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Demographics

People

Total Population1,325
Male Share of the Population47.4%
Female Share of the Population52.6%
Senior Citizens31.2%
Employed Population 16+580
Age of the Population58

Families

% of people married59.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.7%
Median Earnings25+$26,185
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,417
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,318

Wealth

Median Family Income$62,344
% Above Poverty Level94.3%
% Below Poverty Level5.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work12.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone45.4%
Median Gross Rent$527
Median House Value$135,300

Ancestry

German30.9%
Norwegian16.2%
English13%
Irish12.8%
French Except Basque5.7%
Scottish4.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)3.2%
Czech2.9%
Polish2.9%
Swedish2.3%
Welsh2%
Dutch2%
Canadian1.3%
Austrian0.9%
Greek0.8%
Estonian0.7%
Swiss0.5%
Danishn0.5%
Belgian0.5%
Italian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Russian0.2%
Slovene0.2%
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Fort Benton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Chouteau County
Standard Zip Codes59442
Phone Area Codes406
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude47.98
Approximate Longitude-110.8

Fort Benton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationFORT BENTON
Distance0.1 miles
Jan Temp10 to 35 F
Apr Temp32 to 63 F
Jul Temp53 to 87 F
Oct Temp32 to 64 F
Annual Precip13.6 inches
StationGERALDINE
Distance24 miles
Jan Temp11 to 34 F
Apr Temp33 to 59 F
Jul Temp54 to 85 F
Oct Temp35 to 61 F
Annual Precip16 inches
StationCARTER 14 W
Distance25.6 miles
Jan Temp7 to 30 F
Apr Temp30 to 56 F
Jul Temp51 to 83 F
Oct Temp32 to 59 F
Annual Precip12.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Geraldine259$37,500

Fort Benton Public Libraries

Chouteau County Library
1518 MAIN
Fort Benton, Montana
(406) 622-5222

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Fort Benton Hospitals

Missouri River Medical Center
(Government - District/authority)
1501 St Charles St
(406) 622-3331

Fort Benton Public Schools

Fort Benton 7-8
1820 Washington
ZIP: 59442
(406) 622-3213
Middle
Total Enrollment 45
Fort Benton High School
1820 Washington
ZIP: 59442
(406) 622-3213
High
Total Enrollment 71
Fort Benton School
1406 Franklin
ZIP: 59442
(406) 622-3761
Primary
Total Enrollment 162
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