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

2,293 sq mi (5,939 km²)
2,273 sq mi (5,887 km²)
20 sq mi (52 km²), 0.87%
 - (2000)
 - Density

3/sq mi (1/km²)

Teton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Montana. As of 2000, the population is 6,445. Its county seat is Choteau[1].


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 5,938 km² (2,293 sq mi). 5,886 km² (2,273 sq mi) of it is land and 52 km² (20 sq mi) of it (0.87%) is water.

Adjacent CountiesEdit


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 6,445 people, 2,538 households, and 1,761 families residing in the county. The population density was 1/km² (3/sq mi). There were 2,910 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (1/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 96.31% White, 0.19% Black or African American, 1.52% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.42% from other races, and 1.47% from two or more races. 1.13% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 92.7% spoke English and 6.1% German as their first language.

There were 2,538 households out of which 31.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.10% were married couples living together, 5.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.60% were non-families. 27.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the county the population was spread out with 27.30% under the age of 18, 6.10% from 18 to 24, 24.60% from 25 to 44, 25.40% from 45 to 64, and 16.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 97.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $30,197, and the median income for a family was $36,662. Males had a median income of $25,794 versus $18,389 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,635. About 12.20% of families and 16.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.60% of those under age 18 and 8.40% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and townsEdit

Unincorporated communitiesEdit

Notable officialsEdit

Coordinates: 47°51′N 112°14′W / 47.85, -112.23

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