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Demographics

People

Total Population809
Male Share of the Population48.3%
Female Share of the Population51.7%
Senior Citizens24.4%
Employed Population 16+315
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married45.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.8%
Median Earnings25+$27,692
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,956

Wealth

Median Family Income$42,115
% Above Poverty Level76%
% Below Poverty Level24%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time13 minutes
% Working from Home10.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work13.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone45.4%
Median Gross Rent$738
Median House Value$113,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)38.2%
German18.5%
Irish9.8%
Italian6.9%
English5.3%
Norwegian3.2%
Dutch2.5%
Swedish1.9%
French Except Basque1.6%
Portuguese1.6%
Scottish1.1%
Polish1%
Welsh0.9%
Danishn0.7%
Serbian0.4%
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Plains Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sanders County
Standard Zip Codes59859
Phone Area Codes406
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude47.57
Approximate Longitude-114.73

Plains Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSAINT REGIS 1 NE
Distance14.6 miles
Jan Temp16 to 31 F
Apr Temp31 to 58 F
Jul Temp46 to 84 F
Oct Temp30 to 58 F
Annual Precip19.9 inches
StationSUPERIOR
Distance18 miles
Jan Temp20 to 35 F
Apr Temp32 to 62 F
Jul Temp49 to 87 F
Oct Temp33 to 61 F
Annual Precip16.5 inches
StationTHOMPSON FALLS POWER HSE
Distance23.5 miles
Jan Temp22 to 35 F
Apr Temp34 to 63 F
Jul Temp51 to 88 F
Oct Temp35 to 61 F
Annual Precip23 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Hot Springs476$27,273
Superior833$63,214
Thompson Falls1,130$32,768

Plains Public Libraries

Plains Public Library District
108 WEST RAILROAD
Plains, Montana
(406) 826-3101

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Plains Hospitals

Clark Fork Valley Hospital
(Non-profit)
10 Kruger Rd
(406) 826-4800

Plains Public Schools

Plains 7-8
412 Rittenour
ZIP: 59859
(406) 826-8600
Middle
Total Enrollment 52
Plains Elementary School
412 Rittenour
ZIP: 59859
(406) 826-3642
Primary
Total Enrollment 264
Plains High School
412 Rittenour
ZIP: 59859
(406) 826-8600
High
Total Enrollment 143
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