Deer Lodge County is a county located in the state of Montana. As of 2000, the population is 9,417. It forms a consolidated city-county government with its county seat of Anaconda6.
Deer Lodge County is located at 46°7'14" North, 112°59'14" West (46.12062, -112.98746)1.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,920 km˛ (741 mi˛). 1,909 km˛ (737 mi˛) of it is land and 11 km˛ (4 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 0.57% water.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 9,417 people, 3,995 households, and 2,524 families residing in the county. The population density is 5/km˛ (13/mi˛). There are 4,958 housing units at an average density of 3/km˛ (7/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 95.87% White, 0.17% Black or African American, 1.77% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.18% from other races, and 1.64% from two or more races. 1.65% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 3,995 households out of which 25.80% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.00% are married couples living together, 9.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 36.80% are non-families. 33.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.26 and the average family size is 2.84.
In the county the population is spread out with 22.50% under the age of 18, 7.90% from 18 to 24, 24.00% from 25 to 44, 26.80% from 45 to 64, and 18.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 99.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 97.30 males.
The median income for a household in the county is $26,305, and the median income for a family is $36,158. Males have a median income of $27,230 versus $18,719 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,580. 15.80% of the population and 11.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 21.40% of those under the age of 18 and 9.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
Cities and towns
- Maps and aerial photos
- Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=46.12062&longitude=-112.98746&zoom=6)
- Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=46.12062&lon=-112.98746&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
- Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-112.98746&lat=46.12062&w=750&h=500)