Cooke City-Silver Gate
is a census-designated place
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(CDP) in Park County
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, United States
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. The population was 140 at the 2000 census.
Cooke City-Silver Gate is located at 45°1′3"N 109°56′19"W (45.017378, -109.938599).
According to the United States Census Bureau
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, the CDP has a total area of 10 square miles (25.9 km²), all of it land.
Record High 48 68 58 72 80 88 90 87 85 75 59 47
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average High 23 30 37 44 54 64 72 72 61 49 31 23
Average Low 2 4 10 17 26 32 37 36 29 22 11 2
Record Low -41 -43 -26 -18 2 20 22 20 3 -13 -23 -40
As of the census
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of 2000, there were 140 people, 79 households, and 27 families residing in the CDP. The population density
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was 14.0 people per square mile (5.4/km²). There were 247 housing units at an average density of 24.7 per square mile (9.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.86% White, 0.71% African American, 0.71% Native American, and 0.71% from two or more races.
There were 79 households out of which 11.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 29.1% were married couples
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living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 65.8% were non-families. 40.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.77 and the average family size was 2.44.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 8.6% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 42.1% from 25 to 44, 35.0% from 45 to 64, and 10.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 122.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.3 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $25,000, and the median income for a family was $50,625. Males had a median income of $38,125 versus $17,813 for females. The per capita income
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for the CDP was $31,618. There were 7.4% of families and 15.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including 18.2% of under eighteens and 10.5% of those over 64.