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People

Total Population 766
Male Share of the Population 55.1%
Female Share of the Population 44.9%
Senior Citizens 27.3%
Employed Population 16+ 304
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 50%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.3%
Median Earnings25+ $21,474
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $8,214
Median Earnings With High School Degree $21,215

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,607
% Above Poverty Level 74.1%
% Below Poverty Level 25.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 10 minutes
% Working from Home 10.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 11.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 41.2%
Median Gross Rent $588
Median House Value $120,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 33.8%
US/American 0%
English 4.3%
Irish 10.8%

Plains Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles NW of Missoula, Montana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 347 miles E of Seattle, Washington
County Sanders
Standard Zip Codes 59859
Phone Area Codes 406
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.46
Longitude -114.881

Plains 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 SAINT REGIS 1 NE
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 31 to 58 F
Jul Temp 46 to 84 F
Oct Temp 30 to 58 F
Annual Precip 19.9 inches
Station SUPERIOR
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 35 F
Apr Temp 32 to 62 F
Jul Temp 49 to 87 F
Oct Temp 33 to 61 F
Annual Precip 16.5 inches
Station THOMPSON FALLS POWER HSE
Distance 23.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 35 F
Apr Temp 34 to 63 F
Jul Temp 51 to 88 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 23 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hot Springs 589 $29,063
Superior 864 $43,269
Thompson Falls 1,080 $37,689

Plains Public Libraries

Library
Plains Public Library District
108 WEST RAILROAD
Plains, Montana
(406) 826-3101
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PLAINS HIGH SCHOOL
412 RITTENOUR
406-826-3666
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 181 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.8

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