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Deer Lodge County, Montana (MT)

County population in 2021: 9,608 (66% urban, 34% rural); it was 9,417 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,580
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,261
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,952
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,177 (it was 1,043 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

32%

Land area: 737 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 13 people per square mile   (low).

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

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (31.9%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (14.4%), Retail trade (11.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 71%
  • Government: 25%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Deer Lodge County, MT (2021)
    • 8,39687.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5045.2%Two or more races
    • 3874.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1381.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 890.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 770.8%Asian alone
    • 410.4%Some other race alone
    • 40.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

48.5 years
Montana median age:

40.1 years
Males: 5,106  (53.1%)
Females: 4,502  (46.9%)
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Average household size:
Deer Lodge County:

2.0 people
Montana:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $46,798 ($26,305 in 1999)
This county:

$46,798
Montana:

$63,249

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $532 (lower quartile is $419, upper quartile is $628)
This county:

$532
State:

$786


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $177,497 (it was $70,800 in 2000)
Deer Lodge:

$177,497
Montana:

$322,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $110,571 - $273,455
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,147
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $358

Institutionalized population: 595

Crime in 2021 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 24
  • Burglaries: 45
  • Thefts: 120
  • Auto thefts: 23

Crime in 2020 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 17
  • Burglaries: 49
  • Thefts: 121
  • Auto thefts: 19
Deer Lodge County, MT map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 19 buildings, average cost: $307,500
  • 2020: 22 buildings, average cost: $244,300
  • 2019: 19 buildings, average cost: $244,300
  • 2018: 8 buildings, average cost: $220,800
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $165,400
  • 2016: 17 buildings, average cost: $82,800
  • 2015: 15 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $118,900
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $226,900
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $155,900
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $147,700
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $191,800
  • 2007: 30 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $126,200
  • 2004: 28 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2003: 57 buildings, average cost: $157,800
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $88,900
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $88,900
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $72,100
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $39,400
  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $36,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Deer Lodge, MT residents
Average permit cost in Deer Lodge, MT
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $2,011 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $1,561 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Deer Lodge, MT in 2021
Distribution of house value in Deer Lodge, MT in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Deer Lodge, MT in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 21.6%
Deer Lodge County:

21.6%
Montana:

11.9%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.5% for Black residents, 79.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 91.0% for American Indian residents, 41.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 48.5 years old
(Males: 46.8 years old, Females: 49.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.0 years old, Black residents: 44.6 years old, American Indian residents: 40.6 years old, Asian residents: 45.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33.4 years old, Other race residents: 73.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Deer Lodge 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: Anaconda-Deer Lodge County, Anaconda, Deer Lodge Valley.

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

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Neighboring counties: Gilliam County, Oregon , Clearwater County, Idaho , Wallowa County, Oregon , Sioux County, North Dakota , Traverse County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in March 2023:
Here:

2.9%
Montana:

2.8%

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

Current college students: 330
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 209 (28.3% naturalized citizens)

Deer Lodge County:

2.2%
Whole state:

2.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 812010 or later
  • 842000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 61980 to 1989
  • 131970 to 1979
  • 96Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 73.3%

Deer Lodge County marital status for males Deer Lodge County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,233
  • One, attached: 135
  • Two: 102
  • 3 or 4: 326
  • 5 to 9: 115
  • 10 to 19: 89
  • 20 to 49: 116
  • 50 or more: 57
  • Mobile homes: 386
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Housing units in Deer Lodge County with a mortgage: 1,429 (171 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 154 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 19

Here:

5.0% with mortgage
State:

97.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Deer Lodge County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,6002
Other5552
Evangelical Protestant5506
Mainline Protestant4834
None5,110-
Deer Lodge 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
Deer Lodge County:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Deer Lodge County:

4.53 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

10.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Deer Lodge County:

7.7%
Montana:

7.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Deer Lodge County:

26.7%
State:

23.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.0%
State:

10.7%

Agriculture in Deer Lodge County:

Average size of farms: 1239 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $39,407
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $46.93
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 84.96%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $43,759
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.20%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 96.74%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $59,034
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 82.57%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.47

Earthquake activity:

Deer Lodge County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 1012% 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 156.3 miles away from Deer Lodge 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 146.8 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
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 154.5 miles away from the county center
On 7/6/2017 at 06:30:17, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 7.6 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 56.1 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) earthquake occurred 53.9 miles away from Deer Lodge County center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 450.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), 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 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 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 Severe Storms, Ice Jams, Snowmelt, Flooding, Extreme Soil Saturation, Incident Period: March 01, 1997 to August 06, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1183: July 25, 1997, FEMA Id: 1183, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Snow
  • 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
  • Montana SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, LANDSLIDES, Incident Period: January 29, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-417: January 29, 1974, FEMA Id: 417, Natural disaster type: Storm, Landslide, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Deer Lodge County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Deer Lodge

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,918 (73.2%)
  • Carpooled: 259 (6.5%)
  • Bus: 10 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 47 (1.2%)
  • Walked: 243 (6.1%)
  • Worked at home: 442 (11.1%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Africa, n.e.c. (29%)
  • Iran (23%)
  • Japan (11%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • Hong Kong (8%)
  • Sweden (7%)
  • Mexico (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Deer Lodge County


  • Irish (19%)
  • German (16%)
  • American (12%)
  • English (9%)
  • European (4%)
  • Norwegian (3%)
  • Polish (2%)

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

People in group quarters in Deer Lodge County, Montana in 2010:

  • 199 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 167 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 166 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 115 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 62 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 55 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 26 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 16 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Deer Lodge County, Montana in 2000:

  • 153 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 116 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 53 people in nursing homes
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in religious group quarters
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $52,839.

