Busby, Montana

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Busby, Montana
Vóhpoométanéno
CDP
Location of Busby, Montana
Location of Busby, Montana
Coordinates: 45°31′39″N 106°58′25″W / 45.52750°N 106.97361°W / 45.52750; -106.97361Coordinates: 45°31′39″N 106°58′25″W / 45.52750°N 106.97361°W / 45.52750; -106.97361
Country United States
State Montana
County Big Horn
Area
 • Total 14.2 sq mi (36.9 km2)
 • Land 14.2 sq mi (36.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 3,422 ft (1,043 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 745
 • Density 49.0/sq mi (18.9/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 59016
Area code(s) 406
FIPS code 30-11200
GNIS feature ID 0769427

Busby is a census-designated place (CDP) in Big Horn County, Montana, United States. It is on the Northern Cheyenne reservation. The population was 745 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Busby is located at 45°31′39″N 106°58′25″W / 45.527535°N 106.973707°W / 45.527535; -106.973707 (45.527535, -106.973707).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 14.2 square miles (37 km2), of which, 14.2 square miles (37 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (0.35%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 695 people, 177 households, and 147 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 49.0 people per square mile (18.9/km2). There were 201 housing units at an average density of 14.2 per square mile (5.5/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 6.33% White, 89.50% Native American, 0.14% from other races, and 4.03% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.31% of the population.

There were 177 households out of which 54.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 22.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.4% were non-families. 14.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.93 and the average family size was 4.34.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 46.2% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 16.4% from 45 to 64, and 4.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 21 years. For every 100 females there were 99.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $28,750, and the median income for a family was $30,625. Males had a median income of $25,208 versus $25,250 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $8,383. About 30.2% of families and 35.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 41.4% of those under age 18 and 32.4% of those age 65 or over.

Climate[edit]

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Busby has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[3]

Climate data for Busby, Montana
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 0
(32)
3
(37)
8
(46)
15
(59)
21
(69)
26
(78)
31
(88)
31
(87)
24
(76)
17
(62)
8
(46)
2
(35)
15.5
(59.6)
Average low °C (°F) −16
(4)
−12
(10)
−7
(19)
−2
(29)
3
(38)
8
(47)
11
(52)
9
(49)
4
(40)
−1
(30)
−8
(18)
−13
(8)
−2
(28.7)
Precipitation mm (inches) 15
(0.6)
13
(0.5)
18
(0.7)
33
(1.3)
58
(2.3)
61
(2.4)
33
(1.3)
30
(1)
36
(1.4)
30
(1.2)
18
(0.7)
15
(0.6)
360
(14)
Avg. precipitation days 8 6 7 8 9 9 6 5 6 6 6 7 83
Source: Weatherbase [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Busby
  4. ^ "Weatherbase.com". Weatherbase. 2013.  Retrieved on September 25, 2013.