|Silver Bow County, Montana|
Location in the state of Montana
Montana's location in the U.S.
719 sq mi (1,862 km²)
718 sq mi (1,860 km²)
1 sq mi (3 km²), 0.09%
49/sq mi (19/km²)
Silver Bow County is a county located in the U.S. state of Montana. As of 2000, the population was 34,606. Its county seat is Butte. In 1977, the city of Butte and county governments consolidated to form the single entity of Butte-Silver Bow.
- Deer Lodge County - northwest & west
- Jefferson County - east
- Madison County - south
- Beaverhead County - southwest
As of the census of 2000, there were 34,606 people, 14,432 households, and 8,933 families residing in the county. The population density was 19/km² (48/sq mi). There were 16,176 housing units at an average density of 9/km² (22/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 95.35% White, 0.16% Black or African American, 2.03% Native American, 0.43% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.59% from other races, and 1.37% from two or more races. 2.75% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 14,432 households out of which 28.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.80% were married couples living together, 10.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.10% were non-families. 32.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.97.
In the county the population was spread out with 23.70% under the age of 18, 9.60% from 18 to 24, 26.70% from 25 to 44, 24.00% from 45 to 64, and 16.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 97.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.30 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $30,402, and the median income for a family was $40,018. Males had a median income of $31,295 versus $21,610 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,009. About 10.70% of families and 14.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.20% of those under age 18 and 8.90% of those age 65 or over.
Cities and towns Edit
- James Edward Murray was county attorney here before becoming United States Senator from Montana.
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