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Valley County, Montana (MT)

County population in 2021: 7,737 (45% urban, 55% rural); it was 7,675 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,102
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,248
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,391
Renter-occupied apartments: 848 (it was 759 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

32%

Land area: 4921 sq. mi.

Water area: 141.0 sq. mi.

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

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

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.6%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (14.2%), Retail trade (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 66%
  • Government: 18%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 14%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Valley County, MT (2021)
    • 6,44683.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6939.0%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2423.1%Two or more races
    • 2232.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 560.7%Some other race alone
    • 260.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 80.1%Asian alone
Median resident age:

43.7 years
Montana median age:

40.1 years
Males: 4,032  (52.1%)
Females: 3,705  (47.9%)
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Average household size:
Valley County:

2.0 people
Montana:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $56,049 ($30,979 in 1999)
This county:

$56,049
Montana:

$63,249

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $473 (lower quartile is $387, upper quartile is $639)
This county:

$473
State:

$786


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $196,838 (it was $59,200 in 2000)
Valley:

$196,838
Montana:

$322,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $92,024 - $320,701

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $176,479
Here:

$176,479
State:

$432,151

Townhouses or other attached units: $50,108
Here:

$50,108
State:

$319,249

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $55,896
Here:

$55,896
State:

$359,475

Mobile homes: $240,217
Here:

$240,217
State:

$147,777

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,284
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $449

Institutionalized population: 76

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 1
  • Thefts: 3
  • Auto thefts: 0

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 12
  • Burglaries: 4
  • Thefts: 32
  • Auto thefts: 2
Valley County, MT map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2021: 9 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2020: 7 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2019: 6 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2018: 5 buildings, average cost: $196,700
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $196,700
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $196,700
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $196,700
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $170,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $166,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Valley, MT residents
Average permit cost in Valley, 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: $1,974 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $1,688 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Valley, MT in 2021
Distribution of house value in Valley, MT in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Valley, MT in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 12.1%
Valley County:

12.1%
Montana:

11.9%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.1% for American Indian residents, 11.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 43.7 years old
(Males: 40.7 years old, Females: 46.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.9 years old, Black residents: 15.1 years old, American Indian residents: 26.8 years old, Asian residents: 37.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 7.3 years old, Other race residents: 34.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Valley 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: Glasgow, South Valley, Hinsdale, Frazer, Nashua, Fort Peck, St. Marie, Opheim.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Valley County: Raymond Port of Entry (A), Rock Springs (B), Brush Lake Resort (C), Big Muddy Golf Club (D), Raymond Community Hall (E), Sunset Movie Drive-in Theatre (F), Bolster Dam Campgrounds (G), Plentywood Golf Club (H), Comertown (I), Raymond (J), Redstone (K), Merc (L), Homestead (M), Homestead Elevator (N), Farmers Elevator Company of Froid (O), Shermont Electric and Grain (P), Redstone Grain Company (Q), Columbia Grain International Incorporated (R), Sheridan County Agriculture Museum and Civic Center (S), Sheridan County Museum (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Valley County include: Nathanael Lutheran Church (A), Redstone Methodist Church (B), Coalridge Mennonite Church (C), First Lutheran Church (D), Faith Lutheran Church (E), Emmaus Lutheran Church (F), Saint John Congregation (G), Volmer Lutheran Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Comertown Cemetery (1), Homestead Cemetery (2), Plentywood Cemetery (3), Plentywood Memorial Cemetery (4), Valleyview Cemetery (5), Trinity Cemetery (6), Scandia Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Katy Lake (A), Gaulke Lake (B), North Lake (C), Larson Slough (D), Lone Tree Lake (E), Widgeon Slough (F), Comers Lake (G), Park Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Ford Creek (A), Antelope Creek (B), Ator Creek (C), Beaver Creek (D), Boxelder Creek (E), Brush Mountain Creek (F), Cottonwood Creek (G), Crazy Horse Creek (H), Eagle Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Valley County include: Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge (1), Raymond Park and Recreation Area (2), Comer Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Divide County, North Dakota , Skagit County, Washington , Skagit County, Washington , Sheridan County .

