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Blaine County, Montana (MT)

County population in 2016: 6,732 (all rural); it was 7,009 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 574
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 889
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,526
Renter-occupied apartments: 894 (it was 975 in 2000)
% of renters here:

39%
State:

32%

Land area: 4226 sq. mi.

Water area: 12.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 2 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Blaine County: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (59.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 50%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 11%
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Races in Blaine County, Montana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (47.3%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (47.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.5%)
Median resident age:  34.3 years
Montana median age:  40.1 years
Males: 3,358  (49.9%)
Females: 3,374  (50.1%)
Average household size:
Blaine County:

2.0 people
Montana:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $38,130 ($25,247 in 1999)

This county:

$38,130
Montana:

$50,027

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $324 (lower quartile is $137, upper quartile is $517)
This county:

$324
State:

$655


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $93,536 (it was $55,000 in 2000)
Blaine:

$93,536
Montana:

$217,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $64,406 - $175,104

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $189,586
Here:

$189,586
State:

$282,285

Mobile homes: $60,704
Here:

$60,704
State:

$83,786
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,146
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $376

Institutionalized population: 49

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 10
  • Thefts: 39
  • Auto thefts: 3

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 13
  • Thefts: 34
  • Auto thefts: 5
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $375,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,594 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,313 (1.5%)

Blaine County household income distribution in 2009 Blaine County home values distribution Blaine County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 25.6%
Blaine County:

25.6%
Montana:

13.3%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.9% for American Indian residents, 27.8% for other race residents, 3.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 34.3 years old
(Males: 33.7 years old, Females: 35.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.3 years old, Black residents: 73.0 years old, American Indian residents: 25.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.8 years old, Other race residents: 48.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Blaine County is $401 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $508 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $677 a month.

Cities in this county include: Fort Belknap, Chinook, Fort Belknap Agency, Harlem, Hays, Lodge Pole, Turner.

Blaine County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Cavalier County, North Dakota , Ferry County, Washington , Grant County, Washington , Lake County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Montana:

3.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 213
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 92 (71.1% naturalized citizens)

Blaine County:

1.4%
Whole state:

2.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 41
  • 2000 to 2009: 2
  • 1990 to 1999: 4
  • 1980 to 1989: 11
  • 1970 to 1979: 8
  • Before 1970: 57
Note: State values scaled to Blaine County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 91.3%

Blaine County marital status for males Blaine County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,262
  • One, attached: 29
  • Two: 37
  • 3 or 4: 88
  • 5 to 9: 20
  • 10 to 19: 41
  • 20 or more: 68
  • Mobile homes: 302

Housing units in Blaine County with a mortgage: 486 (0 second mortgage, 14 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 928

Here:

34.4% with mortgage
State:

56.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Blaine County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,5806
Mainline Protestant6138
Evangelical Protestant58214
Other1732
None2,543-
Blaine County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Blaine County:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

3.07 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Blaine County:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Blaine County:

10.1%
Montana:

7.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Blaine County:

32.9%
State:

23.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

22.7%
State:

10.7%

Agriculture in Blaine County:

Average size of farms: 3846 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $90,637
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $82.09
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 54.64%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $87,149
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 13.02%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.71%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $108,702
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 73.13%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.81
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.24%
All wheat for grain: 190343 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Blaine County-area historical earthquake activity is below Montana state average. It is 10% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 281.2 miles away from Blaine County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 381.4 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 275.2 miles away from the county center
On 7/26/2005 at 04:08:37, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.6 MW, Depth: 8.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 272.1 miles away from the county center
On 8/22/1984 at 09:46:30, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 363.1 miles away from Blaine County center
On 10/29/1983 at 23:29:11, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 374.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Montana Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: August 21, 2014 to August 26, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4198: October 09, 2014, FEMA Id: 4198, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Montana Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2013 to June 03, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4127: July 10, 2013, FEMA Id: 4127, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Montana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 04, 2011 to July 22, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1996: June 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 1996, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Montana Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3253: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3253, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Montana Wildfires, Incident Period: July 13, 2000 to September 25, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1340: August 30, 2000, FEMA Id: 1340, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Montana Flooding, Incident Period: March 01, 1996 to June 05, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1113: May 16, 1996, FEMA Id: 1113, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Montana SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: September 25, 1986 to October 28, 1986, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-777: October 14, 1986, FEMA Id: 777, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Blaine County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Canada (29%)
  • Mexico (18%)
  • Germany (16%)
  • Cuba (13%)
  • Russia (11%)
  • Poland (5%)
  • Spain (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Blaine County (%):

  • American (8%)
  • German (5%)
  • Norwegian (4%)
  • English (2%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • French Canadian (1%)
  • Welsh (1%)

Blaine County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,586 (64.6%)
  • Carpooled: 298 (12.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 35 (1.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 40 (1.6%)
  • Bicycle: 3 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 247 (10.1%)
  • Worked at home: 248 (10.1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Blaine County, Montana in 2000:

  • 35 people in nursing homes
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in religious group quarters
  • 5 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in unknown juvenile institutions

People in group quarters in Blaine County, Montana in 2010:

  • 171 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 39 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $34,188.

