Phillips County is located in north-central Montana. The County Seat is Malta and the largest city is Malta. The Official Web Site is located at http://phillipscountysheriff.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 4,192 and the 2010 census population was 4,253. The land area is 5,140.04 square miles and there are 0.8 persons per square mile.
86.8% of the population is White, 0.1% is Black or African American, 2.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 8.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 4.2% is two or more races. 91.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 15.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $86,600, there are 1,800 households, an average of 2.28 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,890, the median household income is $42,632, and 14% of the persons in Phillips County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 428. Retail sales (in $1000) were $34,033, and sales per capita were $8,612.
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