Granite County, Montana

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Granite County is in west central Montana, between Butte and Missoula. Granite County was founded in 1893 and contains 1,727 square miles of land and 6 square miles of water. The county seat is Philipsburg.

Fast Facts about Granite County, Montana
Resident Racial Breakdown:
White Non-Hispanic: 94.7%
Native American: 2.5%
Two or More Races: 1.9%
Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 58%
Government Sector: 21%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 19%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 2%
Population Density: 2 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Granite County: 86.3
2009 Estimates:
Population: 2,879
Males: 1,474
Females: 1,405
Median Resident Age: 42.8 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $35,600
Estimated Median Home Value: $189,700
Major Industries:
Agriculture & Forestry, Health Care, Educational Services, Construction, Wood Products, Lodging & Food Services, Government, Transportation Services, Social Services, Finance & Insurance Services, Religious Organizations
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