Rosebud County

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Rosebud County, Montana

1200 Main St
Forsyth, MT 59327
Phone: (406) 346-2251
Fax: (406) 356-7551

In south-central MT, east of Billling; organized Feb 11, 1901 from Custer County. Name Origin: For Rosebud Creek, which runs through the county; named for the profusion of wild roses along its banks

Area (sq mi):: 5026.94 (land 5012.37; water 14.57) Population per square mile: 1.80
Population 2005: 9,212 State rank: 21 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.80%; 1990-2000 -10.70% Population 2000: 9,383 (White 63.50%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.30%; Asian 0.30%; Other 35.10%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 34.50
Income 2000: per capita $15,032; median household $35,898; Population below poverty level: 22.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,654-$24,473
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.80% Median travel time to work: 16.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 6.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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