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Garfield County, Montana (MT)

County population in 2019: 1,053 (all rural); it was 1,279 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 133
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 282
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 390
Renter-occupied apartments: 117 (it was 142 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

32%

Land area: 4668 sq. mi.

Water area: 179.5 sq. mi.

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

March 2019 cost of living index in Garfield County: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (41.7%), Retail trade (12.3%), Educational, health and social services (11.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 47%
  • Government: 20%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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  • Races in Garfield County, MT (2019)
    • 1,02699.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 70.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 10.10%Hispanic or Latino
Median resident age:

46.5 years
Montana median age:

40.5 years
Males: 560  (53.2%)
Females: 493  (46.8%)
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Average household size:
Garfield County:

2.0 people
Montana:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $43,667 ($25,917 in 1999)
This county:

$43,667
Montana:

$57,153

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $439 (lower quartile is $298, upper quartile is $555)
This county:

$439
State:

$735


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $136,478 (it was $49,000 in 2000)
Garfield:

$136,478
Montana:

$253,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $62,906 - $230,167
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,110
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $367

Institutionalized population: 0

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

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $25,000
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $27,500
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2019: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Garfield, MT residents
Average permit cost in Garfield, 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: $1,421 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,342 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Garfield, MT in 2019
Distribution of house value in Garfield, MT in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Garfield, MT in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.7%
Garfield County:

5.7%
Montana:

12.6%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 46.5 years old
(Males: 43.4 years old, Females: 49.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.3 years old, American Indian residents: 75.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 58.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Garfield 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: North Garfield, Jordan, South Garfield.

Garfield 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: Keweenaw County, Michigan , Pennington County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.4%
Montana:

4.3%

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

Current college students: 14
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 96.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 14 (42.9% naturalized citizens)

Garfield County:

1.1%
Whole state:

2.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 01995 to March 2000
  • 31990 to 1994
  • 01985 to 1989
  • 01980 to 1984
  • 31975 to 1979
  • 01970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 8Before 1965

Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 95.7%

Garfield County marital status for males Garfield County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 668
  • One, attached: 5
  • Two: 9
  • 3 or 4: 35
  • 5 to 9: 1
  • Mobile homes: 102

Housing units in Garfield County with a mortgage: 75 (0 second mortgage, 8 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 261

Here:

22.3% with mortgage
State:

55.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Garfield County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1572
Evangelical Protestant1164
Catholic1101
Other581
None765-
Garfield County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Garfield County:

8.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.



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

16.60 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 2
This county:

16.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Garfield County:

8.2%
Montana:

7.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Garfield County:

25.5%
State:

23.1%

Agriculture in Garfield County:

Average size of farms: 8141 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $119,400
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $46.98
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 80.05%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $121,770
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 6.23%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.33%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $111,938
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 70.90%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.83
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.05%
All wheat for grain: 70771 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Garfield County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 369% 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 254.3 miles away from Garfield 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 394.4 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 251.7 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 264.6 miles away from the county center
On 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi) earthquake occurred 435.3 miles away from Garfield 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 295.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Montana Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4508, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Montana Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2013 to June 03, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4127: July 10, 2013, FEMA Id: 4127, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Montana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 04, 2011 to July 22, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1996: June 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 1996, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Montana Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3253: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3253, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Montana Wildfires, Incident Period: July 13, 2000 to September 25, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1340: August 30, 2000, FEMA Id: 1340, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Montana SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: September 25, 1986 to October 28, 1986, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-777: October 14, 1986, FEMA Id: 777, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Garfield County (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Garfield

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 286 (51.3%)
  • Carpooled: 18 (3.2%)
  • Bus: 2 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 9 (1.6%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0.9%)
  • Walked: 104 (18.7%)
  • Worked at home: 133 (23.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (22%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)

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


  • Management occupations (52%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (3%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (36%)
  • El Salvador (21%)
  • United Kingdom (14%)
  • France (14%)
  • Germany (14%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Garfield County


  • American (54%)
  • German (12%)
  • Scottish (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • Norwegian (5%)
  • French Canadian (1%)
  • European (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
11 people in nursing homes
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,031.

5.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($74,630 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.96%
Montana average:

7.25%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.96% relocated from other counties in Montana ($74,630 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.
Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


5.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,435 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
Montana average:

6.77%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.12% relocated to other counties in Montana ($42,435 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other states.
Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.5

Births per 1000 population in Garfield County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 1.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Garfield County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Garfield County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 17.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 20.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Garfield County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Garfield County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Garfield County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Garfield County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Garfield County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Garfield County

Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 30 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 235 (222 aged, 13 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 82.1
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,612
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 2,299
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 13,383

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,334
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 751

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 250

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,053
  • Male householders: 228 (50 living alone), Female householders: 219 (70 living alone)
  • 281 spouses (280 opposite-sex spouses), 13 unmarried partners, (13 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 272 children (252 natural, 0 adopted, 17 stepchildren), 17 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 foster children, 15 other relatives, 2 non-relatives

Size of family households: 199 2-persons, 47 3-persons, 30 4-persons, 14 5-persons, 14 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 121 1-person, 17 2-persons.

149 married couples with children.
43 single-parent households (4 men, 39 women).

