Thompson Falls, Montana

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Population in 2017: 1,378 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.3%
 
Males: 736  (53.4%)
Females: 642  (46.6%)
Median resident age:

47.9 years
Montana median age:

40.0 years

Zip codes: 59873.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,431 (it was $28,103 in 2000)
Thompson Falls:

$45,431
MT:

$53,386

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,726 (it was $13,245 in 2000)

Thompson Falls city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $166,835 (it was $69,100 in 2000)
Thompson Falls:

$166,835
MT:

$231,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $162,388; detached houses: $167,730; mobile homes: $120,723

Median gross rent in 2017: $605.

March 2019 cost of living index in Thompson Falls: 88.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.4%
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  • Races in Thompson Falls, MT (2010)
    • 1,23594.1%White alone
    • 262.0%Two or more races
    • 211.6%Hispanic
    • 201.5%American Indian alone
    • 70.5%Asian alone
    • 30.2%Black alone
    • 10.08%Other race alone

Races in Thompson Falls detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Montana and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Thompson Falls, Montana as of September 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Thompson Falls is 59 to 1.


Crime rates in Thompson Falls by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(70.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(139.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(75.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(149.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(75.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(144.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(574.7)
7
(498.2)
5
(352.1)
6
(417.8)
4
(278.7)
5
(344.8)
5
(377.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(74.5)
6
(446.8)
3
(224.9)
1
(73.5)
5
(360.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(287.4)
5
(355.9)
5
(352.1)
13
(905.3)
8
(557.5)
5
(344.8)
6
(452.8)
7
(527.9)
3
(222.7)
5
(372.6)
3
(223.4)
5
(374.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(144.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
35
(2,514)
38
(2,705)
38
(2,676)
23
(1,602)
21
(1,463)
16
(1,103)
23
(1,736)
18
(1,357)
30
(2,227)
20
(1,490)
26
(1,936)
36
(2,699)
34
(2,498)
35
(2,525)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(287.4)
3
(213.5)
2
(140.8)
4
(278.6)
3
(209.1)
2
(137.9)
2
(150.9)
1
(75.4)
3
(222.7)
1
(74.5)
4
(297.8)
3
(224.9)
1
(73.5)
3
(216.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(71.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(70.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(69.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(75.5)
1
(75.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(74.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)258.6249.8269.7233.3281.5148.3249.197.3122.5225.8206.3257.1120.5316.0

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Thompson Falls, MT

Crime rate in Thompson Falls detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.61
Montana average:

1.73
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Ancestries: German (17.7%), English (12.9%), Irish (7.5%), Scottish (4.8%), Italian (2.6%), French (2.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2419 feet

Land area: 1.86 square miles.

Population density: 739 people per square mile   (low).

Thompson Falls, Montana map

23 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.9%
Montana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,353 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $838 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (80.6 miles , pop. 57,053).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (318.0 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (947.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Belknap, MT (2.3 miles),
De Borgia, MT (3.9 miles),
West End, MT (4.1 miles ),
Weeksville, MT (4.1 miles),
Trout Creek, MT (4.5 miles ),
Mullan, ID (4.8 miles ),
Plains, MT (4.8 miles ),
St. Regis, MT (4.8 miles )

Latitude: 47.60 N, Longitude: 115.34 W

Area code: 406

Distribution of median household income in Thompson Falls, MT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Thompson Falls, MT in 2017
Thompson Falls satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.7%
Montana:

4.2%
Most common industries in Thompson Falls, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.8%)
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Wood products (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.3%)
  • Wood products (13.9%)
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.3%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.2%)
  • Truck transportation (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.9%)
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (10.6%)
  • Public administration (10.2%)
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Wood products (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Thompson Falls, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Carpenters (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)

Average climate in Thompson Falls, Montana

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Thompson Falls, Montana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 75.9. This is about average.

