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Powell County, Montana (MT)

County population in 2019: 6,972 (46% urban, 54% rural); it was 7,180 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 920
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 819
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,728
Renter-occupied apartments: 727 (it was 694 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

32%

Land area: 2326 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.7 sq. mi.

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

March 2019 cost of living index in Powell County: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (16.4%), Public administration (12.5%), Construction (11.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 62%
  • Government: 26%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 11%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Powell County, MT (2019)
    • 6,11689.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3184.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2203.2%Two or more races
    • 1231.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 640.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 270.4%Asian alone
Median resident age:

46.2 years
Montana median age:

40.5 years
Males: 4,363  (62.6%)
Females: 2,609  (37.4%)
Average household size:
Powell County:

2.0 people
Montana:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $56,837 ($30,625 in 1999)
This county:

$56,837
Montana:

$57,153

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $563 (lower quartile is $353, upper quartile is $740)
This county:

$563
State:

$735


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $157,373 (it was $76,000 in 2000)
Powell:

$157,373
Montana:

$253,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $106,733 - $303,763

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $260,103
Here:

$260,103
State:

$329,235

Mobile homes: $175,778
Here:

$175,778
State:

$92,717

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,130
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $424

Institutionalized population: 1,523

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 35
  • Burglaries: 22
  • Thefts: 141
  • Auto thefts: 12
Powell County, MT map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,800
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $190,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $190,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $76,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 18 buildings, average cost: $229,000
  • 2014: 17 buildings, average cost: $255,200
  • 2015: 25 buildings, average cost: $267,200
  • 2016: 32 buildings, average cost: $267,900
  • 2017: 36 buildings, average cost: $267,200
  • 2018: 38 buildings, average cost: $267,200
  • 2019: 39 buildings, average cost: $268,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Powell, MT residents
Average permit cost in Powell, MT
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,430 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,601 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Powell, MT in 2019
Distribution of house value in Powell, MT in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Powell, MT in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.3%
Powell County:

11.3%
Montana:

12.6%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.3% for Black residents, 25.0% for American Indian residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 46.2 years old
(Males: 43.5 years old, Females: 50.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.5 years old, Black residents: 31.8 years old, American Indian residents: 37.5 years old, Asian residents: 11.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 42.2 years old, Other race residents: 69.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Powell 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: Deer Lodge, Helmville, Elliston, Avon, Garrison, Ovando.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Powell County: McArthur Ranch (A), Maxwell Ranch (B), Crooked Creek Campground (C), Fail Ranch (D), Novak Homestead (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Winnett Cemetery (1), Cat Creek Cemetery (2), Flatwillow Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Little Bear Lake (A), Wild Horse Lake (B), Headman-Field Reservoir (C), War Horse Lake (D), Petrolia Lake (E), Yellow Water Reservoir (F), War Horse Lake (G), Prtrolla Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Bender Creek (A), Bear Creek (B), Box Elder Creek (C), Brickyard Creek (D), Buffalo Creek (E), Cat Creek (F), Cottonwood Creek (G), Sacagawea River (H), Dovetail Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Powell County include: War Horse National Wildlife Refuge (1), Crooked Creek Recreation Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Custer County , Dunn County, North Dakota , Douglas County, Wisconsin , Pend Oreille County, Washington , Kootenai County, Idaho .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.1%
Montana:

4.3%

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

Current college students: 155
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 46 (58.5% naturalized citizens)

Powell County:

0.7%
Whole state:

2.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 202010 or later
  • 142000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 81980 to 1989
  • 71970 to 1979
  • 26Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 78.8%

Powell County marital status for males Powell County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,704
  • One, attached: 25
  • Two: 43
  • 3 or 4: 35
  • 5 to 9: 99
  • 10 to 19: 17
  • 50 or more: 7
  • Mobile homes: 284

Housing units in Powell County with a mortgage: 702 (12 second mortgage, 73 home equity loan, 15 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 993

Here:

41.4% with mortgage
State:

55.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Powell County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5747
Other5703
Catholic4353
Mainline Protestant1122
None5,336-
Powell 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
Powell County:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Powell County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

14.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Powell County:

7.3%
Montana:

7.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Powell County:

25.4%
State:

23.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
State:

10.7%

Agriculture in Powell County:

Average size of farms: 2258 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $69,793
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $47.08
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 85.81%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $73,875
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.32%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 85.50%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $61,308
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 78.83%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.89

Tornado activity:

