Woods Bay, Montana

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Population in 2010: 661. Population change since 2000: -11.6%
Males: 367  (55.7%)
Females: 294  (44.3%)
Median resident age:  59.1 years
Montana median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 59911.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $57,153 (it was $31,000 in 2000)
Woods Bay:

$57,153
MT:

$46,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $33,723 (it was $15,792 in 2000)

Woods Bay CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $280,403 (it was $134,500 in 2000)
Woods Bay:

$280,403
MT:

$190,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $468,527; Detached houses: $569,482; Mobile homes: $38,924

Median gross rent in 2013: $985.

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  • Races in Woods Bay, MT (2010)

    Woods Bay races chart
    • 62794.9%White alone
    • 142.1%Two or more races
    • 142.1%Hispanic
    • 50.8%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone

Races in Woods Bay detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Woods Bay: 92.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.9%), English (13.5%), Norwegian (11.7%), Italian (11.1%), Irish (9.7%), United States (5.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2908 feet

Land area: 1.34 square miles.

Population density: 493 people per square mile   (low).

Woods Bay,MT real estate house value index trend

Woods Bay, Montana map

For population 25 years and over in Woods Bay:

  • High school or higher: 96.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Woods Bay CDP:

  • Never married: 6.2%
  • Now married: 75.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.7%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

19 residents are foreign born (1.9% North America, 0.7% Europe).

This place:

2.5%
Montana:

1.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,055 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,475 (0.8%)

Woods Bay satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Missoula, MT (79.2 miles , pop. 57,053).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (377.2 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (988.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Bigfork, MT (2.0 miles ), Bear Dance, MT (2.5 miles ), Lakeside, MT (2.8 miles ), Creston-Bigfork, MT (2.8 miles ), Big Fork-Swan River, MT (3.0 miles ), Lower Valley-Somers, MT (3.0 miles ), Somers, MT (3.0 miles ), Rollins, MT (3.0 miles) .

Latitude: 48.01 N, Longitude: 114.06 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

Woods Bay household income distribution Woods Bay home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.2%
Montana:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (30%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (34%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Information (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (30%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (13%)
  • Community and social service occupations (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Woods Bay: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Woods Bay, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Woods Bay-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Montana state average. It is 68% 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 288.3 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 272.1 miles away from Woods Bay center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 396.5 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 402.4 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
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 193.8 miles away from Woods Bay center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 279.9 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 Lake 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).
Woods Bay topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Woods Bay:

  • LAKE VIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BIGFORK, MT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Woods Bay:

  • The University of Montana (about 80 miles; Missoula, MT; Full-time enrollment: 13,602)
  • North Idaho College (about 130 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Spokane Community College (about 155 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Whitworth University (about 157 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Gonzaga University (about 157 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 160 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • University of Idaho (about 165 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)

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Notable locations in Woods Bay: Woods Bay Campground (A), Woods Bay Fishing Access Site (B), Ronde Vue Park (C), Bigfork Fire Department Station 2 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 54.4. This is better than average.

City:

54.4
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.323. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.323
U.S.:

0.303

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 21.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 8.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.13
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.1%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Montana:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.3%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.9%
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
4 people in correctional residential facilities in 2010

Woods Bay compared to Montana state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Montana average:

9.9

Woods Bay travel time to work - commute Woods Bay mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (67%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Wood (5%)

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 Woods Bay CDP (based on Lake County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,1007
Evangelical Protestant2,75730
Mainline Protestant1,98511
Other1,4495
None17,455-
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: 10
Lake County:

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Lake County:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Lake County:

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

9.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lake County:

25.9%
Montana:

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

14.6%
State:

10.7%

6.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,932 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.68%
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 Missoula County, MT  1.06% ($27,495 average AGI)
from Flathead County, MT  0.69% ($32,138)
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.22% ($29,762)


6.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,850 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
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 Missoula County, MT  0.99% ($28,054 average AGI)
to Flathead County, MT  0.56% ($34,623)
to Gallatin County, MT  0.23% ($20,636)

Strongest AM radio stations in Woods Bay:

  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGEZ (600 AM; 5 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: SKYLINE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KJJR (880 AM; 10 kW; WHITEFISH, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KLCY (930 AM; 5 kW; EAST MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSEN (1150 AM; 10 kW; SHELBY, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGVO (1290 AM; 5 kW; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Woods Bay:

  • KSIL (100.7 FM; WALLACE, ID; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KALS (97.1 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KALISPELL CHRISTIAN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KDBR (106.3 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQRK (92.3 FM; RONAN, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZMN (103.9 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KKMT (95.9 FM; COLUMBIA FALLS, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBBZ (98.5 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPLG (91.5 FM; PLAINS, MT; Owner: YOUR NETWORK OF PRAISE, INC.)
  • KUKL (89.9 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA)
  • KGGL (93.3 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KYSS-FM (94.9 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUFM (89.1 FM; MISSOULA, MT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA)
  • K204CJ (88.7 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC.)
  • K208DI (89.5 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K259AD (99.7 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE B/C INC.)
  • K216BE (91.1 FM; FERNDALE, ETC., MT; Owner: SWAN HILL T.V. INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Woods Bay:

  • K05EE (Channel 5; BIG ARM, ETC., MT; Owner: BLACKTAIL TV TAX DISTRICT)
  • K07EN (Channel 7; SOMERS, MT; Owner: BLACKTAIL TV TAX DISTRICT)
  • K48EO (Channel 48; SOMERS-LAKESIDE, MT; Owner: BLACKTAIL TV TAX DISTRICT)
  • K59BW (Channel 59; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • KCFW-TV (Channel 9; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: EAGLE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K26DD (Channel 26; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K12LO (Channel 12; FERNDALE, ETC., MT; Owner: SWAN HILL TV INC.)
  • K06EL (Channel 6; FERNDALE, ETC., MT; Owner: SWAN HILL TV, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • $1,440,000Total costs
  • 100Total average daily traffic
  • 3Total average daily truck traffic
  • 120Total future (year 2024) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • WOODS BAY WELL FIELD, Across From 33016 Walnut Drive (Lat: 48.001389 Lon: -114.055556), Type: Pole, Structure height: 4.3 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQKG666
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.362 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/12/2009, Expiration Date: 05/12/2019, Certifier: Anita Miller
    Registrant: Siemens, 1239 Willow Lake Boulevard, Vadnais Heights, MN 55110, Phone: (651) 766-2700, Fax: (651) 766-2701, Email:

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