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Population in 2010: 98. Population change since 2000: -14.0%
Males: 66  (67.4%)
Females: 32  (32.6%)

Median resident age:  56.3 years
Montana median age:  38.3 years

Zip code: 59761

Estimated median household income in 2012: $21,383 (it was $24,583 in 2000)
Wisdom:

$21,383
MT:

$45,076
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,562

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $87,654 (it was $70,700 in 2000)
Wisdom:

$87,654
MT:

$184,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $119,710; Detached houses: $137,542; Mobile homes: $58,571

Median gross rent in 2012: $340.

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  • White alone - 95 (96.9%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (3.1%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wisdom: 90.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (22.2%), German (18.5%), Norwegian (9.3%), Hungarian (7.4%), Swedish (7.4%), Polish (6.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6058 feet

Land area: 0.95 square miles.

Population density: 103 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Wisdom:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wisdom CDP:

  • Never married: 3.9%
  • Now married: 36.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 51.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $538 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $371 (0.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (90.3 miles , pop. 57,053).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (444.0 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (838.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Big Hole Basin, MT (1.9 miles) , Sula, MT (5.5 miles) , Sula-Edwards, MT (6.0 miles) , Anaconda, MT (6.0 miles) , Salmon, ID (6.1 miles ), Conner, MT (6.3 miles ), Anaconda-Deer Lodge County, MT (6.4 miles ), Darby, MT (6.7 miles ).

Latitude: 45.62 N, Longitude: 113.45 W

Area code: 406

Wisdom household income distribution Wisdom home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.9%
Montana:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (35%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (24%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (53%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Carpenters (14%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Financial managers (5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (12%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Business operations specialists (9%)
  • Life and physical scientists (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)


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Earthquake activity:

Wisdom-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 97% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 45.1 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 81.7 miles away from Wisdom center
On 10/29/1983 at 23:29:11, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 93.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/20/1999 at 13:50:25, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, 4.5 MS, 5.1 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 65.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/7/1994 at 13:30:03, a magnitude 5.0 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.3 miles away from Wisdom center
On 5/8/2007 at 15:46:49, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.7 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 65.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Beaverhead County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Wisdom, MT

Airports located in Wisdom:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wisdom:

  • The University of Montana (about 90 miles; Missoula, MT; Full-time enrollment: 11,744)
  • Montana State University (about 117 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 9,518)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 149 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 12,325)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 181 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 2,534)
  • University of Idaho (about 188 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 9,625)
  • Boise State University (about 195 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 12,874)
  • Washington State University (about 195 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 21,748)

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Notable locations in Wisdom: Wisdom Ranger Station (A), Coyote Clems RV Park (B), Wisdom Fire Department (C), Beaverhead - Deerlodge National Forest Wisdom Ranger District Office (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Wisdom: Our Lady of Wisdom Mission (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Francis Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Wisdom: American Legion Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Beaverhead County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wisdom and their reported violations in the past:

WISDOM RANGER STATION OFFICE (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
TWIN LAKES CAMPGROUND (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.4%

Average household size:
This place:  1.7 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  51.7%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  1.7%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Wisdom, MT

Wisdom compared to Montana state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (52%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29%)
  • Electricity (17%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Wisdom CDP (based on Beaverhead County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.50%
Here48.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Vineyard USA
Adherents47.0%22.1%8.4%7.1%3.9%
Congregations10.5%21.1%5.3%10.5%5.3%
NameEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsOther
Adherents2.9%2.4%2.4%1.4%2.4%
Congregations10.5%5.3%5.3%5.3%21.1%
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: 3
Beaverhead County:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

5.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

18.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Beaverhead County:

23.0%
Montana:

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

7.6%
State:

10.7%

9.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,171 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.18%
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 Gallatin County, MT  0.78% ($30,375 average AGI)
from Missoula County, MT  0.56% ($19,765)
from Silver Bow County, MT  0.56% ($22,000)


9.53% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,587 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.53%
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 Gallatin County, MT  1.14% ($20,657 average AGI)
to Missoula County, MT  0.75% ($23,565)
to Silver Bow County, MT  0.68% ($27,381)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wisdom:

