Poplar, Montana

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Poplar, Montana

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Poplar Short Commute Times
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Poplar Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 6% Poplar Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Poplar, Montana

Comparing Poplar 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
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 4 3
Racial Diversity 3 3
Senior Citizens 3 2
Age of the Population 2 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 10
Portion of People Married 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 4
Median Family Income 2 2
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1
People Above Poverty 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 10 7
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Working at Home 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 9
Affordability of Rents 8 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
People Living Alone 7 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 4
Housing Recently Built 4 4

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Poplar Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 224 miles NE of Billings, Montana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 579 miles N of Denver, Colorado
County Roosevelt
Standard Zip Codes 59255
Phone Area Codes 406
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 48.113
Longitude -105.197

Poplar Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station POPLAR 2 E
Distance 2.6 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 22 F
Apr Temp 31 to 60 F
Jul Temp 56 to 87 F
Oct Temp 32 to 61 F
Annual Precip 12.4 inches
Station VIDA 6 NE
Distance 19.7 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 25 F
Apr Temp 31 to 59 F
Jul Temp 55 to 86 F
Oct Temp 32 to 59 F
Annual Precip 13.8 inches
Distance 42.9 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 18 F
Apr Temp 30 to 56 F
Jul Temp 54 to 83 F
Oct Temp 31 to 58 F
Annual Precip 12.9 inches
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Poplar Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 911 100%
Male 469 51.5%
Female 442 48.5%
Under 18 280 30.7%
18+ 631 69.3%
65+ 104 11.4%
Median Age 32.8
Average Family Size 3.26
White 293 32.2%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 7 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 580 63.7%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 28 3.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.9%

Estimated Poplar Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 904
Growth -7
Growth % -0.8%

Poplar 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 70.6%
German 6%
Norwegian 6%
US/American 5.7%
Irish 3.2%
Scottish 1.7%
Danish 1.1%
English 1.1%
Dutch 0.9%
Romanian 0.9%
Polish 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Scandinavian 0.5%
Czech 0.4%
Italian 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Poplar 911 $29,688
Brockton 245 $19,167
Wolf Point 2,663 $33,681

Poplar Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
(406) 768-3452
Emergency Service: Yes

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Poplar High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 253 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.3

Poplar Colleges

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Fort Peck Community College

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