House District 17

Representative Christy Clark (R)

PO Box 423
Choteau, MT 59422-0423

Square Miles: 5558.2

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DemographicsHouse District 17
Population Change
Total Population 2000 10,310
Total Population 20109,901
Percent of change from 2000 to 2010 Census-4.13%
Total Reported
Age 5 to 9 Years 554
10 to 14 Years 677
15 to 17 Years 443
18 to 19 Years 214
20 to 24 Years 374
25 to 34 Years 910
35 to 44 Years 999
45 to 54 Years 1,632
55 to 59 Years 820
60 to 64 Years 726
65 to 74 Years 1,111
75 to 84 Years 619
85 Years and Over 280
Percent Under 5 Years 5.47%
Percent 18 & Over 77.62%
Percent 62 Years and Over 24.51%
Percent 65 Years and Over 20.30%
Percent 85 Years and Over 2.83%
Age 0 to 17 2,216
18 to 24 Years 588
25 to 44 Years 1,909
45 to 64 Years 3,178
62 Years and Over 2,427
65 Years and Over 2,010
Under 5 Years 542
15 to 19 Years 657
18 & Over 7,685
21 & Over 7,390
Males 4,948
Females 4,953
Males 18 & Over 3,817
Females 18 & Over 3,868
Males 65 & Over 1,001
Females 65 & Over 1,009
Total Reported
Black or African American25
American Indian and Alaska Native390
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6
Some Other Race40
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 134
Not Hispanic or Latino 9,767
White Alone Not Hispanic 9,331
Number of Races Reported
One Race 9,708
Two or More Races Reported193
Two Races186
Three Races7
Four Races0
Five Races0
Six Races0
18 Years and Over - Total Reported
Black or African American9
American Indian and Alaska Native294
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3
Some Other Race26
18 Years and Over - Number of Races Reported
Two or More Races Reported118
Two Races117
Three Races1
Four Races0
Five Races0
Six Races0
Households - Units
Total Households 3,890
Households With Individuals Under 18 Years 937
Households With Individuals 65 Years and Over 1,356
Family Households
Family Households (Families) 2,601
With Own Children Under 18 Years 882
Married Couple Family 2,259
Married Couple Family - With Own Children Under 18 Years 689
Female householder No Husband Present 225
Female householder No Husband Present - With Own Children Under 18 Years 127
Nonfamily Households
Non Family Households 1,289
Householder Living Alone 1,150
Householder 65 Years and Over 1,280
Housing Occupancy
Total Housing Units 5,127
Occupied Housing Units 3,890
Owner Occupied 2,935
Renter Occupied 955
Vacant Housing Units 1,237
Vacant for Rent 47
Vacant for Sale 51
Vacant for Seasonal, Recreation or Occasional Use773
Housing Tenure
Total Owner Units Including Units for Sale2,986
Total Rental Units Including Units Vacant for Rent1,002
Population in Owner-Occupied Units6,713
Population in Rented Units2,067
IndustriesHouse District 17
Natural Resources
Energy Wells, Active
Coal bed methane0
Gas storage0
Energy Pipeline (1 or more miles)
Crude oil182
Liquefied petroleum gas0
Natural gas262
Refined product0
LibrariesHouse District 17
Library Type
LandHouse District 17
Land Ownership (square miles)
Local government2
Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks15
State trust land163
Other state land<1
US Bureau of Land Management500
US Fish and Wildlife Service4
US Forest Service1,422
US National Park Service<1
Other federal land43
Conservation Easements (acres)
Bitter Root Land Trust0
City Government0
Clark Fork-Pend Oreille Conservancy0
County Government0
Ducks Unlimited0
Five Valleys Land Trust892
Flathead Land Trust0
Gallatin Valley Land Trust0
Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust0
Kaniksu Land Trust Inc.0
Montana Conservation Trust0
Montana Dept of Transportation99
Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks7,142
Montana Land Reliance22,930
Mule Deer Foundation0
National Wildlife Federation0
Prickly Pear Land Trust708
Rattlesnake Land Trust0
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation2,787
Salish ad Kootenai Tribal Lands0
The Bighorn Institute0
The Conservation Fund15,061
The Nature Conservancy80,621
US Bureau of Reclamation0
US Dept of Agriculture6,416
US Fish and Wildlife Service48,734
US Forest Service2,901
US Government7,180
Vital Ground Foundation0
Land in Agricultural Use (acres)
Continuously cropped<1
Hay (non-irrigated)36,253
Irrigated (hay or crop)203,028
Noncommercial forest27,176
WildlifeHouse District 17
Recreation Acres
Fishing access sites321
Fishing conservation areas0
State parks0
Wildlife conservation easements7,120
Wildlife protection areas0
Wildlife management areas45,785
Block Management (acres)
Block management (acres)146,093

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