneer Junction, MT (5.1 miles ), White Haven, MT (5.2 miles ), Belknap, MT (5.3 miles) , Libby, MT (5.4 miles ).

Latitude: 47.99 N, Longitude: 115.77 W

Area code: 406

Noxon household income distribution Noxon home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.9%
Montana:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (47%)
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (33%)
  • Public administration (33%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (47%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (47%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (36%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (3%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Noxon, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Noxon, Montana average temperatures Noxon, Montana average precipitation Noxon, Montana humidity Noxon, Montana wind speed Noxon, Montana snowfall Noxon, Montana sunshine Noxon, Montana clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Noxon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Montana state average. It is 88% 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 340.5 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 286.9 miles away from Noxon 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 317.7 miles away from the city 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 323.8 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 309.1 miles away from Noxon center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 525.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sanders County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Noxon topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Noxon:

  • North Idaho College (about 53 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; Full-time enrollment: 4,684)
  • Spokane Community College (about 77 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Whitworth University (about 79 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Gonzaga University (about 79 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 82 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 92 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • University of Idaho (about 106 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)

Public high school in Noxon:

Public elementary/middle schools in Noxon:

  • Noxon School (Students: 82; Location: 300 Noxon Avenue; Grades: PK-6)
  • Noxon 7-8 School (Students: 27; Location: 300 Noxon Avenue; Grades: 7-8)
See full list of schools located in Noxon, map of school districts: NOXON ELEMENTARY, NOXON HIGH SCHOOL

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Notable locations in Noxon: Noxon Rural Fire District (A), Noxon Community Museum (B), Noxon Community Ambulance (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Noxon: Noxon Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Aitken's Motel & Quik Stop (1402 Mount Highway 200).

Sanders 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 Noxon and their reported violations in the past:

NOXON WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 330, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-12-2014), St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-12-2014)
TWO RIVERS RV PARK (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-03-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUL-03-2013 to JUL-03-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-09-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-28-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUL-16-2012 to JUL-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-11-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from SEP-30-2010 to SEP-30-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-15-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2012), St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-17-2012)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
AVISTA UTILITIES NOXON RAPIDS DAM (Population served: 43, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2006)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 40.4%
(36.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.0 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  55.6%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Noxon compared to Montana state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.3
Montana average:

9.9

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (47%)
  • Wood (35%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Noxon CDP (based on Sanders County data)

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
Sanders 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
Here:

10.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Sanders County:

22.3%
Montana:

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

14.5%
State:

10.7%

6.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($56,563 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.89%
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 Missoula County, MT  0.71% ($24,074 average AGI)
from Flathead County, MT  0.37% ($22,714)
from Lake County, MT  0.26% ($12,300)


6.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,346 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.74%
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 Missoula County, MT  0.94% ($25,028 average AGI)
to Lake County, MT  0.47% ($26,167)
to Flathead County, MT  0.29% ($21,909)

Strongest AM radio stations in Noxon:

  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KJJR (880 AM; 10 kW; WHITEFISH, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KGEZ (600 AM; 5 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: SKYLINE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KQNT (590 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWAL (620 AM; 1 kW; WALLACE, ID; Owner: METALS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Noxon:

  • KTWD (97.5 FM; WALLACE, ID; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KPLG (91.5 FM; PLAINS, MT; Owner: YOUR NETWORK OF PRAISE, INC.)
  • KIBX (92.1 FM; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KPND (95.3 FM; SANDPOINT, ID; Owner: BLUE SKY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KHTQ (94.5 FM; HAYDEN, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KXLY-FM (99.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KCDA (103.1 FM; POST FALLS, ID; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KALS (97.1 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KALISPELL CHRISTIAN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KMJY-FM (104.5 FM; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: ALC COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KDRK-FM (93.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIXZ-FM (96.1 FM; OPPORTUNITY, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDBR (106.3 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMBI-FM (107.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KPBX-FM (91.1 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KICR (102.3 FM; COEUR D'ALENE, ID; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Noxon:

  • K59BW (Channel 59; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K05EE (Channel 5; BIG ARM, ETC., MT; Owner: BLACKTAIL TV TAX DISTRICT)
  • K08GU (Channel 8; TROUT CREEK, ETC., MT; Owner: TROUT CREEK-HERON-NOXON T.V.DISTRICT)
  • K10HA (Channel 10; TROUT CREEK, ETC., MT; Owner: TROUT CREEK-HERON-NOXON T.V.DISTRICT)
  • K12HO (Channel 12; TROUT CREEK, ETC., MT; Owner: TROUT CREEK-HERON-NOXON T.V.DISTRICT)

Noxon fatal accident list:

Oct 19, 2008 02:20 AM, Noxon Road, Pilgrim Creek Road, Lat: 47.99620, Lon: -115.78393, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 100Total average daily traffic
  • 3Total average daily truck traffic
  • 100Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Noxon)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Hbd Railroad Milepost 77.4 (Lat: 48.058278 Lon: -115.600167), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPGE807, Licensee ID: L00094726
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/31/2005, Expiration Date: 06/05/2015, Certifier: Ray Krenik
    Registrant: Montana Rail Link, 101 International Way, Missoula, MT 59808, Phone: (406) 523-1461, Fax: (406) 523-1529, Email:
  • Green Mountain 3.04 Mi Se Noxon Rapids Dam (Lat: 47.956333 Lon: -115.661000), Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: KOE453
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.3400 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/04/2011, Expiration Date: 09/12/2021
    Registrant: Gillespie, Prudhon & Associates Inc., 16111 Se 106th Avenue, Suite 100, Clackamas, OR 97015, Phone: (503) 657-0424, Fax: (503) 657-0361, Email:
  • Noxon Hydroelectric Plant (Lat: 47.961611 Lon: -115.742667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 7 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: KOH901
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.710 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/02/2012, Expiration Date: 10/21/2022
    Registrant: Gillespie, Prudhon & Associates, 16111 Se 106th Avenue, Suite 100, Clackamas, OR 97015, Phone: (503) 657-0424, Fax: (503) 657-0361, Email:
  • Noxon GTC, Adj To Hwy 10a, 5.6 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 48.037500 Lon: -115.863056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WPYP206
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.710 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/18/2003, Expiration Date: 09/18/2013, Certifier: Robert Leedham
    Registrant: Montana Rail Link, 101 International Way, Missoula, MT 59808, Phone: (406) 523-1461, Fax: (406) 523-1529, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Noxon)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180H (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O 470R (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 180HR , Serial Number: 18051633, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 07/05/1995
    Registrant (Individual): Leon Thomas Roberts, Po Box 193, Noxon, MT 59853
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 7ECA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8646V , Serial Number: 1089-75, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 04/24/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Gordy A Hubbard, Po Box 191, Noxon, MT 59853
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8687B , Serial Number: 36387, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 11/27/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth R Rose, 109 Avista Vlg, Noxon, MT 59853

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Noxon, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert765.0 years
John569.4 years
Mary479.0 years
Norman468.0 years
William371.6 years
Frank378.3 years
Lloyd372.0 years
Paul376.7 years
Raymond370.3 years
Velma382.3 years
Most common last names in Noxon, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mercer573.0 years
Dettwiler470.5 years
Johnson462.0 years
Tyler472.7 years
Blacketer373.0 years
Maynard370.3 years
Mcdowell368.0 years
Rasmussen374.3 years
Smith358.3 years
James270.0 years
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