Red Lodge, Montana

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Population in 2017: 2,286 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.0%
 
Males: 1,045  (45.8%)
Females: 1,241  (54.2%)
Median resident age:

46.5 years
Montana median age:

40.0 years

Zip codes: 59068.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,326 (it was $31,750 in 2000)
Red Lodge:

$51,326
MT:

$53,386

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,755 (it was $19,090 in 2000)

Red Lodge city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $240,233 (it was $99,500 in 2000)
Red Lodge:

$240,233
MT:

$231,300

Median gross rent in 2017: $905.

March 2019 cost of living index in Red Lodge: 91.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.3%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 88.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 22.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Red Lodge, MT (2017)
    • 2,18691.5%White alone
    • 1074.5%Hispanic
    • 964.0%Two or more races
    • 70.3%American Indian alone
    • 30.1%Asian alone
    • 10.04%Black alone

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



According to our research of Montana and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Red Lodge, Montana as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Red Lodge is 1,186 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Red Lodge by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(42.6)
3
(123.8)
1
(40.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(93.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(86.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(510.6)
9
(371.3)
9
(360.9)
7
(282.1)
10
(395.1)
5
(233.2)
10
(469.7)
1
(46.2)
5
(225.5)
4
(178.8)
9
(401.4)
6
(266.0)
4
(173.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(553.2)
15
(618.8)
6
(240.6)
12
(483.7)
23
(908.7)
7
(326.5)
9
(422.7)
3
(138.7)
6
(270.6)
7
(312.9)
5
(223.0)
2
(88.7)
2
(86.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
51
(2,170)
43
(1,774)
53
(2,125)
76
(3,063)
43
(1,699)
30
(1,399)
55
(2,583)
28
(1,294)
30
(1,353)
47
(2,101)
31
(1,383)
35
(1,551)
37
(1,602)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(212.8)
8
(330.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(187.9)
3
(138.7)
1
(45.1)
1
(44.7)
3
(133.8)
4
(177.3)
3
(129.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(85.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(80.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(79.0)
1
(46.6)
2
(93.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(89.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)278.7313.9206.1212.8213.7232.7317.181.8157.9145.3161.9135.6184.4

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City-data.com crime index in Red Lodge, MT

Crime rate in Red Lodge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Montana average:

1.73
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Ancestries: American (23.6%), German (17.0%), Irish (9.6%), Norwegian (7.3%), English (5.9%), Finnish (4.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5553 feet

Land area: 2.57 square miles.

Population density: 888 people per square mile   (low).

Red Lodge, Montana map

25 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Montana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,787 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,700 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Billings, MT (53.9 miles , pop. 89,847).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (426.6 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (820.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Bearcreek, MT (2.2 miles),
Belfry, MT (3.5 miles ),
Roberts, MT (3.7 miles ),
Roscoe, MT (4.1 miles),
Bridger, MT (4.2 miles ),
Boyd, MT (4.5 miles),
Fromberg, MT (4.7 miles ),
Joliet, MT (5.0 miles )

Latitude: 45.19 N, Longitude: 109.25 W

Area code: 406

Distribution of median household income in Red Lodge, MT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Red Lodge, MT in 2017
Red Lodge satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
Montana:

4.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +198 (+10.0%).
Most common industries in Red Lodge, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (25.0%)
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (23.2%)
  • Construction (11.0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.8%)
  • Truck transportation (4.5%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
  • Utilities (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (26.8%)
  • Health care (16.5%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Red Lodge, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.4%)
  • Carpenters (5.4%)
  • Top executives (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.4%)
  • Registered nurses (5.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.2%)

Average climate in Red Lodge, Montana

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Earthquake activity:

Red Lodge-area historical earthquake activity is near Montana state average. It is 29% 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 81.2 miles away from Red Lodge 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 236.9 miles away from the city 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 81.1 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 162.5 miles away from Red Lodge 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 187.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 272.6 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 Carbon County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Red Lodge topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Red Lodge:

