Sanders County is located in northwestern Montana. The County Seat is Thompson Falls and the largest city is Thompson Falls. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.sanders.mt.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 11,364 and the 2010 census population was 11,413. The land area is 2,760.52 square miles and there are 4.1 persons per square mile.
92.1% of the population is White, 0.3% is Black or African American, 2.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 4.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.8% is two or more races. 87.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $166,500, there are 5,149 households, an average of 2.17 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,188, the median household income is $32,881, and 22% of the persons in Sanders County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,621. Retail sales (in $1000) were $82,124, and sales per capita were $7,460.
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