House District 78

Representative Gordon Pierson (D)

603 Washington St
Deer Lodge, MT 59722-1347

Square Miles: 606.9

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DemographicsHouse District 78
Population Change
Total Population 2000 9,949
Total Population 201010,049
Percent of change from 2000 to 2010 Census1.00%
Total Reported
Age 5 to 9 Years 501
10 to 14 Years 533
15 to 17 Years 381
18 to 19 Years 240
20 to 24 Years 651
25 to 34 Years 1,272
35 to 44 Years 1,395
45 to 54 Years 1,717
55 to 59 Years 799
60 to 64 Years 608
65 to 74 Years 839
75 to 84 Years 460
85 Years and Over 196
Percent Under 5 Years 4.55%
Percent 18 & Over 81.37%
Percent 62 Years and Over 18.33%
Percent 65 Years and Over 14.88%
Percent 85 Years and Over 1.95%
Age 0 to 17 1,872
18 to 24 Years 891
25 to 44 Years 2,667
45 to 64 Years 3,124
62 Years and Over 1,842
65 Years and Over 1,495
Under 5 Years 457
15 to 19 Years 621
18 & Over 8,177
21 & Over 7,816
Males 5,964
Females 4,085
Males 18 & Over 4,979
Females 18 & Over 3,198
Males 65 & Over 712
Females 65 & Over 783
Total Reported
Black or African American122
American Indian and Alaska Native597
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander14
Some Other Race48
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 236
Not Hispanic or Latino 9,813
White Alone Not Hispanic 9,081
Number of Races Reported
One Race 9,876
Two or More Races Reported173
Two Races161
Three Races11
Four Races1
Five Races0
Six Races0
18 Years and Over - Total Reported
Black or African American85
American Indian and Alaska Native499
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9
Some Other Race45
18 Years and Over - Number of Races Reported
Two or More Races Reported97
Two Races92
Three Races4
Four Races1
Five Races0
Six Races0
Households - Units
Total Households 3,567
Households With Individuals Under 18 Years 998
Households With Individuals 65 Years and Over 1,040
Family Households
Family Households (Families) 2,213
With Own Children Under 18 Years 911
Married Couple Family 1,654
Married Couple Family - With Own Children Under 18 Years 574
Female householder No Husband Present 377
Female householder No Husband Present - With Own Children Under 18 Years 226
Nonfamily Households
Non Family Households 1,354
Householder Living Alone 1,152
Householder 65 Years and Over 980
Housing Occupancy
Total Housing Units 4,032
Occupied Housing Units 3,567
Owner Occupied 2,476
Renter Occupied 1,091
Vacant Housing Units 465
Vacant for Rent 103
Vacant for Sale 35
Vacant for Seasonal, Recreation or Occasional Use89
Housing Tenure
Total Owner Units Including Units for Sale2,511
Total Rental Units Including Units Vacant for Rent1,194
Population in Owner-Occupied Units5,640
Population in Rented Units2,370
IndustriesHouse District 78
Natural Resources
Energy Wells, Active
Coal bed methane0
Gas storage0
Energy Pipeline (1 or more miles)
Crude oil0
Liquefied petroleum gas0
Natural gas76
Refined product0
LibrariesHouse District 78
Library Type
LandHouse District 78
Land Ownership (square miles)
Local government7
Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks7
State trust land7
Other state land<1
US Bureau of Land Management<1
US Fish and Wildlife Service<1
US Forest Service182
US National Park Service2
Other federal land<1
Conservation Easements (acres)
Bitter Root Land Trust0
City Government0
Clark Fork-Pend Oreille Conservancy0
County Government0
Ducks Unlimited0
Five Valleys Land Trust6,336
Flathead Land Trust0
Gallatin Valley Land Trust0
Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust0
Kaniksu Land Trust Inc.0
Montana Conservation Trust736
Montana Dept of Transportation0
Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks79
Montana Land Reliance0
Mule Deer Foundation0
National Wildlife Federation0
Prickly Pear Land Trust0
Rattlesnake Land Trust0
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation1,028
Salish ad Kootenai Tribal Lands0
The Bighorn Institute0
The Conservation Fund0
The Nature Conservancy0
US Bureau of Reclamation0
US Dept of Agriculture601
US Fish and Wildlife Service0
US Forest Service0
US Government0
Vital Ground Foundation0
Land in Agricultural Use (acres)
Continuously cropped<1
Hay (non-irrigated)921
Irrigated (hay or crop)19,975
Noncommercial forest4,898
WildlifeHouse District 78
Recreation Acres
Fishing access sites0
Fishing conservation areas0
State parks512
Wildlife conservation easements0
Wildlife protection areas0
Wildlife management areas3,562
Block Management (acres)
Block management (acres)32,008

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