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Hill County, Montana (MT)

County population in 2016: 16,837 (60% urban, 40% rural); it was 16,673 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,263
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,874
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,161
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,138 (it was 2,296 in 2000)
% of renters here:

36%
State:

32%

Land area: 2896 sq. mi.

Water area: 19.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 6 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hill County: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (21.6%), Educational, health and social services (16.9%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (12.5%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (12.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 71%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 14%
  • Unpaid family work: 12%
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Races in Hill County, Montana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (70.8%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (21.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (3.4%)
  • Asian alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  34.8 years
Montana median age:  40.1 years
Males: 8,546  (50.8%)
Females: 8,291  (49.2%)
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Average household size:
Hill County:

2.0 people
Montana:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $44,442 ($30,781 in 1999)

This county:

$44,442
Montana:

$50,027

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $502 (lower quartile is $329, upper quartile is $652)
This county:

$502
State:

$655


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $142,806 (it was $74,600 in 2000)
Hill:

$142,806
Montana:

$217,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $86,242 - $212,342
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,150
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $372

Institutionalized population: 134

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 20
  • Burglaries: 20
  • Thefts: 99
  • Auto thefts: 21

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 28
  • Burglaries: 14
  • Thefts: 106
  • Auto thefts: 6
Hill County, MT map from a distance

Health of residents in Hill 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 3.3. This is worse than average.
67.2% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
50.8% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
51.5% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
66.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 204 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 163 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $149,700
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $168,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $166,600
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $252,500
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $202,700
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $258,800
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,797 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,394 (1.3%)

Hill County household income distribution in 2013 Hill County home values distribution in 2013 Hill County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 19.7%
Hill County:

19.7%
Montana:

13.3%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.7% for American Indian residents, 60.0% for other race residents, 16.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 34.8 years old
(Males: 32.9 years old, Females: 36.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.7 years old, Black residents: 25.7 years old, American Indian residents: 21.9 years old, Asian residents: 41.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.5 years old, Other race residents: 25.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hill County is $403 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $725 a month.

Cities in this county include: Havre, Rocky Boy's, Havre North, Box Elder, Wild Horse Lake, Rocky Boy's Agency, Beaver Creek, St. Pierre, West Havre, Rudyard.

Hill 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: Okanogan County, Washington , Phillips County , Ramsey County, North Dakota , Marshall County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Montana:

3.4%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 1,378
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 24.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 195 (70.5% naturalized citizens)

Hill County:

1.2%
Whole state:

2.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Hill County population
  • 202010 or later
  • 162000 to 2009
  • 581990 to 1999
  • 691980 to 1989
  • 191970 to 1979
  • 198Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 95.1%

Hill County marital status for males Hill County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,148
  • One, attached: 137
  • Two: 178
  • 3 or 4: 321
  • 5 to 9: 171
  • 10 to 19: 194
  • 20 to 49: 129
  • 50 or more: 105
  • Mobile homes: 885
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Housing units in Hill County with a mortgage: 2,189 (85 second mortgage, 252 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,904

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

56.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hill County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,03914
Catholic1,8205
Evangelical Protestant1,61518
Other6012
None10,021-
Hill 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: 2
Hill County:

1.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Hill County:

4.84 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hill County:

8.1%
Montana:

7.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Hill County:

29.0%
State:

23.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.8%
State:

10.7%

Agriculture in Hill County:

Average size of farms: 2164 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $51,980
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $67.43
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 22.76%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $62,847
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 27.52%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.60%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $126,306
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 65.79%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.23
All wheat for grain: 444014 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Hill County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Montana state average. It is 3% 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 277.8 miles away from Hill 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 358.5 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 270.9 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 249.5 miles away from the 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 337.6 miles away from Hill County center
On 10/29/1983 at 23:29:11, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 349.3 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 Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2013 to June 03, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4127: July 10, 2013, FEMA Id: 4127, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Montana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 04, 2011 to July 22, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1996: June 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 1996, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Montana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 15, 2010 to July 30, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1922: July 10, 2010, FEMA Id: 1922, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Montana Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3253: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3253, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Montana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 08, 2002 to June 21, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1424: July 03, 2002, FEMA Id: 1424, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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 Flooding, Incident Period: March 01, 1996 to June 05, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1113: May 16, 1996, FEMA Id: 1113, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • 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 Hill County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Canada (28%)
  • Colombia (9%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • Korea (8%)
  • Romania (7%)
  • Vietnam (6%)
  • Philippines (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Hill County