City:

75.9
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.58. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.58
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Thompson Falls-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Montana state average. It is 91% 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 307.4 miles away from Thompson Falls 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 254.5 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 335.6 miles away from Thompson Falls 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 340.8 miles away from Thompson Falls center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 502.4 miles away from Thompson Falls center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 327.3 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sanders County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Thompson Falls topographic map

Airports and other landing facilities located in Thompson Falls:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Thompson Falls:

  • North Idaho College (about 69 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; Full-time enrollment: 4,684)
  • The University of Montana (about 82 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)
  • Spokane Community College (about 95 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Gonzaga University (about 97 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Whitworth University (about 98 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 99 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • University of Idaho (about 100 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)

Public high school in Thompson Falls:

Public elementary/middle schools in Thompson Falls:

See full list of schools located in Thompson Falls

Library in Thompson Falls:

  • THOMPSON FALLS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $100,053; Location: 911 MAIN STREET; 17,294 books; 9,111 e-books; 952 audio materials; 731 video materials; 56 state licensed databases; 54 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Thompson Falls: Thompson Falls (A), Sanders County Sheriff's Office (B), Sanders County Courthouse (C), Thompson Falls Police Department (D), Thompson Falls Rural Fire Department Station 1 (E), Thompson Falls Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (F), Thompson Falls Public Library (G), Sanders County Historical Museum (H), Old Jail Museum (I), Thompson Falls Volunteer Fire Department (J), Thompson Falls Ambulance (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Thompson Falls include: Thompson Falls Christian Church (A), Pentecostal Church of God (B), First Baptist Church (C), Community Congregational Church (D), Saint Williams Catholic Church (E), Our Saviors Lutheran Church (F), Jehovahs Witnesses (G), Assembly of God Church (H), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wild Rose Cemetery (1), Fraternal Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Rimrock Lodge (4946 Mount Highway 200), Riverfront Motel (4907 Highway 200 West).

Birthplace of: Marc Racicot - Prosecutor.

Sanders 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 Thompson Falls and their reported violations in the past:

RIMROCK LODGE (Population served: 223, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
SUBWAY RESTAURANT (Population served: 206, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-27-2012 to AUG-27-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2012), St Other (OCT-22-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-02-2012 to AUG-02-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-14-2012), St Other (OCT-22-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from OCT-26-2011 to OCT-26-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-21-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-18-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from SEP-18-2009 to SEP-18-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from SEP-02-2009 to SEP-02-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-20-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-16-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-16-2012), St Other (OCT-22-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-14-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2012)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
NORTH SHORE ESTATES HOA (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-10-2009), St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-08-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-10-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-26-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-03-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUN-16-2011 to JUN-16-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2011), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-25-2011 to JUL-25-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from MAY-18-2011 to MAY-18-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-10-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAY-16-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-16-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-03-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-10-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-19-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-03-2011)
  • 10 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
THOMPSON FALLS GOLF COURSE (Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
RIVERFRONT MOTEL (Population served: 37, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Montana:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.6%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.2%
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: 0.2% of all households
12 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
25 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Thompson Falls (2011 data):

  • Valley Bank of Ronan: Thompson Falls Branch at 1222 Madien Lane, branch established on 1997/04/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $65.8 mil, Deposits: $58.0 mil, headquarters in Ronan, MT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Valley Holding Company
  • First Security Bank of Missoula: Thompson Falls Branch at 107 South Fulton, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2011/05/11: Bank assets: $1,103.5 mil, Deposits: $732.7 mil, headquarters in Missoula, MT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Glacier Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Thompson Falls:

Marital status in Thompson Falls, MT
  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 59.3%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

For population 25 years and over in Thompson Falls:

  • High school or higher: 83.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Montana average:

10.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Thompson Falls
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Thompson Falls, MT (based on Sanders County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,33318
Other5434
Mainline Protestant4479
Catholic3504
None8,740-
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
Sanders County:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Here:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Sanders County:

10.90 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

8.5%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

22.3%
Montana:

