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

2,103 sq mi (5,447 km²)
2,084 sq mi (5,398 km²)
19 sq mi (49 km²), 0.90%
 - (2000)
 - Density

5/sq mi (2/km²)

Richland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Montana. As of 2000, the population is 9,667. Its county seat is Sidney[1].


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 5,447 km² (2,103 sq mi). 5,398 km² (2,084 sq mi) of it is land and 49 km² (19 sq mi) of it (0.90%) is water.

Adjacent countiesEdit


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 9,667 people, 3,878 households, and 2,652 families residing in the county. The population density was 2/km² (5/sq mi). There were 4,557 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 96.57% White, 0.09% Black or African American, 1.46% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.85% from other races, and 0.85% from two or more races. 2.16% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,878 households out of which 33.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.30% were married couples living together, 7.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.60% were non-families. 28.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the county the population was spread out with 27.50% under the age of 18, 6.40% from 18 to 24, 26.80% from 25 to 44, 23.80% from 45 to 64, and 15.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 98.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,110, and the median income for a family was $39,348. Males had a median income of $29,069 versus $19,203 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,006. About 8.10% of families and 12.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.90% of those under age 18 and 9.00% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and townsEdit

Unincorporated communitiesEdit

Coordinates: 47°47′N 104°34′W / 47.79, -104.56

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