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Jefferson County, Montana (MT)

County population in 2016: 11,908 (all rural); it was 10,049 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,418
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,361
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,116
Renter-occupied apartments: 733 (it was 631 in 2000)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

32%

Land area: 1657 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 7 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Jefferson County: 89.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.8%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (17.0%), Retail trade (12.5%), Educational, health and social services (10.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 44%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 50%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Jefferson County, MT (2017)
    • 11,026109.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3923.9%Two or more races
    • 2832.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1831.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 300.3%Asian alone
    • 80.08%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 20.02%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

48.1 years
Montana median age:

40.0 years
Males: 6,098  (51.2%)
Females: 5,810  (48.8%)
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Average household size:
Jefferson County:

2.0 people
Montana:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $69,451 ($41,506 in 1999)
This county:

$69,451
Montana:

$53,386

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $654 (lower quartile is $490, upper quartile is $848)
This county:

$654
State:

$667


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $308,320 (it was $127,700 in 2000)
Jefferson:

$308,320
Montana:

$231,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $162,559 - $408,024

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $315,829
Here:

$315,829
State:

$306,722

Townhouses or other attached units: $290,802
Here:

$290,802
State:

$254,567

Mobile homes: $165,810
Here:

$165,810
State:

$86,565

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,507
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $412

Institutionalized population: 161

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 13
  • Thefts: 22
  • Auto thefts: 6

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 6
  • Thefts: 35
  • Auto thefts: 4
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $35,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $35,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $35,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $229,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $255,200
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $291,600
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $287,700
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $276,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Jefferson, MT residents
Average permit cost in Jefferson, 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 2017: $1,919 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,668 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Jefferson, MT in 2017
Distribution of house value in Jefferson, MT in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Jefferson, MT in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.2%
Jefferson County:

7.2%
Montana:

12.5%
(6.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.5% for American Indian residents, 7.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 48.1 years old
(Males: 48.4 years old, Females: 47.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48.8 years old, Black residents: 12.9 years old, American Indian residents: 49.0 years old, Asian residents: 36.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.1 years old, Other race residents: 13.6 years old)

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

Cities in this county include: Montana City, Clancy, Boulder, Whitehall, South Hills, Rader Creek, Jefferson City, Basin, Cardwell, Elkhorn.

Jefferson 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: Ashland County, Wisconsin , Kanabec County, Minnesota , Musselshell County , Mille Lacs County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Montana:

4.2%

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

Current college students: 210
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 95.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 35.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 182 (45.3% naturalized citizens)

Jefferson County:

1.5%
Whole state:

2.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 532010 or later
  • 352000 to 2009
  • 391990 to 1999
  • 211980 to 1989
  • 71970 to 1979
  • 42Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 38.8%

Jefferson County marital status for males Jefferson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,450
  • One, attached: 57
  • Two: 48
  • 3 or 4: 78
  • 5 to 9: 20
  • 20 or more: 2
  • Mobile homes: 594

Housing units in Jefferson County with a mortgage: 2,326 (121 second mortgage, 178 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,659

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

57.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jefferson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9903
Evangelical Protestant73511
Other5773
Mainline Protestant2344
None8,870-
Jefferson 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
Jefferson County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Jefferson County:

4.51 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 15
This county:

13.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Jefferson County:

7.5%
Montana:

7.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

22.3%
State:

23.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

6.9%
State:

10.7%

Agriculture in Jefferson County:

Average size of farms: 1041 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $26,085
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $45.13
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 87.32%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $33,675
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 7.04%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 68.36%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $40,670
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 83.60%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.04
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.29%
Vegetables: 4 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Jefferson County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Montana state average. It is 70% 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 128.9 miles away from Jefferson 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 163.5 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 120.5 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 54.6 miles away from the county center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 473.5 miles away from Jefferson 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 143.7 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 Ice Jams and Flooding, Incident Period: March 01, 2014 to March 17, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4172: April 17, 2014, FEMA Id: 4172, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Montana 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 Central Zone 3B Fire Complex, Incident Period: July 24, 2000, Fire Management Assistance Declared: July 24, 2000, FEMA Id: 2314, 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
  • Montana Rains, Snowmelt, Storms, Flooding, Incident Period: June 28, 1975, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-472: June 28, 1975, FEMA Id: 472, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Snow

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Jefferson

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,966 (65.8%)
  • Carpooled: 338 (11.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 12 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 105 (3.5%)
  • Walked: 234 (7.8%)
  • Worked at home: 341 (11.4%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

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


  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (61%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • England (4%)
  • Korea (4%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Italy (3%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Jefferson County


  • German (20%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • American (11%)
  • English (7%)
  • Norwegian (7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Italian (3%)

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

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

  • 87 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 42 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 35 people in nursing homes
  • 24 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in other group homes

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

  • 56 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 55 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 42 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 25 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 24 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 14 people in state prisons
  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $71,977.