Powell County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Montana state average. It is 77007242.3 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Powell County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 938% 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 176.1 miles away from Powell 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 183.7 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
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 19.6 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 188.0 miles away from the county center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 167.7 miles away from Powell 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 86.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Montana Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4508, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Montana Flooding, Incident Period: May 1, 2018 - June 10, 2018, FEMA Id: 4405, 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 Lincoln Fire Complex, Incident Period: August 14, 2003 to September 12, 2003, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 20, 2003, FEMA Id: 2492, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Montana Severe Storms, Incident Period: June 03, 2001 to June 14, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1385: July 07, 2001, FEMA Id: 1385, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • Montana Southwestern Zone 2 Fire Complex, Incident Period: August 05, 2000, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 05, 2000, FEMA Id: 2317, 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 Heavy Rains, Flooding, Landslides, Incident Period: February 24, 1986 to March 07, 1986, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-761: March 15, 1986, FEMA Id: 761, Natural disaster type: Landslide, Flood, Heavy Rain
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Powell County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Powell

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,652 (65.4%)
  • Carpooled: 241 (9.5%)
  • Bus: 26 (1.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 45 (1.8%)
  • Walked: 193 (7.6%)
  • Worked at home: 368 (14.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)

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


  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (26%)
  • Jamaica (19%)
  • Mexico (19%)
  • Austria (14%)
  • Canada (9%)
  • Romania (5%)
  • Sweden (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Powell County


  • German (14%)
  • American (13%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • European (7%)
  • English (6%)
  • Norwegian (3%)
  • Italian (3%)

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

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

  • 1,300 people in state prisons
  • 52 people in nursing homes
  • 38 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 13 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

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

  • 1,445 people in state prisons
  • 70 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 7 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,135.

6.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,942 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.99%
Montana average:

7.25%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.15% relocated from other counties in Montana ($27,712 average AGI)
1.84% relocated from other states ($9,231 average AGI)
Powell County:

1.84%
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  0.94% ($49,667 average AGI)


6.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,346 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
Montana average:

6.77%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.30% relocated to other counties in Montana ($29,392 average AGI)
1.57% relocated to other states ($6,948 average AGI)
Powell County:

1.57%
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 Missoula County, MT  1.17% ($56,846 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.9

Births per 1000 population in Powell County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Powell County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Powell County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Powell County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Powell County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Powell County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Powell County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Powell County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Powell County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,137 (983 aged, 154 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 114 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (22)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (10)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 14.55
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,976
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 509
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 20,617

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 757
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,057

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 43
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 57

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,972
  • Male householders: 1,358 (375 living alone), Female householders: 1,125 (295 living alone)
  • 1,437 spouses (1,436 opposite-sex spouses), 84 unmarried partners, (84 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,151 children (1,011 natural, 118 adopted, 33 stepchildren), 70 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 7 parents, 0 foster children, 43 other relatives, 40 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,628

Size of family households: 1,113 2-persons, 277 3-persons, 121 4-persons, 120 5-persons, 7 6-persons, 29 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 674 1-person, 130 2-persons.

683 married couples with children.
202 single-parent households (72 men, 130 women).

96.5% of residents of Powell speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English well).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $36,236,000 ($5,272 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $779,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $17,195,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $6,551,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $217,000
Federal grants: $7,267,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,478,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,528,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,823,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,027,000

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

Births: 298
Here:

43 per 1000 residents
State:

62 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 392
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -75
Here -11 per 1000 residents
State +20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Powell County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.06 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.2

Year house built in Powell County, Montana
  • Year house built in Powell County, Montana
  • 132014 or later
  • 552010 to 2013
  • 4652000 to 2009
  • 2371990 to 1999
  • 2081980 to 1989
  • 4671970 to 1979
  • 1971960 to 1969
  • 3731950 to 1959
  • 3171940 to 1949
  • 8261939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Powell County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Powell County, Montana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Powell County, Montana
  • 11 room
  • 122 rooms
  • 163 rooms
  • 1604 rooms
  • 4215 rooms
  • 3016 rooms
  • 2187 rooms
  • 1858 rooms
  • 3679+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Powell County, Montana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Powell County, Montana
  • 281 room
  • 132 rooms
  • 1043 rooms
  • 2114 rooms
  • 995 rooms
  • 966 rooms
  • 627 rooms
  • 168 rooms
  • 1599+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Powell County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Powell County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Powell County, Montana
  • 2no bedroom
  • 731 bedroom
  • 3902 bedrooms
  • 7363 bedrooms
  • 2944 bedrooms
  • 1935+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Powell County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Powell County, Montana
  • 27no bedroom
  • 1531 bedroom
  • 2382 bedrooms
  • 2293 bedrooms
  • 1404 bedrooms
  • 135+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Powell County, Montana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Powell County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Powell County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 39no vehicle
  • 2831 vehicle
  • 6692 vehicles
  • 3753 vehicles
  • 1914 vehicles
  • 1255+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Powell County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Powell County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 96no vehicle
  • 2441 vehicle
  • 3612 vehicles
  • 553 vehicles
  • 434 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

82.3% of Powell 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, 85% lived in Montana.

Powell County:

82.3%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 3,484
  • Other state: 3,336
  • Northeast: 269
  • Midwest: 885
  • South: 417
  • West: 1,768
Year householders moved into unit in Powell County, MT
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Powell County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 60.1%Utility gas
  • 18.7%Wood
  • 16.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%Electricity
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 42.4%Utility gas
  • 30.0%Electricity
  • 11.9%Wood
  • 9.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 20
Here:

4.5%
Montana:

12.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 51
Here:

13.3%
Montana:

10.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 29
Here:

19.0%
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

Powell County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $475,000
    Air Transportation: $22,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $272,000
    Regular Highways: $102,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $44,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,265,000
    Police Protection: $1,147,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $597,000
    General - Other: $510,000
    Central Staff Services: $381,000
    Health - Other: $350,000
    Financial Administration: $310,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $187,000
    General Public Buildings: $155,000
    Air Transportation: $48,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $38,000
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,000
    Libraries: $7,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $636,000
    Other: $417,000
    Air Transportation: $361,000
    Health and Hospitals: $50,000
    Housing and Community Development: $15,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $915,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $66,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $113,000
    General Revenue - Other: $104,000
    Interest Earnings: $100,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $182,000
    Police Protection: $89,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,494,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $360,000
    General Local Government Support: $239,000
    Highways: $67,000
    Health and Hospitals: $60,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,894,000
    Other License: $4,000

Powell County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $475,000
    Air Transportation: $22,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $272,000
    Regular Highways: $102,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $44,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,265,000
    Police Protection: $1,147,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $597,000
    General - Other: $510,000
    Central Staff Services: $381,000
    Health - Other: $350,000
    Financial Administration: $310,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $187,000
    General Public Buildings: $155,000
    Air Transportation: $48,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $38,000
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,000
    Libraries: $7,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $636,000
    Other: $417,000
    Air Transportation: $361,000
    Health and Hospitals: $50,000
    Housing and Community Development: $15,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $915,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $66,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $113,000
    General Revenue - Other: $104,000
    Interest Earnings: $100,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $182,000
    Police Protection: $89,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,494,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $360,000
    General Local Government Support: $239,000
    Highways: $67,000
    Health and Hospitals: $60,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,894,000
    Other License: $4,000

Powell County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $475,000
    Air Transportation: $22,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $272,000
    Regular Highways: $102,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $44,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,265,000
    Police Protection: $1,147,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $597,000
    General - Other: $510,000
    Central Staff Services: $381,000
    Health - Other: $350,000
    Financial Administration: $310,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $187,000
    General Public Buildings: $155,000
    Air Transportation: $48,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $38,000
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,000
    Libraries: $7,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $636,000
    Other: $417,000
    Air Transportation: $361,000
    Health and Hospitals: $50,000
    Housing and Community Development: $15,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $915,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $66,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $113,000
    General Revenue - Other: $104,000
    Interest Earnings: $100,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $182,000
    Police Protection: $89,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,494,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $360,000
    General Local Government Support: $239,000
    Highways: $67,000
    Health and Hospitals: $60,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,894,000
    Other License: $4,000

Powell County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $475,000
    Air Transportation: $22,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $272,000
    Regular Highways: $102,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $44,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,265,000
    Police Protection: $1,147,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $597,000
    General - Other: $510,000
    Central Staff Services: $381,000
    Health - Other: $350,000
    Financial Administration: $310,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $187,000
    General Public Buildings: $155,000
    Air Transportation: $48,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $38,000
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,000
    Libraries: $7,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $636,000
    Other: $417,000
    Air Transportation: $361,000
    Health and Hospitals: $50,000
    Housing and Community Development: $15,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $915,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $66,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $113,000
    General Revenue - Other: $104,000
    Interest Earnings: $100,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $182,000
    Police Protection: $89,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,494,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $360,000
    General Local Government Support: $239,000
    Highways: $67,000
    Health and Hospitals: $60,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,894,000
    Other License: $4,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 98
  • Number of aged recipients: 3
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 95
  • Number of recipients under 18: 14
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 70
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 14
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 37
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 37
Most common first names in Powell County, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5170.0 years
William4574.3 years
Robert3870.4 years
Mary3681.7 years
James3469.3 years
George3176.2 years
Charles2974.4 years
Frank2377.9 years
Helen1883.5 years
Richard1865.7 years
Most common last names in Powell County, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2878.3 years
Beck2569.4 years
Hansen1675.6 years
Smith1572.1 years
Jones1270.9 years
Thompson1183.1 years
Anderson1177.4 years
Davis1071.7 years
Thomas1076.3 years
Evans1073.6 years