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Carter County, Montana (MT)

County population in 2021: 1,381 (all rural); it was 1,360 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 115
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 283
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 405
Renter-occupied apartments: 134 (it was 138 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

32%

Land area: 3340 sq. mi.

Water area: 8.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 0 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Carter County: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (49.2%), Construction (12.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 46%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 40%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Carter County, MT (2021)
    • 1,30895.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 574.2%Two or more races
    • 40.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 40.3%Hispanic or Latino
Median resident age:

56.3 years
Montana median age:

40.1 years
Males: 730  (52.9%)
Females: 651  (47.1%)
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Average household size:
Carter County:

2.0 people
Montana:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $43,287 ($26,312 in 1999)
This county:

$43,287
Montana:

$63,249

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $532 (lower quartile is $305, upper quartile is $590)
This county:

$532
State:

$786


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $143,099 (it was $51,900 in 2000)
Carter:

$143,099
Montana:

$322,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $84,346 - $547,777

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $303,649
Here:

$303,649
State:

$432,151

Mobile homes: $153,760
Here:

$153,760
State:

$147,777

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,237
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $441

Institutionalized population: 11

Crime in 2017 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 0

Crime in 2013 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 1
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 0
Carter County, MT map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 0 buildings
  • 2020: 5 buildings, average cost: $63,400
  • 2019: 0 buildings
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $50,600
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $23,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $87,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1997: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Carter, MT residents
Average permit cost in Carter, 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 2021: $1,216 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $766 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Carter, MT in 2021
Distribution of house value in Carter, MT in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Carter, MT in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 14.1%
Carter County:

14.1%
Montana:

11.9%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for American Indian residents, 30.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 56.3 years old
(Males: 56.8 years old, Females: 55.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 56.6 years old, American Indian residents: 78.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Carter County is $424 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $678 a month.

Cities in this county include: Little Missouri, Ekalaka, Alzada.

Carter 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 Carter County: Maki Ranch (A), Big Park Guard Station (B), Mystic Lake Hydroelectric Plant (C), Bedfork Ranch (D), Beartooth Ranch (E), Pine Grove Campground (F), Reeves Ranch (G), Youngs Point (H), Wheat Basin (I), Kamppinen Ranch (J), Buffalo Jump Fishing Access Site (K), Rosebud Isle Fishing Access Site (L), Moraine Fishing Access Site (M), Castle Rock Fishing Access Site (N), Cliff Swallow Fishing Access Site (O), Whitebird Fishing Access Site (P), Swinging Bridge Fishing Access Site (Q), Homestead Island Fishing Access Site (R), Firemans Point Fishing Access Site (S), Indian Fort Fishing Access Site (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Carter County include: Rapelje Evangelical Church (A), Nye Community Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mountain View Cemetery (1), Holland Settlement Cemetery (2), Assumption Catholic Church Cemetery (3), Pioneer Cemetery (4), Nye Cemetery (5), Rapelje Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Blueball Lake (A), Little Arch Lake (B), Reeves Lake (C), Lost Lake (D), Horseman Flats Lake (E), Avalanche Lake (F), Island Lake (G), Emerald Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Antelope Creek (A), Bad Canyon Creek (B), Butcher Creek (C), Castle Creek (D), Cold Creek (E), Corkscrew Creek (F), Allen Creek (G), Bearpaw Creek (H), Beaver Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Carter County include: Granite Peak Park (1), Eastlake Pond/Big Lake Waterfowl Management Area (2), Columbus Historical Marker (3), Park City Historical Marker (4), Jorgen Elesius Madson Historical Marker (5), Hailstone National Wildlife Refuge (6), Halfbreed Lake National Wildlife Refuge (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Gallatin County , Mackinac County, Michigan , Wheatland County , Rusk County, Wisconsin , Schoolcraft County, Michigan .

Unemployment in March 2023:
Here:

1.6%
Montana:

2.8%

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

Current college students: 15
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 5 (35.2% naturalized citizens)

Carter County:

0.4%
Whole state:

2.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 41980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 3Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 90.3%

Carter County marital status for males Carter County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 614
  • Two: 1
  • 5 to 9: 3
  • 10 to 19: 21
  • Mobile homes: 165

Housing units in Carter County with a mortgage: 114 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 0

Here:

100.0% with mortgage
State:

97.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Carter County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1893
Mainline Protestant991
Catholic971
Other861
None689-
Carter 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: 1
Carter County:

7.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.



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

23.77 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.


