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Powder River County, Montana (MT)

County population in 2021: 1,801 (all rural); it was 1,858 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 210
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 369
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 537
Renter-occupied apartments: 176 (it was 200 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

32%

Land area: 3297 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 1 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Powder River County: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (38.4%), Educational, health and social services (20.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 20%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 22%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Powder River County, MT (2021)
    • 1,61490.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 693.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 573.2%Two or more races
    • 382.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 130.7%Asian alone
Median resident age:

48.6 years
Montana median age:

40.1 years
Males: 870  (48.3%)
Females: 931  (51.7%)
Average household size:
Powder River County:

2.0 people
Montana:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $58,312 ($28,398 in 1999)
This county:

$58,312
Montana:

$63,249

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $539 (lower quartile is $421, upper quartile is $737)
This county:

$539
State:

$786


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $157,054 (it was $59,700 in 2000)
Powder River:

$157,054
Montana:

$322,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $94,977 - $268,261
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,176
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $470

Institutionalized population: 35

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 0

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

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 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 Powder River, MT residents
Average permit cost in Powder River, 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: $1,217 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $1,157 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Powder River, MT in 2021
Distribution of house value in Powder River, MT in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Powder River, MT in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 15.7%
Powder River County:

15.7%
Montana:

11.9%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 64.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 48.6 years old
(Males: 48.8 years old, Females: 48.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.1 years old, American Indian residents: 42.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Powder River 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: East Powder River, Broadus, Otter, Biddle.

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

2019 air pollution in Powder River County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.00 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.031 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 8.3 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 4.1 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Below U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Alpena County, Michigan , Carbon County , Marinette County, Wisconsin , Oconto County, Wisconsin , Montmorency County, Michigan .

Unemployment in March 2023:
Here:

2.7%
Montana:

2.8%

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

Current college students: 14
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 22 (0.0% naturalized citizens)

Powder River County:

1.3%
Whole state:

2.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 32010 or later
  • 72000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 41980 to 1989
  • 31970 to 1979
  • 5Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 87.2%

Powder River County marital status for males Powder River County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 743
  • One, attached: 8
  • 3 or 4: 20
  • 5 to 9: 4
  • 20 or more: 2
  • Mobile homes: 227

Housing units in Powder River County with a mortgage: 179 (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 Powder River County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3751
Mainline Protestant1772
Evangelical Protestant733
Other331
None1,085-
Powder River 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
Powder River County:

5.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Powder River County:

11.78 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 2
This county:

11.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Powder River County:

7.9%
Montana:

7.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Powder River County:

21.8%
State:

23.1%

Agriculture in Powder River County:

Average size of farms: 5055 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $98,009
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $20.53
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: 96.19%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $96,831
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.60%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.46%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $91,226
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 76.41%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.87
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.05%
All wheat for grain: 7466 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Powder River County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 359% 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 252.2 miles away from Powder River 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 411.4 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 254.4 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 79.8 miles away from the county center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 80.0 miles away from Powder River 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 205.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Montana Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4508, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Montana Flooding, Incident Period: March 20, 2019 - April 10, 2019, FEMA Id: 4437, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Montana Ask Creek Fire, Incident Period: June 25, 2012 to July 06, 2012, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 27, 2012, FEMA Id: 2989, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Montana Wildfires, Incident Period: June 25, 2012 to July 10, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4074: August 02, 2012, FEMA Id: 4074, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 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 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, FLOODING, Incident Period: May 29, 1978, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-558: May 29, 1978, FEMA Id: 558, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Powder River County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Powder River

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 411 (46.9%)
  • Carpooled: 139 (15.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 44 (5.0%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0.8%)
  • Walked: 136 (15.5%)
  • Worked at home: 113 (12.9%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Educational services (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

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


  • Management occupations (35%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (3%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Japan (55%)
  • Germany (27%)
  • Mexico (9%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Powder River County


  • German (30%)
  • English (16%)
  • American (11%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • Norwegian (7%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • Dutch (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
35 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
33 people in nursing homes
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $44,539.