Unemployment in March 2023:
Here:

2.8%
Montana:

2.8%

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

Current college students: 129
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 73 (66.9% naturalized citizens)

Valley County:

1.0%
Whole state:

2.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 142010 or later
  • 22000 to 2009
  • 71990 to 1999
  • 21980 to 1989
  • 41970 to 1979
  • 67Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 93.6%

Valley County marital status for males Valley County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,847
  • One, attached: 251
  • Two: 303
  • 3 or 4: 517
  • 5 to 9: 104
  • 10 to 19: 84
  • 20 to 49: 47
  • 50 or more: 47
  • Mobile homes: 211

Housing units in Valley County with a mortgage: 851 (49 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 35 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 Valley County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,56211
Catholic1,0106
Evangelical Protestant66313
Other2053
None3,929-
Valley 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
Valley County:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Valley County:

5.81 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

14.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Valley County:

8.8%
Montana:

7.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Valley County:

24.7%
State:

23.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.9%
State:

10.7%

Agriculture in Valley County:

Average size of farms: 2761 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $90,763
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $77.15
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 51.97%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $79,842
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.46%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.43%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $106,914
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 79.41%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.99
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.02%
All wheat for grain: 304374 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Valley County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Montana state average. It is 250661570.0 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Valley County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 262% 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 321.4 miles away from Valley 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 451.3 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 317.8 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 296.3 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 346.5 miles away from Valley County center
On 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi) earthquake occurred 485.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Montana 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 Flooding, Incident Period: April 12, 2018 - May 6, 2018, FEMA Id: 4388, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Montana Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: August 21, 2014 to August 26, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4198: October 09, 2014, FEMA Id: 4198, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Montana Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2013 to June 03, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4127: July 10, 2013, FEMA Id: 4127, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Montana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 04, 2011 to July 22, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1996: June 17, 2011, FEMA Id: 1996, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Montana Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3253: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3253, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Montana Severe Storms, 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 SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: September 25, 1986 to October 28, 1986, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-777: October 14, 1986, FEMA Id: 777, 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

The number of natural disasters in Valley County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Valley

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,276 (67.2%)
  • Carpooled: 255 (7.5%)
  • Bus: 5 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 22 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 29 (0.9%)
  • Walked: 137 (4.0%)
  • Worked at home: 764 (22.6%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)

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


  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • England (56%)
  • Canada (23%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • Korea (7%)
  • Mexico (3%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Valley County


  • German (23%)
  • American (18%)
  • Norwegian (17%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (5%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Polish (2%)

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

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

  • 69 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 28 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 22 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

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

  • 85 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 63 people in nursing homes
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 4 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $71,510.

5.72% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($51,377 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
Montana average:

8.17%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.22% relocated from other counties in Montana ($27,174 average AGI)
2.50% relocated from other states ($24,204 average AGI)
Valley County:

2.50%
Montana average:

5.13%

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


4.97% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($43,799 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.97%
Montana average:

6.62%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.83% relocated to other counties in Montana ($25,139 average AGI)
2.14% relocated to other states ($18,660 average AGI)
Valley County:

2.14%
Montana average:

3.54%

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

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 11.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 11.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Valley County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Valley County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Valley County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Valley County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Valley County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Valley County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Valley County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,647 (1,468 aged, 179 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 187 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (128)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (89)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 13.76
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12,462
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 344
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 39,464

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 854
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,414

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 37
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 154

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,737
  • Male householders: 1,739 (586 living alone), Female householders: 1,227 (462 living alone)
  • 1,336 spouses (1,306 opposite-sex spouses), 247 unmarried partners, (242 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,286 children (2,155 natural, 64 adopted, 61 stepchildren), 144 grandchildren, 175 brothers or sisters, 110 parents, 48 foster children, 104 other relatives, 153 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 130

Size of family households: 994 2-persons, 289 3-persons, 289 4-persons, 93 5-persons, 37 6-persons, 46 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,046 1-person, 133 2-persons, 13 3-persons.

1,255 married couples with children.
304 single-parent households (15 men, 289 women).

