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Toole County, Montana (MT)

County population in 2014: 5,150 (57% urban, 43% rural); it was 5,267 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 662
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 690
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,402
Renter-occupied apartments: 663 (it was 560 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

32%

Land area: 1911 sq. mi.

Water area: 34.9 sq. mi.

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Toole County: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (62.8%), Educational, health and social services (12.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 29%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Toole County, Montana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (90.4%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (4.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Montana median age:  39.0 years
Males: 2,869  (55.7%)
Females: 2,281  (44.3%)
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Toole County,MT real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Toole County:

2.0 people
Montana:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $47,026 ($30,169 in 1999)

This county:

$47,026
Montana:

$49,509

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $502 (lower quartile is $250, upper quartile is $580)
This county:

$502
State:

$671


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $132,737 (it was $59,400 in 2000)
Toole:

$132,737
Montana:

$209,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,171 - $224,812
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $988
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $383

Institutionalized population: 673

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 12
  • Burglaries: 10
  • Thefts: 47
  • Auto thefts: 10

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 15
  • Thefts: 55
  • Auto thefts: 6
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $243,800
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $170,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,250 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,141 (0.9%)

Toole County household income distribution in 2009 Toole County home values distribution Toole County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 19.2%
(17.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 31.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 18.5%
Toole County:

18.5%
Montana:

14.6%
(16.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 35.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 41 years old
(Males: 41 years old, Females: 44 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 60 years old, American Indian residents: 40 years old, Asian residents: 37 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34 years old, Other race residents: 36 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Toole County is $401 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $508 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $677 a month.

Cities in this county include: South Toole, Shelby, Sunburst, Kevin, Sweet Grass.

Toole 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 Toole County: Belly River Ranger Station (A), Many Glacier Entrance Station (B), Many Glacier (C), Roosevelt Memorial (D), Rising Wolf Resort (E), Little Badger Forest Service Station (F), Magee Ranch (G), Bison Creek Ranch (H), Browning Station (I), Cut Bank Refinery (J), Camp Nine (K), Chewing Blackbones Campground (L), Port of Chief Mountain (M), Cut Bank Campground (N), Cut Bank Ranger Station (O), Dead Horse Point (P), Oastler Shelter (Q), Fifty Mountain Shelter Cabin (R), Golden Stairs (S), Port of Del Bonita (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Toole County include: Holy Family Mission (A), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Crown Hill Cemetery (1), East Glacier Park Cemetery (2), Four Horns Cemetery (3), Holy Family Mission Cemetery (4), Schildt Cemetery (5), Afterbuffalo Cemetery (6), Birdrattler Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Oldman Lake (A), Otatso Lake (B), Otokomi Lake (C), Lower Two Medicine Lake (D), Lubec Lake (E), Josephine Lake (F), Lake Josephine (G), Pike Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Appistoki Creek (A), Aster Creek (B), Badger Creek (C), Box Creek (D), Coon Creek (E), Coonsa Creek (F), Summit Creek (G), Apikuni Creek (H), Allen Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Toole County include: Camp Disappointment Historical Marker (1), Malmstrom Air Force Base Recreation Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Beltrami County, Minnesota , Whatcom County, Washington , Rolette County, North Dakota .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Montana:

3.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 104
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 189 (65% naturalized citizens)

Toole County:

3.6%
Whole state:

1.8%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 34
  • 1990 to 1994: 19
  • 1985 to 1989: 10
  • 1980 to 1984: 2
  • 1975 to 1979: 10
  • 1970 to 1974: 13
  • 1970 to 1974: 7
  • 1965 to 1969: 94
Note: State values scaled to Toole County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 90.0%

Toole County marital status for males Toole County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,648
  • One, attached: 55
  • Two: 51
  • 3 or 4: 48
  • 5 to 9: 107
  • 10 to 19: 54
  • 20 or more: 47
  • Mobile homes: 290

Housing units in Toole County with a mortgage: 514 (50 second mortgage, 47 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 432

Here:

54.3% with mortgage
State:

64.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Toole County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,1566
Catholic6502
Evangelical Protestant4109
Other2821
None2,826-
Toole 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: 3
Toole County:

5.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.




Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

13.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Toole County:

6.6%
Montana:

7.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Toole County:

27.6%
State:

23.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.7%
State:

10.7%

Agriculture in Toole County:

Average size of farms: 2686 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $84,977
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $78.82
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 25.74%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $96,695
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 29.81%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.27%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $138,509
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 65.19%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.25
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.66%
All wheat for grain: 247135 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Toole County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Montana state average. It is 96356311.0 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Toole County-area historical earthquake activity is near Montana state average. It is 27% 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 284.6 miles away from Toole 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 327.0 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 276.6 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 224.6 miles away from the county center
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 503.4 miles away from Toole County center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 8/22/1984 at 09:46:30, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 302.0 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 Severe Winter Storm and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 15, 2016 to April 16, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4271: May 24, 2016, FEMA Id: 4271, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Wind
  • 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 Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 08, 2002 to June 21, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1424: July 03, 2002, FEMA Id: 1424, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Montana Wildfires, Incident Period: July 13, 2000 to September 25, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1340: August 30, 2000, FEMA Id: 1340, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Montana Flooding, Incident Period: March 01, 1996 to June 05, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1113: May 16, 1996, FEMA Id: 1113, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Montana 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
  • Montana Rains, Snowmelt, Storms, Flooding, Incident Period: June 28, 1975, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-472: June 28, 1975, FEMA Id: 472, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Snow

The number of natural disasters in Toole County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (24%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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

  • Canada (72%)
  • Other Northern Europe (7%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Italy (3%)
  • United Kingdom (2%)
  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (2%)
  • Korea (2%)

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

  • German (23%)
  • Norwegian (19%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (8%)
  • United States or American (8%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)
  • Swedish (3%)

Toole County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,517 (68%)
  • Carpooled: 296 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 216 (10%)
  • Other means: 16 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 191 (9%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 325 people in state prisons
  • 78 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 619 people in state prisons
  • 93 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 37 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 11 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $44,906.

6.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,342 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
Montana average:

6.86%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.55% relocated from other counties in Montana ($18,547 average AGI)
2.65% relocated from other states ($15,786 average AGI)
Toole County:

2.65%
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 Cascade County, MT  0.74% ($29,714 average AGI)


10.15% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,780 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.15%
Montana average:

6.73%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.39% relocated to other counties in Montana ($16,325 average AGI)
3.75% relocated to other states ($15,455 average AGI)
Toole County:

3.75%
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 Glacier County, MT  1.98% ($16,308 average AGI)
to Missoula County, MT  0.86% ($14,529)
to Cascade County, MT  0.71% ($30,357)
to Gallatin County, MT  0.51% ($35,700)
to Pondera County, MT  0.51% ($37,800)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.4

Births per 1000 population in Toole County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Toole County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 3.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Toole County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Toole County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Toole County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 772 (666 aged, 106 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 127 (13%)

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 Toole County, Montana in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (63)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (48)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (47)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (45)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (38)
  • Congestive heart failure (27)
  • Unspecified dementia (24)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (20)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (18)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (16)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 19.63
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,346
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,728
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 34,845

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 994
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 954
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 40

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 63
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 119

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,558
  • In family households: 3,692 (983 male householders, 263 female householders)
    1,003 spouses, 1,228 children (1,110 natural, 46 adopted, 72 stepchildren), 47 grandchildren, 32 brothers or sisters, 7 parents, 16 other relatives, 99 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 866 (397 male householders (348 living alone)), 372 female householders (344 living alone)), 97 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 766 (673 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 649 2-persons, 247 3-persons, 197 4-persons, 86 5-persons, 50 6-persons, 17 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 692 1-person, 66 2-persons, 4 3-persons, 6 4-persons, 1 6-persons.

1,069 married couples with children.
211 single-parent households (71 men, 140 women).

