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Sweet Grass County, Montana (MT)

County population in 2021: 3,780 (all rural); it was 3,609 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 593
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 519
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,094
Renter-occupied apartments: 478 (it was 382 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

32%

Land area: 1855 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 2 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Sweet Grass County: 87.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Construction (17.8%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (17.1%), Educational, health and social services (16.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 69%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 15%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Sweet Grass County, MT (2021)
    • 3,46692.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 892.4%Two or more races
    • 872.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 782.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 280.7%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 30.08%Asian alone
Median resident age:

45.5 years
Montana median age:

40.1 years
Males: 1,964  (52.0%)
Females: 1,816  (48.0%)
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Average household size:
Sweet Grass County:

2.0 people
Montana:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $61,868 ($32,422 in 1999)
This county:

$61,868
Montana:

$63,249

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $626 (lower quartile is $545, upper quartile is $876)
This county:

$626
State:

$786


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $298,073 (it was $107,900 in 2000)
Sweet Grass:

$298,073
Montana:

$322,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $186,765 - $470,724

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $673,149
Here:

$673,149
State:

$432,151

Townhouses or other attached units: $194,790
Here:

$194,790
State:

$319,249

Mobile homes: $199,474
Here:

$199,474
State:

$147,777

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,560
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $426

Institutionalized population: 45

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 13
  • Burglaries: 1
  • Thefts: 28
  • Auto thefts: 4

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 16
  • Burglaries: 3
  • Thefts: 28
  • Auto thefts: 5
Sweet Grass County, MT map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2020: 1 building, cost: $296,800
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $282,800
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $188,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $219,800
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $202,600
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $186,300
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $173,700
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $157,800
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $152,700
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $138,700
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $107,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Sweet Grass, MT residents
Average permit cost in Sweet Grass, 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: $1,713 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $1,642 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Sweet Grass, MT in 2021
Distribution of house value in Sweet Grass, MT in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Sweet Grass, MT in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 4.9%
Sweet Grass County:

4.9%
Montana:

11.9%
(4.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 45.5 years old
(Males: 45.7 years old, Females: 45.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.3 years old, Black residents: 25.4 years old, American Indian residents: 42.7 years old, Asian residents: 30.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.8 years old, Other race residents: 61.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sweet Grass 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: South of the Yellowstone, Big Timber, Greycliff.

Sweet Grass County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Sweet Grass County: McMurdo Ranch (A), McDonnell Ranch (B), McCrea Ranch (C), Wapiti F S Station (D), Beck Ranch (E), Martin Ranch (F), Blanchard Sawmill (G), Madison Arm Resort (H), Black Butte Ranch (I), McReynolds Ranch (J), C A Ranch (K), Camp Creek (L), Central Park (M), Miller Ranch (N), Beaver Creek Ranger Station (O), Climbing Arrow Ranch (P), Morgan Ranch (Q), Mystic Lake Ranger Station (R), Nine Quarter Circle Ranch (S), Battle Ridge Ranger Station (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sweet Grass County include: Dry Creek Church (A), Trinity Chapel (B), Christs Church in Bozeman (C), Mount Ellis Seventh Day Adventist Church (D), Jehovah's Witnesses (E), New Life United Methodist Church (F), Springhill Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fairview Cemetery (1), Mount Green Cemetery (2), Fly Cemetery (3), Logan Cemetery (4), Springhill Cemetery (5), Stateler Cemetery (6), Willow Creek Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Cascade Lakes (A), Blackmore Lake (B), Marble Lake (C), Rathbone Lake (D), Rat Lake (E), Ramshorn Lake (F), Hyalite Lake (G), Arden Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Yellow Dog Creek (A), Taylor Creek (B), Aajker Creek (C), Adolph Creek (D), Antelope Creek (E), Bacon Rind Creek (F), Baxter Creek (G), Bearskull Creek (H), Beasley Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sweet Grass County include: Gardner Park (1), Lake Park (2), Three Forks Pond (3), Milwaukee Park (4), Taylor Park (5), Childrens Park (6), Bozeman Pass Historical Marker (7), Targhee Pass Historical Marker (8), Three Forks of the Missouri Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Caledonia County, Vermont , Orleans County, Vermont , Piscataquis County, Maine , Gallatin County , Pacific County, Washington , Union County, Oregon , Kewaunee County, Wisconsin , Yakima County, Washington .

