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Demographics

People

Total Population1,047
Male Share of the Population52.9%
Female Share of the Population47.1%
Senior Citizens25.6%
Employed Population 16+521
Age of the Population50

Families

% of people married50.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14%
Median Earnings25+$26,912
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$2
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,048

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,333
% Above Poverty Level84%
% Below Poverty Level16%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.8%
% Using Public Transportation1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone46.6%
Median Gross Rent$519
Median House Value$97,900

Ancestry

German21.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)21.3%
Norwegian18.4%
Irish10.9%
English9.5%
Swedish7.6%
French Except Basque5.3%
Dutch4.2%
Canadian3.6%
Italian2.6%
Russian1.8%
Syrian1.6%
Arab1.6%
Polish1.4%
Welsh1.2%
Croatian1.1%
Belgian1.1%
Czech1%
Scottish0.5%
Austrian0.4%
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Chinook Almanac

CategoryValue
County Blaine County
Standard Zip Codes59523
Phone Area Codes406
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude48.47
Approximate Longitude-109.21

Chinook Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCHINOOK
Distance0.5 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 26 F
Apr Temp30 to 59 F
Jul Temp53 to 84 F
Oct Temp27 to 59 F
Annual Precip13 inches
StationCLEVELAND 5 ENE
Distance20.3 miles
Jan Temp8 to 31 F
Apr Temp30 to 56 F
Jul Temp50 to 81 F
Oct Temp31 to 59 F
Annual Precip16.1 inches
StationHAVRE CITY CO AP
Distance24.7 miles
Jan Temp4 to 26 F
Apr Temp30 to 59 F
Jul Temp52 to 85 F
Oct Temp30 to 59 F
Annual Precip11.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Harlem879$46,979
Havre9,815$58,256

Chinook Public Libraries

Blaine County Library
112 4TH ST WEST
Chinook, Montana
(406) 357-2932

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Chinook Public Schools

Bear Paw School
29815 Clear Creek Rd
ZIP: 59523
(406) 395-4436
Primary
Total Enrollment 5
Chinook 7-8
528 Ohio
ZIP: 59523
(406) 357-2237
Middle
Total Enrollment 46
Chinook High School
528 Ohio
ZIP: 59523
(406) 357-2236
High
Total Enrollment 133
Cleveland School
Highway 240 (25 Mile, South Of Chinook)
ZIP: 59523
(406) 357-2018
Primary
Total Enrollment 3
Meadowlark School
623 New York
ZIP: 59523
(406) 357-2033
Primary
Total Enrollment 200
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