Starr School, Montana

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Population in 2010: 252. Population change since 2000: +1.6%
Males: 84  (33.3%)
Females: 168  (66.7%)
Median resident age:  27.8 years
Montana median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 59417.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,499 (it was $24,531 in 2000)
Starr School:

$38,499
MT:

$45,076
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,341 (it was $8,105 in 2000)

Starr School CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $100,580 (it was $63,200 in 2000)
Starr School:

$100,580
MT:

$184,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $85,146; Detached houses: $85,146
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Starr School races chart
  • American Indian alone - 241 (95.6%)
  • White alone - 5 (2.0%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.8%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Starr School: 94.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4664 feet

Land area: 4.08 square miles.

Population density: 62 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Starr School:

  • High school or higher: 103.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Starr School CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 24.6%
  • Widowed: 15.8%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Starr School CDP:  0.7% ($420)
Montana:  1.3% ($1,212)
Starr School satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Great Falls, MT (113.4 miles , pop. 56,690).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (422.6 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1038.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: North Browning, MT (2.3 miles ), Browning, MT (2.4 miles ), South Browning, MT (2.4 miles ), Blackfeet, MT (3.1 miles ), East Glacier Park Village, MT (3.3 miles ), Babb, MT (4.9 miles) , Heart Butte, MT (5.0 miles ), Little Browning, MT (6.0 miles ).

Latitude: 48.59 N, Longitude: 113.13 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

Starr School household income distribution Starr School home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.0%
Montana:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Work and jobs in Starr School: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Starr School, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Starr School-area historical earthquake activity is near Montana state average. It is 45% 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 301.9 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 313.6 miles away from Starr School 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 443.9 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 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 293.5 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 222.2 miles away from Starr School 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) earthquake occurred 450.5 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), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Glacier County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Starr School topographic map

Amtrak stations near Starr School:

  • 7 miles: BROWNING (HEART BUTTE RD. S.) - Seasonal Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms.
  • 11 miles: EAST GLACIER PARK (400 HWY 49 N.) - Seasonal Station . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, full-service food facilities, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Starr School:

  • The University of Montana (about 126 miles; Missoula, MT; Full-time enrollment: 13,602)
  • North Idaho College (about 181 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Spokane Community College (about 206 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Whitworth University (about 207 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Gonzaga University (about 208 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 210 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 220 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)

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Churches in Starr School include: Sacred Heart Mission (A), Starr Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Earring Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: North Fork Cut Bank Creek (A), South Fork Cut Bank Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Glacier County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 27.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

27.3
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 19.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.9
U.S.:

20.2
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  3.7 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  79.4%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  14.7%
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

Starr School compared to Montana state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Starr School travel time to work - commute Starr School mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (57%)
  • Wood (43%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Starr School CDP (based on Glacier County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.39%
Here: 72.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaHutterian BrethrenAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents77.8%5.2%5.2%3.0%8.7%
Congregations33.3%4.8%23.8%9.5%28.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Glacier County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Glacier County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Glacier County:

4.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

9.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Glacier County:

30.9%
Montana:

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

24.0%
State:

10.7%

5.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,111 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
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 Toole County, MT  0.87% ($16,308 average AGI)
from Cascade County, MT  0.51% ($18,217)
from Missoula County, MT  0.40% ($18,278)


5.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,835 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
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 Cascade County, MT  0.60% ($18,519 average AGI)
to Missoula County, MT  0.56% ($14,920)
to Flathead County, MT  0.38% ($35,412)

Strongest AM radio stations in Starr School:

  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJJR (880 AM; 10 kW; WHITEFISH, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KSEN (1150 AM; 10 kW; SHELBY, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGEZ (600 AM; 5 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: SKYLINE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KMON (560 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLCY (930 AM; 5 kW; EAST MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Starr School:

  • KBBZ (98.5 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKMT (95.9 FM; COLUMBIA FALLS, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDBR (106.3 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, 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 Starr School:

  • K05EE (Channel 5; BIG ARM, ETC., MT; Owner: BLACKTAIL TV TAX DISTRICT)
  • K57FM (Channel 57; BROWNING, MT; Owner: BROWNING PUBLIC SCHOOL)
  • K08IU (Channel 8; EAST GLACIER PARK, MT; Owner: EAST GLACIER TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K10MK (Channel 10; EAST GLACIER PARK, MT; Owner: EAST GLACIER TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K13EJ (Channel 13; EAST GLACIER PARK, MT; Owner: EAST GLACIER TV ASSOCIATION)
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