Montana PopulationMontana (abbreviation is 'MT') is the state in the northwest of the United States, borders Wyoming to the south, North Dakota and South Dakota to the east, Idaho to the west, Alberta (province of Canada) and Saskatchewan to the north. Montana population in 2023 is expected to be 1.124 million and 43rd populous state and eighth least populous in the US. Montana population increased by 38,670 people since from the last census of 2020. Its area is 147,040 square miles (380,800 sq km), fourth largest by area rank. Montana capital is Helena and Billings is the largest and most populous city. Montana is the largest landlocked state in the US. The name Montana has a Spanish origin and often called Big Sky and The Treasure State.
- Population by Race
- Top Cities of Montana
- Population Pyramid
- Counties of Montana
July 1, 2020
Montana Population by Race
According to 2017 demographics estimates population of Montana by race are: 89% are White Americans, followed by 6.5% are American Indian and Alaska Natives, 0.43% are Black Americans, 0.72% are Asians.
White population in Montana are 916,664, percentage wise 89.01 percent are whites. Whites, also called White Americans or European American, having origins in the original peoples of Europe (numbers include hispanic whites).
Black population in Montana are 4,438, percentage wise 0.43 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Montana, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.
Asian population in Montana are 7,448, percentage wise 0.72 percent are asians, out of these 319 are Asian Indians, 1,775 are Chinese, 1,611 are Filipinos, 872 are Japanese, 1,310 are Korean, 389 are Vietnamese and 1,172 are other Asian nationals.
Hispanic population in Montana are 36,626. Percentage wise 3.56 percent are hispanics, out of these 26,230 are Mexican people, 2,387 are Puerto Ricans, 827 are Cubans, and 7,182 are other Hispanic or Latinos. Hispanics may be of any race, included in applicable race categories.
American Natives are 512 are Navajo tribals, 5066 are Sioux tribals, 3,37 are Chippewa tribals and 567 are Cherokee tribal groups, 268 are Native Hawaiians, 74 are Guamanian/Chamorro and 116 are Samoans.
|Black or African American||4,438||0.43%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||66,865||6.493%|
|Cherokee tribal grouping||567||0.055%|
|Chippewa tribal grouping||3,037||0.295%|
|Navajo tribal grouping||512||0.050%|
|Sioux tribal grouping||5,066||0.492%|
|Other Asian Population||1,172|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||571||0.06%|
|Guamanian or Chamorro||74||0.007%|
|Other Pacific Islander||113|
|Some other race||5,492|
|Hispanic or Latino||36,626||3.56%|
|Other Hispanic or Latino||7,182|
Top Cities of Montana
The top populated cities of Montana are Billings, Missoula and Great Falls.
Montana population pyramid chart according to 2021 census estimates.
Montana Population by Age
According to 2019 US population estimates, population of Montana by age is 1,029,862, out of these 517,860 are male, 512,002 are female, The sex ratio of Montana is 1,011. The Montana population by age are, under 15 years is 188,379, 15 years and over is 841,483, 30 years and over is 639,298, 65 years and over is 176,138 and 85 years and over is 20,855. 50.28 percent are male, 49.72 percent are female, 18.29 percent are under 15 years old, 81.71 percent are 15 years and over, 62.08 percent are 30 years and over, 17.10 percent are 65 years and over, 2.03 percent are 85 years and over.
Languages spoken in MT
|Speak only English||930,797||96.09|
Below are the Montana Education level stats of High school and University students.
|Population 18 to 24 years||99,785||52,291||47,494|
|Less than high school graduate||13,356||7,688||5,668|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||34,311||19,516||14,795|
|Some college or associates degree||44,699||22,248||22,451|
|Bachelors degree or higher||7,419||2,839||4,580|
|Population 25 years and over||703,919||349,271||354,648|
|Less than 9th grade||14,526||8,091||6,435|
|9th to 12th grade, no diploma||34,918||18,267||16,651|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||206,323||107,285||99,038|
|Some college, no degree||170,126||83,554||86,572|
|Graduate or professional degree||71,219||35,054||36,165|
|High school graduate or higher||593,295||293,631||299,664|
|Bachelors degree or higher||202,868||98,426||104,442|
|Black or African||2,644||1,803||841|
|High school graduate or higher||2,309||1,583||726|
|Bachelors degree or higher||635||405||230|
|American Indian or Alaska Native alone||35,939||17,479||18,460|
|High school graduate or higher||30,323||14,523||15,800|
|Bachelors degree or higher||4,693||1,911||2,782|
|High school graduate or higher||4,332||1,409||2,923|
|Bachelors degree or higher||2,247||780||1,467|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||382||204||178|
|High school graduate or higher||291||162||129|
|Bachelors degree or higher||35||20||15|
|Hispanic or Latino Origin||17,652||8,919||8,733|
|High school graduate or higher||14,552||7,068||7,484|
|Bachelors degree or higher||3,316||1,322||1,994|
|Total civilian non-institutionalized population||138,205|
|Black or African American||306|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone||8,553|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||39|
|Some other race||712|
|With a hearing difficulty||49,510|
|With a vision difficulty||21,844|
|With a cognitive difficulty||47,715|
|With an ambulatory difficulty||66,524|
|With a self-care difficulty||22,363|
|With an independent living difficulty||41,631|
Counties of Montana
|County||Population 2017||Population 2018||% Change||Rank 2017||Rank 2018|
|Big Horn County||13,444||13,338||-0.8||14||14|
|Deer Lodge County||9,093||9,131||0.4||25||24|
|Golden Valley County||820||826||0.7||54||54|
|Judith Basin County||1,949||1,952||0.2||45||45|
|Lewis and Clark County||67,849||68,700||1.3||6||6|
|Powder River County||1,744||1,716||-1.6||47||48|
|Silver Bow County||34,915||34,993||0.2||8||8|
|Sweet Grass County||3,683||3,710||0.7||39||39|
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