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Wheatland County, Montana (MT)

County population in 2021: 2,132 (all rural); it was 2,259 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 255
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 377
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 616
Renter-occupied apartments: 255 (it was 237 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

32%

Land area: 1423 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.2 sq. mi.

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

March 2019 cost of living index in Wheatland County: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (22.6%), Educational, health and social services (16.4%), Retail trade (11.2%), Construction (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 58%
  • Government: 20%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 22%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Wheatland County, MT (2021)
    • 1,98493.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 552.6%Two or more races
    • 442.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 120.6%Asian alone
    • 110.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 110.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

48.7 years
Montana median age:

40.1 years
Males: 966  (45.4%)
Females: 1,166  (54.6%)
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Average household size:
Wheatland County:

2.0 people
Montana:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2021: $40,619 ($24,492 in 1999)
This county:

$40,619
Montana:

$63,249

Median contract rent in 2021 for apartments: $553 (lower quartile is $526, upper quartile is $590)
This county:

$553
State:

$786


Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $152,403 (it was $54,800 in 2000)
Wheatland:

$152,403
Montana:

$322,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $87,535 - $255,646
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,091
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $377

Institutionalized population: 23

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: 2
  • 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: 2
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 1
  • Auto thefts: 0
Wheatland 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 Wheatland, MT residents
Average permit cost in Wheatland, 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: $1,270 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $898 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Wheatland, MT in 2021
Distribution of house value in Wheatland, MT in 2021
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Wheatland, MT in 2021
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 21.2%
Wheatland County:

21.2%
Montana:

11.9%
(21.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 74.2% for American Indian residents)

Median age of residents in 2021: 48.7 years old
(Males: 48.7 years old, Females: 48.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.8 years old, American Indian residents: 32.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.7 years old, Other race residents: 100.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wheatland 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: Harlowton, Judith Gap-Shawmut, Judith Gap, Shawmut.

Wheatland 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 Wheatland County: Cushman (A), Franklin (B), Allen Ranch (C), Wallum (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Belmont Cemetery (1), Resurrection Cemetery (2), Rothiemay Cemetery (3), Barber Cemetery (4), Ryegate Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: McLean Lake (A), Dry Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Careless Creek (A), Ray Creek (B), Big Coulee Creek (C), Cabin Gulch Creek (D), South Fork Pole Creek (E), Cottonwood Creek (F), Fish Creek (G), Fivemile Creek (H), Gooseneck Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Carter County , Dunn County, North Dakota , Douglas County, Wisconsin , Luce County, Michigan , Mackinac County, Michigan , Schoolcraft County, Michigan .

Unemployment in March 2023:
Here:

4.2%
Montana:

2.8%

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

Current college students: 40
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 25 (87.9% naturalized citizens)

Wheatland County:

1.2%
Whole state:

2.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 252010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 31980 to 1989
  • 21970 to 1979
  • 48Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 85.3%

Wheatland County marital status for males Wheatland County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,050
  • Two: 4
  • 3 or 4: 20
  • 5 to 9: 16
  • Mobile homes: 112
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Housing units in Wheatland County with a mortgage: 255 (5 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 4 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 Wheatland County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4186
Evangelical Protestant2465
Catholic2003
Other1061
None1,198-
Wheatland 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
Wheatland County:

15.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Wheatland County:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
Montana:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

20.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.38 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Wheatland County:

7.9%
Montana:

7.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Wheatland County:

26.2%
State:

23.1%

Agriculture in Wheatland County:

Average size of farms: 5163 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $109,997
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $32.33
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.78%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 85.36%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $105,198
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.65%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 16.98%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $121,551
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.05%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.38
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.35%
All wheat for grain: 37204 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Wheatland County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Montana state average. It is 738% 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 135.9 miles away from Wheatland 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 252.6 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 130.1 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 132.5 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 289.8 miles away from Wheatland 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 149.7 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 Ice Jams and Flooding, Incident Period: March 01, 2014 to March 17, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4172: April 17, 2014, FEMA Id: 4172, 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 Wildfires, Incident Period: July 13, 2000 to September 25, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1340: August 30, 2000, FEMA Id: 1340, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Montana Severe Storms, Ice Jams, Snowmelt, Flooding, Extreme Soil Saturation, Incident Period: March 01, 1997 to August 06, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1183: July 25, 1997, FEMA Id: 1183, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Snow
  • Montana Rains, Snowmelt, Storms, Flooding, Incident Period: June 28, 1975, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-472: June 28, 1975, FEMA Id: 472, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Snow

