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Carbon County, Montana (MT)

County population in 2019: 10,779 (all rural); it was 9,552 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,964
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,507
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,015
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,100 (it was 1,050 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

32%

Land area: 2048 sq. mi.

Water area: 14.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 5 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Carbon County: 88.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.3%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (14.2%), Retail trade (11.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 11%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Carbon County, MT (2019)
    • 9,97394.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2692.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1431.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1201.1%Two or more races
    • 430.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 310.3%Asian alone
    • 210.2%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

51.3 years
Montana median age:

40.5 years
Males: 5,458  (50.6%)
Females: 5,321  (49.4%)
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Average household size:
Carbon County:

2.0 people
Montana:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $61,038 ($32,139 in 1999)
This county:

$61,038
Montana:

$57,153

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $611 (lower quartile is $525, upper quartile is $843)
This county:

$611
State:

$735


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $272,296 (it was $109,700 in 2000)
Carbon:

$272,296
Montana:

$253,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $170,074 - $423,481

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $400,176
Here:

$400,176
State:

$329,235

Townhouses or other attached units: $362,394
Here:

$362,394
State:

$267,466

In 2-unit structures: $160,258
Here:

$160,258
State:

$246,399

Mobile homes: $145,747
Here:

$145,747
State:

$92,717

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $37,262
Here:

$37,262
State:

$24,567

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,461
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $454

Institutionalized population: 45

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 1
  • Thefts: 22
  • Auto thefts: 3

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 27
  • Auto thefts: 2
Carbon County, MT map from a distance

Health of residents in Carbon County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
74.7% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
46.2% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
57.6% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
68.1% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 200 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 162 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $67,000
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $104,100
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 2004: 52 buildings, average cost: $161,200
  • 2005: 54 buildings, average cost: $159,900
  • 2006: 41 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $197,000
  • 2008: 24 buildings, average cost: $188,000
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $187,800
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $222,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $205,800
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $191,400
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $181,900
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $203,000
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $176,600
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2018: 10 buildings, average cost: $295,000
  • 2019: 16 buildings, average cost: $226,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Carbon, MT residents
Average permit cost in Carbon, MT
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,830 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,667 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Carbon, MT in 2019
Distribution of house value in Carbon, MT in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Carbon, MT in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.3%
Carbon County:

9.3%
Montana:

12.6%
(8.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.5% for American Indian residents, 22.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 51.3 years old
(Males: 50.8 years old, Females: 52.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 52.0 years old, Black residents: 38.1 years old, American Indian residents: 44.4 years old, Asian residents: 68.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 35.1 years old, Other race residents: 7.5 years old)

Area name: Billings, MT MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Carbon County is $447 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $578 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $780 a month.

Cities in this county include: Red Lodge, Roberts, Bridger, Joliet, Fromberg, Belfry, Edgar, Silesia, Bearcreek, Boyd.

Carbon 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: Alpena County, Michigan , Antrim County, Michigan , Powder River County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Montana:

4.3%

Unemployment by year in Carbon, MT
County total employment by year in Carbon, MT
County average yearly wages by year in Carbon, MT

Current college students: 215
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 94.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 31.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 110 (80.2% naturalized citizens)

Carbon County:

1.0%
Whole state:

2.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 172010 or later
  • 62000 to 2009
  • 131990 to 1999
  • 351980 to 1989
  • 51970 to 1979
  • 53Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 67.6%

Carbon County marital status for males Carbon County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,465
  • One, attached: 123
  • Two: 84
  • 3 or 4: 113
  • 5 to 9: 70
  • 10 to 19: 17
  • 20 to 49: 10
  • 50 or more: 9
  • Mobile homes: 706
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Housing units in Carbon County with a mortgage: 1,797 (41 second mortgage, 129 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,786

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

55.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Carbon County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,9674
Mainline Protestant1,0379
Evangelical Protestant74414
Other4062
None5,924-
Carbon 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
Carbon County:

3.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.



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

3.09 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 16
This county:

16.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Carbon County:

7.1%
Montana:

7.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Carbon County:

26.2%
State:

23.1%

Agriculture in Carbon County:

Average size of farms: 1072 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $66,221
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $164.16
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 71.19%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $56,739
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.84%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 73.16%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $65,333
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.34%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.07
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.02%
Corn for grain: 1479 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 5513 harvested acres
Vegetables: 17 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 26 acres

Earthquake activity:

Carbon County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 778% greater 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 92.5 miles away from Carbon 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 247.0 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 92.0 miles away from the county center
On 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi) earthquake occurred 301.2 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 169.5 miles away from Carbon County center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 198.7 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4508, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Montana Flooding, Incident Period: May 1, 2018 - June 10, 2018, FEMA Id: 4405, 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 Willie Fire, Incident Period: August 28, 2000, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 2326, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 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 Severe Storms, Ice Jams, Snowmelt, Flooding, Extreme Soil Saturation, Incident Period: March 01, 1997 to August 06, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1183: July 25, 1997, FEMA Id: 1183, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Snow
  • Montana SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: May 29, 1978, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-558: May 29, 1978, FEMA Id: 558, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Carbon County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Carbon

