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Dawson County, Montana (MT)

County population in 2019: 9,172 (72% urban, 28% rural); it was 9,059 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,238
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,420
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,683
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,091 (it was 942 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

32%

Land area: 2373 sq. mi.

Water area: 10.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 4 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Dawson County: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.5%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (14.0%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (11.0%), Retail trade (10.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 71%
  • Government: 17%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 11%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Dawson County, MT (2019)
    • 8,30592.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2903.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2142.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1231.4%Two or more races
    • 710.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 220.2%Asian alone
Median resident age:

41.6 years
Montana median age:

40.5 years
Males: 4,836  (52.7%)
Females: 4,336  (47.3%)
Average household size:
Dawson County:

2.0 people
Montana:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $60,922 ($31,393 in 1999)
This county:

$60,922
Montana:

$57,153

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $732 (lower quartile is $570, upper quartile is $884)
This county:

$732
State:

$735


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $176,618 (it was $58,700 in 2000)
Dawson:

$176,618
Montana:

$253,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $98,556 - $266,248
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,285
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $472

Institutionalized population: 343

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 5
  • Burglaries: 9
  • Thefts: 30
  • Auto thefts: 2

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 4
  • Thefts: 33
  • Auto thefts: 2
Dawson County, MT map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $220,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $12,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $183,900
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $191,400
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $68,800
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $78,700
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $72,500
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $235,700
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $218,100
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $127,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $127,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $127,000
  • 2019: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Dawson, MT residents
Average permit cost in Dawson, MT
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,025 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,704 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Dawson, MT in 2019
Distribution of house value in Dawson, MT in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Dawson, MT in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.7%
Dawson County:

10.7%
Montana:

12.6%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 41.6 years old
(Males: 39.6 years old, Females: 45.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.2 years old, Black residents: 14.8 years old, American Indian residents: 29.4 years old, Asian residents: 56.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 41.0 years old, Other race residents: 45.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Dawson 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: Glendive, West Glendive, Richey.

Dawson 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: Chouteau County , Latah County, Idaho , Hubbard County, Minnesota , Petroleum County , Roosevelt County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.7%
Montana:

4.3%

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

Current college students: 445
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 162 (51.4% naturalized citizens)

Dawson County:

1.8%
Whole state:

2.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 252010 or later
  • 42000 to 2009
  • 31990 to 1999
  • 121980 to 1989
  • 61970 to 1979
  • 79Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 94.6%

Dawson County marital status for males Dawson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,347
  • One, attached: 4
  • Two: 86
  • 3 or 4: 99
  • 5 to 9: 73
  • 10 to 19: 48
  • 20 or more: 187
  • Mobile homes: 649
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1

Housing units in Dawson County with a mortgage: 1,199 (31 second mortgage, 81 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,594

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

55.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Dawson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,24414
Catholic1,9782
Mainline Protestant9276
Other4132
None3,404-
Dawson 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
Dawson County:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Dawson County:

7.01 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

5.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Dawson County:

8.6%
Montana:

7.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Dawson County:

25.5%
State:

23.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.2%
State:

10.7%

Agriculture in Dawson County:

Average size of farms: 2703 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $69,247
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $77.36
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 46.17%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $62,382
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 17.83%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 6.69%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $106,914
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 75.48%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.16
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.48%
Corn for grain: 1331 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 164040 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Dawson County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 227% 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 334.5 miles away from Dawson 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 484.8 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 333.7 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 210.8 miles away from the county center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 211.1 miles away from Dawson County center
On 7/6/2017 at 06:30:17, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 7.6 mi) earthquake occurred 366.9 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 Ice Jams and Flooding, Incident Period: March 01, 2014 to March 17, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4172: April 17, 2014, FEMA Id: 4172, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Montana Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2013 to June 03, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4127: July 10, 2013, FEMA Id: 4127, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Montana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 04, 2011 to July 22, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1996: June 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 1996, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Montana Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3253: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3253, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Montana 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 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 Dawson County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Dawson

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,472 (73.7%)
  • Carpooled: 551 (11.7%)
  • Bus: 8 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 49 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 45 (1.0%)
  • Walked: 277 (5.9%)
  • Worked at home: 310 (6.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (31%)
  • Germany (18%)
  • Uruguay (15%)
  • Philippines (13%)
  • Costa Rica (5%)
  • France (4%)
  • Spain (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Dawson County


  • American (24%)
  • German (17%)
  • Norwegian (11%)
  • European (5%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

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

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

  • 140 people in state prisons
  • 134 people in nursing homes
  • 95 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 56 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 45 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 168 people in state prisons
  • 137 people in college/university student housing
  • 117 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 54 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $64,246.