23.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Sanders County:

14.5%
State:

10.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Thompson Falls:

47.3%
Montana:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.2%
Montana:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Thompson Falls:

29.1
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Thompson Falls:

27.4%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.8%
State:

9.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Thompson Falls:

6.9
Montana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Thompson Falls:

35.1%
State:

35.3%

General health condition:
Thompson Falls:

52.1%
Montana:

57.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.5%
Montana:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Thompson Falls, MT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 4$9,840$29,5200$0
Water Supply 3$5,521$22,0840$0
Financial Administration 1$1,281$15,3720$0
Judicial and Legal 1$1,500$18,0002$1,499
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$850
Firefighters 0$0 2$300
Streets and Highways 0$0 3$2,475
Health 0$0 3$426
Sewerage 0$0 3$1,560
Parks and Recreation 0$0 3$2,047
Local Libraries 0$0 5$3,882
Totals for Government 9$18,142$24,18928$13,039

Thompson Falls government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $743,000 ($539.19)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $282,000 ($204.64)
    Water Utilities: $252,000 ($182.87)
    Regular Highways: $178,000 ($129.17)
    Central Staff Services: $139,000 ($100.87)
    Libraries: $111,000 ($80.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $104,000 ($75.47)
    General - Other: $96,000 ($69.67)
    Sewerage: $92,000 ($66.76)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.73)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $37,000 ($26.85)
    Benefit Payments: $7,000 ($5.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.73)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $61,000 ($44.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $22,000 ($15.97)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($6.53)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($2.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $494,000 ($358.49)

Thompson Falls government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $102,000 ($74.02)
    Other: $66,000 ($47.90)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $2,000 ($1.45)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $1,000 ($0.73)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $50,000 ($36.28)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $88,000 ($63.86)
    Fines and Forfeits: $12,000 ($8.71)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($1.45)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $375,000 ($272.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $638,000 ($462.99)
    Water Utilities: $585,000 ($424.53)
    Highways: $72,000 ($52.25)
    Other: $43,000 ($31.20)
  • Tax - Property: $434,000 ($314.95)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.73)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.73)

Thompson Falls government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,498,000 ($1087.08)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,412,000 ($1024.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $86,000 ($62.41)

Thompson Falls government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,281,000 ($929.61)

5.09% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,639 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
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  0.83% ($27,606 average AGI)
to Lake County, MT  0.68% ($24,963)
Businesses in Thompson Falls, MT
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Thompson Falls:

  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KJJR (880 AM; 10 kW; WHITEFISH, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KGEZ (600 AM; 5 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: SKYLINE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KWAL (620 AM; 1 kW; WALLACE, ID; Owner: METALS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KQNT (590 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Thompson Falls:

  • KPLG (91.5 FM; PLAINS, MT; Owner: YOUR NETWORK OF PRAISE, INC.)
  • KTWD (97.5 FM; WALLACE, ID; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KLTC-FM (107.5 FM; SUPERIOR, MT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KALS (97.1 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KALISPELL CHRISTIAN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KQRK (92.3 FM; RONAN, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDBR (106.3 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSIL (100.7 FM; WALLACE, ID; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHTQ (94.5 FM; HAYDEN, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • K280BE (103.9 FM; THOMPSON FALLS, ETC., MT; Owner: THOMPSON FALLS TV DISTRICT)
  • K212AO (90.3 FM; THOMPSON FALLS, MT; Owner: VALLEY CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Thompson Falls:

  • K05EE (Channel 5; BIG ARM, ETC., MT; Owner: BLACKTAIL TV TAX DISTRICT)
  • K59BW (Channel 59; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K36BW (Channel 36; THOMPSON FALLS, MT; Owner: THOMPSON FALLS TV DISTRICT)
  • K07FL (Channel 7; THOMPSON FALLS, MT; Owner: THOMPSON FALLS TV DISTRICT)
  • K09FQ (Channel 9; THOMPSON FALLS, MT; Owner: THOMPSON FALLS TV DISTRICT)
  • K11FQ (Channel 11; THOMPSON FALLS, MT; Owner: THOMPSON FALLS TV DISTRICT)

