Fallon County

Fallon County, Montana

10 W Fallon St
Baker, MT 59313
Phone: (406) 778-7114
Fax: (406) 778-2815

On southeastern border of MT; organized Dec 9, 1913 from Custer County. Name Origin: For Benjamin O'Fallon (1793-1842), army officer, Indian agent, and nephew of the explorer William Clark (1770-1838)

Area (sq mi):: 1623.02 (land 1620.33; water 2.69) Population per square mile: 1.70
Population 2005: 2,717 State rank: 42 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.20%; 1990-2000 -8.60% Population 2000: 2,837 (White 98.30%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.40%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 41.10
Income 2000: per capita $16,014; median household $29,944; Population below poverty level: 12.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,605-$23,523
Unemployment (2004): 2.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 14.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 8.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The President's action makes federal funding available to state and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by a tornado in Fallon County.
Figure 5 Per Capita Federal Spending, FY 2010 Procurements, Montana and County Dollars Ranking Montana $828 42 Cascade $1,313 11 Flathead $498 26 Gallatin $419 31 Lewis & Clark $956 12 Missoula $533 24 Silver Bow S389 32 Yellowstone $755 15 Top Five Roosevelt County $6,785 Glacier County $3,675 Liberty County $2,979 Lake County $2,089 Dawson County $2,070 Bottom Five Musselshell County $103 Chouteau County $94 Prairie County $79 Fallon County $71 Sweet Grass County $67 Source: U.
One transmitter, located in Fallon County, is already up and running; the other two are expected to be operational by the middle of the summer.
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In the case of Fallon County, cattle outnumber people by almost 15 to 1, considerably more than the state average of about 3 to 1.
For a common set of 22 budgeted funds, Fallon County spends three and a half times as much, per capita, as Rosebud County, which in turn spends more than twice the Custer county figure.
For instance, Custer County budgeted $527,000 for roads, while Fallon County - half the size and with one-quarter the population - budgeted $1,212,000, over twice the amount.
5 million) and Medical Center ($491,000), Fallon County Airport ($891,000) and Hospital ($500,000), and Custer County Solid Waste ($126,000).
6] In Fallon County one mill raises almost three times as much, $3.
Fallon County is a major beneficiary of oil and gas production taxes, and these revenues also help to explain its relatively high expenditures.
In Fallon county, for example, resources were 90 percent of the tax base in 1987.