Winifred, Montana

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Population in 2019: 195 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +25.0%
Males: 114  (58.9%)
Females: 81  (41.1%)
Median resident age:

53.3 years
Montana median age:

40.5 years

Zip code: 59489

Estimated median household income in 2019: $59,459 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Winifred:

$59,459
MT:

$57,153

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $35,350 (it was $12,600 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $88,639 (it was $36,300 in 2000)
Winifred:

$88,639
MT:

$253,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $87,989; detached houses: $88,016

Median gross rent in 2019: $538.

March 2019 cost of living index in Winifred: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.2%
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Ancestries: American (46.4%), European (11.6%), Irish (10.1%), Norwegian (8.7%), English (7.2%), Greek (4.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3235 feet

Land area: 0.51 square miles.

Population density: 381 people per square mile   (very low).

Winifred, Montana map

5 residents are foreign born (1.9% North America, 1.3% Europe).

This town:

3.2%
Montana:

1.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,136 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $484 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Great Falls, MT (89.2 miles , pop. 56,690).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (574.7 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (980.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Hanover, MT (4.8 miles ),
Roy, MT (5.3 miles ),
Denton, MT (5.6 miles ),
Lewistown Heights, MT (5.8 miles ),
Lewistown, MT (5.9 miles ),
Geraldine, MT (6.5 miles ),
Moore, MT (6.6 miles),
Hays, MT (6.6 miles )

Latitude: 47.56 N, Longitude: 109.38 W

Area code: 406

Distribution of median household income in Winifred, MT in 2019
Distribution of house value in Winifred, MT in 2019

Winifred satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.6%
Montana:

4.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +6 (+4.0%).
Most common industries in Winifred, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (23.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (21.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (20.0%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.9%)
  • U. S. Postal service (4.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (32.7%)
  • Educational services (20.4%)
  • Construction (16.3%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (10.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.1%)
  • Farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (38.9%)
  • Educational services (27.8%)
  • U. S. Postal service (11.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.6%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (5.6%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Winifred, MT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.8%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (11.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (10.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.2%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (5.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (18.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (18.4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (14.3%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (10.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (27.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (16.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (11.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (11.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11.1%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (5.6%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5.6%)

Average climate in Winifred, Montana

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Earthquake activity:

Winifred-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 531% 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 216.0 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 321.7 miles away from Winifred 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 210.0 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 157.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi) earthquake occurred 348.9 miles away from Winifred center
On 7/26/2005 at 04:08:37, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.6 MW) earthquake occurred 213.4 miles away from Winifred 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 Fergus County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
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, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Winifred topographic map

Airports located in Winifred:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Winifred:

  • Montana State University-Billings (about 129 miles; Billings, MT; Full-time enrollment: 4,319)
  • Montana State University (about 154 miles; Bozeman, MT; FT enrollment: 12,942)
  • The University of Montana (about 222 miles; Missoula, MT; FT enrollment: 13,602)
  • Sheridan College (about 226 miles; Sheridan, WY; FT enrollment: 2,070)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 284 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Black Hills State University (about 339 miles; Spearfish, SD; FT enrollment: 3,166)
  • North Idaho College (about 346 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)

Public high school in Winifred:

Public elementary/middle schools in Winifred:

  • WINIFRED SCHOOL (Students: 37, Location: 507 MAIN STREET, Grades: PK-6)
  • WINIFRED 7-8 (Students: 16, Location: 507 MAIN STREET, Grades: 7-8)
See full list of schools located in Winifred

Library in Winifred:

  • DOROTHY ASBJORNSON COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $8,563; Location: 110 MAIN STREET; 4,306 books; 178 audio materials; 127 video materials; 2 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Winifred: Harvest States Cooperatives Elevator (A), Winifred Rural Fire Department (B), Winifred Ambulance (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Winifred include: American Lutheran Church (A), Holy Family Catholic Church (B), United Methodist Church (C), Winnifred Community Bible Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Fergus County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Montana:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

70.7%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.3%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Winifred:

Marital status in Winifred, MT
  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 58.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

For population 25 years and over in Winifred:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Montana average:

9.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Winifred, MT (based on Fergus County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,9546
Evangelical Protestant1,70820
Mainline Protestant1,53510
Other4702
None5,919-
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: 6
Fergus County:

5.37 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

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

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Fergus County:

15.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
Montana:

7.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Fergus County:

23.6%
State:

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

5.3%
Montana:

10.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Winifred:

50.9%
State:

51.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Winifred:

49.9%
State:

50.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

26.5
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

25.5%
Montana:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Winifred:

4.7%
Montana:

9.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Montana:

6.9

Overweight people:
Winifred:

20.4%
Montana:

34.8%

General health condition:
Winifred:

58.8%
State:

58.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

85.6%
Montana:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Winifred, MT Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Local Libraries 0$0 1$695
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$770
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$52
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,332
Totals for Government 0$0 4$2,849

