Ravalli, Montana

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Population in 2010: 76. Population change since 2000: -36.1%
Males: 23  (30.3%)
Females: 53  (69.7%)
Median resident age:  60.3 years
Montana median age:  39.6 years

Zip code: 59863

Estimated median household income in 2013: $21,972 (it was $26,750 in 2000)
Ravalli:

$21,972
MT:

$46,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,001 (it was $14,094 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $134,353 (it was $72,000 in 2000)
Ravalli:

$134,353
MT:

$190,100
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  • Races in Ravalli, MT (2010)

    Ravalli races chart
    • 4863.2%White alone
    • 1621.1%Two or more races
    • 79.2%American Indian alone
    • 56.6%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Ravalli: 98.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.5%), Scotch-Irish (16.5%), English (8.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2696 feet

Land area: 2.65 square miles.

Population density: 29 people per square mile   (very low).

Ravalli, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in Ravalli:

  • High school or higher: 104.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 26.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ravalli CDP:

  • Never married: 10.5%
  • Now married: 44.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 45.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,297 (0.5%)

Ravalli satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (29.5 miles , pop. 57,053).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (374.2 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (938.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: St. Ignatius, MT (2.2 miles ), Old Agency, MT (2.6 miles) , Dixon, MT (2.8 miles ), Arlee, MT (2.9 miles ), Charlo, MT (3.4 miles ), Kicking Horse, MT (3.7 miles) , Evaro, MT (3.9 miles ), Frenchtown, MT (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 47.27 N, Longitude: 114.18 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

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

6.2%
Montana:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Ravalli, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Ravalli-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Montana state average. It is 82% 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 252.6 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 221.9 miles away from Ravalli 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 390.4 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 496.8 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 150.7 miles away from Ravalli center
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 244.3 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 Lake County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ravalli:

  • The University of Montana (about 30 miles; Missoula, MT; Full-time enrollment: 13,602)
  • North Idaho College (about 126 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • University of Idaho (about 140 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Washington State University (about 146 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 148 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)
  • Spokane Community College (about 152 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Gonzaga University (about 154 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)

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Notable locations in Ravalli: Ravalli Store and Days Rest Campground (A), Ravalli (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Copper Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake 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 2012 was 109. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

109
U.S.:

74

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 12.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.1
U.S.:

6.6

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 15.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.4
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.6%
(35.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.0 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.2%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.3%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Ravalli compared to Montana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below 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:

1.1
Montana average:

9.9

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26%)
  • Wood (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ravalli CDP (based on Lake County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,1007
Evangelical Protestant2,75730
Mainline Protestant1,98511
Other1,4495
None17,455-
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: 10
Lake County:

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Lake County:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

9.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lake County:

25.9%
Montana:

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

14.6%
State:

10.7%

6.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,932 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.68%
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  1.06% ($27,495 average AGI)
from Flathead County, MT  0.69% ($32,138)
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.22% ($29,762)


6.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,850 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
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  0.99% ($28,054 average AGI)
to Flathead County, MT  0.56% ($34,623)
to Gallatin County, MT  0.23% ($20,636)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ravalli:

  • 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)
  • KGEZ (600 AM; 5 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: SKYLINE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KJJR (880 AM; 10 kW; WHITEFISH, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KYLT (1340 AM; 1 kW; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KGRZ (1450 AM; 1 kW; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ravalli:

  • 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)
  • KPLG (91.5 FM; PLAINS, MT; Owner: YOUR NETWORK OF PRAISE, INC.)
  • KBQQ (106.7 FM; PINESDALE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP INC.)
  • KQRK (92.3 FM; RONAN, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • KLTC-FM (107.5 FM; SUPERIOR, MT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMSO (102.5 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: SHEILA CALLAHAN & FRIENDS, INC)
  • KSIL (100.7 FM; WALLACE, ID; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KALS (97.1 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KALISPELL CHRISTIAN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KDBR (106.3 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ravalli:

  • K05EE (Channel 5; BIG ARM, ETC., MT; Owner: BLACKTAIL TV TAX DISTRICT)
  • K28CF (Channel 28; ST. IGNATIUS, MT; Owner: SALISH KOOTENAI COLLEGE)
  • KTMF (Channel 23; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: MMM LICENSE LLC)
  • K48EG (Channel 48; ARLEE, MT; Owner: SALISH KOOTENAI COLLEGE)

Ravalli fatal accident list:

Jun 12, 2002 87:99 PM, Us-12, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 12, 2002 02:30 AM, Us-93, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 22,200Total average daily traffic
  • 441Total average daily truck traffic
  • 28,996Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ravalli)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • RAVALLI EAST, Ne 1/4 Se 1/4 Section 32, Township 18 N, Range 20 W (Lat: 47.273806 Lon: -114.163722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 22.6 m, Call Sign: WMT768
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 11245.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/08/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • RTC RAVALLI, Section 4, Township 17 North, Range 20 West (Lat: 47.263250 Lon: -114.149556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 58.2 m, Call Sign: WQCP845
    Assigned Frequencies: 19360.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 19520.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/26/2005, Expiration Date: 04/26/2015, Certifier: Rosa Tougas
    Registrant: Ronan Telephone Company, 312 Main Street Sw, Ronan, MT 59864, Phone: (406) 676-9215
  • ANTRIM POINT, Sec 6, T 10n, R19wm P.M. (Lat: 46.656694 Lon: -114.025472), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 14.3 m, Call Sign: WQMG757
    Assigned Frequencies: 10875.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/03/2010, Expiration Date: 08/03/2020, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Ravalli, Copper Creek Rd 1.7mi Fr (Lat: 47.273806 Lon: -114.163722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.5 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: KZR97
    Assigned Frequencies: 6685.00 MHz, 6725.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/08/2011, Expiration Date: 03/05/2021, Certifier: Robert Leedham
    Registrant: Montana Rail Link Inc, 101 International Way, Missoula, MT 59808, Phone: (406) 523-1461, Fax: (406) 523-1529, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • Microwave Hill, Near (Lat: 47.273806 Lon: -114.163722), Call Sign: KNKO753
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.570 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/18/2000, Expiration Date: 01/18/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/06/2010
    Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Jackson & Dickens, 2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568
  • 2.9 Miles Se Of (Lat: 47.263250 Lon: -114.149528), Overall height: 58.5 m, Call Sign: KNLR539
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.637 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/07/1996, Expiration Date: 05/07/2006, Cancellation Date: 07/03/1997
    Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Jackson, & Dickens, 2120 L Streetm, Nw, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830

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