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The 2000 Census showed that Daniels County had a population of 2,017 people. This represented 0.22% of the total population of Montana, making it the state's 46th most populous county (out of 56 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Daniels had a population of 1,703 people. This is a decrease of 15.57% since the 2000 Census.

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20101,751-13.19%+2.82% since 2009
20091,703-15.57%+0.89% since 2008
20081,688-16.31%+0.36% since 2007
20071,682-16.61%-2.77% since 2006
20061,730-14.23%-2.2% since 2005
20051,769-12.3%-1.45% since 2004
20041,795-11.01%-4.27% since 2003
20031,875-7.04%-1.88% since 2002
20021,911-5.26%-4.55% since 2001
20012,002-0.74%-0.74% since 2000
20002,017The Last Census

Daniels County had 1,154 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Daniels County has a total area<3> of 1,426 square miles [3,694 km²]. Of this total, only a minor amount of that area is covered by water (0.43 square miles [1.12 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Daniels County had a population density of 1.41 people per square mile [0.55 people/km²], making it the state's 43rd most densely populated county (out of 56 counties).

US Census QuickFacts

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information that are called QuickFacts. A QuickFact that is specific to Daniels County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Daniels and the state of Montana.

Click here for the Daniels County QuickFact (QF-30019).

Below are the counties that adjoin and form the boundaries of Daniels County. A link to their specific Census QuickFact has been provided.

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
RooseveltQF-30085   SE10,30310,620-2.98%
SheridanQF-30091   E3,2434,105-21%
ValleyQF-30105   SW6,7717,675-11.78%

The Canadian Province of Saskatchewan lies to the north.

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Daniels. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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