3.06% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($39,800 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.06%
Montana average:

8.17%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.06% relocated from other counties in Montana ($39,800 average AGI)
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: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 8.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 8.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Powder River County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Powder River County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Powder River County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Powder River County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Powder River County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Powder River County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Powder River County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 312 (297 aged, 15 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 51 (17%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Other ill-defined and unspecified causes of mortality (16)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 587
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,173

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 176

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 59

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,801
  • Male householders: 373 (89 living alone), Female householders: 406 (121 living alone)
  • 429 spouses (429 opposite-sex spouses), 78 unmarried partners, (72 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 421 children (418 natural, 0 adopted, 4 stepchildren), 12 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 12 parents, 0 foster children, 0 other relatives, 40 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 39

Size of family households: 276 2-persons, 82 3-persons, 112 4-persons, 34 5-persons, 3 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 212 1-person, 60 2-persons.

288 married couples with children.
62 single-parent households (29 men, 33 women).

99.5% of residents of Powder River speak English at home.
0.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 29% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $14,659,000 ($8,212 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $17,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $3,506,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,598,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,307,000
Federal grants: $4,132,000
Federal procurement contracts: $199,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $916,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $159,000
Federal Government insurance: $11,832,000

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

Births: 67
Here:

39 per 1000 residents
State:

62 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 115
Here:

67 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: -101
Here -59 per 1000 residents
State +20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Powder River County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.14 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.9
State:

4.3

Year house built in Powder River County, Montana
  • Year house built in Powder River County, Montana
  • 02020 or later
  • 392010 to 2019
  • 942000 to 2009
  • 1501990 to 1999
  • 1341980 to 1989
  • 1591970 to 1979
  • 1381960 to 1969
  • 1161950 to 1959
  • 521940 to 1949
  • 1101939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Powder River County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Powder River County, Montana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Powder River County, Montana
  • 81 room
  • 12 rooms
  • 233 rooms
  • 694 rooms
  • 955 rooms
  • 1756 rooms
  • 627 rooms
  • 488 rooms
  • 1099+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Powder River County, Montana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Powder River County, Montana
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 163 rooms
  • 164 rooms
  • 545 rooms
  • 326 rooms
  • 327 rooms
  • 148 rooms
  • 329+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Powder River County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Powder River County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Powder River County, Montana
  • 7no bedroom
  • 221 bedroom
  • 892 bedrooms
  • 2513 bedrooms
  • 1634 bedrooms
  • 585+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Powder River County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Powder River County, Montana
  • 0no bedroom
  • 71 bedroom
  • 552 bedrooms
  • 643 bedrooms
  • 604 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Powder River County, Montana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Powder River County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Powder River County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 31no vehicle
  • 501 vehicle
  • 1512 vehicles
  • 1873 vehicles
  • 654 vehicles
  • 1055+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Powder River County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Powder River County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 511 vehicle
  • 752 vehicles
  • 523 vehicles
  • 184 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles

91.6% of Powder River County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 16% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 32% lived in Montana.

Powder River County:

91.6%
State average:

84.9%

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

  • This state: 850
  • Other state: 921
  • Northeast: 26
  • Midwest: 416
  • South: 99
  • West: 374
Year householders moved into unit in Powder River County, MT
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Powder River County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 70.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.0%Electricity
  • 8.1%Wood
  • 5.3%Coal or coke
  • 3.2%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 48.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 22.3%Electricity
  • 12.2%Wood
  • 9.6%Utility gas
  • 6.9%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 5
Here:

3.4%
Montana:

13.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Montana:

9.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2
Here:

