Biddle, Montana

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Population in 2010: 41.
Males: 18  (45.8%)
Females: 23  (54.2%)
Median resident age:

48.2 years
Montana median age:

40.5 years

Zip codes: 59314, 59317.

Biddle Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2019: $56,588
Biddle:

$56,588
MT:

$57,153

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $33,613

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $156,823
Biddle:

$156,823
MT:

$253,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $213,310; detached houses: $212,293
March 2019 cost of living index in Biddle: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.3%
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According to our research of Montana and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Biddle, Montana as of May 17, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Biddle is 29 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (90.9%), English (6.1%), Italian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3332 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (125.7 miles , pop. 59,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (361.8 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (877.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

East Powder River, MT (3.1 miles ),
Broadus, MT (4.9 miles ),
Otter, MT (6.2 miles ),
Little Missouri, MT (6.6 miles ),
Alzada, MT (6.7 miles),
Hulett, WY (6.8 miles ),
Arvada, WY (7.0 miles),
Gillette, WY (7.6 miles )

Latitude: 45.10 N, Longitude: 105.34 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

Distribution of median household income in Biddle, MT in 2019
Distribution of house value in Biddle, MT in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.4%
Montana:

4.3%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.3. This is about average.

City:

63.3
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.938. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.938
U.S.:

5.558
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.37. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.37
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Biddle-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 341% 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 263.4 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 422.7 miles away from Biddle 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 266.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 66.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 67.5 miles away from Biddle center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 187.4 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 Powder River County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Biddle:

  • Sheridan College (about 82 miles; Sheridan, WY; Full-time enrollment: 2,070)
  • Black Hills State University (about 84 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (about 127 miles; Rapid City, SD; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Montana State University-Billings (about 162 miles; Billings, MT; FT enrollment: 4,319)
  • Casper College (about 165 miles; Casper, WY; FT enrollment: 2,770)
  • Chadron State College (about 196 miles; Chadron, NE; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • University of Mary (about 248 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)

Public elementary/middle school in Biddle:

  • BIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 9, Location: HWY 59 N IN BIDDLE, Grades: PK-8)
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Notable location: Biddle Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Wright Creek (A), Badger Creek (B), Blacktail Creek (C), Myrtle Creek (D), Deep Creek (E), Hay Creek (F), Williams Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Powder River 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:

2.7 people
Montana:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

80.0%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

0.0%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Biddle:

Marital status in Biddle, MT
  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 48.8%
  • Separated: 11.8%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 21.8%

For population 25 years and over in Biddle:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 1.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.9
Montana average:

9.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Biddle, MT (based on Powder River County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3751
Mainline Protestant1772
Evangelical Protestant733
Other331
None1,085-
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: 1
Powder River County:

5.89 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Powder River County:

11.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

11.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Powder River County:

21.8%
Montana:

23.1%

Strongest AM radio stations in Biddle:

  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KIML (1270 AM; 5 kW; GILLETTE, WY; Owner: GILLETTE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KROE (930 AM; 5 kW; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: LOVCOM, INC.)
  • KKLS (920 AM; 10 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KWYO (1410 AM; 5 kW; SHERIDAN, WY; Owner: KWYO AM, LLC)
  • KDSJ (980 AM; 5 kW; DEADWOOD, SD; Owner: GOLDRUSH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Biddle:

  • K220FL (91.9 FM; BROADUS, MT; Owner: MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BILLINGS)

Biddle fatal accident list:

Dec 11, 2006 08:30 PM, Sr-59, Lat: 45.117380, Lon: -105.337750, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 29, 2001 01:00 AM, Sr-59, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.5mTotal length
  • 230Total average daily traffic
  • 10Total average daily truck traffic
  • 239Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic


FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 172SZ , Serial Number: 17265508, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 06/25/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 01/30/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Terry Powell, 18 Garst Rd, Biddle, MT 59314
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 7GCBC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 36774 , Serial Number: 594-73, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 09/24/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 02/02/2012
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David B Mader, 53 Bay Horse Rd, Biddle, MT 59314, Other Owners: Richard D Mader
  • Aircraft: LEE THOMAS M KITFOX II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 815TL , Serial Number: 430, Airworthiness Date: 10/13/1994, Certificate Issue Date: 08/16/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Matthew J Hubbard, #4 Three Bear Ranch Rd, Biddle, MT 59314
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 11/07/2013

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Biddle, MT
  • 62.5%Electricity
  • 37.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Biddle, MT
  • 77.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 22.2%Electricity


Biddle 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 significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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