Walkerville, Montana

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Population in 2013: 669 (87% urban, 13% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.3%
 
Males: 320  (47.9%)
Females: 349  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  31.3 years
Montana median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 59701.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,366 (it was $28,009 in 2000)
Walkerville:

$32,366
MT:

$46,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,201 (it was $14,156 in 2000)

Walkerville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $80,189 (it was $42,800 in 2000)
Walkerville:

$80,189
MT:

$190,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $160,647; Detached houses: $167,788; Townhouses or other attached units: $152,848; In 2-unit structures: $156,017; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $104,421; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $90,589; Mobile homes: $76,473

Median gross rent in 2013: $556.

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  • Races in Walkerville, MT (2010)

    Walkerville races chart
    • 61491.0%White alone
    • 263.9%Hispanic
    • 182.7%American Indian alone
    • 121.8%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Asian alone
    • 20.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.1%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Walkerville: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (32.5%), German (13.3%), English (11.2%), Italian (4.3%), French (2.7%), Norwegian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6468 feet

Land area: 2.20 square miles.

Population density: 305 people per square mile   (very low).

Walkerville, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in Walkerville:

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Walkerville town:

  • Never married: 33.5%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

6 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.8%
Montana:

1.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $898 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $785 (1.1%)

Walkerville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (90.8 miles , pop. 57,053).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (468.3 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (865.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Butte, MT (1.7 miles ), Butte-Silver Bow, MT (2.2 miles ), Deer Lodge Valley, MT (4.0 miles ), Rader Creek, MT (4.1 miles ), Basin, MT (4.6 miles ), Anaconda-Deer Lodge County, MT (4.7 miles ), Whitehall, MT (4.9 miles ), Boulder, MT (5.0 miles ).

Latitude: 46.03 N, Longitude: 112.54 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

Walkerville household income distribution Walkerville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.9%
Montana:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +26 (+3.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (33%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (36%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Walkerville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Walkerville, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Walkerville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Montana state average. It is 78% 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 136.6 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 148.5 miles away from Walkerville center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 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 128.4 miles away from the city 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 43.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 456.7 miles away from Walkerville center
On 8/22/1984 at 09:46:30, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 126.7 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 Silver Bow County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Walkerville:

  • ST JAMES HEALTHCARE Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; BUTTE, MT)
  • CITY COUNTY HOME HEALTH SERVICE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; BUTTE, MT)
  • COPPER RIDGE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BUTTE, MT)
  • BUTTE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BUTTE, MT)
  • CREST NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BUTTE, MT)
  • BETA FACTOR HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; BUTTE, MT)
  • EASTER SEALS HIGHLANDS HOSPICE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; BUTTE, MT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Walkerville:

  • Montana State University (about 76 miles; Bozeman, MT; Full-time enrollment: 12,942)
  • The University of Montana (about 90 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 158 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 194 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 217 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)
  • Idaho State University (about 220 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • University of Idaho (about 220 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)

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Notable location: Walkerville Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Walkerville include: Butte Rescue Mission (A), Saint Lawrence O'Toole Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Moulton Distribution Reservoir (A), High Service Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Walkerville: Granite Mountain Memorial (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Silver Bow County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.700. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.700
U.S.:

0.303

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 28.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 39.4%
(34.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 85.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 72.7% for American Indian residents, 66.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  57.6%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.2%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Walkerville compared to Montana state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Montana average:

9.9

Walkerville travel time to work - commute Walkerville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Walkerville town (based on Silver Bow County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,0508
Evangelical Protestant1,86115
Other1,7887
Mainline Protestant1,59210
Orthodox2001
None19,709-
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
Silver Bow County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Silver Bow County:

3.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
Here:

12.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Silver Bow County:

21.2%
Montana:

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

12.9%
State:

10.7%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$800
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$644
Streets and Highways 1$2,298$27,5760$0
Totals for Government 1$2,298$27,5768$1,444

Walkerville government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $44,000 ($65.77)
    Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($19.43)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($13.45)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($13.45)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($10.46)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($4.48)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($1.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $20,000 ($29.90)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $50,000 ($74.74)

Walkerville government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($7.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $27,000 ($40.36)
    General Support: $15,000 ($22.42)
    All Other: $1,000 ($1.49)
  • Tax - Property: $26,000 ($38.86)
    NEC: $4,000 ($5.98)
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000 ($1.49)

Walkerville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $205,000 ($306.43)

5.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,158 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
Montana average:

6.86%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Missoula County, MT  0.47% ($23,774 average AGI)
from Gallatin County, MT  0.38% ($23,940)
from Lewis and Clark County, MT  0.37% ($22,958)


5.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,102 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.31%
Montana average:

6.73%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Missoula County, MT  0.39% ($29,137 average AGI)
to Lewis and Clark County, MT  0.38% ($42,020)
to Yellowstone County, MT  0.28% ($49,324)