Adult diabetes rate:
Carter County:

8.1%
Montana:

7.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Carter County:

24.0%
State:

23.1%

Agriculture in Carter County:

Average size of farms: 5768 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $105,302
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $26.29
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 96.26%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $91,586
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.60%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $109,296
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 70.24%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.34
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.04%
All wheat for grain: 12713 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Carter County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 265% 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 309.2 miles away from Carter 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 468.3 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 311.3 miles away from the county center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 115.9 miles away from the county center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 116.9 miles away from Carter County center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 225.2 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 Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: August 21, 2014 to August 26, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4198: October 09, 2014, FEMA Id: 4198, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Montana 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 Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: May 01, 2008 to May 02, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1767: June 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1767, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: October 31, 2000 to November 20, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1350: December 06, 2000, FEMA Id: 1350, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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

The number of natural disasters in Carter County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Carter

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 327 (50.0%)
  • Carpooled: 32 (4.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 3 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 40 (6.1%)
  • Worked at home: 331 (50.6%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (28%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2021


  • Management occupations (63%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)
  • Material moving occupations (3%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Management occupations (26%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Norway (80%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)
  • England (0%)
  • Scotland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Carter County


  • German (32%)
  • American (17%)
  • Norwegian (12%)
  • English (11%)
  • European (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Polish (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
11 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
17 people in nursing homes
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $52,699.

10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties between 2020 and 2021.1,000 average adjusted gross income)


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties in Montana.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.
Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other counties between 2020 and 2021.1,000 average adjusted gross income)


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other counties in Montana.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other states.
Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 7.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Carter County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 14.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Carter County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Carter County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Carter County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Carter County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Carter County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Carter County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 267 (248 aged, 19 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 28 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 26%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 303
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,364

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,381
  • Male householders: 345 (120 living alone), Female householders: 289 (110 living alone)
  • 328 spouses (328 opposite-sex spouses), 33 unmarried partners, (33 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 296 children (292 natural, 3 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 8 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 25 parents, 0 foster children, 20 other relatives, 4 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 25

Size of family households: 254 2-persons, 51 3-persons, 25 4-persons, 22 5-persons, 6 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 231 1-person, 26 2-persons.

192 married couples with children.
32 single-parent households (0 men, 32 women).

99.7% of residents of Carter speak English at home.
0.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $27,970,000 ($21,125 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $91,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $3,040,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,334,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,572,000
Federal grants: $14,804,000
Federal procurement contracts: $302,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $917,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $370,000
Federal Government insurance: $11,128,000

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

Births: 35
Here:

27 per 1000 residents
State:

62 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 84
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +3
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +8
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Carter County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.06 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

6.0
State:

4.3

Year house built in Carter County, Montana
  • Year house built in Carter County, Montana
  • 02020 or later
  • 932010 to 2019
  • 892000 to 2009
  • 661990 to 1999
  • 941980 to 1989
  • 1151970 to 1979
  • 381960 to 1969
  • 1241950 to 1959
  • 541940 to 1949
  • 1451939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Carter County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Carter County, Montana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Carter County, Montana
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 293 rooms
  • 534 rooms
  • 815 rooms
  • 926 rooms
  • 687 rooms
  • 448 rooms
  • 699+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Carter County, Montana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Carter County, Montana
  • 21 room
  • 62 rooms
  • 183 rooms
  • 334 rooms
  • 145 rooms
  • 556 rooms
  • 237 rooms
  • 138 rooms
  • 359+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Carter County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Carter County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Carter County, Montana
  • 0no bedroom
  • 221 bedroom
  • 1502 bedrooms
  • 1873 bedrooms
  • 634 bedrooms
  • 145+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Carter County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Carter County, Montana
  • 2no bedroom
  • 231 bedroom
  • 382 bedrooms
  • 713 bedrooms
  • 454 bedrooms
  • 175+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Carter County, Montana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Carter County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Carter County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 0no vehicle
  • 571 vehicle
  • 1552 vehicles
  • 1223 vehicles
  • 574 vehicles
  • 465+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Carter County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Carter County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 21no vehicle
  • 371 vehicle
  • 1092 vehicles
  • 113 vehicles
  • 154 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles

93.2% of Carter County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in Montana.

