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Median resident age:  40.5 years
Montana median age:  37.5 years

Zip code: 59047

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,571 (it was $31,057 in 2000)
Upper Yellowstone Valley:

$39,571
MT:

$45,076
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,005

Upper Yellowstone Valley CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $199,299 (it was $94,900 in 2000)
Upper Yellowstone Valley:

$199,299
MT:

$184,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $289,334; Detached houses: $325,139; Townhouses or other attached units: $170,636; In 2-unit structures: $275,604; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $248,384; Mobile homes: $126,725; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $56,142

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Upper Yellowstone Valley races chart
  • White alone - 11,436 (95.2%)
  • Hispanic - 241 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 131 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 106 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 52 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 38 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 7 (0.06%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5 (0.04%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Upper Yellowstone Valley: 287.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: MST time zone




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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Upper Yellowstone Valley CCD:  1.0% ($975)
Montana:  1.3% ($1,212)
Upper Yellowstone Valley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Billings, MT (99.1 miles , pop. 89,847).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (495.5 miles , pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (838.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Wineglass, MT (1.9 miles ), Livingston, MT (2.2 miles ), Pray, MT (3.9 miles ), Emigrant, MT (4.2 miles ), Springdale, MT (4.4 miles) , Clyde Park, MT (4.5 miles ), South Glastonbury, MT (4.7 miles ), Bozeman, MT (4.9 miles ).

Latitude: 45.59 N, Longitude: 110.57 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

Upper Yellowstone Valley household income distribution Upper Yellowstone Valley home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.2%
Montana:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Upper Yellowstone Valley-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 81% 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 71.0 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 64.0 miles away from Upper Yellowstone Valley 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 98.1 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 76.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/24/2000 at 04:20:06, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.3 ML, Depth: 2.7 mi) earthquake occurred 58.5 miles away from Upper Yellowstone Valley center
On 2/5/2006 at 03:25:52, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.6 ML, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 89.0 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 Park County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

Hospitals/medical centers near Upper Yellowstone Valley:

  • LIVINGSTON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LIVINGSTON, MT)
  • LIVINGSTON HEALTHCARE (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 5 miles away; LIVINGSTON, MT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Upper Yellowstone Valley:

  • Montana State University (about 24 miles; Bozeman, MT; Full-time enrollment: 9,518)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 100 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 2,629)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 137 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 12,325)
  • The University of Montana (about 186 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 11,744)
  • Idaho State University (about 210 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 8,867)
  • Utah State University (about 274 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 12,584)
  • Utah State University-Regional Campuses and Distance Education (about 274 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 3,048)

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Notable locations in Upper Yellowstone Valley: Mission (A), Mesoydez Homestead (B), Alkire Homestead (C), Merideth Ranch (D), Bow and Arrow Ranch (E), Meigs Ranch (F), Christikon (G), McKnight Homestead (H), Bill Graham Ranch (I), Blome Ranch (J), Main Boulder Ranger Station (K), Burnt Leather Ranch (L), Cayser Ranch (M), Mill Creek Camp and Picnic Grounds (N), Mill Creek Guard Station (O), Mill Creek Ranch (P), Benolken Ranch (Q), Clark Ranch (R), Clay Ranch (S), Nesbit Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Star Shopping Center (1), Yellowstone Gateway Mall (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Upper Yellowstone Valley include: Community Church (A), Unity Truth Center (B), Livingston Christian Center (C), Church of the Nazarene (D), First Baptist Church (E), Saint Marys Catholic Church (F), Livingston Assembly of God Church (G), Livingston Congregational Church (H), New Beginning Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mountainview Cemetery (1), Chico Cemetery (2), Strickland Cemetery (3), Vaters Cemetery (4), Sykes Cemetery (5), Emigrant Cemetery (6), Cokedale Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Redfield Lake (A), Horseshoe Lake (B), Alpine Lake (C), Lake McKnight (D), Elbow Lake (E), Elk Lake (F), Crystal Lake (G), Jewel Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Work Creek (A), Area Creek (B), Arrastra Creek (C), Balm of Gilead Creek (D), Barney Creek (E), Beaver Creek (F), Billman Creek (G), Bridge Creek (H), Bulldozer Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Upper Yellowstone Valley include: Jack Weimer Memorial Park (1), Mars Park (2), Ninth Street Park (3), Miles Park (4), G Street Park (5), M Street Park (6), Emigrant Gulch Historical Marker (7), Pruitt Park (8), Pine Creek Recreation Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Park 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:  2.3 people
Montana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  -1.$%
Whole state:  66.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  -1.0%
Whole state:  5.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

12.0%
Whole state:

