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

4,848 sq mi (12,556 km²)
4,668 sq mi (12,090 km²)
179 sq mi (464 km²), 3.70%%
 - (2000)
 - Density


Garfield County is a county located in the U.S. state of Montana. As of 2000, the population is 1,279. Its county seat is Jordan[1].


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 12,555 km² (4,848 sq mi). 12,090 km² (4,668 sq mi) of it is land and 465 km² (179 sq mi) of it (3.70%) is water.

Adjacent CountiesEdit


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,279 people, 532 households, and 366 families residing in the county. The population density was <1/km² (<1/sq mi). There were 961 housing units at an average density of <1/km² (<1/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 99.14% White, 0.08% Black or African American, 0.39% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, and 0.23% from two or more races. 0.39% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 25.9% were of German, 15.4% English, 14.4% American, 8.1% Scottish, 8.1% Irish, 6.7% Norwegian and 5.5% Scots-Irish ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 532 households out of which 28.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.30% were married couples living together, 4.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.20% were non-families. 28.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.50% under the age of 18, 7.10% from 18 to 24, 23.30% from 25 to 44, 25.80% from 45 to 64, and 19.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 106.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $25,917, and the median income for a family was $31,111. Males had a median income of $20,474 versus $14,531 for females. The per capita income for the county was $13,930. About 16.70% of families and 21.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.90% of those under age 18 and 17.40% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns Edit


Coordinates: 47°17′N 106°59′W / 47.28, -106.99

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