Glacier County, Montana
|Glacier County, Montana|
Glacier County Courthouse in Cut Bank
Location in the state of Montana
Montana's location in the U.S.
|Largest city||Cut Bank|
|• Total||3,037 sq mi (7,866 km2)|
|• Land||2,995 sq mi (7,757 km2)|
|• Water||42 sq mi (109 km2), 1.40%|
|• Density||5/sq mi (2/km²)|
|Time zone||Mountain: UTC-7/-6|
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,037 square miles (7,865.8 km2), of which 2,995 square miles (7,757.0 km2) is land and 42 square miles (108.8 km2) (1.40%) is water. About 70.85 percent of the county's land area lies within the Blackfeet Indian Reservation. Another 20.58 percent lies within Glacier National Park at the county's extreme west. The balance of the county, the extreme eastern section, is centered around its largest city, Cut Bank.
- Flathead County, Montana - west
- Pondera County, Montana - south
- Toole County, Montana - east
- Cardston County, Alberta - north
- Improvement District No. 4, Alberta (Waterton Lakes National Park) - northwest
- Warner County No. 5, Alberta - northeast
||Improvement District No. 4, Alberta (Waterton Lakes National Park)||Cardston County, Alberta, Canada||Warner County No. 5, Alberta, Canada|
|Flathead County||Toole County|
National protected areas
At the 2000 census, there were 13,247 people, 4,304 households and 3,245 families residing in the county. The population density was 4 per square mile (2/km²). There were 5,243 housing units at an average density of 2 per square mile (1/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 35.43% White, 0.08% Black or African American, 61.80% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.18% from other races, and 2.39% from two or more races. 1.20% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 11.3% were of German ancestry according to Census 2000. 90.1% spoke English, 6.0% Blackfoot and 3.6% German as their first language.
There were 4,304 households of which 42.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 16.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.6% were non-families. 21.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.03 and the average family size was 3.56.
34.9% of the population were under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 19.9% from 45 to 64, and 9.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 97.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.1 males.
The median household income was $27,921 and the median family income was $31,193. Males had a median income of $27,445 compared $23,036 for females. The per capita income for the county was $11,597. About 23.5% of families and 27.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.7% of those under age 18 and 20.1% of those age 65 or over.
- List of cemeteries in Glacier County, Montana
- List of lakes in Glacier County, Montana
- List of mountains in Glacier County, Montana
- National Register of Historic Places listings in Glacier County, Montana
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