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Gallatin County, Montana (MT)

County population in 2017: 107,810 (66% urban, 34% rural); it was 67,831 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 16,041
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,244
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 16,435
Renter-occupied apartments: 14,265 (it was 9,888 in 2000)
% of renters here:

38%
State:

32%

Land area: 2606 sq. mi.

Water area: 26.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 41 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Gallatin County: 93.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (31.3%), Educational, health and social services (14.1%), Construction (11.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 62%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Gallatin County, MT (2017)
    • 92,494136.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,4365.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,2743.4%Two or more races
    • 1,2371.8%Asian alone
    • 7671.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 3910.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 300.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

33.4 years
Montana median age:

40.0 years
Males: 55,819  (51.8%)
Females: 51,991  (48.2%)
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Average household size:
Gallatin County:

2.0 people
Montana:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $60,901 ($38,120 in 1999)
This county:

$60,901
Montana:

$53,386

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $934 (lower quartile is $661, upper quartile is $1,167)
This county:

$934
State:

$667


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $344,600 (it was $140,000 in 2000)
Gallatin:

$344,600
Montana:

$231,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $245,400 - $492,100

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $413,193
Here:

$413,193
State:

$306,722

Townhouses or other attached units: $354,689
Here:

$354,689
State:

$254,567

In 2-unit structures: $186,730
Here:

$186,730
State:

$225,425

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $183,287
Here:

$183,287
State:

$258,658

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $148,196
Here:

$148,196
State:

$225,975

Mobile homes: $46,965
Here:

$46,965
State:

$86,565

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $119,208
Here:

$119,208
State:

$76,768

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,636
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $530

Institutionalized population: 287

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 11
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 32
  • Burglaries: 99
  • Thefts: 355
  • Auto thefts: 47

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

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 16
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 34
  • Burglaries: 92
  • Thefts: 391
  • Auto thefts: 45
Gallatin County, MT map from a distance

Health of residents in Gallatin County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.8. This is significantly better than average.
80.7% of residents exercised in the past month. This is more than average.
39.7% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
86.8% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
72.8% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 192 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 151 pounds. This is less than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 275 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 1998: 256 buildings, average cost: $94,400
  • 1999: 344 buildings, average cost: $95,200
  • 2000: 317 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2001: 344 buildings, average cost: $106,800
  • 2002: 386 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2003: 384 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 2004: 1321 buildings, average cost: $170,600
  • 2005: 1054 buildings, average cost: $172,300
  • 2006: 1064 buildings, average cost: $189,500
  • 2007: 854 buildings, average cost: $197,200
  • 2008: 336 buildings, average cost: $210,500
  • 2009: 259 buildings, average cost: $220,400
  • 2010: 322 buildings, average cost: $212,200
  • 2011: 346 buildings, average cost: $226,800
  • 2012: 524 buildings, average cost: $233,900
  • 2013: 777 buildings, average cost: $230,700
  • 2014: 701 buildings, average cost: $224,200
  • 2015: 872 buildings, average cost: $260,800
  • 2016: 1072 buildings, average cost: $259,100
  • 2017: 1045 buildings, average cost: $256,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Gallatin, MT residents
Average permit cost in Gallatin, MT
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,680 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,631 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Gallatin, MT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Gallatin, MT in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Gallatin, MT in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.7%
Gallatin County:

10.7%
Montana:

12.5%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.0% for Black residents, 17.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.1% for American Indian residents, 5.5% for other race residents, 22.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 33.4 years old
(Males: 33.1 years old, Females: 34.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 34.3 years old, Black residents: 20.9 years old, American Indian residents: 18.0 years old, Asian residents: 39.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.4 years old, Other race residents: 24.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Gallatin County is $505 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $657 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $877 a month.

Cities in this county include: Bozeman, Belgrade, Gallatin Gateway, Four Corners, Three Forks, Manhattan, Big Sky, West Yellowstone, Churchill, King Arthur Park.