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

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 370 (50.2%)
  • Carpooled: 61 (8.3%)
  • Bus: 1 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 100 (13.6%)
  • Worked at home: 245 (33.2%)
Class of Workers in 2021
Most common industries in 2021 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2021


  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)

Most common industries for females in 2021


  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

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


  • Management occupations (28%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (24%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2021


  • Management occupations (30%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Ethiopia (44%)
  • Philippines (40%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Wheatland County


  • American (35%)
  • German (17%)
  • Norwegian (8%)
  • Scottish (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (6%)
  • Italian (2%)

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

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

  • 116 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 23 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

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

  • 173 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 99 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 43 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 33 people in nursing homes
  • 4 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 $49,316.

4.07% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($39,206 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.07%
Montana average:

8.17%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.07% relocated from other counties in Montana ($39,206 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.
Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


3.61% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($32,800 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.61%
Montana average:

6.62%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.61% relocated to other counties in Montana ($32,800 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other states.
Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 12.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2019: 9.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Wheatland County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 18.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 12.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Wheatland County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Wheatland County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wheatland County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wheatland County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wheatland County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Wheatland County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 417 (376 aged, 41 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 94 (20%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 25%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 25%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 48.36
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,157
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 2,611
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 28,143

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,276
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,620

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 42
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 49

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,132
  • Male householders: 419 (108 living alone), Female householders: 443 (124 living alone)
  • 471 spouses (465 opposite-sex spouses), 62 unmarried partners, (62 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 577 children (514 natural, 23 adopted, 39 stepchildren), 21 grandchildren, 16 brothers or sisters, 62 parents, 0 foster children, 0 other relatives, 38 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 28

Size of family households: 289 2-persons, 99 3-persons, 102 4-persons, 107 5-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 233 1-person, 17 2-persons.

338 married couples with children.
93 single-parent households (33 men, 60 women).

98.7% of residents of Wheatland speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $22,153,000 ($10,712 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $614,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $6,390,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $4,458,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,062,000
Federal grants: $4,376,000
Federal procurement contracts: $251,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,615,000 ($174,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,184,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,893,000

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

Births: 113
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

62 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 161
Here:

79 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -1
Here -0 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -165
Here -81 per 1000 residents
State +20 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Wheatland County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.12 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

7.5
State:

4.3

Year house built in Wheatland County, Montana
  • Year house built in Wheatland County, Montana
  • 02020 or later
  • 92010 to 2019
  • 1632000 to 2009
  • 701990 to 1999
  • 881980 to 1989
  • 1771970 to 1979
  • 691960 to 1969
  • 1051950 to 1959
  • 801940 to 1949
  • 4201939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wheatland County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wheatland County, Montana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wheatland County, Montana
  • 31 room
  • 112 rooms
  • 143 rooms
  • 694 rooms
  • 1035 rooms
  • 1676 rooms
  • 1087 rooms
  • 878 rooms
  • 939+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wheatland County, Montana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wheatland County, Montana
  • 101 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 83 rooms
  • 154 rooms
  • 305 rooms
  • 316 rooms
  • 67 rooms
  • 668 rooms
  • 409+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wheatland County, Montana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wheatland County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wheatland County, Montana
  • 2no bedroom
  • 261 bedroom
  • 1312 bedrooms
  • 3063 bedrooms
  • 1234 bedrooms
  • 695+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wheatland County, Montana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wheatland County, Montana
  • 11no bedroom
  • 61 bedroom
  • 652 bedrooms
  • 453 bedrooms
  • 664 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Wheatland County, Montana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Wheatland County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wheatland County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 36no vehicle
  • 1311 vehicle
  • 1692 vehicles
  • 2063 vehicles
  • 634 vehicles
  • 525+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Wheatland County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wheatland County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 6no vehicle
  • 281 vehicle
  • 662 vehicles
  • 283 vehicles
  • 314 vehicles
  • 845+ vehicles

96.0% of Wheatland County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in Montana.

