Sula, Montana

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Population in 2010: 37.
Males: 17  (46.5%)
Females: 20  (53.5%)
Median resident age:  53.8 years
Montana median age:  39.9 years

Zip code: 59871

Estimated median household income in 2015: $41,439
Sula:

$41,439
MT:

$49,509

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $23,636

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $258,762
Sula:

$258,762
MT:

$209,500
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  • Races in Sula, MT (2010)

    Sula races chart
    • 3594.6%White alone
    • 12.7%American Indian alone
    • 12.7%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sula: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (86.7%), French (13.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4422 feet

For population 25 years and over in Sula:

  • High school or higher: 77.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Sula CDP:

  • Never married: 11.6%
  • Now married: 9.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 73.5%



According to our research of Montana and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Sula, Montana as of September 23, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Sula to the number of sex offenders is 37 to 1.


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (71.0 miles , pop. 57,053).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (406.9 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (845.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Sula-Edwards, MT (2.8 miles ), Conner, MT (3.1 miles ), Darby, MT (4.0 miles ), Charlos Heights, MT (4.7 miles) , Hamilton, MT (5.5 miles ), Wisdom, MT (5.5 miles) , Big Hole Basin, MT (5.8 miles ), Corvallis, MT (5.8 miles ).

Latitude: 45.84 N, Longitude: 113.98 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

Sula household income distribution Sula home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Montana:

3.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (100%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (51%)
  • Retail trade (32%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (100%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Legal occupations (0%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (41%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Earthquake activity:

Sula-area historical earthquake activity is above Montana state average. It is 100% 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 184.4 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 122.0 miles away from Sula center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 409.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1984 at 09:46:30, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 93.3 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) earthquake occurred 74.5 miles away from Sula center
On 10/29/1983 at 23:29:11, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 105.0 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 Ravalli County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sula:

  • The University of Montana (about 71 miles; Missoula, MT; Full-time enrollment: 13,602)
  • Montana State University (about 142 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 152 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)
  • University of Idaho (about 158 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Washington State University (about 164 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 177 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • North Idaho College (about 185 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)

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Notable locations in Sula: Sula Clubhouse (A), Sula Ranger Station (B), Sula Store and Campground (C), Sula Rural Fire District Station 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Cameron Creek (A), Camp Creek (B), Sula Creek (C), Reimel Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Ravalli 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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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  52.9%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  23.5%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Montana average:

9.9

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sula CDP (based on Ravalli County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,31837
Other2,64411
Mainline Protestant2,52211
Catholic2,2254
None28,503-
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: 11
Ravalli County:

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Ravalli County:

3.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Here:

10.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.3%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Ravalli County:

18.5%
Montana:

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

11.0%
State:

10.7%

7.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,723 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.09%
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 Missoula County, MT  1.87% ($32,683 average AGI)
from Flathead County, MT  0.13% ($21,700)
from Gallatin County, MT  0.13% ($37,100)


6.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,043 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
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 Missoula County, MT  1.93% ($28,871 average AGI)
to Gallatin County, MT  0.22% ($27,152)
to Flathead County, MT  0.13% ($41,737)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sula:

  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBOW (550 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KLCY (930 AM; 5 kW; EAST MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLYQ (1240 AM; 1 kW; HAMILTON, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXTL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KGVO (1290 AM; 5 kW; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sula:

  • KBAZ (96.3 FM; HAMILTON, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUFN (91.9 FM; HAMILTON, MT; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA)

TV broadcast stations around Sula:

