Plevna, Montana

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Plevna, Montana
Town
Grain Elevator in Plevna
Grain Elevator in Plevna
Location of Plevna, Montana
Location of Plevna, Montana
Coordinates: 46°24′59″N 104°31′4″W / 46.41639°N 104.51778°W / 46.41639; -104.51778Coordinates: 46°24′59″N 104°31′4″W / 46.41639°N 104.51778°W / 46.41639; -104.51778
Country United States
State Montana
County Fallon
Area[1]
 • Total 0.59 sq mi (1.53 km2)
 • Land 0.59 sq mi (1.53 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,808 ft (856 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 162
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 179
 • Density 274.6/sq mi (106.0/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 59344
Area code(s) 406
FIPS code 30-58450
GNIS feature ID 0775297

Plevna is a town in Fallon County, Montana, United States. The population was 162 at the 2010 census.[4]

Plevna was founded in 1909 along the Milwaukee Road transcontinental rail line known as the Pacific Extension. Bulgarian railroad workers named the town after the city of Pleven in Bulgaria.[5]

Geography[edit]

Plevna is located at 46°24′59″N 104°31′4″W / 46.41639°N 104.51778°W / 46.41639; -104.51778 (46.416323, -104.517842)[6].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.59 square miles (1.53 km2), all of it land.[1]

Climate[edit]

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Plevna has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[7]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 241
1930 258 7.1%
1940 291 12.8%
1950 247 −15.1%
1960 263 6.5%
1970 189 −28.1%
1980 191 1.1%
1990 140 −26.7%
2000 138 −1.4%
2010 162 17.4%
Est. 2012 179 10.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
2012 Estimate[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 162 people, 65 households, and 41 families residing in the town. The population density was 274.6 inhabitants per square mile (106.0 /km2). There were 77 housing units at an average density of 130.5 per square mile (50.4 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 95.7% White, 0.6% African American, 1.9% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population.

There were 65 households of which 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 1.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.9% were non-families. 32.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.24.

The median age in the town was 37.3 years. 30.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.9% were from 25 to 44; 24% were from 45 to 64; and 18.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 47.5% male and 52.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 138 people, 63 households, and 40 families residing in the town. The population density was 301.4 people per square mile (115.8/km²). There were 81 housing units at an average density of 176.9 per square mile (68.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.83% White and 2.17% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.45% of the population.

There were 63 households out of which 30.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.0% were married couples living together, 3.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.5% were non-families. 34.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.78.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 2.9% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 19.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 115.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $27,917, and the median income for a family was $33,333. Males had a median income of $26,875 versus $21,667 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,360. There were 6.5% of families and 8.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including 16.7% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

Notable people[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. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "Montana Place Names Companion". Montana Place Names From Alzada to Zortman. Montana Historical Society Research Center. Retrieved 9 May 2011. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ Climate Summary for Plevna, Montana
  8. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved August 16, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Retrieved August 16, 2013.