Sidney, Montana

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Population in 2017: 6,328 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +32.6%
 
Males: 3,230  (51.0%)
Females: 3,098  (49.0%)
Median resident age:

37.1 years
Montana median age:

40.0 years

Zip codes: 59270.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,907 (it was $32,109 in 2000)
Sidney:

$51,907
MT:

$53,386

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,016 (it was $16,911 in 2000)

Sidney city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $144,864 (it was $60,000 in 2000)
Sidney:

$144,864
MT:

$231,300

Median gross rent in 2017: $825.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sidney: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.6%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.6% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Sidney, MT (2010)
    • 4,81592.8%White alone
    • 1793.4%Hispanic
    • 911.8%American Indian alone
    • 841.6%Two or more races
    • 200.4%Asian alone
    • 20.04%Black alone

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



According to our research of Montana and other state lists, there were 36 registered sex offenders living in Sidney, Montana as of August 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sidney is 181 to 1.


Crime rates in Sidney by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(84.1)
2
(41.2)
2
(38.2)
1
(18.3)
1
(16.2)
1
(15.3)
5
(73.3)
3
(41.7)
9
(132.1)
4
(61.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(36.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.3)
1
(14.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(168.1)
2
(41.2)
14
(267.3)
22
(401.9)
13
(210.0)
10
(152.9)
31
(454.7)
26
(361.6)
48
(704.4)
38
(585.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(126.1)
4
(82.4)
12
(229.1)
32
(584.6)
4
(64.6)
15
(229.4)
17
(249.4)
35
(486.8)
28
(410.9)
17
(261.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
76
(1,597)
48
(988.7)
78
(1,489)
100
(1,827)
52
(839.9)
52
(795.1)
76
(1,115)
100
(1,391)
94
(1,380)
67
(1,032)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(231.1)
9
(185.4)
7
(133.7)
12
(219.2)
4
(64.6)
13
(198.8)
12
(176.0)
18
(250.3)
8
(117.4)
5
(77.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(32.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(44.0)
4
(55.6)
2
(29.4)
2
(30.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)192.1101.3170.3237.598.2111.2230.2215.4339.9232.2

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City-data.com crime index in Sidney, MT

Crime rate in Sidney detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Montana average:

1.73
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Ancestries: German (28.1%), American (18.6%), Norwegian (12.1%), Irish (7.8%), English (6.2%), Danish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1911

Elevation: 1931 feet

Land area: 2.25 square miles.

Population density: 2,817 people per square mile   (average).

Sidney, Montana map

185 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 0.8% North America).

This city:

2.8%
Montana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,359 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,181 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (170.5 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (543.7 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (903.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Crane, MT (3.2 miles),
Fairview, MT (3.3 miles ),
East Fairview, ND (3.4 miles),
Savage-Crane, MT (4.1 miles ),
Knife River, MT (4.5 miles ),
Fox Lake, MT (4.7 miles),
Alexander, ND (5.1 miles ),
Lambert, MT (5.1 miles )

Latitude: 47.71 N, Longitude: 104.16 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +612 (+9.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,502 (70.1%)

Area code: 406

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

3.1%
Montana:

4.2%
Historical population in Sidney, MT
Historical housing units in Sidney, MT
Most common industries in Sidney, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.2%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (12.0%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.0%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Truck transportation (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.9%)
  • Public administration (9.4%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Social assistance (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Sidney, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
  • Top executives (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Child care workers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)

Average climate in Sidney, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Sidney-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Montana state average. It is 45% 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 379.6 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 527.3 miles away from Sidney 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 378.4 miles away from Sidney center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 255.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 255.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/29/1998 at 03:31:58, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.7 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 52.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Richland County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Sidney:

  • SIDNEY HEALTH CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 216 14TH AVE SW)
  • SIDNEY HEALTH CENTER HOME HEALTH (216 14TH AVE SW)
  • RICHLAND HOMES INC (GIRARD ROUTE - BOX 5001)
  • SIDNEY HEALTH CENTER EXTENDED CARE (104 14TH AVE NW)

Airports located in Sidney:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sidney:

  • Minot State University (about 138 miles; Minot, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • Bismarck State College (about 169 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 175 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Black Hills State University (about 223 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Sheridan College (about 244 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 246 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 256 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)

Public high school in Sidney:

Private high school in Sidney:

  • LIBERTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 25, Location: 502 S CENTRAL AVE, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Sidney:

  • SIDNEY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 195, Location: 415 SOUTH CENTRAL AVE, Grades: 6-8)
  • RAU SCHOOL (Students: 79, Location: 12138 COUNTY RD 350, Grades: PK-6)
  • BRORSON SCHOOL (Students: 8, Location: 7 MILES NW OF SIDNEY, HWY 200, Grades: PK-6)
  • CENTRAL ELEMENTARY (Location: 200 3RD AVENUE SE, Grades: PK-5)
  • WEST SIDE ELEMENTARY (Location: 1100 5TH STREET SW, Grades: PK-3)
  • SQUAW GAP SCHOOL (Location: 494 HWY 16 N, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Sidney

Library in Sidney:

