Petroleum County, Montana

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Petroleum County is in east central Montana. Formed in 1926, Petroleum County is Montana's newest county. Petroleum County contains 1,654 square miles of land and 20 square miles of water. The county seat is Winnett.

Fast Facts about Petroleum County, Montana
Resident Racial Breakdown:
White Non-Hispanic: 93.9%
Hispanic: 1.6%
Other: 4.5
Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 35%
Government Sector: 27%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 38%
Population Density: 0.26 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Petroleum County: 82.4
2009 Estimates:
Population: 440
Males: 231
Females: 209
Median Resident Age: 41.1 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $30,900
Estimated Median Home Value: $103,300
Major Industries:
Agriculture, Educational Services, Government, Lodging & Food Services, Construction, Transportation Services, Repair & Maintenance, Postal Service, Health Care, Publishing Services
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