Unemployment in March 2023:
Here:

2.0%
Montana:

2.8%

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

Current college students: 53
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 95.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 34 (74.6% naturalized citizens)

Sweet Grass County:

0.9%
Whole state:

2.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 102010 or later
  • 12000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 81980 to 1989
  • 51970 to 1979
  • 20Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 88.3%

Sweet Grass County marital status for males Sweet Grass County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,586
  • One, attached: 20
  • Two: 5
  • 3 or 4: 59
  • 5 to 9: 59
  • 10 to 19: 22
  • Mobile homes: 170

Housing units in Sweet Grass County with a mortgage: 436 (40 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 40 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 Sweet Grass County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5763
Evangelical Protestant2836
Catholic1481
Other1111
None2,533-
Sweet Grass 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
Sweet Grass County:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Sweet Grass County:

7.91 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

7.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Sweet Grass County:

7.3%
Montana:

7.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Sweet Grass County:

20.0%
State:

23.1%

Agriculture in Sweet Grass County:

Average size of farms: 2429 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $46,718
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $31.80
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.99%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 89.89%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $48,745
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 6.11%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 59.75%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $73,595
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 79.83%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.51
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.08%
All wheat for grain: 2847 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Sweet Grass County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Montana state average. It is 184407141.3 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Sweet Grass County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 833% 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 96.1 miles away from Sweet Grass 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 226.4 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 91.0 miles away from the county center
On 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi) earthquake occurred 271.2 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 145.3 miles away from Sweet Grass 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 132.3 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 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 Derby Fire, Incident Period: August 30, 2006 to September 15, 2006, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 30, 2006, FEMA Id: 2671, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 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 Hobble Fire, Incident Period: August 10, 2003 to September 09, 2003, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 11, 2003, FEMA Id: 2488, 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

The number of natural disasters in Sweet Grass County (7) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Sweet Grass

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,099 (59.7%)
  • Carpooled: 296 (16.1%)
  • Bus: 76 (4.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 13 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 64 (3.5%)
  • Worked at home: 203 (11.0%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (31%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (58%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (15%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Norway (3%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)
  • England (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Sweet Grass County


  • German (27%)
  • English (20%)
  • Norwegian (15%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • Northern European (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • American (3%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
45 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
52 people in nursing homes
5 people in other workers' dormitories
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $87,792.

8.53% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($80,532 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.53%
Montana average:

8.17%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.23% relocated from other counties in Montana ($33,766 average AGI)
3.30% relocated from other states ($46,758 average AGI)
Sweet Grass County:

3.30%
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 Gallatin County, MT  1.58% ($56,435 average AGI)


6.21% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($54,602 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
Montana average:

6.62%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.51% relocated to other counties in Montana ($30,409 average AGI)
1.69% relocated to other states ($24,193 average AGI)
Sweet Grass County:

1.69%
Montana average:

3.54%

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

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 10.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Sweet Grass County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sweet Grass County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Sweet Grass County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sweet Grass County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sweet Grass County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sweet Grass County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Sweet Grass County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 674 (609 aged, 65 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 130 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 27.03
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,947
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,622
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 26,818

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 763
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 817

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 54

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 54

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,780
  • Male householders: 720 (255 living alone), Female householders: 708 (177 living alone)
  • 879 spouses (879 opposite-sex spouses), 59 unmarried partners, (59 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,047 children (1,025 natural, 8 adopted, 17 stepchildren), 53 grandchildren, 91 brothers or sisters, 65 parents, 2 foster children, 88 other relatives, 35 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 19

Size of family households: 517 2-persons, 167 3-persons, 123 4-persons, 75 5-persons, 46 6-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 431 1-person, 35 2-persons.

