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People

Total Population 677
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 21.1%
Employed Population 16+ 329
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 46%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,229
% Above Poverty Level 83.9%
% Below Poverty Level 16.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 14 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 14.2%
% Using Public Transportation 1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 34.6%
Median Gross Rent $427
Median House Value $88,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.3%
US/American 0%
English 6.9%
Irish 4.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Big Sandy Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 72 miles NE of Great Falls, Montana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 567 miles E of Seattle, Washington
County Chouteau
Standard Zip Codes 59520
Phone Area Codes 406
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 48.178
Longitude -110.111

Big Sandy Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BIG SANDY
Distance 3.8 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 30 F
Apr Temp 29 to 61 F
Jul Temp 50 to 87 F
Oct Temp 28 to 62 F
Annual Precip 13.8 inches
Station LOMA 1 WNW
Distance 25.1 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 32 F
Apr Temp 31 to 60 F
Jul Temp 53 to 86 F
Oct Temp 30 to 62 F
Annual Precip 13 inches
Station GILDFORD
Distance 28.2 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 28 F
Apr Temp 30 to 59 F
Jul Temp 51 to 84 F
Oct Temp 30 to 59 F
Annual Precip 11 inches
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Programs
  • B.S. in Business Administration / Accounting
  • B.S. in Management / International Management
  • B.S. in Human Services / Human Services Management
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Ranked among the Best Online MBA Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
  • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
  • Online courses make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 18 months and a master’s degree in 14-24 months.
Programs
  • Psychology (BA) (Online)
  • Business Administration - Accounting (BS) (Online)
  • Business Administration - Healthcare Management (BS) (Online)
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.
Programs
  • BS in Business Administration - Project Management
  • MSHUS- Family and Community Services
  • AAS in Information Technology - Network Administration
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
Programs
  • Graphic Design, Bachelor of Science (Online)
  • Internet Marketing, Master of Science (Online)
  • Music Production, Bachelors of Science (Online)
  • Full Sail’s curriculum combines elements of creativity, art, business and life skills, technical prowess, and academic achievement.
  • Full Sail offers accelerated programs, so a degree that would normally take four years takes 24 months on average.
  • Students work with industry-standard tools and technologies, allowing them to gain practical knowledge and real-world experience.
  • Join us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram to interact with our community, read about grad success, and see campus images.
Programs
  • Online Master of Social Work
  • Online Master of Business Administration
  • Online Master of Information
  • Ranked one of the Top Public Schools in 2017 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Founded in 1766 as a public institution; it has a main campus in New Brunswick, New Jersey and offers many programs online.
  • Has an average freshman retention rate of 91.8%.
  • Its student-faculty ratio is 14:1, and 38% of its classes have fewer than 20 students.
  • Has famous alumni including chef and restauranteur Mario Batali, author Junot Diaz, actor James Gandolfini, and former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky.

Big Sandy High Schools

BIG SANDY HIGH SCHOOL
PIONEER TRAIL
406-378-2502
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 70 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.6

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