Broadwater County, Montana

Broadwater County is in the center of Montana. Named for Charles Arthur Broadwater, a Montana real estate, banking and railroad magnate, Broadwater County was formed in 1897 and contains 1,191 square miles of land and 48 square miles of water. The county seat is Townsend.

Fast Facts about Broadwater County, Montana
Resident Racial Breakdown:
White Non-Hispanic: 96.5%
Two or More Races: 2.6%
Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 60%
Government Sector: 21%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 18%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 1%
Population Density: 4 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Broadwater County: 85.5
2009 Estimates:
Population: 4,793
Males: 2,444
Females: 2,349
Median Resident Age: 41.3 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $41,900
Estimated Median Home Value: $153,400
Major Industries:
Agriculture & Forestry, Educational Services, Government, Construction, Lodging & Food Services, Wood Products, Health Care, Transportation Services, Finance & Insurance Services, Retail Services
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