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Prairie County Community Church Terry Montana c1940sAmerica's Loneliest Counties

Stories and Stats from The Least Populated Most Remote Rural Counties in the US


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Prairie County, Montana
Seat: Terry

The population of Prairie County, Montana remained steady in 2013 keeping a total 1179 people living in 673 homes and apartments spread across 1737 square miles. Prairie County is number 42 in our list of least populated counties in the US.


People who live in Prairie County have an annual income of $19677 which is $5325 less than the statewide average for Montana. The average per capita income nationwide is $28051. Prairie County ranks number 118 for highest income in sparsely populated counties.


Homes are cheap here with the median value of a home being $76500 compared to $181400 nationwide. 85.5% of housing units in Prairie County are occupied by their owners.


The US Census Bureau reports 1.7% of the county's residents are foreign immigrants who have settled in one of the most remote places in America.

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