603 married couples with children.
100 single-parent households (23 men, 77 women).

99.1% of residents of Sweet Grass speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 36% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $29,070,000 ($7,859 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $312,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $8,427,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $3,217,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $925,000
Federal grants: $14,650,000
Federal procurement contracts: $182,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,670,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $253,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,124,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,647,000

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

Births: 192
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

62 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 192
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +19
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +51
Here:

+14 per 1000 residents
State:

+20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Sweet Grass County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.35 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:

4.3
State:

4.3

Year house built in Sweet Grass County, Montana
  • Year house built in Sweet Grass County, Montana
  • 02020 or later
  • 742010 to 2019
  • 1972000 to 2009
  • 3061990 to 1999
  • 2431980 to 1989
  • 3391970 to 1979
  • 551960 to 1969
  • 1381950 to 1959
  • 961940 to 1949
  • 4331939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Sweet Grass County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sweet Grass County, Montana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sweet Grass County, Montana
  • 11 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 283 rooms
  • 1304 rooms
  • 2135 rooms
  • 2566 rooms
  • 1127 rooms
  • 1168 rooms
  • 2509+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sweet Grass County, Montana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sweet Grass County, Montana
  • 111 room
  • 62 rooms
  • 443 rooms
  • 1094 rooms
  • 575 rooms
  • 256 rooms
  • 147 rooms
  • 218 rooms
  • 229+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sweet Grass County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Sweet Grass County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Sweet Grass County, Montana
  • 1no bedroom
  • 541 bedroom
  • 2122 bedrooms
  • 5473 bedrooms
  • 2094 bedrooms
  • 1005+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sweet Grass County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sweet Grass County, Montana
  • 12no bedroom
  • 501 bedroom
  • 1222 bedrooms
  • 883 bedrooms
  • 244 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Sweet Grass County, Montana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Sweet Grass County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sweet Grass County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 13no vehicle
  • 1341 vehicle
  • 3582 vehicles
  • 3793 vehicles
  • 1204 vehicles
  • 1215+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Sweet Grass County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sweet Grass County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 23no vehicle
  • 1081 vehicle
  • 1032 vehicles
  • 263 vehicles
  • 304 vehicles
  • 265+ vehicles

87.1% of Sweet Grass County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in Montana.

Sweet Grass County:

87.1%
State average:

84.9%

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

  • This state: 2,183
  • Other state: 1,541
  • Northeast: 191
  • Midwest: 400
  • South: 281
  • West: 668
Year householders moved into unit in Sweet Grass County, MT
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sweet Grass County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 46.3%Utility gas
  • 19.6%Wood
  • 18.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.4%Electricity
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 42.1%Utility gas
  • 27.5%Electricity
  • 24.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.0%Wood
  • 0.3%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 42
Here:

13.2%
Montana:

13.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 25
Here:

12.5%
Montana:

9.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 44
Here:

57.9%
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

Sweet Grass County government finances - Expenditure in 2020:

  • Charges - Other: $465,000
    Other: $435,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $10,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $7,000
    Air Transportation: $1,000
    Air Transportation: $1,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $490,000
    Regular Highways: $74,000
    General Public Buildings: $56,000
    Regular Highways: $55,000
    General Public Buildings: $45,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $18,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,152,000
    Police Protection: $1,086,000
    Regular Highways: $1,003,000
    Regular Highways: $851,000
    General - Other: $736,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $499,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $490,000
    Central Staff Services: $482,000
    Central Staff Services: $390,000
    General - Other: $386,000
    General Public Buildings: $346,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $340,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $285,000
    General Public Buildings: $251,000
    Financial Administration: $227,000
    Financial Administration: $219,000
    Local Fire Protection: $201,000
    Local Fire Protection: $156,000
    Health - Other: $124,000
    Health - Other: $76,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $61,000
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $50,000
    Air Transportation: $47,000
    Air Transportation: $45,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $636,000
    General Local Government Support: $587,000
    Other: $461,000
    Highways: $109,000
    Highways: $103,000
    Other: $57,000
    Natural Resources: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $28,000
    Interest on Debt: $6,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $906,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $675,000
    Other - Libraries: $67,000
    Other - Libraries: $50,000
    Other - Health - Other: $37,000
    Other - Health - Other: $31,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $813,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $551,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $262,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $248,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $201,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $192,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $167,000
    General Revenue - Other: $146,000
    Interest Earnings: $88,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $69,000
    General Revenue - Other: $52,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $45,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $44,000
    Sale of Property: $32,000
    Sale of Property: $19,000
    Rents: $19,000
    Rents: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $198,000
    Regular Highways: $163,000
    Local Fire Protection: $138,000
    Police Protection: $119,000
    Police Protection: $76,000
    Air Transportation: $62,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,935,000
    Cash and Securities: $9,850,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,655,000
    Other: $1,127,000
    Highways: $123,000
    Highways: $119,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,726,000
    Property: $4,795,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $215,000
    Other License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,972,000
    : $2,776,000

