Zortman, Montana

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Population in 2010: 69.
Males: 26  (38.5%)
Females: 43  (61.5%)
Median resident age:

59.8 years
Montana median age:

40.0 years

Zip code: 59546

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,399
Zortman:

$46,399
MT:

$53,386

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,837

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $136,414
Zortman:

$136,414
MT:

$231,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $202,347; detached houses: $215,852; townhouses or other attached units: $309,282; mobile homes: $67,730
March 2019 cost of living index in Zortman: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.0%
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  • Races in Zortman, MT (2010)
    • 5173.9%White alone
    • 1318.8%American Indian alone
    • 57.2%Two or more races
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Ancestries: Dutch (55.6%), Finnish (44.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4018 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Great Falls, MT (131.6 miles , pop. 56,690).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (583.4 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (1012.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Lodge Pole, MT (2.8 miles ),
Hays, MT (3.0 miles ),
Fort Belknap, MT (4.7 miles ),
Dodson, MT (6.0 miles),
Fort Belknap Agency, MT (6.3 miles ),
Roy, MT (6.3 miles ),
Malta, MT (6.5 miles ),
Harlem, MT (6.6 miles )

Latitude: 47.92 N, Longitude: 108.53 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

Distribution of median household income in Zortman, MT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Zortman, MT in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Montana:

4.2%

Earthquake activity:

Zortman-area historical earthquake activity is below Montana state average. It is 9% 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 253.2 miles away from Zortman 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 367.1 miles away from the city 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 248.0 miles away from Zortman 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 259.4 miles away from Zortman center
On 8/22/1984 at 09:46:30, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 351.4 miles away from Zortman center
On 10/29/1983 at 23:29:11, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 362.1 miles away from Zortman 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 Phillips 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 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Airports located in Zortman:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Zortman:

  • Montana State University-Billings (about 147 miles; Billings, MT; Full-time enrollment: 4,319)
  • Montana State University (about 197 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • Sheridan College (about 231 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • The University of Montana (about 266 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 325 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Black Hills State University (about 325 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Minot State University (about 335 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Zortman: Camp Creek Campground (A), Phillips County Fire Company Zortman Station (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Zortman: Saint Joseph Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Zortman Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Phillips 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 Zortman and their reported violations in the past:

PHILLIPS COUNTY ZORTMAN WATER AND SEWER (Population served: 169, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-19-2013 to AUG-19-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-25-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-22-2011 to AUG-22-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-20-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from MAY-20-2009 to MAY-20-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-07-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-12-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-12-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-19-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-19-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-29-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-16-2008)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
CAMP CREEK WUA INC (Population served: 50, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-15-2012)
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.0 people
Montana:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

51.4%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

14.3%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Zortman:

Marital status in Zortman, MT
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 70.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 29.3%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Zortman:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.6
Montana average:

10.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Zortman, MT (based on Phillips County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7636
Catholic6555
Evangelical Protestant59811
Other1402
None2,097-
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: 2
Phillips County:

5.08 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Phillips County:

7.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Phillips County:

10.17 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Phillips County:

8.8%
State:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.1%
Montana:

23.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.0%
State:

10.7%

2.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($29,273 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.72%
Montana average:

7.25%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Zortman:

  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KMON (560 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSEN (1150 AM; 10 kW; SHELBY, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOJM (610 AM; 1 kW; HAVRE, MT; Owner: NEW MEDIA BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KURL (730 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: ELENBAAS MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGHL (790 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Zortman:

  • KGVA (88.1 FM; FORT BELKNAP AGENCY, MT; Owner: FORT BELKNAP COLLEGE)
  • KXEI (95.1 FM; HAVRE, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Zortman:

  • K46BX (Channel 46; PHILLIPS COUNTY, MT; Owner: PHILLIPS COUNTY TV TRANSLATOR DIST.)
  • K53CP (Channel 53; PHILLIPS COUNTY, MT; Owner: PHILLIPS COUNTY TV TRANSLATOR DIST.)
  • K20BP (Channel 20; PHILLIPS COUNTY, MT; Owner: PHILLIPS COUNTY TV TRANSLATOR DIST.)

Zortman fatal accident list:

Dec 26, 2011 08:20 PM, Bear Gulch Road, Lat: 47.910572, Lon: -108.499908, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Antoine Butte, 2 1/2 Miles Nw Of Zortman (Lat: 47.934167 Lon: -108.573889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 20.4 m, Call Sign: KNKQ439, Licensee ID: L00013463
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 01/24/2017, Expiration Date: 01/29/2027Registrant: Triangle Communication System, Inc.

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Antonine Butte 3 Mi Nw Of Zortman Mt (Lat: 47.935000 Lon: -108.575694), Call Sign: WNDV384,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.190 MHz, Grant Date: 07/07/2015, Expiration Date: 10/03/2025, Registrant: Reg 4 Fcca, 1104 1st Street, Steilacoom, WA 98388, Phone: (253) 831-3017
  • Lat: 47.916944 Lon: -108.568472, Call Sign: WQES901, Licensee ID: L00307302,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.125 MHz, 456.125 MHz, Grant Date: 04/06/2006, Expiration Date: 04/06/2016, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2013, Certifier: Jeanne Barnard, Registrant: Big Flat Electric Coop, 333 S 7 E, Malta, MT 59538, Phone: (406) 654-2040, Fax: (406) 654-2292, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ANTOINE BTTE, 2.5 Mi. Wnw Of Zortman (Lat: 47.932167 Lon: -108.577389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQGT407,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, Grant Date: 02/14/2017, Expiration Date: 04/11/2027, Certifier: Dale Osborne, Registrant: Montana Highway Patrol, 2550 Prospect Ave, Helena, MT 59620-1419, Phone: (406) 444-3780, Email:
  • Zortman, 1594 Ore Street (Lat: 47.934250 Lon: -108.573889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 20.1 m, Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WQWG469,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/14/2015, Expiration Date: 08/14/2025, Certifier: Tim Nixdorf, Registrant: Airway Technologies, 2205 Global Way, Hebron, KY 41048, Phone: (859) 689-6139, Fax: (859) 689-0229, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Antoine Butte, 2.6 Miles Wnw Of Zortman (Lat: 47.934417 Lon: -108.574028), Call Sign: KUD209, Licensee ID: L00006216,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.210 MHz, 459.075 MHz, Expiration Date: 04/01/1999, Cancellation Date: 06/05/1999, Registrant: Everett F. Tyrrel Dba: Havre Answering Service, Havre, MT 59501

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC7EGA, Grant Date: 07/15/1994, Expiration Date: 07/15/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2006, Registrant: Jesse H White, Zortman, MT 59546

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1647F , Serial Number: 17255042, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 09/15/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 10/26/2016
    Registrant (Partnership): Family Partnership Robinson, Po Box 223, Zortman, MT 59546
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 91376 , Serial Number: 18261990, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 05/03/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 01/09/2019
    Registrant (Corporation): 9-Six Inc, 1842 Dry Fork Rd, Zortman, MT 59546

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Zortman, MT
  • 50.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 50.0%Wood


Zortman compared to Montana state average:

  • Median house value 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting 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 significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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