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Musselshell County, Montana (MT)

County population in 2019: 4,848 (all rural); it was 4,497 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 709
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 861
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,445
Renter-occupied apartments: 476 (it was 433 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

32%

Land area: 1867 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 3 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Musselshell County: 88.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.0%), Retail trade (18.9%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (16.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 69%
  • Government: 16%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 13%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Musselshell County, MT (2019)
    • 4,33690.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1523.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1282.7%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1132.4%Two or more races
    • 440.9%Asian alone
Median resident age:

50.9 years
Montana median age:

40.5 years
Males: 2,417  (49.9%)
Females: 2,431  (50.1%)
Average household size:
Musselshell County:

2.0 people
Montana:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $44,992 ($25,527 in 1999)
This county:

$44,992
Montana:

$57,153

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $535 (lower quartile is $448, upper quartile is $709)
This county:

$535
State:

$735


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $189,925 (it was $64,300 in 2000)
Musselshell:

$189,925
Montana:

$253,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $95,721 - $314,024
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,333
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $434

Institutionalized population: 29

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 19
  • Burglaries: 7
  • Thefts: 112
  • Auto thefts: 6

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 15
  • Burglaries: 12
  • Thefts: 152
  • Auto thefts: 4
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $172,500
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $77,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $210,000
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $137,500
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2019: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Musselshell, MT residents
Average permit cost in Musselshell, MT
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,339 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,260 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Musselshell, MT in 2019
Distribution of house value in Musselshell, MT in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Musselshell, MT in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.2%
Musselshell County:

12.2%
Montana:

12.6%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.5% for American Indian residents, 27.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 50.9 years old
(Males: 49.4 years old, Females: 51.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.1 years old, Black residents: 64.6 years old, American Indian residents: 52.4 years old, Asian residents: 61.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30.7 years old, Other race residents: 24.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Musselshell 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: Roundup, Klein, Camp Three, Melstone, Musselshell.

Musselshell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Ashland County, Wisconsin , Broadwater County , Jefferson County , Mille Lacs County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.5%
Montana:

4.3%

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

Current college students: 120
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 94 (84.3% naturalized citizens)

Musselshell County:

2.0%
Whole state:

2.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 52010 or later
  • 402000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 81980 to 1989
  • 41970 to 1979
  • 57Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 77.8%

Musselshell County marital status for males Musselshell County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,158
  • One, attached: 8
  • 3 or 4: 128
  • 5 to 9: 11
  • 20 to 49: 2
  • 50 or more: 9
  • Mobile homes: 428
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 11

Housing units in Musselshell County with a mortgage: 729 (9 second mortgage, 37 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 903

Here:

44.7% with mortgage
State:

55.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Musselshell County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7513
Other2732
Evangelical Protestant25311
Mainline Protestant2323
None3,029-
Musselshell 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
Musselshell County:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Musselshell County:

6.71 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 1
This county:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Musselshell County:

8.2%
Montana:

7.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Musselshell County:

20.6%
State:

23.1%

Agriculture in Musselshell County:

Average size of farms: 3240 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $49,381
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $50.29
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 5.08%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 86.17%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $57,592
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.19%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 19.09%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $60,477
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.33%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.55
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.06%
All wheat for grain: 15777 harvested acres
Vegetables: 5 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Musselshell County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 560% 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 175.8 miles away from Musselshell 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 313.9 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 172.6 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 199.6 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 356.4 miles away from Musselshell 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 216.3 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4508, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Montana Flooding, Incident Period: May 1, 2018 - June 10, 2018, FEMA Id: 4405, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Montana Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: August 21, 2014 to August 26, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4198: October 09, 2014, FEMA Id: 4198, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • 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 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 Dahl Fire, Incident Period: June 26, 2012 to July 02, 2012, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 26, 2012, FEMA Id: 2988, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 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 Fishel Creek Fire Complex, Incident Period: July 24, 1999 to July 26, 1999, Fire Management Assistance Declared: July 26, 1999, FEMA Id: 2266, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Musselshell County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Musselshell