9.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($58,739 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.22%
Montana average:

7.25%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.39% relocated from other counties in Montana ($40,722 average AGI)
2.83% relocated from other states ($18,017 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

2.83%
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 Lewis and Clark County, MT  3.29% ($76,805 average AGI)
from Gallatin County, MT  0.75% ($39,706)
from Silver Bow County, MT  0.66% ($40,667)


7.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,646 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.79%
Montana average:

6.77%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.42% relocated to other counties in Montana ($44,245 average AGI)
1.37% relocated to other states ($7,401 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

1.37%
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 Lewis and Clark County, MT  3.28% ($59,479 average AGI)
to Silver Bow County, MT  0.74% ($35,697)
to Gallatin County, MT  0.56% ($39,240)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.3

Births per 1000 population in Jefferson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Jefferson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Jefferson County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Jefferson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,639 (1,318 aged, 321 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 352 (15%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (108)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (83)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (78)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (76)
  • Unspecified dementia (53)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (48)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (36)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (30)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (29)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (26)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 904
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 895

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 20
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 45

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,908
  • In family households: 10,062 (1,761 male householders, 1,537 female householders)
    2,866 spouses, 3,055 children (2,802 natural, 136 adopted, 120 stepchildren), 143 grandchildren, 49 brothers or sisters, 75 parents, 248 other relatives, 317 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,578 (816 male householders (596 living alone)), 467 female householders (404 living alone)), 303 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 276

Size of family households: 1,863 2-persons, 559 3-persons, 543 4-persons, 193 5-persons, 87 6-persons, 57 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 998 1-person, 278 2-persons, 7 4-persons.

1,732 married couples with children.
477 single-parent households (158 men, 319 women).

97.0% of residents of Jefferson speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (85% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (90% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (94% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (83% speak English very well, 18% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $63,516,000 ($5,850 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $17,982,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $27,601,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $6,425,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $321,000
Federal grants: $9,003,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,147,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $18,018,000 ($15,490,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,591,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,046,000

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

Births: 473
Here:

42 per 1000 residents
State:

62 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 431
Here:

39 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +6
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,092
Here:

+98 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Jefferson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.22 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.1

Year house built in Jefferson County, Montana
  • Year house built in Jefferson County, Montana
  • 1422014 or later
  • 1142010 to 2013
  • 9532000 to 2009
  • 1,2461990 to 1999
  • 7461980 to 1989
  • 9681970 to 1979
  • 2941960 to 1969
  • 1531950 to 1959
  • 1391940 to 1949
  • 4601939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jefferson County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jefferson County, Montana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jefferson County, Montana
  • 431 room
  • 662 rooms
  • 863 rooms
  • 2244 rooms
  • 6625 rooms
  • 7946 rooms
  • 5687 rooms
  • 4808 rooms
  • 1,0899+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jefferson County, Montana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jefferson County, Montana
  • 231 room
  • 272 rooms
  • 1033 rooms
  • 1404 rooms
  • 835 rooms
  • 1106 rooms
  • 687 rooms
  • 468 rooms
  • 549+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jefferson County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jefferson County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jefferson County, Montana
  • 45no bedroom
  • 1241 bedroom
  • 6072 bedrooms
  • 1,6703 bedrooms
  • 1,0824 bedrooms
  • 4605+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jefferson County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jefferson County, Montana
  • 24no bedroom
  • 571 bedroom
  • 2872 bedrooms
  • 1763 bedrooms
  • 734 bedrooms
  • 345+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson County, Montana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 28no vehicle
  • 4841 vehicle
  • 1,4212 vehicles
  • 1,3223 vehicles
  • 4604 vehicles
  • 2975+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 54no vehicle
  • 2361 vehicle
  • 1952 vehicles
  • 1313 vehicles
  • 364 vehicles
  • 205+ vehicles

87.1% of Jefferson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 65% lived in Montana.

Jefferson County:

87.1%
State average:

85.0%

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

  • This state: 6,068
  • Other state: 5,437
  • Northeast: 506
  • Midwest: 1,987
  • South: 725
  • West: 2,201
Year householders moved into unit in Jefferson County, MT
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jefferson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 54.2%Utility gas
  • 19.1%Wood
  • 15.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.1%Electricity
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 54.7%Utility gas
  • 16.8%Electricity
  • 15.1%Wood
  • 13.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 265
Here:

22.6%
Montana:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 103
Here:

13.2%
Montana:

10.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 74
Here:

22.8%
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

Jefferson County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $70,000
  • Charges - Other: $895,000
    Regular Highways: $51,000
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $219,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,338,000
    Regular Highways: $1,607,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $942,000
    Solid Waste Management: $924,000
    Health - Other: $907,000
    Financial Administration: $849,000
    Central Staff Services: $787,000
    Libraries: $464,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $439,000
    General - Other: $411,000
    General Public Buildings: $344,000
    Housing and Community Development: $261,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $51,000
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $23,000
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $934,000
    Health and Hospitals: $66,000
    Other: $57,000
    Natural Resources: $39,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $54,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,746,000
    Other - General - Other: $113,000
    Other - Libraries: $12,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Elementary and Secondary Education: $72,000
    General - Other: $33,000
    Health - Other: $13,000
    Libraries: $8,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $745,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $655,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $90,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,045,000
    Interest Earnings: $574,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $161,000
    General Revenue - Other: $153,000
    Sale of Property: $46,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $99,000
    General - Other: $30,000
    Police Protection: $26,000
    Financial Administration: $22,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,974,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $184,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,280,000
    Highways: $516,000
    General Local Government Support: $151,000
    Health and Hospitals: $55,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,030,000
    Other License: $14,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,932,000

