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Cinema in Harlem, March 2012
Location of Harlem, Montana
|• Total||0.42 sq mi (1.08 km2)|
|• Land||0.42 sq mi (1.08 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||2,365 ft (721 m)|
|• Density||1,830.95/sq mi (712.04/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0772152|
Harlem is a city in Blaine County, Montana, United States. The population was 769 at the 2020 census.
The Fort Belknap Indian Reservation is just south of the town, across the Milk River.
Like other towns along the Hi-Line, Great Northern Railway officials chose the name of a European city for this new town. In this case it was Haarlem, in the Netherlands. A. A. Cecil platted the townsite in 1889.
Harlem is located at 48°31′54″N 108°47′4″W / 48.53167°N 108.78444°W (48.531752, -108.784407).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.43 square miles (1.11 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 808 people, 307 households, and 204 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,879.1 inhabitants per square mile (725.5/km2). There were 359 housing units at an average density of 834.9 per square mile (322.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 42.1% White, 52.2% Native American, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.1% from other races, and 5.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.0% of the population.
There were 307 households, of which 36.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.6% were married couples living together, 15.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.6% were non-families. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.08.
The median age in the city was 36.6 years. 28.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.4% were from 25 to 44; 23.7% were from 45 to 64; and 17% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 45.3% male and 54.7% female.
Harlem is home to Harlem Elementary and Harlem Jr./Sr. High. They are known as the Wildcats.
Aaniiih Nakoda College is a two year institution in the town.
Harlem Public Library serves the area.
Harlem Airport is a public use airport located three miles (6 km) north of town.
- Francis Bardanouve, politician
- Ken Hansen, state senator
- Frank Warnke, politician
|Mary the Jewess|