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Carter County, Montana (MT)

County population in 2019: 1,353 (all rural); it was 1,360 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 115
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 283
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 405
Renter-occupied apartments: 134 (it was 138 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

32%

Land area: 3340 sq. mi.

Water area: 8.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 0 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Carter County: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (44.7%), Educational, health and social services (11.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 46%
  • Government: 20%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Carter County, MT (2019)
    • 1,28696.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 322.4%Two or more races
    • 100.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 10.08%Hispanic or Latino
Median resident age:

48.5 years
Montana median age:

40.5 years
Males: 693  (51.3%)
Females: 660  (48.7%)
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Average household size:
Carter County:

2.0 people
Montana:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,906 ($26,312 in 1999)
This county:

$49,906
Montana:

$57,153

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $361 (lower quartile is $323, upper quartile is $627)
This county:

$361
State:

$735


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $121,961 (it was $51,900 in 2000)
Carter:

$121,961
Montana:

$253,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $60,289 - $600,906

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $262,947
Here:

$262,947
State:

$329,235

Mobile homes: $133,224
Here:

$133,224
State:

$92,717

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,154
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $451

Institutionalized population: 11

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 6
  • Auto thefts: 0
Carter County, MT map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $87,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $23,000
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $50,600
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2019: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Carter, MT residents
Average permit cost in Carter, 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: $1,206 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $944 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Carter, MT in 2019
Distribution of house value in Carter, MT in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Carter, MT in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.6%
Carter County:

12.6%
Montana:

12.6%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.0% for American Indian residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 48.5 years old
(Males: 48.6 years old, Females: 48.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48.8 years old, American Indian residents: 49.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Carter County is $424 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $678 a month.

Cities in this county include: Little Missouri, Ekalaka, Alzada.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Carter County: Maki Ranch (A), Big Park Guard Station (B), Mystic Lake Hydroelectric Plant (C), Bedfork Ranch (D), Beartooth Ranch (E), Pine Grove Campground (F), Reeves Ranch (G), Youngs Point (H), Wheat Basin (I), Kamppinen Ranch (J), Buffalo Jump Fishing Access Site (K), Rosebud Isle Fishing Access Site (L), Moraine Fishing Access Site (M), Castle Rock Fishing Access Site (N), Cliff Swallow Fishing Access Site (O), Whitebird Fishing Access Site (P), Swinging Bridge Fishing Access Site (Q), Homestead Island Fishing Access Site (R), Firemans Point Fishing Access Site (S), Indian Fort Fishing Access Site (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Carter County include: Rapelje Evangelical Church (A), Nye Community Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mountain View Cemetery (1), Holland Settlement Cemetery (2), Assumption Catholic Church Cemetery (3), Pioneer Cemetery (4), Nye Cemetery (5), Rapelje Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Blueball Lake (A), Little Arch Lake (B), Reeves Lake (C), Lost Lake (D), Horseman Flats Lake (E), Avalanche Lake (F), Island Lake (G), Emerald Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Antelope Creek (A), Bad Canyon Creek (B), Butcher Creek (C), Castle Creek (D), Cold Creek (E), Corkscrew Creek (F), Allen Creek (G), Bearpaw Creek (H), Beaver Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Carter County include: Granite Peak Park (1), Eastlake Pond/Big Lake Waterfowl Management Area (2), Columbus Historical Marker (3), Park City Historical Marker (4), Jorgen Elesius Madson Historical Marker (5), Hailstone National Wildlife Refuge (6), Halfbreed Lake National Wildlife Refuge (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Gallatin County , Mackinac County, Michigan , Wheatland County , Rusk County, Wisconsin , Schoolcraft County, Michigan .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.5%
Montana:

4.3%

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

Current college students: 15
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 13 (61.5% naturalized citizens)

Carter County:

1.0%
Whole state:

2.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 61995 to March 2000
  • 01990 to 1994
  • 21985 to 1989
  • 21980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 01970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 3Before 1965

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 90.3%

Carter County marital status for males Carter County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 566
  • Two: 5
  • 5 to 9: 3
  • 10 to 19: 19
  • Mobile homes: 186

Housing units in Carter County with a mortgage: 125 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 349

Here:

26.4% with mortgage
State:

55.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Carter County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1893
Mainline Protestant991
Catholic971
Other861
None689-
Carter 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: 1
Carter County:

7.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.



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

23.77 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.