99.0% of residents of Valley speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $84,008,000 ($11,555 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $16,378,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $25,136,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $9,778,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $14,199,000
Federal grants: $9,664,000
Federal procurement contracts: $16,540,000 ($13,267,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,690,000 ($1,573,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $533,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,378,000
Federal Government insurance: $36,365,000

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

Births: 445
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

62 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 522
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +10
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -446
Here -62 per 1000 residents
State +20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Valley County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.19 millions of gallons per day (66% from ground, 34% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built in Valley County, Montana
  • Year house built in Valley County, Montana
  • 02020 or later
  • 1592010 to 2019
  • 1382000 to 2009
  • 2411990 to 1999
  • 4381980 to 1989
  • 5091970 to 1979
  • 1,0511960 to 1969
  • 9331950 to 1959
  • 1901940 to 1949
  • 6161939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Valley County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Valley County, Montana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Valley County, Montana
  • 111 room
  • 102 rooms
  • 783 rooms
  • 3104 rooms
  • 3385 rooms
  • 4896 rooms
  • 2097 rooms
  • 2578 rooms
  • 5969+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Valley County, Montana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Valley County, Montana
  • 291 room
  • 282 rooms
  • 903 rooms
  • 2014 rooms
  • 965 rooms
  • 1486 rooms
  • 187 rooms
  • 348 rooms
  • 459+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Valley County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Valley County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Valley County, Montana
  • 28no bedroom
  • 701 bedroom
  • 5272 bedrooms
  • 8693 bedrooms
  • 5184 bedrooms
  • 2775+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Valley County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Valley County, Montana
  • 32no bedroom
  • 1221 bedroom
  • 2702 bedrooms
  • 1943 bedrooms
  • 534 bedrooms
  • 175+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Valley County, Montana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Valley County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Valley County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 48no vehicle
  • 4841 vehicle
  • 7412 vehicles
  • 5723 vehicles
  • 2104 vehicles
  • 2255+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Valley County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Valley County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 75no vehicle
  • 2801 vehicle
  • 1602 vehicles
  • 883 vehicles
  • 524 vehicles
  • 345+ vehicles

93.2% of Valley County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 62% lived in Montana.

Valley County:

93.2%
State average:

84.9%

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

  • This state: 5,452
  • Other state: 2,103
  • Northeast: 167
  • Midwest: 851
  • South: 202
  • West: 874
Year householders moved into unit in Valley County, MT
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Valley County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 65.1%Utility gas
  • 19.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.8%Electricity
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 56.6%Utility gas
  • 28.2%Electricity
  • 11.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Coal or coke
  • 0.6%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 35
Here:

4.5%
Montana:

13.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 10
Here:

2.0%
Montana:

9.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 11
Here:

5.0%
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

Valley County government finances - Expenditure in 2020:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $221,000
    Cash and Securities: $110,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,253,000
    Other: $1,145,000
    Air Transportation: $683,000
    Air Transportation: $602,000
    Solid Waste Management: $204,000
    Solid Waste Management: $189,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $103,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $96,000
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $375,000
    Air Transportation: $60,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,075,000
    Regular Highways: $1,970,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,091,000
    Police Protection: $959,000
    Correctional Institutions: $953,000
    Police Protection: $910,000
    Health - Other: $872,000
    General - Other: $795,000
    Solid Waste Management: $778,000
    Solid Waste Management: $729,000
    Air Transportation: $677,000
    Health - Other: $671,000
    Air Transportation: $634,000
    General - Other: $630,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $612,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $518,000
    Central Staff Services: $516,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $460,000
    Central Staff Services: $429,000
    General Public Buildings: $375,000
    General Public Buildings: $356,000
    Libraries: $343,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $305,000
    Financial Administration: $263,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $259,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $258,000
    Parks and Recreation: $253,000
    Financial Administration: $250,000
    Libraries: $227,000
    Local Fire Protection: $116,000
    Local Fire Protection: $107,000
    Parks and Recreation: $69,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $50,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $49,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,151,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,146,000
    Other: $791,000
    Other: $608,000
    Air Transportation: $509,000
    Public Welfare: $132,000
    Health and Hospitals: $97,000
    Air Transportation: $55,000
    Health and Hospitals: $44,000
    Highways: $26,000
    Natural Resources: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $82,000
    Interest on Debt: $19,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,756,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,678,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $46,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,051,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,826,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $466,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $356,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $225,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $110,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $721,000
    Special Assessments: $567,000
    General Revenue - Other: $399,000
    General Revenue - Other: $329,000
    Interest Earnings: $174,000
    Sale of Property: $98,000
    Interest Earnings: $79,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $48,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $44,000
    Sale of Property: $28,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $332,000
    Solid Waste Management: $208,000
    Regular Highways: $195,000
    General - Other: $181,000
    Parks and Recreation: $38,000
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000
    Police Protection: $14,000
    Health - Other: $10,000
    Police Protection: $10,000
    General Public Building: $8,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,203,000
    Cash and Securities: $8,105,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $109,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $794,000
    General Local Government Support: $456,000
    Other: $440,000
    Highways: $274,000
    Other: $263,000
    Highways: $220,000
    Health and Hospitals: $32,000
    Health and Hospitals: $27,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,695,000
    Property: $6,075,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,457,000
    : $5,164,000

