Yellowstone County, Montana

Yellowstone County, Montana

Infobox U.S. County
county = Yellowstone County
state = Montana


map size = 250
founded year = 1883
seat = Billings
largest city = Billings | area_total_sq_mi =2649
area_land_sq_mi =2635
area_water_sq_mi =14
area percentage = 0.52%
census yr = 2000
pop = 129352
density_km2 =19
web = www.co.yellowstone.mt.gov
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Yellowstone County is a county located in the U.S. state of Montana. The population was 129,352 at the 2000 census;GR|2 its 2006 population was estimated at 138,213 by the Census Bureau. [cite web | url = http://www.census.gov/popest/cities/files/SUB-EST2006_30.csv | title = Subcounty population estimates: Montana 2000-2006| format = CSV | publisher = United States Census Bureau, Population Division | date = 2007-06-28 | accessdate = 2008-05-28] It is the most populous county in Montana. Projections to 2025 show an estimated population of 170,088, a growth of 32 percent. [ [http://www.co.yellowstone.mt.us/survey/version3/growth.asp Transportation Plan-Population Growth ] ] Its county seat is BillingsGR|6. Yellowstone County is named for the Yellowstone River.Fact|date=September 2007 The river roughly bisects the county from southwest to northeast. [cite web |title= Montana Digital Atlas - Montana Natural Resources Information System |url= http://maps2.nris.state.mt.us/mapper/ |publisher= Montana State Library, State of Montana |accessdate= 2007-09-27]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,649 square miles (6,861 km²), of which, 2,635 square miles (6,825 km²) of it is land and 14 square miles (36 km²) of it (0.52%) is water.

Adjacent Counties

* Musselshell County, Montana - north
* Rosebud County, Montana - northeast
* Treasure County, Montana - east
* Big Horn County, Montana - south & southeast
* Carbon County, Montana - southwest
* Stillwater County, Montana - west
* Golden Valley County, Montana - northwest

National protected areas

* Nez Perce National Historical Park (part)
* Pompeys Pillar National Monument

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 129,352 people, 52,084 households, and 34,219 families residing in the county. The population density was 49 people per square mile (19/km²). There were 54,563 housing units at an average density of 21 per square mile (8/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 92.78% White, 0.45% Black or African American, 3.05% Native American, 0.54% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.26% from other races, and 1.87% from two or more races. 3.70% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 31.1% were of German, 10.4% Norwegian, 9.7% Irish, 9.3% English and 5.4% American ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 52,084 households out of which 31.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.80% were married couples living together, 10.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.30% were non-families. 27.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.50% under the age of 18, 9.30% from 18 to 24, 28.70% from 25 to 44, 23.20% from 45 to 64, and 13.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 95.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $36,727, and the median income for a family was $45,277. Males had a median income of $33,475 versus $21,566 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,303. About 8.50% of families and 11.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.50% of those under age 18 and 7.40% of those age 65 or over.

Communities

Cities

*Billings
*Laurel

Town

*Broadview

Census-designated places

*Ballantine
*Lockwood
*Custer
*Huntley
*Shepherd
*Worden

Other community

*Pompey's Pillar

References

External links

* [http://www.co.yellowstone.mt.gov County website]


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