Adult diabetes rate:
Carter County:

8.1%
Montana:

7.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Carter County:

24.0%
State:

23.1%

Agriculture in Carter County:

Average size of farms: 5768 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $105,302
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $26.29
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 96.26%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $91,586
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.60%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $109,296
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 70.24%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.34
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.04%
All wheat for grain: 12713 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Carter County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 265% 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 309.2 miles away from Carter 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 468.3 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 311.3 miles away from the county center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 115.9 miles away from the county center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 116.9 miles away from Carter County center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 225.2 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 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 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 Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: May 01, 2008 to May 02, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1767: June 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1767, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: October 31, 2000 to November 20, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1350: December 06, 2000, FEMA Id: 1350, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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

The number of natural disasters in Carter County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Carter

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 335 (55.8%)
  • Carpooled: 50 (8.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 5 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 64 (10.7%)
  • Worked at home: 142 (23.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Public administration (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Retail trade (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Public administration (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)

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


  • Management occupations (56%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (3%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (12%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Korea (31%)
  • Other Western Europe (23%)
  • Italy (23%)
  • Romania (23%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Carter County


  • German (26%)
  • Norwegian (14%)
  • American (12%)
  • European (9%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • Polish (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
17 people in nursing homes
11 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $36,717.

10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties between 2010 and 2011.1,000 average adjusted gross income)


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties in Montana.
-1.00% relocated from other states ($-2,315,000 average AGI)
Carter County -1.00%
Montana average 4.15%

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


10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other counties between 2010 and 2011.1,000 average adjusted gross income)


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other counties in Montana.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other states.
Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.6

Births per 1000 population in Carter County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Carter County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Carter County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 14.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Carter County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Carter County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Carter County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Carter County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Carter County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Carter County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 267 (248 aged, 19 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 28 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 26%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 303
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,364

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,353
  • Male householders: 373 (115 living alone), Female householders: 270 (94 living alone)
  • 337 spouses (332 opposite-sex spouses), 28 unmarried partners, (28 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 300 children (290 natural, 10 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 3 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 0 foster children, 8 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 29

Size of family households: 244 2-persons, 69 3-persons, 36 4-persons, 24 5-persons, 20 6-persons, 10 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 210 1-person, 23 2-persons.

237 married couples with children.
29 single-parent households (0 men, 29 women).

99.0% of residents of Carter speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $27,970,000 ($21,125 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $91,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $3,040,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,334,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,572,000
Federal grants: $14,804,000
Federal procurement contracts: $302,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $917,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $370,000
Federal Government insurance: $11,128,000

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

Births: 35
Here:

27 per 1000 residents
State:

62 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 84
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +3
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +8
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Carter County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.06 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.2

Year house built in Carter County, Montana
  • Year house built in Carter County, Montana
  • 522014 or later
  • 122010 to 2013
  • 962000 to 2009
  • 641990 to 1999
  • 1121980 to 1989
  • 1331970 to 1979
  • 661960 to 1969
  • 591950 to 1959
  • 571940 to 1949
  • 1531939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Carter County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Carter County, Montana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Carter County, Montana
  • 11 room
  • 12 rooms
  • 153 rooms
  • 904 rooms
  • 945 rooms
  • 1016 rooms
  • 627 rooms
  • 308 rooms
  • 759+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Carter County, Montana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Carter County, Montana
  • 51 room
  • 132 rooms
  • 363 rooms
  • 274 rooms
  • 155 rooms
  • 166 rooms
  • 277 rooms
  • 108 rooms
  • 289+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Carter County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Carter County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Carter County, Montana
  • 1no bedroom
  • 201 bedroom
  • 1512 bedrooms
  • 2073 bedrooms
  • 764 bedrooms
  • 145+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Carter County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Carter County, Montana
  • 5no bedroom
  • 261 bedroom
  • 482 bedrooms
  • 643 bedrooms
  • 254 bedrooms
  • 75+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Carter County, Montana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Carter County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Carter County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1no vehicle
  • 431 vehicle
  • 1292 vehicles
  • 1493 vehicles
  • 734 vehicles
  • 775+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Carter County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Carter County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 36no vehicle
  • 281 vehicle
  • 772 vehicles
  • 213 vehicles
  • 74 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles

93.2% of Carter County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 29% lived in Montana.

