White Sulphur Springs, Montana

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Population in 2013: 970 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.4%
 
Males: 498  (51.4%)
Females: 472  (48.6%)
Median resident age:  42.4 years
Montana median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 59645.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,277 (it was $28,229 in 2000)
White Sulphur Springs:

$37,277
MT:

$46,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,595 (it was $13,836 in 2000)

White Sulphur Springs city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $104,854 (it was $63,600 in 2000)
White Sulphur Springs:

$104,854
MT:

$190,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $531.

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  • Races in White Sulphur Springs, MT (2010)

    White Sulphur Springs races chart
    • 90296.1%White alone
    • 151.6%Two or more races
    • 131.4%Hispanic
    • 40.4%Asian alone
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Other race alone
    • 10.1%Black alone

Races in White Sulphur Springs detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in White Sulphur Springs: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.4%), Irish (13.8%), English (9.7%), Norwegian (6.8%), Dutch (3.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5045 feet

Land area: 0.92 square miles.

Population density: 1,054 people per square mile   (low).

White Sulphur Springs,MT real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in White Sulphur Springs:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in White Sulphur Springs city:

  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 43.1%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 24.6%

23 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.7% North America).

This city:

2.3%
Montana:

1.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $829 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $898 (1.0%)

White Sulphur Springs satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Great Falls, MT (68.6 miles , pop. 56,690).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (535.1 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (902.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Martinsdale-Ringling, MT (3.9 miles ), Neihart, MT (5.3 miles) , Martinsdale, MT (5.4 miles) , Monarch-Neihart, MT (5.6 miles ), Townsend, MT (5.8 miles ), The Silos, MT (5.8 miles ), Winston, MT (6.0 miles) , Toston, MT (6.1 miles) .

Latitude: 46.55 N, Longitude: 110.90 W

Area code: 406

White Sulphur Springs household income distribution White Sulphur Springs home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.4%
Montana:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+1.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (31%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)

Work and jobs in White Sulphur Springs: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in White Sulphur Springs, Montana

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Earthquake activity:

White Sulphur Springs-area historical earthquake activity is near Montana state average. It is 45% 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 137.5 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 221.5 miles away from White Sulphur Springs 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 129.8 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 113.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 532.9 miles away from White Sulphur Springs center
On 8/22/1984 at 09:46:30, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 204.9 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 Meagher County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 2, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
White Sulphur Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near White Sulphur Springs:

  • MOUNTAINVIEW MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 1 miles away; WHITE SULPHUR SPRING, MT)

Airports located in White Sulphur Springs:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to White Sulphur Springs:

  • Montana State University (about 62 miles; Bozeman, MT; Full-time enrollment: 12,942)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 126 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • The University of Montana (about 148 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 194 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Sheridan College (about 228 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Idaho State University (about 266 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • North Idaho College (about 289 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)

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Notable locations in White Sulphur Springs: Springs Campground (A), White Sulphur Springs Fire Department (B), Meagher County Courthouse (C), Meagher County Office of Sheriff (D), Meagher County Rural Fire Department (E), Meagher County-City Library (F), The Castle (G), White Sulphur Springs Emergency Medical Services (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in White Sulphur Springs include: Mountainview Baptist Church (A), American Lutheran Church (B), Jehovahs Witnesses (C), Christian and Missionary Alliance Church (D), Saint Bartholomews Catholic Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), Seventh Day Adventist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in White Sulphur Springs include: White Sulphur Springs City Park (1), Rader Park (2), Kaldor Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: Meagher County - Clerk Of Court (15 West Main).

Meagher County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.8%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 77.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.9%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
17 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
22 people in nursing homes in 2000
4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

White Sulphur Springs compared to Montana state average:

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

Banks with branches in White Sulphur Springs (2011 data):

  • Bank of The Rockies, National Association: Bank Of The Rockies, National Association at 205 West Main Street, branch established on 1883/08/01. Info updated 2007/04/04: Bank assets: $126.5 mil, Deposits: $110.3 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Countricorp
  • Dutton State Bank: White Sulphur Springs Branch at 4261 Highway 12 East, branch established on 2008/07/24. Info updated 2012/02/21: Bank assets: $30.5 mil, Deposits: $27.7 mil, headquarters in Dutton, MT, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Dutton Bancorporation, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Montana average:

9.9

White Sulphur Springs travel time to work - commute White Sulphur Springs mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (48%)
  • Wood (32%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Other fuel (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for White Sulphur Springs city (based on Meagher County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2501
Mainline Protestant1242
Evangelical Protestant1054
Other481
None1,364-
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
Meagher County:

10.56 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Meagher County:

5.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

26.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Meagher County:

25.4%
Montana:

23.1%
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
Other Government Administration 6$6,136$12,2720$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$700
Sewerage 1$2,780$33,3600$0
Water Supply 2$10,664$63,9840$0
Totals for Government 9$19,580$26,1071$700

5.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($65,844 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Montana average:

6.86%

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


5.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,489 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
Montana average:

6.73%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in White Sulphur Springs:

  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KKGR (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: KKGR, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMON (560 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KMTX (950 AM; 5 kW; HELENA, MT; Owner: CAPRI, INC)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KBOZ (1090 AM; 5 kW; BOZEMAN, MT; Owner: REIER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBOW (550 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KEIN (1310 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: MUNSON RADIO, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXTL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSEN (1150 AM; 10 kW; SHELBY, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in White Sulphur Springs:

  • K246AC (97.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: LAST CHANCE PUBLIC RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • K251AC (98.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS-MT UNIV. SYSTEM)
  • KIKF (104.9 FM; CASCADE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP INC.)
  • KINX (107.3 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP INC.)
  • KEHT (100.3 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KVCM (103.1 FM; HELENA, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around White Sulphur Springs:

  • K57CX (Channel 57; WHITE SULPHUR SPRING, MT; Owner: MEAGHER COUNTY PUBLIC TV, INC.)
  • K09MH (Channel 9; WHITE SULPHUR SPGS., MT; Owner: MEAGHER COUNTY TELEVISION DISTRICT)
  • K11MP (Channel 11; WHITE SULPHUR SPGS., MT; Owner: MEAGHER COUNTY TELEVISION DISTRICT)
  • K08LI (Channel 8; WHITE SULPHUR SPRING, MT; Owner: MEAGHER COUNTY PUBLIC TV, INC.)
  • K06NV (Channel 6; WHITE SULPHUR SPRING, MT; Owner: FLATIRON CORPORATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 670Total average daily traffic
  • 13Total average daily truck traffic
  • 831Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
Most common first names in White Sulphur Springs, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1574.3 years
William1366.5 years
George1177.7 years
Walter1179.5 years
Charles1074.0 years
James1073.2 years
Robert973.5 years
Helen978.8 years
Fred877.9 years
Kenneth772.0 years
Most common last names in White Sulphur Springs, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Walter1177.1 years
Anderson976.7 years
Johnson977.3 years
Hanson778.8 years
Edwards777.1 years
Smith771.7 years
Buckingham679.3 years
Knight675.5 years
Rader569.0 years
Mcguire569.0 years

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