Reed Point, Montana
Reed Point, Montana
Bank on Main Street photographed by John Margolies in 2004
Location of Reed Point, Montana
|• Total||0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)|
|• Land||0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||3,747 ft (1,142 m)|
|• Density||339.6/sq mi (131.1/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0801354|
In 1901 the post office was established as Reed. The name of the post office changed to Reed Point in 1906. Bob Guthrie platted the townsite in 1911 and a new bridge spanned the Yellowstone River the same year.
Reed Point is located at (45.707165, -109.544546).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), all land.
As of the census 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 65 or over.
- "Reed Point". Montana Place Names Companion. Montana Historical Society. Retrieved 8 April 2021.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Climate Summary for Reed Point, Montana
- "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)