Rosebud County, Montana

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

5,027 sq mi (13,020 km²)
5,012 sq mi (12,981 km²)
15 sq mi (39 km²), 0.29%
 - (2000)
 - Density

3/sq mi (1/km²)

Rosebud County is a county located in the U.S. state of Montana. As of 2000, the population is 9,383. Its county seat is Forsyth[1].


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 13,020 km² (5,027 sq mi). 12,982 km² (5,012 sq mi) of it is land and 38 km² (15 sq mi) of it (0.29%) is water. See [1] for more info.

Adjacent CountiesEdit


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 9,383 people, 3,307 households, and 2,417 families residing in the county. The population density was 1/km² (2/sq mi). There were 3,912 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (1/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 64.40% White, 0.23% Black or African American, 32.41% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.65% from other races, and 2.01% from two or more races. 2.33% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 87.6% spoke English, 8.3% Cheyenne, 1.9% Spanish and 1.0% German as their first language.

There were 3,307 households out of which 38.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.00% were married couples living together, 11.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.90% were non-families. 24.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.34.

In the county the population was spread out with 33.50% under the age of 18, 7.20% from 18 to 24, 25.70% from 25 to 44, 24.80% from 45 to 64, and 8.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 100.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.20 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $35,898, and the median income for a family was $41,631. Males had a median income of $38,688 versus $20,640 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,032. About 17.80% of families and 22.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.80% of those under age 18 and 15.10% of those age 65 or over.

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Notable residentsEdit

Coordinates: 46°14′N 106°43′W / 46.23, -106.72

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