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

2018 air pollution in Gallatin County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 7.4 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Gallatin County: Mission (A), Miller Ranch (B), Mesoydez Homestead (C), Alkire Homestead (D), Merideth Ranch (E), Bow and Arrow Ranch (F), Meigs Ranch (G), Christikon (H), McKnight Homestead (I), Balmer Ranch (J), McClung Ranch (K), Martin Ranch (L), Martel Homestead (M), Maroney Ranch (N), LaDuke Spring Campground (O), Bill Graham Ranch (P), Birch Ranch (Q), Bishir Ranch (R), Blome Ranch (S), Blanding Station (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gallatin County include: Livingston Christian Center (A), Saint Marys Catholic Church (B), New Beginning Church of God (C), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (D), Livingston Church of Christ (E), Seventh Day Adventist Church (F), Lillie Dutton Memorial Chapel (G), Pine Creek Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Calvary Cemetery (1), Chico Cemetery (2), Strickland Cemetery (3), Vaters Cemetery (4), Sykes Cemetery (5), Emigrant Cemetery (6), Gardiner Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Sedge Lake (A), Aldridge Lake (B), Hidden Lake (C), Shelf Lake (D), Slide Lake (E), Kersey Lake (F), Rock Island Lake (G), Courthouse Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Work Creek (A), Alder Creek (B), Aldridge Creek (C), Area Creek (D), Arrastra Creek (E), Balm of Gilead Creek (F), Bangtail Creek (G), Bark Cabin Creek (H), Barney Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Gallatin County include: Shields River Valley Historical Marker (1), Miles Park (2), M Street Park (3), Emigrant Gulch Historical Marker (4), Pruitt Park (5), Pine Creek Recreation Area (6), Bishop Park (7), Luccock Park Assembly Grounds (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Carter County , Orleans County, Vermont , Yakima County, Washington , Mackinac County, Michigan , Sweet Grass County , Rusk County, Wisconsin .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.5%
Montana:

4.2%

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

Current college students: 10,816
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 96.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 50.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,403 (56.9% naturalized citizens)

Gallatin County:

2.2%
Whole state:

2.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,6202010 or later
  • 7632000 to 2009
  • 5641990 to 1999
  • 4281980 to 1989
  • 1871970 to 1979
  • 429Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 95.8%

Gallatin County marital status for males Gallatin County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 29,629
  • One, attached: 4,267
  • Two: 1,877
  • 3 or 4: 3,432
  • 5 to 9: 2,571
  • 10 to 19: 1,948
  • 20 to 49: 802
  • 50 or more: 615
  • Mobile homes: 4,223
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 88

Housing units in Gallatin County with a mortgage: 19,058 (439 second mortgage, 1,967 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 9,062

Here:

67.9% with mortgage
State:

57.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Gallatin County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,09962
Catholic6,4006
Mainline Protestant5,83317
Other4,40921
Black Protestant1201
Orthodox501
None60,602-
Gallatin 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: 20
Gallatin County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Gallatin County:

3.78 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 107
This county:

12.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Gallatin County:

3.7%
Montana:

7.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Gallatin County:

17.5%
State:

23.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

6.5%
State:

10.7%

Agriculture in Gallatin County:

Average size of farms: 660 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $70,852
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $228.99
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 4.96%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 46.73%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $62,092
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.98%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 47.56%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $76,714
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.92%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.39
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 12.58%
All wheat for grain: 50645 harvested acres
Vegetables: 43 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 5 acres

Earthquake activity:

Gallatin County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Montana state average. It is 60% 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 80.3 miles away from Gallatin 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 168.7 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 72.0 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, Depth: 8.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 69.7 miles away from the county center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 478.5 miles away from Gallatin County center
On 8/22/1984 at 09:46:30, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 157.4 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 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, Incident Period: June 03, 2001 to June 14, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1385: July 07, 2001, FEMA Id: 1385, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • Montana South Central Zone 4 Fire Complex, Incident Period: August 16, 2000, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 16, 2000, FEMA Id: 2321, 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 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

The number of natural disasters in Gallatin County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Gallatin

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 46,007 (76.1%)
  • Carpooled: 4,911 (8.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 244 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 762 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 1,078 (1.8%)
  • Walked: 2,953 (4.9%)
  • Worked at home: 4,496 (7.4%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (12%)
  • Canada (9%)
  • Korea (7%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Saudi Arabia (4%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Gallatin County


  • German (17%)
  • American (8%)
  • European (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (7%)
  • Norwegian (6%)
  • Dutch (4%)

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

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

  • 2,567 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 269 people in nursing homes
  • 103 people in other group homes
  • 58 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 53 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 42 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 8 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 7 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 5 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 5 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally ill

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

  • 2,836 people in college/university student housing
  • 229 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 82 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 49 people in federal detention centers
  • 21 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 19 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $77,548.

