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Median resident age:  32.1 years
Montana median age:  37.5 years

Zip code: 59501

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,719 (it was $27,308 in 2000)
Wild Horse Lake:

$37,719
MT:

$45,076
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,405

Wild Horse Lake CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $138,302 (it was $88,000 in 2000)
Wild Horse Lake:

$138,302
MT:

$184,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $210,778; Detached houses: $275,535; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $106,443; Mobile homes: $44,470

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  • White alone - 603 (98.4%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (1.5%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.2%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wild Horse Lake: 199.8 (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:

Wild Horse Lake CCD:  0.5% ($483)
Montana:  1.3% ($1,212)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Great Falls, MT (109.8 miles , pop. 56,690).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (579.5 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (1060.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Beaver Creek, MT (4.0 miles ), Kremlin, MT (4.2 miles) , West Havre, MT (4.2 miles ), Havre North, MT (4.2 miles ), Havre, MT (4.3 miles ), Herron, MT (4.3 miles) , Saddle Butte, MT (4.5 miles) , Gildford, MT (4.9 miles) .

Latitude: 48.78 N, Longitude: 109.87 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

Wild Horse Lake household income distribution Wild Horse Lake home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.8%
Montana:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (54%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (8%)
  • Rail transportation (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Finance and insurance (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (27%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (27%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (2%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Therapists (12%)
  • Cashiers (12%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)

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Earthquake activity:

Wild Horse Lake-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Montana state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/16/1994 at 11:03:41, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.1 ML, 4.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 69.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/5/1991 at 10:10:00, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.4 miles away from Wild Horse Lake center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hill County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Amtrak station near Wild Horse Lake:

  • 18 miles: HAVRE (235 MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wild Horse Lake:

  • Montana State University-Billings (about 216 miles; Billings, MT; Full-time enrollment: 2,629)
  • Montana State University (about 223 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 9,518)
  • The University of Montana (about 233 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 11,744)
  • North Idaho College (about 329 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 3,090)
  • Spokane Community College (about 354 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 4,944)
  • Whitworth University (about 355 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,381)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 355 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 12,325)

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Notable locations in Wild Horse Lake: Cottonwood Community Hall (A), Fresno Tailwater Fishing Access Site (B), Burnham (C), River Run Campground (D), Kiehns Campground (E), The Forks (F), Thackery Ranch (G), North Havre Community Hall (H), United States Customs and Border Protection Willow Creek Port Of Entry (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Wild Horse Lake: Saint John Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Cottonwood Cemetery (1), Saint Johns Catholic Cemetery (2), Grainbelt Cemetery (3), Spring Coulee Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Thibadeau (A), Wild Horse Lake (B), Dry Lake (C), Martin Lake (D), Grassy Lake (E), Mud Lake (F), Grassy Lake (G), Fresno Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Big Sandy Creek (A), Lost River (B), Sage Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Wild Horse Lake include: Creedman Coulee National Wildlife Refuge (1), Lake Thibadeau National Wildlife Refuge (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Hill 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:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.3%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.1%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

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

20.4%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

3.9%
Whole state:

5.8%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Wild Horse Lake, MT

169 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

Wild Horse Lake 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 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 (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (42%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Other fuel (4%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Wild Horse Lake CCD (based on Hill County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.58%
Here45.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchHutterian Brethren
Adherents28.9%24.6%6.7%6.6%5.3%
Congregations17.1%19.5%2.4%7.3%9.8%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents4.9%3.9%3.9%3.1%12.1%
Congregations2.4%4.9%4.9%2.4%29.3%
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: 2
Here:

1.21 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
This county:

4.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Hill County:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hill County:

8.1%
State:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.0%
State:

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

18.8%
Montana:

10.7%

7.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,516 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
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 Cascade County, MT  0.71% ($28,738 average AGI)
from Blaine County, MT  0.62% ($20,946)
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.32% ($56,421)


7.42% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,321 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.42%
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 Cascade County, MT  1.01% ($29,700 average AGI)
to Yellowstone County, MT  0.55% ($29,758)
to Blaine County, MT  0.44% ($17,154)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wild Horse Lake:

  • KOJM (610 AM; 1 kW; HAVRE, MT; Owner: NEW MEDIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KSEN (1150 AM; 10 kW; SHELBY, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMON (560 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KEIN (1310 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: MUNSON RADIO, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJJR (880 AM; 10 kW; WHITEFISH, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wild Horse Lake:

  • KPQX (92.5 FM; HAVRE, MT; Owner: NEW MEDIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KNMC (90.1 FM; HAVRE, MT; Owner: NORTHERN MONTANA COLLEGE)
  • K261CC (100.1 FM; CHESTER, MT; Owner: RANDALL D. ROCKS)
  • KXEI (95.1 FM; HAVRE, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

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