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Fallon County, Montana
Map of Montana highlighting Fallon County
Location in the state of Montana
Map of USA MT
Montana's location in the U.S.
Founded information needed
Seat Baker
Largest city Baker
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,623 sq mi (4,204 km²)
1,620 sq mi (4,196 km²)
3 sq mi (8 km²), 0.17%
 - (2000)
 - Density

3/sq mi (1/km²)

Fallon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Montana. As of 2000, the population is 2,837. Its county seat is Baker[1].


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 4,204 km² (1,623 sq mi). 4,197 km² (1,620 sq mi) of it is land and 7 km² (3 sq mi) of it (0.17%) is water.

Adjacent CountiesEdit


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,837 people, 1,140 households, and 803 families residing in the county. The population density was 1/km² (2/sq mi). There were 1,410 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (1/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.59% White, 0.14% Black or African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.11% from other races, and 0.46% from two or more races. 0.39% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 39.4% were of German, 16.9% Norwegian, 10.0% Irish and 8.2% English ancestry according to Census 2000. 97.2% spoke English and 1.7% German as their first language.

There were 1,140 households out of which 32.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.50% were married couples living together, 6.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.50% were non-families. 26.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.50% under the age of 18, 6.20% from 18 to 24, 25.50% from 25 to 44, 24.80% from 45 to 64, and 17.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 102.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $29,944, and the median income for a family was $38,636. Males had a median income of $27,045 versus $18,077 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,014. About 9.50% of families and 12.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.50% of those under age 18 and 6.60% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns Edit

Coordinates: 46°21′N 104°25′W / 46.35, -104.41

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