Libby, Montana

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Population in 2022: 3,097 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +17.9%
 
Males: 1,511  (48.8%)
Females: 1,586  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

50.0 years
Montana median age:

40.2 years

Zip codes: 59923.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $37,080 (it was $24,276 in 2000)
Libby:

$37,080
MT:

$67,631

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $26,019 (it was $13,090 in 2000)

Libby city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $230,004 (it was $63,200 in 2000)
Libby:

$230,004
MT:

$366,400

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $246,523; detached houses: $263,104; mobile homes: $56,209

Median gross rent in 2022: $633.

March 2022 cost of living index in Libby: 88.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 29.2%
(26.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 79.1% for American Indian residents, 25.5% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Libby, MT (2022)
    • 2,53286.2%White alone
    • 2097.1%Two or more races
    • 1515.1%American Indian alone
    • 281.0%Hispanic
    • 90.3%Asian alone
    • 40.1%Black alone

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



According to our research of Montana and other state lists, there were 40 registered sex offenders living in Libby, Montana as of April 18, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Libby is 68 to 1.


Crime rates in Libby by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.1)
1
(36.4)
1
(35.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(65.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(34.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(239.3)
13
(494.7)
7
(264.1)
5
(190.1)
6
(222.0)
4
(147.9)
6
(225.6)
8
(302.3)
8
(298.1)
2
(74.1)
3
(109.1)
2
(71.5)
3
(104.6)
8
(261.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(68.4)
10
(380.5)
14
(528.1)
7
(266.2)
9
(333.0)
7
(258.9)
7
(263.3)
6
(226.8)
3
(111.8)
6
(222.4)
5
(181.8)
2
(71.5)
1
(34.9)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
47
(1,607)
92
(3,501)
86
(3,244)
55
(2,091)
48
(1,776)
74
(2,737)
94
(3,535)
89
(3,364)
66
(2,459)
76
(2,817)
58
(2,109)
45
(1,609)
18
(627.8)
37
(1,211)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(76.1)
2
(75.4)
3
(114.1)
2
(74.0)
1
(37.0)
4
(150.4)
4
(151.2)
1
(37.3)
1
(37.1)
1
(36.4)
2
(71.5)
1
(34.9)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(74.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.1)
1
(36.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.9)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index127.2302.1225.6149.4144.7160.1217.0223.0168.8175.7150.9128.751.3163.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Libby, MT

Crime rate in Libby detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 6 (6 officers - 6 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
Montana average:

1.96
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Ancestries: German (18.3%), American (14.7%), English (11.0%), European (10.9%), Norwegian (4.7%), Italian (3.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2062 feet

Land area: 1.27 square miles.

Population density: 2,432 people per square mile   (low).

Libby, Montana map

43 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Montana:

2.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,317 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,252 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane Valley, WA (92.3 miles , pop. 89,755).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (310.5 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (999.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

White Haven, MT (1.9 miles ),
Pioneer Junction, MT (2.0 miles ),
Troy, MT (4.0 miles ),
Sylvanite, MT (5.2 miles),
Happys Inn, MT (5.3 miles),
Noxon, MT (5.4 miles ),
Heron, MT (5.4 miles),
Yaak, MT (5.6 miles )

Latitude: 48.39 N, Longitude: 115.55 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,364 (+46.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 838 (71.0%)

Area code: 406

Distribution of median household income in Libby, MT in 2022
Distribution of house value in Libby, MT in 2022
Libby satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 10 buildings, average cost: $157,400
  • 2021: 9 buildings, average cost: $157,400
  • 2020: 7 buildings, average cost: $157,400
  • 2019: 9 buildings, average cost: $81,400
  • 2018: 7 buildings, average cost: $109,100
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $98,600
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $79,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $177,700
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $89,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $118,200
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,500
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $13,300
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $80,400
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $42,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Libby, MT residents
Average permit cost in Libby, MT
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

6.4%
Montana:

3.8%
Historical population in Libby, MT
Historical housing units in Libby, MT
Most common industries in Libby, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.4%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Wood products (7.7%)
  • Social assistance (6.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.8%)
  • Wood products (12.2%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (17.8%)
  • Health care (14.3%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Social assistance (10.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Libby, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.0%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)

Average climate in Libby, Montana

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Libby, Montana environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 81.3. This is about average.

