Townsend, Montana

Population 2,041

Townsend is located in Broadwater County, MT. The population is 2,041, making Townsend the largest city in Broadwater County.

There are 3 public schools in Townsend with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Townsend is very low , and there are 15 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Townsend is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Townsend property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Townsend include The Silos, Radersburg and Toston.

Townsend Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 11.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 66.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 22.2%

Crime Rate

17.83% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 336
  • Violent Crimes: 240
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 384
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

66.85% Higher than national avg.
  • 15 offenders in Townsend
  • 73.49 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

93 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 4
  • Registered Polluters: 2
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 86


Moderate 4.3%
  • Montana unemployment average: 4.1%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

3 Public Schools view public schools

There are 3 K-12 public schools in Townsend, MT and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Townsend's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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15 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Townsend, MT

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Property Report Overview

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Housing Inventory

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  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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2 Building Permits View All

  • In 2012, the city of Townsend, MT issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2011, the city of Townsend, MT issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $568
  • 1 Bedroom: $605
  • 2 Bedrooms: $804
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,008
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,333

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Environmental Hazards

93 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (469/474)
    Townsend, MT has 98.95% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Townsend, MT is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.6 Average
    Townsend, MT is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 23.68°
  • February 28.5°
  • March 36.06°
  • April 42.78°
  • May 52.9°
  • June 61.29°
  • July 71.06°
  • August 68.78°
  • September 59.92°
  • October 45.75°
  • November 34.23°
  • December 21.13°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Townsend, MT

Townsend, MT has a high risk of earthquakes.
Townsend, MT has no risk of hurricanes.
Townsend, MT has a very low risk of hail storms.
Townsend, MT has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Townsend, MT: $48,125


Unemployment in Townsend is 4.3%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.1% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 50.62%
White Collar - 49.38%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Steve Bullock
  • Sen. Steve Daines
  • Sen. Jon Tester

City Representatives

  • Ryan Zinke

Neighborhood Info

3 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

7 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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