Dawson County, Montana Population 2018

Dawson County, Montana's estimated population is 8,950 with a growth rate of -5.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dawson County, Montana is the 26th largest county in Montana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20178,950-481-5.10%
20169,4311882.03%
20169,243-315-3.30%
20159,558640.67%
20149,4941201.28%
20139,3741451.57%
20129,2292072.29%
20119,022730.82%
20108,949-556-5.85%
19909,505-2,300-19.48%
198011,8055364.76%
197011,269-1,045-8.49%
196012,3143,22235.44%
19509,0924745.50%
19408,618-1,263-12.78%
19309,8816426.95%
19209,239-3,486-27.39%
191012,72510,282420.88%
19002,44338718.82%
18902,0561,8761042.22%
188018031.69%
18701770.00%

Dawson County, Montana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White8,945
American Indian and Alaska Native238
Two or More Races105
Some Other Race63
Black or African American62
Asian18

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

Dawson 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

Dawson County, Montana Median Age

41.4


Total

39.3


Male

43.3


Female

Dawson County, Montana Adults

There are 7,356 adults, (1,594 of which are seniors) in Dawson County, Montana.

Dawson County, Montana Age Dependency

63.5

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Dawson County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

4,456

47.25%

Male

4,975

52.75%

Dawson County, Montana Households and Families

Dawson County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dawson County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.9%16.1%
All67.8%32.2%
Female54.3%45.7%
Non Family46.1%53.9%
Male39.9%60.1%

67.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dawson County, Montana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9972.2467.8
Married2,2602.6583.9
Non Family1,1991.2246.1
Female3152.5154.3
Male2233.2639.9

2.61

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dawson County, Montana Households

Dawson County, Montana Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1061.63%
9th to 12th Grade3825.86%
High School Graduate2,33535.83%
Some College1,52823.45%
Associates Degree93414.33%
Bachelors Degree93514.35%
Graduate Degree2974.56%

Dawson County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,1365,6801,216
Native American155134
Hispanic14814112
Multiple Races48448
Black2626
Other Race1717
Asian17174

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 23.53%.

Dawson County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,547$47,544$20,414
Less Than High School$14,340$$13,125
High School Grad$30,414$41,078$18,402
Some College$31,882$51,786$21,571
Bachelors Degree$34,269$47,031$24,810
Graduate Degree$53,929$78,750$44,779

$31,547

Average Earnings

$47,544

Average Male

$20,414

Average Female

Dawson County, Montana Language

Dawson County, Montana Language by Age

Dawson County, Montana Language

98.33% of Dawson County, Montana residents speak only English, while 1.67% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 0.68% of the population.

Dawson County, Montana Poverty

Dawson County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,4431,26214.95%
Multiple845160.71%
Hispanic2212310.41%
Black432251.16%
Native13675.15%

15.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.54%

Male Poverty Rate

12.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dawson County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dawson County, Montana is Multiple, with 60.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dawson County, Montana is Native, with 5.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.02%.

Dawson County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.74%
High School11.14%
Some College8.74%
Bachelors or Greater4.66%

Dawson County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed67.12%
Female Unemployed11.11%
Female Employed6.97%
Male Employed5.67%

Dawson County, Montana Income

Dawson County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,591$67,958
Families$66,295$77,413
Married Families$76,515$
Non Families$28,279$37,693

Dawson County, Montana Marital Status

Dawson County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

64.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Dawson County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

Dawson County, Montana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Dawson County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Dawson County, Montana Veterans

Dawson County, Montana Veterans by War

596

Number of Veterans

569

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam179
Second Gulf War108
First Gulf War102
Korea83
World War II29

Dawson County, Montana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+164
55 to 64131
35 to 54110
65 to 74103
18 to 3488

Dawson County, Montana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5858.34%
Indian73.33%
2 or More48.16%

Dawson County, Montana Veterans by Education

6.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dawson County, Montana Employment Status

Dawson County, Montana Employment by Age

64.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Dawson County, Montana Employment by Race

Dawson County, Montana Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Dawson County, Montana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Glendive494353323897.87%
Richey177187105.65%
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