Dixon, Montana

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Dixon, Montana
CDP
View of Dixon from nearby hillside
View of Dixon from nearby hillside
Location of Dixon, Montana
Location of Dixon, Montana
Coordinates: 47°18′42″N 114°20′28″W / 47.31167°N 114.34111°W / 47.31167; -114.34111Coordinates: 47°18′42″N 114°20′28″W / 47.31167°N 114.34111°W / 47.31167; -114.34111
Country United States
State Montana
County Sanders
Area
 • Total 6.9 sq mi (17.9 km2)
 • Land 6.6 sq mi (17.2 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation 2,523 ft (769 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 216
 • Density 32.5/sq mi (12.6/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 59831
Area code(s) 406
FIPS code 30-20950
GNIS feature ID 0770675

Dixon (Ktunaxa: kik̓siǂuk,[1] Salish: sčlíp [2]) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sanders County, Montana, United States. The population was 216 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Dixon is located at 47°18′42″N 114°20′28″W / 47.31167°N 114.34111°W / 47.31167; -114.34111 (47.311611, -114.340983).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.9 square miles (18 km2), of which, 6.6 square miles (17 km2) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) of it (100%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 216 people, 89 households, and 54 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 32.5 people per square mile (12.6/km²). There were 93 housing units at an average density of 14.0 per square mile (5.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 75.46% White, 20.37% Native American, and 4.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.39% of the population.

There were 89 households out of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.1% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.3% were non-families. 31.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 20.4% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 18.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 94.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $15,455, and the median income for a family was $23,750. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $11,379. About 19.6% of families and 35.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 45.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 22.2% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FirstVoices: Nature / Environment - place names: words. Ktunaxa.". Retrieved 2012-07-07. 
  2. ^ Tachini, Pete; Louie Adams, Sophie Mays, Mary Lucy Parker, Johnny Arlee, Frances Vanderburg, Lucy Vanderburg, Diana Christopher-Cote (1998). nyoʻnuntn q̓éymin, Flathead Nation Salish dictionary. Pablo, MT: Bilingual Education Department, Salish Kootenai College. p. 39. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.