  • SIDNEY-RICHLAND COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $217,743; Location: 121 3RD AVE NW; 26,255 books; 3,830 e-books; 1,735 audio materials; 1,295 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 70 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sidney: Richland Plaza (A), Sidney (B), Roughrider Grain Company Elevator (C), Conagra Incorporated Elevator (D), Nortana Grain Company Elevator (E), Sidney Public Library (F), MonDak Heritage Center (G), Richland County Courthouse (H), Sidney Police Department (I), Sidney Volunteer Fire Department (J), Richland County Sheriff's Department (K), Richland County Ambulance Sidney (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sidney include: Pella Lutheran Church (A), Church of Nazarene (B), Trinity Lutheran Church (C), Faith Alliance Church (D), Assembly of God Church (E), Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church (F), Carpenters Church (G), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (H), Bible Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sidney include: Central Park (1), Swanson Field (2), Moose Park (3), Meadow Park (4), Lyndale Acres Park (5), Hansen Park (6), Nutter Memorial Park (7), North Park (8), East Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Mondak Heritage Center (Museums; 120 3rd Avenue Northeast), Sidney Area Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture (909 South Central Avenue).

Hotels: Park Plaza Motel (601 South Central Avenue), Richland Motor Inn (1200 South Central Avenue), Sunrise Inn (2300 South Central Avenue), Regal Eagle Casino & Lounge (900 South Central Avenue), Lone Tree Motor Inn (900 South Central Avenue).

Courts: Richland County - Youth Court Probation (201 West Main Street), Richland County - Clerk Of District Court Office (201 West Main Street), Richland County - Justice Court City Court (123 West Main Street).

Richland 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 Sidney and their reported violations in the past:

SADIES CAFE & SIDNEY LIVESTOCK MKT CENT (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-09-2012 to AUG-09-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-27-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
MOUNT PLEASANT ESTATES (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-15-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-19-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-19-2008), St Other (MAY-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2008), St Civil Case concluded (AUG-14-2008)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2008)
  • 73 regular monitoring violations
SIDNEY GYMNASTICS CLUB (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-09-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-09-2006), St Other (JUL-17-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-22-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-29-2007)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-02-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-17-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-17-2006), St Other (JUL-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-29-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Montana:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.8%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.8%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
22 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
12 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010
89 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Banks with branches in Sidney (2011 data):

  • Stockman Bank of Montana: Drive-In Facility at 2nd Avenue S.W. And 2nd Street S.W., branch established on 1976/11/15; 101 South Central Avenue Branch at 101 South Central Avenue, branch established on 1925/04/14. 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
  • 1st Bank: at 120 Second Street, N.W., branch established on 1975/06/09. Info updated 2007/07/05: Bank assets: $134.1 mil, Deposits: $113.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: 1st United Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Sidney Branch at 101 Second Avenue, S. W., branch established on 1916/12/08. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Sidney:

Marital status in Sidney, MT
  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 50.7%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

For population 25 years and over in Sidney:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Montana average:

10.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Sidney
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sidney, MT (based on Richland County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,12510
Evangelical Protestant1,69915
Catholic1,5395
Other2891
None4,094-
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: 4
This county:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Richland County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Richland County:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Richland County:

11.99 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

9.0%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Richland County:

28.3%
Montana:

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

11.0%
State:

10.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.0%
Montana:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sidney:

43.9%
Montana:

48.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Montana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sidney:

23.1%
Montana:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sidney:

10.9%
Montana:

9.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Montana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.4%
Montana:

35.3%

General health condition:
Sidney:

53.5%
State:

57.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Sidney:

76.1%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sidney, MT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 14$51,474$44,1210$0
Streets and Highways 8$27,421$41,1320$0
Water Supply 4$11,150$33,4500$0
Solid Waste Management 3$9,359$37,4360$0
Sewerage 3$8,737$34,9480$0
Other Government Administration 2$3,992$23,9527$1,148
Police - Other 1$2,860$34,3201$38
Parks and Recreation 1$3,035$36,4200$0
Firefighters 1$3,214$38,5680$0
Financial Administration 1$2,995$35,9400$0
Totals for Government 38$124,237$39,2338$1,186

Sidney government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $738,000 ($116.62)
    Sewerage: $618,000 ($97.66)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,323,000 ($209.07)
    Regular Highways: $820,000 ($129.58)
    Water Utilities: $730,000 ($115.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $573,000 ($90.55)
    Sewerage: $503,000 ($79.49)
    General - Other: $481,000 ($76.01)
    Central Staff Services: $450,000 ($71.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $185,000 ($29.24)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $117,000 ($18.49)
    Local Fire Protection: $105,000 ($16.59)
    Libraries: $100,000 ($15.80)
    Financial Administration: $61,000 ($9.64)
    Health - Other: $33,000 ($5.21)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $32,000 ($5.06)
    Air Transportation: $20,000 ($3.16)
    Correctional Institutions: $14,000 ($2.21)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($1.58)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $279,000 ($44.09)
    Benefit Payments: $87,000 ($13.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $59,000 ($9.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $187,000 ($29.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $70,000 ($11.06)
    Regular Highways: $53,000 ($8.38)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,556,000 ($245.89)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $39,000 ($6.16)