  • BEARTOOTH BILLINGS CLINIC (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 2525 N BROADWAY)
  • CEDAR WOOD VILLA (1 S OAKS)

Airports and heliports located in Red Lodge:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Red Lodge:

  • Montana State University-Billings (about 55 miles; Billings, MT; Full-time enrollment: 4,319)
  • Montana State University (about 94 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • Sheridan College (about 117 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 158 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Casper College (about 219 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Idaho State University (about 226 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 249 miles; Rock Springs, WY; FT enrollment: 2,086)

Public high school in Red Lodge:

Public elementary/middle schools in Red Lodge:

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW SCHOOL (Location: 311 SOUTH OAKES, Grades: PK-5)
  • ROOSEVELT JUNIOR HIGH (Location: 413 S. OAKES, Grades: 6-8)
See full list of schools located in Red Lodge

Library in Red Lodge:

  • RED LODGE CARNEGIE LIBRARY (Operating income: $105,005; Location: 3 WEST 8TH STREET; 15,074 books; 645 audio materials; 627 video materials; 56 state licensed databases; 25 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Red Lodge: Beartooth Grain and Feed Elevator (A), Carbon County Courthouse (B), Carbon County Sheriff's Office (C), Red Lodge Police Department (D), Red Lodge Rural Fire District 7 Red Lodge Fire Department (E), Carbon County Museum (F), Red Lodge Carnegie Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Red Lodge include: Red Lodge Community Church (A), Gateway Baptist Church (B), Red Lodge Alliance Chapel (C), Christian Life Assembly of God Church (D), Church of Christ (E), Messiah Lutheran Church (F), Red Lodge Baptist Church (G), Saint Agnes Catholic Church (H), Calvary Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Red Lodge include: Liver-Eating Johnston Park (1), Swimming Pool Park (2), Visitors Center Park (3), Coal Miners Memorial Park (4), Depot Park (5), Pride Park (6), Field School Park (7), Finntown Park (8), Rock Creek Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Peaks To Plains Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 224 North Broadway Avenue), Beartooth Nature Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 900 North Bonner Avenue), Historical Society-Carbon County (Historical Places & Services; 224 North Broadway Avenue), 7 C Quarter Circle Outfitters (Tours & Charters; Po Box 357).

Hotels: Super 8 Motel (1223 South Broadway Avenue), Rock Creek Resort (5 Miles S Of), Central Reservations (1119 South Broadway Avenue), Alpine Lodge (1105 North Broadway Avenue), Pollard Hotel (2 North Broadway Avenue), Comfort Inn Red Lodge (612 North Broadway), Red Lodge Inn (811 South Broadway Avenue), Comfort Inn (612 North Broadway Avenue), Best Western Lupine Inn (18th & S Hauser Avenue).

Courts: Carbon County - District Court (Courthouse), Carbon County - Youth Court Services (206 North Broadway).

Birthplace of: Alice Greenough Orr - Rodeo performer and organizer, Harry Franklin Vickers - Inventor and Industrialist, Laurie Niemi - Football player.

Carbon 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 Red Lodge and their reported violations in the past:

