Custer County, Montana Population 2018

Custer County, Montana's estimated population is 11,721 with a growth rate of -2.16% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Custer County, Montana is the 16th largest county in Montana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201711,721-259-2.16%
201611,9801591.35%
201611,821-248-2.05%
201512,069670.56%
201412,0021381.16%
201311,864690.58%
201211,795400.34%
201111,755630.54%
201011,692-5-0.04%
199011,697-1,412-10.77%
198013,1099357.68%
197012,174-1,053-7.96%
196013,2275664.47%
195012,6612,23921.48%
194010,422-820-7.29%
193011,242-952-7.81%
192012,194-1,929-13.66%
191014,1236,23278.98%
19007,8912,58348.66%
18905,3082,798111.47%
18802,5102,4726505.26%
1870380.00%

Custer County, Montana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White11,326
American Indian and Alaska Native307
Two or More Races202
Some Other Race57
Asian45
Black or African American43

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Custer County, Montana Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Custer County, Montana Median Age

40.7


Total

39


Male

42.1


Female

Custer County, Montana Adults

There are 9,368 adults, (2,216 of which are seniors) in Custer County, Montana.

Custer County, Montana Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Custer County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

5,981

49.92%

Male

5,999

50.08%

Custer County, Montana Households and Families

Custer County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Custer County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84%16%
All69.6%30.4%
Male67.4%32.6%
Female54.9%45.1%
Non Family53.9%46.1%

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Custer County, Montana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8722.3769.6
Married2,4463.0584
Non Family1,8091.2253.9
Female4303.0354.9
Male1873.0167.4

2.94

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Custer County, Montana Households

Custer County, Montana Education

Custer County, Montana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2492.99%
9th to 12th Grade4665.60%
High School Graduate2,53630.49%
Some College2,30827.75%
Associates Degree1,10713.31%
Bachelors Degree1,25415.08%
Graduate Degree3974.77%

Custer County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,9037,2681,606
Hispanic17115727
Multiple Races1309211
Native American84586
Other Race4848
Asian33315

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 20.32%.

Custer County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,700$40,175$27,411
Less Than High School$22,759$25,357$20,000
High School Grad$26,778$37,165$21,190
Some College$30,599$38,690$26,487
Bachelors Degree$41,750$46,667$38,804
Graduate Degree$48,462$52,857$42,143

$31,700

Average Earnings

$40,175

Average Male

$27,411

Average Female

Custer County, Montana Language

Custer County, Montana Language by Age

Custer County, Montana Language

97.67% of Custer County, Montana residents speak only English, while 2.33% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.14% of the population.

Custer County, Montana Poverty

Custer County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,7551,14710.66%
Native2155726.51%
Black3535100.00%
Multiple1763017.05%
Asian452044.44%
Hispanic344154.36%

11.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.77%

Male Poverty Rate

12.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Custer County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Custer County, Montana is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Custer County, Montana is Hispanic, with 4.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.56%.

Custer County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.49%
High School14.81%
Some College8.76%
Bachelors or Greater3.62%

Custer County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed32.41%
Female Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed5.76%
Male Employed4.62%

Custer County, Montana Income

Custer County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,146$62,681
Families$67,948$78,048
Married Families$73,750$
Non Families$25,662$34,494

Custer County, Montana Marital Status

Custer County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Custer County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

Custer County, Montana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Custer County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Custer County, Montana Veterans

Custer County, Montana Veterans by War

1,030

Number of Veterans

923

Male Veterans

107

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam387
Korea146
Second Gulf War128
First Gulf War125
World War II69

Custer County, Montana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+316
65 to 74249
55 to 64194
35 to 54189
18 to 3482

Custer County, Montana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,02111.44%
Hispanic2712.74%
Indian63.64%
2 or More32.14%

Custer County, Montana Veterans by Education

8.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Custer County, Montana Employment Status

Custer County, Montana Employment by Age

66.9%

Labor Force Participation

65.3%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Custer County, Montana Employment by Race

Custer County, Montana Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Custer County, Montana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Miles City839886472492.96%
Ismay1921210.53%
Data Sources
  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