Wisdom, Montana

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Wisdom is a census-designated place (CDP) in Beaverhead County, Montana, United States. The population was 114 at the 2000 census. The ZIP Code of the area is 59761.

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History

Wisdom was named for the Wisdom River, which is now named the Big Hole River, that passes through the town.[1]

Geography

Wisdom is located at 45°36′58″N 113°26′59″W / 45.61611°N 113.44972°W / 45.61611; -113.44972 (45.616120, -113.449742).[2] According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.5 km²), of which, 0.9 square miles (2.5 km²) of it is land and 1.04% is water. Wisdom's average elevation is 6245 feet, about 1.2 miles above sea level.[3]

Demographics

2000 Census data

As of the 2000 census[4], there were 114 people, 61 households, and 32 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 120.0 people per square mile (46.3/km²). There were 88 housing units at an average density of 92.7/sq mi (35.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.49% White, 1.75% Native American, 1.75% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.75% of the population.

There were 61 households out of which 11.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.5% were married couples living together, 1.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 47.5% were non-families. It is unknown how many male householders with no wife present existed. 41.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.85 and the average family size was 2.47.

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