Cascade County


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Cascade County, Montana

121 4th St N
Suite 10B, MT 59401
Phone: (406) 454-6800
Fax: (406) 454-6703
www.co.cascade.mt.us

In central MT, northeast of Helena; organized Sep 12, 1887 (prior to statehood) from Chouteau and Meagher counties. Name Origin: For the falls in the Missouri River, which runs through the northern part of the county

Area (sq mi):: 2711.65 (land 2697.90; water 13.75) Population per square mile: 29.50
Population 2005: 79,569 State rank: 4 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.00%; 1990-2000 3.40% Population 2000: 80,357 (White 89.50%; Black or African American 1.10%; Hispanic or Latino 2.40%; Asian 0.80%; Other 7.40%). Foreign born: 2.40%. Median age: 36.70
Income 2000: per capita $17,566; median household $32,971; Population below poverty level: 13.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,528-$27,523
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 15.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 2.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Great Falls County seat (56,503)

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    She even won Cascade County Youth Volunteer of the Year when she was in high school for her hours of volunteer work at the Missouri River Manor.
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    The miniature train empire bears the name Cascade County Narrow Gauge Railroad, and runs from the semi-real town of Wolf Creek to the fictitious town of Cascade.
    At Montana's Cascade County regional jail, inmates designated "outside workers" are allowed to do paid, lightly supervised maintenance and yard work (such as washing windows, mowing lawns and shoveling snow).
    CASE FACTS: David Jackson injured his left ankle while employed as a nurse at Benefis Healthcare in Cascade County, Montana, on June 26, 2000.
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