Sula, Montana

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Population in 2010: 37.
Males: 16  (45.2%)
Females: 21  (54.8%)
Median resident age:

54.1 years
Montana median age:

40.0 years

Zip code: 59871

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,718
Sula:

$51,718
MT:

$53,386

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,773

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $325,220
Sula:

$325,220
MT:

$231,300
March 2019 cost of living index in Sula: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.0%
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  • Races in Sula, MT (2010)
    • 3594.6%White alone
    • 12.7%American Indian alone
    • 12.7%Two or more races



According to our research of Montana and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Sula, Montana as of June 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sula is 31 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (100.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4422 feet

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

Distribution of median household income in Sula, MT in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Montana:

4.2%

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 the city 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)

Points of interest:

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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

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
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

For population 15 years and over in Sula:

Marital status in Sula, MT
  • Never married: 13.3%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 80.6%

For population 25 years and over in Sula:

  • High school or higher: 73.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.2
Montana average:

10.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sula, MT (based on Ravalli County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
This county:

10.91 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Ravalli 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%
Montana:

10.7%

8.25% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,252 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.25%
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 Missoula County, MT  2.10% ($40,272 average AGI)
from Lake County, MT  0.16% ($26,148)
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.15% ($42,160)


6.29% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,982 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
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 Missoula County, MT  1.81% ($39,313 average AGI)
to Flathead County, MT  0.17% ($56,519)
to Gallatin County, MT  0.16% ($36,640)

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)

Sula fatal accident list:

Aug 20, 2013 02:58 PM, Us-93, East Fork Road, Lat: 45.835633, Lon: -113.985536, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 12, 2010 02:48 PM, Us-93, Lat: 45.836053, Lon: -113.982281, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 10, 2007 06:35 PM, Us-93, Lat: 45.831331, Lon: -113.968167, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 25.6mTotal length
  • 3,429Total average daily traffic
  • 180Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,644Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 5 Mi W (Lat: 45.763806 Lon: -113.944528), Call Sign: WNKJ670,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.010 MHz, Grant Date: 10/05/2012, Expiration Date: 12/07/2022, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 07/20/2011, Expiration Date: 08/17/2021, Certifier: Jason C Newsted, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/22/2012, Expiration Date: 02/26/2022, Certifier: Gerard D Ehmann, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/06/2002, Expiration Date: 06/06/2002, Cancellation Date: 09/08/2002, Certifier: Don Morman, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/13/2002, Expiration Date: 05/13/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/03/2005, Certifier: Don Morman, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 02/20/2008, Expiration Date: 02/20/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/04/2015, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 04/23/2019, Expiration Date: 04/01/2029, Certifier: Jeff Chalmers, Registrant: Ams Spectrum Holdings, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 03/29/2010
    Registrant (Corporation): Av8 Orr Helicopter Services LLC, 690 E Fork Rd, Sula, MT 59871
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/19/2017

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sula, MT
  • 100.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sula, MT
  • 76.2%Wood
  • 23.8%Electricity


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 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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