Sheridan County, Montana

Cities & Towns:
Medicine Lake

Sheridan County is in the northeastern corner of Montana with North Dakota to the east and Saskatchewan to the north. Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge is here. Formed in 1913, Sheridan County contains 1,677 square miles of land and 30 square miles of water. The county seat is Plentywood.

Fast Facts about Sheridan County, Montana
Resident Racial Breakdown:
White Non-Hispanic: 92.9%
Hispanic: 1.0%
Native American: 1.9%
Two or More Races: 2.6%
Other: 1.2%
Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 61%
Government Sector: 16%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 21%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 2%
Population Density: 2 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Sheridan County: 79.6
2009 Estimates:
Population: 3,243
Males: 1,612
Females: 1,631
Median Resident Age: 45.1 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $37,800
Estimated Median Home Value: $68,100
Major Industries:
Agriculture & Forestry, Health Care, Educational Services, Transportation Services, Construction, Lodging & Food Services, Government, Mining, Finance & Insurance Services, Social Services
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