Valier, Montana

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Population in 2019: 486 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.4%
 
Males: 223  (46.1%)
Females: 263  (53.9%)
Median resident age:

42.1 years
Montana median age:

40.5 years

Zip codes: 59486.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $35,681 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Valier:

$35,681
MT:

$57,153

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,400 (it was $14,862 in 2000)

Valier town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $122,731 (it was $56,100 in 2000)
Valier:

$122,731
MT:

$253,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $133,932; detached houses: $141,335; mobile homes: $106,089

Median gross rent in 2019: $641.

March 2019 cost of living index in Valier: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 22.9%
(21.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.4% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Valier, MT (2019)
    • 46983.8%White alone
    • 7112.7%American Indian alone
    • 183.2%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Montana and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Valier, Montana as of May 11, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Valier is 547 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (15.0%), American (11.5%), Norwegian (9.0%), Belgian (7.7%), Dutch (4.7%), English (3.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3805 feet

Land area: 1.19 square miles.

Population density: 408 people per square mile   (low).

Valier, Montana map

7 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.3%
Montana:

2.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,330 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,091 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Great Falls, MT (71.3 miles , pop. 56,690).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (461.4 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (1022.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Valier-Dupuyer, MT (2.3 miles ),
Dupuyer, MT (3.7 miles),
Conrad, MT (4.1 miles ),
Little Browning, MT (4.7 miles ),
Shelby, MT (4.8 miles ),
Bynum, MT (4.8 miles),
Cut Bank, MT (4.8 miles ),
Brady, MT (5.2 miles)

Latitude: 48.31 N, Longitude: 112.25 W

Area code: 406

Distribution of median household income in Valier, MT in 2019
Distribution of house value in Valier, MT in 2019

Valier satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.5%
Montana:

4.3%
Most common industries in Valier, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (16.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.8%)
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Utilities (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (19.4%)
  • Construction (16.3%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • Utilities (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (24.0%)
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Social assistance (7.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Valier, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.2%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (13.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.2%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.3%)
  • Child care workers (5.2%)

Average climate in Valier, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Valier-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 618% 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 269.6 miles away from Valier 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 301.8 miles away from Valier center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 7/6/2017 at 06:30:17, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 7.6 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 99.7 miles away from Valier center
On 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 298.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 261.4 miles away from Valier center
On 7/26/2005 at 04:08:37, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.6 MW) earthquake occurred 201.8 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 Pondera County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 3, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Valier topographic map

Airports located in Valier:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Valier:

  • The University of Montana (about 129 miles; Missoula, MT; Full-time enrollment: 13,602)
  • Montana State University (about 192 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • North Idaho College (about 215 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Spokane Community College (about 241 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Whitworth University (about 242 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Gonzaga University (about 243 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 246 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)

Public high school in Valier:

Public elementary/middle schools in Valier:

  • VALIER SCHOOL (Students: 28, Location: 723 4TH STREET, Grades: PK-6)
  • KINGSBURY COLONY ATTN CTR (Students: 10, Location: 804 4TH STREET, Grades: PK-8)
  • VALIER 7-8 (Location: 723 4TH STREET, Grades: 7-8)
See full list of schools located in Valier

Library in Valier:

  • VALIER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $94,765; Location: 400 TETON AVENUE; 14,065 books; 350 audio materials; 452 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 17 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Valier: Valier Public Library (A), Valier Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Valier include: Valier Lutheran Church (A), Saint Francis Catholic Church (B), Valier United Methodist Church (C), Valier Jehovahs Witnesses Church (D), First Baptist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Valier: Miller Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Pondera 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 Valier and their reported violations in the past:

PONDERA COLONY WATER SYSTEMS (Population served: 112, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2014), St Compliance achieved (JAN-29-2014)
KINGSBURY COLONY (Population served: 110, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Other (MAR-19-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-12-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-25-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-07-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Other (MAR-19-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-18-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-30-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-07-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Other (MAR-19-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-19-2012), St Public Notif requested (MAR-19-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-21-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-07-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-23-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-06-2012), St Other (MAR-19-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-07-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-17-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-17-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-29-2011), St Other (MAR-19-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-07-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-23-2008)
BIRCH CREEK COLONY (Population served: 110, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-17-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-03-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-03-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Other (JUL-19-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-17-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-18-2013), St Other (JUL-19-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-17-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Other (MAR-03-2009), St Public Notif requested (JAN-21-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-21-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Other (MAR-03-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-14-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from OCT-27-2009 to OCT-29-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-12-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Other (MAR-03-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-14-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-2010)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-16-2014), St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2014), St Public Notif received (SEP-22-2014)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2014), St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2012), St Other (JUL-19-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-17-2013)
  • 8 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
Montana:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

59.0%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.1%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Valier (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Valier Branch at 498 Montana St, branch established on 1946/10/14. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Valier:

Marital status in Valier, MT
  • Never married: 33.0%
  • Now married: 39.8%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 13.1%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

For population 25 years and over in Valier:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Montana average:

9.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Valier
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Valier, MT (based on Pondera County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,39217
Catholic9003
Mainline Protestant4304
Other2764
None3,155-
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: 2
Pondera County:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
This county:

6.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

10.13 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

8.8%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Pondera County:

26.8%
Montana:

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

10.6%
Montana:

10.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Valier:

50.0%
Montana:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.5%
Montana:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Valier:

29.2
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Valier:

18.6%
Montana:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.9%
Montana:

9.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.5%
Montana:

35.3%

General health condition:
Valier:

57.4%
State:

57.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Valier:

73.5%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Valier, MT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 1$3,288$39,4560$0
Sewerage 1$2,922$35,0640$0
Local Libraries 1$2,836$34,0321$24
Financial Administration 1$2,709$32,5081$1,535
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$300
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$169
Totals for Government 4$11,755$35,2657$2,028

Valier government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $177,000 ($364.20)
    Water Utilities: $172,000 ($353.91)
    Libraries: $161,000 ($331.28)
    Regular Highways: $96,000 ($197.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $60,000 ($123.46)
    Police Protection: $59,000 ($121.40)
    Financial Administration: $26,000 ($53.50)
    Central Staff Services: $24,000 ($49.38)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000 ($12.35)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($8.23)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($2.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($4.12)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $206,000 ($423.87)

Valier government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $237,000 ($487.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000 ($63.79)
    Other: $4,000 ($8.23)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $24,000 ($49.38)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $192,000 ($395.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $51,000 ($104.94)
    Highways: $26,000 ($53.50)
    Other: $2,000 ($4.12)
  • Tax - Property: $92,000 ($189.30)
    Other License: $3,000 ($6.17)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($4.12)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($2.06)

Strongest AM radio stations in Valier:

  • KSEN (1150 AM; 10 kW; SHELBY, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KMON (560 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KJJR (880 AM; 10 kW; WHITEFISH, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KGEZ (600 AM; 5 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: SKYLINE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KEIN (1310 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: MUNSON RADIO, INC.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KKGR (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: KKGR, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KMTX (950 AM; 5 kW; HELENA, MT; Owner: CAPRI, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Valier:

  • KZIN-FM (96.7 FM; SHELBY, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K261CC (100.1 FM; CHESTER, MT; Owner: RANDALL D. ROCKS)

Valier fatal accident list:

