Somers, Montana

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Somers, Montana
CDP
Location of Somers, Montana
Location of Somers, Montana
Coordinates: 48°4′47″N 114°13′40″W / 48.07972°N 114.22778°W / 48.07972; -114.22778Coordinates: 48°4′47″N 114°13′40″W / 48.07972°N 114.22778°W / 48.07972; -114.22778
Country United States
State Montana
County Flathead
Government
 • Mayor Eugene Patersen
Area
 • Total 2.1 sq mi (5.5 km2)
 • Land 2.1 sq mi (5.3 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 2,917 ft (889 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 556
 • Density 269.6/sq mi (104.1/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT... (UTC-6)
ZIP code 59932
Area code(s) 406
FIPS code 30-69475
GNIS feature ID 0790849

Somers (Ktunaxa: ʔa·kminq̓unuk, Salish: čšn̓šá [1][2]) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Flathead County, Montana, United States. The population was 556 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Somers is located at 48°4′47″N 114°13′40″W / 48.07972°N 114.22778°W / 48.07972; -114.22778 (48.079826, -114.227722).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.1 square miles (5.4 km2), of which, 2.1 square miles (5.4 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (2.83%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 556 people, 233 households, and 158 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 269.6 people per square mile (104.2/km²). There were 263 housing units at an average density of 127.5 per square mile (49.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.04% White, 0.36% African American, 1.08% Native American, 1.08% from other races, and 1.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.96% of the population.

There were 233 households out of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.9% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.8% were non-families. 23.6% 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 2.38 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 14.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 109.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $30,625, and the median income for a family was $34,286. Males had a median income of $33,125 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $13,786. About 7.9% of families and 7.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.0% of those under age 18 and 4.3% of those age 65 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, Montana: Bilingual Education Department, Salish Kootenai College. p. 131. 
  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.