Dawson County is located in east-central Montana. The County Seat is Glendive and the largest city is Glendive. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.dawsoncountymontana.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 9,518 and the 2010 census population was 8,963. The land area is 2,371.87 square miles and there are 3.8 persons per square mile.
95.1% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 2.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 2.1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.9% is two or more races. 89.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 18.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $122,200, there are 3,885 households, an average of 2.21 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,126, the median household income is $50,405, and 16% of the persons in Dawson County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 521. Retail sales (in $1000) were $118,284, and sales per capita were $13,784.
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