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Daniels County, Montana
Map of Montana highlighting Daniels County
Location in the state of Montana
Map of USA MT
Montana's location in the U.S.
Founded 1920
Seat Scobey
Largest city Scobey
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,427 sq mi (3,696 km²)
1,426 sq mi (3,693 km²)
1 sq mi (3 km²), 0.03%
 - (2000)
 - Density

142/sq mi (055/km²)

Daniels County is a county located in the U.S. state of Montana. As of 2000, the population is 2,017. Its county seat is Scobey[1].


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,695 km² (1,427 sq mi). 3,694 km² (1,426 sq mi) of it is land and 1 km² (<1 sq mi) of it (0.03%) is water.

Adjacent CountiesEdit

The Canadian province of Saskatchewan borders Daniels County on the north.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,017 people, 892 households, and 561 families residing in the county. The population density was 0.55/km² (1.4/sq mi). There were 1,154 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (1/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 96.03% White, 1.29% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 0.59% from other races, and 1.74% from two or more races. 1.59% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 35.7% were of Norwegian, 20.0% German, 7.8% Irish and 5.5% French ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 892 households out of which 23.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.90% were married couples living together, 5.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.10% were non-families. 33.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the county the population was spread out with 22.10% under the age of 18, 4.90% from 18 to 24, 20.00% from 25 to 44, 29.50% from 45 to 64, and 23.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 96.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $27,306, and the median income for a family was $35,722. Males had a median income of $24,405 versus $18,421 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,055. About 13.40% of families and 16.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.20% of those under age 18 and 13.20% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns Edit

Coordinates: 48°47′N 105°33′W / 48.79, -105.55

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