Darby, Montana

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Darby, Montana

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Darby strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Montana):

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Top 2% trophy Darby Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Darby, Montana

Comparing Darby to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Montana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 10
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Racial Diversity 4 5
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1
Age of the Population 2 1
Senior Citizens 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 9
Portion of People Married 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 4 1
People Above Poverty 2 2
Median Family Income 1 1
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 8
Working at Home 8 5
Short Commute Times 5 1
Public Transportation Use 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
Housing Recently Built 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 8
Affordability of Rents 5 3
People Living Alone 5 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 1

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Darby Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 59 miles S of Missoula, Montana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 401 miles E of Seattle, Washington
County Ravalli
Standard Zip Codes 59829
Phone Area Codes 406
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.022
Longitude -114.177

Darby Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station DARBY
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 33 to 59 F
Jul Temp 49 to 84 F
Oct Temp 33 to 62 F
Annual Precip 16.2 inches
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 32 to 58 F
Jul Temp 49 to 83 F
Oct Temp 31 to 59 F
Annual Precip 13.5 inches
Station SULA 3 ENE
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 32 F
Apr Temp 27 to 55 F
Jul Temp 40 to 80 F
Oct Temp 25 to 58 F
Annual Precip 16 inches
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Darby Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 710 100%
Male 354 49.9%
Female 356 50.1%
Under 18 229 32.3%
18+ 481 67.7%
65+ 66 9.3%
Median Age 32.7
Average Family Size 3.2
White 643 90.6%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 23 3.2%
Other 17 2.4%
Mixed Race 26 3.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 25 3.5%

Estimated Darby Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 835
Growth 125
Growth % 17.6%

Darby Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 22.7%
Irish 19.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.1%
English 7.6%
Norwegian 5.4%
US/American 5.2%
French (except Basque) 3.6%
British 3%
Scotch-Irish 3%
Scottish 2.6%
Italian 2.4%
Finnish 2.4%
Polish 1.6%
Russian 1.6%
Swedish 0.8%
Dutch 0.8%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Yugoslavian 0.4%
Portuguese 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Darby 710 $27,500
Hamilton 3,705 $30,665
Pinesdale 742 $27,361

Darby Public Libraries

Darby Community Public Library
102 S MAIN
Darby, Montana
(406) 821-4771

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Darby High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 183 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.3

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