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Capital City:
Helena
State FLower:
Bitterroot
State Bird:
Western Meadowlark
State #41 Admitted to Union:
November 8, 1889
    People Facts Montana USA
Population, 2010 989,415 308,745,538
Population, 2000 902,195 281,421,906
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 5.7% 6.8%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 21.9% 24.8%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 13.8% 12.4%
Female persons, percent, 2005 50.1% 50.7%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 91.1% 80.2%
Black persons, percent, 2005 0.4% 12.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 6.5% 1.0%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 0.5% 4.3%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 1.5% 1.5%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 2.4% 14.4%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 89.0% 66.9%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 53.6% 54.1%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 1.8% 11.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 5.2% 17.9%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 87.2% 80.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 24.4% 24.4%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 145,732 49,746,248
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 17.7 25.5
 
Housing units, 2005 428,357 124,521,886
Homeownership rate, 2000 69.1% 66.2%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 15.7% 26.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $99,500 $119,600
 
Households, 2000 358,667 105,480,101
Persons per household, 2000 2.45 2.59
Median household income, 2004 $35,574 $44,334
Per capita money income, 1999 $17,151 $21,587
Persons below poverty, percent, 2004 13.6% 12.7%
    Business Facts
Private nonfarm establishments, 2005 35,736 7,499,702
Private nonfarm employment, 2005 326,887 116,317,003
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2005 10.4% 2.0%
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 78,703 19,523,741
 
Total number of firms, 2002 100,402 22,974,655
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 0.2% 5.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 2.0% 0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 0.5% 4.8%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 1.0% 6.8%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 24.4% 28.2%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 4,987,577 3,916,136,712
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 7,223,420 4,634,755,112
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 10,122,625 3,056,421,997
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $11,116 $10,615
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 1,537,986 449,498,718
Building permits, 2006 4,542 1,838,903
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 7,493,567 2,143,781,727
    Geography Facts
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 145,552.43 3,537,438.44
Persons per square mile, 2000 6.2 79.6



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