Valley County government finances - Revenue in 2020:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $221,000
    Cash and Securities: $110,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,253,000
    Other: $1,145,000
    Air Transportation: $683,000
    Air Transportation: $602,000
    Solid Waste Management: $204,000
    Solid Waste Management: $189,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $103,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $96,000
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $375,000
    Air Transportation: $60,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,075,000
    Regular Highways: $1,970,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,091,000
    Police Protection: $959,000
    Correctional Institutions: $953,000
    Police Protection: $910,000
    Health - Other: $872,000
    General - Other: $795,000
    Solid Waste Management: $778,000
    Solid Waste Management: $729,000
    Air Transportation: $677,000
    Health - Other: $671,000
    Air Transportation: $634,000
    General - Other: $630,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $612,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $518,000
    Central Staff Services: $516,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $460,000
    Central Staff Services: $429,000
    General Public Buildings: $375,000
    General Public Buildings: $356,000
    Libraries: $343,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $305,000
    Financial Administration: $263,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $259,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $258,000
    Parks and Recreation: $253,000
    Financial Administration: $250,000
    Libraries: $227,000
    Local Fire Protection: $116,000
    Local Fire Protection: $107,000
    Parks and Recreation: $69,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $50,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $49,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,151,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,146,000
    Other: $791,000
    Other: $608,000
    Air Transportation: $509,000
    Public Welfare: $132,000
    Health and Hospitals: $97,000
    Air Transportation: $55,000
    Health and Hospitals: $44,000
    Highways: $26,000
    Natural Resources: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $82,000
    Interest on Debt: $19,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,756,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,678,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $46,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,051,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,826,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $466,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $356,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $225,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $110,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $721,000
    Special Assessments: $567,000
    General Revenue - Other: $399,000
    General Revenue - Other: $329,000
    Interest Earnings: $174,000
    Sale of Property: $98,000
    Interest Earnings: $79,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $48,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $44,000
    Sale of Property: $28,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $332,000
    Solid Waste Management: $208,000
    Regular Highways: $195,000
    General - Other: $181,000
    Parks and Recreation: $38,000
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000
    Police Protection: $14,000
    Health - Other: $10,000
    Police Protection: $10,000
    General Public Building: $8,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,203,000
    Cash and Securities: $8,105,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $109,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $794,000
    General Local Government Support: $456,000
    Other: $440,000
    Highways: $274,000
    Other: $263,000
    Highways: $220,000
    Health and Hospitals: $32,000
    Health and Hospitals: $27,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,695,000
    Property: $6,075,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,457,000
    : $5,164,000

Valley County government finances - Debt in 2020:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $221,000
    Cash and Securities: $110,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,253,000
    Other: $1,145,000
    Air Transportation: $683,000
    Air Transportation: $602,000
    Solid Waste Management: $204,000
    Solid Waste Management: $189,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $103,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $96,000
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $375,000
    Air Transportation: $60,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,075,000
    Regular Highways: $1,970,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,091,000
    Police Protection: $959,000
    Correctional Institutions: $953,000
    Police Protection: $910,000
    Health - Other: $872,000
    General - Other: $795,000
    Solid Waste Management: $778,000
    Solid Waste Management: $729,000
    Air Transportation: $677,000
    Health - Other: $671,000
    Air Transportation: $634,000
    General - Other: $630,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $612,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $518,000
    Central Staff Services: $516,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $460,000
    Central Staff Services: $429,000
    General Public Buildings: $375,000
    General Public Buildings: $356,000
    Libraries: $343,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $305,000
    Financial Administration: $263,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $259,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $258,000
    Parks and Recreation: $253,000
    Financial Administration: $250,000
    Libraries: $227,000
    Local Fire Protection: $116,000
    Local Fire Protection: $107,000
    Parks and Recreation: $69,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $50,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $49,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,151,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,146,000
    Other: $791,000
    Other: $608,000
    Air Transportation: $509,000
    Public Welfare: $132,000
    Health and Hospitals: $97,000
    Air Transportation: $55,000
    Health and Hospitals: $44,000
    Highways: $26,000
    Natural Resources: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $82,000
    Interest on Debt: $19,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,756,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,678,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $46,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,051,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,826,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $466,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $356,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $225,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $110,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $721,000
    Special Assessments: $567,000
    General Revenue - Other: $399,000
    General Revenue - Other: $329,000
    Interest Earnings: $174,000
    Sale of Property: $98,000
    Interest Earnings: $79,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $48,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $44,000
    Sale of Property: $28,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $332,000
    Solid Waste Management: $208,000
    Regular Highways: $195,000
    General - Other: $181,000
    Parks and Recreation: $38,000
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000
    Police Protection: $14,000
    Health - Other: $10,000
    Police Protection: $10,000
    General Public Building: $8,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,203,000
    Cash and Securities: $8,105,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $109,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $794,000
    General Local Government Support: $456,000
    Other: $440,000
    Highways: $274,000
    Other: $263,000
    Highways: $220,000
    Health and Hospitals: $32,000
    Health and Hospitals: $27,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,695,000
    Property: $6,075,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,457,000
    : $5,164,000

