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Drummond, Montana
Drummond, June 2012
Drummond, June 2012
Motto(s): 
"Home Of The Famous Bullshippers"
Location of Drummond, Montana
Location of Drummond, Montana
Country United States
State Montana
County Granite
Area
 • Total 0.55 sq mi (1.43 km2)
 • Land 0.55 sq mi (1.43 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
3,963 ft (1,208 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 272
 • Density 494.55/sq mi (190.21/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
59832
Area code(s) 406
FIPS code 30-21850
GNIS feature ID 0770752

Drummond is a town in Granite County, Montana, United States. The population was 272 at the 2020 census.

Geography

Drummond is located at 46°40′5″N 113°8′47″W / 46.66806°N 113.14639°W / 46.66806; -113.14639 (46.667983, -113.146355).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.53 square miles (1.37 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 531
1960 577 8.7%
1970 494 −14.4%
1980 414 −16.2%
1990 264 −36.2%
2000 318 20.5%
2010 309 −2.8%
2020 272 −12.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 309 people, 143 households, and 84 families residing in the town. The population density was 583.0 inhabitants per square mile (225.1/km2). There were 179 housing units at an average density of 337.7 per square mile (130.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.7% White (U.S. Census)], 0.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.

There were 143 households, of which 21.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.6% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.3% were non-families. 38.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.11 and the average family size was 2.80.

The median age in the town was 46.9 years. 19.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.5% were from 25 to 44; 32% were from 45 to 64; and 23.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.

Climate

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Drummond has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.

Climate data for Drummond, Montana
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) -2.2
(28)
0
(32)
2.2
(36)
7.2
(45)
12.2
(54)
17.2
(63)
23.9
(75)
22.8
(73)
16.1
(61)
10
(50)
2.8
(37)
-0.6
(31)
9.4
(49)
Average low °C (°F) -12.2
(10)
-11.1
(12)
-11.1
(12)
-6.1
(21)
-2.2
(28)
2.2
(36)
5.6
(42)
4.4
(40)
0.6
(33)
-2.8
(27)
-7.8
(18)
-10.6
(13)
-4.4
(24)
Precipitation mm (inches) 64
(2.5)
58
(2.3)
61
(2.4)
64
(2.5)
79
(3.1)
81
(3.2)
36
(1.4)
36
(1.4)
41
(1.6)
38
(1.5)
53
(2.1)
64
(2.5)
671
(26.4)
Source: Weatherbase

Education

Drummond Public Schools provides education. Drummond High School's team name is the Trojans.

The Drummond School and Community Library serves the town.

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