Thompson Falls fatal accident list:

Aug 13, 2007 01:36 PM, East Haley Avenue, Lat: 47.593597, Lon: -115.326511, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 2, 1989 04:40 PM, Church, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 138ft / 41.5mTotal length
  • 4,451Total average daily traffic
  • 252Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,128Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Thompson Falls)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 522 Maiden Ln (Lat: 47.597167 Lon: -115.347111), Call Sign: WNRQ757,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.475 MHz, Grant Date: 12/20/2014, Expiration Date: 03/19/2025, Registrant: State Of Montana - Dept. Of Administration, 125 N. Roberts, Helena, MT 59620, Phone: (406) 444-2491, Fax: (406) 444-0165, Email:
  • .5 Mi E Hwy 200 Across Clark At Rimrock (Lat: 47.604111 Lon: -115.400722), Call Sign: KNDN465,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.300 MHz, Grant Date: 06/19/1997, Expiration Date: 08/20/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/26/2002, Registrant: Vaught, Duane Dba Duane Vaught Logging, 16 Prospect Rd, Thompson Falls, MT 59873, Phone: (406) 827-4710
  • Thompson Falls Base .3 Km W (Lat: 47.595778 Lon: -115.358778), Type: Pole, Structure height: 11 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: KOF987,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.160 MHz, 159.435 MHz, Grant Date: 08/05/2005, Expiration Date: 10/03/2015, Cancellation Date: 12/31/2012, Certifier: Bruce A Mckinley, Registrant: Northwestern Energy, 40 East Broadway Street, Butte, MT 59701, Phone: (406) 497-1000, Fax: (406) 497-3525, Email:
  • Clarks Peak 4 Mi Sse (Lat: 47.542167 Lon: -115.312361), Call Sign: WNDP542,
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.2000 MHz, 452.050 MHz, Grant Date: 06/10/2003, Expiration Date: 06/21/2013, Cancellation Date: 02/03/2012, Certifier: Gary N Gompf, Registrant: Conocophillips Communications Inc., Bartlesville, OK 74005-3338, Phone: (918) 661-3338
  • 611 Main St (Lat: 47.594667 Lon: -115.345167), Call Sign: KNHT345, Licensee ID: L00047093,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.520 MHz, Grant Date: 10/15/2003, Expiration Date: 11/23/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2014, Registrant: Turk Inc Dba Rons Service, 611 Main, Thompson Falls, MT 59873, Phone: (406) 827-4653

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Thompson Falls)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Thompson Falls)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 13. The highest number of fire incidents - 26 took place in 2005, and the least - 1 in 2013. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Thompson Falls, MT When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (48.5%), and Structure Fires (42.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Thompson Falls, MT
    • 11148.5%Outside Fires
    • 9742.4%Structure Fires
    • 167.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 52.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Thompson Falls, MT
Most common first names in Thompson Falls, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1975.9 years
Robert1869.3 years
William1773.3 years
George1475.5 years
Mary1275.7 years
Anna1084.3 years
James1070.7 years
Joseph1073.7 years
Frank972.4 years
Charles878.4 years
Most common last names in Thompson Falls, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Thompson774.4 years
Smith775.4 years
Morkert781.8 years
Larsen663.5 years
Garrison678.3 years
Butte679.8 years
Miller674.7 years
Heater574.4 years
Marich578.0 years
Cox575.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Thompson Falls, MT
  • 35.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 23.3%Electricity
  • 22.1%Wood
  • 16.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.2%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Thompson Falls, MT
  • 53.9%Electricity
  • 27.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.8%Wood
  • 1.8%Other fuel


Thompson Falls compared to Montana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below 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.
There are 13 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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