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People

Total Population 4,643
Male Share of the Population 47.7%
Female Share of the Population 52.3%
Senior Citizens 16.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,944
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 39.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,602
% Above Poverty Level 78.8%
% Below Poverty Level 21.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 13 minutes
% Working from Home 5.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38.9%
Median Gross Rent $626
Median House Value $166,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 40.6%
US/American 0%
English 11.3%
Irish 10.9%

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

Polson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 57 miles N of Missoula, Montana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 380 miles E of Seattle, Washington
County Lake
Standard Zip Codes 59860
Phone Area Codes 406
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.693
Longitude -114.162

Polson 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 POLSON
Distance 2.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 33 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 54 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 16.1 inches
Station POLSON KERR DAM
Distance 3.4 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 52 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 14.9 inches
Station LINDBERGH LAKE
Distance 28.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 29 to 51 F
Jul Temp 48 to 76 F
Oct Temp 31 to 52 F
Annual Precip 26.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hot Springs 544 $31,250
Ronan 1,858 $37,750

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

Polson Public Libraries

Library
Polson City Library
2 1ST AVENUE EAST
Polson, Montana
(406) 883-8225
Library Web Site

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Polson Hospitals

ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL - CAH
(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
6 13TH AVE E
(406) 883-5377
Emergency Service: Yes

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Polson High Schools

POLSON HIGH SCHOOL
1712 2ND STREET WEST
406-883-6351
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 526 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.2

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