92.3% of residents of Toole County speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (81% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
5.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (48% speak English very well, 45% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (71% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 7% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $50,693,000 ($9,952 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $598,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $7,980,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $6,598,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $16,388,000
Federal grants: $9,965,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,324,000 ($158,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,438,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $120,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,711,000
Federal Government insurance: $20,210,000

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

Births: 253
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

62 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 292
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +5
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -337
Here -67 per 1000 residents
State +20 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Toole County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.48 millions of gallons per day (79% from ground, 21% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 7
  • 2000 to 2009: 93
  • 1990 to 1999: 147
  • 1980 to 1989: 330
  • 1970 to 1979: 348
  • 1960 to 1969: 230
  • 1950 to 1959: 506
  • 1940 to 1949: 305
  • 1939 or earlier: 358
Note: State values scaled to Toole population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Toole County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Toole County population
  • 1 room: 10
  • 2 rooms: 12
  • 3 rooms: 63
  • 4 rooms: 186
  • 5 rooms: 295
  • 6 rooms: 222
  • 7 rooms: 272
  • 8 rooms: 175
  • 9+ rooms: 167
  • 1 room: 22
  • 2 rooms: 63
  • 3 rooms: 96
  • 4 rooms: 136
  • 5 rooms: 81
  • 6 rooms: 46
  • 7 rooms: 50
  • 8 rooms: 19
  • 9+ rooms: 47
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Toole County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Toole County population
  • no bedroom: 12
  • 1 bedroom: 82
  • 2 bedrooms: 301
  • 3 bedrooms: 590
  • 4 bedrooms: 329
  • 5+ bedrooms: 88
  • no bedroom: 26
  • 1 bedroom: 152
  • 2 bedrooms: 170
  • 3 bedrooms: 108
  • 4 bedrooms: 75
  • 5+ bedrooms: 29
Cars and other vehicles available in Toole County, Montana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Toole County population
  • no vehicle: 81
  • 1 vehicle: 324
  • 2 vehicles: 477
  • 3 vehicles: 347
  • 4 vehicles: 124
  • 5+ vehicles: 49
  • no vehicle: 88
  • 1 vehicle: 278
  • 2 vehicles: 94
  • 3 vehicles: 67
  • 4 vehicles: 19
  • 5+ vehicles: 14

61% of Toole County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69% lived in Montana.

Toole County:

60.9%
State average:

54.0%

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

  • This state: 3,605
  • Northeast: 109
  • Midwest: 590
  • South: 109
  • West: 574

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $65,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Toole County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (60.1%)
  • Electricity (27.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.9%)
  • Other fuel (1.1%)
  • Utility gas (49.1%)
  • Electricity (34.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.2%)
  • Wood (1.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 11
Here:

1.7%
Montana:

7.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 44
Here:

11.2%
Montana:

6.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 45
Here:

47.9%
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)

Toole County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $509,000
    Regular Highways: $350,000
    Air Transportation: $316,000
    General Public Buildings: $21,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $10,945,000
    Regular Highways: $877,000
    General - Other: $819,000
    Health - Other: $802,000
    Police Protection: $788,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $263,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $258,000
    Financial Administration: $217,000
    Central Staff Services: $208,000
    General Public Buildings: $166,000
    Air Transportation: $144,000
    Libraries: $89,000
    Correctional Institutions: $73,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $69,000
    Local Fire Protection: $34,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $20,000
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
    Sewerage: $5,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $153,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $721,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $263,000
    Police Protection: $81,000
    General - Other: $35,000
    Health - Other: $13,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,801,000

Toole County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $10,540,000
    All Other: $200,000
    Air Transportation: $102,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $62,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $8,000
    Regular Highways: $6,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $235,000
    General Local Government Support: $53,000
    Health and Hospitals: $42,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $358,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $202,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $77,000
    Interest Earnings: $65,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,225,000
    Public Welfare: $282,000
    All Other: $84,000
    Highways: $70,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,715,000

Toole County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,935,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,680,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $255,000

Toole County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $212,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,907,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 68
  • Number of aged recipients: 3
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 65
  • Number of recipients under 18: 9
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 48
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 11
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 31
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 32
Toole County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Toole County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Toole County, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3675.4 years
Mary2878.9 years
Robert2871.5 years
James2673.3 years
William2576.1 years
George1776.4 years
Margaret1679.3 years
Charles1679.5 years
Harold1573.8 years
Donald1475.9 years
Most common last names in Toole County, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1478.1 years
Nelson1174.9 years
Robinson1073.2 years
Anderson1070.9 years
Porter1076.0 years
Jones979.9 years
Martin977.5 years
Clark985.2 years
Johnson972.9 years
Smith879.5 years
Businesses in Toole County, MT
NameCountNameCount
Albertsons1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul1
Nike3UPS1

Toole County on our top lists:

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