Woods Bay, Montana

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Population in 2010: 661.
Population change since 2000: -11.6%
Males: 347  (52.5%)
Females: 314  (47.5%)
Median resident age:

61.1 years
Montana median age:

40.0 years

Zip codes: 59911.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,114 (it was $31,000 in 2000)
Woods Bay:

$50,114
MT:

$53,386

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,096 (it was $15,792 in 2000)

Woods Bay CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $324,737 (it was $134,500 in 2000)
Woods Bay:

$324,737
MT:

$231,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $351,691; detached houses: $429,246; mobile homes: $62,378

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,146.

March 2019 cost of living index in Woods Bay: 93.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.0%
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  • Races in Woods Bay, MT (2010)
    • 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

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Ancestries: Norwegian (18.4%), German (15.0%), English (9.6%), Polish (7.4%), French (6.9%), Italian (6.9%).

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, Montana map

11 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.3%
Montana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,125 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,355 (0.5%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Woods Bay, MT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Woods Bay, MT in 2017
Woods Bay satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Montana:

4.2%
Most common industries in Woods Bay, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (13.1%)
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Sporting goods, camera, hobby & toy stores (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.7%)
  • Public administration (12.2%)
  • Sporting goods, camera, hobby & toy stores (11.7%)
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.3%)
  • Public administration (14.5%)
  • Health care (14.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Personal & laundry services (7.6%)
Most common occupations in Woods Bay, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (13.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (10.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.2%)
  • Cashiers (9.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.3%)

Average climate in Woods Bay, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 49.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

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

City:

0.323
U.S.:

0.267
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 8.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.13
U.S.:

8.46

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 the city 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 Woods Bay 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 Woods Bay 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 (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Flood: 1, 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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Woods Bay:

Marital status in Woods Bay, MT
  • Never married: 16.4%
  • Now married: 73.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.7%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

For population 25 years and over in Woods Bay:

  • High school or higher: 98.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Montana average:

10.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Woods Bay, MT (based on Lake County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

3.52 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

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.
Montana:

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

9.51 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

8.5%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.9%
Montana:

23.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lake County:

14.6%
Montana:

10.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.8%
Montana:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.7%
State:

48.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.7
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.4%
Montana:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Woods Bay:

18.2%
State:

9.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Woods Bay:

6.9
Montana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Woods Bay:

42.7%
State:

35.3%

General health condition:
Woods Bay:

54.6%
Montana:

57.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Woods Bay:

77.7%
Montana:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Woods Bay, MT Residents

7.76% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,860 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.76%
Montana average:

7.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Flathead County, MT  1.10% ($49,777 average AGI)
from Missoula County, MT  1.04% ($34,311)
from Sanders County, MT  0.26% ($24,963)


6.67% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,789 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
Montana average:

6.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Flathead County, MT  1.22% ($43,285 average AGI)
to Missoula County, MT  1.22% ($31,805)
to Ravalli County, MT  0.27% ($26,148)

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.)

Woods Bay fatal accident list:

Sep 23, 2006 02:42 AM, Sr-35, Lat: 48.004470, Lon: -114.052040, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 11, 2002 02:30 AM, Sr-35, Lat: 48.001881, Lon: -114.050604, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.5mTotal length
  • $144,000Total costs
  • 100Total average daily traffic
  • 120Total future (year 2024) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast 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: 03/26/2019, Expiration Date: 05/12/2029, Certifier: Mark Langlou, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WOODS BAY, 14550 Sylvan Dr (Lat: 48.008556 Lon: -114.060778), Type: Mast, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 48.7 m, Call Sign: WQVB384,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6595.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/15/2014, Expiration Date: 12/15/2024, Certifier: Steven A Regitz, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Woods Bay, MT
  • 49.8%Utility gas
  • 42.8%Electricity
  • 7.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Woods Bay, MT
  • 55.6%Electricity
  • 25.9%Utility gas
  • 18.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Woods Bay compared to Montana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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