Winifred, Montana

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Population in 2014: 208 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +33.3%
Males: 111  (53.6%)
Females: 97  (46.4%)
Median resident age:  50.5 years
Montana median age:  40.1 years

Zip code: 59489

Estimated median household income in 2016: $60,750 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Winifred:

$60,750
MT:

$50,027

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $30,205 (it was $12,600 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $88,424 (it was $36,300 in 2000)
Winifred:

$88,424
MT:

$217,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $83,782; Detached houses: $83,497

Median gross rent in 2016: $440.

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  • Races in Winifred, MT (2010)

    Winifred races chart
    • 19694.2%White alone
    • 73.4%American Indian alone
    • 21.0%Black alone
    • 21.0%Hispanic
    • 10.5%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Winifred: 83.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (27.8%), German (19.0%), Irish (8.9%), American (3.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.8%), Yugoslavian (2.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3235 feet

Land area: 0.51 square miles.

Population density: 407 people per square mile   (low).

Winifred, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in Winifred:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Winifred town:

  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 65.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 3.5%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.2%
Montana:

2.0%



According to our research of Montana and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Winifred, Montana as of March 20, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Winifred to the number of sex offenders is 166 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $413 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $484 (0.6%)

Winifred satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Great Falls, MT (89.2 miles , pop. 56,690).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (574.7 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (980.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Hanover, MT (4.8 miles ), Roy, MT (5.3 miles ), Denton, MT (5.6 miles ), Lewistown Heights, MT (5.8 miles ), Lewistown, MT (5.9 miles ), Geraldine, MT (6.5 miles ), Moore, MT (6.6 miles) , Hays, MT (6.6 miles ).

Latitude: 47.56 N, Longitude: 109.38 W

Area code: 406

Winifred household income distribution Winifred home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.9%
Montana:

3.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +6 (+4.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (30%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (24%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Average climate in Winifred, Montana

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Earthquake activity:

Winifred-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Montana state average. It is 8% 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 216.0 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 321.7 miles away from Winifred 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 210.0 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 213.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1984 at 09:46:30, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 305.3 miles away from Winifred center
On 10/29/1983 at 23:29:11, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 316.2 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 Fergus County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Winifred topographic map

airports located in Winifred:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Winifred:

  • Montana State University-Billings (about 129 miles; Billings, MT; Full-time enrollment: 4,319)
  • Montana State University (about 154 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • The University of Montana (about 222 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)
  • Sheridan College (about 226 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 284 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Black Hills State University (about 339 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • North Idaho College (about 346 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)

Public high school in Winifred:

Public elementary/middle schools in Winifred:

  • WINIFRED SCHOOL (Students: 37, Location: 507 MAIN STREET, Grades: PK-6)
  • WINIFRED 7-8 (Students: 16, Location: 507 MAIN STREET, Grades: 7-8)
See full list of schools located in Winifred

Library in Winifred:

  • DOROTHY ASBJORNSON COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $8,563; Location: 110 MAIN STREET; 4,306 books; 178 audio materials; 127 video materials; 2 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Winifred: Harvest States Cooperatives Elevator (A), Winifred Rural Fire Department (B), Winifred Ambulance (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Winifred include: American Lutheran Church (A), Holy Family Catholic Church (B), United Methodist Church (C), Winnifred Community Bible Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Fergus 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 2016: 23.5%
(23.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.7%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.3%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Montana average:

9.8

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Winifred town (based on Fergus County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,9546
Evangelical Protestant1,70820
Mainline Protestant1,53510
Other4702
None5,919-
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: 6
Fergus County:

5.37 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Fergus County:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

15.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Fergus County:

23.6%
Montana:

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

5.3%
State:

10.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Winifred:

64.3%
State:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Winifred:

65.3%
State:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Here:

26.8
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.2%
Montana:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Winifred:

8.3%
Montana:

9.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.3
Montana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Winifred:

34.2%
Montana:

35.3%

General health condition:
Winifred:

68.5%
State:

57.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

85.5%
Montana:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Winifred, MT Residents
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 0$0 1$633
Local Libraries 0$0 1$587
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,220

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $7,000 ($33.65)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($19.23)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($19.23)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($14.42)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($4.81)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($4.81)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,000 ($33.65)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $6,000 ($28.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($14.42)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($24.04)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $8,000 ($38.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $8,000 ($38.46)
    Highways: $8,000 ($38.46)
  • Tax - Property: $9,000 ($43.27)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $215,000 ($1033.65)

