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Population in 2010: 81. Population change since 2000: +14.1%
Males: 41  (51.1%)
Females: 40  (48.9%)

Median resident age:  53.8 years
Montana median age:  38.3 years

Zip code: 59854

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,370 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Ovando:

$41,370
MT:

$45,076
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,456

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $141,377 (it was $80,000 in 2000)
Ovando:

$141,377
MT:

$184,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $165,561; Detached houses: $100,790; Mobile homes: $378,381

Median gross rent in 2012: $767.

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  • White alone - 80 (98.8%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.2%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ovando: 91.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (36.7%), English (20.4%), Scottish (16.3%), Irish (8.2%), Norwegian (8.2%), French (2.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4100 feet

Land area: 9.04 square miles.

Population density: 9.0 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Ovando:

  • High school or higher: 81.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ovando CDP:

  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

4 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America).

This place:  4.3%
Montana:  1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,071 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $560 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (42.4 miles , pop. 57,053).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (432.8 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (934.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Helmville, MT (2.4 miles) , Seeley Lake, MT (4.3 miles ), Lincoln, MT (4.7 miles ), Drummond, MT (4.9 miles ), Seeley Lake-Blackfoot Valley, MT (5.0 miles) , Clinton, MT (5.6 miles ), Turah, MT (5.9 miles ), Piltzville, MT (6.0 miles ).

Latitude: 47.02 N, Longitude: 113.14 W

Area code: 406

Ovando household income distribution Ovando home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.3%
Montana:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (30%)
  • Finance and insurance (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (48%)
  • Public administration (30%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)


Average climate in Ovando, Montana

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Earthquake activity:

Ovando-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Montana state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2000 at 14:28:31, a magnitude 4.5 (4.0 MB, 4.5 ML, Depth: 6.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 33.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/2/1995 at 19:31:02, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.2 ML, 4.5 ML, Depth: 5.6 mi) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from Ovando center
On 3/21/1992 at 01:57:43, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 MB, 4.1 MD, 4.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 20.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/1/1992 at 11:33:47, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 3.8 ML, 4.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/19/2002 at 19:58:26, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 15.3 mi) earthquake occurred 29.0 miles away from Ovando center
On 6/2/1996 at 21:17:07, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 23.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Powell County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Ovando, MT

Airports located in Ovando:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ovando:

  • The University of Montana (about 42 miles; Missoula, MT; Full-time enrollment: 11,744)
  • Montana State University (about 137 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 9,518)
  • North Idaho College (about 178 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 3,090)
  • University of Idaho (about 185 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 9,625)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 189 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 2,534)
  • Washington State University (about 192 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 21,748)
  • Spokane Community College (about 204 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 4,944)

Public elementary/middle school in Ovando:

  • Ovando School (Students: 19; Location: 108 Birch Street; Grades: PK-8)
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Notable location: Ovando Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Ovando: Blackfoot Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Lake: Lahrity Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Powell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2009 was 14.0. This is significantly better than average.
City:

14.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 15.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 4.48. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.48
U.S.:

11.39

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

TRIXIS ANTLER SALOON (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.9%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  64.3%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.4%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ovando, MT

Ovando compared to Montana 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (58%)
  • Wood (33%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Other fuel (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Ovando CDP (based on Powell County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.27%
Here37.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodLutheran ChurchSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents58.0%9.3%7.5%6.1%4.9%
Congregations23.5%5.9%5.9%5.9%11.8%
NameEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Free Church of AmericaCommunity Church of ChristOther
Adherents3.7%3.6%1.7%1.4%3.9%
Congregations5.9%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
Powell County:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Powell County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Powell County:

25.4%
Montana:

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

15.4%
State:

10.7%

10.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,709 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.04%
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 Silver Bow County, MT  0.84% ($23,706 average AGI)
from Missoula County, MT  0.74% ($14,733)
from Deer Lodge County, MT  0.64% ($37,000)


8.87% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,203 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.87%
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 Missoula County, MT  1.15% ($17,565 average AGI)
to Lewis and Clark County, MT  1.05% ($26,619)
to Deer Lodge County, MT  0.80% ($31,625)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ovando:

  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KLCY (930 AM; 5 kW; EAST MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGVO (1290 AM; 5 kW; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKGR (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: KKGR, INC.)
  • KMTX (950 AM; 5 kW; HELENA, MT; Owner: CAPRI, INC)
  • KBOW (550 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KMON (560 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KJJR (880 AM; 10 kW; WHITEFISH, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KGEZ (600 AM; 5 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: SKYLINE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ovando:

  • 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)
  • KBQQ (106.7 FM; PINESDALE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP INC.)
  • KZOQ-FM (100.1 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KMZL (91.1 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K204EV (88.7 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMTX-FM (105.3 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: CAPRI, INC)
  • KZMT (101.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KMSO (102.5 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: SHEILA CALLAHAN & FRIENDS, INC)
  • KPLG (91.5 FM; PLAINS, MT; Owner: YOUR NETWORK OF PRAISE, INC.)
  • KVCM (103.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ovando:

  • K05EE (Channel 5; BIG ARM, ETC., MT; Owner: BLACKTAIL TV TAX DISTRICT)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Steven Mejia, Dry Gulch Road (Lat: 47.012639 Lon: -113.072444), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 59.5 m
    Registrant: 7327440652, , 5012 FISHER ISLAND DRIVE
  • Steven Mejia, Dry Gulch Road (Lat: 47.012639 Lon: -113.072444), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 59.5 m
    Registrant: 7327440652, , 5012 FISHER ISLAND DRIVE
  • Steven N Mejia, Dry Gulch Road (Lat: 47.012639 Lon: -113.072444), Type: 60.7, Overall height: 59.5 m
    Registrant: 7327440652, , 26 YOLANDA DRIVE

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Various Locations (Lat: 47.155194 Lon: -113.122556), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNM237
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.281 MHz, 956.281 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/31/2008, Expiration Date: 04/06/2018, Certifier: Bruce A Mckinley
    Registrant: Northwestern Energy, 40 East Broadway Street, Butte, MT 59701, Phone: (406) 497-1000, Fax: (406) 497-3525, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KC7WBJ, Licensee ID: L01268258
    Grant Date: 04/12/2007, Expiration Date: 04/24/2017, Certifier: Chad J Krutar
    Registrant: Chad J Krutar, 4981 Hwy 200, Ovando, MT 59854
  • Call Sign: KC7WBK
    Grant Date: 04/24/1997, Expiration Date: 04/24/2007, Cancellation Date: 04/25/2009
    Registrant: William E Wellman, 82 White Tail Ranch Rd, Ovando, MT 59854
  • Call Sign: WA7YYB, Licensee ID: L00658004
    Grant Date: 03/20/2003, Expiration Date: 06/15/2013
    Registrant: Charles I Weihe, Ovando, MT 59854
  • Call Sign: KD7TJS, Licensee ID: L00597488
    Grant Date: 11/20/2002, Expiration Date: 11/20/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/02/2005, Certifier: Gary Aitken
    Registrant: Gary Aitken, 609 Old Trailhead Ln, Ovando, MT 59854
  • Call Sign: K7ATC, Previous Call Sign: KD7TJS, Licensee ID: L00597488
    Grant Date: 08/02/2005, Expiration Date: 08/02/2015, Certifier: Gary Aitken
    Registrant: Gary Aitken, 609 Old Trailhead Ln, Ovando, MT 59854


FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ovando)

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