For population 25 years and over in Westby:
For population 15 years and over in Westby town:
6 residents are foreign born (2.3% North America, 1.2% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $633 (1.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (208.1 miles , pop. 55,532).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (575.9 miles , pop. 382,618).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (929.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Fortuna, ND (3.6 miles) , Grenora, ND (4.3 miles ), Antelope, MT (4.7 miles) , Plentywood, MT (4.9 miles ), Reserve, MT (5.1 miles) , Ambrose, ND (5.1 miles) , Medicine Lake, MT (5.7 miles ), Outlook, MT (5.8 miles) .
Latitude: 48.87 N, Longitude: 104.05 W
Area code: 406
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -79 (-31.5%).
Average climate in Westby, Montana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Westby-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Montana state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/29/1998 at 03:31:58, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, 3.7 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 45.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/1998 at 11:59:37, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 22.3 miles away from Westby center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Sheridan County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westby:
Public high school in Westby:
See full list of schools located in Westby, School District: WESTBY K-12 SCHOOLS
Public elementary/middle schools in Westby:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 30.5%
(25.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Westby compared to Montana state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Westby (based on Sheridan County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 75.76%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Westby government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.21% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,403 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
6.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,163 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Westby:
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:4
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:2