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Brockton, Montana
Panorama of Brockton
Panorama of Brockton
Location of Brockton, Montana
Location of Brockton, Montana
Country United States
State Montana
County Roosevelt
 • Total 0.23 sq mi (0.60 km2)
 • Land 0.23 sq mi (0.60 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
1,985 ft (605 m)
 • Total 358
 • Density 1,560/sq mi (597/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 406
FIPS code 30-10000
GNIS feature ID 0769244

Brockton is a town in Roosevelt County, Montana, United States. The population was 358 at the 2020 census.

Brockton's first post office was established in 1904. Fort Peck Indian Reservation was opened to non-Native settlers in 1913 and the town boomed. It was incorporated in 1952.


Brockton is located at 48°8′58″N 104°54′59″W / 48.14944°N 104.91639°W / 48.14944; -104.91639 (48.149531, -104.916383).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.23 square miles (0.60 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 367
1970 401 9.3%
1980 374 −6.7%
1990 365 −2.4%
2000 245 −32.9%
2010 255 4.1%
2020 358 40.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 255 people, 70 households, and 61 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,108.7 inhabitants per square mile (428.1/km2). There were 77 housing units at an average density of 334.8 per square mile (129.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 3.9% White and 96.1% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.

There were 70 households, of which 65.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 28.6% were married couples living together, 42.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 15.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 12.9% were non-families. 11.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 2.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.64 and the average family size was 3.84.

The median age in the town was 22.4 years. 39.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 15.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.4% were from 25 to 44; 20.4% were from 45 to 64; and 6.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.0% male and 51.0% female.


Brockton School District educates students from kindergarten through 12th grade. The team name for Brockton High School is the Warriors.

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