Outlook, Montana

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Population in 2014: 53 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -35.4%
Males: 23  (45.1%)
Females: 30  (54.9%)
Median resident age:  37.0 years
Montana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 59252, 59254.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $67,213 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Outlook:

$67,213
MT:

$50,027

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $26,069 (it was $13,066 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $116,050 (it was $28,100 in 2000)
Outlook:

$116,050
MT:

$217,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $70,034; Detached houses: $82,286; Mobile homes: $10,717
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    • 4595.7%White alone
    • 24.3%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Outlook: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (20.0%), American (16.7%), German (16.7%), English (6.7%), Danish (3.3%), Norwegian (3.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2348 feet

Land area: 1.30 square miles.

Population density: 41 people per square mile   (very low).

Outlook, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in Outlook:

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Outlook town:

  • Never married: 3.3%
  • Now married: 83.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

2 residents are foreign born (2.2% North America).

This town:

2.2%
Montana:

2.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $923 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $526 (0.6%)

Outlook satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (234.6 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (606.9 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (960.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Plentywood, MT (3.6 miles ), Flaxville, MT (4.3 miles) , Antelope, MT (4.5 miles) , Reserve, MT (4.9 miles) , Medicine Lake, MT (5.4 miles ), Scobey, MT (5.5 miles ), Westby, MT (5.8 miles) , Fort Peck Reservation, MT (5.8 miles) .

Latitude: 48.89 N, Longitude: 104.78 W

Area code: 406

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

1.9%
Montana:

3.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -26 (-24.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (53%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (29%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (21%)
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (53%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (50%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (4%)

Average climate in Outlook, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Outlook-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Montana state average. It is 48% smaller 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 408.4 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 542.9 miles away from Outlook 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 405.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/29/1998 at 03:31:58, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.7 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 36.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 326.9 miles away from Outlook 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) earthquake occurred 438.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sheridan County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Outlook topographic map

Birthplace of: Robin Selvig - Basketball player-coach.

Hospitals and medical centers near Outlook:

  • SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 13 miles away; PLENTYWOOD, MT)
  • SHERIDAN MEMORIAL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PLENTYWOOD, MT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Outlook:

  • Minot State University (about 166 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • Bismarck State College (about 233 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 240 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 277 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • Sheridan College (about 304 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Black Hills State University (about 307 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 342 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)

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Notable locations in Outlook: Outlook (A), Farmers Elevator Company of Outlook (B), Outlook Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Outlook include: Saint Boniface Catholic Church (A), Highland Lutheran Church (B), German Lutheran Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Sheridan 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 2016: 0.0%
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Average household size:
This town:  1.8 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  46.2%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.7%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Montana average:

9.8

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Outlook town (based on Sheridan County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,44911
Evangelical Protestant1,35912
Catholic7842
Other861
None--
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
Sheridan County:

5.94 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

5.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

26.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Sheridan County:

27.0%
Montana:

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

13.0%
State:

10.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.4%
Montana:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

36.2%
Montana:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Outlook:

29.3
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

30.5%
Montana:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Outlook:

11.9%
State:

9.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Outlook:

6.9
Montana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

38.7%
Montana:

35.3%

General health condition:
This city:

46.0%
Montana:

57.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.4%
Montana:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Outlook, MT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$450
Totals for Government 0$0 1$450

Outlook government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $9,000 ($169.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($132.08)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($37.74)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($18.87)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,000 ($75.47)

Outlook government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($150.94)
    General Support: $2,000 ($37.74)
  • Tax - Property: $11,000 ($207.55)

Outlook government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $76,000 ($1433.96)

6.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,535 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Montana average:

6.86%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

4.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,784 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
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 Yellowstone County, MT  0.80% ($49,500 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Outlook:

  • KATQ (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLENTYWOOD, MT; Owner: RADIO INTERNAT'L-KATQ B/CAST ASSOC.)
  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Outlook:

  • KCGM (95.7 FM; SCOBEY, MT; Owner: PRAIRIE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 2 Mi E & 1 Mi S (Lat: 48.869472 Lon: -104.738583), Call Sign: WNAQ550
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.960 MHzGrant Date: 08/31/2004, Expiration Date: 10/04/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/06/2014Registrant: Kohler Communications, 14012 West Front St., Williston, ND 58801, Phone: (701) 774-8596, Fax: (701) 774-8598, Email:
  • Lat: 48.980194 Lon: -104.751250, Call Sign: WQPH422
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.930 MHzGrant Date: 05/17/2012, Expiration Date: 05/17/2022, Certifier: Greg WirtzRegistrant: Kotana Communications, Inc., 1819 1st Avenue, West, Williston, ND 58801, Phone: (701) 774-8001, Fax: (701) 774-1944, Email:
  • Lat: 48.879500 Lon: -104.777306, Call Sign: WQPT201
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.915 MHz, 160.035 MHz, 160.110 MHzGrant Date: 08/08/2012, Expiration Date: 08/08/2022, Certifier: Doug FawcettRegistrant: Kotana Communications, Inc., 1819 1st Avenue, West, Williston, ND 58801, Phone: (701) 774-8001, Fax: (701) 774-1944, Email:
  • Lat: 48.884250 Lon: -104.757722, Call Sign: WQVR596
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.530 MHzGrant Date: 04/22/2015, Expiration Date: 04/22/2025, Certifier: Doug FawcettRegistrant: Kotana Communications, Inc., 1819 1st Avenue, West, Williston, ND 58801, Phone: (701) 774-8001, Fax: (701) 774-1944, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • AAHY, 1.35 Miles N Of E Redstone Rd, And About 1 Mile W Of Grants Rd (Lat: 48.858639 Lon: -104.857194), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQVZ949, Licensee ID: L00000256
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/26/2015, Expiration Date: 06/26/2025, Certifier: Tim L WilsonRegistrant: Sagebrush Cellular, Inc., 61 Hwy 13 South, Scobey, MT 59263-0600, Phone: (406) 228-3103, Email:
  • OUTLOOK CELL, Intersection Of Hendrickson Road & Outlook Bench Road (Lat: 48.896278 Lon: -104.689972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQVZ953, Licensee ID: L00000256
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/26/2015, Expiration Date: 06/26/2025, Certifier: Tim L WilsonRegistrant: Sagebrush Cellular, Inc., 61 Hwy 13 South, Scobey, MT 59263-0600, Phone: (406) 228-3103, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 92057 , Serial Number: 16490, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 10/31/1955
    Registrant (Individual): James A Holte, 22 Silver Fox, Outlook, MT 59252

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

OUTLOOK COUNTY SEWER AND WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 96, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JAN-19-2007 to JAN-19-2007), St Public Notif received (FEB-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-05-2007 to JAN-08-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (3 times from MAY-05-2007 to JAN-08-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-24-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from FEB-24-2006 to FEB-24-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-05-2007 to JAN-08-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-06-2013)
  • One minor monitoring violation

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (56%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)

Outlook 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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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