Beaverhead County is located in southwestern Montana. The County Seat is Dillon and the largest city is Dillon. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.beaverheadcounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 9,345 and the 2010 census population was 9,246. The land area is 5,541.62 square miles and there are 1.7 persons per square mile.
94.9% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 3.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 1.8% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.4% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.7% is two or more races. 93.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 27.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $173,400, there are 4,110 households, an average of 2.11 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,872, the median household income is $41,614, and 15.1% of the persons in Beaverhead County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,324. Retail sales (in $1000) were $122,910, and sales per capita were $13,877.
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