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House District 79

Representative Jenny Eck (D)

PO Box 1206
Helena, MT 59624-1206

Square Miles: 158.3

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DemographicsHouse District 79
Population
Population Change
Total Population 2000 9,603
Total Population 20109,914
Percent of change from 2000 to 2010 Census3.14%
Age
Total Reported
Age 5 to 9 Years 582
10 to 14 Years 628
15 to 17 Years 419
18 to 19 Years 221
20 to 24 Years 621
25 to 34 Years 1,010
35 to 44 Years 1,127
45 to 54 Years 1,648
55 to 59 Years 963
60 to 64 Years 767
65 to 74 Years 818
75 to 84 Years 384
85 Years and Over 144
Percent
Percent Under 5 Years 5.87%
Percent 18 & Over 77.70%
Percent 62 Years and Over 17.54%
Percent 65 Years and Over 13.58%
Percent 85 Years and Over 1.45%
Bands
Age 0 to 17 2,211
18 to 24 Years 842
25 to 44 Years 2,137
45 to 64 Years 3,378
62 Years and Over 1,739
65 Years and Over 1,346
Under 5 Years 582
15 to 19 Years 640
18 & Over 7,703
21 & Over 7,370
Sex
Males 4,863
Females 5,051
Males 18 & Over 3,725
Females 18 & Over 3,978
Males 65 & Over 646
Females 65 & Over 700
Race
Total Reported
White9,604
Black or African American84
American Indian and Alaska Native318
Asian95
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander19
Some Other Race73
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 233
Not Hispanic or Latino 9,681
White Alone Not Hispanic 9,215
Number of Races Reported
One Race 9,662
Two or More Races Reported252
Two Races229
Three Races16
Four Races7
Five Races0
Six Races0
18 Years and Over - Total Reported
White7,494
Black or African American28
American Indian and Alaska Native211
Asian60
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander14
Some Other Race37
18 Years and Over - Number of Races Reported
Two or More Races Reported130
Two Races121
Three Races7
Four Races2
Five Races0
Six Races0
Households
Households - Units
Total Households 4,251
Households With Individuals Under 18 Years 1,224
Households With Individuals 65 Years and Over 986
Family Households
Family Households (Families) 2,755
With Own Children Under 18 Years 1,150
Married Couple Family 2,125
Married Couple Family - With Own Children Under 18 Years 756
Female householder No Husband Present 461
Female householder No Husband Present - With Own Children Under 18 Years 295
Nonfamily Households
Non Family Households 1,496
Householder Living Alone 1,202
Householder 65 Years and Over 912
Housing
Housing Occupancy
Total Housing Units 4,534
Occupied Housing Units 4,251
Owner Occupied 3,062
Renter Occupied 1,189
Vacant Housing Units 283
Vacant for Rent 36
Vacant for Sale 25
Vacant for Seasonal, Recreation or Occasional Use116
Housing Tenure
Total Owner Units Including Units for Sale3,087
Total Rental Units Including Units Vacant for Rent1,225
Population in Owner-Occupied Units7,265
Population in Rented Units2,602
IndustriesHouse District 79
Natural Resources
Energy Wells, Active
Coal bed methane0
Gas0
Gas storage0
Injection0
Oil0
Energy Pipeline (1 or more miles)
Crude oil0
Liquefied petroleum gas0
Natural gas5
Refined product13
LibrariesHouse District 79
Library Type
Total51
Public2
Branches1
Bookmobiles1
Academic2
Institutional0
School24
Special21
Other0
LandHouse District 79
Land Ownership (square miles)
Private58
Local government4
Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks4
State trust land4
Other state land<1
US Bureau of Land Management<1
US Fish and Wildlife Service<1
US Forest Service76
US National Park Service<1
Other federal land4
Conservation Easements (acres)
Bitter Root Land Trust0
City Government0
Clark Fork-Pend Oreille Conservancy0
County Government0
Ducks Unlimited0
Five Valleys Land Trust0
Flathead Land Trust0
Gallatin Valley Land Trust0
Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust0
Kaniksu Land Trust Inc.0
Montana Conservation Trust0
Montana Dept of Transportation0
Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks64,436
Montana Land Reliance2
Mule Deer Foundation0
National Wildlife Federation0
Prickly Pear Land Trust191
Rattlesnake Land Trust0
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation0
Salish ad Kootenai Tribal Lands0
The Bighorn Institute0
The Conservation Fund0
The Nature Conservancy0
US Bureau of Reclamation0
US Dept of Agriculture0
US Fish and Wildlife Service0
US Forest Service158
US Government0
Vital Ground Foundation0
Land in Agricultural Use (acres)
Continuously cropped<1
Fallow11
Grazing22,425
Hay (non-irrigated)192
Irrigated (hay or crop)1,125
Noncommercial forest192
Forest13,329
WildlifeHouse District 79
Recreation Acres
Fishing access sites0
Fishing conservation areas0
State parks61
Wildlife conservation easements0
Wildlife protection areas0
Wildlife management areas0
Block Management (acres)
Block management (acres)1,980

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