100.0%
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

Powder River County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,577,000
    Air Transportation: $15,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $3,982,000
    Regular Highways: $1,204,000
    Central Staff Services: $479,000
    Police Protection: $462,000
    General Public Buildings: $385,000
    General - Other: $382,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $332,000
    Health - Other: $242,000
    Financial Administration: $190,000
    Transit Utilities: $168,000
    Solid Waste Management: $104,000
    Parks and Recreation: $96,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $82,000
    Libraries: $79,000
    Local Fire Protection: $68,000
    Air Transportation: $41,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $32,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $16,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $679,000
    Other: $528,000
    Health and Hospitals: $56,000
    Air Transportation: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $402,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $526,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $394,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $132,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $725,000
    Interest Earnings: $63,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $50,000
    General Revenue - Other: $41,000
    Sale of Property: $22,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Public Welfare Institutions: $116,000
    Libraries: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,958,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,735,000
    General Local Government Support: $381,000
    Highways: $67,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,663,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000

Powder River County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,577,000
    Air Transportation: $15,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $3,982,000
    Regular Highways: $1,204,000
    Central Staff Services: $479,000
    Police Protection: $462,000
    General Public Buildings: $385,000
    General - Other: $382,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $332,000
    Health - Other: $242,000
    Financial Administration: $190,000
    Transit Utilities: $168,000
    Solid Waste Management: $104,000
    Parks and Recreation: $96,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $82,000
    Libraries: $79,000
    Local Fire Protection: $68,000
    Air Transportation: $41,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $32,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $16,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $679,000
    Other: $528,000
    Health and Hospitals: $56,000
    Air Transportation: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $402,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $526,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $394,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $132,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $725,000
    Interest Earnings: $63,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $50,000
    General Revenue - Other: $41,000
    Sale of Property: $22,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Public Welfare Institutions: $116,000
    Libraries: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,958,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,735,000
    General Local Government Support: $381,000
    Highways: $67,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,663,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000

Powder River County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,577,000
    Air Transportation: $15,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $3,982,000
    Regular Highways: $1,204,000
    Central Staff Services: $479,000
    Police Protection: $462,000
    General Public Buildings: $385,000
    General - Other: $382,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $332,000
    Health - Other: $242,000
    Financial Administration: $190,000
    Transit Utilities: $168,000
    Solid Waste Management: $104,000
    Parks and Recreation: $96,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $82,000
    Libraries: $79,000
    Local Fire Protection: $68,000
    Air Transportation: $41,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $32,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $16,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $679,000
    Other: $528,000
    Health and Hospitals: $56,000
    Air Transportation: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $402,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $526,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $394,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $132,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $725,000
    Interest Earnings: $63,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $50,000
    General Revenue - Other: $41,000
    Sale of Property: $22,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Public Welfare Institutions: $116,000
    Libraries: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,958,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,735,000
    General Local Government Support: $381,000
    Highways: $67,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,663,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000

Powder River County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,577,000
    Air Transportation: $15,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $3,982,000
    Regular Highways: $1,204,000
    Central Staff Services: $479,000
    Police Protection: $462,000
    General Public Buildings: $385,000
    General - Other: $382,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $332,000
    Health - Other: $242,000
    Financial Administration: $190,000
    Transit Utilities: $168,000
    Solid Waste Management: $104,000
    Parks and Recreation: $96,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $82,000
    Libraries: $79,000
    Local Fire Protection: $68,000
    Air Transportation: $41,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $32,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $16,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $679,000
    Other: $528,000
    Health and Hospitals: $56,000
    Air Transportation: $17,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $402,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $526,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $394,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $132,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $725,000
    Interest Earnings: $63,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $50,000
    General Revenue - Other: $41,000
    Sale of Property: $22,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Public Welfare Institutions: $116,000
    Libraries: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,958,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,735,000
    General Local Government Support: $381,000
    Highways: $67,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,663,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 11
  • 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): 4
Most common first names in Powder River County, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1781.5 years
James1079.1 years
George975.4 years
Helen877.0 years
Mary887.4 years
Mildred782.9 years
Joseph779.7 years
William682.0 years
Richard672.0 years
Gladys585.0 years
Most common last names in Powder River County, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith979.1 years
Williams781.6 years
Richards568.7 years
Rogge571.8 years
Traub572.8 years
Wetherelt581.6 years
Damm578.4 years
Nash578.2 years
Popp582.4 years
Heidel473.2 years

Powder River County on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"