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,049 (65.7%)
  • Carpooled: 115 (7.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 71 (4.4%)
  • Walked: 116 (7.3%)
  • Worked at home: 245 (15.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)

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


  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (48%)
  • Canada (30%)
  • England (11%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (3%)
  • Ukraine (2%)
  • Japan (1%)
  • Denmark (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Musselshell County


  • American (25%)
  • German (18%)
  • Norwegian (10%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Swedish (3%)
  • European (2%)

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

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

  • 41 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 31 people in nursing homes
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 19 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 3 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 23 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 19 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,266.

7.29% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,576 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.29%
Montana average:

7.25%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.37% relocated from other counties in Montana ($28,949 average AGI)
1.91% relocated from other states ($10,627 average AGI)
Musselshell County:

1.91%
Montana average:

4.15%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Yellowstone County, MT  2.84% ($32,283 average AGI)


6.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,185 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.71%
Montana average:

6.77%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.72% relocated to other counties in Montana ($31,083 average AGI)
1.99% relocated to other states ($9,102 average AGI)
Musselshell County:

1.99%
Montana average:

3.66%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Yellowstone County, MT  3.11% ($49,980 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3

Births per 1000 population in Musselshell County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Musselshell County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 14.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Musselshell County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Musselshell County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Musselshell County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Musselshell County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Musselshell County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Musselshell County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Musselshell County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 952 (777 aged, 175 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 97 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 22.15
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,103
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,063
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 19,402

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,156
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 934

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 22
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 89

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,848
  • Male householders: 1,251 (381 living alone), Female householders: 982 (317 living alone)
  • 1,213 spouses (1,213 opposite-sex spouses), 91 unmarried partners, (91 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,018 children (895 natural, 100 adopted, 31 stepchildren), 41 grandchildren, 10 brothers or sisters, 28 parents, 7 foster children, 60 other relatives, 114 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 31

Size of family households: 833 2-persons, 254 3-persons, 177 4-persons, 37 5-persons, 49 6-persons, 51 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 703 1-person, 116 2-persons.

636 married couples with children.
192 single-parent households (90 men, 102 women).

96.2% of residents of Musselshell speak English at home.
0.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 1% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (98% speak English very well, 2% speak English well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (97% speak English very well, 3% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $31,815,000 ($7,047 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $736,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $13,498,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $5,735,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,249,000
Federal grants: $8,058,000
Federal procurement contracts: $317,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $959,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $99,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $754,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,276,000

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

Births: 263
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

62 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 316
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -1
Here -0 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +64
Here:

+14 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Musselshell County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.80 millions of gallons per day (96% from ground, 4% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.2

Year house built in Musselshell County, Montana
  • Year house built in Musselshell County, Montana
  • 2232014 or later
  • 1312010 to 2013
  • 3242000 to 2009
  • 3781990 to 1999
  • 2631980 to 1989
  • 4091970 to 1979
  • 891960 to 1969
  • 1711950 to 1959
  • 1411940 to 1949
  • 6871939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Musselshell County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Musselshell County, Montana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Musselshell County, Montana
  • 01 room
  • 62 rooms
  • 1223 rooms
  • 2584 rooms
  • 3495 rooms
  • 2896 rooms
  • 2177 rooms
  • 1128 rooms
  • 2719+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Musselshell County, Montana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Musselshell County, Montana
  • 131 room
  • 292 rooms
  • 783 rooms
  • 1454 rooms
  • 1005 rooms
  • 716 rooms
  • 1017 rooms
  • 198 rooms
  • 439+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Musselshell County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Musselshell County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Musselshell County, Montana
  • 0no bedroom
  • 891 bedroom
  • 4352 bedrooms
  • 7033 bedrooms
  • 2764 bedrooms
  • 1265+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Musselshell County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Musselshell County, Montana
  • 12no bedroom
  • 1031 bedroom
  • 2602 bedrooms
  • 1493 bedrooms
  • 694 bedrooms
  • 195+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Musselshell County, Montana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Musselshell County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Musselshell County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 6no vehicle
  • 2871 vehicle
  • 6072 vehicles
  • 3793 vehicles
  • 2474 vehicles
  • 1035+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Musselshell County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Musselshell County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 110no vehicle
  • 1961 vehicle
  • 1882 vehicles
  • 883 vehicles
  • 224 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles

84.0% of Musselshell County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Montana.