99.8% of residents of Garfield speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $31,188,000 ($25,606 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $131,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $3,005,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,864,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,517,000
Federal grants: $18,821,000
Federal procurement contracts: $135,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $848,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,007,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,462,000

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

Births: 75
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

62 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 78
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -1
Here -1 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -71
Here -59 per 1000 residents
State +20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Garfield County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.03 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.2

Year house built in Garfield County, Montana
  • Year house built in Garfield County, Montana
  • 72014 or later
  • 62010 to 2013
  • 692000 to 2009
  • 681990 to 1999
  • 881980 to 1989
  • 2111970 to 1979
  • 651960 to 1969
  • 1261950 to 1959
  • 661940 to 1949
  • 1021939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Garfield County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Garfield County, Montana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Garfield County, Montana
  • 01 room
  • 22 rooms
  • 203 rooms
  • 824 rooms
  • 735 rooms
  • 386 rooms
  • 247 rooms
  • 318 rooms
  • 639+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Garfield County, Montana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Garfield County, Montana
  • 61 room
  • 82 rooms
  • 63 rooms
  • 294 rooms
  • 225 rooms
  • 206 rooms
  • 57 rooms
  • 128 rooms
  • 89+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Garfield County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Garfield County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Garfield County, Montana
  • 0no bedroom
  • 141 bedroom
  • 872 bedrooms
  • 1613 bedrooms
  • 474 bedrooms
  • 245+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Garfield County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Garfield County, Montana
  • 6no bedroom
  • 141 bedroom
  • 302 bedrooms
  • 423 bedrooms
  • 224 bedrooms
  • 35+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Garfield County, Montana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Garfield County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Garfield County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 2no vehicle
  • 581 vehicle
  • 902 vehicles
  • 813 vehicles
  • 524 vehicles
  • 525+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Garfield County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Garfield County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 2no vehicle
  • 421 vehicle
  • 342 vehicles
  • 253 vehicles
  • 24 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles

96.8% of Garfield County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 18% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 12% lived in Montana.

Garfield County:

96.8%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 748
  • Other state: 298
  • Northeast: 36
  • Midwest: 82
  • South: 20
  • West: 158
Year householders moved into unit in Garfield County, MT
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Garfield County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 40.0%Electricity
  • 35.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.1%Wood
  • 3.1%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Other fuel
  • 1.9%No fuel used
  • 1.6%Coal or coke
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 63.6%Electricity
  • 30.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%No fuel used
  • 1.7%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

1.6%
Montana:

12.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2
Here:

3.4%
Montana:

10.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1
Here:

2.4%
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

Garfield County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $46,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,647,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,042,000
    General - Other: $54,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $2,543,000
    Central Staff Services: $793,000
    Regular Highways: $649,000
    Police Protection: $492,000
    Health - Other: $222,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $174,000
    Parks and Recreation: $115,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000
    General - Other: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $276,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $194,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $194,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $253,000
    General Revenue - Other: $222,000
    Interest Earnings: $49,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $17,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $36,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,784,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,242,000
    General Local Government Support: $368,000
    Other: $304,000
    Health and Hospitals: $42,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,426,000
    Other License: $1,000

Garfield County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $46,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,647,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,042,000
    General - Other: $54,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $2,543,000
    Central Staff Services: $793,000
    Regular Highways: $649,000
    Police Protection: $492,000
    Health - Other: $222,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $174,000
    Parks and Recreation: $115,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000
    General - Other: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $276,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $194,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $194,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $253,000
    General Revenue - Other: $222,000
    Interest Earnings: $49,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $17,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $36,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,784,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,242,000
    General Local Government Support: $368,000
    Other: $304,000
    Health and Hospitals: $42,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,426,000
    Other License: $1,000

Garfield County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $46,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,647,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,042,000
    General - Other: $54,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $2,543,000
    Central Staff Services: $793,000
    Regular Highways: $649,000
    Police Protection: $492,000
    Health - Other: $222,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $174,000
    Parks and Recreation: $115,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000
    General - Other: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $276,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $194,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $194,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $253,000
    General Revenue - Other: $222,000
    Interest Earnings: $49,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $17,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $36,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,784,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,242,000
    General Local Government Support: $368,000
    Other: $304,000
    Health and Hospitals: $42,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,426,000
    Other License: $1,000

Garfield County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $46,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,647,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,042,000
    General - Other: $54,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $2,543,000
    Central Staff Services: $793,000
    Regular Highways: $649,000
    Police Protection: $492,000
    Health - Other: $222,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $174,000
    Parks and Recreation: $115,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000
    General - Other: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $276,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $194,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $194,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $253,000
    General Revenue - Other: $222,000
    Interest Earnings: $49,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $17,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $36,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,784,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,242,000
    General Local Government Support: $368,000
    Other: $304,000
    Health and Hospitals: $42,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,426,000
    Other License: $1,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 8
  • Number of aged recipients: 0
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 0
  • Number of recipients under 18: 0
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 0
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 0
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 0
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 2
Most common first names in Garfield County, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1079.4 years
Mary879.3 years
Robert776.0 years
Fred672.6 years
Esther683.0 years
Frank678.1 years
Anna591.6 years
George582.2 years
William566.8 years
Helen474.0 years
Most common last names in Garfield County, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Billing681.9 years
Edwards570.4 years
Jessen576.2 years
Macdonald570.6 years
Murnion580.1 years
Saylor584.6 years
Watson578.4 years
Wille481.5 years
Harbaugh495.2 years
Jackson477.2 years

Garfield County on our top lists:

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