Powder River County is located in southeastern Montana. The County Seat is Broadus and the largest city is Broadus. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.prco.mt.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 1,783 and the 2010 census population was 1,743. The land area is 3,297.30 square miles and there are 0.5 persons per square mile.
95.9% of the population is White, 0.1% is Black or African American, 1.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.8% is two or more races. 93.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 19.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $105,200, there are 720 households, an average of 2.26 persons per household. The per capita income is $28,528, the median household income is $46,250, and 9.2% of the persons in Powder River County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 190. Retail sales (in $1000) were $13,808, and sales per capita were $8,108.
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