City:

81.3
U.S.:

72.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 16.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.1
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 12.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

8.1

Earthquake activity:

Libby-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 753% 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 352.5 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 309.7 miles away from Libby 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 332.0 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 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 272.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW) earthquake occurred 338.8 miles away from Libby center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 MD, Depth: 32.2 mi) earthquake occurred 344.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Libby topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Libby:

  • ST JOHN'S LUTHERAN HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 350 LOUISIANA AVE)
  • LIBBY CARE CENTER (308 E THIRD ST)
  • DCI LIBBY (308 LOUISIANA AVE SUITE 2)
  • ST JOHNS LUTHERAN HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (313 MONTANA AVE)

Airports located in Libby:

Amtrak station:

LIBBY (100 MINERAL AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Libby:

  • North Idaho College (about 76 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; Full-time enrollment: 4,684)
  • Whitworth University (about 97 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Spokane Community College (about 98 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Gonzaga University (about 99 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 102 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 113 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • The University of Montana (about 129 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)

Public high school in Libby:

  • LIBBY HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 150 EDUCATION WAY, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Libby:

Private elementary/middle schools in Libby:

  • KOOTENAI VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 94, Location: 1024 MONTANA AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • LIBBY ADVENTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 12, Location: 206 AIRFIELD RD, Grades: 2-8)
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Library in Libby:

  • LINCOLN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES (Operating income: $339,280; Location: 220 WEST 6TH STREET; 42,222 books; 1,837 audio materials; 3,793 video materials; 56 state licensed databases; 129 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Kootenai Valley Christian School is now located at 1024 Montana Avenue in Libby, Montana. Also, there is a new radio station, KGRZ at 105.3 FM.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Libby: Firemans Park Campground (A), Kootenai Forest Service Headquarters (B), Montana Highway Patrol Libby Detachment (C), Libby Police Department (D), Libby Volunteer Fire Department Lincoln County Rural Fire District Station 1 (E), Lincoln County Courthouse (F), Lincoln County Sheriff's Department (G), Memorial Gym (H), Lincoln Building (I), Libby County Public Library (J), Libby Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (K), Libby Volunteer Ambulance Service (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Libby include: Saint Joseph Catholic Church (A), Assembly of God Church (B), Christian Church (C), Church of God (D), Four Square Church (E), Saint John Lutheran Church (F), First United Methodist Church (G), Libby Church of Christ (H), By Gods Grace Baptist Independent Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Libby include: Pioneer Park (1), Skateboard Park (2), Firemans Park (3), Montway Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Heritage Museum (1367 Highway 2 South), Adamson Studio (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; P.O. Box 1264).

Hotels: Caboose Motel (714 US Highway 2 West), Super 8 Motel (448 US Highway 2 West), Evergreen Motel (808 Mineral Avenue), Venture Motor Inn & Restaurant (443 US Highway 2 West), Sandman Motel (688 US Highway 2 West), Kootenai Angler (115 West 2nd Street), Wheat Grass Motel (803 Idaho Avenue), Mountain Magic Motel (919 Mineral Ave).

Court: Libby City - City Court (952 East Spruce Street).

Birthplace of: Keith Tower - Basketball player.

Lincoln 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 Libby and their reported violations in the past:

LIBBY CITY OF (Population served: 4,477, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUN-2013. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-19-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2013. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-18-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-18-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2013. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-19-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUN-18-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-18-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-18-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In APR-2013. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-19-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAY-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-23-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAR-2013. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-19-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-19-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In FEB-2013. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-19-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAR-14-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-14-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-20-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2013)
  • 3 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAR-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-22-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-23-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2014)
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAR-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-22-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-23-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2014)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-11-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-29-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-29-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-29-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-29-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2007)
  • 22 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
TURNER MOUNTAIN SKI AREA (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PINEWOOD VILLAGE (Population served: 160, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from SEP-17-2009 to SEP-17-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-27-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-27-2009 to AUG-27-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from DEC-16-2005 to DEC-16-2005), St Public Notif requested (DEC-16-2005), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-09-2009 to MAY-07-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In JUN-10-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2013)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-22-2011)
  • One regular monitoring violation
EMKAYAN VILLAGE CO WATER AND SEWER DIST (Population served: 160, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-29-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JAN-29-2014 to JAN-29-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-12-2014), St Public Notif received (FEB-20-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from OCT-15-2012 to OCT-15-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from OCT-11-2012 to OCT-11-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-01-2011 to AUG-01-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-02-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-10-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from NOV-10-2010 to NOV-10-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from NOV-06-2009 to NOV-06-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2010)
  • 5 other older health violations
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), St Compliance achieved (FEB-03-2014)
HIGH COUNTRY PARK (Population served: 76, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-11-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2007)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
RED DOG SALOON AND PIZZA (Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
RIVER BEND (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUL-22-2011 to JUL-22-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUL-07-2011 to JUL-07-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-07-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
YOUNG GUNS PIZZA (Population served: 33, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-17-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from OCT-17-2013 to OCT-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-21-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-18-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-18-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-11-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from MAY-11-2011 to MAY-11-2011), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-20-2011 to JUL-25-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUL-27-2006 to JUL-27-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-06-2007 to DEC-29-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 15 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
Montana:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

51.7%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.1%
Whole state:

6.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Libby in 2010:

  • 65 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 16 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Libby in 2000:

  • 83 people in nursing homes
  • 25 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Libby (2011 data):

  • Glacier Bank: - Libby at 615 California Avenue, branch established on 1955/07/15. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $1,375.7 mil, Deposits: $807.5 mil, headquarters in Kalispell, MT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: Glacier Bancorp, Inc.
  • First Montana Bank, Inc.: at 504 Mineral Avenue, branch established on 1913/01/01. Info updated 2010/01/27: Bank assets: $295.7 mil, Deposits: $243.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: First National Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Libby:

Marital status in Libby, MT
  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

For population 25 years and over in Libby:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 15.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 6.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Montana average:

10.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Libby
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Libby, MT (based on Lincoln County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,75028
Mainline Protestant1,0659
Other9976
Catholic6503
None13,225-
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: 5
Lincoln County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
This county:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

9.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.3%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

22.6%
Montana:

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

5.8%
State:

10.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Libby:

47.5%
Montana:

51.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.7%
Montana:

50.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Libby:

21.3%
State:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.0%
Montana:

9.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Libby:

6.9
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Libby:

34.5%
Montana:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

51.1%
State:

58.6%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

73.9%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Libby, MT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 12$42,612$42,6122$1,107
Police Protection - Officers 6$26,881$53,7621$133
Water Supply 6$34,587$69,1740$0
Streets and Highways 4$13,906$41,7180$0
Financial Administration 4$15,157$45,4710$0
Sewerage 3$20,327$81,3080$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 2$1,107
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$3,129
Firefighters 0$0 23$2,148
Totals for Government 35$153,470$52,61835$7,624

Libby government finances - Expenditure in 2021 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $936,000 ($302.23)
    Water Utilities: $924,000 ($298.35)
    Sewerage: $505,000 ($163.06)
    Regular Highways: $453,000 ($146.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $131,000 ($42.30)
    General - Other: $69,000 ($22.28)
    Central Staff Services: $60,000 ($19.37)
    Financial Administration: $57,000 ($18.40)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $54,000 ($17.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000 ($13.56)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $34,000 ($10.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $72,000 ($23.25)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $58,000 ($18.73)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,563,000 ($504.68)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $210,000 ($67.81)

Libby government finances - Revenue in 2021 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $702,000 ($226.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($2.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.32)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $355,000 ($114.63)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $97,000 ($31.32)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $77,000 ($24.86)
    Fines and Forfeits: $47,000 ($15.18)
    Interest Earnings: $33,000 ($10.66)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,567,000 ($505.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $730,000 ($235.71)
    General Local Government Support: $615,000 ($198.58)
  • Tax - Property: $480,000 ($154.99)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $71,000 ($22.93)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $6,000 ($1.94)

Libby government finances - Debt in 2021 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,096,000 ($3259.93)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,751,000 ($3148.53)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $352,000 ($113.66)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,000 ($2.26)

