Drummond, Montana

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Drummond, Montana
Town
Drummond MT.jpg
Motto: "Home Of The Famous Bullshippers"
Location of Drummond, Montana
Location of Drummond, Montana
Coordinates: 46°40′5″N 113°8′47″W / 46.66806°N 113.14639°W / 46.66806; -113.14639Coordinates: 46°40′5″N 113°8′47″W / 46.66806°N 113.14639°W / 46.66806; -113.14639
Country United States
State Montana
County Granite
Area[1]
 • Total 0.53 sq mi (1.37 km2)
 • Land 0.53 sq mi (1.37 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 3,963 ft (1,208 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 309
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 327
 • Density 583.0/sq mi (225.1/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 59832
Area code(s) 406
FIPS code 30-21850
GNIS feature ID 0770752

Drummond is a town in Granite County, Montana, United States. The population was 309 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Drummond is located at 46°40′5″N 113°8′47″W / 46.66806°N 113.14639°W / 46.66806; -113.14639 (46.667983, -113.146355).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.53 square miles (1.37 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 309 people, 143 households, and 84 families residing in the town. The population density was 583.0 inhabitants per square mile (225.1/km2). There were 179 housing units at an average density of 337.7 per square mile (130.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.7% White (U.S. Census)], 0.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.

There were 143 households of which 21.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.6% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.3% were non-families. 38.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.11 and the average family size was 2.80.

The median age in the town was 46.9 years. 19.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.5% were from 25 to 44; 32% were from 45 to 64; and 23.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 318 people, 140 households, and 84 families residing in the town. The population density was 547.8 people per square mile (211.7/km²). There were 172 housing units at an average density of 296.3 per square mile (114.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.54% White, 1.57% Native American, 0.31% from other races, and 1.57% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.94% of the population.

There were 140 households out of which 30.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.0% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.3% were non-families. 35.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.6% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 101.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,500, and the median income for a family was $32,841. Males had a median income of $30,625 versus $16,563 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,213. About 6.6% of families and 13.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.0% of those under age 18 and 5.0% of those age 65 or over.

Climate[edit]

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Drummond has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[6]

Climate data for Drummond, Montana
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −2
(28)
0
(32)
2
(36)
7
(45)
12
(54)
17
(63)
24
(75)
23
(73)
16
(61)
10
(50)
3
(37)
−1
(31)
9.3
(48.8)
Average low °C (°F) −12
(10)
−11
(12)
−11
(12)
−6
(21)
−2
(28)
2
(36)
6
(42)
4
(40)
1
(33)
−3
(27)
−8
(18)
−11
(13)
−4.2
(24.3)
Precipitation mm (inches) 64
(2.5)
58
(2.3)
61
(2.4)
64
(2.5)
79
(3.1)
81
(3.2)
36
(1.4)
36
(1.4)
41
(1.6)
38
(1.5)
53
(2.1)
64
(2.5)
675
(26.5)
Source: Weatherbase [7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-18. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-18. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-03. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ Climate Summary for Drummond, Montana
  7. ^ "Weatherbase.com". Weatherbase. 2013.  Retrieved on September 25, 2013.