  • KBOW (550 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KANA (580 AM; 1 kW; ANACONDA, MT; Owner: JIMMY RAY CARROLL)
  • KSRA (960 AM; 1 kW; SALMON, ID; Owner: SALMON RIVER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKGR (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: KKGR, INC.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLCY (930 AM; 5 kW; EAST MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wisdom:

  • K210BF (89.9 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KBAZ (96.3 FM; HAMILTON, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAPC (91.3 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA)
  • KOPR (94.1 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KMBR (95.5 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • K213CJ (90.5 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: MONTANA CHRISTIAN RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KAAR (92.5 FM; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KQRV (96.9 FM; DEER LODGE, MT; Owner: ROBERT CUMMINGS TOOLE)
  • KGLM-FM (97.7 FM; ANACONDA, MT; Owner: JIMMY RAY CARROLL)


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Near The Corner Of Highway 43 And Pine Street (Lat: 45.617361 Lon: -113.451361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 10.1 m, Call Sign: WPQR466
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/2000, Expiration Date: 02/19/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/27/2001, Certifier: Gene A Dejordy Esq
    Registrant: Western Wireless Corporation, 2300 M Street, N.W., Suite 900, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 261-2165, Fax: (202) 261-2166

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Jct Hwy 43 And 278 (Lat: 45.517417 Lon: -113.452278), Call Sign: KNEA318
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.500 MHz, 155.805 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/25/2002, Expiration Date: 10/19/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/27/2012
    Registrant: Dee Polley, 216 Middle Fork Road, Garden Valley, ID 83622, Phone: (208) 462-5200, Fax: (208) 247-2277, Email:
  • M J Freeman Residence S Side (Lat: 45.615750 Lon: -113.451167), Call Sign: KUU555
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.5600 MHz, 39.8200 MHz, 39.8800 MHz, 39.9400 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/12/2012, Expiration Date: 10/19/2022
    Registrant: Dee Polley, 216 Middle Fork Road, Garden Valley, ID 83622, Phone: (208) 462-5200, Fax: (208) 247-2277, Email:
  • 2.1 Mi N Of Badger Ridge (Lat: 45.622694 Lon: -113.692833), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPRK227
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.850 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/26/2005, Expiration Date: 10/23/2015, Certifier: Keith G Reeder
    Registrant: Dee Polley, 216 Middle Fork Road, Garden Valley, ID 83622, Phone: (208) 462-5200, Fax: (208) 247-2277, Email:
  • Lat: 45.618333 Lon: -113.456667, Call Sign: WPVP545
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.750 MHz, 467.850 MHz, 467.900 MHz, 467.925 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/25/2002, Expiration Date: 07/25/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/29/2012, Certifier: Leith D Grahn
    Registrant: Montana Electronics, 1314 N Russell, Missoula, MT 59802, Phone: (406) 721-2255, Fax: (406) 721-2282

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WISDOM, Second Street (Lat: 45.617972 Lon: -113.449778), Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WCG268, Licensee ID: L00005557
    Assigned Frequencies: 2115.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/27/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 08/09/1999
    Registrant: Southern Montana Telephone Company, Wisdom, MT 59761

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Wisdom Airport (Lat: 45.584083 Lon: -113.452000), Type: Building, Overall height: 4.5 m, Call Sign: KYE3
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/23/2007, Expiration Date: 06/12/2017
    Registrant: State Of Montana Aeronautics Division, 2630 Airport Road, Helena, MT 59620-0507, Phone: (406) 444-2506, Fax: (406) 444-2519, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N7JOV
    Grant Date: 03/28/1997, Expiration Date: 03/28/2007, Cancellation Date: 03/31/2009
    Registrant: Gary B Helming, Box 268, Wisdom, MT 59761
  • Call Sign: KD7PYQ, Licensee ID: L00465885
    Grant Date: 02/12/2002, Expiration Date: 02/12/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/05/2003, Certifier: Robert N Suttle
    Registrant: Robert N Suttle, Wisdom, MT 59761


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