North McCone, Montana

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Population in July 2007: 633.
Males: 326  (51.6%)
Females: 307  (48.4%)
Median resident age:

44.1 years
Montana median age:

37.5 years

Zip code: 59201

Estimated median household income in 2019: $56,512 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
North McCone:

$56,512
MT:

$57,153

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,165 (it was $16,683 in 2000)

North McCone CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $154,490 (it was $55,800 in 2000)
North McCone:

$154,490
MT:

$253,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $240,556; detached houses: $249,591; townhouses or other attached units: $238,645; mobile homes: $96,109
March 2019 cost of living index in North McCone: 91.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in North McCone, MT (2000)
    • 68694.6%White alone
    • 152.1%American Indian alone
    • 91.2%Two or more races
    • 81.1%Hispanic
    • 60.8%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Black alone

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

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Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 1462.6 square miles.

Population density: 0.4 people per square mile   (very low).

North McCone, Montana map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
North McCone CCD:

0.9% ($517)
Montana:

1.3% ($1,212)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Billings, MT (192.7 miles , pop. 89,847).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (555.9 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (981.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Frazer, MT (3.8 miles ),
Wolf Point, MT (4.2 miles ),
Fort Peck, MT (5.3 miles ),
Nashua, MT (5.4 miles ),
Poplar, MT (5.9 miles ),
Circle, MT (5.9 miles ),
Richey, MT (6.4 miles),
Glasgow, MT (6.5 miles )

Latitude: 47.89 N, Longitude: 105.86 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 406

Distribution of median household income in North McCone, MT in 2019
North McCone satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.4%
Montana:

4.3%
Most common industries in North McCone, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (42.0%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (64.7%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (2.9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (1.9%)
  • Utilities (1.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (1.9%)
  • Educational services (1.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.5%)
  • Health care (11.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
Most common occupations in North McCone, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (30.2%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (2.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (2.5%)
  • Cashiers (2.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (46.9%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
  • Carpenters (3.4%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (2.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.3%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)

Average climate in North McCone, Montana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

North McCone-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 249% 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 324.5 miles away from North McCone 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 463.4 miles away from North McCone 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 322.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/6/2017 at 06:30:17, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 7.6 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 321.9 miles away from North McCone center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 253.1 miles away from North McCone center
On 7/26/2005 at 04:08:37, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.6 MW) earthquake occurred 362.1 miles away from North McCone 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 McCone County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Amtrak station near North McCone:

  • 18 miles: WOLF POINT (320 FRONT ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North McCone:

  • Montana State University-Billings (about 192 miles; Billings, MT; Full-time enrollment: 4,319)
  • Minot State University (about 213 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Sheridan College (about 223 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Bismarck State College (about 248 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • University of Mary (about 253 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Black Hills State University (about 254 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • Montana State University (about 290 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in North McCone: Four Corners (A), Old Vida (B), Gage Station (C), Pleasant Valley Community Hall (D), Powerhouse Museum (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in North McCone include: Immanuel Lutheran Church (A), Saint Anns Church (B), Vida Baptist Church (C), Prairie Elk Lutheran Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Prairie Elk Cemetery (1), Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery (2), Cow Creek Cemetery (3), Ervine Cemetery (4), Vida Cemetery (5), Holy Eucharist Cemetery (6), Pleasant View Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Jays Reservoir (A), Hell Gate Reservoir (B), Goose Island Reservoir (C), Christianson Reservoir (D), Hudiburgh Reservoir (E), Game Reservoir (F), John Ball Reservoir (G), Teds Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Turtle Creek (A), Long Branch Creek (B), Crow Creek (C), Rock Creek (D), Antelope Creek (E), Boardman Ditch (F), Upper McGuire Creek (G), Anderson Creek (H), Bear Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in North McCone include: Bear Creek Recreation Area (1), Flat Lake Recreation Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

McCone 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:

2.1 people
Montana:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

67.9%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

1.5%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

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

15.9%
Whole state:

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

7.8%
Whole state:

5.8%

For population 15 years and over in North McCone:

Marital status in North McCone, MT
  • Never married: 12.8%
  • Now married: 78.0%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

For population 25 years and over in North McCone:

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Montana average:

10.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for North McCone, MT (based on McCone County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5652
Catholic3002
Evangelical Protestant1254
None744-
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
McCone County:

5.83 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Here:

5.83 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
McCone County:

5.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
McCone County:

22.5%
Montana:

23.1%

Strongest AM radio stations in North McCone:

  • KVCK (1450 AM; 1 kW; WOLF POINT, MT; Owner: WOLF TOWN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KMTA (1050 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: SENGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KEYZ (660 AM; 5 kW; WILLISTON, ND; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KATQ (1070 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PLENTYWOOD, MT; Owner: RADIO INTERNAT'L-KATQ B/CAST ASSOC.)
  • KLTZ (1240 AM; 1 kW; GLASGOW, MT; Owner: GLASGOW BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFLN (960 AM; 5 kW; BAKER, MT; Owner: NEWELL BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KGLE (590 AM; 1 kW; GLENDIVE, MT; Owner: FRIENDS OF CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • KIKC (1250 AM; 5 kW; FORSYTH, MT; Owner: MILES CITY, FORSYTH B/DCSTG, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in North McCone:

  • KVCK-FM (92.7 FM; WOLF POINT, MT; Owner: WOLF TOWN WIRELESS, INC.)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in North McCone, MT
  • 51.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 20.2%Electricity
  • 11.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.1%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 1.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in North McCone, MT
  • 70.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.9%Utility gas
  • 3.9%Electricity
  • 3.9%Wood
  • 3.9%Other fuel


North McCone 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 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

North McCone on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most cars per house, population 500+"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
  • #20 (59201) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Norwegian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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