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Deer Lodge County, Montana (MT)

County population in 2019: 9,263 (66% urban, 34% rural); it was 9,417 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,580
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,261
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,952
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,177 (it was 1,043 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

32%

Land area: 737 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 13 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Deer Lodge County: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (30.8%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (17.2%), Retail trade (12.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 66%
  • Government: 29%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 4%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Deer Lodge County, MT (2019)
    • 8,19389.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3253.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2913.2%Two or more races
    • 1741.9%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 710.8%Asian alone
    • 690.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

49.3 years
Montana median age:

40.5 years
Males: 4,873  (52.6%)
Females: 4,390  (47.4%)
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Average household size:
Deer Lodge County:

2.0 people
Montana:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $43,480 ($26,305 in 1999)
This county:

$43,480
Montana:

$57,153

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $483 (lower quartile is $379, upper quartile is $645)
This county:

$483
State:

$735


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $144,396 (it was $70,800 in 2000)
Deer Lodge:

$144,396
Montana:

$253,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $85,800 - $215,161
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $989
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $364

Institutionalized population: 595

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 20
  • Burglaries: 11
  • Thefts: 132
  • Auto thefts: 8

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 53
  • Burglaries: 26
  • Thefts: 143
  • Auto thefts: 16
Deer Lodge County, MT map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $36,400
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $39,400
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $72,100
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $88,900
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $88,900
  • 2003: 57 buildings, average cost: $157,800
  • 2004: 28 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $126,200
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2007: 30 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $191,800
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $147,700
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $155,900
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $226,900
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $118,900
  • 2015: 15 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2016: 17 buildings, average cost: $82,800
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $165,400
  • 2018: 8 buildings, average cost: $220,800
  • 2019: 19 buildings, average cost: $244,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Deer Lodge, MT residents
Average permit cost in Deer Lodge, 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: $1,689 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,471 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Deer Lodge, MT in 2019
Distribution of house value in Deer Lodge, MT in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Deer Lodge, MT in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 19.5%
Deer Lodge County:

19.5%
Montana:

12.6%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.3% for Black residents, 98.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 67.9% for American Indian residents, 56.1% for other race residents, 50.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 49.3 years old
(Males: 48.0 years old, Females: 51.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.4 years old, Black residents: 17.5 years old, American Indian residents: 31.1 years old, Asian residents: 79.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.6 years old, Other race residents: 39.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Deer Lodge County is $424 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $539 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $729 a month.

Cities in this county include: Anaconda-Deer Lodge County, Anaconda, Deer Lodge Valley.

Deer Lodge 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: Gilliam County, Oregon , Clearwater County, Idaho , Wallowa County, Oregon , Sioux County, North Dakota , Traverse County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.8%
Montana:

4.3%

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

Current college students: 330
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 145 (52.4% naturalized citizens)

Deer Lodge County:

1.6%
Whole state:

2.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 272010 or later
  • 342000 to 2009
  • 101990 to 1999
  • 61980 to 1989
  • 131970 to 1979
  • 96Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 73.3%

Deer Lodge County marital status for males Deer Lodge County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,154
  • One, attached: 104
  • Two: 32
  • 3 or 4: 259
  • 5 to 9: 41
  • 10 to 19: 80
  • 20 to 49: 133
  • 50 or more: 148
  • Mobile homes: 375

Housing units in Deer Lodge County with a mortgage: 1,236 (9 second mortgage, 72 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,514

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

55.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Deer Lodge County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,6002
Other5552
Evangelical Protestant5506
Mainline Protestant4834
None5,110-
Deer Lodge 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
Deer Lodge County:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Deer Lodge County:

4.53 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

10.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Deer Lodge County:

7.7%
Montana:

7.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Deer Lodge County:

26.7%
State:

23.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.0%
State:

10.7%

Agriculture in Deer Lodge County:

Average size of farms: 1239 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $39,407
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $46.93
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 84.96%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $43,759
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.20%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 96.74%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $59,034
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 82.57%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.47

Earthquake activity:

Deer Lodge County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 1012% 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 156.3 miles away from Deer Lodge 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 146.8 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 154.5 miles away from the county center
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 56.1 miles away from the county center
On 7/26/2005 at 04:08:37, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.6 MW) earthquake occurred 53.9 miles away from Deer Lodge County center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 450.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), 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 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 Southwestern Zone 2 Fire Complex, Incident Period: August 05, 2000, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 05, 2000, FEMA Id: 2317, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Montana Wildfires, Incident Period: July 13, 2000 to September 25, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1340: August 30, 2000, FEMA Id: 1340, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Montana Severe Storms, Ice Jams, Snowmelt, Flooding, Extreme Soil Saturation, Incident Period: March 01, 1997 to August 06, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1183: July 25, 1997, FEMA Id: 1183, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Snow
  • Montana 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
  • Montana SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, LANDSLIDES, Incident Period: January 29, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-417: January 29, 1974, FEMA Id: 417, Natural disaster type: Storm, Landslide, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Deer Lodge County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Deer Lodge

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,716 (74.7%)
  • Carpooled: 405 (11.1%)
  • Bus: 6 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 72 (2.0%)
  • Walked: 256 (7.0%)
  • Worked at home: 179 (4.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (40%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Japan (32%)
  • Africa, n.e.c. (24%)
  • Germany (14%)
  • Iran (10%)
  • Hong Kong (9%)
  • Mexico (8%)
  • Norway (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Deer Lodge County


  • Irish (15%)
  • German (12%)
  • American (7%)
  • European (7%)
  • English (5%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • Norwegian (3%)

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

People in group quarters in Deer Lodge County, Montana in 2000:

  • 153 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 116 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 53 people in nursing homes
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Deer Lodge County, Montana in 2010:

  • 199 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 167 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 166 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 115 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 62 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 55 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 26 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 16 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,000.