11.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($57,771 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.25%
Montana average:

7.25%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.97% relocated from other counties in Montana ($8,417 average AGI)
8.28% relocated from other states ($49,354 average AGI)
Gallatin County:

8.28%
Montana average:

4.15%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.49% ($52,417 average AGI)
from Missoula County, MT  0.39% ($39,988)
from Park County, MT  0.31% ($40,788)
from Lewis and Clark County, MT  0.29% ($42,180)
from King County, WA  0.20% ($74,724)
from Cascade County, MT  0.18% ($31,075)
from Flathead County, MT  0.18% ($35,385)


8.48% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,753 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.48%
Montana average:

6.77%


0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($238 average AGI)
Gallatin County:

0.06%
Montana average:

0.06%

2.81% relocated to other counties in Montana ($13,337 average AGI)
5.61% relocated to other states ($28,178 average AGI)
Gallatin County:

5.61%
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  0.40% ($36,878 average AGI)
to Park County, MT  0.35% ($37,203)
to Missoula County, MT  0.33% ($32,866)
to Lewis and Clark County, MT  0.29% ($51,016)
to King County, WA  0.23% ($39,313)
to Flathead County, MT  0.21% ($41,674)
to Cascade County, MT  0.18% ($34,675)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.1

Births per 1000 population in Gallatin County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 5.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 5.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Gallatin County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Gallatin County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Gallatin County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Gallatin County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gallatin County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gallatin County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gallatin County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Gallatin County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,306 (7,410 aged, 896 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 3,032 (15%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Gallatin County, Montana in 1999 - 2014:

  • Unspecified dementia (541)
  • Congestive heart failure (316)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (303)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (272)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (259)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (251)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (231)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (226)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (148)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (146)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.32
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,168
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 91
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 31,371

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,164
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 469
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 54
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 136

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 168.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 113.8
  • Other - 55.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 107,810
  • In family households: 77,582 (13,168 male householders, 13,345 female householders)
    21,956 spouses, 24,242 children (22,876 natural, 839 adopted, 527 stepchildren), 1,243 grandchildren, 648 brothers or sisters, 369 parents, 385 other relatives, 2,226 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 26,052 (9,408 male householders (5,613 living alone)), 8,394 female householders (5,590 living alone)), 8,250 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4,176

Size of family households: 11,819 2-persons, 5,744 3-persons, 6,100 4-persons, 2,100 5-persons, 279 6-persons, 471 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,203 1-person, 4,464 2-persons, 1,207 3-persons, 744 4-persons, 165 5-persons, 19 6-persons.

16,367 married couples with children.
3,914 single-parent households (828 men, 3,086 women).

94.7% of residents of Gallatin speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (59% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $347,391,000 ($4,593 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $33,455,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $123,689,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $41,815,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,897,000
Federal grants: $110,238,000
Federal procurement contracts: $26,747,000 ($11,130,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $42,005,000 ($6,309,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $72,346,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $41,167,000
Federal Government insurance: $37,445,000

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

Births: 4,835
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

62 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,012
Here:

26 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +453
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +7,227
Here:

+92 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Gallatin County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 9.34 millions of gallons per day (26% from ground, 74% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.1

