For population 25 years and over in Townsend:
For population 15 years and over in Townsend city:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,246 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Great Falls, MT (82.6 miles , pop. 56,690).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (510.1 miles , pop. 480,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (885.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).
Nearest cities: Radersburg, MT (3.2 miles) , Toston, MT (3.3 miles) , Winston, MT (3.6 miles) , Clancy, MT (5.0 miles ), Montana City, MT (5.0 miles ), Jefferson City, MT (5.0 miles ), East Helena, MT (5.2 miles ), Helena Valley Southeast, MT (5.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 46.32 N, Longitude: 111.52 W
Area code: 406
Population change in the 1990s: +261 (+16.3%).
Work and jobs in Townsend: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Townsend, Montana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Townsend-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 82% greater than the overall U.S. average.
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 81.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/8/2007 at 15:46:49, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.7 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 70.5 miles away from Townsend center
On 5/24/2000 at 04:22:06, a magnitude 4.2 (3.7 MB, 4.2 MD, Depth: 1.6 mi) earthquake occurred 5.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2006 at 00:05:32, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 3.6 MS, 4.1 MW, 4.0 ML, Depth: 7.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/8/2000 at 11:30:22, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 ML, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 5.4 miles away from Townsend center
On 10/28/1998 at 03:11:54, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.1 MD, 4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Broadwater County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Patrick Duffy - (born 1949), actor.
Airports located in Townsend:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Townsend:
Public high school in Townsend:
See full list of schools located in Townsend, School District: TOWNSEND K-12 SCHOOLS
Public elementary/middle schools in Townsend:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Townsend and their reported violations in the past:SILOS RV PARK AND STORE (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:SILOS INN INC (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 14.6%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 89.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
25 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
42 people in nursing homes in 2000
3 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000
Townsend compared to Montana state average:
Banks with branches in Townsend (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Townsend (based on Broadwater County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.35%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Townsend government finances in 2002(per resident):
9.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,704 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.95% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,007 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Townsend fatal accident list:
Nov 2, 1995 00:01 AM, 12, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Townsend)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Townsend, MT)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (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: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Townsend)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Townsend)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Townsend, MT
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.