Montana's Poverty Report Card

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The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services partnered with Montana State University Extension has provided a detailed examination of poverty at the the State, County, and Reservation levels in Montana. 

The poverty indicators used in this project are a subset of the standard ones used for the United States in evaluating the extent of poverty, assessing needs, and measuring services and benefits targeted at low-income populations.

Contact Information:

George Haynes
Montana State University
Extension Economics 
P.O. Box 172800 
Bozeman, MT 59717-2800
Tel: (406) 994-5012
Fax: (406) 994-4838
Location: 210D Linfield Hall