Wheatland County:

96.0%
State average:

84.9%

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

  • This state: 1,298
  • Other state: 793
  • Northeast: 55
  • Midwest: 326
  • South: 21
  • West: 386
Year householders moved into unit in Wheatland County, MT
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wheatland County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 48.0%Utility gas
  • 18.9%Electricity
  • 13.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.1%Wood
  • 4.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Coal or coke
  • 0.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 42.6%Utility gas
  • 36.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 21.1%Electricity

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Montana:

13.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4
Here:

3.2%
Montana:

9.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
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

Wheatland County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $703,000
  • Charges - Other: $174,000
    Regular Highways: $18,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,000
    Air Transportation: $1,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $248,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $748,000
    Regular Highways: $490,000
    Health - Other: $437,000
    General - Other: $288,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $263,000
    Financial Administration: $203,000
    Central Staff Services: $171,000
    General Public Buildings: $101,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $83,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $79,000
    Hospitals: $58,000
    Local Fire Protection: $39,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $39,000
    Libraries: $29,000
    Electric Utilities: $18,000
    Air Transportation: $9,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $177,000
    Natural Resources: $46,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $495,000
    Other - General - Other: $37,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $9,000
    Other - Health - Other: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $57,000
    General Revenue - Other: $53,000
    Interest Earnings: $18,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $17,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $193,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $40,000
    Police Protection: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,281,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $264,000
    Other: $262,000
    General Local Government Support: $206,000
    Highways: $33,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,798,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,814,000

Wheatland County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $703,000
  • Charges - Other: $174,000
    Regular Highways: $18,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,000
    Air Transportation: $1,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $248,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $748,000
    Regular Highways: $490,000
    Health - Other: $437,000
    General - Other: $288,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $263,000
    Financial Administration: $203,000
    Central Staff Services: $171,000
    General Public Buildings: $101,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $83,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $79,000
    Hospitals: $58,000
    Local Fire Protection: $39,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $39,000
    Libraries: $29,000
    Electric Utilities: $18,000
    Air Transportation: $9,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $177,000
    Natural Resources: $46,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $495,000
    Other - General - Other: $37,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $9,000
    Other - Health - Other: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $57,000
    General Revenue - Other: $53,000
    Interest Earnings: $18,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $17,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $193,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $40,000
    Police Protection: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,281,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $264,000
    Other: $262,000
    General Local Government Support: $206,000
    Highways: $33,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,798,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,814,000

Wheatland County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $703,000
  • Charges - Other: $174,000
    Regular Highways: $18,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,000
    Air Transportation: $1,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $248,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $748,000
    Regular Highways: $490,000
    Health - Other: $437,000
    General - Other: $288,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $263,000
    Financial Administration: $203,000
    Central Staff Services: $171,000
    General Public Buildings: $101,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $83,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $79,000
    Hospitals: $58,000
    Local Fire Protection: $39,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $39,000
    Libraries: $29,000
    Electric Utilities: $18,000
    Air Transportation: $9,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $177,000
    Natural Resources: $46,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $495,000
    Other - General - Other: $37,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $9,000
    Other - Health - Other: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $57,000
    General Revenue - Other: $53,000
    Interest Earnings: $18,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $17,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $193,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $40,000
    Police Protection: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,281,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $264,000
    Other: $262,000
    General Local Government Support: $206,000
    Highways: $33,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,798,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,814,000

Wheatland County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $703,000
  • Charges - Other: $174,000
    Regular Highways: $18,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,000
    Air Transportation: $1,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $248,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $748,000
    Regular Highways: $490,000
    Health - Other: $437,000
    General - Other: $288,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $263,000
    Financial Administration: $203,000
    Central Staff Services: $171,000
    General Public Buildings: $101,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $83,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $79,000
    Hospitals: $58,000
    Local Fire Protection: $39,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $39,000
    Libraries: $29,000
    Electric Utilities: $18,000
    Air Transportation: $9,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $177,000
    Natural Resources: $46,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $495,000
    Other - General - Other: $37,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $9,000
    Other - Health - Other: $3,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $57,000
    General Revenue - Other: $53,000
    Interest Earnings: $18,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $17,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $193,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $40,000
    Police Protection: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,281,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $264,000
    Other: $262,000
    General Local Government Support: $206,000
    Highways: $33,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,798,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,814,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 17
  • Number of aged recipients: 3
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 14
  • Number of recipients under 18: 0
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 10
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 0
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 10
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 6
Most common first names in Wheatland County, MT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2275.6 years
John1480.2 years
Mary1177.7 years
George1179.7 years
Frank1080.8 years
Helen975.0 years
Charles974.7 years
Robert976.8 years
Dorothy975.9 years
Marie786.7 years
Most common last names in Wheatland County, MT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith867.6 years
Johnson881.5 years
Nelson677.6 years
Langston686.0 years
Martin677.5 years
Anderson582.0 years
Muir576.6 years
Miller586.4 years
Scally480.9 years
Hickman473.0 years

Wheatland County on our top lists:

  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"