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Chouteau County, Montana (MT)

County population in 2019: 5,830 (all rural); it was 5,970 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 599
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 908
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,528
Renter-occupied apartments: 787 (it was 698 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

32%

Land area: 3973 sq. mi.

Water area: 23.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 1 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Chouteau County: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (52.8%), Educational, health and social services (15.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 19%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 24%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Chouteau County, MT (2019)
    • 4,46774.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,06117.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1512.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 851.4%Two or more races
    • 340.6%Asian alone
    • 180.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

42.5 years
Montana median age:

40.5 years
Males: 2,864  (49.1%)
Females: 2,966  (50.9%)
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Average household size:
Chouteau County:

2.0 people
Montana:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $43,977 ($29,150 in 1999)
This county:

$43,977
Montana:

$57,153

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $197 (lower quartile is $103, upper quartile is $527)
This county:

$197
State:

$735


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $157,483 (it was $70,000 in 2000)
Chouteau:

$157,483
Montana:

$253,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $83,075 - $226,746
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,159
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $424

Institutionalized population: 40

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 6
  • Thefts: 13
  • Auto thefts: 1

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 2
  • Thefts: 7
  • Auto thefts: 1
Chouteau County, MT map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $128,200
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $79,200
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $320,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $242,500
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $259,300
  • 2016: 10 buildings, average cost: $267,200
  • 2017: 13 buildings, average cost: $267,900
  • 2018: 17 buildings, average cost: $260,400
  • 2019: 11 buildings, average cost: $278,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Chouteau, MT residents
Average permit cost in Chouteau, 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: $1,593 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,119 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Chouteau, MT in 2019
Distribution of house value in Chouteau, MT in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Chouteau, MT in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.5%
Chouteau County:

16.5%
Montana:

12.6%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 69.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.6% for American Indian residents, 50.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 52.2% for other race residents, 39.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.5 years old
(Males: 42.6 years old, Females: 42.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.5 years old, Black residents: 6.1 years old, American Indian residents: 28.4 years old, Asian residents: 17.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.8 years old, Other race residents: 31.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Chouteau 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 Benton, Rocky Boy West, Big Sandy, Parker School, Geraldine, Boneau, Highwood, Loma, Carter.

Chouteau 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: Dawson County , San Juan County, Washington , Snohomish County, Washington , Roosevelt County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.2%
Montana:

4.3%

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

Current college students: 174
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 29.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 118 (49.0% naturalized citizens)

Chouteau County:

2.0%
Whole state:

2.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 342010 or later
  • 382000 to 2009
  • 81990 to 1999
  • 251980 to 1989
  • 141970 to 1979
  • 41Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 79.4%

Chouteau County marital status for males Chouteau County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,386
  • One, attached: 6
  • Two: 29
  • 3 or 4: 55
  • 5 to 9: 27
  • 10 to 19: 43
  • 20 to 49: 55
  • 50 or more: 17
  • Mobile homes: 334

Housing units in Chouteau County with a mortgage: 528 (6 second mortgage, 29 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 987

Here:

34.9% with mortgage
State:

55.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Chouteau County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,4353
Mainline Protestant8447
Evangelical Protestant5307
Other1681
None836-
Chouteau 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: 4
Chouteau County:

7.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Chouteau County:

3.81 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Chouteau County:

9.3%
Montana:

7.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Chouteau County:

24.8%
State:

23.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.1%
State:

10.7%

Agriculture in Chouteau County:

Average size of farms: 2924 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $70,704
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $67.27
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 24.67%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $90,753
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 27.08%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $135,216
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 63.15%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.46
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.03%
All wheat for grain: 513490 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Chouteau County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 562% 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 232.0 miles away from Chouteau 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 311.8 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 7/6/2017 at 06:30:17, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 7.6 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 124.6 miles away from the county center
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 224.8 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 328.6 miles away from Chouteau County center
On 7/26/2005 at 04:08:37, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.6 MW) earthquake occurred 202.5 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 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 Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 15, 2010 to July 30, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1922: July 10, 2010, FEMA Id: 1922, 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 Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 04, 1996 to February 29, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1105: February 23, 1996, FEMA Id: 1105, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Montana Heavy Rains, Flooding, Landslides, Incident Period: February 24, 1986 to March 07, 1986, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-761: March 15, 1986, FEMA Id: 761, Natural disaster type: Landslide, Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Chouteau County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Chouteau

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,086 (53.7%)
  • Carpooled: 275 (13.6%)
  • Bus: 27 (1.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 27 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 9 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 195 (9.6%)
  • Worked at home: 381 (18.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

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


  • Management occupations (32%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (20%)
  • Germany (15%)
  • Canada (15%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (14%)
  • Philippines (10%)
  • Netherlands (6%)
  • Brazil (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Chouteau County


  • German (17%)
  • American (9%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (5%)
  • Norwegian (4%)
  • Scandinavian (4%)
  • European (3%)

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

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

  • 103 people in nursing homes
  • 42 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 42 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 19 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 15 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in other group homes

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

  • 77 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 35 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,358.

