Treasure County, Montana facts for kids
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Location within the U.S. state of Montana
Montana's location within the U.S.
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|• Total||984 sq mi (2,550 km2)|
|• Land||977 sq mi (2,530 km2)|
|• Water||6.6 sq mi (17 km2) 0.7%|
| • Estimate
|• Density||0.7297/sq mi (0.2817/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−7 (Mountain)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−6 (MDT)|
Treasure County is a county in the U.S. state of Montana. As of the 2020 United States Census, the population was 762, making it the second-least populous county in Montana. Its county seat is Hysham. The county was founded in 1919.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 984 square miles (2,550 km2), of which 977 square miles (2,530 km2) is land and 6.6 square miles (17 km2) (0.7%) is water. It is the fourth-smallest county in Montana by land area.
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|US Decennial Census
As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 718 people, 335 households, and 219 families residing in the county. The population density was 0.7 inhabitants per square mile (0.27/km2). There were 422 housing units at an average density of 0.4/square mile (0.2/km2). The racial makeup of the county was 93.9% white, 0.8% American Indian, 0.4% Asian, 1.9% from other races, and 2.9% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 3.5% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 40.2% were American, 22.4% were German, 9.9% were English, 9.9% were Irish, and 7.4% were Norwegian.
Of the 335 households, 22.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% were married couples living together, 2.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 34.6% were non-families, and 32.5% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.14 and the average family size was 2.67. The median age was 51.5 years.
The median income for a household in the county was $37,969 and the median income for a family was $51,458. Males had a median income of $38,194 versus $26,563 for females. The per capita income for the county was $20,882. About 4.6% of families and 8.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.2% of those under age 18 and 5.6% of those age 65 or over.
- Hysham (county seat)
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