  • K03GW (Channel 3; SULA, ETC., MT; Owner: SULA TV DISTRICT)
  • K05JE (Channel 5; SULA, ETC., MT; Owner: SULA TV DISTRICT)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 100Total average daily traffic
  • 3Total average daily truck traffic
  • 100Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 5 Mi W (Lat: 45.763806 Lon: -113.944528), Call Sign: WNKJ670
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.010 MHzGrant Date: 10/05/2012, Expiration Date: 12/07/2022Registrant: Montana Department Of Transportation, 2701 Prospect Avenue, Helena, MT 59620-1001, Phone: (406) 444-6305, Fax: (406) 444-6353, Email:
  • RAVALLI CO MT, Lat: 45.836194 Lon: -113.982278, Call Sign: WPTA403
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.250 MHzGrant Date: 07/20/2011, Expiration Date: 08/17/2021, Certifier: Jason C NewstedRegistrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 45.836194 Lon: -113.982278, Call Sign: WPUF977
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.250 MHz, 468.250 MHzGrant Date: 05/22/2012, Expiration Date: 02/26/2022, Certifier: Gerard D EhmannRegistrant: Montana Electronics, 1314 N Russell, Missoula, MT 59802, Phone: (406) 721-2255, Fax: (405) 721-2282

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • SULA PEAK, Sula Peak (Lat: 45.859917 Lon: -113.999806), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPUU501, Licensee ID: L00056245
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.187 MHz, 952.187 MHzGrant Date: 05/06/2002, Expiration Date: 06/06/2002, Cancellation Date: 09/08/2002, Certifier: Don MormanRegistrant: Missoula County Sheriffs Department, 200 W Broadway Street, Missoula, MT 59802-4292, Phone: (406) 523-4810, Fax: (406) 721-8575
  • SULA PEAK, Sula Peak (Lat: 45.859917 Lon: -113.999806), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPUV893, Licensee ID: L00056245
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.187 MHz, 928.187 MHzGrant Date: 05/13/2002, Expiration Date: 05/13/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/03/2005, Certifier: Don MormanRegistrant: Missoula County Sheriffs Department, 200 W Broadway Street, Missoula, MT 59802-4292, Phone: (406) 523-4810, Fax: (406) 721-8575
  • Lost Trail, 339 Edwards Rd (Lat: 45.827528 Lon: -113.963972), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 4.5 m, Call Sign: WQII528
    Assigned Frequencies: 10562.5 MHzGrant Date: 02/20/2008, Expiration Date: 02/20/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/04/2015, Certifier: Pamelia Y HoofRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • At East Fork, S Of I-93, Near Sula (Lat: 45.821583 Lon: -113.992556), Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: KNKI523, Licensee ID: L00129169
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.840 MHzGrant Date: 03/24/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Arthur D HickmanRegistrant: Omnicom Paging Plus LLC

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB6YZ, Previous Call Sign: KQ6RB, Licensee ID: L01068508, Grant Date: 11/24/1998, Expiration Date: 11/24/2008, Cancellation Date: 09/29/2005, Certifier: Brian R Hearn, Registrant: Brian R Hearn, 184 Leisure Ln, Sula, MT 59871
  • Call Sign: KG7GQC, Licensee ID: L01824949, Grant Date: 11/19/2013, Expiration Date: 11/19/2023, Certifier: Carole A Wood, Registrant: Carole A Wood, 118 Timber Ridge Dr, Sula, MT 59871
  • Call Sign: KG7GQD, Licensee ID: L01824948, Grant Date: 11/19/2013, Expiration Date: 11/19/2023, Certifier: Robert E Wood, Registrant: Robert E Wood, 118 Timber Ridge Dr, Sula, MT 59871

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: HILLER UH-12E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 72 mph), Engine: LYCOMING VO-540 SERIES (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 122HA , Serial Number: HA3022, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 05/07/1975
    Registrant (Corporation): Av8 Orr Helicopter Services LLC, 690 E Fork Rd, Sula, MT 59871

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sula and their reported violations in the past:

SULA COUNTRY CAMPGROUND AND RV PK (Population served: 105, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from MAY-21-2005 to MAY-21-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAY-21-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-03-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-14-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-14-2011)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-14-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-14-2011)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-14-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2011)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-14-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Sula compared to Montana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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