Treasure County, MT

Treasure County, Montana

Treasure County is a county located in the U.S. state of Montana. As of 2000, the population is 861. Its county seat is Hysham.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 984 square miles (2,549 km²), of which, 979 square miles (2,535 km²) of it is land and 5 square miles (14 km²) of it (0.53%) is water.

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 861 people, 357 households, and 242 families residing in the county. The population density was <1/km² (1/sq mi). There were 422 housing units at an average density of <1/km² (<1/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 96.40% White, 0.12% Black or African American, 1.63% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.93% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. 1.51% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 29.2% were of German, 14.4% Norwegian, 11.2% Irish, 9.2% American and 5.5% English ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 357 households out of which 30.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.10% were married couples living together, 4.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.20% were non-families. 30.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the county the population was spread out with 27.80% under the age of 18, 5.00% from 18 to 24, 23.20% from 25 to 44, 27.30% from 45 to 64, and 16.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 104.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $29,830, and the median income for a family was $34,219. Males had a median income of $22,750 versus $17,188 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,392. About 8.50% of families and 14.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.80% of those under age 18 and 11.10% of those age 65 or over.

Communities

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Unincorporated communities

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