Chouteau County

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Chouteau County, Montana

1308 Franklin St
Fort Benton, MT 59442
Phone: (406) 622-5151
Fax: (406) 622-3012
www.co.chouteau.mt.us

In north-central MT, north of Great Falls; original county; organized Feb 2, 1865 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the Chouteau family, whose members included Auguste (1749-1829) and Pierre (1758-1849), fur traders

Area (sq mi):: 3997.00 (land 3973.24; water 23.76) Population per square mile: 1.40
Population 2005: 5,463 State rank: 33 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.50%; 1990-2000 9.50% Population 2000: 5,970 (White 83.90%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 15.60%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 39.30
Income 2000: per capita $14,851; median household $29,150; Population below poverty level: 20.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,984-$22,541
Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 19.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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