8.12% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($50,927 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.12%
Montana average:

8.17%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.39% relocated from other counties in Montana ($30,510 average AGI)
2.73% relocated from other states ($20,413 average AGI)
Deer Lodge County:

2.73%
Montana average:

5.13%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Silver Bow County, MT  1.54% ($52,982 average AGI)
from Missoula County, MT  0.57% ($37,429)
from Gallatin County, MT  0.54% ($62,400)
from Powell County, MT  0.54% ($46,050)


6.99% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($41,690 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.99%
Montana average:

6.62%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.63% relocated to other counties in Montana ($25,184 average AGI)
2.36% relocated to other states ($16,502 average AGI)
Deer Lodge County:

2.36%
Montana average:

3.54%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Silver Bow County, MT  1.67% ($41,115 average AGI)

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 13.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 13.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Deer Lodge County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Deer Lodge County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Deer Lodge County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Deer Lodge County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Deer Lodge County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Deer Lodge County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Deer Lodge County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,135 (1,678 aged, 457 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 140 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (122)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (80)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (71)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (35)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (20)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (10)
  • Unspecified dementia (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 11
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12,918
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 957
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 21,358

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,173
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,319
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 40
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 112

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,608
  • Male householders: 2,097 (874 living alone), Female householders: 2,183 (715 living alone)
  • 1,748 spouses (1,726 opposite-sex spouses), 145 unmarried partners, (111 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,810 children (1,615 natural, 107 adopted, 69 stepchildren), 142 grandchildren, 29 brothers or sisters, 69 parents, 0 foster children, 67 other relatives, 361 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 912

Size of family households: 1,422 2-persons, 450 3-persons, 322 4-persons, 180 5-persons, 30 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,587 1-person, 245 2-persons.

599 married couples with children.
391 single-parent households (86 men, 305 women).

95.8% of residents of Deer Lodge speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 29% speak English well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $64,519,000 ($7,099 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,368,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $30,869,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $14,846,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $507,000
Federal grants: $13,120,000
Federal procurement contracts: $641,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,535,000 ($249,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,182,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,445,000

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

Births: 414
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

62 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 679
Here:

76 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: -185
Here -21 per 1000 residents
State +20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Deer Lodge County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.63 millions of gallons per day (98% from ground, 2% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.3

Year house built in Deer Lodge County, Montana
  • Year house built in Deer Lodge County, Montana
  • 02020 or later
  • 1462010 to 2019
  • 2422000 to 2009
  • 3941990 to 1999
  • 2771980 to 1989
  • 5861970 to 1979
  • 4301960 to 1969
  • 1,0381950 to 1959
  • 4921940 to 1949
  • 1,8621939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Deer Lodge County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Deer Lodge County, Montana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Deer Lodge County, Montana
  • 141 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 1503 rooms
  • 4994 rooms
  • 4615 rooms
  • 5406 rooms
  • 3667 rooms
  • 4638 rooms
  • 4079+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Deer Lodge County, Montana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Deer Lodge County, Montana
  • 81 room
  • 792 rooms
  • 3193 rooms
  • 3984 rooms
  • 2845 rooms
  • 826 rooms
  • 1037 rooms
  • 708 rooms
  • 429+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Deer Lodge County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Deer Lodge County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Deer Lodge County, Montana
  • 26no bedroom
  • 2031 bedroom
  • 9372 bedrooms
  • 1,0463 bedrooms
  • 5294 bedrooms
  • 1555+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Deer Lodge County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Deer Lodge County, Montana
  • 21no bedroom
  • 5421 bedroom
  • 5442 bedrooms
  • 1893 bedrooms
  • 904 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Deer Lodge County, Montana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Deer Lodge County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Deer Lodge County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 29no vehicle
  • 5161 vehicle
  • 1,1942 vehicles
  • 7813 vehicles
  • 3044 vehicles
  • 905+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Deer Lodge County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Deer Lodge County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 170no vehicle
  • 8201 vehicle
  • 2392 vehicles
  • 633 vehicles
  • 124 vehicles
  • 35+ vehicles

82.7% of Deer Lodge County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Montana.

Deer Lodge County:

82.7%
State average:

84.9%

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

  • This state: 5,604
  • Other state: 3,705
  • Northeast: 293
  • Midwest: 760
  • South: 617
  • West: 2,047
Year householders moved into unit in Deer Lodge County, MT
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Deer Lodge County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 69.5%Utility gas
  • 11.0%Electricity
  • 8.9%Wood
  • 8.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 51.8%Utility gas
  • 44.4%Electricity
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 114
Here:

23.3%
Montana:

13.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 16
Here:

4.9%
Montana:

9.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 91
Here:

30.3%
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

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 244
  • Number of aged recipients: 8
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 236
  • Number of recipients under 18: 26
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 190
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 28
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 85
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 114
Businesses in Deer Lodge County, MT
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2Pizza Hut1
Albertsons1RadioShack2
Chevrolet1Rodeway Inn1
Curves1Safeway2
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block2UPS2
La-Z-Boy2Vons2
McDonald's2

Deer Lodge County on our top lists:

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