6.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,008 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.99%
Montana average:

7.25%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.93% relocated from other counties in Montana ($34,280 average AGI)
2.07% relocated from other states ($13,727 average AGI)
Chouteau County:

2.07%
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 Cascade County, MT  1.43% ($72,741 average AGI)


4.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,382 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
Montana average:

6.77%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.82% relocated to other counties in Montana ($40,382 average AGI)
2.28% relocated to other states ($22,483 average AGI)
Chouteau County:

2.28%
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 Cascade County, MT  1.79% ($36,152 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.7

Births per 1000 population in Chouteau County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Chouteau County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Chouteau County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 15.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Chouteau County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Chouteau County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Chouteau County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Chouteau County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Chouteau County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Chouteau County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,057 (939 aged, 118 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 212 (19%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (12)

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: 17.94
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2,278
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 538
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,771

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 970
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,080

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 19
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 73

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 55

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,830
  • Male householders: 1,450 (351 living alone), Female householders: 882 (324 living alone)
  • 1,223 spouses (1,220 opposite-sex spouses), 104 unmarried partners, (104 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,517 children (1,398 natural, 97 adopted, 30 stepchildren), 201 grandchildren, 100 brothers or sisters, 74 parents, 0 foster children, 96 other relatives, 109 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 79

Size of family households: 849 2-persons, 271 3-persons, 241 4-persons, 120 5-persons, 62 6-persons, 38 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 676 1-person, 62 2-persons.

856 married couples with children.
271 single-parent households (161 men, 110 women).

97.8% of residents of Chouteau speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 15% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 30% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (64% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 29% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $66,684,000 ($11,961 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $619,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $14,227,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $5,941,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $33,202,000
Federal grants: $9,423,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,151,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,740,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $964,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,356,000
Federal Government insurance: $47,205,000

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

Births: 225
Here:

41 per 1000 residents
State:

62 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 334
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +13
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -406
Here -74 per 1000 residents
State +20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Chouteau County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.17 millions of gallons per day (27% from ground, 73% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.3
State:

4.2

Year house built in Chouteau County, Montana
  • Year house built in Chouteau County, Montana
  • 492014 or later
  • 242010 to 2013
  • 1492000 to 2009
  • 3591990 to 1999
  • 3411980 to 1989
  • 4281970 to 1979
  • 2251960 to 1969
  • 3521950 to 1959
  • 2241940 to 1949
  • 7581939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Chouteau County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chouteau County, Montana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chouteau County, Montana
  • 21 room
  • 52 rooms
  • 83 rooms
  • 744 rooms
  • 2665 rooms
  • 4196 rooms
  • 3187 rooms
  • 1798 rooms
  • 2219+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chouteau County, Montana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chouteau County, Montana
  • 71 room
  • 402 rooms
  • 523 rooms
  • 794 rooms
  • 2945 rooms
  • 2016 rooms
  • 687 rooms
  • 418 rooms
  • 419+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Chouteau County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Chouteau County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Chouteau County, Montana
  • 2no bedroom
  • 411 bedroom
  • 3112 bedrooms
  • 6923 bedrooms
  • 3204 bedrooms
  • 1365+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chouteau County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chouteau County, Montana
  • 14no bedroom
  • 1061 bedroom
  • 2122 bedrooms
  • 3683 bedrooms
  • 794 bedrooms
  • 395+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Chouteau County, Montana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Chouteau County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Chouteau County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 8no vehicle
  • 2491 vehicle
  • 5632 vehicles
  • 3953 vehicles
  • 1704 vehicles
  • 1195+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Chouteau County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Chouteau County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 116no vehicle
  • 3391 vehicle
  • 2012 vehicles
  • 1113 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 515+ vehicles

87.6% of Chouteau County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 12% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in Montana.