RED LODGE MTN MAIN LODGE (Population served: 2,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
ROCK CREEK RESORT RED LODGE (Population served: 320, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from SEP-29-2010 to SEP-29-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-08-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from SEP-11-2009 to SEP-11-2009), St Other (SEP-18-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-10-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-29-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-21-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-21-2009 to AUG-21-2009), St Other (SEP-18-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-23-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-10-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-29-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from SEP-26-2008 to SEP-26-2008), St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2008), St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2008), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAR-03-2009 to MAR-06-2009), St Other (SEP-18-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-10-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-16-2009 to JUL-29-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-15-2008 to AUG-15-2008), St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2008), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAR-06-2009 to MAR-06-2009), St Other (SEP-18-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-10-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-16-2009 to JUL-29-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
BEARCREEK MUNICIPAL WATER SYS (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from SEP-28-2007 to SEP-28-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2007), St Other (AUG-11-2008), St Civil Case under development (SEP-11-2008), St No addtl Formal Action needed (OCT-16-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-28-2008), Fed FAO issued (MAR-18-2009), Fed Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-16-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-30-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from OCT-30-2010 to NOV-19-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-07-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-28-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-16-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-16-2008), St Public Notif received (MAR-07-2008), St Other (AUG-11-2008), St Civil Case under development (SEP-11-2008), St No addtl Formal Action needed (OCT-16-2008), Fed FAO issued (MAR-18-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2009), Fed Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2011)
  • 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 No addtl Formal Action needed (OCT-16-2008), Fed FAO issued (MAR-18-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2009), Fed Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2011)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
ROCKIN J INC (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-25-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from APR-25-2011 to APR-25-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-12-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-12-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from APR-12-2011 to APR-12-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAY-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-18-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-18-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAR-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2011), St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-19-2011)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
WOODBINE CG LOWER WELL 2 (Population served: 102, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from OCT-07-2008 to OCT-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUN-20-2008 to JUN-20-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
RED LODGE KOA (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-10-2009 to AUG-10-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 7 regular monitoring violations
YELLOWSTONE DOG SPORTS LLC (Population served: 96, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-13-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Red Lodge that have no violations reported:

  • RED LODGE MTN MIDWAY LODGE (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

1.9 people
Montana:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

47.4%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.6%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Red Lodge in 2010:

  • 37 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Red Lodge in 2000:

  • 71 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Banks with branches in Red Lodge (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Red Lodge Mb Branch at 119 North Broadway, branch established on 1981/08/24; Red Lodge Branch at 1 South Broadway, branch established on 1895/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of Bridger, National Association: Red Lodge Branch at 401 North Broadway, branch established on 2003/11/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $303.8 mil, Deposits: $272.1 mil, headquarters in Bridger, MT, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Bridger Company, The
  • First Interstate Bank: Red Lodge Branch at 602 North Broadway, branch established on 1910/09/10. Info updated 2009/10/09: Bank assets: $7,294.7 mil, Deposits: $5,827.2 mil, headquarters in Billings, MT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: First Interstate Bancsystem, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Red Lodge:

Marital status in Red Lodge, MT
  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 42.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 19.2%

For population 25 years and over in Red Lodge:

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Montana average:

10.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Red Lodge
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Religion statistics for Red Lodge, MT (based on Carbon County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,9674
Mainline Protestant1,0379
Evangelical Protestant74414
Other4062
None5,924-
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: 3
Here:

3.09 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Here:

3.09 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

16.48 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.1%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.2%
Montana:

23.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Red Lodge:

55.8%
Montana:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Red Lodge:

55.2%
Montana:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Red Lodge:

28.8
Montana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Red Lodge:

18.1%
Montana:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.1%
Montana:

9.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Montana:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.4%
State:

35.3%

General health condition:
This city:

60.7%
State:

57.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Red Lodge:

79.0%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Red Lodge, MT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 7$38,298$65,6543$2,300
Other Government Administration 5$21,914$52,5941$1,862
Streets and Highways 4$17,702$53,1060$0
Water Supply 2$7,934$47,6040$0
Sewerage 1$6,052$72,6240$0
Local Libraries 1$4,226$50,7122$4,020
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,250
Totals for Government 20$96,126$57,6767$9,432

Red Lodge government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Libraries: $10,000 ($4.37)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $685,000 ($299.65)
    Sewerage: $539,000 ($235.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $411,000 ($179.79)
    Water Utilities: $370,000 ($161.85)
    Regular Highways: $339,000 ($148.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $254,000 ($111.11)
    Central Staff Services: $236,000 ($103.24)
    General - Other: $194,000 ($84.86)
    Local Fire Protection: $182,000 ($79.62)
    Libraries: $155,000 ($67.80)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $121,000 ($52.93)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $72,000 ($31.50)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $42,000 ($18.37)
    Housing and Community Development: $37,000 ($16.19)
    Financial Administration: $32,000 ($14.00)
    General Public Buildings: $30,000 ($13.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $131,000 ($57.31)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $2,000 ($0.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $83,000 ($36.31)
    Police Protection: $16,000 ($7.00)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($2.19)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,667,000 ($729.22)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $238,000 ($104.11)

