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People

Total Population 1,970
Male Share of the Population 45.1%
Female Share of the Population 54.9%
Senior Citizens 18.7%
Employed Population 16+ 841
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 56.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,500
% Above Poverty Level 88.6%
% Below Poverty Level 11.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 11.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.3%
Median Gross Rent $513
Median House Value $131,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.6%
US/American 0%
English 18.8%
Irish 10.2%

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

Townsend Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 82 miles S of Great Falls, Montana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 517 miles E of Seattle, Washington
County Broadwater
Standard Zip Codes 59644
Phone Area Codes 406
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.319
Longitude -111.52

Townsend 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 TOWNSEND
Distance 1.2 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 35 F
Apr Temp 31 to 60 F
Jul Temp 51 to 83 F
Oct Temp 32 to 61 F
Annual Precip 10.6 inches
Station CANYON FERRY DAM
Distance 25 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 32 to 57 F
Jul Temp 52 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 59 F
Annual Precip 11.5 inches
Station TRIDENT
Distance 25.7 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 34 F
Apr Temp 31 to 59 F
Jul Temp 51 to 86 F
Oct Temp 32 to 61 F
Annual Precip 12.8 inches

Townsend Public Libraries

Library
Broadwater School & Community Library
201 N SPRUCE ST
Townsend, Montana
(406) 266-5060
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Townsend High Schools

BROADWATER HIGH SCHOOL
201 N SPRUCE
406-266-3455
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 233 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.7

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