Mineral County, Montana facts for kids
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Welcome Sign at Historic Savenac Tree Nursery
Location within the U.S. state of Montana
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|• Total||1,223 sq mi (3,170 km2)|
|• Land||1,219 sq mi (3,160 km2)|
|• Water||3.8 sq mi (10 km2) 0.3%|
|• Density||3.7081/sq mi (1.4317/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−7 (Mountain)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−6 (MDT)|
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,223 square miles (3,170 km2), of which 1,219 square miles (3,160 km2) is land and 3.8 square miles (9.8 km2) (0.3%) is water.
- Interstate 90
- U.S. Highway 10 (Former)
- Montana Highway 135
- Sanders County, Montana - north
- Missoula County, Montana - east
- Clearwater County, Idaho - south
- Shoshone County, Idaho - northwest
National protected area
- Lolo National Forest (part)
|U.S. Decennial Census
As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 4,223 people, 1,911 households, and 1,229 families in the county. The population density was 3.5 inhabitants per square mile (1.4/km2). There were 2,446 housing units at an average density of 2.0 per square mile (0.77/km2). The racial makeup of the county was 94.9% white, 1.5% American Indian, 0.7% Asian, 0.3% black or African American, 0.2% from other races, and 2.4% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 1.9% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 30.9% were German, 16.9% were Irish, 15.4% were English, and 3.0% were American.
Of the 1,911 households, 21.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.4% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 35.7% were non-families, and 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.69. The median age was 49.8 years.
The median income for a household in the county was $37,256 and the median income for a family was $44,271. Males had a median income of $35,536 versus $20,370 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,209. About 12.7% of families and 19.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 36.0% of those under age 18 and 4.3% of those age 65 or over.
In Spanish: Condado de Mineral (Montana) para niños
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