Cascade County, Montana Population 2019

Cascade County, Montana's estimated population is 81,604 with a growth rate of 0.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cascade County, Montana is the 5th largest county in Montana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201881,643390.05%
201781,604680.08%
201681,536-351-0.43%
201581,887-171-0.21%
201482,058-131-0.16%
201382,1895780.71%
201281,611-83-0.10%
201181,6941930.24%
201081,5013,8104.90%
199077,691-3,005-3.72%
198080,696-1,108-1.35%
197081,8048,38611.42%
196073,41820,39138.45%
195053,02711,02826.26%
194041,9998532.07%
193041,1462,3105.95%
192038,83610,00334.69%
191028,8333,05611.86%
190025,77717,022194.43%
18908,7550.00%

How Many People Live in Cascade County, Montana?

81,604

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White72,37588.46%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,8304.68%
Two or More Races3,0733.76%
Black or African American1,0971.34%
Asian7340.90%
Some Other Race6320.77%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander750.09%

Cascade County, Montana Population Pyramid 2019

Cascade County, Montana Median Age

38.4


Total

36.5


Male

40


Female

Cascade County, Montana Adults

There are 63,419 adults, (14,237 of whom are seniors) in Cascade County, Montana.

Cascade County, Montana Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Cascade County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

40,557

49.57%

Male

41,259

50.43%

Cascade County, Montana Households and Families

Cascade County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cascade County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.1%19.9%
All65.6%34.4%
Non Family53.1%46.9%
Female49.4%50.6%
Male49.4%50.6%

65.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All34,3832.365.6
Married16,6262.9680.1
Non Family12,8881.2153.1
Female3,3433.0149.4
Male1,5262.8649.4

2.89

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cascade County, Montana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2842.32%
9th to 12th Grade3,1935.77%
High School Graduate17,23531.15%
Some College13,23223.91%
Associates Degree5,2739.53%
Bachelors Degree10,12018.29%
Graduate Degree4,9949.03%

Cascade County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White49,34445,84013,989
Native American2,1361,606215
Hispanic1,5601,251351
Multiple Races1,3231,227223
Asian600539191
Black579555191
Other Race30823777
Islander49293

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 95.85%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 32.99%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,605$38,753$27,363
Less Than High School$18,102$18,181$17,981
High School Grad$25,754$31,281$21,258
Some College$31,573$37,692$25,520
Bachelors Degree$40,166$48,311$33,666
Graduate Degree$58,146$71,778$47,556

$32,605

Average Earnings

$38,753

Average Male

$27,363

Average Female

Cascade County, Montana Language

Cascade County, Montana Language by Age

Cascade County, Montana Language

96.53% of Cascade County, Montana residents speak only English, while 3.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.31% of the population.

Cascade County, Montana Poverty

Cascade County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White68,7697,75911.28%
Native3,4991,42240.64%
Hispanic3,24576023.42%
Multiple2,97051117.21%
Asian69412618.16%
Black92511812.76%
Other59910818.03%
Islander631422.22%

13.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.59%

Male Poverty Rate

14.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cascade County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cascade County, Montana is Native, with 40.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cascade County, Montana is White, with 11.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.52%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.22%
High School12.16%
Some College10.81%
Bachelors or Greater4.29%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed24.17%
Female Unemployed20.61%
Female Employed8.18%
Male Employed6.55%

Cascade County, Montana Income

Cascade County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,827$65,802
Families$61,464$80,646
Married Families$71,298$91,833
Non Families$26,602$38,995

Cascade County, Montana Marital Status

Cascade County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Cascade County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

Cascade 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 35-44.

Cascade County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Cascade County, Montana Veterans

9,045

Number of Veterans

7,817

Male Veterans

1,228

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,719
Second Gulf War2,709
First Gulf War2,179
Korea824
World War II239
Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,355
65 to 741,940
75+1,658
55 to 641,553
18 to 341,539

Cascade County, Montana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,30915.12%
Hispanic30115.51%
2 or More23714.04%
Indian2299.16%
Black15928.49%
Asian7612.54%
Other327.21%
Hawaiian34.00%

Cascade County, Montana Veterans by Education

7.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cascade County, Montana Employment Status

63.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.6%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Cascade 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

56.96%

Born in Montana

97.78%

Native Born

2.22%

Foreign Born

0.86%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.78% of Cascade County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 56.96% having been born in Montana. 0.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Population of Cities in Cascade County, Montana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Great Falls5910359178750.13%
Cascade68568830.44%
Belt597588-9-1.51%
Neihart5150-1-1.96%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990