St. Marie, Montana

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Population in 2010: 264. Population change since 2000: +44.3%
Males: 107  (40.8%)
Females: 157  (59.2%)
Median resident age:  37.7 years
Montana median age:  39.6 years

Zip code: 59231

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,361 (it was $33,750 in 2000)
St. Marie:

$36,361
MT:

$46,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,637 (it was $16,314 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $26,420 (it was $27,300 in 2000)
St. Marie:

$26,420
MT:

$190,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $608.

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  • Races in St. Marie, MT (2010)

    St. Marie races chart
    • 24793.6%White alone
    • 51.9%Hispanic
    • 41.5%Black alone
    • 31.1%American Indian alone
    • 31.1%Asian alone
    • 10.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.4%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in St. Marie: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (37.5%), German (31.9%), Norwegian (6.0%), English (3.9%), Dutch (2.0%), United States (1.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2750 feet

Land area: 22.8 square miles.

Population density: 12 people per square mile   (very low).

St. Marie, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in St. Marie:

  • High school or higher: 75.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in St. Marie CDP:

  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

16 residents are foreign born (8.7% Europe).

This place:

8.7%
Montana:

1.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $204 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $287 (1.3%)

St. Marie satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Billings, MT (204.1 miles , pop. 89,847).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (594.8 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (1022.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Glasgow, MT (3.9 miles ), Nashua, MT (4.5 miles ), Hinsdale, MT (4.6 miles ), Fort Peck, MT (5.3 miles ), Opheim, MT (5.7 miles) , South Valley, MT (5.7 miles ), Frazer, MT (5.7 miles ), Saco, MT (6.1 miles ).

Latitude: 48.40 N, Longitude: 106.53 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

St. Marie household income distribution St. Marie home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.2%
Montana:

3.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (43%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Wholesale trade (26%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (36%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (44%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (35%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in St. Marie, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

St. Marie-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Montana state average. It is 32% 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 330.0 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 458.4 miles away from St. Marie 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 326.4 miles away from the city 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 353.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 290.2 miles away from St. Marie center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 289.8 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 Valley County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
St. Marie topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near St. Marie:

  • VALLEY VIEW HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; GLASGOW, MT)
  • FRANCES MAHON DEACONESS HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; GLASGOW, MT)

Amtrak station near St. Marie:

  • 16 miles: GLASGOW (GLASCOW, 424 1ST AVE. S) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Marie:

  • Montana State University-Billings (about 204 miles; Billings, MT; Full-time enrollment: 4,319)
  • Minot State University (about 241 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Sheridan College (about 253 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Montana State University (about 285 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • Bismarck State College (about 288 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 294 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Black Hills State University (about 299 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)

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Notable locations in St. Marie: Valley Industrial Park (A), Saint Marie Rural Fire District Storage Facility (B), Saint Marie Rural Fire District (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Valley 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 2013: 2.1%
(2.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.0 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  53.4%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.0%
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: 1.5% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Montana average:

9.9

St. Marie travel time to work - commute St. Marie mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for St. Marie CDP (based on Valley County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,56211
Catholic1,0106
Evangelical Protestant66313
Other2053
None3,929-
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
Valley County:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Valley County:

5.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.8%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Valley County:

24.7%
Montana:

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

14.9%
State:

10.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
St. Marie:

51.0%
Montana:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.3%
Montana:

48.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.6
Montana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.9%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
St. Marie:

16.9%
Montana:

9.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

43.3%
State:

35.3%

General health condition:
St. Marie:

52.0%
Montana:

57.2%

Average condition of hearing:
St. Marie:

74.2%
Montana:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of St. Marie, MT Residents

6.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,028 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
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 Roosevelt County, MT  0.50% ($39,714 average AGI)
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.42% ($39,333)


5.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,271 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
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  0.57% ($42,938 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Marie:

  • KLTZ (1240 AM; 1 kW; GLASGOW, MT; Owner: GLASGOW BROADCASTING CO.)
  • 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.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KVCK (1450 AM; 1 kW; WOLF POINT, MT; Owner: WOLF TOWN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Marie:

  • KLAN (93.5 FM; GLASGOW, MT; Owner: W.L. HOLTER/GLASGOW B/CASTG CO.)

TV broadcast stations around St. Marie:

  • K16AZ (Channel 16; GLASGOW, MT; Owner: VALLEY COUNTY TELEVISION DISTRICT #1)
  • K18BN (Channel 18; GLASGOW, MT; Owner: VALLEY COUNTY TELEVISION DISTRICT #1)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (94%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

St. Marie compared to Montana state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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