Rosebud County is located in south-central Montana. The County Seat is Forsyth and the largest city is Colstrip. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.rosebudcountymt.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 9,326 and the 2010 census population was 9,235. The land area is 5,010.40 square miles and there are 1.8 persons per square mile.
60.4% of the population is White, 0.3% is Black or African American, 4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 35.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 3% is two or more races. 89.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 22.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $110,900, there are 3,268 households, an average of 2.82 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,229, the median household income is $48,789, and 17.3% of the persons in Rosebud County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 747. Retail sales (in $1000) were $53,358, and sales per capita were $5,847. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 19.9%.
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