Sidney government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,914,000 ($302.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $548,000 ($86.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $49,000 ($7.74)
    Other: $16,000 ($2.53)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $18,000 ($2.84)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $10,000 ($1.58)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $46,000 ($7.27)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $399,000 ($63.05)
    General Revenue - Other: $326,000 ($51.52)
    Fines and Forfeits: $243,000 ($38.40)
    Interest Earnings: $94,000 ($14.85)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,238,000 ($195.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $970,000 ($153.29)
    Other: $425,000 ($67.16)
    Highways: $126,000 ($19.91)
    Sewerage: $21,000 ($3.32)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($1.90)
  • Tax - Property: $1,130,000 ($178.57)
    Other License: $51,000 ($8.06)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $10,000 ($1.58)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($0.32)

Sidney government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,111,000 ($491.62)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,512,000 ($396.97)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $829,000 ($131.01)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $651,000 ($102.88)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $616,000 ($97.35)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $230,000 ($36.35)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $35,000 ($5.53)

Sidney government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $624,000 ($98.61)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $117,000 ($18.49)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,059,000 ($1905.66)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,050,000 ($165.93)

7.08% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,835 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.08%
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 Yellowstone County, MT  0.47% ($44,826 average AGI)
from Williams County, ND  0.47% ($64,174)


12.08% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,846 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.08%
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 Yellowstone County, MT  0.89% ($42,304 average AGI)
to Williams County, ND  0.47% ($81,375)
Businesses in Sidney, MT
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Lane Furniture1
Dairy Queen1MasterBrand Cabinets2
FedEx1McDonald's1
Ford1Nike3
H&R Block1RadioShack1
JCPenney1True Value1
Kroger1UPS2
La-Z-Boy1Vans1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sidney:

  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KATQ (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLENTYWOOD, MT; Owner: RADIO INTERNAT'L-KATQ B/CAST ASSOC.)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KFLN (960 AM; 5 kW; BAKER, MT; Owner: NEWELL BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KGLE (590 AM; 1 kW; GLENDIVE, MT; Owner: FRIENDS OF CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLTC (1460 AM; 5 kW; DICKINSON, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sidney:

  • KTHC (95.1 FM; SIDNEY, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KYYZ (96.1 FM; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KDSR (101.1 FM; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: WILLISTON COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP. D/B/A KDSR(FM))
  • K201FG (88.1 FM; CULBERTSON, MT; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sidney:

  • KXMD-TV (Channel 11; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: REITEN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWSE (Channel 4; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K13IG (Channel 13; SIDNEY, FAIRVIEW, MT; Owner: GLENDIVE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Sidney fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Sidney fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 184ft / 55.5mTotal length
  • $762,000Total costs
  • 36,757Total average daily traffic
  • 2,226Total average daily truck traffic
  • 38,149Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sidney, MT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 101990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sidney, MT
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sidney)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 114 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Sidney, MT)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sidney)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Sidney)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 51 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 51. The highest number of reported fires - 74 took place in 2012, and the least - 31 in 2014. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Sidney, MT When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (57.7%), and Structure Fires (20.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sidney, MT
    • 49657.7%Outside Fires
    • 17220.0%Structure Fires
    • 11213.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 799.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sidney, MT

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Sidney, Montana:

  • Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham, 1500 S Central Ave, Sidney, Montana 59270 , Phone: (406) 482-9011, Fax: (406) 482-9013
  • Holiday Inn Express, 251 W Holly St, Sidney, Montana 59270 , Phone: (406) 433-3200
  • Candlewood Suites Sidney, 201 6th Street NW, Sidney, Montana 59270 , Phone: (406) 482-9692, Fax: (406) 482-9742
  • Best Western Golden Prairie Inn & Suites, 820 S Central Ave, Sidney, Montana 59270 , Phone: (406) 433-4560, Fax: (406) 433-4564
  • Wingate by Wyndham, 1490 S Central Ave, Sidney, Montana 59270 , Phone: (406) 433-3100, Fax: (406) 433-3101
  • Mainstay Suites, 1000 3rd St NW, Sidney, Montana 59270 , Phone: (406) 488-1000, Fax: (406) 488-1200
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Sidney, Montana
Most common first names in Sidney, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6376.3 years
Mary3681.5 years
William3178.5 years
James3073.7 years
George3075.5 years
Robert2974.2 years
Anna2885.2 years
Charles2478.2 years
Ruth2477.9 years
Helen2379.9 years
Most common last names in Sidney, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3975.7 years
Larson2981.8 years
Miller2678.5 years
Anderson2473.7 years
Sorensen1779.9 years
Peterson1783.1 years
Nelson1780.3 years
Smith1674.2 years
Petersen1373.2 years
Brown1375.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sidney, MT
  • 82.8%Utility gas
  • 14.9%Electricity
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sidney, MT
  • 64.4%Utility gas
  • 35.6%Electricity


Sidney compared to Montana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below 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 significantly below state average.

Sidney on our top lists:

  • #58 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 (59270) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Norwegian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
There are 15 pilots and 11 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2020.