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,372 (64.0%)
  • Carpooled: 264 (7.1%)
  • Bus: 29 (0.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 29 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 44 (1.2%)
  • Walked: 346 (9.3%)
  • Worked at home: 622 (16.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (13%)
  • Germany (12%)
  • Argentina (11%)
  • Pakistan (10%)
  • Ethiopia (10%)
  • Japan (9%)
  • Indonesia (8%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Carbon County


  • American (22%)
  • German (21%)
  • Norwegian (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (6%)
  • Scottish (4%)
  • Italian (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 71 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 37 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $59,615.

9.36% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,172 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.36%
Montana average:

7.25%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.30% relocated from other counties in Montana ($36,341 average AGI)
4.06% relocated from other states ($18,833 average AGI)
Carbon County:

4.06%
Montana average:

4.15%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Yellowstone County, MT  3.22% ($62,090 average AGI)


8.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,116 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.35%
Montana average:

6.77%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.41% relocated to other counties in Montana ($22,224 average AGI)
2.94% relocated to other states ($19,892 average AGI)
Carbon County:

2.94%
Montana average:

3.66%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Yellowstone County, MT  3.13% ($40,302 average AGI)
to Gallatin County, MT  0.51% ($32,571)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.0

Births per 1000 population in Carbon County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Carbon County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Carbon County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 12.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Carbon County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Carbon County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Carbon County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Carbon County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Carbon County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Carbon County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,814 (1,620 aged, 194 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 305 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Carbon County, Montana in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (23)
  • Congestive heart failure (22)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 10.25
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,916
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 533
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 17,027

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,141
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 899
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 20

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 42
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 91

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,779
  • Male householders: 2,618 (979 living alone), Female householders: 2,014 (619 living alone)
  • 2,296 spouses (2,271 opposite-sex spouses), 193 unmarried partners, (190 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,549 children (2,257 natural, 72 adopted, 200 stepchildren), 150 grandchildren, 84 brothers or sisters, 196 parents, 14 foster children, 124 other relatives, 389 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 112

Size of family households: 1,705 2-persons, 431 3-persons, 367 4-persons, 173 5-persons, 78 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,608 1-person, 233 2-persons, 7 3-persons, 3 4-persons.

1,282 married couples with children.
453 single-parent households (167 men, 286 women).

96.7% of residents of Carbon speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
2.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (50% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $51,619,000 ($5,292 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,391,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $23,976,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $10,857,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,305,000
Federal grants: $9,838,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,225,000 ($225,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,418,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $771,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,302,000
Federal Government insurance: $12,274,000

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

Births: 417
Here:

42 per 1000 residents
State:

62 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 467
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +19
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +400
Here:

+40 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Carbon County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.58 millions of gallons per day (41% from ground, 59% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.2

Year house built in Carbon County, Montana
  • Year house built in Carbon County, Montana
  • 1282014 or later
  • 1662010 to 2013
  • 1,0342000 to 2009
  • 1,0341990 to 1999
  • 7921980 to 1989
  • 9861970 to 1979
  • 3331960 to 1969
  • 4681950 to 1959
  • 1411940 to 1949
  • 1,5211939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Carbon County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Carbon County, Montana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Carbon County, Montana
  • 191 room
  • 252 rooms
  • 1283 rooms
  • 4824 rooms
  • 6155 rooms
  • 7276 rooms
  • 5257 rooms
  • 3578 rooms
  • 6939+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Carbon County, Montana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Carbon County, Montana
  • 01 room
  • 512 rooms
  • 1873 rooms
  • 1424 rooms
  • 2975 rooms
  • 1686 rooms
  • 1297 rooms
  • 268 rooms
  • 719+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Carbon County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Carbon County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Carbon County, Montana
  • 17no bedroom
  • 1891 bedroom
  • 8422 bedrooms
  • 1,6703 bedrooms
  • 5584 bedrooms
  • 3075+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Carbon County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Carbon County, Montana
  • 2no bedroom
  • 1721 bedroom
  • 3722 bedrooms
  • 4173 bedrooms
  • 754 bedrooms
  • 315+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Carbon County, Montana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Carbon County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Carbon County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 50no vehicle
  • 6441 vehicle
  • 1,1922 vehicles
  • 9903 vehicles
  • 4344 vehicles
  • 2715+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Carbon County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Carbon County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 77no vehicle
  • 4381 vehicle
  • 3212 vehicles
  • 1313 vehicles
  • 964 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles

92.5% of Carbon County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 65% lived in Montana.

