Treasure County

Treasure County, Montana

PO Box 392
Hysham, MT 59038
Phone: (406) 342-5547
Fax: (406) 342-5445

In south-central MT, northeast of Billings; organized Feb 7, 1919 from Rosebud County. Name Origin: For the nickname of MT, the "Treasure State."

Area (sq mi):: 984.11 (land 978.86; water 5.24) Population per square mile: 0.70
Population 2005: 689 State rank: 55 Population change: 2000-20005 -20.00%; 1990-2000 -1.50% Population 2000: 861 (White 95.60%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.10%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 41.80
Income 2000: per capita $14,392; median household $29,830; Population below poverty level: 14.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,179-$18,272
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 18.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 19.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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District 5: Big Horn County, Carbon County, Carter County, Custer County, Fallon County, Golden Valley County, Musselshell County, Powder River County, Rosebud County, Stillwater County, Treasure County, Wheatland County and Yellowstone County
Figure 4 Per Capita Federal Spending, FY 2010 Grants, Montana and County Dollars Ranking Montana $2,971 11 Cascade $2,105 18 Flathead $888 49 Gallatin $1,832 23 Lewis & Clark $16,528 2 Missoula $1,853 22 Silver Bow $2,395 14 Yellowstone $1,235 38 Top Five Daniels County $22,609 Lewis & Clark County $16,528 Roosevelt County $10,812 Blaine County $5,654 Glacier County $4,685 Bottom Five Sweet Grass County $674 Stillwater County $495 Treasure County $317 Golden Valley County $286 Petroleum County $283 Source: U.S.
"There was a Democrat down the road who got 400 votes in Treasure County, and he threw in a couple head of cattle to make it even.

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