  • German (16%)
  • American (9%)
  • Norwegian (7%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Hill County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,065 (78.3%)
  • Carpooled: 726 (9.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 24 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 62 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 14 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 564 (7.3%)
  • Worked at home: 325 (4.2%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 170 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 110 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 23 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in nursing homes
  • 5 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 248 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 183 people in college/university student housing
  • 104 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 30 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 28 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,121.

6.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,074 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
Montana average:

6.86%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.77% relocated from other counties in Montana ($16,277 average AGI)
2.44% relocated from other states ($15,799 average AGI)
Hill County:

2.44%
Montana average:

3.82%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cascade County, MT  0.55% ($21,657 average AGI)
from Blaine County, MT  0.54% ($18,941)
from Missoula County, MT  0.35% ($23,455)
from Flathead County, MT  0.28% ($28,611)
from Yellowstone County, MT  0.27% ($25,529)
from Gallatin County, MT  0.22% ($30,286)
from Lewis and Clark County, MT  0.17% ($63,182)


6.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,270 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
Montana average:

6.73%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.93% relocated to other counties in Montana ($19,471 average AGI)
2.10% relocated to other states ($12,798 average AGI)
Hill County:

2.10%
Montana average:

3.69%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cascade County, MT  0.57% ($26,861 average AGI)
to Missoula County, MT  0.51% ($24,125)
to Yellowstone County, MT  0.51% ($32,531)
to Blaine County, MT  0.36% ($24,783)
to Gallatin County, MT  0.33% ($24,714)
to Lewis and Clark County, MT  0.25% ($34,250)
to Flathead County, MT  0.17% ($48,818)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.2

Births per 1000 population in Hill County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Hill County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Hill County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 22.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hill County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Hill County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hill County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hill County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Hill County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Hill County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,354 (1,945 aged, 409 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 470 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (154)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (130)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (124)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (104)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (100)
  • Unspecified dementia (80)
  • Congestive heart failure (79)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (70)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (51)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (49)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.11
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 17,306
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,130
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 54,916

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,785
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,214
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 40
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 141

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 31

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,837
  • In family households: 13,563 (1,817 male householders, 2,145 female householders)
    2,867 spouses, 5,041 children (4,659 natural, 109 adopted, 236 stepchildren), 751 grandchildren, 234 brothers or sisters, 76 parents, 258 other relatives, 452 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,822 (1,102 male householders (860 living alone)), 1,119 female householders (943 living alone)), 600 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 450

Size of family households: 1,792 2-persons, 920 3-persons, 670 4-persons, 293 5-persons, 166 6-persons, 99 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,803 1-person, 367 2-persons, 45 3-persons, 9 4-persons.

2,340 married couples with children.
1,231 single-parent households (392 men, 839 women).

96.5% of residents of Hill speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (98% speak English very well, 2% speak English not well).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 30% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (69% speak English very well, 31% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $164,676,000 ($10,056 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,640,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $42,064,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $21,795,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $36,943,000
Federal grants: $52,877,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,460,000 ($6,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,538,000 ($162,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $868,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $12,054,000
Federal Government insurance: $39,728,000

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

Births: 1,314
Here:

81 per 1000 residents
State:

62 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 766
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +11
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -907
Here -56 per 1000 residents
State +20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Hill County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.77 millions of gallons per day (51% from ground, 49% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2

