Beaverhead County

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Beaverhead County, Montana

2 S Pacific St
Dillon, MT 59725
Phone: (406) 683-5245
Fax: (406) 683-3769
www.beaverhead.com

On the southwestern border of MT, south of Butte; original county; organized Feb 2, 1865 (prior to statehood); annexed part of Madison County in 1911. Name Origin: For the Beaverhead River, which contains a rock formation that the Indians thought resembled a beaver's head

Area (sq mi):: 5572.04 (land 5542.31; water 29.73) Population per square mile: 1.60
Population 2005: 8,773 State rank: 24 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.70%; 1990-2000 9.20% Population 2000: 9,202 (White 94.40%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 3.80%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 37.60
Income 2000: per capita $15,621; median household $28,962; Population below poverty level: 17.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,418-$24,204
Unemployment (2004): 3.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 14.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 6.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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