Red Lodge government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $907,000 ($396.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $441,000 ($192.91)
    Other: $53,000 ($23.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($6.12)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $13,000 ($5.69)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.87)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $150,000 ($65.62)
    Other: $108,000 ($47.24)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $137,000 ($59.93)
    Fines and Forfeits: $112,000 ($48.99)
    Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($8.31)
    Rents: $8,000 ($3.50)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $869,000 ($380.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $375,000 ($164.04)
    Highways: $111,000 ($48.56)
    Housing and Community Development: $37,000 ($16.19)
    Other: $12,000 ($5.25)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $746,000 ($326.33)
    Property: $733,000 ($320.65)
    Motor Vehicle License: $73,000 ($31.93)
    Other: $47,000 ($20.56)
    Other License: $36,000 ($15.75)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $24,000 ($10.50)
    Amusements License: $8,000 ($3.50)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000 ($1.75)

Red Lodge government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,678,000 ($3796.15)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,411,000 ($3679.35)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $267,000 ($116.80)

Red Lodge government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,113,000 ($924.32)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,261,000 ($551.62)

9.36% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,172 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.36%
Montana average:

7.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Yellowstone County, MT  3.22% ($62,090 average AGI)
Businesses in Red Lodge, MT
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1True Value1
MasterBrand Cabinets2U-Haul1
RadioShack1UPS2

Strongest AM radio stations in Red Lodge:

  • KGHL (790 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KPOW (1260 AM; 5 kW; POWELL, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KURL (730 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: ELENBAAS MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBUL (970 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZMQ (1140 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREYBULL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING LLC)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBOZ (1090 AM; 5 kW; BOZEMAN, MT; Owner: REIER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)

Strongest FM radio stations in Red Lodge:

  • KMXE (99.3 FM; RED LODGE, MT; Owner: SILVER ROCK COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • KCGL (104.1 FM; POWELL, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING, LLC)
  • KTAG (97.9 FM; CODY, WY; Owner: LEGEND COMMUNICATIONS OF WYOMING, LLC)
  • K233AC (94.5 FM; CODY, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KLZY (92.5 FM; POWELL, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUWP (90.1 FM; POWELL, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • K206BA (89.1 FM; RED LODGE, MT; Owner: MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS)
Red Lodge fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Red Lodge fatal accident list:

Nov 3, 1997 05:49 PM, 212, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Sep 15, 1984 01:50 AM, P028, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 10.0mTotal length
  • $323,000Total costs
  • 3,432Total average daily traffic
  • 36Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,678Total future (year 2024) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Red Lodge)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 112 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Red Lodge, MT)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 22 (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 Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Red Lodge)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 24 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Red Lodge)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 27. The highest number of fire incidents - 47 took place in 2011, and the least - 13 in 2017. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Red Lodge, MT When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (63.6%), and Structure Fires (25.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Red Lodge, MT
    • 27363.6%Outside Fires
    • 10825.2%Structure Fires
    • 4310.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 51.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Red Lodge, MT
Most common first names in Red Lodge, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6278.9 years
Mary4182.8 years
William2974.3 years
Robert2872.6 years
James2775.4 years
Frank1982.0 years
Charles1575.3 years
George1578.6 years
Margaret1475.2 years
Joe1480.3 years
Most common last names in Red Lodge, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1478.8 years
Koski1379.0 years
Luoma1279.2 years
Brown1073.1 years
Wilson1078.6 years
Boggio979.1 years
Jarvi878.4 years
Jones783.8 years
Castagne683.4 years
Moore678.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Red Lodge, MT
  • 85.4%Utility gas
  • 8.7%Electricity
  • 3.4%Wood
  • 1.8%Solar energy
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Red Lodge, MT
  • 77.0%Utility gas
  • 19.8%Electricity
  • 3.2%Wood


Red Lodge compared to Montana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Red Lodge on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Malaysia (population 500+)"
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