14.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.7%
Whole state:

5.8%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Upper Yellowstone Valley, MT

People in group quarters in Upper Yellowstone Valley in 2000:

  • 85 people in nursing homes
  • 50 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 17 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in other group homes

Upper Yellowstone Valley compared to Montana state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Upper Yellowstone Valley CCD (based on Park County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 28.44%
Here28.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents35.1%14.2%13.3%10.6%4.9%
Congregations12.5%12.5%16.7%8.3%8.3%
NameAssemblies of GodSouthern Baptist ConventionSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodOther
Adherents4.7%3.5%2.7%2.2%8.9%
Congregations4.2%4.2%4.2%4.2%25.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Park County:

2.49 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

16.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Park County:

18.9%
Montana:

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

10.7%
State:

10.7%

9.96% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,204 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.96%
Montana average:

8.25%

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:
from Gallatin County, MT  2.36% ($34,630 average AGI)
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.47% ($31,207)
from Missoula County, MT  0.31% ($17,316)


8.56% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,674 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.56%
Montana average:

7.69%

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:
to Gallatin County, MT  2.10% ($32,875 average AGI)
to Yellowstone County, MT  0.46% ($28,357)
to Missoula County, MT  0.30% ($14,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Upper Yellowstone Valley:

  • KPRK (1340 AM; 1 kW; LIVINGSTON, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KBOZ (1090 AM; 5 kW; BOZEMAN, MT; Owner: REIER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOBB (1230 AM; 1 kW; BOZEMAN, MT; Owner: REIER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMMS (1450 AM; 1 kW; BOZEMAN, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBOW (550 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KKGR (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: KKGR, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KGHL (790 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KURL (730 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: ELENBAAS MEDIA, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Upper Yellowstone Valley:

  • K240CO (95.9 FM; LIVINGSTON, MT; Owner: REIER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXLB (100.7 FM; LIVINGSTON, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPKX (97.5 FM; LIVINGSTON, MT; Owner: REIER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K208BX (89.5 FM; LIVINGSTON, ETC., MT; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS, MONTANA UNIV. SYSTEM)
  • K216CH (91.1 FM; EMIGRANT, MT; Owner: MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS)
  • KMMS-FM (95.1 FM; BOZEMAN, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSCY (96.7 FM; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOBB-FM (93.7 FM; BOZEMAN, MT; Owner: REIER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KZLO-FM (99.9 FM; BOZEMAN, MT; Owner: REIER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KGLT (91.9 FM; BOZEMAN, MT; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS-MONTANA UNIV. SYSTEM)
  • KMXE (99.3 FM; RED LODGE, MT; Owner: SILVER ROCK COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • KBMC (102.1 FM; BOZEMAN, MT; Owner: MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS)
  • K265AS (100.9 FM; LIVINGSTON, MT; Owner: REIER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Upper Yellowstone Valley:

  • K66BR (Channel 66; LIVINGSTON, ETC., MT; Owner: KULR CORPORATION)
  • K17BT (Channel 17; LIVINGSTON, MT; Owner: SHIELDS VALLEY TV TAX DISTRICT)
  • K44DI (Channel 44; CLYDE PARK, ETC., MT; Owner: SHIELDS VALLEY TV TAX DISTRICT)
  • K55CF (Channel 55; LIVINGSTON, ETC., MT; Owner: PARADISE VALLEY TV DISTRICT)
  • K60BE (Channel 60; LIVINGSTON, ETC., MT; Owner: PARADISE VALLEY TV DISTRICT)
  • K63BV (Channel 63; LIVINGSTON, ETC., MT; Owner: PARADISE VALLEY TV DISTRICT)
  • K05EH (Channel 5; EMIGRANT, ETC., MT; Owner: PARADISE VALLEY TV DISTRICT)
  • KBZK (Channel 7; BOZEMAN, MT; Owner: KCTZ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUSM (Channel 9; BOZEMAN, MT; Owner: MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K34FI (Channel 34; BOZEMAN, MT; Owner: WIRELESS ACCESS, L.L.C.)
  • K44GE (Channel 44; HELENA, MT; Owner: WIRELESS ACCESS, L.L.C.)
  • KBTZ-LP (Channel 32; BOZEMAN, MT; Owner: MONTANA LICENSE SUB, INC.)
  • KWYB-LP (Channel 28; BOZEMAN, MT; Owner: MMM LICENSE LLC)
  • K42BZ (Channel 42; BOZEMAN, MT; Owner: EAGLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)


Upper Yellowstone Valley on our top lists:

  • #42 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #83 (59047) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most casinos in 2005"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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