Libby government finances - Cash and Securities in 2021 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,877,000 ($2543.43)
Businesses in Libby, MT
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike2
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rodeway Inn1
FedEx2Sears1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets3UPS3
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Libby:

  • KLCB (1230 AM; 1 kW; LIBBY, MT; Owner: LINCOLN COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJJR (880 AM; 10 kW; WHITEFISH, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KGEZ (600 AM; 5 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: SKYLINE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KQNT (590 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Libby:

  • KIBX (92.1 FM; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KTNY (101.7 FM; LIBBY, MT; Owner: LINCOLN COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KPND (95.3 FM; SANDPOINT, ID; Owner: BLUE SKY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KPLG (91.5 FM; PLAINS, MT; Owner: YOUR NETWORK OF PRAISE, INC.)
  • KBBZ (98.5 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKMT (95.9 FM; COLUMBIA FALLS, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDBR (106.3 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: BEE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KALS (97.1 FM; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KALISPELL CHRISTIAN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTWD (97.5 FM; WALLACE, ID; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • K211AB (90.1 FM; LIBBY, MT; Owner: KOOTENAI CHRISTIAN B/CING ASSOC.)

TV broadcast stations around Libby:

  • K59BW (Channel 59; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K05EE (Channel 5; BIG ARM, ETC., MT; Owner: BLACKTAIL TV TAX DISTRICT)
  • K68AS (Channel 68; LIBBY, MT; Owner: LIBBY VIDEO CLUB)
  • K60EA (Channel 60; LIBBY, MT; Owner: LIBBY VIDEO CLUB)
  • K62DL (Channel 62; LIBBY, MT; Owner: LIBBY VIDEO CLUB)
  • K64DL (Channel 64; LIBBY, MT; Owner: LIBBY VIDEO CLUB)
  • K66DR (Channel 66; LIBBY, MT; Owner: LIBBY VIDEO CLUB)
  • K11MF (Channel 11; QUARTZ CREEK, ETC., MT; Owner: LIBBY VIDEO CLUB)
  • K10LL (Channel 10; PIPE CREEK, ETC., MT; Owner: LIBBY VIDEO CLUB, INC.)
  • K13MY (Channel 13; QUARTZ CREEK, ETC., MT; Owner: LIBBY VIDEO CLUB)
Libby fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021

Libby fatal accident list:

Aug 9, 2018 05:09 PM, Us-2, Idaho Ave, Lat: 48.389281, Lon: -115.558203, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 4, 1982 12:15 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 210ft / 63.6mTotal length
  • $2,333,000Total costs
  • 30,453Total average daily traffic
  • 502Total average daily truck traffic
  • 31,992Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Libby, MT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Libby, MT
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Libby)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Libby, MT)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 123 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Libby)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Libby)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 49. The highest number of fire incidents - 107 took place in 2007, and the least - 24 in 2018. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Libby, MT When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (43.1%), and Outside Fires (40.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Libby, MT
    • 35943.1%Structure Fires
    • 33740.5%Outside Fires
    • 10813.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 293.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Libby, MT

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Libby, Montana:

  • Rodeway Inn Libby, 448 Hwy 2 W, Libby, Montana 59923 , Phone: (406) 293-2771, Fax: (406) 293-9871
  • Sandman Motel LLC, 31901 Us Hwy 2, Libby, Montana 59923 , Phone: (406) 293-8831, Fax: (406) 293-3720
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Libby, Montana
Most common first names in Libby, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5972.8 years
Robert5871.1 years
William5874.1 years
James5073.6 years
George4975.9 years
Mary4879.7 years
Charles4069.7 years
Donald3671.2 years
Helen2479.3 years
Dorothy2479.1 years
Most common last names in Libby, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3469.6 years
Johnson2769.1 years
Nelson2670.2 years
Anderson2272.4 years
Miller1976.5 years
Baker1878.4 years
Williams1674.8 years
Brown1678.7 years
Olson1574.5 years
Spencer1379.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Libby, MT
  • 65.8%Electricity
  • 10.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.8%Wood
  • 6.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.2%Utility gas
  • 3.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Libby, MT
  • 90.4%Electricity
  • 5.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood


Libby compared to Montana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Libby on our top lists:

  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Australia (population 500+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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