Carter County:

93.2%
State average:

84.9%

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

  • This state: 521
  • Other state: 865
  • Northeast: 34
  • Midwest: 486
  • South: 99
  • West: 237
Year householders moved into unit in Carter County, MT
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Carter County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 63.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.6%Wood
  • 10.1%Electricity
  • 4.2%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Coal or coke
  • 1.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 71.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 19.1%Electricity
  • 7.7%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 38
Here:

36.5%
Montana:

13.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 27
Here:

38.6%
Montana:

9.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 11
Here:

50.0%
Montana:

9.8%

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

Carter County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $270,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
    Air Transportation: $7,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,166,000
    Air Transportation: $311,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,413,000
    Police Protection: $532,000
    Hospitals: $347,000
    Financial Administration: $310,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $218,000
    Health - Other: $188,000
    Parks and Recreation: $184,000
    General - Other: $150,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $134,000
    Central Staff Services: $133,000
    General Public Buildings: $112,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $87,000
    Air Transportation: $55,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $44,000
    Libraries: $12,000
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $501,000
    Other: $44,000
    General Local Government Support: $11,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $243,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $43,000
    Interest Earnings: $22,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $19,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $118,000
    Hospitals: $79,000
    Parks and Recreation: $43,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,485,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $527,000
    Highways: $466,000
    Other: $411,000
    Health and Hospitals: $101,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,931,000
    Other License: $93,000

Carter County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $270,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
    Air Transportation: $7,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,166,000
    Air Transportation: $311,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,413,000
    Police Protection: $532,000
    Hospitals: $347,000
    Financial Administration: $310,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $218,000
    Health - Other: $188,000
    Parks and Recreation: $184,000
    General - Other: $150,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $134,000
    Central Staff Services: $133,000
    General Public Buildings: $112,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $87,000
    Air Transportation: $55,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $44,000
    Libraries: $12,000
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $501,000
    Other: $44,000
    General Local Government Support: $11,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $243,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $43,000
    Interest Earnings: $22,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $19,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $118,000
    Hospitals: $79,000
    Parks and Recreation: $43,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,485,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $527,000
    Highways: $466,000
    Other: $411,000
    Health and Hospitals: $101,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,931,000
    Other License: $93,000

Carter County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $270,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
    Air Transportation: $7,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,166,000
    Air Transportation: $311,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,413,000
    Police Protection: $532,000
    Hospitals: $347,000
    Financial Administration: $310,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $218,000
    Health - Other: $188,000
    Parks and Recreation: $184,000
    General - Other: $150,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $134,000
    Central Staff Services: $133,000
    General Public Buildings: $112,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $87,000
    Air Transportation: $55,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $44,000
    Libraries: $12,000
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $501,000
    Other: $44,000
    General Local Government Support: $11,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $243,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $43,000
    Interest Earnings: $22,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $19,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $118,000
    Hospitals: $79,000
    Parks and Recreation: $43,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,485,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $527,000
    Highways: $466,000
    Other: $411,000
    Health and Hospitals: $101,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,931,000
    Other License: $93,000

Carter County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $270,000
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000
    Air Transportation: $7,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,166,000
    Air Transportation: $311,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,413,000
    Police Protection: $532,000
    Hospitals: $347,000
    Financial Administration: $310,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $218,000
    Health - Other: $188,000
    Parks and Recreation: $184,000
    General - Other: $150,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $134,000
    Central Staff Services: $133,000
    General Public Buildings: $112,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $87,000
    Air Transportation: $55,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $44,000
    Libraries: $12,000
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $501,000
    Other: $44,000
    General Local Government Support: $11,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $243,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $43,000
    Interest Earnings: $22,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $19,000
    Sale of Property: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $118,000
    Hospitals: $79,000
    Parks and Recreation: $43,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
    Police Protection: $15,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,485,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $527,000
    Highways: $466,000
    Other: $411,000
    Health and Hospitals: $101,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,931,000
    Other License: $93,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 9
  • Number of aged recipients: 0
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 0
  • Number of recipients under 18: 0
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 0
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 0
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 0
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 2
Most common first names in Carter County, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George1283.4 years
Robert1174.5 years
William1080.7 years
Frank783.7 years
Anna687.8 years
Alice682.2 years
John680.7 years
Alfred480.2 years
Nellie485.0 years
Clara489.5 years
Most common last names in Carter County, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Elmore1081.8 years
Talkington778.9 years
Tooke684.2 years
Carter678.0 years
Taylor579.8 years
Stieg578.0 years
Castleberry576.6 years
Yates587.4 years
Welch484.8 years
Hubbard486.5 years

Carter County on our top lists:

  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"