Year house built in Gallatin County, Montana
  • Year house built in Gallatin County, Montana
  • 2,3492014 or later
  • 3,0332010 to 2013
  • 12,6012000 to 2009
  • 9,7811990 to 1999
  • 6,5501980 to 1989
  • 6,3631970 to 1979
  • 2,6711960 to 1969
  • 1,4821950 to 1959
  • 1,1501940 to 1949
  • 3,4721939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Gallatin County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gallatin County, Montana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gallatin County, Montana
  • 811 room
  • 1672 rooms
  • 8003 rooms
  • 3,2854 rooms
  • 4,8835 rooms
  • 6,2326 rooms
  • 3,4317 rooms
  • 2,9338 rooms
  • 6,3089+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gallatin County, Montana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gallatin County, Montana
  • 5391 room
  • 1,5272 rooms
  • 3,2233 rooms
  • 5,0674 rooms
  • 2,8535 rooms
  • 1,7326 rooms
  • 3457 rooms
  • 3488 rooms
  • 5619+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Gallatin County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Gallatin County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Gallatin County, Montana
  • 81no bedroom
  • 3911 bedroom
  • 4,1822 bedrooms
  • 14,4163 bedrooms
  • 6,7554 bedrooms
  • 2,2955+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gallatin County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gallatin County, Montana
  • 675no bedroom
  • 2,6231 bedroom
  • 7,3272 bedrooms
  • 4,0313 bedrooms
  • 1,1734 bedrooms
  • 3665+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Gallatin County, Montana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Gallatin County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gallatin County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 260no vehicle
  • 5,2801 vehicle
  • 12,1792 vehicles
  • 6,4823 vehicles
  • 2,6904 vehicles
  • 1,2295+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Gallatin County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gallatin County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 836no vehicle
  • 6,7531 vehicle
  • 5,3602 vehicles
  • 1,9943 vehicles
  • 1,0264 vehicles
  • 2265+ vehicles

79.2% of Gallatin County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 29% lived in Montana.

Gallatin County:

79.2%
State average:

85.0%

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

  • This state: 45,518
  • Other state: 59,267
  • Northeast: 6,330
  • Midwest: 19,150
  • South: 9,659
  • West: 24,128
Year householders moved into unit in Gallatin County, MT
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Gallatin County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 71.2%Utility gas
  • 12.4%Electricity
  • 9.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.5%Wood
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 54.0%Electricity
  • 32.6%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Wood
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.9%Other fuel
  • 1.0%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,370
Here:

15.7%
Montana:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 425
Here:

10.1%
Montana:

10.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 269
Here:

2.1%
Montana:

15.1%

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

Gallatin County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,781,000
  • Charges - Other: $12,498,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,214,000
    Regular Highways: $42,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,021,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $12,714,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $5,994,000
    Regular Highways: $5,593,000
    Health - Other: $4,179,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,552,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,370,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,305,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,092,000
    General - Other: $1,999,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,800,000
    Financial Administration: $1,599,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,258,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,131,000
    Libraries: $911,000
    Housing and Community Development: $490,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $472,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $156,000
    Parks and Recreation: $68,000
    Air Transportation: $49,000
    Local Fire Protection: $17,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $76,000
    Housing and Community Development: $19,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,070,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $13,279,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $47,471,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,697,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,841,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,067,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,923,000
    Interest Earnings: $748,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $728,000
    Sale of Property: $273,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $90,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,034,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,018,000
    Police Protection: $581,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $267,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $41,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,865,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,966,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,960,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,221,000
    Highways: $1,071,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,045,000
    Public Welfare: $667,000
  • Tax - Property: $47,056,000
    Other License: $390,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,624,000

Gallatin County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,781,000
  • Charges - Other: $12,498,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,214,000
    Regular Highways: $42,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,021,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $12,714,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $5,994,000
    Regular Highways: $5,593,000
    Health - Other: $4,179,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,552,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,370,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,305,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,092,000
    General - Other: $1,999,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,800,000
    Financial Administration: $1,599,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,258,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,131,000
    Libraries: $911,000
    Housing and Community Development: $490,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $472,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $156,000
    Parks and Recreation: $68,000
    Air Transportation: $49,000
    Local Fire Protection: $17,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $76,000
    Housing and Community Development: $19,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,070,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $13,279,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $47,471,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,697,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,841,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,067,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,923,000
    Interest Earnings: $748,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $728,000
    Sale of Property: $273,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $90,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,034,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,018,000
    Police Protection: $581,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $267,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $41,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,865,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,966,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,960,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,221,000
    Highways: $1,071,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,045,000
    Public Welfare: $667,000
  • Tax - Property: $47,056,000
    Other License: $390,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,624,000