5.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,254 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
Montana average:

6.86%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.97% relocated from other counties in Montana ($14,795 average AGI)
2.44% relocated from other states ($11,459 average AGI)
Blaine County:

2.44%
Montana average:

3.82%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hill County, MT  1.02% ($24,783 average AGI)
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.44% ($16,200)


6.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,628 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
Montana average:

6.73%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.27% relocated to other counties in Montana ($16,869 average AGI)
1.76% relocated to other states ($8,759 average AGI)
Blaine County:

1.76%
Montana average:

3.69%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hill County, MT  1.50% ($18,941 average AGI)
to Yellowstone County, MT  0.66% ($23,533)
to Cascade County, MT  0.44% ($28,700)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.5

Births per 1000 population in Blaine County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Blaine County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Blaine County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 29.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Blaine County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Blaine County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 947 (824 aged, 123 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 234 (12%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Blaine County, Montana in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (56)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (54)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (49)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (48)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (45)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (42)
  • Unspecified dementia (34)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (33)
  • Congestive heart failure (27)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (26)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 15
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,179
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 90
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 92,696

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 2,097
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 996
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 30

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 14
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 60

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,732
  • In family households: 5,659 (686 male householders, 861 female householders)
    1,062 spouses, 2,212 children (2,048 natural, 65 adopted, 89 stepchildren), 478 grandchildren, 73 brothers or sisters, 31 parents, 172 other relatives, 143 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 915 (419 male householders (328 living alone)), 331 female householders (295 living alone)), 163 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 157

Size of family households: 755 2-persons, 207 3-persons, 239 4-persons, 172 5-persons, 96 6-persons, 82 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 623 1-person, 117 2-persons, 6 3-persons, 3 4-persons.

1,217 married couples with children.
384 single-parent households (126 men, 258 women).

92.7% of residents of Blaine speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (58% speak English very well, 38% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
5.2% of residents speak other language at home (96% speak English very well, 4% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $90,731,000 ($13,607 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $579,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $14,455,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $7,582,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $20,871,000
Federal grants: $35,251,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,010,000 ($-63,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,561,000 ($176,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $741,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,341,000
Federal Government insurance: $28,192,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 568
Here:

86 per 1000 residents
State:

62 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 380
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +5
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -559
Here -84 per 1000 residents
State +20 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Blaine County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.58 millions of gallons per day (7% from ground, 93% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 53
  • 2000 to 2009: 159
  • 1990 to 1999: 234
  • 1980 to 1989: 334
  • 1970 to 1979: 641
  • 1960 to 1969: 236
  • 1950 to 1959: 304
  • 1940 to 1949: 190
  • 1939 or earlier: 653
Note: State values scaled to Blaine population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Blaine County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Blaine County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 5
  • 3 rooms: 50
  • 4 rooms: 194
  • 5 rooms: 320
  • 6 rooms: 324
  • 7 rooms: 204
  • 8 rooms: 83
  • 9+ rooms: 216
  • 1 room: 48
  • 2 rooms: 40
  • 3 rooms: 121
  • 4 rooms: 183
  • 5 rooms: 222
  • 6 rooms: 116
  • 7 rooms: 52
  • 8 rooms: 40
  • 9+ rooms: 50
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Blaine County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Blaine County population
  • no bedroom: 3
  • 1 bedroom: 63
  • 2 bedrooms: 300
  • 3 bedrooms: 578
  • 4 bedrooms: 336
  • 5+ bedrooms: 132
  • no bedroom: 49
  • 1 bedroom: 81
  • 2 bedrooms: 309
  • 3 bedrooms: 306
  • 4 bedrooms: 103
  • 5+ bedrooms: 23
Cars and other vehicles available in Blaine County, Montana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Blaine County population
  • no vehicle: 81
  • 1 vehicle: 408
  • 2 vehicles: 381
  • 3 vehicles: 236
  • 4 vehicles: 149
  • 5+ vehicles: 165
  • no vehicle: 128
  • 1 vehicle: 401
  • 2 vehicles: 210
  • 3 vehicles: 102
  • 4 vehicles: 17
  • 5+ vehicles: 18

87% of Blaine County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 62% lived in Montana.

Blaine County:

87.4%
State average:

83.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 5,580
  • Other state: 1,037
  • Northeast: 53
  • Midwest: 367
  • South: 111
  • West: 503

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Blaine County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (50.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25.1%)
  • Electricity (13.3%)
  • Wood (8.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Electricity (42.4%)
  • Utility gas (28.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18.8%)
  • Wood (6.5%)
  • Other fuel (4.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 148
Here:

15.8%
Montana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5
Here:

1.1%
Montana:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5
Here:

3.0%
Montana:

11.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Blaine County government finances - Expenditure in 2004:

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,235,000
    Regular Highways: $1,101,000
    Police Protection: $576,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $454,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $332,000
    Corrections - Other: $328,000
    Financial Administration: $294,000
    Health Services - Other: $271,000
    General Public Buildings: $250,000
    Central Staff Services: $156,000
    Libraries: $130,000
    Welfare - Other: $102,000
    Parks & Recreation: $69,000
    Fire Protection: $55,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $53,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,336,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $44,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,594,000

Blaine County government finances - Revenue in 2004:

  • Charges - All Other: $543,000
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $596,000
    All Other: $239,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $93,000
    Highways: $37,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $135,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $124,000
    Special Assessments: $44,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,684,000
    Highways: $789,000
    General Support: $670,000
    Health & Hospitals: $56,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,248,000
    NEC: $1,000

Blaine County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,399,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 173
  • Number of aged recipients: 20
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 153
  • Number of recipients under 18: 26
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 108
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 39
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 59
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 80
Blaine County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Blaine County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Blaine County, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6377.6 years
William4375.5 years
George3978.5 years
Mary3477.6 years
Robert3071.0 years
James3075.5 years
Joseph2472.5 years
Henry2376.7 years
Charles2376.2 years
Thomas2272.1 years
Most common last names in Blaine County, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller2276.3 years
Doney2168.6 years
Johnson1975.3 years
Anderson1873.3 years
Kirkaldie1574.7 years
Snell1568.5 years
Brown1366.4 years
Martin1169.7 years
Werk1056.8 years
Peterson1079.6 years

Businesses in Blaine County, MT

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • Albertsons: 1

Blaine County on our top lists:

  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"