Strongest AM radio stations in Walkerville:

  • KBOW (550 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KXTL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KANA (580 AM; 1 kW; ANACONDA, MT; Owner: JIMMY RAY CARROLL)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KKGR (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: KKGR, INC.)
  • KMTX (950 AM; 5 kW; HELENA, MT; Owner: CAPRI, INC)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBCK (1400 AM; 1 kW; DEER LODGE, MT; Owner: JIMMY RAY CARROLL)
  • KBOZ (1090 AM; 5 kW; BOZEMAN, MT; Owner: REIER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KMON (560 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Walkerville:

  • K210BF (89.9 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K262AB (100.3 FM; WALKERVILLE, MT; Owner: THE LACEY COMPANY)
  • KAPC (91.3 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA)
  • KOPR (94.1 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KMBR (95.5 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • K213CJ (90.5 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: MONTANA CHRISTIAN RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KAAR (92.5 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KMSM-FM (106.9 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: ASSOCIATED STUDENTS OF MONTANA TECH)
  • KQRV (96.9 FM; DEER LODGE, MT; Owner: ROBERT CUMMINGS TOOLE)
  • KGLM-FM (97.7 FM; ANACONDA, MT; Owner: JIMMY RAY CARROLL)
  • KVCM (103.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KMTX-FM (105.3 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: CAPRI, INC)
  • KZMT (101.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • K213CB (90.5 FM; DEER LODGE, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K257AF (99.3 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: ROBERT C. TOOLE)
  • K219KM (91.7 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Walkerville:

  • KWYB (Channel 18; BUTTE, MT; Owner: MMM LICENSE LLC)
  • KTVM (Channel 6; BUTTE, MT; Owner: EAGLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KXLF-TV (Channel 4; BUTTE, MT; Owner: KXLF COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K43DU (Channel 43; BUTTE, MT; Owner: MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY)

Walkerville fatal accident list:

Feb 12, 1981 06:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Walkerville)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Energy Building, 201 N Main (Lat: 46.015056 Lon: -112.536083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: KOB322
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.130 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/25/2002, Expiration Date: 10/23/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/29/2012, Certifier: Bruce A Mckinley
    Registrant: Northwestern Energy, 40 East Broadway Street, Butte, MT 59701, Phone: (406) 497-1000, Fax: (406) 497-3525, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • BUTTE, S End Of Garfield Street (Lat: 46.027500 Lon: -112.548333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 33.2 m, Call Sign: WMT655
    Assigned Frequencies: 11055.0 MHz, 11115.0 MHz, 11135.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Energy Bldg, Energy Building (Lat: 46.015056 Lon: -112.536083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQIV466
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/27/2008, Expiration Date: 05/27/2018, Certifier: Kirt P Mayson
    Registrant: Northwestern Energy, 40 East Broadway Street, Butte, MT 59701, Phone: (406) 497-3845, Fax: (406) 497-3525, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KA7JMH, Licensee ID: L00155841
    Grant Date: 02/12/2010, Expiration Date: 11/04/2019, Certifier: Erik M Bodenberger
    Registrant: Erik M Bodenberger, 247 Toboggan Ave, Walkerville, MT 59701
  • Call Sign: KB7HXC, Licensee ID: L01467183
    Grant Date: 02/19/2009, Expiration Date: 04/05/2019
    Registrant: Evan B Bodenberger, 247 Toboggan Ave, Walkerville, MT 59701
  • Call Sign: KC7HCD, Licensee ID: L00948204
    Grant Date: 12/06/1994, Expiration Date: 12/06/2004, Cancellation Date: 12/07/2006
    Registrant: Steven F Mc Grath, 320 W Dan, Walkerville, MT 59701
  • Call Sign: KC7KSY
    Grant Date: 08/22/1996, Expiration Date: 05/02/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/03/2007
    Registrant: Butte Amateur Radio Society, 247 Toboggan, Walkerville, MT 59701
  • Call Sign: W7ARO, Previous Call Sign: WA7PZO, Licensee ID: L00152032
    Grant Date: 04/14/2006, Expiration Date: 06/07/2016
    Registrant: Edward R Bodenberger, 247 Toboggan, Walkerville, MT 59701
  • Call Sign: WB7SIU, Licensee ID: L00155835
    Grant Date: 05/17/2007, Expiration Date: 07/15/2017
    Registrant: Ellen C Bodenberger, 247 Toboggan Ave, Walkerville, MT 59701
  • Call Sign: KE7UQT, Licensee ID: L01409399
    Grant Date: 06/20/2008, Expiration Date: 06/20/2018, Certifier: Clifford A Gade
    Registrant: Clifford A Gade, 1511 N Main Street, Walkerville, MT 59701

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
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