Jefferson County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $70,000
  • Charges - Other: $895,000
    Regular Highways: $51,000
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $219,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,338,000
    Regular Highways: $1,607,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $942,000
    Solid Waste Management: $924,000
    Health - Other: $907,000
    Financial Administration: $849,000
    Central Staff Services: $787,000
    Libraries: $464,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $439,000
    General - Other: $411,000
    General Public Buildings: $344,000
    Housing and Community Development: $261,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $51,000
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $23,000
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $934,000
    Health and Hospitals: $66,000
    Other: $57,000
    Natural Resources: $39,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $54,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,746,000
    Other - General - Other: $113,000
    Other - Libraries: $12,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Elementary and Secondary Education: $72,000
    General - Other: $33,000
    Health - Other: $13,000
    Libraries: $8,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $745,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $655,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $90,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,045,000
    Interest Earnings: $574,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $161,000
    General Revenue - Other: $153,000
    Sale of Property: $46,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $99,000
    General - Other: $30,000
    Police Protection: $26,000
    Financial Administration: $22,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,974,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $184,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,280,000
    Highways: $516,000
    General Local Government Support: $151,000
    Health and Hospitals: $55,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,030,000
    Other License: $14,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,932,000

Jefferson County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $70,000
  • Charges - Other: $895,000
    Regular Highways: $51,000
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $219,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,338,000
    Regular Highways: $1,607,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $942,000
    Solid Waste Management: $924,000
    Health - Other: $907,000
    Financial Administration: $849,000
    Central Staff Services: $787,000
    Libraries: $464,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $439,000
    General - Other: $411,000
    General Public Buildings: $344,000
    Housing and Community Development: $261,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $51,000
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $23,000
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $934,000
    Health and Hospitals: $66,000
    Other: $57,000
    Natural Resources: $39,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $54,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,746,000
    Other - General - Other: $113,000
    Other - Libraries: $12,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Elementary and Secondary Education: $72,000
    General - Other: $33,000
    Health - Other: $13,000
    Libraries: $8,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $745,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $655,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $90,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,045,000
    Interest Earnings: $574,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $161,000
    General Revenue - Other: $153,000
    Sale of Property: $46,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $99,000
    General - Other: $30,000
    Police Protection: $26,000
    Financial Administration: $22,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,974,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $184,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,280,000
    Highways: $516,000
    General Local Government Support: $151,000
    Health and Hospitals: $55,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,030,000
    Other License: $14,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,932,000

Jefferson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $70,000
  • Charges - Other: $895,000
    Regular Highways: $51,000
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $219,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,338,000
    Regular Highways: $1,607,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $942,000
    Solid Waste Management: $924,000
    Health - Other: $907,000
    Financial Administration: $849,000
    Central Staff Services: $787,000
    Libraries: $464,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $439,000
    General - Other: $411,000
    General Public Buildings: $344,000
    Housing and Community Development: $261,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $51,000
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $23,000
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $934,000
    Health and Hospitals: $66,000
    Other: $57,000
    Natural Resources: $39,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $54,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,746,000
    Other - General - Other: $113,000
    Other - Libraries: $12,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $1,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Elementary and Secondary Education: $72,000
    General - Other: $33,000
    Health - Other: $13,000
    Libraries: $8,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $745,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $655,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $90,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,045,000
    Interest Earnings: $574,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $161,000
    General Revenue - Other: $153,000
    Sale of Property: $46,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $99,000
    General - Other: $30,000
    Police Protection: $26,000
    Financial Administration: $22,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,974,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $184,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,280,000
    Highways: $516,000
    General Local Government Support: $151,000
    Health and Hospitals: $55,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,030,000
    Other License: $14,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,932,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 121
  • Number of aged recipients: 8
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 113
  • Number of recipients under 18: 17
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 87
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 17
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 36
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 44
Most common first names in Jefferson County, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5072.6 years
George4778.9 years
William4675.8 years
Robert3971.6 years
Charles3876.6 years
James3274.7 years
Mary3079.1 years
Walter2470.3 years
Thomas2268.6 years
Helen2175.5 years
Most common last names in Jefferson County, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2676.4 years
Johnson1971.3 years
Williams1471.4 years
Miller1374.6 years
Anderson1376.6 years
Brown978.4 years
Davis971.3 years
Thompson870.4 years
Adams775.4 years
Jones780.0 years
Businesses in Jefferson County, MT
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2Subway1
FedEx3Super 81
Ford1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets3