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Ravalli County, Montana (MT)

County population in 2014: 41,030 (15% urban, 85% rural); it was 36,070 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,008
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,599
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,815
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,326 (it was 3,474 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

32%

Land area: 2394 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 17 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ravalli County: 91.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (16.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (15.5%), Manufacturing (13.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 52%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Ravalli County, Montana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (93.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.8%)
  • Asian alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  46.0 years
Montana median age:  39.0 years
Males: 20,370  (49.6%)
Females: 20,660  (50.4%)

Ravalli County,MT real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Ravalli County:

2.0 people
Montana:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,019 ($31,992 in 1999)

This county:

$38019
Montana:

$46972

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $578 (lower quartile is $463, upper quartile is $751)
This county:

$578
State:

$600


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $241,186 (it was $134,700 in 2000)
Ravalli:

$241,186
Montana:

$190,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $160,237 - $354,269
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,301
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $366

Institutionalized population: 200

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 13
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 32
  • Burglaries: 46
  • Thefts: 227
  • Auto thefts: 13

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 42
  • Burglaries: 22
  • Thefts: 85
  • Auto thefts: 6
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 42 buildings, average cost: $93,900
  • 2008: 23 buildings, average cost: $88,100
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $76,100
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $77,700
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $169,600
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $186,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,545 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,439 (0.6%)

Ravalli County household income distribution in 2009 Ravalli County home values distribution Ravalli County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.7%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.8% for Black residents, 50.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.6% for American Indian residents, 16.1% for other race residents, 29.9% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.6%
Ravalli County:

18.6%
Montana:

16.5%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.8% for Black residents, 49.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.4% for American Indian residents, 15.8% for other race residents, 34.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 46 years old
(Males: 45 years old, Females: 47 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47 years old, Black residents: 12 years old, American Indian residents: 56 years old, Asian residents: 19 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 20 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Ravalli County is $460 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $590 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $773 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hamilton, Stevensville, Sula-Edwards, Florence, Victor, Pinesdale, Darby, Corvallis, Conner, Charlos Heights.

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

2012 air pollution in Ravalli County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 16.9 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Significanly above U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Asotin County, Washington , Billings County, North Dakota , Burleigh County, North Dakota , Emmons County, North Dakota , Corson County, South Dakota , Harding County, South Dakota , Stark County, North Dakota , Vilas County, Wisconsin .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Montana:

3.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 798
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 603 (57% naturalized citizens)

Ravalli County:

1.7%
Whole state:

1.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 55
  • 1990 to 1994: 47
  • 1985 to 1989: 67
  • 1980 to 1984: 37
  • 1975 to 1979: 55
  • 1970 to 1974: 15
  • 1970 to 1974: 17
  • 1965 to 1969: 310

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 76.6%

Ravalli County marital status for males Ravalli County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,833
  • One, attached: 267
  • Two: 344
  • 3 or 4: 354
  • 5 to 9: 154
  • 10 to 19: 134
  • 20 or more: 254
  • Mobile homes: 2,533
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 73

Housing units in Ravalli County with a mortgage: 4,047 (403 second mortgage, 373 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,199

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Ravalli County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,31837
Other2,64411
Mainline Protestant2,52211
Catholic2,2254
None28,503-
Ravalli 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: 11
Ravalli County:

2.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Ravalli County:

3.72 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 44
This county:

10.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Ravalli County:

6.3%
Montana:

7.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Ravalli County:

18.5%
State:

23.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.0%
State:

10.7%

Agriculture in Ravalli County:

Average size of farms: 170 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $19,876
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $210.88
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 18.77%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 63.97%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $22,611
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 19.96%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 86.73%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $35,434
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.15%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.81
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.61%
All wheat for grain: 1789 harvested acres
Vegetables: 63 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 273 acres

Earthquake activity:

Ravalli County-area historical earthquake activity is above Montana state average. It is 97% 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 203.0 miles away from Ravalli 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 148.3 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 429.9 miles away from the county center
On 7/26/2005 at 04:08:37, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.6 MW, Depth: 8.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 93.3 miles away from the county center
On 8/22/1984 at 09:46:30, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 119.4 miles away from Ravalli 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 195.5 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:

  • MontanaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3253): September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3253, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • MontanaSouthwestern Zone 2 Fire Complex, Incident Period: August 5, 2000, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • MontanaWildfires, Incident Period: July 13, 2000 to September 25, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1340): August 30, 2000, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1340, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • MontanaSevere Storms, Ice Jams, Snowmelt, Flooding, Extreme Soil Saturation, Incident Period: March 1, 1997 to August 6, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1183): July 25, 1997, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1183, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Snow
  • MontanaStorms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 4, 1996 to February 29, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1105): February 23, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1105, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Ravalli County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Canada (26%)
  • Germany (16%)
  • United Kingdom (10%)
  • Mexico (6%)
  • Austria (5%)
  • Other Northern Europe (5%)
  • Hungary (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Ravalli County (%):

  • German (22%)
  • English (14%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • United States or American (8%)
  • Norwegian (6%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)

Ravalli County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,706 (70%)
  • Carpooled: 2,195 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 30 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 6 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 27 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 44 (0%)
  • Walked: 715 (5%)
  • Other means: 126 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,513 (10%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 267 people in nursing homes
  • 227 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 56 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally ill

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

  • 235 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 145 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 42 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 37 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,121.

7.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,723 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.09%
Montana average:

6.86%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.91% relocated from other counties in Montana ($12,823 average AGI)
4.18% relocated from other states ($24,899 average AGI)
Ravalli County:

4.18%
Montana average:

3.82%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Missoula County, MT  1.87% ($32,683 average AGI)
from Flathead County, MT  0.13% ($21,700)
from Gallatin County, MT  0.13% ($37,100)
from King County, WA  0.13% ($62,632)
from Lewis and Clark County, MT  0.12% ($28,667)
from Clark County, NV  0.11% ($42,063)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.10% ($122,133)


6.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,043 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Montana average:

6.73%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.16% relocated to other counties in Montana ($13,969 average AGI)
3.65% relocated to other states ($19,073 average AGI)
Ravalli County:

3.65%
Montana average:

3.69%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Missoula County, MT  1.93% ($28,871 average AGI)
to Gallatin County, MT  0.22% ($27,152)
to Flathead County, MT  0.13% ($41,737)
to Yellowstone County, MT  0.11% ($28,875)
to Williams County, ND  0.11% ($39,125)
to Lewis and Clark County, MT  0.11% ($33,375)
to Cascade County, MT  0.09% ($29,538)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0

Births per 1000 population in Ravalli County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Ravalli County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Ravalli County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 23.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Ravalli County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Ravalli County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,901 (6,772 aged, 1,129 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,273 (14%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (352)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (330)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (329)
  • Unspecified dementia (246)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (223)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (212)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (207)
  • Congestive heart failure (164)
  • Senility (137)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (108)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.54
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4632.260
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 121.9
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 17985.57

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 996.490
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 963.950
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.51

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 48.36
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 85.13

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15.02

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 195.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 120.1
  • Other - 75.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 39,734
  • In family households: 33,041 (8,711 male householders, 2,669 female householders)
    9,406 spouses, 10,097 children (9,223 natural, 288 adopted, 586 stepchildren), 532 grandchildren, 163 brothers or sisters, 234 parents, 230 other relatives, 804 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,693 (2,675 male householders (2,115 living alone)), 2,878 female householders (2,476 living alone)), 1,140 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 478 (200 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 6,278 2-persons, 2,138 3-persons, 1,650 4-persons, 808 5-persons, 314 6-persons, 192 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,591 1-person, 847 2-persons, 67 3-persons, 37 4-persons, 8 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

6,669 married couples with children.
1,875 single-parent households (475 men, 1,400 women).

96.5% of residents of Ravalli County speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (84% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (67% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $306,174,000 ($7776 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $10,995,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $118,591,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $32,308,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $252,000
Federal grants: $40,318,000
Federal procurement contracts: $88,215,000 ($760,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $26,490,000 ($280,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,571,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $19,355,000
Federal Government insurance: $27,710,000

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

Births: 2,220
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

62 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,866
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +40
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +3,534
Here:

+88 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Ravalli County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.27 millions of gallons per day (64% from ground, 36% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 94
  • 2000 to 2004: 4,426
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,892
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,280
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,395
  • 1960 to 1969: 943
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,042
  • 1940 to 1949: 574
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,922
Rooms in houses/apartments in Ravalli County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 66
  • 2 rooms: 194
  • 3 rooms: 489
  • 4 rooms: 1,434
  • 5 rooms: 2,695
  • 6 rooms: 2,268
  • 7 rooms: 1,579
  • 8 rooms: 984
  • 9+ rooms: 1,106
  • 1 room: 42
  • 2 rooms: 328
  • 3 rooms: 690
  • 4 rooms: 906
  • 5 rooms: 673
  • 6 rooms: 434
  • 7 rooms: 194
  • 8 rooms: 73
  • 9+ rooms: 134
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Ravalli County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 99
  • 1 bedroom: 539
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,907
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,118
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,762
  • 5+ bedrooms: 390
  • no bedroom: 51
  • 1 bedroom: 892
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,376
  • 3 bedrooms: 879
  • 4 bedrooms: 213
  • 5+ bedrooms: 63
Cars and other vehicles available in Ravalli County, Montana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 224
  • 1 vehicle: 2,194
  • 2 vehicles: 4,706
  • 3 vehicles: 2,605
  • 4 vehicles: 665
  • 5+ vehicles: 421
  • no vehicle: 272
  • 1 vehicle: 1,737
  • 2 vehicles: 1,014
  • 3 vehicles: 319
  • 4 vehicles: 103
  • 5+ vehicles: 29

48% of Ravalli County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 32% lived in Montana.

Ravalli County:

48.4%
State average:

54.0%

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

  • This state: 13505
  • Northeast: 2199
  • Midwest: 6376
  • South: 2617
  • West: 10489

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $108,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Ravalli County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (39.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23.0%)
  • Wood (20.7%)
  • Electricity (12.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.9%)
  • Other fuel (1.3%)
  • Utility gas (44.0%)
  • Electricity (24.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.7%)
  • Wood (13.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.0%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 615
Here:

13.7%
Montana:

7.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 190
Here:

8.6%
Montana:

6.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 80
Here:

12.1%
Montana:

11.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Ravalli County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $767,000
    Regular Highways: $147,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $44,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,795,000
    Regular Highways: $2,373,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,455,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,422,000
    General - Other: $1,362,000
    Health - Other: $1,302,000
    General Public Buildings: $746,000
    Financial Administration: $647,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $613,000
    Correctional Institutions: $359,000
    Housing and Community Development: $291,000
    Parks and Recreation: $164,000
    Air Transportation: $88,000
    Solid Waste Management: $55,000
    Corrections - Other: $34,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $14,000
    Libraries: $13,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $9,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $131,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,957,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $520,000
    Air Transportation: $317,000
    General Public Building: $109,000
    Central Staff Services: $63,000
    Financial Administration: $61,000
    Police Protection: $31,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $16,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000
    Health - Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,395,000

Ravalli County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,511,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $287,000
    Air Transportation: $70,000
    Parks and Recreation: $68,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,489,000
    All Other: $1,061,000
    Housing and Community Development: $278,000
    Health and Hospitals: $113,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $11,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $401,000
    Rents: $304,000
    Sale of Property: $271,000
    Interest Earnings: $150,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $92,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,072,000
    Highways: $625,000
    Health and Hospitals: $318,000
    All Other: $255,000
    Housing and Community Development: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,540,000
    Other License: $370,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000

Ravalli County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,687,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,621,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $737,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $671,000

Ravalli County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,108,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,927,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 523
  • Number of aged recipients: 46
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 477
  • Number of recipients under 18: 75
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 359
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 89
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 218
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 218
Ravalli County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Ravalli County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Ravalli County, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John22677.4 years
Robert18075.0 years
William16876.1 years
Mary16481.7 years
James13976.7 years
George12576.5 years
Charles10977.3 years
Helen8683.1 years
Donald8271.7 years
Frank7879.2 years
Most common last names in Ravalli County, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8479.3 years
Johnson6376.5 years
Miller5974.1 years
Anderson4778.2 years
Brown4781.3 years
Jones4374.3 years
Wilson3578.3 years
Peterson3579.2 years
Thompson3571.7 years
Williams3079.2 years
Businesses in Ravalli County, MT
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware3Nike2
Albertsons1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1Quiznos2
Chevrolet1RadioShack2
Curves1Safeway1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
FedEx7Subway3
Ford1Super 81
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Kincaid1The Room Place1
Kmart1U-Haul3
La-Z-Boy1UPS4
Lane Furniture1Vans1
MasterBrand Cabinets6Vons1
McDonald's1Walgreens1
New Balance1

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