McCone County, Montana

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McCone County, Montana
Map of Montana highlighting McCone County
Location in the state of Montana
Map of the United States highlighting Montana
Montana's location in the U.S.
Founded 1919
Seat Circle
Largest town Circle
Area
 • Total 2,683 sq mi (6,949 km2)
 • Land 2,643 sq mi (6,845 km2)
 • Water 40 sq mi (104 km2), 1.5%
Population
 • (2010) 1,734
 • Density 0.7/sq mi (0/km²)
Congressional district At-large
Time zone Mountain: UTC-7/-6

McCone County is a county located in the U.S. state of Montana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,734.[1] Its county seat is Circle.[2] It was named in honor of State Senator George McCone.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,683 square miles (6,950 km2), of which 2,643 square miles (6,850 km2) is land and 40 square miles (100 km2) (1.5%) is water.[4]

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Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 4,747
1930 4,790 0.9%
1940 3,798 −20.7%
1950 3,258 −14.2%
1960 3,321 1.9%
1970 2,875 −13.4%
1980 2,702 −6.0%
1990 2,276 −15.8%
2000 1,977 −13.1%
2010 1,734 −12.3%
Est. 2013 1,709 −1.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]
1790-1960[6] 1900-1990[7]
1990-2000[8] 2010-2013[1]

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 1,977 people, 810 households, and 596 families residing in the county. The population density was 1 people per square mile (0/km²). There were 1,087 housing units at an average density of 0 per square mile (0/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 96.97% White, 0.30% Black or African American, 1.06% Native American, 0.30% Asian, and 1.37% from two or more races. 0.96% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 37.4% were of German, 22.7% Norwegian, 8.8% American and 8.5% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000. 99.0% spoke English and 1.0% German as their first language.

There were 810 households out of which 30.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.90% were married couples living together, 3.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.30% were non-families. 24.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.80% under the age of 18, 5.40% from 18 to 24, 24.30% from 25 to 44, 26.50% from 45 to 64, and 18.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 99.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $29,718, and the median income for a family was $35,887. Males had a median income of $22,768 versus $15,368 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,162. About 14.10% of families and 16.80% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.40% of those under age 18 and 11.20% of those age 65 or over.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 15, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  3. ^ McCone County Home
  4. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved November 29, 2014. 
  5. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 29, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved November 29, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 29, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 29, 2014. 
  9. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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Coordinates: 47°39′N 105°48′W / 47.65°N 105.80°W / 47.65; -105.80