Silver Bow County is located in west-central Montana. The County Seat is Butte and the largest city is Butte. The Official Web Site is located at http://co.silverbow.mt.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 34,680 and the 2010 census population was 34,204. The land area is 718.48 square miles and there are 47.6 persons per square mile.
94.6% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 2.1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.1% is two or more races. 90.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 22.2% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $121,900, there are 15,042 households, an average of 2.21 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,562, the median household income is $38,659, and 19.1% of the persons in Silver Bow County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,754. Retail sales (in $1000) were $504,698, and sales per capita were $15,486. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 24.5%.
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