Carter County is located in southeastern Montana. The County Seat is Ekalaka and the largest city is Ekalaka. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.cartercountymt.info/. The 2014 population estimate is 1,169 and the 2010 census population was 1,160. The land area is 3,340.75 square miles and there are 0.3 persons per square mile.
98.4% of the population is White, 0.1% is Black or African American, 0.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.1% is Asian, 0.9% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.5% is two or more races. 92.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $82,400, there are 495 households, an average of 2.46 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,921, the median household income is $39,659, and 13.7% of the persons in Carter County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was unavailable. Retail sales (in $1000) were $11,929, and sales per capita were $9,667.
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