Sweet Grass County government finances - Revenue in 2020:

  • Charges - Other: $465,000
    Other: $435,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $10,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $7,000
    Air Transportation: $1,000
    Air Transportation: $1,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $490,000
    Regular Highways: $74,000
    General Public Buildings: $56,000
    Regular Highways: $55,000
    General Public Buildings: $45,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $18,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,152,000
    Police Protection: $1,086,000
    Regular Highways: $1,003,000
    Regular Highways: $851,000
    General - Other: $736,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $499,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $490,000
    Central Staff Services: $482,000
    Central Staff Services: $390,000
    General - Other: $386,000
    General Public Buildings: $346,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $340,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $285,000
    General Public Buildings: $251,000
    Financial Administration: $227,000
    Financial Administration: $219,000
    Local Fire Protection: $201,000
    Local Fire Protection: $156,000
    Health - Other: $124,000
    Health - Other: $76,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $61,000
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $50,000
    Air Transportation: $47,000
    Air Transportation: $45,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $636,000
    General Local Government Support: $587,000
    Other: $461,000
    Highways: $109,000
    Highways: $103,000
    Other: $57,000
    Natural Resources: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $28,000
    Interest on Debt: $6,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $906,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $675,000
    Other - Libraries: $67,000
    Other - Libraries: $50,000
    Other - Health - Other: $37,000
    Other - Health - Other: $31,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $813,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $551,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $262,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $248,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $201,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $192,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $167,000
    General Revenue - Other: $146,000
    Interest Earnings: $88,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $69,000
    General Revenue - Other: $52,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $45,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $44,000
    Sale of Property: $32,000
    Sale of Property: $19,000
    Rents: $19,000
    Rents: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $198,000
    Regular Highways: $163,000
    Local Fire Protection: $138,000
    Police Protection: $119,000
    Police Protection: $76,000
    Air Transportation: $62,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,935,000
    Cash and Securities: $9,850,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,655,000
    Other: $1,127,000
    Highways: $123,000
    Highways: $119,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,726,000
    Property: $4,795,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $215,000
    Other License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,972,000
    : $2,776,000

Sweet Grass County government finances - Debt in 2020:

