Richey, Montana

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Population in 2014: 189 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: 0.0%
 
Males: 86  (45.6%)
Females: 103  (54.4%)
Median resident age:  39.2 years
Montana median age:  40.1 years

Zip code: 59259

Estimated median household income in 2016: $58,165 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Richey:

$58,165
MT:

$50,027

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $28,290 (it was $14,684 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $76,134 (it was $16,700 in 2000)
Richey:

$76,134
MT:

$217,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $83,653; Detached houses: $86,109; Mobile homes: $36,610

Median gross rent in 2016: $459.

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    • 17598.9%White alone
    • 21.1%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Richey: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (32.2%), American (14.9%), Irish (13.8%), Norwegian (9.2%), European (3.4%), French Canadian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2494 feet

Land area: 0.27 square miles.

Population density: 698 people per square mile   (low).

Richey, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in Richey:

  • High school or higher: 97.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Richey town:

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:

2.0%
Montana:

2.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $817 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $421 (0.6%)

Richey satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Billings, MT (208.7 miles , pop. 89,847).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (537.4 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (941.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lambert, MT (4.3 miles ), Fox Lake, MT (4.6 miles) , Circle, MT (5.4 miles ), Poplar, MT (5.7 miles ), Brockton, MT (6.0 miles ), Knife River, MT (6.0 miles ), Crane, MT (6.2 miles) , Savage-Crane, MT (6.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $127,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $127,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.64 N, Longitude: 105.07 W

Area code: 406

Richey household income distribution Richey home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.9%
Montana:

3.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -67 (-26.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (26%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)

Average climate in Richey, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Richey-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Montana state average. It is 38% smaller 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 342.1 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 487.3 miles away from Richey 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 340.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 239.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 240.0 miles away from Richey 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) earthquake occurred 389.3 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 Dawson County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Richey topographic map

airports located in Richey:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Richey:

  • Minot State University (about 180 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • Bismarck State College (about 208 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 208 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • University of Mary (about 213 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Sheridan College (about 219 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Black Hills State University (about 226 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 263 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)

Public high school in Richey:

Public elementary/middle schools in Richey:

  • RICHEY SCHOOL (Students: 32, Location: 202 ROYAL AVENUE, Grades: PK-6)
  • RICHEY 7-8 (Students: 13, Location: 202 ROYAL AVENUE, Grades: 7-8)
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Notable locations in Richey: Richey Rest Area (A), Farmers Elevator (B), Richey Public Library (C), Richey Ambulance Service (D), Richey Historical Museum (E), Richey Volunteer Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Richey include: Saint Frances De Sales Catholic Church (A), United Methodist Church (B), American Lutheran Church of Richey (C), Christian and Missionary Alliance Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Richey include: Richey Historical Marker (1), Richey Community Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Dawson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.4%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  1.9 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  56.0%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.3%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Richey (2011 data):

  • Stockman Bank of Montana: Richey Branch at 102 S Main Street, branch established on 1916/07/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,132.8 mil, Deposits: $1,619.5 mil, headquarters in Miles City, MT, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Stockman Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Montana average:

9.8

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Richey town (based on Dawson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,24414
Catholic1,9782
Mainline Protestant9276
Other4132
None3,404-
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
Dawson County:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Dawson County:

7.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Dawson County:

25.5%
Montana:

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

12.2%
State:

10.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Richey:

44.6%
Montana:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Richey:

34.3%
State:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.5
Montana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.6%
Montana:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.5%
Montana:

9.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Richey:

6.6
Montana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Richey:

25.5%
State:

35.3%

General health condition:
This city:

49.2%
Montana:

57.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

69.4%
Montana:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Richey, MT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,302
Solid Waste Management 1$4,600$55,2000$0
Totals for Government 1$4,600$55,2006$1,302

Richey government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $69,000 ($365.08)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($79.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($63.49)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($47.62)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($26.46)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($21.16)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($15.87)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($10.58)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($5.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($5.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($42.33)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($37.04)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $37,000 ($195.77)

Richey government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($100.53)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($31.75)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $18,000 ($95.24)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($26.46)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $37,000 ($195.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,000 ($47.62)
    General Support: $1,000 ($5.29)
  • Tax - Property: $16,000 ($84.66)

Richey government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $181,000 ($957.67)

6.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,857 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
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  0.74% ($47,360 average AGI)


6.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,917 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.44%
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  0.50% ($47,294 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Richey:

  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGLE (590 AM; 1 kW; GLENDIVE, MT; Owner: FRIENDS OF CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • KATQ (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLENTYWOOD, MT; Owner: RADIO INTERNAT'L-KATQ B/CAST ASSOC.)
  • KFLN (960 AM; 5 kW; BAKER, MT; Owner: NEWELL BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXGN (1400 AM; 1 kW; GLENDIVE, MT; Owner: GLENDIVE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KVCK (1450 AM; 1 kW; WOLF POINT, MT; Owner: WOLF TOWN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Richey:

  • K13JU (Channel 13; RICHEY, MT; Owner: RICHEY.TELEVISION.DISTRICT)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Richey)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • RICHEY REPEATER, Clay Butte, 13 Km Se Of (Lat: 47.572167 Lon: -104.939917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 37.2 m, Call Sign: WNNW485
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.150 MHzGrant Date: 02/27/2014, Expiration Date: 03/20/2024Registrant: Tab Electronics, Inc., Glendive, MT 59330, Phone: (406) 365-4310
  • 20 Mi Ne (Lat: 47.870028 Lon: -104.922750), Call Sign: KNCY381
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.915 MHzGrant Date: 03/03/2012, Expiration Date: 03/02/2022Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Cr 201 20 Mi Ne (Lat: 47.915583 Lon: -104.997750), Call Sign: WZM315
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.580 MHzGrant Date: 02/12/2014, Expiration Date: 04/03/2024Registrant: Advanced Communications, 1540 South Central Ave, Sidney, MT 59270, Phone: (406) 433-1659, Fax: (406) 433-1662, Email:
  • Lat: 47.612778 Lon: -105.221389, Call Sign: WPWJ280
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.020 MHzGrant Date: 09/26/2012, Expiration Date: 11/26/2022, Certifier: Danny BeeryRegistrant: Tab Electronics Inc, Glendive, MT 59330, Phone: (406) 365-4310, Fax: (406) 365-5714

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • RICHEY, 7.6 Miles Se Of (Lat: 47.588056 Lon: -104.920500), Overall height: 67.1 m, Call Sign: KPH76
    Assigned Frequencies: 6241.70 MHz, 6241.70 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11685.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/14/1994, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001Registrant: Nemont Telephone Cooperative Inc, Hwy 13 South, Scobey, MT 59263-0600
  • RICHEY, Ne 1/4 Sec20-Twp21n-R53e (Lat: 47.572500 Lon: -104.942444), Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WHT241
    Assigned Frequencies: 2128.00 MHzExpiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/02/1996Registrant: Mid Rivers Telephone Cooperative Inc, 106 Second Ave South, Circle, MT 59215

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 8 Miles Se Of Richey (Lat: 47.572778 Lon: -104.943833), Call Sign: KOH282, Licensee ID: L00006110
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.810 MHzExpiration Date: 07/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 04/05/1999Registrant: Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative, Inc., Circle, MT 59215

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8163C , Serial Number: 18-3619, Year manufactured: 1954, Airworthiness Date: 08/11/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Nils Sikveland, Po Box 254, Richey, MT 59259

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Richey

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Richey, MT

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (17%)

Richey compared to Montana state average:

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