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
516,497
49.5%
50.8
Male
526,023
50.5%
49.2
Total Population
1,042,520
 
 

Montana Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
61,143
5.9% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
63,475
6.1% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
65,609
6.3% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
65,750
6.3% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
73,927
7.1% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
126,836
12.2% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
120,268
11.5% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
127,833
12.3% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
77,803
7.5% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
75,995
7.3% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
109,577
10.5% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
52,382
5.0% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
21,922
2.1% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
813,846
78.1%
77.2
Female
407,202
50.0%
51.3%
Male
406,644
50.0%
48.7%
21 Years and over
771,118
74.0%
73.1
62 Years and over
229,187
22.0%
18.8
65 Years and over
183,881
17.6%
15.2
Female
96,114
52.3%
55.8%
Male
87,767
47.7%
44.2%
Median Age (years)
40
0.0%
0.0

Montana Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
1,010,300
96.9% 
96.8
White
927,374
89.0% 
72.6
Black or African American
3,949
0.4% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
66,231
6.4% 
0.8
Asian
8,432
0.8% 
5.4
Asian Indian
388
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
2,514
0.2% 
1.3
Filipino
1,986
0.2% 
0.9
Japanese
880
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
717
0.1% 
0.4
Vietnamese
829
0.1% 
0.6
Other Asian
1,118
0.1% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
578
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
3,738
0.4% 
5.1
Two or More Races
32,218
3.1% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
37,090
3.6% 
17.8
Mexican
26,618
2.6% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
2,409
0.2% 
1.7
Cuban
948
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
7,115
0.7% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
1,005,430
96.4% 
82.2

Montana Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
13,453
1.9% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
37,785
5.3% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
206,415
29.0% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
168,223
23.6% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
66,134
9.3% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
148,944
20.9% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
71,662
10.1% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
51,238
7.2%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
661,378
92.9%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
220,606
31.0%
31.2

Montana Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
248,980
29.2%
33.7
Now Married
440,100
51.6%
47.5
Divorced
105,525
12.4%
11.0
Separated
9,524
1.1%
2.0
Widowed
48,164
5.7%
5.8

Montana Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
944,993
96.3%
78.4%
Languages other than english
36,384
3.7%
21.6%
Spanish
11,691
1.2%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
11,948
1.2%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
4,137
0.4%
3.5%
Other Languages
8,608
0.9%
1.1%

Montana Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
26,734
6.4%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
24,786
6.0%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
44,523
10.7%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
47,017
11.3%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
64,889
15.6%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
77,482
18.6%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
50,902
12.2%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
48,525
11.7%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
15,669
3.8%
5.8
$200,000 or more
15,598
3.7%
6.4
Median household income
50,027
 
57,617
Per capita income
28,933
 
31,128

Montana Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
32,422
6.4%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
61,623
12.2%
9.8
Construction
42,296
8.4%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
117,124
23.2%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
28,096
5.6%
6.6
Information
8,859
1.8%
2.1
Manufacturing
21,685
4.3%
10.1
Other services except public administration
23,834
4.7%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
41,735
8.3%
11.4
Public administration
28,064
5.6%
4.6
Retail trade
59,818
11.9%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
24,833
4.9%
5.2
Wholesale trade
13,461
2.7%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
59,998
11.9%
8.8
Management, professional, and related occupations
182,781
36.3%
37.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
50,414
10.0%
12.2
Sales and office occupations
109,008
21.6%
23.3
Service occupations
101,649
20.2%
18.1

Montana Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
496,311
 
150,377,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
377,028
76.0%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
45,455
9.2%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
3,352
0.7%
5.1
Walked
28,169
5.7%
2.7
Other means
10,726
2.2%
1.8
Worked at home
31,581
6.4%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
17.5
 
26.6

Montana Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
21,170
5.1%
8.7
1 vehicles
113,441
27.3%
33.2
2 vehicles
150,584
36.2%
37.1
3 or more
130,930
31.5%
21.0

Montana Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
416,125
83.6%
87.6
Owner Occupied
282,995
68.0%
63.1
Renter Occupied
133,130
32.0%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
81,624
16.4%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy rate
1
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.5
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.3
0.0%
2.5

Montana Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
497,749
1 room
16,182
3.3%
2.4
2 rooms
16,423
3.3%
2.7
3 rooms
47,673
9.6%
9.1
4 rooms
85,088
17.1%
16.5
5 rooms
94,004
18.9%
19.8
6 rooms
72,961
14.7%
17.8
7 rooms
53,470
10.7%
12.0
8 rooms
42,137
8.5%
8.6
9 rooms or more
69,811
14.0%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

Montana Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
497,749
135,703,000
1-unit, detached
345,631
69.4%
61.5
1-unit, attached
18,861
3.8%
5.9
2-units
13,783
2.8%
3.6
3 or 4 units
22,683
4.6%
4.4
5 to 9 units
12,664
2.5%
4.8
10 to 19 units
10,179
2.0%
4.4
20 or more units
20,998
4.2%
9.0
Mobile home
52,341
10.5%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
609
0.1%
0.1

Montana Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
72,064
14.5%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
25,184
5.1%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
47,160
9.5%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
39,871
8.0%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
85,940
17.3%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
57,856
11.6%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
67,320
13.5%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Montana Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
218,417
52.5%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
47,891
11.5%
4.7
Electricity
104,012
25.0%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
4,364
1.0%
4.8
Coal or coke
649
0.2%
0.1
Wood
33,708
8.1%
1.9
Solar energy
244
0.1%
0.1
Other fuel
5,354
1.3%
0.5
No fuel used
1,486
0.4%
1.1

Montana Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
160,134
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
3,330
2.1%
10.7%
$2,500 to $2,999
5,433
3.4%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
5,692
3.6%
1.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
14,876
9.3%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
35,125
21.9%
11.9%
$500 to $999
38,182
23.8%
41.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
57,496
35.9%
28.3%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
67,521
42.4%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
25,172
15.8%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
19,089
12.0%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
11,710
7.4%
7.0%
35.0% or more
35,821
22.5%
21.3%
Not Computed
821
0.0%
0.0%

Montana Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
120,429 
 
41,631,300 
$1,000 to $1,499
23,948
19.9%
28.3%
$1,500 to $1,999
4,024
3.3%
11.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
918
0.8%
4.4%
$2,500 to $2,999
388
0.3%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
150
0.1%
1.8%
$500 to $999
67,661
56.2%
41.0%
Less than $500
23,340
19.4%
10.7%
No Cash Rent
12,701
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
741
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
20,462
17.2%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
16,323
13.7%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
16,098
13.5%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
14,405
12.1%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
10,925
9.2%
9.0%
35.0% or more
41,036
34.4%
40.7%
Not Computed
13,881
0.0%
0.0%

Montana Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
282,995
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
23,731
8.4%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
26,772
9.5%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
31,621
11.2%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
44,305
15.7%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
74,904
26.5%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
56,721
20.0%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
19,707
7.0%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
5,234
1.8%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
217,200
 
205,000
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