Fort Peck, Montana


Fort Peck, Montana

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Fort Peck, Montana
settlement_type = Town
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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Montana
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Valley
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population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 240
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postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 59223
area_code = 406
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Fort Peck is a town in Valley County, Montana, United States. The population was 240 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Fort Peck is located at coor dms|48|0|28|N|106|27|1|W|city (48.007858, -106.450327)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 240 people, 91 households, and 75 families residing in the town. The population density was 274.9 people per square mile (106.5/km²). There were 99 housing units at an average density of 113.4/sq mi (43.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.25% White, 2.08% Native American, and 1.67% from two or more races.

There were 91 households out of which 38.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.6% were married couples living together, 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.5% were non-families. 14.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.8% under the age of 18, 2.9% from 18 to 24, 21.7% from 25 to 44, 32.9% from 45 to 64, and 13.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 92.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $47,083, and the median income for a family was $50,938. Males had a median income of $32,500 versus $33,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,943. None of the families and 0.8% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 6.9% of those over 64.

Notable residents

*Wayne Hawkins, Oakland Raiders guard, was born here.
*Ron Hauge, Emmy award winning writer for The Simpsons grew up here, and went to high school in the neighboring city of Glasgow.

See also

* Fort Peck Dam

References

External links

* [http://www.fortpecktheatre.org/ Fort Peck Summer Theatre]


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