Custer County, Montana Population 2019

Custer County, Montana's estimated population is 11,725 with a growth rate of -0.90% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Custer County, Montana is the 17th largest county in Montana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201811,586-139-1.19%
201711,725-107-0.90%
201611,832-243-2.01%
201512,075680.57%
201412,0071351.14%
201311,872750.64%
201211,797390.33%
201111,758650.56%
201011,693-4-0.03%
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%

How Many People Live in Custer County, Montana?

11,725

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,23594.45%
Two or More Races2912.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native2301.93%
Black or African American600.50%
Asian420.35%
Some Other Race370.31%

Custer County, Montana Population Pyramid 2019

Custer County, Montana Median Age

41


Total

38.9


Male

43.5


Female

Custer County, Montana Adults

There are 9,312 adults, (2,213 of whom are seniors) in Custer County, Montana.

Custer County, Montana Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Custer County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

5,979

50.26%

Male

5,916

49.74%

Custer County, Montana Households and Families

Custer County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Custer County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.2%16.8%
All70.3%29.7%
Male64.7%35.3%
Non Family56.8%43.2%
Female52.9%47.1%

70.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8752.3570.3
Married2,4902.9883.2
Non Family1,6781.2156.8
Female4692.8652.9
Male2382.7164.7

2.84

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Custer County, Montana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2773.33%
9th to 12th Grade3844.61%
High School Graduate2,35228.24%
Some College2,33127.99%
Associates Degree1,12313.48%
Bachelors Degree1,35116.22%
Graduate Degree5116.14%

Custer County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,8147,2461,788
Hispanic22419730
Multiple Races18713143
Native American767111
Asian38358
Other Race2727
Black86

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 multiple races people with a rate of 22.99%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,369$41,437$29,093
Less Than High School$22,545$21,250$
High School Grad$28,233$36,974$23,114
Some College$31,140$40,872$27,063
Bachelors Degree$41,462$51,302$38,155
Graduate Degree$51,307$53,750$50,333

$32,369

Average Earnings

$41,437

Average Male

$29,093

Average Female

Custer County, Montana Language

Custer County, Montana Language by Age

Custer County, Montana Language

97.02% of Custer County, Montana residents speak only English, while 2.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.31% of the population.

Custer County, Montana Poverty

Custer County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,6481,0119.49%
Native1575635.67%
Black532852.83%
Asian421740.48%
Hispanic360154.17%
Multiple274124.38%

9.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.38%

Male Poverty Rate

11.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Custer County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Custer County, Montana is Black, with 52.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Custer County, Montana is Hispanic, with 4.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.41%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.79%
High School13.72%
Some College6.94%
Bachelors or Greater3.80%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed36.84%
Female Unemployed18.42%
Female Employed5.16%
Male Employed4.78%

Custer County, Montana Income

Custer County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,050$68,591
Families$72,058$81,979
Married Families$78,245-
Non Families$29,572$39,944

Custer County, Montana Marital Status

Custer County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Custer County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Custer County, Montana Veterans

977

Number of Veterans

882

Male Veterans

95

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam350
Korea167
First Gulf War117
Second Gulf War106
World War II63

Custer County, Montana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White96810.91%
Hispanic238.98%
Indian75.79%
2 or More21.01%

Custer County, Montana Veterans by Education

8.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Custer County, Montana Employment Status

67.6%

Labor Force Participation

66.3%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Custer 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

62.96%

Born in Montana

98.59%

Native Born

1.41%

Foreign Born

0.69%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.59% of Custer County, Montana residents were born in the United States, with 62.96% having been born in Montana. 0.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Population of Cities in Custer County, Montana

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