Hill County Courthouse - Havre, Montana
The History of Hill County
 
Formed February 28th, 1912 - Originally part of Choteau County

Population

16,673 (as of the 2000 census)

Land Area
2,897 Square Miles (approx. 50 x 57 miles)

Bordering Counties

Liberty County
Chouteau County
Blaine County
Canadian Provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan.

Incorporated Cities:
Havre - County Seat, Incorporated 1893; population 9,621
(as of the 2000 census).
Hingham - Incorporated 1917; population 157 (as of the 2000 census)

Unincorporated Towns:
Box Elder
Gildford
Kremlin
Inverness
Rocky Boy
Rudyard

Population Distribution
6 People per Square Mile

Taxable Valuation as of 2010
$30,192,921

Class of County:
#1 - 2004 to present
#2 - 2003
#1 - 2002
#2 - 1979 to 2001

Population Data

Hill County
Population, 2010
16,096

Population, percent change, 2000 to 2010
-3.5%

Population, 2000
16,673

Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010
7.8%

Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010
26.8%

Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010
12.7%

Female persons, percent, 2010
49.5%

White persons, percent, 2010 (a)
73.9%

Black persons, percent, 2010 (a)
0.3%

American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2010 (a)
21.7%

Asian persons, percent, 2010 (a)
0.4%

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2010 (a)
Z

Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2010
3.3%

Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2010 (b)
2.3%

White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2010
72.9%

Living in same house 1 year & over, 2005-2009
81.1%

Foreign born persons, percent, 2005-2009
1.3%

Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2005-2009
6.8%

High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2005-2009
90.3%

Bachelor;s degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2005-2009
20.0%

Veterans, 2005-2009
1,444

Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2005-2009
12.3

Housing units, 2010
7,250

Homeownership rate, 2005-2009
67.8%

Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2005-2009
17.0%

Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2005-2009
$104,900

Households, 2005-2009
6,183

Persons per household, 2005-2009
2.58

Per capita money income in past 12 months (2009 dollars) 2005-2009
$21,760

Median household income, 2009
$40,778

Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009
19.1%

Source: Quickfacts.census.gov


Business Data


Private nonfarm establishments, 2009
538

Private nonfarm employment, 2009
5,311

Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2009
11.8%

Nonemployer establishments, 2009
946

Total number of firms, 2007
1,197

Black-owned firms, percent, 2007
F

American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2007
9.4%

Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007
S

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2007
F

Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007
F

Women-owned firms, percent, 2007
28.7%

Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)
01

Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)
190,161

Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)
231,140

Retail sales per capita, 2007
$14,015

Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)
23,819

Building permits, 2010
7

Federal spending, 2009
243,723



Geography Data

Land area in square miles, 2010
2,898.96

Persons per square mile, 2010
5.6

FIPS Code
041

Source: Quickfacts.census.gov
315 4th Street
Havre, Montana 59501
(406) 265-5481