Montana Demographic Data

Montana Demographic Summary

  • Population: 1,005,141
  • Area: 147,039.00 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 145,541.00 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 1,498.00 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 6.83 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 5,330.71 ft
  • Time Zone: Mountain Standard Time (GMT -7)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Montana Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
513,923
49.8%
50.8
Male
519,026
50.2%
49.2
Total Population
1,032,950
 
 

Montana Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
60,420
5.8% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
64,845
6.3% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
63,246
6.1% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
66,756
6.5% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
71,353
6.9% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
128,657
12.5% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
118,633
11.5% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
128,947
12.5% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
74,223
7.2% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
76,938
7.4% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
105,390
10.2% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
52,630
5.1% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
20,911
2.0% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
806,722
78.1%
77.1
Female
403,138
50.0%
51.4%
Male
403,584
50.0%
48.6%
21 Years and over
763,551
73.9%
72.9
62 Years and over
223,823
21.7%
18.3
65 Years and over
178,931
17.3%
14.9
Female
93,744
52.4%
55.9%
Male
85,187
47.6%
44.1%
Median Age (years)
40

Montana Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
1,005,780
97.4% 
96.9
White
918,701
88.9% 
73.1
Black or African American
4,725
0.5% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
65,106
6.3% 
0.8
Asian
9,071
0.9% 
5.4
Asian Indian
250
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
1,922
0.2% 
1.3
Filipino
1,303
0.1% 
0.9
Japanese
1,590
0.2% 
0.2
Korean
2,804
0.3% 
0.5
Vietnamese
331
0.0% 
0.5
Other Asian
871
0.1% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1,034
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
640
0.1% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
130
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
264
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
7,142
0.7% 
4.8
Two or More Races
27,170
2.6% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
37,302
3.6% 
17.6
Mexican
25,927
2.5% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
3,220
0.3% 
1.7
Cuban
1,073
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
7,082
0.7% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
995,647
96.4% 
82.4

Montana Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
14,391
2.0% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
31,182
4.4% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
222,399
31.5% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
161,387
22.8% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
60,796
8.6% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
144,135
20.4% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
72,039
10.2% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
45,573
6.4%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
660,756
93.5%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
216,174
30.6%
30.6

Montana Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
246,138
29.1%
33.5
Now Married
427,681
50.6%
47.5
Divorced
109,619
13.0%
11.0
Separated
9,869
1.2%
2.1
Widowed
51,131
6.1%
5.8

Montana Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
931,419
95.8%
78.5%
Languages other than english
41,110
4.2%
21.5%
Spanish
14,233
1.5%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
13,105
1.3%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
4,893
0.5%
3.5%
Other Languages
8,879
0.9%
1.0%

Montana Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
29,708
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
23,097
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
50,154
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
46,174
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
59,680
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
81,776
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
48,871
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
47,643
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
13,262
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
14,439
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
49,509
 
55,775
Per capita income
27,735
 
29,979

Montana Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
34,242
7.0%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
50,739
10.4%
9.8
Construction
45,581
9.3%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
118,442
24.2%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
26,248
5.4%
6.5
Information
9,067
1.9%
2.1
Manufacturing
20,210
4.1%
10.3
Other services except public administration
24,946
5.1%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
39,136
8.0%
11.3
Public administration
31,225
6.4%
4.6
Retail trade
55,990
11.4%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
22,500
4.6%
5.1
Wholesale trade
11,549
2.4%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
67,153
13.7%
9.0
Management, professional, and related occupations
186,486
38.1%
37.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
40,248
8.2%
12.3
Sales and office occupations
104,236
21.3%
23.6
Service occupations
91,752
18.7%
18.0

Montana Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
484,043
 
148,324,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
360,669
74.5%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
50,328
10.4%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
3,774
0.8%
5.2
Walked
27,183
5.6%
2.8
Other means
12,980
2.7%
1.8
Worked at home
29,109
6.0%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
18.0
 
26.0

Montana Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
22,431
5.4%
8.9
1 vehicles
115,407
27.8%
33.5
2 vehicles
159,458
38.4%
37.2
3 or more
117,508
28.3%
20.3

Montana Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
414,804
83.9%
87.7
Owner Occupied
276,490
66.7%
63.0
Renter Occupied
138,314
33.3%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
79,418
16.1%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
5
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Montana Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
494,222
1 room
14,503
2.9%
2.3
2 rooms
15,084
3.1%
2.5
3 rooms
43,589
8.8%
9.0
4 rooms
88,784
18.0%
16.6
5 rooms
97,059
19.6%
20.0
6 rooms
75,107
15.2%
17.9
7 rooms
53,851
10.9%
12.1
8 rooms
43,651
8.8%
8.5
9 rooms or more
62,594
12.7%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Montana Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
494,222
134,794,000
1-unit, detached
339,405
68.7%
61.4
1-unit, attached
16,541
3.3%
5.8
2-units
16,615
3.4%
3.7
3 or 4 units
18,737
3.8%
4.5
5 to 9 units
13,873
2.8%
4.8
10 to 19 units
12,033
2.4%
4.6
20 or more units
18,059
3.7%
8.8
Mobile home
57,930
11.7%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
1,029
0.2%
0.1

Montana Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
69,653
14.1%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
24,106
4.9%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
47,886
9.7%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
42,945
8.7%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
95,615
19.3%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
52,591
10.6%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
66,780
13.5%
14.0%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Montana Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
224,376
54.1%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
49,552
11.9%
4.7
Electricity
98,131
23.7%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
4,243
1.0%
5.1
Coal or coke
541
0.1%
0.1
Wood
32,691
7.9%
2.0
Solar energy
310
0.1%
0.1
Other fuel
3,351
0.8%
0.5
No fuel used
1,609
0.4%
1.2

Montana Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
156,863
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
2,854
1.8%
11.0%
$2,500 to $2,999
4,857
3.1%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
4,876
3.1%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
12,764
8.1%
4.1%
$1,500 to 1,999
33,557
21.4%
$500 to $999
38,677
24.7%
42.7%
$1,000 to 1,499
59,278
37.8%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
64,846
41.6%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
26,428
16.9%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
18,533
11.9%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
11,201
7.2%
7.3%
35.0% or more
34,959
22.4%
22.3%
Not Computed
896
NR
NR

Montana Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
125,560 
 
41,410,200 
$1,000 to $1,499
23,673
18.9%
27.9%
$1,500 to $1,999
4,601
3.7%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
1,289
1.0%
4.1%
$2,500 to $2,999
418
0.3%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
426
0.3%
1.5%
$500 to $999
69,720
55.5%
42.7%
Less than $500
25,433
20.3%
11.0%
No Cash Rent
12,754
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
763
NR
959
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
19,533
15.8%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
16,616
13.5%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
17,067
13.8%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
14,137
11.5%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
10,381
8.4%
9.2%
35.0% or more
45,623
37.0%
41.4%
Not Computed
14,957
NR
NR

Montana Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
276,490
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
25,771
9.3%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
24,119
8.7%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
31,729
11.5%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
48,460
17.5%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
75,411
27.3%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
47,754
17.3%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
18,375
6.6%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
4,871
1.8%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
209,500
 
194,500
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