Musselshell County:

84.0%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 2,211
  • Other state: 2,535
  • Northeast: 175
  • Midwest: 769
  • South: 349
  • West: 1,243
Year householders moved into unit in Musselshell County, MT
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Musselshell County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 55.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.5%Wood
  • 14.4%Electricity
  • 9.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.6%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 39.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 24.2%Electricity
  • 18.3%Wood
  • 7.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.7%Utility gas
  • 2.3%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Coal or coke
  • 0.5%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 90
Here:

23.4%
Montana:

12.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3
Here:

1.2%
Montana:

10.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2
Here:

11.1%
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

Musselshell County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $458,000
  • Current Operations - Toll Highways: $414,000
    Police Protection: $395,000
    Regular Highways: $395,000
    General - Other: $177,000
    Financial Administration: $176,000
    Local Fire Protection: $154,000
    Central Staff Services: $151,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $141,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $34,000
    Corrections - Other: $32,000
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000
    Libraries: $6,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $865,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $5,000
    Royalties: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $100,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $205,000
    Highways: $77,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,372,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,122,000

Musselshell County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $458,000
  • Current Operations - Toll Highways: $414,000
    Police Protection: $395,000
    Regular Highways: $395,000
    General - Other: $177,000
    Financial Administration: $176,000
    Local Fire Protection: $154,000
    Central Staff Services: $151,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $141,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $34,000
    Corrections - Other: $32,000
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000
    Libraries: $6,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $865,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $5,000
    Royalties: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $100,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $205,000
    Highways: $77,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,372,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,122,000

Musselshell County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $458,000
  • Current Operations - Toll Highways: $414,000
    Police Protection: $395,000
    Regular Highways: $395,000
    General - Other: $177,000
    Financial Administration: $176,000
    Local Fire Protection: $154,000
    Central Staff Services: $151,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $141,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $34,000
    Corrections - Other: $32,000
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000
    Libraries: $6,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $865,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $5,000
    Royalties: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $100,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $205,000
    Highways: $77,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,372,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,122,000

Musselshell County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $458,000
  • Current Operations - Toll Highways: $414,000
    Police Protection: $395,000
    Regular Highways: $395,000
    General - Other: $177,000
    Financial Administration: $176,000
    Local Fire Protection: $154,000
    Central Staff Services: $151,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $141,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $34,000
    Corrections - Other: $32,000
    Solid Waste Management: $24,000
    Libraries: $6,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $865,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $5,000
    Royalties: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $100,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $205,000
    Highways: $77,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,372,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,122,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 98
  • Number of aged recipients: 18
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 80
  • Number of recipients under 18: 14
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 53
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 31
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 46
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 37
Most common first names in Musselshell County, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5776.7 years
Mary4980.5 years
William4473.7 years
James3972.1 years
Frank2680.8 years
George2477.8 years
Charles2377.3 years
Robert2069.9 years
Joseph1775.5 years
Donald1670.7 years
Most common last names in Musselshell County, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1568.9 years
Brown1373.9 years
Carlson1380.6 years
Nelson1368.4 years
Johnson1177.5 years
Miller980.7 years
Holliday869.4 years
Scott878.2 years
Goffena881.5 years
Anderson873.1 years

Businesses in Musselshell County, MT

  • FedEx: 1
  • RadioShack: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Musselshell County on our top lists:

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