Carbon County:

92.5%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 5,649
  • Other state: 4,959
  • Northeast: 487
  • Midwest: 1,910
  • South: 624
  • West: 1,920
Year householders moved into unit in Carbon County, MT
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Carbon County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 55.7%Utility gas
  • 24.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.6%Wood
  • 9.1%Electricity
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 53.7%Utility gas
  • 25.7%Electricity
  • 12.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.5%Wood
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 40
Here:

4.5%
Montana:

12.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 32
Here:

5.9%
Montana:

10.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 20
Here:

16.3%
Montana:

9.2%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Carbon County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $455,000
    Air Transportation: $13,000
    Regular Highways: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,101,000
    Police Protection: $1,918,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,111,000
    Health - Other: $1,059,000
    Central Staff Services: $670,000
    General - Other: $518,000
    General Public Buildings: $370,000
    Financial Administration: $296,000
    Libraries: $246,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $156,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $47,000
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000
    Corrections - Other: $36,000
    Air Transportation: $18,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $12,000
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,000
    Sewerage: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,278,000
    Other: $299,000
    Health and Hospitals: $18,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,894,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $43,000
    Other - Health - Other: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $86,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $63,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $58,000
    General Revenue - Other: $55,000
    Special Assessments: $18,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $666,000
    Police Protection: $368,000
    General - Other: $144,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $9,000
    General Public Building: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,910,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,047,000
    Other: $529,000
    Health and Hospitals: $129,000
    Highways: $85,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,034,000
    Other License: $32,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,173,000

Carbon County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $455,000
    Air Transportation: $13,000
    Regular Highways: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,101,000
    Police Protection: $1,918,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,111,000
    Health - Other: $1,059,000
    Central Staff Services: $670,000
    General - Other: $518,000
    General Public Buildings: $370,000
    Financial Administration: $296,000
    Libraries: $246,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $156,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $47,000
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000
    Corrections - Other: $36,000
    Air Transportation: $18,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $12,000
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,000
    Sewerage: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,278,000
    Other: $299,000
    Health and Hospitals: $18,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,894,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $43,000
    Other - Health - Other: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $86,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $63,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $58,000
    General Revenue - Other: $55,000
    Special Assessments: $18,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $666,000
    Police Protection: $368,000
    General - Other: $144,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $9,000
    General Public Building: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,910,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,047,000
    Other: $529,000
    Health and Hospitals: $129,000
    Highways: $85,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,034,000
    Other License: $32,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,173,000

Carbon County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $455,000
    Air Transportation: $13,000
    Regular Highways: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,101,000
    Police Protection: $1,918,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,111,000
    Health - Other: $1,059,000
    Central Staff Services: $670,000
    General - Other: $518,000
    General Public Buildings: $370,000
    Financial Administration: $296,000
    Libraries: $246,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $156,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $47,000
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000
    Corrections - Other: $36,000
    Air Transportation: $18,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $12,000
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,000
    Sewerage: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,278,000
    Other: $299,000
    Health and Hospitals: $18,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,894,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $43,000
    Other - Health - Other: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $86,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $63,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $58,000
    General Revenue - Other: $55,000
    Special Assessments: $18,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $666,000
    Police Protection: $368,000
    General - Other: $144,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $9,000
    General Public Building: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,910,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,047,000
    Other: $529,000
    Health and Hospitals: $129,000
    Highways: $85,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,034,000
    Other License: $32,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,173,000

Carbon County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $455,000
    Air Transportation: $13,000
    Regular Highways: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,101,000
    Police Protection: $1,918,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,111,000
    Health - Other: $1,059,000
    Central Staff Services: $670,000
    General - Other: $518,000
    General Public Buildings: $370,000
    Financial Administration: $296,000
    Libraries: $246,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $156,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $47,000
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000
    Corrections - Other: $36,000
    Air Transportation: $18,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $12,000
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,000
    Sewerage: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,278,000
    Other: $299,000
    Health and Hospitals: $18,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,894,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $43,000
    Other - Health - Other: $2,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $86,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $63,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $58,000
    General Revenue - Other: $55,000
    Special Assessments: $18,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $666,000
    Police Protection: $368,000
    General - Other: $144,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $9,000
    General Public Building: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,910,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,047,000
    Other: $529,000
    Health and Hospitals: $129,000
    Highways: $85,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,034,000
    Other License: $32,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,173,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 103
  • Number of aged recipients: 11
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 92
  • Number of recipients under 18: 13
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 70
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 20
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 48
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 43
Most common first names in Carbon County, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10479.5 years
William6274.8 years
Mary6083.1 years
Robert4673.1 years
James4274.1 years
George3876.1 years
Frank3182.7 years
Charles3077.6 years
Arthur2778.9 years
Margaret2677.3 years
Most common last names in Carbon County, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown2176.8 years
Johnson2176.5 years
Miller1676.1 years
Nelson1484.1 years
Luoma1477.7 years
Richardson1378.5 years
Anderson1379.2 years
Koski1379.0 years
Peters1279.1 years
Wilson1275.5 years
Businesses in Carbon County, MT
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1True Value1
MasterBrand Cabinets2U-Haul2
RadioShack1UPS2
Subway1