Jan 28, 1984 03:20 AM, Teton Ave, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 6.9mTotal length
  • $167,000Total costs
  • 1,909Total average daily traffic
  • 87Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,975Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Valier)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Valier, MT)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • BELGIAN HILL, Telephone Hill (Lat: 48.329778 Lon: -112.036083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQGT272,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 02/14/2017, Expiration Date: 04/10/2027, Certifier: Dale Osborne, Registrant: Montana Highway Patrol, 2550 Prospect Ave, Helena, MT 59620-1419, Phone: (406) 444-3780, Email:
  • VALIER, 937 Railroad Avenue (Lat: 48.309194 Lon: -112.242333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 48.2 m, Overall height: 49.4 m, Call Sign: WQUW728,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6375.14 MHz, Grant Date: 11/03/2014, Expiration Date: 11/03/2024, Cancellation Date: 03/18/2016, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:
  • VALIER, Railroad Avenue (Lat: 48.309194 Lon: -112.242333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 48.2 m, Overall height: 49.4 m, Call Sign: WQXS232,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6375.14 MHz, Grant Date: 05/23/2016, Expiration Date: 05/23/2026, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • STATION, Williams Microwave Site 7 Mi E Of (Lat: 48.283861 Lon: -112.141972), Overall height: 9.8 m, Call Sign: KOV78,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1875.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/07/2001, Expiration Date: 02/20/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/22/2011, Certifier: Bruce A Mckinley, Registrant: Northwestern Energy, 40 East Broadway Street, Butte, MT 59701, Phone: (406) 497-1000, Fax: (406) 497-3525, Email:
  • VALIER, 10 Mi Ene Of (Lat: 48.328861 Lon: -112.035028), Overall height: 86.3 m, Call Sign: KPQ29,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3930.00 MHz, 3930.00 MHz, 4010.00 MHz, 4010.00 MHz, 4090.00 MHz, 4090.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/15/1997, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/28/1998, Phone: (404) 810-4020

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Valier Airport (Lat: 48.299694 Lon: -112.250028), Call Sign: WOJ3,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz, Grant Date: 09/09/2009, Expiration Date: 09/28/2019, Cancellation Date: 01/18/2020, Registrant: Montana Aeronautics, 2630 Airport Rd, Helena, MT 59620-0507, Phone: (406) 444-2506, Fax: (406) 444-2519, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: W7TGU, Grant Date: 03/22/1994, Expiration Date: 03/22/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/23/2006, Registrant: Willard H Mc Comb, 403 Ponca Ave, Valier, MT 59486

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: ROSS BUCHANAN GLASTAR (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 165BG , Serial Number: 5283, Certificate Issue Date: 03/27/2012
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Ross M Buchanan, Po Box 595, Valier, MT 59486, Other Owners: Gloria M Buchanan
  • Aircraft: NORTH WING UUM INC SCOUT X-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912UL SERIES (80 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 467ZW , Serial Number: LS9013, Year manufactured: 2015, Airworthiness Date: 06/25/2015, Certificate Issue Date: 06/21/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Gary R Arnst, 19055 Valier Hwy, Valier, MT 59486
  • Aircraft: CESSNA R172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 76 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 736RF , Serial Number: R1722723, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 07/20/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 02/05/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Vance E Raines, Po Box 217, Valier, MT 59486
  • Aircraft: ROSS BUCHANAN STOL CH 750 (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 750BG , Serial Number: 75-8201, Certificate Issue Date: 04/30/2012
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Ross M Buchanan, Po Box 595, Valier, MT 59486, Other Owners: Gloria M Buchanan
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN AA-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5660L , Serial Number: AA1-0060, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 02/28/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 04/01/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Rudolph D Kaiser, Po Box 471, Valier, MT 59486
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/24/2017

Most common first names in Valier, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Clarence871.1 years
John779.1 years
Harry671.1 years
Mary682.2 years
Charles572.6 years
James573.2 years
Robert570.8 years
George486.8 years
Elizabeth482.2 years
Frank473.7 years
Most common last names in Valier, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Widhalm883.4 years
Kuka876.6 years
Orr774.3 years
Swanson672.4 years
Crawford676.8 years
Arnst578.4 years
Norsby576.2 years
Peterson574.8 years
Goff492.5 years
Johnson478.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Valier, MT
  • 85.1%Utility gas
  • 11.0%Electricity
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Valier, MT
  • 73.0%Utility gas
  • 21.6%Electricity
  • 5.4%No fuel used


Valier compared to Montana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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