Winnett, Montana

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Population in 2013: 194 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.9%
 
Males: 93  (48.4%)
Females: 101  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  50.0 years
Montana median age:  38.3 years

Zip code: 59087

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,997 (it was $17,361 in 2000)
Winnett:

$29,997
MT:

$45,076
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,475 (it was $10,892 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $57,460 (it was $41,700 in 2000)
Winnett:

$57,460
MT:

$184,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $72,129; Detached houses: $65,463; Mobile homes: $96,944

Median gross rent in 2012: $650.

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  • White alone - 180 (98.9%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (1.1%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Winnett: 87.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (29.9%), Irish (17.2%), English (9.0%), Norwegian (8.6%), Swedish (3.7%), United States (3.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2952 feet

Land area: 0.97 square miles.

Population density: 200 people per square mile   (very low).

Winnett, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in Winnett:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Winnett town:

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.7%
Montana:  1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $500 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $275 (0.6%)

Winnett satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Billings, MT (84.7 miles , pop. 89,847).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (521.1 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (952.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Grass Range, MT (4.6 miles) , Roy, MT (5.9 miles ), Musselshell, MT (6.0 miles) , Melstone, MT (6.0 miles) , Roundup, MT (6.3 miles ), Camp Three, MT (6.3 miles) , Klein, MT (6.5 miles) , Lewistown, MT (7.1 miles ).

Latitude: 47.00 N, Longitude: 108.35 W

Area code: 406

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

4.5%
Montana:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -3 (-1.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (30%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (27%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (17%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secondary school teachers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (25%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (13%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers (6%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)

Average climate in Winnett, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Winnett-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Montana state average. It is 1% smaller 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 202.0 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 332.6 miles away from Winnett 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 198.0 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 230.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 319.2 miles away from Winnett center
On 8/22/1984 at 09:46:30, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 321.1 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 Petroleum County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Winnett topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Winnett:

  • Montana State University-Billings (about 84 miles; Billings, MT; Full-time enrollment: 4,319)
  • Montana State University (about 159 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • Sheridan College (about 170 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • The University of Montana (about 267 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 277 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Black Hills State University (about 278 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Casper College (about 306 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)

Public high school in Winnett:

Public elementary/middle schools in Winnett:

See full list of schools located in Winnett, School District: WINNETT K-12 SCHOOLS

Library in Winnett:

  • PETROLEUM COUNTY SCHOOL-COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $46,393; Location: 205 SOUTH BROADWAY; 18,223 books; 636 audio materials; 1,554 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 55 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Winnett: Petroleum County Public Library (A), Petroleum County Courthouse (B), Winnett Volunteer Fire Department (C), Petroleum County Sheriff's Department (D), Petroleum County Ambulance Service (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Winnett include: First Baptist Church (A), First Lutheran Church (B), United Methodist Church (C), Saint Aloysius Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Winnett include: Jim Bartlett Field (1), George Ore Memorial Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Petroleum County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.8%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.1% for Black residents, 16.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  54.9%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.2%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Winnett compared to Montana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (49%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Other fuel (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Winnett town (based on Petroleum County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.87%
Here: 33.9%
USA: 50.2%

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Petroleum County:

23.09 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Here:

23.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Petroleum County:

22.1%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,500
Water Supply 1$2,584$31,0080$0
Totals for Government 1$2,584$31,0081$1,500

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $52,000 ($268.04)
    Water Utilities: $38,000 ($195.88)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($72.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $11,000 ($56.70)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($25.77)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($20.62)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($20.62)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($20.62)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($5.15)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($5.15)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($51.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $1,000 ($5.15)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $42,000 ($216.49)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($5.15)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $39,000 ($201.03)
    All Other: $10,000 ($51.55)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($36.08)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($5.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($41.24)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($5.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $36,000 ($185.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $15,000 ($77.32)
    Highways: $12,000 ($61.86)
  • Tax - Property: $21,000 ($108.25)
    NEC: $1,000 ($5.15)