Valley County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2020:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $221,000
    Cash and Securities: $110,000
  • Charges - Other: $1,253,000
    Other: $1,145,000
    Air Transportation: $683,000
    Air Transportation: $602,000
    Solid Waste Management: $204,000
    Solid Waste Management: $189,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $103,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $96,000
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $375,000
    Air Transportation: $60,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,075,000
    Regular Highways: $1,970,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,091,000
    Police Protection: $959,000
    Correctional Institutions: $953,000
    Police Protection: $910,000
    Health - Other: $872,000
    General - Other: $795,000
    Solid Waste Management: $778,000
    Solid Waste Management: $729,000
    Air Transportation: $677,000
    Health - Other: $671,000
    Air Transportation: $634,000
    General - Other: $630,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $612,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $518,000
    Central Staff Services: $516,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $460,000
    Central Staff Services: $429,000
    General Public Buildings: $375,000
    General Public Buildings: $356,000
    Libraries: $343,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $305,000
    Financial Administration: $263,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $259,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $258,000
    Parks and Recreation: $253,000
    Financial Administration: $250,000
    Libraries: $227,000
    Local Fire Protection: $116,000
    Local Fire Protection: $107,000
    Parks and Recreation: $69,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $50,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $49,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,151,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,146,000
    Other: $791,000
    Other: $608,000
    Air Transportation: $509,000
    Public Welfare: $132,000
    Health and Hospitals: $97,000
    Air Transportation: $55,000
    Health and Hospitals: $44,000
    Highways: $26,000
    Natural Resources: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $82,000
    Interest on Debt: $19,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,756,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,678,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $46,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,051,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,826,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $466,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $356,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $225,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $110,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $721,000
    Special Assessments: $567,000
    General Revenue - Other: $399,000
    General Revenue - Other: $329,000
    Interest Earnings: $174,000
    Sale of Property: $98,000
    Interest Earnings: $79,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $48,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $44,000
    Sale of Property: $28,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $332,000
    Solid Waste Management: $208,000
    Regular Highways: $195,000
    General - Other: $181,000
    Parks and Recreation: $38,000
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000
    Police Protection: $14,000
    Health - Other: $10,000
    Police Protection: $10,000
    General Public Building: $8,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,203,000
    Cash and Securities: $8,105,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $109,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $794,000
    General Local Government Support: $456,000
    Other: $440,000
    Highways: $274,000
    Other: $263,000
    Highways: $220,000
    Health and Hospitals: $32,000
    Health and Hospitals: $27,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,695,000
    Property: $6,075,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,457,000
    : $5,164,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 135
  • Number of aged recipients: 15
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 120
  • Number of recipients under 18: 17
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 89
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 29
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 61
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 60
Most common first names in Valley County, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5777.4 years
Mary4780.3 years
James3870.1 years
George3474.2 years
William3376.9 years
Robert2972.3 years
Helen2479.8 years
Charles2378.2 years
Anna2287.8 years
Henry2080.3 years
Most common last names in Valley County, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3678.1 years
Anderson2576.8 years
Nelson2378.0 years
Peterson1576.1 years
Miller1577.9 years
Smith1378.9 years
Jackson1367.7 years
Hanson1279.8 years
Hill1278.8 years
Erickson1173.9 years
Businesses in Valley County, MT
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Albertsons1Lane Furniture1
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Nike2
FedEx1True Value1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1

Valley County on our top lists:

  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"