Reed Point, Montana

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Population in 2010: 193.
Population change since 2000: +4.3%
Males: 94  (49.0%)
Females: 99  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

40.3 years
Montana median age:

40.5 years

Zip code: 59069

Estimated median household income in 2019: $33,883 (it was $26,500 in 2000)
Reed Point:

$33,883
MT:

$57,153

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $20,260 (it was $16,389 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $179,478 (it was $24,700 in 2000)
Reed Point:

$179,478
MT:

$253,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $181,968; detached houses: $181,786; mobile homes: $177,775

Median gross rent in 2019: $887.

March 2019 cost of living index in Reed Point: 89.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.8%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.8% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Reed Point, MT (2010)
    • 17691.2%White alone
    • 84.1%Hispanic
    • 73.6%Two or more races
    • 21.0%American Indian alone
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Ancestries: American (37.6%), Scandinavian (9.6%), German (8.6%), Irish (8.6%), Scottish (8.6%), English (7.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3744 feet

Land area: 0.54 square miles.

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

Reed Point, Montana map

2 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.1%
Montana:

1.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,425 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,160 (1.0%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Reed Point, MT in 2019
Distribution of house value in Reed Point, MT in 2019

Reed Point satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.7%
Montana:

4.3%
Most common industries in Reed Point, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (17.6%)
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.8%)
  • Construction (10.8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.8%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Wood products (5.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (18.9%)
  • Construction (17.0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (11.3%)
  • Wood products (11.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.5%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (28.6%)
  • Educational services (22.4%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (6.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.1%)
  • Construction (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Reed Point, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (8.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.9%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (11.3%)
  • Cashiers (7.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.5%)
  • Extraction workers (7.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Woodworkers (5.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (14.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (10.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)

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 significantly above Montana state average. It is 803% 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 Reed Point 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 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 92.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi) earthquake occurred 285.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/6/2017 at 06:30:17, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 7.6 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 166.0 miles away from Reed Point center
On 7/26/2005 at 04:08:37, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.6 MW) earthquake occurred 148.3 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 Stillwater County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Fires: 4, Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Reed Point topographic map

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:

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Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Reed Point:

Marital status in Reed Point, MT
  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

For population 25 years and over in Reed Point:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Montana average:

9.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

3.48 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

9.27 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

10.43 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Stillwater County:

7.0%
State:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Stillwater County:

22.7%
Montana:

23.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Reed Point:

58.7%
Montana:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.1%
Montana:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Reed Point:

29.2
Montana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

26.1%
Montana:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Reed Point:

13.8%
Montana:

9.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Reed Point:

7.0
Montana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Reed Point:

47.2%
Montana:

35.3%

General health condition:
This city:

55.8%
Montana:

57.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Reed Point:

77.9%
Montana:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Reed Point, MT Residents

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.)

Reed Point fatal accident list:

Sep 18, 2012 07:25 AM, I-90, Lat: 45.705089, Lon: -109.541850, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 102ft / 31.2mTotal length
  • $528,000Total costs
  • 34,757Total average daily traffic
  • 7,665Total average daily truck traffic
  • 73,490Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Reed Point, MT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 61960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Reed Point, MT

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 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, Cancellation Date: 12/14/2019, 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:

3
  • REED POINT, 115 Reed Point Road (Lat: 45.719333 Lon: -109.558194), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 45.5 m, Overall height: 48.2 m, Call Sign: WRKA266,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11505.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/30/2020, Expiration Date: 11/30/2030, Certifier: Christophe Le Scanve, Registrant: Cellco Partnership, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:
  • REED POINT, Pine Hill Rd 3.6mi Sw Of (Lat: 45.655750 Lon: -109.572389), Type: Mast, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: KZJ95,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6765.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6765.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6765.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6765.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6765.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 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:

7
  • Call Sign: KB7IDO, Licensee ID: L00463102, Grant Date: 02/07/2002, Expiration Date: 05/05/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2014, Registrant: Dennis P Bowman, Rt 2 Box 231, Reed Point, MT 59069
  • Call Sign: KC7DYD, Licensee ID: L00853689, Grant Date: 07/18/2014, Expiration Date: 07/18/2024, Certifier: William J Mayo Jr, Registrant: William J Mayo Jr, 239a Shanks Basin Rd, 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: 03/09/2015, Expiration Date: 06/08/2024, Certifier: Kenneth M Fatchett, Registrant: Ttt Radio Club, 141 Winding River Rd, Reed Point, MT 59069
  • Call Sign: KG7ZKU, Licensee ID: L01987217, Grant Date: 12/01/2015, Expiration Date: 12/01/2025, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2015, Certifier: Thomas M Robbins, Registrant: Thomas M Robbins, 20 Granite Peak Pl, Reed Point, MT 59069
  • Call Sign: K7CTM, Previous Call Sign: KG7ZKU, Licensee ID: L01987217, Grant Date: 12/22/2015, Expiration Date: 12/22/2025, Certifier: Thomas M Robbins, Registrant: Thomas M Robbins, 20 Granite Peak Pl, Reed Point, MT 59069

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310H (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1015Q , Serial Number: 310H0015, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 12/17/1962, Certificate Issue Date: 12/07/2012
    Registrant (Individual): William J Jr Mayo, Po Box 25, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 02/17/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Oosten Robert J Van, 814 Springtime Rd, Reed Point, MT 59069
  • Aircraft: TERRY FATZINGER T-5 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6406 , Serial Number: 10, Year manufactured: 2019, Airworthiness Date: 06/28/2019, Certificate Issue Date: 10/05/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Brandon C Garoutte, 30 Northern Harrier Rd, Reed Point, MT 59069
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 120 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 73086 , Serial Number: 10302, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/16/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 01/15/2013
    Registrant (Individual): William J Jr Mayo, Po Box 25, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 10/30/1996
    Registrant (Individual): William J Jr Mayo, Po Box 25, Reed Point, MT 59069
  • Aircraft: KARL HIPP ZENAIR 801 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING HIO-360-E1AD (190 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 801ST , Serial Number: 880208, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 03/29/2014, Certificate Issue Date: 12/18/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey S Overton, 802 Deadmans Canyon Rd, Reed Point, MT 59069

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Reed Point, MT
  • 73.0%Utility gas
  • 15.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Reed Point, MT
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Reed Point compared to Montana state average:

  • Median household income below 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
There are 4 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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