Senate District 17

Senator John Brenden (R)

PO Box 970
Scobey, MT 59263-0970

Square Miles: 12618.5

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DemographicsSenate District 17
Population Change
Total Population 2000 21,718
Total Population 201019,648
Percent of change from 2000 to 2010 Census-10.54%
Total Reported
Age 5 to 9 Years 1,159
10 to 14 Years 1,244
15 to 17 Years 867
18 to 19 Years 368
20 to 24 Years 702
25 to 34 Years 1,857
35 to 44 Years 1,954
45 to 54 Years 3,218
55 to 59 Years 1,681
60 to 64 Years 1,351
65 to 74 Years 2,012
75 to 84 Years 1,408
85 Years and Over 731
Percent Under 5 Years 5.58%
Percent 18 & Over 77.78%
Percent 62 Years and Over 24.95%
Percent 65 Years and Over 21.13%
Percent 85 Years and Over 3.72%
Age 0 to 17 4,366
18 to 24 Years 1,070
25 to 44 Years 3,811
45 to 64 Years 6,250
62 Years and Over 4,902
65 Years and Over 4,151
Under 5 Years 1,096
15 to 19 Years 1,235
18 & Over 15,282
21 & Over 14,799
Males 9,865
Females 9,783
Males 18 & Over 7,570
Females 18 & Over 7,712
Males 65 & Over 1,895
Females 65 & Over 2,256
Total Reported
Black or African American73
American Indian and Alaska Native1,344
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander19
Some Other Race113
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 281
Not Hispanic or Latino 19,367
White Alone Not Hispanic 17,859
Number of Races Reported
One Race 19,106
Two or More Races Reported542
Two Races526
Three Races16
Four Races0
Five Races0
Six Races0
18 Years and Over - Total Reported
Black or African American26
American Indian and Alaska Native860
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander11
Some Other Race72
18 Years and Over - Number of Races Reported
Two or More Races Reported293
Two Races290
Three Races3
Four Races0
Five Races0
Six Races0
Households - Units
Total Households 8,656
Households With Individuals Under 18 Years 2,174
Households With Individuals 65 Years and Over 2,920
Family Households
Family Households (Families) 5,281
With Own Children Under 18 Years 2,003
Married Couple Family 4,372
Married Couple Family - With Own Children Under 18 Years 1,463
Female householder No Husband Present 588
Female householder No Husband Present - With Own Children Under 18 Years 363
Nonfamily Households
Non Family Households 3,375
Householder Living Alone 3,026
Householder 65 Years and Over 2,778
Housing Occupancy
Total Housing Units 11,794
Occupied Housing Units 8,656
Owner Occupied 6,358
Renter Occupied 2,298
Vacant Housing Units 3,138
Vacant for Rent 234
Vacant for Sale 82
Vacant for Seasonal, Recreation or Occasional Use602
Housing Tenure
Total Owner Units Including Units for Sale6,440
Total Rental Units Including Units Vacant for Rent2,532
Population in Owner-Occupied Units14,514
Population in Rented Units4,475
IndustriesSenate District 17
Natural Resources
Energy Wells, Active
Coal bed methane0
Gas storage0
Energy Pipeline (1 or more miles)
Crude oil128
Liquefied petroleum gas0
Natural gas279
Refined product0
LibrariesSenate District 17
Library Type
LandSenate District 17
Land Ownership (square miles)
Local government30
Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks6
State trust land412
Other state land<1
US Bureau of Land Management1,237
US Fish and Wildlife Service63
US Forest Service<1
US National Park Service<1
Other federal land38
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 Transportation120
Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks19,260
Montana Land Reliance0
Mule Deer Foundation0
National Wildlife Federation0
Prickly Pear Land Trust0
Rattlesnake Land Trust0
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation0
Salish ad Kootenai Tribal Lands0
The Bighorn Institute0
The Conservation Fund0
The Nature Conservancy21,126
US Bureau of Reclamation0
US Dept of Agriculture9,244
US Fish and Wildlife Service118,113
US Forest Service0
US Government0
Vital Ground Foundation0
Land in Agricultural Use (acres)
Continuously cropped6
Hay (non-irrigated)45,100
Irrigated (hay or crop)91,517
Noncommercial forest4,565
WildlifeSenate District 17
Recreation Acres
Fishing access sites282
Fishing conservation areas0
State parks451
Wildlife conservation easements19,874
Wildlife protection areas0
Wildlife management areas7,543
Block Management (acres)
Block management (acres)730,556

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