Circle, Montana facts for kids
Location of Circle, Montana
|• Total||0.78 sq mi (2.02 km2)|
|• Land||0.78 sq mi (2.02 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||2,451 ft (747 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||611|
|• Density||788.5/sq mi (304.4/km2)|
|Time zone||Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC-6)|
|GNIS feature ID||0806926|
The community was so named because a rancher there branded his cattle with the image of a circle.
Circle is located at(47.416987, -105.588734).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.78 square miles (2.02 km2), all of it land.
According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Circle has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.
As of the census of 2010, there were 615 people, 278 households, and 159 families residing in the town. The population density was 788.5 inhabitants per square mile (304.4/km2). There were 343 housing units at an average density of 439.7 per square mile (169.8/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.7% White, 0.2% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.3% Asian, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.
There were 278 households of which 25.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.8% were non-families. 39.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.14 and the average family size was 2.88.
The median age in the town was 45.9 years. 23.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.9% were from 25 to 44; 25.6% were from 45 to 64; and 26% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 46.8% male and 53.2% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 644 people, 291 households, and 185 families residing in the town. The population density was 815.1 people per square mile (314.7/km²). There were 384 housing units at an average density of 486.0 per square mile (187.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.89% White, 0.78% African American, 0.93% Native American, and 1.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.09% of the population.
There were 291 households out of which 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.0% were married couples living together, 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.1% were non-families. 34.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.84.
In the town, the population was spread out with 23.9% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 24.2% from 25 to 44, 23.6% from 45 to 64, and 21.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 87.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.7 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $27,500, and the median income for a family was $36,354. Males had a median income of $28,125 versus $12,917 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,412. About 16.2% of families and 18.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.9% of those under age 18 and 15.3% of those age 65 or over.
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