6.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,637 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.37%
Montana average:

7.25%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.23% relocated from other counties in Montana ($26,484 average AGI)
2.14% relocated from other states ($17,152 average AGI)
Deer Lodge County:

2.14%
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 Silver Bow County, MT  1.40% ($30,122 average AGI)


5.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,594 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
Montana average:

6.77%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.45% relocated to other counties in Montana ($30,072 average AGI)
1.49% relocated to other states ($9,522 average AGI)
Deer Lodge County:

1.49%
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 Silver Bow County, MT  1.23% ($35,651 average AGI)
to Missoula County, MT  0.57% ($38,400)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.7

Births per 1000 population in Deer Lodge County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 13.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Deer Lodge County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Deer Lodge County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Deer Lodge County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Deer Lodge County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Deer Lodge County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Deer Lodge County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Deer Lodge County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Deer Lodge County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,135 (1,678 aged, 457 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 140 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (122)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (80)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (71)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (35)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (20)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (10)
  • Unspecified dementia (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 11
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12,918
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 957
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 21,358

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,173
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,319
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 40
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 112

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,263
  • Male householders: 2,125 (774 living alone), Female householders: 1,868 (880 living alone)
  • 1,752 spouses (1,739 opposite-sex spouses), 79 unmarried partners, (72 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,795 children (1,515 natural, 91 adopted, 177 stepchildren), 275 grandchildren, 80 brothers or sisters, 52 parents, 5 foster children, 72 other relatives, 157 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 978

Size of family households: 1,242 2-persons, 615 3-persons, 219 4-persons, 129 5-persons, 14 6-persons, 23 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,664 1-person, 69 2-persons.

659 married couples with children.
367 single-parent households (209 men, 158 women).

95.6% of residents of Deer Lodge speak English at home.
2.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (79% speak English very well, 21% speak English well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (30% speak English very well, 70% speak English well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (98% speak English very well, 2% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $64,519,000 ($7,099 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,368,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $30,869,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $14,846,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $507,000
Federal grants: $13,120,000
Federal procurement contracts: $641,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,535,000 ($249,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,182,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,445,000

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

Births: 414
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

62 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 679
Here:

76 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -185
Here -21 per 1000 residents
State +20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Deer Lodge County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.63 millions of gallons per day (98% from ground, 2% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.2

Year house built in Deer Lodge County, Montana
  • Year house built in Deer Lodge County, Montana
  • 1622014 or later
  • 1002010 to 2013
  • 1832000 to 2009
  • 3141990 to 1999
  • 2711980 to 1989
  • 6851970 to 1979
  • 3101960 to 1969
  • 9831950 to 1959
  • 3541940 to 1949
  • 1,8101939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Deer Lodge County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Deer Lodge County, Montana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Deer Lodge County, Montana
  • 01 room
  • 392 rooms
  • 1253 rooms
  • 4304 rooms
  • 5425 rooms
  • 4706 rooms
  • 4257 rooms
  • 3108 rooms
  • 3829+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Deer Lodge County, Montana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Deer Lodge County, Montana
  • 561 room
  • 802 rooms
  • 4003 rooms
  • 2274 rooms
  • 2135 rooms
  • 1176 rooms
  • 757 rooms
  • 558 rooms
  • 399+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Deer Lodge County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Deer Lodge County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Deer Lodge County, Montana
  • 4no bedroom
  • 2861 bedroom
  • 7112 bedrooms
  • 9863 bedrooms
  • 5714 bedrooms
  • 1695+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Deer Lodge County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Deer Lodge County, Montana
  • 64no bedroom
  • 5031 bedroom
  • 4372 bedrooms
  • 1793 bedrooms
  • 734 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Deer Lodge County, Montana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Deer Lodge County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Deer Lodge County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 13no vehicle
  • 4451 vehicle
  • 1,0982 vehicles
  • 7963 vehicles
  • 2984 vehicles
  • 835+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Deer Lodge County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Deer Lodge County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 282no vehicle
  • 5901 vehicle
  • 3012 vehicles
  • 463 vehicles
  • 234 vehicles
  • 15+ vehicles

81.1% of Deer Lodge County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in Montana.

Deer Lodge County:

81.1%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 5,734
  • Other state: 3,299
  • Northeast: 214
  • Midwest: 817
  • South: 361
  • West: 1,920
Year householders moved into unit in Deer Lodge County, MT
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Deer Lodge County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 67.4%Utility gas
  • 11.2%Electricity
  • 9.3%Wood
  • 9.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 56.3%Utility gas
  • 40.6%Electricity
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 55
Here:

9.2%
Montana:

12.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 74
Here:

17.0%
Montana:

10.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 31
Here:

15.0%
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

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 244
  • Number of aged recipients: 8
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 236
  • Number of recipients under 18: 26
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 190
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 28
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 85
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 114
Businesses in Deer Lodge County, MT
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2Pizza Hut1
Albertsons1RadioShack2
Chevrolet1Rodeway Inn1
Curves1Safeway2
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block2UPS2
La-Z-Boy2Vons2
McDonald's2

Deer Lodge County on our top lists:

  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"