Reed Point, Montana

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Population in 2010: 193. Population change since 2000: +4.3%
Males: 105  (54.5%)
Females: 88  (45.5%)
Median resident age:  45.7 years
Montana median age:  39.6 years

Zip code: 59069

Estimated median household income in 2013: $57,153 (it was $26,500 in 2000)
Reed Point:

$57,153
MT:

$46,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $37,467 (it was $16,389 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $167,705 (it was $24,700 in 2000)
Reed Point:

$167,705
MT:

$190,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $163,357; Detached houses: $179,762; Mobile homes: $104,136

Median gross rent in 2013: $866.

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  • Races in Reed Point, MT (2010)

    Reed Point races chart
    • 17691.2%White alone
    • 84.1%Hispanic
    • 73.6%Two or more races
    • 21.0%American Indian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Reed Point: 89.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (22.1%), Irish (14.1%), United States (13.3%), Dutch (11.6%), Norwegian (8.8%), French (6.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3744 feet

Land area: 0.54 square miles.

Population density: 354 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Reed Point:

  • High school or higher: 97.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Reed Point CDP:

  • Never married: 31.5%
  • Now married: 36.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 15.1%
  • Divorced: 17.3%

2 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.1%
Montana:

1.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $982 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $533 (0.3%)

Reed Point satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Billings, MT (48.9 miles , pop. 89,847).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (464.7 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (853.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Greycliff, MT (3.5 miles) , Absarokee, MT (3.7 miles ), Columbus, MT (3.9 miles ), North Stillwater, MT (4.1 miles ), South of the Yellowstone, MT (4.3 miles ), Big Timber, MT (4.6 miles ), Roscoe, MT (5.0 miles) , Roberts, MT (5.0 miles ).

Latitude: 45.71 N, Longitude: 109.54 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

Reed Point household income distribution Reed Point home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.0%
Montana:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (26%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Finance and insurance (24%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (41%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (35%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Reed Point, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Reed Point-area historical earthquake activity is near Montana state average. It is 31% 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 95.7 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 237.1 miles away from Reed Point 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 92.2 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 148.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 539.1 miles away from Reed Point center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 294.4 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 Stillwater County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Reed Point:

  • BEARTOOTH MANOR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; COLUMBUS, MT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Reed Point:

  • Montana State University-Billings (about 50 miles; Billings, MT; Full-time enrollment: 4,319)
  • Montana State University (about 73 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • Sheridan College (about 143 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 171 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • The University of Montana (about 227 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)
  • Idaho State University (about 244 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • Casper College (about 255 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)

Public high school in Reed Point:

Public elementary/middle schools in Reed Point:

See full list of schools located in Reed Point, map of school districts: REEDPOINT ELEMENTARY, REEDPOINT HIGH SCHOOL

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Notable location: Reed Point Volunteer Fire Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Reed Point include: Reed Point Lutheran Congregation (A), Evangelical Church of North America (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Passing Time Antiques (201 North Division), Hotel Montana (201 North Division).

Stillwater 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 Reed Point and their reported violations in the past:

WATERHOLE SALOON (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 54 routine major monitoring violations
  • 7 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.3%
(4.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Montana:  2.4 people

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

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.7%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households

Reed Point compared to Montana state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Montana average:

9.9

Reed Point travel time to work - commute Reed Point mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (43%)
  • Wood (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Reed Point CDP (based on Stillwater County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6882
Evangelical Protestant68210
Mainline Protestant6657
Other2292
None6,853-
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
Stillwater County:

3.48 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Stillwater County:

9.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Stillwater County:

22.7%
Montana:

23.1%

7.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,834 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.91%
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  2.90% ($43,948 average AGI)
from Gallatin County, MT  0.30% ($19,300)


7.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,673 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.36%
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  2.76% ($29,098 average AGI)
to Carbon County, MT  0.42% ($27,071)
to Gallatin County, MT  0.30% ($22,400)

Strongest AM radio stations in Reed Point:

