|Madison County, Montana|
Location in the state of Montana
Montana's location in the U.S.
3,603 sq mi (9,332 km²)
3,587 sq mi (9,290 km²)
16 sq mi (41 km²), 0.45%
3/sq mi (1/km²)
- Beaverhead County - southwest, west
- Silver Bow County - northwest
- Jefferson County - north
- Gallatin County - east
- Fremont County - south
As of the census of 2000, there were 6,851 people, 2,956 households, and 1,921 families residing in the county. The population density was 1/km² (2/sq mi). There were 4,671 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (1/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.02% White, 0.04% Black or African American, 0.53% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.76% from other races, and 1.39% from two or more races. 1.90% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 21.6% were of German, 16.4% English, 11.0% Irish, 7.8% American and 7.3% Norwegian ancestry according to Census 2000.
There were 2,956 households out of which 26.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.80% were married couples living together, 4.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.00% were non-families. 29.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.85.
In the county the population was spread out with 22.90% under the age of 18, 4.90% from 18 to 24, 25.00% from 25 to 44, 30.10% from 45 to 64, and 17.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 102.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.90 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $30,233, and the median income for a family was $35,536. Males had a median income of $26,606 versus $17,917 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,944. About 10.20% of families and 12.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.20% of those under age 18 and 9.30% of those age 65 or over.
Cities and townsEdit
- Sam V. Stewart, former Montana Governor and Supreme Court justice, lived here.
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