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Reed Point is a census-designated place (CDP) in Stillwater County, Montana, United States. The population was 185 at the 2000 census.

Reed Point, Montana
Bank on Main Street photographed by John Margolies in 2004
Bank on Main Street photographed by John Margolies in 2004
Location of Reed Point, Montana
Location of Reed Point, Montana
Coordinates: 45°42′26″N 109°32′40″W / 45.70722°N 109.54444°W / 45.70722; -109.54444Coordinates: 45°42′26″N 109°32′40″W / 45.70722°N 109.54444°W / 45.70722; -109.54444
CountryUnited States
StateMontana
CountyStillwater
Area
 • Total0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
 • Land0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
3,747 ft (1,142 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total185
 • Density339.6/sq mi (131.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
59069
Area code(s)406
FIPS code30-61900
GNIS feature ID0801354

GeographyEdit

Reed Point is located at 45°42′26″N 109°32′40″W / 45.70722°N 109.54444°W / 45.70722; -109.54444 (45.707165, -109.544546).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), all of it land.

ClimateEdit

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Reed Point has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[2]

DemographicsEdit

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 185 people, 79 households, and 50 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 339.6 people per square mile (132.3/km²). There were 92 housing units at an average density of 168.9 per square mile (65.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 94.05% White, 1.62% Native American, and 4.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.78% of the population.

There were 79 households out of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.9% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.7% were non-families. 35.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 27.0% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 107.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $26,500, and the median income for a family was $33,000. Males had a median income of $21,250 versus $18,000 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $16,389. About 9.1% of families and 12.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 42.9% of those sixty five or over.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  2. ^ Climate Summary for Reed Point, Montana
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.