Clark Canyon-Horse Prairie, Montana

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Population in July 2007: 434.
Males: 232  (53.7%)
Females: 202  (46.3%)
Median resident age:

35.2 years
Montana median age:

37.5 years

Zip code: 59725

Estimated median household income in 2019: $38,341 (it was $24,722 in 2000)
Clark Canyon-Horse Prairie:

$38,341
MT:

$57,153

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,487 (it was $10,234 in 2000)

Clark Canyon-Horse Prairie CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $349,973 (it was $127,500 in 2000)
Clark Canyon-Horse Prairie:

$349,973
MT:

$253,600
March 2019 cost of living index in Clark Canyon-Horse Prairie: 106.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Clark Canyon-Horse Prairie, MT (2000)
    • 41692.2%White alone
    • 286.2%Hispanic
    • 51.1%American Indian alone
    • 20.4%Other race alone

Races in Clark Canyon-Horse Prairie detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 1248.7 square miles.

Population density: 0.3 people per square mile   (very low).

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Clark Canyon-Horse Prairie CCD:

0.5% ($650)
Montana:

1.3% ($1,212)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Idaho Falls, ID (114.0 miles , pop. 50,730).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (465.6 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (792.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Leadore, ID (4.8 miles),
Dillon, MT (5.3 miles ),
Lima, MT (5.7 miles ),
Salmon, ID (6.5 miles ),
Lima-Centennial Valley, MT (6.6 miles ),
Patterson, ID (6.6 miles ),
Big Hole Basin, MT (6.8 miles ),
Wisdom, MT (7.0 miles)

Latitude: 44.96 N, Longitude: 113.08 W

Distribution of median household income in Clark Canyon-Horse Prairie, MT in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.1%
Montana:

4.3%
Most common industries in Clark Canyon-Horse Prairie, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (59.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.6%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (3.1%)
  • Farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (2.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (71.1%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.7%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
  • Construction (1.6%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (1.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (37.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.6%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (6.3%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Clark Canyon-Horse Prairie, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (31.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (25.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (43.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (27.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (2.3%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (1.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (21.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (10.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.8%)
  • Cashiers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)

Average climate in Clark Canyon-Horse Prairie, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Clark Canyon-Horse Prairie-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 1124% 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 122.3 miles away from Clark Canyon-Horse Prairie 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 70.4 miles away from Clark Canyon-Horse Prairie center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 105.6 miles away from Clark Canyon-Horse Prairie center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 381.1 miles away from the city 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 116.8 miles away from Clark Canyon-Horse Prairie center
On 8/22/1984 at 09:46:30, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 53.3 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 Beaverhead County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clark Canyon-Horse Prairie:

  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 102 miles; Rexburg, ID; Full-time enrollment: 30,522)
  • Montana State University (about 111 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • The University of Montana (about 139 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)
  • Idaho State University (about 149 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 179 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 5,051)
  • Boise State University (about 181 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 16,774)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 194 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 6,300)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Clark Canyon-Horse Prairie: McMenomey Ranch (A), Bannack Bench Windmill (B), Bloody Dick Guard Station (C), Mansfield Cow Camp (D), Briggs Ranch (E), Keystone Drift Fence (F), Cross Ranch (G), Peterson Ranch (H), Pierce Ranch (I), Sacajawea Memorial Camp (J), Selway Ranch (K), Henneberry Ranch (L), High Bridge Fishing Access Site (M), Henneberry Fishing Access Site (N), Donovan Ranch (O), Christensen Ranch (P), Hansen Ranch (Q), LC Cow Camp (R), Kidd (S), Horse Prairie Guard Station (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Lovells Lake (A), Dad Creek Lake (B), Selway Lake (C), Poison Lakes (D), Lake Canyon Lake (E), Harrison Lake (F), Horseshoe Lake (G), Goldstone Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Browns Creek (A), Trail Creek (B), Alkali Creek (C), Noble Creek (D), Anton Creek (E), Barrett Creek (F), Bear Creek (G), Bill Hill Creek (H), Black Canyon Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Clark Canyon-Horse Prairie include: Clark Canyon Reservoir Recreational Area (1), Bannack State Park (2), Old Trail to the Gold Diggins Historical Marker (3), Dell Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaverhead 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:

2.4 people
Montana:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

66.0%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.4%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

29.5%
Whole state:

14.6%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

14.3%
Whole state:

5.8%

For population 15 years and over in Clark Canyon-Horse Prairie:

Marital status in Clark Canyon-Horse Prairie, MT
  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 70.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 5.1%

For population 25 years and over in Clark Canyon-Horse Prairie:

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Montana average:

10.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Clark Canyon-Horse Prairie, MT (based on Beaverhead County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other1,0525
Evangelical Protestant91110
Catholic6503
Mainline Protestant3325
None6,301-
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: 3
Beaverhead County:

3.41 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

5.68 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

18.17 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

8.4%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Beaverhead County:

23.0%
Montana:

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

7.6%
State:

10.7%

6.12% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,379 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
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 Gallatin County, MT  0.76% ($29,852 average AGI)
to Missoula County, MT  0.59% ($41,905)
to Silver Bow County, MT  0.59% ($36,190)

Strongest AM radio stations in Clark Canyon-Horse Prairie:

  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBOW (550 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDBM (1490 AM; 1 kW; DILLON, MT; Owner: DEAD-AIR BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KXTL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BUTTE, MT; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KID (590 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSRA (960 AM; 1 kW; SALMON, ID; Owner: SALMON RIVER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clark Canyon-Horse Prairie:

  • K204CC (88.7 FM; CHALLIS, ETC., ID; Owner: CHALLIS MISSION CHURCH)
  • KBEV-FM (98.3 FM; DILLON, MT; Owner: DEAD-AIR BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clark Canyon-Horse Prairie, MT
  • 48.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 25.8%Wood
  • 11.2%Electricity
  • 7.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.5%Other fuel
  • 2.2%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clark Canyon-Horse Prairie, MT
  • 40.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 24.0%Electricity
  • 24.0%Wood
  • 9.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.7%Utility gas


Clark Canyon-Horse Prairie compared to Montana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below 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 significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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