Winnett government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $25,000 ($128.87)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $168,000 ($865.98)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $166,000 ($855.67)
    Water Utilities: $17,000 ($87.63)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $8,000 ($41.24)
    Other, NEC: $2,000 ($10.31)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $242,000 ($1247.42)

8.45% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,583 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.45%
Montana average:

6.86%

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


7.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.14%
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 Winnett:

  • KURL (730 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: ELENBAAS MEDIA, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGHL (790 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KBUL (970 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KIKC (1250 AM; 5 kW; FORSYTH, MT; Owner: MILES CITY, FORSYTH B/DCSTG, INC.)
  • KMON (560 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Winnett:

  • K06LF (Channel 6; WINNETT, MT; Owner: WINNETT COMMUNITY T.V. SYSTEM)
  • K10DA (Channel 10; WINNETT, MT; Owner: WINNETT COMMUNITY T.V. SYSTEM)
  • K12FD (Channel 12; WINNETT, MT; Owner: WINNETT COMMUNITY T. V. SYSTEM)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $1,605,000
Total average daily traffic: 100
Total average daily truck traffic: 3
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 100

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • BILL WADE, 1.1 Mi E Of Hwy 224 Se (Lat: 46.989167 Lon: -108.333889), Type: 75.6, Overall height: 75.6 m
    Registrant: 4064853301, Billw@midrivers.Com, 904 C AVENUE
  • 1.1 Mi E Of Hwy 224 Se (Lat: 46.989167 Lon: -108.333889), Type: 75.6, Overall height: 75.6 m
    Registrant: 4064853301, Mrtcinfo@mcn.Net, 102 SECOND AVE S

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 2 Mi S (Lat: 46.988861 Lon: -108.338194), Type: Building, Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: KNCM821
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/20/2012, Expiration Date: 12/15/2021
    Registrant: Petroleum County Sheriffs Office, Winnett, MT 59087, Phone: (406) 429-6551, Fax: (406) 429-6328, Email:
  • 201 E Main St (Lat: 47.006639 Lon: -108.339583), Call Sign: WNAL762
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.820 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/24/2004, Expiration Date: 09/06/2014
    Registrant: Petroleum County Sheriff\'s Office, Winnett, MT 59087, Phone: (406) 429-6551, Fax: (406) 429-6328, Email:
  • 1.1 Mi E Of Hwy 224 Se (Lat: 46.989167 Lon: -108.333889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 75.6 m, Call Sign: WQED558
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/03/2006, Expiration Date: 01/03/2016, Certifier: Kevin L Myhre
    Registrant: Lao 20529715, 102 E Middle St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-1938, Phone: (717) 337-9630, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:
  • Lat: 47.083361 Lon: -108.336806, Call Sign: WQIN858
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.490 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/31/2008, Expiration Date: 03/31/2018, Certifier: Victor Manuel
    Registrant: Industrial Comms. & Electronics, LLP, P. O. Box 31632, Billings, MT 59107, Phone: (406) 259-1212, Fax: (406) 259-9989, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WINNETT, 1.1 Mi East Of Hwy 244 (Lat: 46.989139 Lon: -108.334000), Overall height: 74.7 m, Call Sign: WLN452
    Assigned Frequencies: 2171.60 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/29/1997, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/28/1998
    Registrant: Phone: (202) 659-0830

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Cat Creek, (Lat: 47.066639 Lon: -108.006500), Call Sign: KNKO411
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.650 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/28/2008, Expiration Date: 11/01/2018
    Registrant: Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative, Inc., 904 C Avenue, Circle, MT 59215, Phone: (406) 485-3301, Fax: (406) 687-3355, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WB2FKG, Licensee ID: L00138005
    Grant Date: 10/08/1999, Expiration Date: 10/08/2009, Cancellation Date: 10/12/2011
    Registrant: Richard E Scee, Winnett, MT 59087


FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Winnett)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 26
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Winnett, MT
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