5.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,576 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
Montana average:

7.25%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.13% relocated from other counties in Montana ($16,783 average AGI)
3.28% relocated from other states ($28,793 average AGI)
Dawson County:

3.28%
Montana average:

4.15%

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


9.56% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($53,891 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.56%
Montana average:

6.77%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.20% relocated to other counties in Montana ($23,432 average AGI)
5.35% relocated to other states ($30,459 average AGI)
Dawson County:

5.35%
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  1.36% ($47,173 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.5

Births per 1000 population in Dawson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Dawson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Dawson County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Dawson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Dawson County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Dawson County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Dawson County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Dawson County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Dawson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,680 (1,489 aged, 191 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 227 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (44)
  • Unspecified dementia (43)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (20)
  • Senility (20)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 11.58
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11,141
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,158
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 34,765

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,266
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,370
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 45
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 81

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 35

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,172
  • Male householders: 2,250 (698 living alone), Female householders: 1,773 (676 living alone)
  • 1,934 spouses (1,931 opposite-sex spouses), 298 unmarried partners, (298 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,980 children (1,747 natural, 173 adopted, 73 stepchildren), 87 grandchildren, 4 brothers or sisters, 24 parents, 61 foster children, 6 other relatives, 293 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 439

Size of family households: 1,333 2-persons, 385 3-persons, 314 4-persons, 262 5-persons, 29 6-persons, 33 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,382 1-person, 179 2-persons, 36 3-persons, 35 4-persons, 13 5-persons.

1,190 married couples with children.
449 single-parent households (241 men, 208 women).

98.5% of residents of Dawson speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $58,401,000 ($6,763 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $630,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $24,812,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $10,463,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,735,000
Federal grants: $11,399,000
Federal procurement contracts: $421,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,571,000 ($108,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $451,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,154,000
Federal Government insurance: $15,588,000

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

Births: 454
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

62 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 555
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +4
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -265
Here -31 per 1000 residents
State +20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Dawson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.11 millions of gallons per day (18% from ground, 82% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.2

Year house built in Dawson County, Montana
  • Year house built in Dawson County, Montana
  • 162014 or later
  • 1732010 to 2013
  • 1672000 to 2009
  • 2021990 to 1999
  • 4891980 to 1989
  • 1,1071970 to 1979
  • 5121960 to 1969
  • 7461950 to 1959
  • 1181940 to 1949
  • 9041939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Dawson County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dawson County, Montana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dawson County, Montana
  • 31 room
  • 192 rooms
  • 323 rooms
  • 2034 rooms
  • 3945 rooms
  • 4636 rooms
  • 4697 rooms
  • 4638 rooms
  • 7329+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dawson County, Montana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dawson County, Montana
  • 1391 room
  • 62 rooms
  • 953 rooms
  • 3044 rooms
  • 3935 rooms
  • 816 rooms
  • 907 rooms
  • 328 rooms
  • 819+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Dawson County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Dawson County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Dawson County, Montana
  • 3no bedroom
  • 391 bedroom
  • 3842 bedrooms
  • 1,1613 bedrooms
  • 6884 bedrooms
  • 5045+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dawson County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dawson County, Montana
  • 135no bedroom
  • 791 bedroom
  • 5342 bedrooms
  • 3223 bedrooms
  • 1234 bedrooms
  • 375+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Dawson County, Montana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Dawson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Dawson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 29no vehicle
  • 7421 vehicle
  • 8582 vehicles
  • 5363 vehicles
  • 3944 vehicles
  • 2325+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Dawson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Dawson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 91no vehicle
  • 5741 vehicle
  • 3722 vehicles
  • 1713 vehicles
  • 274 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles

82.1% of Dawson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Montana.

Dawson County:

82.1%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 5,787
  • Other state: 3,130
  • Northeast: 91
  • Midwest: 1,295
  • South: 257
  • West: 1,507
Year householders moved into unit in Dawson County, MT
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Dawson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 73.1%Utility gas
  • 13.5%Electricity
  • 10.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 58.3%Utility gas
  • 28.6%Electricity
  • 6.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.4%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 81
Here:

11.1%
Montana:

12.1%

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

2.2%
Montana:

10.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 38
Here:

15.6%
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

Dawson County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $967,000
  • Charges - Other: $5,908,000
    Air Transportation: $166,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $85,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $4,340,000
    Police Protection: $1,526,000
    General - Other: $1,466,000
    Regular Highways: $1,457,000
    Health - Other: $1,090,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $809,000
    Central Staff Services: $626,000
    Sewerage: $456,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $389,000
    Financial Administration: $272,000
    Libraries: $254,000
    Air Transportation: $253,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $223,000
    Water Utilities: $91,000
    Parks and Recreation: $81,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $77,000
    General Public Buildings: $76,000
    Local Fire Protection: $55,000
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $629,000
    Health and Hospitals: $247,000
    General Local Government Support: $166,000
    Public Welfare: $34,000
    Air Transportation: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,567,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $563,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $137,000
    Interest Earnings: $108,000
    Sale of Property: $7,000
    Special Assessments: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Judicial and Legal Services: $152,000
    General - Other: $122,000
    Police Protection: $66,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
    Correctional Institutions: $41,000
    Local Fire Protection: $33,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $16,000
    Regular Highways: $14,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $7,000
    Health - Other: $7,000
    General Public Building: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,549,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $182,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,703,000
    Other: $891,000
    Highways: $94,000
    Health and Hospitals: $38,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,284,000
    Other License: $4,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000