  • KGHL (790 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KURL (730 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: ELENBAAS MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KBUL (970 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBOZ (1090 AM; 5 kW; BOZEMAN, MT; Owner: REIER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBSR (1490 AM; 1 kW; LAUREL, MT; Owner: SUN MOUNTAIN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Reed Point:

  • KMXE (99.3 FM; RED LODGE, MT; Owner: SILVER ROCK COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • KRKX (94.1 FM; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 16m52ftTotal length
  • 15,860Total average daily traffic
  • 474Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 4.7 Mi S (Lat: 45.655778 Lon: -109.572389), Call Sign: WNNV744
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.475 MHz, 462.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/06/2003, Expiration Date: 12/23/2013, Certifier: Robert Leedham
    Registrant: Montana Rail Link, 101 International Way, Missoula, MT 59808, Phone: (406) 523-1461, Fax: (406) 523-1529, Email:
  • Lat: 45.706111 Lon: -109.555000, Call Sign: WQKW657, Licensee ID: L01521887
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.630 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/08/2009, Expiration Date: 10/08/2019, Certifier: Dean K Bruursema
    Registrant: Central Excavating & Mini Storage LLC, Reed Point, MT 59069, Phone: (406) 321-0424, Fax: (406) 326-2279, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Reed Pt, Pine Hill Rd 3.6mi Sw Of (Lat: 45.655750 Lon: -109.572389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: KZJ95
    Assigned Frequencies: 6765.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/05/2011, 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:
  • REED POINT, 3.5 Mi Ssw (Lat: 45.656583 Lon: -109.571556), Overall height: 28.3 m, Call Sign: WLL701, Licensee ID: L00896575
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6226.90 MHz, 6226.90 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.20 MHz, 6286.20 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6315.84 MHz... (+8 more)
    Grant Date: 01/30/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2011, Certifier: Thomas J Spackman
    Registrant: Bordercomm Partners Lp

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 6 Miles West Of (Lat: 45.708806 Lon: -109.619056), Call Sign: KNLW343
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.375 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/12/1997, Expiration Date: 03/12/2007, Cancellation Date: 04/28/2007
    Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Jackson, & Dickens, 2120 L Street Nw, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KB7IDO, Licensee ID: L00463102
    Grant Date: 02/07/2002, Expiration Date: 05/05/2012
    Registrant: Dennis P Bowman, Rt 2 Box 231, Reed Point, MT 59069
  • Call Sign: KD6DNS, Licensee ID: L00467290
    Grant Date: 12/13/2011, Expiration Date: 02/20/2022
    Registrant: Joyce I Axsom, 5 Whistle Creek Lane, Reed Point, MT 59069-7928
  • Call Sign: KD6DNT, Licensee ID: L00475334
    Grant Date: 03/06/2012, Expiration Date: 05/03/2022
    Registrant: Charles L Kronz Jr, 5 Whistle Creek Lane, Reed Point, MT 59069-7928
  • Call Sign: NA7XX, Previous Call Sign: WF7M, Licensee ID: L00802435
    Grant Date: 06/08/2004, Expiration Date: 06/08/2014, Certifier: Kenneth M Fatchett
    Registrant: Ttt Radio Club, 141 Winding River Rd, Reed Point, MT 59069

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 102C , Serial Number: 30501, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 06/20/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Alan K Drain, 316 Whistle Creek Ln, Reed Point, MT 59069
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2713L , Serial Number: 17255913, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 04/06/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Oosten Robert J Van, 814 Springtime Rd, Reed Point, MT 59069
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4346T , Serial Number: 28-7210007, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 01/05/1972
    Registrant (Co-Owned): W Legrande Jr Law, Rr 2 Box 231, Reed Point, MT 59069, Other Owners: Millie Y Law
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18A 150 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7160D , Serial Number: 18-5610, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 05/23/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Alan K Drain, 316 Whistle Creek Ln, Reed Point, MT 59069
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 75575 , Serial Number: 17267820, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 09/30/1976
    Registrant (Individual): William J Jr Mayo, Po Box 25, Reed Point, MT 59069

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Reed Point

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