Gallatin County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,781,000
  • Charges - Other: $12,498,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,214,000
    Regular Highways: $42,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,021,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $12,714,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $5,994,000
    Regular Highways: $5,593,000
    Health - Other: $4,179,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,552,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,370,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,305,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,092,000
    General - Other: $1,999,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,800,000
    Financial Administration: $1,599,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,258,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,131,000
    Libraries: $911,000
    Housing and Community Development: $490,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $472,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $156,000
    Parks and Recreation: $68,000
    Air Transportation: $49,000
    Local Fire Protection: $17,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $76,000
    Housing and Community Development: $19,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,070,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $13,279,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $47,471,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,697,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,841,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,067,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,923,000
    Interest Earnings: $748,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $728,000
    Sale of Property: $273,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $90,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,034,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,018,000
    Police Protection: $581,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $267,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $41,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,865,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,966,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,960,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,221,000
    Highways: $1,071,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,045,000
    Public Welfare: $667,000
  • Tax - Property: $47,056,000
    Other License: $390,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,624,000

Gallatin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,781,000
  • Charges - Other: $12,498,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,214,000
    Regular Highways: $42,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $2,021,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $12,714,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $5,994,000
    Regular Highways: $5,593,000
    Health - Other: $4,179,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,552,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,370,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,305,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,092,000
    General - Other: $1,999,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,800,000
    Financial Administration: $1,599,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,258,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,131,000
    Libraries: $911,000
    Housing and Community Development: $490,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $472,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $156,000
    Parks and Recreation: $68,000
    Air Transportation: $49,000
    Local Fire Protection: $17,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $76,000
    Housing and Community Development: $19,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,070,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $13,279,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $47,471,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,697,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,841,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,067,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,923,000
    Interest Earnings: $748,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $728,000
    Sale of Property: $273,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $90,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,034,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,018,000
    Police Protection: $581,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $267,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $41,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,865,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,966,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,960,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,221,000
    Highways: $1,071,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,045,000
    Public Welfare: $667,000
  • Tax - Property: $47,056,000
    Other License: $390,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,624,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 429
  • Number of aged recipients: 26
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 403
  • Number of recipients under 18: 61
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 313
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 55
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 166
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 172
Most common first names in Gallatin County, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John23776.3 years
William18577.9 years
Mary17781.4 years
James16974.1 years
Robert14873.3 years
George12079.0 years
Helen11382.6 years
Margaret9682.5 years
Dorothy9080.8 years
Charles8475.2 years
Most common last names in Gallatin County, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson7478.2 years
Smith6873.7 years
Miller6275.3 years
Anderson5774.6 years
Davis5380.7 years
Thompson5180.6 years
Brown4275.3 years
Williams3479.5 years
Nelson3477.8 years
Jones3179.3 years
Businesses in Gallatin County, MT
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2La-Z-Boy4
Aeropostale1Lane Furniture3
Albertsons2LensCrafters1
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's3Lowe's1
Audi1Macy's1
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Marriott2
Barnes & Noble1MasterBrand Cabinets14
Baskin-Robbins1Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's5
Bed Bath & Beyond1Motherhood Maternity1
Best Western4New Balance6
Big O Tires1Nike9
Budget Car Rental3Nissan1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Office Depot1
Burger King2Outback1
Chevrolet2Outback Steakhouse1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pac Sun1
Coldwater Creek1Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Inn1Payless1
Costco1PetSmart1
Curves2Pier 1 Imports1
Dairy Queen4Pizza Hut2
Days Inn2RadioShack3
Eddie Bauer1Safeway1
Famous Footwear1Sears1
FedEx22Slumberland1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Spencer Gifts1
Foot Locker1Staples2
Ford1Subaru1
GNC1Super 83
GameStop2Taco Bell1
Gap1Target1
H&R Block2Toyota1
Holiday Inn3True Value2
Home Depot1U-Haul9
Honda1UPS28
Hot Topic1Vans3
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless2
Jimmy John's1Victoria's Secret1
Jones New York1Volkswagen1
Kincaid1Vons1
Kmart1Walmart1
Kroger3Wendy's2
La Quinta2Wingate3

Gallatin County on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"