5.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,431 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
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 Yellowstone County, MT  0.66% ($35,567 average AGI)
from Gallatin County, MT  0.61% ($25,286)
from Cascade County, MT  0.33% ($33,267)


6.18% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,714 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
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 Yellowstone County, MT  0.96% ($29,091 average AGI)
to Missoula County, MT  0.39% ($13,056)
to Gallatin County, MT  0.37% ($33,529)

Strongest AM radio stations in Winifred:

  • 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)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KXLO (1230 AM; 1 kW; LEWISTOWN, MT; Owner: KXLO BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KSEN (1150 AM; 10 kW; SHELBY, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEIN (1310 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: MUNSON RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KURL (730 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: ELENBAAS MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKGR (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: KKGR, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Winifred:

  • KEHT (100.3 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KXEI (95.1 FM; HAVRE, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Winifred:

  • K07OA (Channel 7; WINIFRED, ETC., MT; Owner: WINIFRED T.V. TAX DISTRICT)
  • K11NH (Channel 11; WINIFRED, ETC., MT; Owner: WINIFRED T.V. TAX DISTRICT)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Tim Nixdorf, 175 Dry Trail (Lat: 47.565333 Lon: -109.367722), Type: 59.4, Structure height: 30027 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: 2028571470, Welchlaw@earthlink.Net, 1025 CONNECTICUT AVE., NW #1000
  • Tim Nixdorf, 175 Dry Trail (Lat: 47.565333 Lon: -109.367722), Type: 43.6, Structure height: 30027 m, Overall height: 42.7 m, Registrant: 2028571470, Welchlaw@earthlink.Net, 1025 CONNECTICUT AVE., NW #1000
  • Tim Nixdorf, 175 Dry Trail (Lat: 47.565333 Lon: -109.367722), Type: 59.4, Structure height: 30027 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: 2028571470, Welchlaw@earthlink.Net, 1025 CONNECTICUT AVE., NW #1000
  • Tim Nixdorf, 175 Dry Trail (Lat: 47.565333 Lon: -109.367722), Type: 59.4, Structure height: 30027 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Registrant: 2028571470, Welchlaw@earthlink.Net, 1025 CONNECTICUT AVE., NW #1000
  • Tim Nixdorf, 175 Dry Trail (Lat: 47.565333 Lon: -109.367722), Type: 43.6, Structure height: 30027 m, Overall height: 42.7 m, Registrant: 2028571470, Welchlaw@earthlink.Net, 1025 CONNECTICUT AVE., NW #1000
  • Tim Nixdorf, 175 Dry Trail (Lat: 47.565333 Lon: -109.367722), Type: 43.6, Structure height: 30027 m, Overall height: 42.7 m, Registrant: 2028571470, Welchlaw@earthlink.Net, 1025 CONNECTICUT AVE., NW #1000

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2.8 Miles Ne Of Winifred (Lat: 47.588583 Lon: -109.336278), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQPG491
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.990 MHzGrant Date: 05/10/2012, Expiration Date: 05/10/2022, Certifier: Bruce W UdelhovenRegistrant: Centana Communications, 115 W Aztec Drive, Lewistown, MT 59457, Phone: (406) 538-8233, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CUBCRAFTERS INC CC11-160 (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ECI OX-340CC (80 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 134R , Serial Number: CC11-00313, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 04/29/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Ralph Rogers, Po Box 63, Winifred, MT 59489
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5986Z , Serial Number: 18-8242, Airworthiness Date: 04/27/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Nick J Econom, Po Box 134, Winifred, MT 59489
  • Aircraft: INTERMOUNTAIN CALLAIR A-9 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 169 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7230V , Serial Number: 1267, Airworthiness Date: 03/24/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Larry C Udelhoven, Po Box 52, Winifred, MT 59489
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9671P , Serial Number: 18-7509025, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 12/10/1974
    Registrant (Partnership): Daryl W Smith, Po Box 71, Winifred, MT 59489, Other Owners: Larry C Udelhoven
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9691D , Serial Number: 18-6792, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 12/31/1956
    Registrant (Partnership): Daryl W Smith, Po Box 71, Winifred, MT 59489, Other Owners: Larry C Udelhoven

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (38%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Wood (13%)

Winifred compared to Montana state average:

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