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Demographics

People

Total Population571
Male Share of the Population49.7%
Female Share of the Population50.3%
Senior Citizens25.4%
Employed Population 16+277
Age of the Population51

Families

% of people married46.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.3%
Median Earnings25+$19,083
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$13,333

Wealth

Median Family Income$44,167
% Above Poverty Level80.6%
% Below Poverty Level19.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work9.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31.3%
Median Gross Rent$416
Median House Value$92,800

Ancestry

German37.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10%
Norwegian8.6%
French Except Basque8.2%
English7.9%
Swedish5.6%
Irish4.2%
Danishn3.3%
Czech2.3%
Dutch1.9%
Italian1.9%
Austrian1.4%
Scottish1.4%
Hungarian0.9%
Canadian0.9%
Polish0.7%
Slovene0.4%
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Big Sandy Almanac

CategoryValue
County Chouteau County
Standard Zip Codes59520
Phone Area Codes406
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude48
Approximate Longitude-110.08

Big Sandy Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationBIG SANDY
Distance3.8 miles
Jan Temp5 to 30 F
Apr Temp29 to 61 F
Jul Temp50 to 87 F
Oct Temp28 to 62 F
Annual Precip13.8 inches
StationLOMA 1 WNW
Distance25.1 miles
Jan Temp6 to 32 F
Apr Temp31 to 60 F
Jul Temp53 to 86 F
Oct Temp30 to 62 F
Annual Precip13 inches
StationGILDFORD
Distance28.2 miles
Jan Temp5 to 28 F
Apr Temp30 to 59 F
Jul Temp51 to 84 F
Oct Temp30 to 59 F
Annual Precip11 inches

Big Sandy Hospitals

Big Sandy Medical Center
(Non-profit)
166 Montana Avenue East
(406) 378-2188

Big Sandy Public Schools

Big Sandy 7-8
398 First Ave
ZIP: 59520
(406) 378-2502
Middle
Total Enrollment 26
Big Sandy High School
398 First Ave
ZIP: 59520
(406) 378-2502
High
Total Enrollment 49
F E Miley School
342 Vernon Ave
ZIP: 59520
(406) 378-2406
Primary
Total Enrollment 99
Warrick School
29200 Warrick Road
ZIP: 59520
(406) 386-2285
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