Winifred government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $32,000 ($164.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000 ($158.97)
    Water Utilities: $23,000 ($117.95)
    Air Transportation: $14,000 ($71.79)
    Libraries: $9,000 ($46.15)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($41.03)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($35.90)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($10.26)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($5.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($5.13)

Winifred government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $45,000 ($230.77)
    Air Transportation: $18,000 ($92.31)
    Other: $7,000 ($35.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($25.64)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $291,000 ($1492.31)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($30.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $61,000 ($312.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $15,000 ($76.92)
    Highways: $8,000 ($41.03)
  • Tax - Property: $26,000 ($133.33)

Winifred government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $763,000 ($3912.82)

6.09% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,603 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
Montana average:

7.25%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.78% ($37,027 average AGI)
from Cascade County, MT  0.50% ($27,208)


5.54% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($23,508 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
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 Yellowstone County, MT  0.97% ($47,587 average AGI)
to Cascade County, MT  0.51% ($33,083)

Strongest AM radio stations in Winifred:

  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMON (560 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)
  • KXLO (1230 AM; 1 kW; LEWISTOWN, MT; Owner: KXLO BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KGVW (640 AM; 10 kW; BELGRADE, MT; Owner: GALLATIN VALLEY WITNESS, INC.)
  • KSEN (1150 AM; 10 kW; SHELBY, MT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEIN (1310 AM; 5 kW; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: MUNSON RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KURL (730 AM; 5 kW; BILLINGS, MT; Owner: ELENBAAS MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKGR (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST HELENA, MT; Owner: KKGR, INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KATL (770 AM; 10 kW; MILES CITY, MT; Owner: STAR PRINTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Winifred:

  • KEHT (100.3 FM; GREAT FALLS, MT; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KXEI (95.1 FM; HAVRE, MT; Owner: HI-LINE RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Winifred:

  • K07OA (Channel 7; WINIFRED, ETC., MT; Owner: WINIFRED T.V. TAX DISTRICT)
  • K11NH (Channel 11; WINIFRED, ETC., MT; Owner: WINIFRED T.V. TAX DISTRICT)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 4.0mTotal length
  • 308Total average daily traffic
  • 200Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Winifred)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2.8 Miles Ne Of Winifred (Lat: 47.588583 Lon: -109.336278), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQPG491,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.990 MHz, Grant Date: 05/10/2012, Expiration Date: 05/10/2022, Certifier: Bruce W Udelhoven, Registrant: Centana Communications, 115 W Aztec Drive, Lewistown, MT 59457, Phone: (406) 538-8233, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC7WMW, Licensee ID: L01264602, Grant Date: 03/09/2017, Expiration Date: 05/15/2027, Certifier: Percy B Slattum, Registrant: Percy B Slattum, 2720 Kjorlien Rd, Winifred, MT 59489

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 185C (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 125 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-470-F (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 23RG, N23RG, N-23RG, Serial Number: 185-0693, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 09/20/2017, Certificate Issue Date: 09/07/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Ralph R Rogers, Po Box 63, Winifred, MT 59489
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-11 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 78743, N78743, N-78743, Serial Number: 11-1515, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 07/12/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 11/02/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Rudy J Stulc, 3314 W 79 Trl, Winifred, MT 59489
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9671P, N9671P, N-9671P, Serial Number: 18-7509025, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 12/10/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 02/09/2016
    Registrant (Partnership): Daryl W Smith, Po Box 71, Winifred, MT 59489, Other Owners: Larry C Udelhoven
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9691D, N9691D, N-9691D, Serial Number: 18-6792, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 12/31/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 06/03/2015
    Registrant (Partnership): Daryl W Smith, Po Box 71, Winifred, MT 59489, Other Owners: Larry C Udelhoven
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5986Z, N5986Z, N-5986Z, Serial Number: 18-8242, Airworthiness Date: 04/27/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 01/30/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Nick J Econom, Po Box 134, Winifred, MT 59489
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/01/2020
  • Aircraft: INTERMOUNTAIN CALLAIR A-9 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 169 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7230V, N7230V, N-7230V, Serial Number: 1267, Airworthiness Date: 03/24/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 12/06/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Larry C Udelhoven, Po Box 52, Winifred, MT 59489
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/03/2018
  • Aircraft: ERICKSON DYLE A RAF 2000 GTX (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Turbo-jet)
    N-Number: 819DB, N819DB, N-819DB, Serial Number: G1-08-1978, Year manufactured: 2010, Airworthiness Date: 08/05/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 28538 Dy Trl, Winifred, MT 59489
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/01/2018

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Winifred, MT
  • 38.5%Utility gas
  • 25.6%Wood
  • 20.5%Electricity
  • 7.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Winifred, MT
  • 30.0%Utility gas
  • 30.0%Wood
  • 20.0%Electricity
  • 20.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Winifred compared to Montana state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are no pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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