Broadwater County is located in west-central Montana. The County Seat is Townsend and the largest city is Townsend. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.townsendmt.com/chd_sec4pg1.asp. The 2014 population estimate is 5,667 and the 2010 census population was 5,615. The land area is 1,192.54 square miles and there are 4.7 persons per square mile.
96.3% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 2.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 1.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.5% is two or more races. 89.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 19.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $174,000, there are 2,421 households, an average of 2.32 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,270, the median household income is $45,932, and 10.5% of the persons in Broadwater County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 660. Retail sales (in $1000) were $59,235, and sales per capita were $12,928.
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