Joliet, Montana

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Joliet, Montana
Town
Location of Joliet, Montana
Location of Joliet, Montana
Coordinates: 45°29′4″N 108°58′17″W / 45.48444°N 108.97139°W / 45.48444; -108.97139Coordinates: 45°29′4″N 108°58′17″W / 45.48444°N 108.97139°W / 45.48444; -108.97139
Country United States
State Montana
County Carbon
Area[1]
 • Total 0.30 sq mi (0.78 km2)
 • Land 0.30 sq mi (0.78 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 3,737 ft (1,139 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 595
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 625
 • Density 1,983.3/sq mi (765.8/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 59041
Area code(s) 406
FIPS code 30-39700
GNIS feature ID 0772882

Joliet is a town in Carbon County, Montana, United States. It is part of the Billings, Montana Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 595 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Joliet is located at 45°29′4″N 108°58′17″W / 45.48444°N 108.97139°W / 45.48444; -108.97139 (45.484520, −108.971257).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.30 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 389
1920 440 13.1%
1930 359 −18.4%
1940 476 32.6%
1950 410 −13.9%
1960 452 10.2%
1970 412 −8.8%
1980 580 40.8%
1990 522 −10.0%
2000 575 10.2%
2010 595 3.5%
Est. 2014 649 [5] 9.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[6][7]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 595 people, 260 households, and 165 families residing in the town. The population density was 178.3 inhabitants per square mile (68.8/km2). There were 285 housing units at an average density of 950.0 per square mile (366.8/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.3% White, 0.3% African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.7% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 260 households of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.1% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.5% were non-families. 32.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.91.

The median age in the town was 41.1 years. 24.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.7% were from 25 to 44; 27% were from 45 to 64; and 19.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.4% male and 49.6% female.

Notable residents[edit]

Schools[edit]

Joliet High School

Fire Hall[edit]

Fire Hall (Joliet, Montana) is listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Carbon County, Montana

Climate[edit]

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "BSk" (Tropical and Subtropical Steppe Climate).[8]

Climate data for Joliet, Montana
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 2
(36)
6
(42)
10
(50)
15
(59)
21
(69)
26
(78)
31
(87)
30
(86)
23
(74)
17
(62)
8
(46)
3
(38)
16
(60.6)
Average low °C (°F) −11
(12)
−8
(17)
−6
(22)
−1
(30)
4
(39)
8
(47)
11
(52)
10
(50)
5
(41)
0
(32)
−6
(22)
−10
(14)
−0.3
(31.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 15
(0.6)
15
(0.6)
28
(1.1)
50
(2)
71
(2.8)
53
(2.1)
23
(0.9)
30
(1)
33
(1.3)
36
(1.4)
18
(0.7)
15
(0.6)
387
(15.1)
Source: Weatherbase [9]

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