Pryor, Montana

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Population in 2010: 618. Population change since 2000: -1.6%
Males: 351  (56.9%)
Females: 267  (43.1%)
Median resident age:  31.0 years
Montana median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 59066.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,254 (it was $25,096 in 2000)
Pryor:

$33,254
MT:

$45,076
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $9,880 (it was $7,640 in 2000)

Pryor CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $70,386 (it was $53,900 in 2000)
Pryor:

$70,386
MT:

$184,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $125,145; Detached houses: $141,901; Mobile homes: $26,000

Median gross rent in 2012: $416.

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Pryor races chart
  • American Indian alone - 519 (84.0%)
  • White alone - 74 (12.0%)
  • Hispanic - 17 (2.8%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (1.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pryor: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (9.1%), German (1.9%), Italian (1.2%), Norwegian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4067 feet

Land area: 39.8 square miles.

Population density: 16 people per square mile   (very low).

Pryor, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in Pryor:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pryor CDP:

  • Never married: 40.4%
  • Now married: 44.0%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

6 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.8%
Montana:  1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $900 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,125 (1.7%)

Pryor satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Billings, MT (25.7 miles , pop. 89,847).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (423.5 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (843.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Edgar, MT (3.9 miles) , Silesia, MT (4.2 miles) , Fromberg, MT (4.2 miles ), South Yellowstone, MT (4.2 miles ), Bridger, MT (4.5 miles ), Laurel, MT (4.6 miles ), Joliet, MT (4.6 miles ), Park City, MT (4.8 miles ).

Latitude: 45.42 N, Longitude: 108.54 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

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

10.7%
Montana:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (31%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Educational services (38%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Motor vehicle operators except bus and truck drivers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (17%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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

Average climate in Pryor, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Pryor-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Montana state average. It is 15% 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 118.9 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 274.4 miles away from Pryor 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 119.0 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 195.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 218.6 miles away from Pryor center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 306.7 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 Big Horn County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pryor topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pryor:

  • Montana State University-Billings (about 27 miles; Billings, MT; Full-time enrollment: 4,319)
  • Sheridan College (about 91 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Montana State University (about 123 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 195 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Casper College (about 210 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Black Hills State University (about 238 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Idaho State University (about 262 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)

Public high school in Pryor:

Public elementary/middle schools in Pryor:

Private elementary/middle school in Pryor:

  • ST CHARLES MISSION (Students: 126; Location: 29 GAP RD; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Pryor, School District: BRIDGER K-12 SCHOOLS

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Notable location: Chief Plenty Coups Museum (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Pryor include: Saint Charles Borromeo Church (A), Pryor Valley Assembly Church (B), Faith Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pryor Cemetery (1), Singgood Cemetery (2), Big Day Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Bird Creek (A), Lost Creek (B), Macheta Creek (C), Middle Creek (D), Porcupine Creek (E), Willow Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Pryor: Chief Plenty Coups State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Big Horn County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2009 was 13.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

13.2
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2004 was 0.498. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.498
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 0.825. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.825
U.S.:

1.929
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 42.1%
(28.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.5% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.5 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  73.0%
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: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.7% of all households

Pryor compared to Montana state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (47%)
  • Utility gas (34%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pryor CDP (based on Big Horn County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.41%
Here: 39.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAConservative Congregational Christian ConferenceLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents51.0%10.2%4.9%4.4%3.9%
Congregations20.0%14.3%2.9%8.6%2.9%
NameUnited Church of ChristAssemblies of GodSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.6%3.0%2.9%2.4%13.8%
Congregations2.9%5.7%8.6%2.9%31.4%
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: 3
Big Horn County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Big Horn County:

10.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

5.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.6%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Big Horn County:

32.4%
Montana:

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

19.8%
State:

10.7%

6.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,221 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
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 Yellowstone County, MT  2.05% ($24,848 average AGI)
from Rosebud County, MT  0.42% ($28,250)
from Sheridan County, WY  0.26% ($29,700)


6.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,944 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
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  2.15% ($32,687 average AGI)
to Gallatin County, MT  0.26% ($22,600)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pryor:

  • KGHL (790 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KURL (730 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: ELENBAAS MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBUL (970 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBLG (910 AM; 1 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KBSR (1490 AM; 1 kW; LAUREL, MT; Owner: SUN MOUNTAIN, INC.)
  • KZMQ (1140 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KPOW (1260 AM; 5 kW; POWELL, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMZK (1240 AM; 1 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: ELENBAAS MEDIA, 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.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KROE (930 AM; 5 kW; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: LOVCOM, INC.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pryor:

  • KPGB (88.3 FM; PRYOR, MT; Owner: FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KMXE (99.3 FM; RED LODGE, MT; Owner: SILVER ROCK COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • KRKX (94.1 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KEMC (91.7 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS)
  • KZRV (107.5 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • K244CK (96.7 FM; COWLEY, ETC., WY; Owner: CONNECTION COMMUNICATIONS ASSOC., INC.)
  • KZMQ-FM (100.3 FM; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KYYA-FM (93.3 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KRZN (96.3 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KLMT (89.3 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS INC)
  • KCTR-FM (102.9 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBBB (103.7 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K205CL (88.9 FM; SHEPHERD, MT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KRSQ (101.9 FM; LAUREL, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KKBR (97.1 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGHL-FM (98.5 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KNDZ (105.1 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • K296EM (107.1 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Pryor:

  • KULR-TV (Channel 8; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: KULR CORPORATION)
  • KTVQ (Channel 2; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: KTVQ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KHMT (Channel 4; HARDIN, MT; Owner: VHR BROADCASTING OF BILLINGS, LLC)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • East Pryor Maountains (Lat: 45.172167 Lon: -108.341778), Type: Bant, Structure height: 3.1 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQFQ516
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.270 MHz, 152.360 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/08/2006, Expiration Date: 09/08/2016, Certifier: Sharon D Nedens
    Registrant: Industrial Comms. & Electronics, LLP, P. O. Box 31632, Billings, MT 59107, Phone: (406) 259-1212, Fax: (406) 259-9989, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Various Locations (Lat: 45.277167 Lon: -108.610389), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNM204
    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:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Pryor, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George474.0 years
William471.7 years
James367.6 years
Frank364.3 years
Louis381.0 years
Raymond255.0 years
David263.0 years
Edward280.0 years
Anna274.0 years
Betty264.0 years
Most common last names in Pryor, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Roundface357.6 years
Bulltail271.5 years
Janis289.0 years
Duffield275.5 years
Cortright260.0 years
Kane268.0 years
Marsh287.0 years
Milliken276.0 years
Rafferty262.5 years
Stewart280.0 years
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