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Demographics

People

Total Population4,674
Male Share of the Population48.4%
Female Share of the Population51.6%
Senior Citizens16.4%
Employed Population 16+1,860
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married43.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22%
Median Earnings25+$24,851
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,959

Wealth

Median Family Income$46,908
% Above Poverty Level79.6%
% Below Poverty Level20.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time13 minutes
% Working from Home3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone38.8%
Median Gross Rent$640
Median House Value$182,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)41.2%
German21.1%
Irish10.9%
English7.4%
French Except Basque4.5%
Scottish2.5%
Russian2.4%
Norwegian2.1%
Welsh1.9%
Swedish1.7%
Danishn1.4%
Czech0.6%
Swiss0.6%
Italian0.5%
Dutch0.4%
Canadian0.3%
Polish0.2%
Romanian0.1%
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Polson Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lake County
Standard Zip Codes59860
Phone Area Codes406
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude47.72
Approximate Longitude-114.21

Polson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPOLSON
Distance2.6 miles
Jan Temp21 to 33 F
Apr Temp35 to 57 F
Jul Temp54 to 82 F
Oct Temp37 to 57 F
Annual Precip16.1 inches
StationPOLSON KERR DAM
Distance3.4 miles
Jan Temp20 to 33 F
Apr Temp34 to 59 F
Jul Temp52 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 58 F
Annual Precip14.9 inches
StationLINDBERGH LAKE
Distance28.3 miles
Jan Temp14 to 29 F
Apr Temp29 to 51 F
Jul Temp48 to 76 F
Oct Temp31 to 52 F
Annual Precip26.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Hot Springs474$32,500
Ronan1,919$38,235

Polson Public Libraries

North Lake County Public Library
2 FIRST AVENUE EAST
Polson, Montana
(406) 883-8225

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Polson Public Schools

Cherry Valley School
107 8th Avenue West
ZIP: 59860
(406) 883-6333
Primary
Total Enrollment 296
Linderman School
312 4th Avenue East
ZIP: 59860
(406) 883-6229
Primary
Total Enrollment 378
Polson 5-6 School
1602 2nd Street West
ZIP: 59860
(406) 883-6335
Middle
Total Enrollment 251
Polson 7-8
1602 2nd Street West
ZIP: 59860
(406) 883-6335
Middle
Total Enrollment 258
Polson High School
1712 2nd Street West
ZIP: 59860
(406) 883-6351
High
Total Enrollment 482
Valley View School
42448 Valley View Road
ZIP: 59860
(406) 883-2208
Primary
Total Enrollment 26

Polson Private Schools

Mission Valley Christian Academy
38907 Highway 35
ZIP: 59860
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 116
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