Dawson County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $967,000
  • Charges - Other: $5,908,000
    Air Transportation: $166,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $85,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $4,340,000
    Police Protection: $1,526,000
    General - Other: $1,466,000
    Regular Highways: $1,457,000
    Health - Other: $1,090,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $809,000
    Central Staff Services: $626,000
    Sewerage: $456,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $389,000
    Financial Administration: $272,000
    Libraries: $254,000
    Air Transportation: $253,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $223,000
    Water Utilities: $91,000
    Parks and Recreation: $81,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $77,000
    General Public Buildings: $76,000
    Local Fire Protection: $55,000
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $629,000
    Health and Hospitals: $247,000
    General Local Government Support: $166,000
    Public Welfare: $34,000
    Air Transportation: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,567,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $563,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $137,000
    Interest Earnings: $108,000
    Sale of Property: $7,000
    Special Assessments: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Judicial and Legal Services: $152,000
    General - Other: $122,000
    Police Protection: $66,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
    Correctional Institutions: $41,000
    Local Fire Protection: $33,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $16,000
    Regular Highways: $14,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $7,000
    Health - Other: $7,000
    General Public Building: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,549,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $182,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,703,000
    Other: $891,000
    Highways: $94,000
    Health and Hospitals: $38,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,284,000
    Other License: $4,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000

Dawson County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $967,000
  • Charges - Other: $5,908,000
    Air Transportation: $166,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $85,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $4,340,000
    Police Protection: $1,526,000
    General - Other: $1,466,000
    Regular Highways: $1,457,000
    Health - Other: $1,090,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $809,000
    Central Staff Services: $626,000
    Sewerage: $456,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $389,000
    Financial Administration: $272,000
    Libraries: $254,000
    Air Transportation: $253,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $223,000
    Water Utilities: $91,000
    Parks and Recreation: $81,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $77,000
    General Public Buildings: $76,000
    Local Fire Protection: $55,000
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $629,000
    Health and Hospitals: $247,000
    General Local Government Support: $166,000
    Public Welfare: $34,000
    Air Transportation: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,567,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $563,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $137,000
    Interest Earnings: $108,000
    Sale of Property: $7,000
    Special Assessments: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Judicial and Legal Services: $152,000
    General - Other: $122,000
    Police Protection: $66,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
    Correctional Institutions: $41,000
    Local Fire Protection: $33,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $16,000
    Regular Highways: $14,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $7,000
    Health - Other: $7,000
    General Public Building: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,549,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $182,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,703,000
    Other: $891,000
    Highways: $94,000
    Health and Hospitals: $38,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,284,000
    Other License: $4,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000

Dawson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $967,000
  • Charges - Other: $5,908,000
    Air Transportation: $166,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $85,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $4,340,000
    Police Protection: $1,526,000
    General - Other: $1,466,000
    Regular Highways: $1,457,000
    Health - Other: $1,090,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $809,000
    Central Staff Services: $626,000
    Sewerage: $456,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $389,000
    Financial Administration: $272,000
    Libraries: $254,000
    Air Transportation: $253,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $223,000
    Water Utilities: $91,000
    Parks and Recreation: $81,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $77,000
    General Public Buildings: $76,000
    Local Fire Protection: $55,000
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $629,000
    Health and Hospitals: $247,000
    General Local Government Support: $166,000
    Public Welfare: $34,000
    Air Transportation: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,567,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $563,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $137,000
    Interest Earnings: $108,000
    Sale of Property: $7,000
    Special Assessments: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Judicial and Legal Services: $152,000
    General - Other: $122,000
    Police Protection: $66,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
    Correctional Institutions: $41,000
    Local Fire Protection: $33,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $16,000
    Regular Highways: $14,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $7,000
    Health - Other: $7,000
    General Public Building: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,549,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $182,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,703,000
    Other: $891,000
    Highways: $94,000
    Health and Hospitals: $38,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,284,000
    Other License: $4,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 99
  • Number of aged recipients: 7
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 92
  • Number of recipients under 18: 14
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 71
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 14
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 41
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 45
Most common first names in Dawson County, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7878.4 years
Mary5181.5 years
James4174.3 years
George3078.1 years
Robert3072.0 years
William3079.6 years
Donald2573.7 years
Anna2582.0 years
Helen2377.7 years
Frank2080.4 years
Most common last names in Dawson County, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2081.5 years
Geiger1980.1 years
Miller1576.7 years
Smith1470.8 years
Brown1375.7 years
Anderson1381.3 years
Hill1180.9 years
Peterson1077.5 years
Undem1078.9 years
Schultz1080.9 years
Businesses in Dawson County, MT
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Albertsons1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Chevrolet1Nike1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
FedEx1Sears1
Ford1Super 81
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Kmart1UPS3
Kroger1

Dawson County on our top lists:

  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"