Rollins, Montana

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Population in 2010: 209.
Population change since 2000: +14.2%
Males: 113  (54.4%)
Females: 96  (45.6%)
Median resident age:

53.6 years
Montana median age:

40.5 years

Zip code: 59931

Estimated median household income in 2019: $61,771 (it was $31,875 in 2000)
Rollins:

$61,771
MT:

$57,153

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $42,107 (it was $27,255 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $584,292 (it was $195,000 in 2000)
Rollins:

$584,292
MT:

$253,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $472,062; detached houses: $465,741

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,016.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rollins: 96.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 31.3%
(31.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Rollins, MT (2019)
    • 17686.7%White alone
    • 178.4%Hispanic
    • 73.4%Two or more races
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Ancestries: Swedish (35.8%), English (11.4%), Dutch (8.9%), Russian (8.9%), German (8.1%), Austrian (5.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2914 feet

Land area: 2.93 square miles.

Population density: 71 people per square mile   (very low).

Rollins, Montana map

9 residents are foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 1.5% North America).

This place:

4.4%
Montana:

2.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,046 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,945 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (72.8 miles , pop. 57,053).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (371.0 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (980.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Dayton, MT (2.2 miles),
Lindisfarne, MT (2.6 miles ),
Bear Dance, MT (2.8 miles ),
Lakeside, MT (2.8 miles ),
Big Arm, MT (2.9 miles),
Big Fork-Swan River, MT (3.0 miles ),
Elmo, MT (3.0 miles),
Woods Bay, MT (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 47.91 N, Longitude: 114.20 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

Distribution of median household income in Rollins, MT in 2019
Distribution of house value in Rollins, MT in 2019

Rollins satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.6%
Montana:

4.3%
Most common industries in Rollins, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (17.3%)
  • Construction (16.0%)
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (7.4%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (24.1%)
  • Construction (19.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.6%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Truck transportation (6.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (21.7%)
  • Educational services (17.4%)
  • Health care (17.4%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (13.0%)
  • Rail transportation (13.0%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Air transportation (8.7%)
Most common occupations in Rollins, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9.9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8.6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Top executives (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (13.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (12.1%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.9%)
  • Top executives (5.2%)
  • Therapists (5.2%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (13.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (13.0%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (13.0%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (8.7%)
  • Accountants and auditors (8.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.7%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (8.7%)

Average climate in Rollins, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 49.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.323. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.323
U.S.:

0.267
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 8.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.13
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Rollins-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 775% 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 286.5 miles away from Rollins 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 265.6 miles away from Rollins center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 242.2 miles away from Rollins 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 103.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 390.0 miles away from Rollins center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW) earthquake occurred 395.7 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lake County (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Rollins:

  • LAKE VIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BIGFORK, MT)
  • PROVIDENCE ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; POLSON, MT)
  • POLSON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; POLSON, MT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rollins:

  • The University of Montana (about 74 miles; Missoula, MT; Full-time enrollment: 13,602)
  • North Idaho College (about 123 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Spokane Community College (about 148 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Gonzaga University (about 150 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Whitworth University (about 151 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 153 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • University of Idaho (about 156 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Rollins: Big Sky RV Resort and Marina (A), United Methodist Camp (B), Rollins Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Big Lodge Creek (A), Birch Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake 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 Rollins and their reported violations in the past:

TAMARACK OF THE WILDWOOD (Population served: 37, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.0 people
Montana:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

62.7%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.9%
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: 1.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Rollins:

Marital status in Rollins, MT
  • Never married: 17.2%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 20.9%

For population 25 years and over in Rollins:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.4%
  • Unemployed: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Montana average:

9.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rollins, MT (based on Lake County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,1007
Evangelical Protestant2,75730
Mainline Protestant1,98511
Other1,4495
None17,455-
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: 10
Lake County:

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Lake County:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Here:

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

9.51 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

8.5%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lake County:

25.9%
Montana:

23.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lake County:

14.6%
Montana:

10.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rollins:

50.1%
Montana:

51.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.1%
Montana:

50.3%

Average BMI:
Rollins:

28.5
Montana:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Rollins:

19.1%
State:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.5%
State:

9.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Rollins:

6.9
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

37.8%
State:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

51.5%
Montana:

58.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Rollins:

71.4%
Montana:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rollins, MT Residents

7.76% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,860 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.76%
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 Flathead County, MT  1.10% ($49,777 average AGI)
from Missoula County, MT  1.04% ($34,311)
from Sanders County, MT  0.26% ($24,963)


6.67% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,789 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
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 Flathead County, MT  1.22% ($43,285 average AGI)
to Missoula County, MT  1.22% ($31,805)
to Ravalli County, MT  0.27% ($26,148)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rollins:

  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KGEZ (600 AM; 5 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: SKYLINE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KJJR (880 AM; 10 kW; WHITEFISH, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLCY (930 AM; 5 kW; EAST MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KGVO (1290 AM; 5 kW; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSEN (1150 AM; 10 kW; SHELBY, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rollins:

  • KSIL (100.7 FM; WALLACE, ID; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQRK (92.3 FM; RONAN, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KALS (97.1 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KALISPELL CHRISTIAN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KDBR (106.3 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPLG (91.5 FM; PLAINS, MT; Owner: YOUR NETWORK OF PRAISE, INC.)
  • KZMN (103.9 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KKMT (95.9 FM; COLUMBIA FALLS, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBBZ (98.5 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, 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)
  • KLTC-FM (107.5 FM; SUPERIOR, MT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KUKL (89.9 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA)
  • K204CJ (88.7 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC.)
  • K208DI (89.5 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K259AD (99.7 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE B/C INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rollins:

  • K05EE (Channel 5; BIG ARM, ETC., MT; Owner: BLACKTAIL TV TAX DISTRICT)
  • K59BW (Channel 59; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • KCFW-TV (Channel 9; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: EAGLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K26DD (Channel 26; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K20CP (Channel 20; ELMO, MT; Owner: SALISH KOOTENAI COLLEGE)

Rollins fatal accident list:

Apr 21, 2005 09:05 PM, Us-93, Lat: 47.921670, Lon: -114.174360, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KA7JBC, Grant Date: 11/06/1995, Expiration Date: 11/06/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/07/2007, Registrant: J Clyde Allen, Hc 70, Rollins, MT 59931
  • Call Sign: KH6RL, Previous Call Sign: WH6ARI, Grant Date: 06/11/1991, Expiration Date: 06/11/2001, Cancellation Date: 06/12/2003, Registrant: J Roger Allen, Hc 70, Rollins, MT 59931
  • Call Sign: KD7VJZ, Licensee ID: L00669512, Grant Date: 04/11/2003, Expiration Date: 04/11/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2015, Certifier: Arthur M Isley Jr, Registrant: Arthur M Isley Jr, Rollins Lake Shore Dr, Rollins, MT 59931
  • Call Sign: KF7TLS, Licensee ID: L01683597, Grant Date: 01/20/2012, Expiration Date: 01/20/2022, Certifier: Kurt R Kosek, Registrant: Kurt R Kosek, Rollins, MT 59931
  • Call Sign: KG7BRD, Licensee ID: L01770831, Grant Date: 03/05/2013, Expiration Date: 03/05/2023, Certifier: Norma I Kosek, Registrant: Norma I Kosek, Rollins, MT 59931

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: ENGEN DAVID LARS WAG AERO SPORTSMAN 2 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-320-E2A (150 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 428DD, N428DD, N-428DD, Serial Number: 1407, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 07/18/2011, Certificate Issue Date: 11/10/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Donald D Julius, Po Box 81, Rollins, MT 59931
  • Aircraft: WHITE CHARLES F KOLB MARK III (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX SEE BOMBADIER (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 970CW, N970CW, N-970CW, Serial Number: M3-301, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 09/23/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 03/22/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Charles F White, Po Box 160, Rollins, MT 59931

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rollins, MT
  • 50.0%Electricity
  • 33.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.5%Wood
  • 4.2%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rollins, MT
  • 53.8%Wood
  • 46.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Rollins compared to Montana state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Rollins on our top lists:

  • #89 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income"
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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