Chouteau County:

87.6%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 3,985
  • Other state: 1,649
  • Northeast: 119
  • Midwest: 433
  • South: 184
  • West: 916
Year householders moved into unit in Chouteau County, MT
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Chouteau County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 45.5%Utility gas
  • 35.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.8%Electricity
  • 5.5%Wood
  • 4.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 50.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 22.9%Utility gas
  • 15.7%Electricity
  • 6.2%Wood
  • 3.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 23
Here:

3.8%
Montana:

12.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 23
Here:

8.0%
Montana:

10.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 15
Here:

9.2%
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

Chouteau County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $586,000
  • Charges - Other: $435,000
    Parks and Recreation: $62,000
    Air Transportation: $55,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $9,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,347,000
    Regular Highways: $1,313,000
    Correctional Institutions: $676,000
    Police Protection: $647,000
    Financial Administration: $331,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $290,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $266,000
    Central Staff Services: $249,000
    Health - Other: $248,000
    Libraries: $184,000
    General Public Buildings: $161,000
    Parks and Recreation: $140,000
    Air Transportation: $51,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $278,000
    General Local Government Support: $136,000
    Other: $95,000
    Air Transportation: $52,000
    Health and Hospitals: $26,000
    Natural Resources: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,089,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $197,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $186,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $155,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $42,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
    Sale of Property: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $620,000
    Air Transportation: $97,000
    Police Protection: $39,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $18,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,789,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $826,000
    Other: $425,000
    General Local Government Support: $280,000
    Health and Hospitals: $71,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,341,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,693,000

Chouteau County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $586,000
  • Charges - Other: $435,000
    Parks and Recreation: $62,000
    Air Transportation: $55,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $9,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,347,000
    Regular Highways: $1,313,000
    Correctional Institutions: $676,000
    Police Protection: $647,000
    Financial Administration: $331,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $290,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $266,000
    Central Staff Services: $249,000
    Health - Other: $248,000
    Libraries: $184,000
    General Public Buildings: $161,000
    Parks and Recreation: $140,000
    Air Transportation: $51,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $278,000
    General Local Government Support: $136,000
    Other: $95,000
    Air Transportation: $52,000
    Health and Hospitals: $26,000
    Natural Resources: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,089,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $197,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $186,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $155,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $42,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
    Sale of Property: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $620,000
    Air Transportation: $97,000
    Police Protection: $39,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $18,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,789,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $826,000
    Other: $425,000
    General Local Government Support: $280,000
    Health and Hospitals: $71,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,341,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,693,000

Chouteau County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $586,000
  • Charges - Other: $435,000
    Parks and Recreation: $62,000
    Air Transportation: $55,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $9,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,347,000
    Regular Highways: $1,313,000
    Correctional Institutions: $676,000
    Police Protection: $647,000
    Financial Administration: $331,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $290,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $266,000
    Central Staff Services: $249,000
    Health - Other: $248,000
    Libraries: $184,000
    General Public Buildings: $161,000
    Parks and Recreation: $140,000
    Air Transportation: $51,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $278,000
    General Local Government Support: $136,000
    Other: $95,000
    Air Transportation: $52,000
    Health and Hospitals: $26,000
    Natural Resources: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,089,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $197,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $186,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $155,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $42,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
    Sale of Property: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $620,000
    Air Transportation: $97,000
    Police Protection: $39,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $18,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,789,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $826,000
    Other: $425,000
    General Local Government Support: $280,000
    Health and Hospitals: $71,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,341,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,693,000

Chouteau County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $586,000
  • Charges - Other: $435,000
    Parks and Recreation: $62,000
    Air Transportation: $55,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $9,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,347,000
    Regular Highways: $1,313,000
    Correctional Institutions: $676,000
    Police Protection: $647,000
    Financial Administration: $331,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $290,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $266,000
    Central Staff Services: $249,000
    Health - Other: $248,000
    Libraries: $184,000
    General Public Buildings: $161,000
    Parks and Recreation: $140,000
    Air Transportation: $51,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $278,000
    General Local Government Support: $136,000
    Other: $95,000
    Air Transportation: $52,000
    Health and Hospitals: $26,000
    Natural Resources: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,089,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $197,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $186,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $155,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $42,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
    Sale of Property: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $620,000
    Air Transportation: $97,000
    Police Protection: $39,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $18,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,789,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $826,000
    Other: $425,000
    General Local Government Support: $280,000
    Health and Hospitals: $71,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,341,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,693,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 50
  • 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: 43
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 0
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 23
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 19
Most common first names in Chouteau County, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7575.3 years
Mary4279.1 years
George3978.2 years
William3977.7 years
James3676.5 years
Robert3465.3 years
Frank3080.5 years
Charles2878.6 years
Anna2187.5 years
Helen2178.2 years
Most common last names in Chouteau County, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Denny1971.0 years
Smith1677.4 years
Anderson1576.4 years
Lamere1162.3 years
Nelson1078.9 years
Frieling1072.6 years
Taylor1063.1 years
Ayers1075.0 years
Jones973.0 years
Eagleman962.3 years
Businesses in Chouteau County, MT
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Lane Furniture1
Ford1True Value1