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People

Total Population 1,891
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 24.6%
Employed Population 16+ 945
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 52.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $67,861
% Above Poverty Level 89.5%
% Below Poverty Level 10.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 8 minutes
% Working from Home 4.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.8%
Median Gross Rent $654
Median House Value $170,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9%
US/American 0%
English 5.2%
Irish 10.4%

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

Plentywood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 221 miles NW of Bismarck, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 594 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Sheridan
Standard Zip Codes 59254
Phone Area Codes 406
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 48.774
Longitude -104.561

Plentywood 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 PLENTYWOOD
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 21 F
Apr Temp 29 to 58 F
Jul Temp 53 to 84 F
Oct Temp 29 to 58 F
Annual Precip 13.1 inches
Station MEDICINE LAKE 3 SE
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 18 F
Apr Temp 30 to 56 F
Jul Temp 54 to 83 F
Oct Temp 31 to 58 F
Annual Precip 12.9 inches
Station GRENORA
Distance 30.7 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 18 F
Apr Temp 29 to 55 F
Jul Temp 55 to 83 F
Oct Temp 31 to 57 F
Annual Precip 13.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Medicine Lake 314 $54,643
Westby 170 $70,000

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

Plentywood Public Libraries

Library
Sheridan County Library
100 WEST LAUREL AVE
Plentywood, Montana
(406) 765-2317

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Plentywood High Schools

PLENTYWOOD HIGH SCHOOL
100 EAST LAUREL AVENUE
406-765-1803
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 149 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.6

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