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Powell County, Montana
Map of Montana highlighting Powell County
Location in the state of Montana
Map of USA MT
Montana's location in the U.S.
Founded 1901
Seat Deer Lodge
Largest city Deer Lodge
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

2,333 sq mi (6,042 km²)
2,326 sq mi (6,024 km²)
7 sq mi (18 km²), 0.29%
 - (2000)
 - Density

3/sq mi (1/km²)

Powell County is a county located in the U.S. state of Montana. As of 2000, the population is 7,180. Its county seat is Deer Lodge[1].


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 6,042 km² (2,333 sq mi). 6,024 km² (2,326 sq mi) of it is land and 17 km² (7 sq mi) of it (0.29%) is water.

Adjacent CountiesEdit


As of the [2] of 2000, there were 7,180 people, 2,422 households, and 1,634 families residing in the county. The population density was 1/km² (3/sq mi). There were 2,930 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (1/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 92.52% White, 0.50% Black or African American, 3.51% Native American, 0.43% Asian, 0.74% from other races, and 2.30% from two or more races. 1.95% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,422 households out of which 29.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.50% were married couples living together, 7.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.50% were non-families. 28.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the county the population was spread out with 21.20% under the age of 18, 7.80% from 18 to 24, 30.80% from 25 to 44, 26.20% from 45 to 64, and 14.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 143.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 151.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $30,625, and the median income for a family was $35,836. Males had a median income of $26,366 versus $20,457 for females. The per capita income for the county was $13,816. About 10.20% of families and 12.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.20% of those under age 18 and 6.00% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and townsEdit

Unincorporated communitiesEdit

Coordinates: 46°51′N 112°56′W / 46.85, -112.94

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