Riverbend, Montana

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Population in 2010: 484.
Population change since 2000: +9.5%
Males: 226  (46.8%)
Females: 258  (53.2%)
Median resident age:

48.3 years
Montana median age:

40.0 years

Zip codes: 59872.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,962 (it was $27,813 in 2000)
Riverbend:

$44,962
MT:

$53,386

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,459 (it was $13,672 in 2000)

Riverbend CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $229,368 (it was $95,000 in 2000)
Riverbend:

$229,368
MT:

$231,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $175,324; detached houses: $240,382; mobile homes: $71,727

Median gross rent in 2017: $789.

March 2019 cost of living index in Riverbend: 90.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.7%
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  • Races in Riverbend, MT (2010)
    • 45293.4%White alone
    • 112.3%American Indian alone
    • 81.7%Hispanic
    • 71.4%Two or more races
    • 51.0%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Black alone

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

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Ancestries: German (63.4%), Italian (8.9%), American (5.7%), Northern European (5.7%), English (4.1%), French Canadian (3.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 4.00 square miles.

Population density: 121 people per square mile   (very low).

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3 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.7%
Montana:

1.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,628 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $910 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (44.6 miles , pop. 57,053).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (343.9 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (923.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Superior, MT (1.7 miles ),
St. Regis, MT (3.9 miles ),
Paradise, MT (4.0 miles),
Plains, MT (4.5 miles ),
Alberton, MT (4.5 miles ),
West End, MT (5.0 miles ),
Weeksville, MT (5.1 miles),
Dixon, MT (5.1 miles )

Latitude: 47.16 N, Longitude: 114.85 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

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

6.8%
Montana:

4.2%
Most common industries in Riverbend, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (17.1%)
  • Wood products (11.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (8.6%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Motor vehicles, parts & supplies merchant wholesalers (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (20.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (15.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (14.5%)
  • Construction (10.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.2%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (6.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (37.7%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (7.2%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (5.8%)
  • Gasoline stations (5.8%)
Most common occupations in Riverbend, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Top executives (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (16.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.0%)
  • Life and physical scientists (6.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (14.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.8%)
  • Cashiers (5.8%)

Average climate in Riverbend, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Riverbend-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Montana state average. It is 92% 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 270.3 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 219.4 miles away from Riverbend 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 359.5 miles away from Riverbend center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 479.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 363.7 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
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 163.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mineral County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Riverbend:

  • MINERAL COMMUNITY NH (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SUPERIOR, MT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Riverbend:

  • The University of Montana (about 46 miles; Missoula, MT; Full-time enrollment: 13,602)
  • North Idaho College (about 98 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • University of Idaho (about 108 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Washington State University (about 114 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 116 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)
  • Spokane Community College (about 123 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Gonzaga University (about 125 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Riverbend: Cedar Creek Golf Course (A), Cedars (B), Diamond Match Company (C), Superior Volunteer Fire Company (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Riverbend: Seventh Day Adventist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Cedar Creek (A), Cougar Creek (B), Trout Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Mineral County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Montana:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

70.0%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.2%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Riverbend:

Marital status in Riverbend, MT
  • Never married: 47.5%
  • Now married: 32.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 15.0%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

For population 25 years and over in Riverbend:

  • High school or higher: 82.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Montana average:

10.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Riverbend, MT (based on Mineral County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4069
Other2122
Catholic1502
Mainline Protestant1352
None3,320-
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: 2
Here:

5.17 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Here:

12.91 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Mineral County:

10.33 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

9.0%
State:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.4%
Montana:

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

4.3%
Montana:

10.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Riverbend:

48.7%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.8%
Montana:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Riverbend:

30.3
Montana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Riverbend:

23.7%
Montana:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Riverbend:

20.8%
Montana:

9.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Montana:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

45.0%
Montana:

35.3%

General health condition:
This city:

52.3%
Montana:

57.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Riverbend:

75.4%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Riverbend, MT Residents

8.57% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,556 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.57%
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 Missoula County, MT  2.06% ($28,719 average AGI)


8.69% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,993 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.69%
Montana average:

6.77%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Missoula County, MT  3.54% ($29,255 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Riverbend:

  • 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)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGVO (1290 AM; 5 kW; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KGEZ (600 AM; 5 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: SKYLINE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KJJR (880 AM; 10 kW; WHITEFISH, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Riverbend:

  • KLTC-FM (107.5 FM; SUPERIOR, MT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KPLG (91.5 FM; PLAINS, MT; Owner: YOUR NETWORK OF PRAISE, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KQRK (92.3 FM; RONAN, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZOQ-FM (100.1 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KBQQ (106.7 FM; PINESDALE, 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.)
  • KTWD (97.5 FM; WALLACE, ID; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KMSO (102.5 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: SHEILA CALLAHAN & FRIENDS, INC)
  • KALS (97.1 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KALISPELL CHRISTIAN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KSIL (100.7 FM; WALLACE, ID; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Riverbend:

  • K05EE (Channel 5; BIG ARM, ETC., MT; Owner: BLACKTAIL TV TAX DISTRICT)
  • K03DT (Channel 3; SUPERIOR, MT; Owner: SUPERIOR TV TRANSLATOR DISTRICT)
  • K11FF (Channel 11; SUPERIOR, MT; Owner: SUPERIOR TV TRANSLATOR DISTRICT)

Riverbend fatal accident list:

Mar 6, 2017 08:42 PM, I-90e, Lat: 47.138483, Lon: -114.806458, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 3, 2006 07:40 AM, I-90, Lat: 47.177330, Lon: -114.867650, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Jun 17, 2004 06:08 AM, I-90, Lat: 47.142214, Lon: -114.812946, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 15, 2002 09:53 AM, I-90, Lat: 47.167815, Lon: -114.857039, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 653ft / 199mTotal length
  • $11,006,000Total costs
  • 39,696Total average daily traffic
  • 11,500Total average daily truck traffic
  • 81,404Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Riverbend, MT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21950-1959
  • 141960-1969
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Riverbend, MT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Riverbend, MT
  • 55.0%Wood
  • 22.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.9%Electricity
  • 4.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Riverbend, MT
  • 51.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 37.1%Wood
  • 11.4%Electricity


Riverbend compared to Montana state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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 below state average.
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