  • Charges - Other: $465,000
    Other: $435,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $10,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $7,000
    Air Transportation: $1,000
    Air Transportation: $1,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $490,000
    Regular Highways: $74,000
    General Public Buildings: $56,000
    Regular Highways: $55,000
    General Public Buildings: $45,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $18,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,152,000
    Police Protection: $1,086,000
    Regular Highways: $1,003,000
    Regular Highways: $851,000
    General - Other: $736,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $499,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $490,000
    Central Staff Services: $482,000
    Central Staff Services: $390,000
    General - Other: $386,000
    General Public Buildings: $346,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $340,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $285,000
    General Public Buildings: $251,000
    Financial Administration: $227,000
    Financial Administration: $219,000
    Local Fire Protection: $201,000
    Local Fire Protection: $156,000
    Health - Other: $124,000
    Health - Other: $76,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $61,000
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $50,000
    Air Transportation: $47,000
    Air Transportation: $45,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $636,000
    General Local Government Support: $587,000
    Other: $461,000
    Highways: $109,000
    Highways: $103,000
    Other: $57,000
    Natural Resources: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $28,000
    Interest on Debt: $6,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $906,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $675,000
    Other - Libraries: $67,000
    Other - Libraries: $50,000
    Other - Health - Other: $37,000
    Other - Health - Other: $31,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $813,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $551,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $262,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $248,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $201,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $192,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $167,000
    General Revenue - Other: $146,000
    Interest Earnings: $88,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $69,000
    General Revenue - Other: $52,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $45,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $44,000
    Sale of Property: $32,000
    Sale of Property: $19,000
    Rents: $19,000
    Rents: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $198,000
    Regular Highways: $163,000
    Local Fire Protection: $138,000
    Police Protection: $119,000
    Police Protection: $76,000
    Air Transportation: $62,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,935,000
    Cash and Securities: $9,850,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,655,000
    Other: $1,127,000
    Highways: $123,000
    Highways: $119,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,726,000
    Property: $4,795,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $215,000
    Other License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,972,000
    : $2,776,000

Sweet Grass County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2020:

  • Charges - Other: $465,000
    Other: $435,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $10,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $7,000
    Air Transportation: $1,000
    Air Transportation: $1,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $490,000
    Regular Highways: $74,000
    General Public Buildings: $56,000
    Regular Highways: $55,000
    General Public Buildings: $45,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $18,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,152,000
    Police Protection: $1,086,000
    Regular Highways: $1,003,000
    Regular Highways: $851,000
    General - Other: $736,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $499,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $490,000
    Central Staff Services: $482,000
    Central Staff Services: $390,000
    General - Other: $386,000
    General Public Buildings: $346,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $340,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $285,000
    General Public Buildings: $251,000
    Financial Administration: $227,000
    Financial Administration: $219,000
    Local Fire Protection: $201,000
    Local Fire Protection: $156,000
    Health - Other: $124,000
    Health - Other: $76,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $61,000
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $50,000
    Air Transportation: $47,000
    Air Transportation: $45,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $636,000
    General Local Government Support: $587,000
    Other: $461,000
    Highways: $109,000
    Highways: $103,000
    Other: $57,000
    Natural Resources: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $28,000
    Interest on Debt: $6,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $906,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $675,000
    Other - Libraries: $67,000
    Other - Libraries: $50,000
    Other - Health - Other: $37,000
    Other - Health - Other: $31,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $813,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $551,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $262,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $248,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $201,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $192,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $167,000
    General Revenue - Other: $146,000
    Interest Earnings: $88,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $69,000
    General Revenue - Other: $52,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $45,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $44,000
    Sale of Property: $32,000
    Sale of Property: $19,000
    Rents: $19,000
    Rents: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $198,000
    Regular Highways: $163,000
    Local Fire Protection: $138,000
    Police Protection: $119,000
    Police Protection: $76,000
    Air Transportation: $62,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,935,000
    Cash and Securities: $9,850,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,655,000
    Other: $1,127,000
    Highways: $123,000
    Highways: $119,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,726,000
    Property: $4,795,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $215,000
    Other License: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,972,000
    : $2,776,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 16
  • Number of aged recipients: 3
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 13
  • Number of recipients under 18: 0
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 9
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 0
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 8
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 6
Most common first names in Sweet Grass County, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3675.6 years
Charles2079.4 years
William2079.0 years
Mary1885.9 years
James1676.8 years
Robert1582.9 years
Arthur1582.7 years
Ruth1379.4 years
George1376.5 years
Albert1181.7 years
Most common last names in Sweet Grass County, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1575.9 years
Hauge1073.9 years
Thompson1079.3 years
Grosfield982.6 years
Anderson982.1 years
Tronrud979.9 years
Faw879.9 years
Smith883.1 years
Jones770.6 years
Davis778.9 years
Businesses in Sweet Grass County, MT
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1
Super 81