Year house built in Hill County, Montana Note: State values scaled to Hill County population
  • 02014 or later
  • 542010 to 2013
  • 2982000 to 2009
  • 5771990 to 1999
  • 7611980 to 1989
  • 1,4621970 to 1979
  • 7111960 to 1969
  • 1,3481950 to 1959
  • 4601940 to 1949
  • 1,4881939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hill County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hill County, Montana Note: State values scaled to Hill County population
  • 01 room
  • 232 rooms
  • 1113 rooms
  • 4244 rooms
  • 6515 rooms
  • 6216 rooms
  • 6697 rooms
  • 5378 rooms
  • 1,0589+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hill County, Montana Note: State values scaled to Hill County population
  • 1251 room
  • 602 rooms
  • 3783 rooms
  • 4464 rooms
  • 5065 rooms
  • 2766 rooms
  • 1217 rooms
  • 588 rooms
  • 1049+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hill County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Hill County, Montana Note: State values scaled to Hill County population
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1591 bedroom
  • 8542 bedrooms
  • 1,6593 bedrooms
  • 8104 bedrooms
  • 6285+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hill County, Montana Note: State values scaled to Hill County population
  • 143no bedroom
  • 4031 bedroom
  • 6772 bedrooms
  • 6243 bedrooms
  • 2134 bedrooms
  • 175+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Hill County, Montana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Hill County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Hill County population
  • 113no vehicle
  • 9711 vehicle
  • 1,3732 vehicles
  • 9653 vehicles
  • 4354 vehicles
  • 2455+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Hill County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Hill County population
  • 294no vehicle
  • 1,0611 vehicle
  • 5032 vehicles
  • 1123 vehicles
  • 444 vehicles
  • 385+ vehicles

87.3% of Hill County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Montana.

Hill County:

87.3%
State average:

83.6%

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

  • This state: 12,503
  • Other state: 4,079
  • Northeast: 192
  • Midwest: 1,298
  • South: 402
  • West: 2,177
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hill County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 73.2%Utility gas
  • 11.3%Electricity
  • 9.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.4%Wood
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 44.8%Utility gas
  • 31.2%Electricity
  • 14.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.0%Other fuel
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 195
Here:

9.9%
Montana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 20
Here:

2.0%
Montana:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 41
Here:

4.2%
Montana:

11.9%

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

Hill County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $294,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,972,000
    Police Protection: $1,556,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,350,000
    Health - Other: $1,228,000
    Regular Highways: $1,191,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $620,000
    General Public Buildings: $605,000
    Central Staff Services: $485,000
    Financial Administration: $361,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $329,000
    Parks and Recreation: $171,000
    Correctional Institutions: $169,000
    Libraries: $116,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $87,000
    Housing and Community Development: $59,000
    Air Transportation: $18,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $12,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $183,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,333,000
    General - Other: $547,000
    Health - Other: $37,000
    Air Transportation: $18,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $48,000
    General - Other: $47,000
    General Public Building: $25,000
    Health - Other: $25,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $22,000
    Central Staff Services: $13,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,140,000

Hill County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,365,000
    All Other: $908,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $27,000
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $869,000
    All Other: $763,000
    General Local Government Support: $91,000
    Highways: $69,000
    Housing and Community Development: $60,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $636,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $636,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $122,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,793,000
    General Local Government Support: $386,000
    Highways: $176,000
    Health and Hospitals: $46,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,556,000
    Other License: $1,000

Hill County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,314,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,109,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $205,000

Hill County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $667,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,340,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $136,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 375
  • Number of aged recipients: 27
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 348
  • Number of recipients under 18: 51
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 261
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 63
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 137
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 171
Hill County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Most common first names in Hill County, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10775.5 years
Mary9979.3 years
William7975.5 years
Robert6070.8 years
George5977.9 years
James4968.4 years
Joseph4471.6 years
Margaret4482.7 years
Charles3672.9 years
Helen3678.0 years
Most common last names in Hill County, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson4677.4 years
Johnson4474.9 years
Nelson3274.6 years
Larson2574.0 years
Denny2470.6 years
Wilson2379.2 years
Miller2283.6 years
Olson2077.3 years
Smith1967.2 years
Peterson1971.0 years
Businesses in Hill County, MT
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1Maurices1
Best Western1New Balance1
Budget Car Rental1Nike2
Carson Pirie Scott1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
FedEx1The Athlete's Foot1
Ford1Toyota1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Kmart1UPS3
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture2Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets3

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