Carbon County, Montana Population 2019

Carbon County, Montana's estimated population is 10,691 with a growth rate of 1.96% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Carbon County, Montana is the 21st largest county in Montana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201810,714230.22%
201710,6912061.96%
201610,485820.79%
201510,403-35-0.34%
201410,4381020.99%
201310,3361951.92%
201210,141530.53%
201110,088250.25%
201010,0631,98324.54%
19908,080-19-0.23%
19808,0991,01914.39%
19707,080-1,237-14.87%
19608,317-1,924-18.79%
195010,241-1,624-13.69%
194011,865-706-5.62%
193012,571-2,708-17.72%
192015,2791,3179.43%
191013,9626,42985.34%
19007,5330.00%

How Many People Live in Carbon County, Montana?

10,691

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,14796.95%
Two or More Races1411.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native960.92%
Some Other Race290.28%
Asian290.28%
Black or African American240.23%

Carbon County, Montana Population Pyramid 2019

Carbon County, Montana Median Age

50


Total

50


Male

49.9


Female

Carbon County, Montana Adults

There are 8,555 adults, (2,479 of whom are seniors) in Carbon County, Montana.

Carbon County, Montana Age Dependency

72.3

Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Carbon County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

5,195

49.64%

Male

5,271

50.36%

Carbon County, Montana Households and Families

Carbon County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Carbon County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.6%12.4%
All79%21%
Non Family70.5%29.5%
Male68.3%31.7%
Female64.2%35.8%

79.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,5652.2779
Married2,4032.8387.6
Non Family1,7001.1970.5
Female2603.2964.2
Male2023.3568.3

2.86

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Carbon County, Montana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1531.92%
9th to 12th Grade3384.23%
High School Graduate2,22927.91%
Some College2,12926.66%
Associates Degree6508.14%
Bachelors Degree1,68021.04%
Graduate Degree80710.11%

Carbon County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,5857,1272,413
Hispanic17715819
Multiple Races949311
Native American867422
Asian292922
Black2423

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.86%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,063$47,027$24,845
Less Than High School$35,469$38,906$
High School Grad$27,411$37,212$23,345
Some College$30,525$46,655$22,056
Bachelors Degree$44,231$46,071$43,036
Graduate Degree$51,750$74,408$32,763

$35,063

Average Earnings

$47,027

Average Male

$24,845

Average Female

Carbon County, Montana Language

Carbon County, Montana Language by Age

Carbon County, Montana Language

95.12% of Carbon County, Montana residents speak only English, while 4.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.57% of the population.

Carbon County, Montana Poverty

Carbon County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,8259629.79%
Native942526.60%
Hispanic248228.87%
Multiple1412215.60%

9.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.47%

Male Poverty Rate

11.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carbon County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carbon County, Montana is Native, with 26.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carbon County, Montana is Hispanic, with 8.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.09%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.03%
High School11.54%
Some College10.80%
Bachelors or Greater6.02%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.58%
Male Unemployed7.69%
Female Employed6.19%
Male Employed3.30%

Carbon County, Montana Income

Carbon County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,988$69,600
Families$73,071$83,234
Married Families$76,776-
Non Families$31,126$45,177

Carbon County, Montana Marital Status

Carbon County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Carbon County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

Carbon County, Montana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Carbon County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Carbon County, Montana Veterans

1,126

Number of Veterans

1,029

Male Veterans

97

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam448
Second Gulf War167
First Gulf War127
Korea117
World War II67

Carbon County, Montana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,09913.24%
Indian1922.09%
Hispanic158.47%
2 or More88.16%

Carbon County, Montana Veterans by Education

6.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carbon County, Montana Employment Status

60.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Carbon County, Montana Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

53.09%

Born in Montana

98.75%

Native Born

1.25%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.75% of Carbon County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 53.09% having been born in Montana. 0.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Population of Cities in Carbon County, Montana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Red Lodge211922371185.57%
Bridger707732253.54%
Joliet5816405910.15%
Fromberg43944561.37%
Bearcreek798456.33%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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