Sylvanite, Montana

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Population in 2010: 103.
Males: 73  (71.2%)
Females: 30  (28.8%)
Median resident age:

59.3 years
Montana median age:

40.0 years

Zip code: 59935

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,250
Sylvanite:

$43,250
MT:

$53,386

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,889

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $190,738
Sylvanite:

$190,738
MT:

$231,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $457,853; detached houses: $455,340
March 2019 cost of living index in Sylvanite: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.9%
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  • Races in Sylvanite, MT (2010)
    • 9895.1%White alone
    • 21.9%Two or more races
    • 11.0%American Indian alone
    • 11.0%Asian alone
    • 11.0%Hispanic
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Ancestries: German (36.7%), English (26.7%), Norwegian (13.3%), British (10.0%), Scandinavian (6.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2714 feet

12 residents are foreign born (9.6% North America, 1.9% Latin America).

This place:

11.5%
Montana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,299 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $804 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane Valley, WA (95.7 miles , pop. 89,755).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (300.0 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1020.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Yaak, MT (3.3 miles ),
Moyie Springs, ID (3.8 miles ),
Troy, MT (4.2 miles ),
Bonners Ferry, ID (4.5 miles ),
Libby, MT (5.2 miles ),
White Haven, MT (5.5 miles ),
Pioneer Junction, MT (5.6 miles ),
Naples, ID (5.6 miles )

Latitude: 48.72 N, Longitude: 115.87 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

Distribution of median household income in Sylvanite, MT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Sylvanite, MT in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

8.8%
Montana:

4.2%

Earthquake activity:

Sylvanite-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Montana state average. It is 73% 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 379.1 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 335.7 miles away from the city 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 323.0 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 330.6 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 314.0 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 573.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sylvanite:

  • North Idaho College (about 84 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; Full-time enrollment: 4,684)
  • Whitworth University (about 98 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Spokane Community College (about 100 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Gonzaga University (about 102 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 103 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 117 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • University of Idaho (about 148 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)

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Notable location: Sylvanite Ranger Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Burnt Creek (A), Seventeenmile Creek (B), Wampoo Creek (C), Cyclone Creek (D), Fourth of July Creek (E), Independence Creek (F), Little Creek (G), Crawford Creek (H), Red Top Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lincoln County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

1.9 people
Montana:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

61.1%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

1.9%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Sylvanite:

Marital status in Sylvanite, MT
  • Never married: 7.7%
  • Now married: 70.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 19.6%
  • Divorced: 2.6%

For population 25 years and over in Sylvanite:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.3
Montana average:

10.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sylvanite, MT (based on Lincoln County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,75028
Mainline Protestant1,0659
Other9976
Catholic6503
None13,225-
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: 5
This county:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Here:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

9.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

22.6%
State:

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

5.8%
Montana:

10.7%

7.65% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,721 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.65%
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 Flathead County, MT  0.99% ($40,197 average AGI)


6.54% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,624 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
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 Flathead County, MT  1.12% ($40,284 average AGI)
to Missoula County, MT  0.60% ($27,850)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sylvanite:

  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KJJR (880 AM; 10 kW; WHITEFISH, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KBFI (1450 AM; 1 kW; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: RADIO BONNERS FERRY, INC.)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KGEZ (600 AM; 5 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: SKYLINE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KLCB (1230 AM; 1 kW; LIBBY, MT; Owner: LINCOLN COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KQNT (590 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sylvanite:

  • KIBX (92.1 FM; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KPND (95.3 FM; SANDPOINT, ID; Owner: BLUE SKY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KMJY-FM (104.5 FM; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: ALC COMMUNICATIONS)

TV broadcast stations around Sylvanite:

  • K59BW (Channel 59; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 16.6mTotal length
  • $41,000Total costs
  • 1,081Total average daily traffic
  • 24Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,257Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sylvanite, MT
  • 68.6%Wood
  • 19.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sylvanite, MT
  • 100.0%Electricity


Sylvanite 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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