MT

National Population : 333,590,059
Montana State Population : 915,696

About Fort Benton, MT

Fort Benton, MT is located in Chouteau County in the state of Montana.

The total City Population for Fort Benton is about 1,432 with about 241 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 1,789.

The Average Home Value is $155,900.00, which is roughly 7% lower than the Average Home Value of $167,602.00 for the state of Montana, and roughly 17% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $42,379.00, which is roughly 13% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $48,647.00 for the state of Montana, and roughly 26% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Fort Benton is about 5.5%.

Montana is ranked #27 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 43.99 out of 100.

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Voting

Chouteau County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 47.6% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 63.78%
Democratic: 33.42%
Libertarian: 2.8%


Nearby Locations

Shonkin, MT (13.95 mi.)
Highwood, MT (13.95 mi.)
Carter, MT (15.42 mi.)
Loma, MT (18.18 mi.)
Square Butte, MT (23.95 mi.)
Geraldine, MT (23.95 mi.)
Floweree, MT (26.97 mi.)
Malmstrom AFB, MT (32.43 mi.)
Belt, MT (32.80 mi.)
Big Sandy, MT (34.23 mi.)
Great Falls, MT (35.81 mi.)
Black Eagle, MT (35.96 mi.)
Tracy, MT (37.26 mi.)
Sand Coulee, MT (37.26 mi.)
Power, MT (39.33 mi.)
Raynesford, MT (39.44 mi.)
Coffee Creek, MT (42.36 mi.)
Geyser, MT (42.84 mi.)
Stockett, MT (45.87 mi.)
Vaughn, MT (47.19 mi.)
Brady, MT (47.86 mi.)
Dutton, MT (48.17 mi.)
Denton, MT (48.20 mi.)
Chester, MT (49.60 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 59442
Latitude : 47.910484
Longitude : -110.732658
TimeZone : Mountain (GMT -07:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : West
Average Elevation : 2895 ft.
Area Code(s) : 406

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.13
Male Population Estimate : 48.18%
Female Population Estimate : 51.82%
Median Age : 51.0
Male Median Age : 49.8
Female Median Age : 52.0

White Population Estimate : 99.16%
Black Population Estimate : 0.45%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 0.61%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.45%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.06%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.57%
Other Population Estimate : 0.11%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Fort Benton specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Chouteau County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Chouteau County: About 103 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2018)

Chouteau County is about 64% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.