Granite County

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Granite County, Montana

220 N Sansome St PO Box 925
Philipsburg, MT 59858
Phone: (406) 859-3771
Fax: (406) 859-3817
www.co.granite.mt.us

In west-central MT, northwest of Butte; organized Mar 2, 1893 from Deer Lodge County. Name Origin: For the Granite Mountain Silver Mine, itself named for the granite rock within the mine

Area (sq mi):: 1733.11 (land 1727.44; water 5.67) Population per square mile: 1.70
Population 2005: 2,965 State rank: 41 Population change: 2000-20005 4.80%; 1990-2000 11.10% Population 2000: 2,830 (White 95.30%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.10%; Other 3.60%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 42.80
Income 2000: per capita $16,636; median household $27,813; Population below poverty level: 16.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,317-$22,194
Unemployment (2004): 5.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.50% Median travel time to work: 26.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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