Carter County:

93.2%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 550
  • Other state: 801
  • Northeast: 19
  • Midwest: 493
  • South: 81
  • West: 209
Year householders moved into unit in Carter County, MT
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Carter County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 65.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 21.2%Wood
  • 7.5%Electricity
  • 4.4%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 60.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.6%Electricity
  • 14.2%Wood
  • 8.0%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 70
Here:

47.0%
Montana:

12.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 10
Here:

27.0%
Montana:

10.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7
Here:

50.0%
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

Carter County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $270,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
    Air Transportation: $7,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,166,000
    Air Transportation: $311,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,413,000
    Police Protection: $532,000
    Hospitals: $347,000
    Financial Administration: $310,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $218,000
    Health - Other: $188,000
    Parks and Recreation: $184,000
    General - Other: $150,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $134,000
    Central Staff Services: $133,000
    General Public Buildings: $112,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $87,000
    Air Transportation: $55,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $44,000
    Libraries: $12,000
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $501,000
    Other: $44,000
    General Local Government Support: $11,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $243,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $43,000
    Interest Earnings: $22,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $19,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $118,000
    Hospitals: $79,000
    Parks and Recreation: $43,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,485,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $527,000
    Highways: $466,000
    Other: $411,000
    Health and Hospitals: $101,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,931,000
    Other License: $93,000

Carter County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $270,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
    Air Transportation: $7,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,166,000
    Air Transportation: $311,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,413,000
    Police Protection: $532,000
    Hospitals: $347,000
    Financial Administration: $310,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $218,000
    Health - Other: $188,000
    Parks and Recreation: $184,000
    General - Other: $150,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $134,000
    Central Staff Services: $133,000
    General Public Buildings: $112,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $87,000
    Air Transportation: $55,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $44,000
    Libraries: $12,000
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $501,000
    Other: $44,000
    General Local Government Support: $11,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $243,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $43,000
    Interest Earnings: $22,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $19,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $118,000
    Hospitals: $79,000
    Parks and Recreation: $43,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,485,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $527,000
    Highways: $466,000
    Other: $411,000
    Health and Hospitals: $101,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,931,000
    Other License: $93,000

Carter County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $270,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
    Air Transportation: $7,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,166,000
    Air Transportation: $311,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,413,000
    Police Protection: $532,000
    Hospitals: $347,000
    Financial Administration: $310,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $218,000
    Health - Other: $188,000
    Parks and Recreation: $184,000
    General - Other: $150,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $134,000
    Central Staff Services: $133,000
    General Public Buildings: $112,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $87,000
    Air Transportation: $55,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $44,000
    Libraries: $12,000
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $501,000
    Other: $44,000
    General Local Government Support: $11,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $243,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $43,000
    Interest Earnings: $22,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $19,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $118,000
    Hospitals: $79,000
    Parks and Recreation: $43,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,485,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $527,000
    Highways: $466,000
    Other: $411,000
    Health and Hospitals: $101,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,931,000
    Other License: $93,000

Carter County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $270,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
    Air Transportation: $7,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,166,000
    Air Transportation: $311,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,413,000
    Police Protection: $532,000
    Hospitals: $347,000
    Financial Administration: $310,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $218,000
    Health - Other: $188,000
    Parks and Recreation: $184,000
    General - Other: $150,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $134,000
    Central Staff Services: $133,000
    General Public Buildings: $112,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $87,000
    Air Transportation: $55,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $44,000
    Libraries: $12,000
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $501,000
    Other: $44,000
    General Local Government Support: $11,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $243,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $43,000
    Interest Earnings: $22,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $19,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $118,000
    Hospitals: $79,000
    Parks and Recreation: $43,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,485,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $527,000
    Highways: $466,000
    Other: $411,000
    Health and Hospitals: $101,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,931,000
    Other License: $93,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 9
  • Number of aged recipients: 0
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 0
  • Number of recipients under 18: 0
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 0
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 0
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 0
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 2
Most common first names in Carter County, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George1283.4 years
Robert1174.5 years
William1080.7 years
Frank783.7 years
Anna687.8 years
Alice682.2 years
John680.7 years
Alfred480.2 years
Nellie485.0 years
Clara489.5 years
Most common last names in Carter County, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Elmore1081.8 years
Talkington778.9 years
Tooke684.2 years
Carter678.0 years
Taylor579.8 years
Stieg578.0 years
Castleberry576.6 years
Yates587.4 years
Welch484.8 years
Hubbard486.5 years

Carter County on our top lists:

  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"