|Missoula County, Montana|
| Map of Montana highlighting Missoula County|
Location in the state of Montana
Montana's location in the U.S.
2,618 sq mi (6,781 km²)
2,598 sq mi (6,729 km²)
20 sq mi (52 km²), 0.78%
36/sq mi (14/km²)
- Mineral County - west
- Sanders County - northwest
- Lake County - north
- Flathead County - northeast
- Powell County - east
- Granite County - southeast
- Ravalli County - south
- Idaho County - southwest
- Clearwater County - southwest
As of the census of 2000, there were 95,802 people, 38,439 households, and 23,140 families residing in the county. The population density was 14/km² (37/sq mi). There were 41,319 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (16/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 94.02% White, 0.27% Black or African American, 2.29% Native American, 1.02% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 0.45% from other races, and 1.86% from two or more races. 1.61% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 22.7% were of German, 13.0% Irish, 10.4% English, 8.5% Norwegian and 5.6% American ancestry according to Census 2000.
There were 38,439 households out of which 29.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.40% were married couples living together, 9.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.80% were non-families. 28.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.96.
In the county the population was spread out with 22.90% under the age of 18, 15.40% from 18 to 24, 29.20% from 25 to 44, 22.60% from 45 to 64, and 10.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 99.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.00 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $34,454, and the median income for a family was $44,865. Males had a median income of $31,605 versus $21,720 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,808. About 8.80% of families and 14.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.60% of those under age 18 and 8.20% of those age 65 or over.
Cities and townsEdit
- Marc Racicot, former Governor of Montana, previously served as deputy county attorney here.
- Diane Sands, member of the Montana House of Representatives, previously served on the Missoula County Commission.
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