Harlem, Montana

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Harlem, Montana
Agásam tiʾóda
City
Location of Harlem, Montana
Location of Harlem, Montana
Coordinates: 48°31′54″N 108°47′4″W / 48.53167°N 108.78444°W / 48.53167; -108.78444Coordinates: 48°31′54″N 108°47′4″W / 48.53167°N 108.78444°W / 48.53167; -108.78444
Country United States
State Montana
County Blaine
Area[1]
 • Total 0.43 sq mi (1.11 km2)
 • Land 0.43 sq mi (1.11 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,365 ft (721 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 808
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 838
 • Density 1,879.1/sq mi (725.5/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 59526
Area code(s) 406
FIPS code 30-34375
GNIS feature ID 0772152

Harlem (Assiniboine: Agásam tiʾóda [4]) is a city in Blaine County, Montana, United States. The population was 808 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Harlem is located at 48°31′54″N 108°47′4″W / 48.53167°N 108.78444°W / 48.53167; -108.78444 (48.531752, -108.784407).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.43 square miles (1.11 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Cinema in Harlem

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 808 people, 307 households, and 204 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,879.1 inhabitants per square mile (725.5/km2). There were 359 housing units at an average density of 834.9 per square mile (322.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 42.1% White, 52.2% Native American, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.1% from other races, and 5.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.0% of the population.

There were 307 households of which 36.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.6% were married couples living together, 15.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.6% were non-families. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.08.

The median age in the city was 36.6 years. 28.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.4% were from 25 to 44; 23.7% were from 45 to 64; and 17% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.3% male and 54.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 848 people, 332 households, and 232 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,976.7 people per square mile (761.4/km²). There were 401 housing units at an average density of 934.7 per square mile (360.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 52.59% White, 0.24% African American, 42.57% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.12% from other races, and 4.25% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.65% of the population.

There were 332 households out of which 33.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.2% were married couples living together, 15.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.1% were non-families. 29.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the city the population was spread out with 29.4% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 22.4% from 25 to 44, 23.7% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 89.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,794, and the median income for a family was $33,828. Males had a median income of $24,145 versus $21,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,295. About 16.5% of families and 23.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.8% of those under age 18 and 8.5% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Harlem is home to Harlem Elementary and Harlem Jr./Sr. High.

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