Dawson County, Montana Population 2018

Dawson County, Montana's estimated population is 8,950 with a growth rate of -3.17% 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
20179,3243744.18%
20178,950-293-3.17%
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
White8,821
American Indian and Alaska Native204
Two or More Races121
Some Other Race90
Black or African American48
Asian40

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Dawson County, Montana Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400 Male Population100200300400 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Dawson County, Montana Median Age

41.9


Total

39.5


Male

43.6


Female

Dawson County, Montana Adults

There are 7,235 adults, (1,616 of whom are seniors) in Dawson County, Montana.

Dawson County, Montana Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Dawson County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

4,455

47.78%

Male

4,869

52.22%

Dawson County, Montana Households and Families

Dawson County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Dawson County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.2%17.8%
All69.4%30.6%
Female60.9%39.1%
Non Family54.7%45.3%
Male38.7%61.3%

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dawson County, Montana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,0452.1969.4
Married2,2412.782.2
Non Family1,2931.2654.7
Female2762.6660.9
Male2351.9438.7

2.59

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

8.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

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 Grade961.49%
9th to 12th Grade3825.92%
High School Graduate2,32436.00%
Some College1,53123.71%
Associates Degree84513.09%
Bachelors Degree94114.58%
Graduate Degree3375.22%

Dawson County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,0545,6191,260
Hispanic1531299
Native American1421281
Multiple Races62571
Asian39398
Other Race3619
Black88

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 20.81%.

Dawson County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,656$45,990$22,295
Less Than High School$12,900$$11,897
High School Grad$30,644$41,854$19,869
Some College$33,017$42,273$26,447
Bachelors Degree$42,778$50,167$27,838
Graduate Degree$51,607$78,147$43,487

$32,656

Average Earnings

$45,990

Average Male

$22,295

Average Female

Dawson County, Montana Language

Dawson County, Montana Language by Age

Dawson County, Montana Language

98.47% of Dawson County, Montana residents speak only English, while 1.53% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 0.93% of the population.

Dawson County, Montana Poverty

Dawson County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,30799812.01%
Multiple1037067.96%
Hispanic22793.96%
Native11775.98%
Black32412.50%

12.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.24%

Male Poverty Rate

11.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dawson County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dawson County, Montana is Multiple, with 67.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dawson County, Montana is Hispanic, with 3.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.48%.

Dawson County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.86%
High School8.26%
Some College5.48%
Bachelors or Greater4.99%

Dawson County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Employed7.26%
Male Employed6.21%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Dawson County, Montana Income

Dawson County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,622$70,263
Families$68,401$80,381
Married Families$78,763$
Non Families$29,563$43,783

Dawson County, Montana Marital Status

Dawson County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

64.7%

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 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Dawson County, Montana Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Dawson County, Montana Veterans

Dawson County, Montana Veterans by War

551

Number of Veterans

538

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam180
Second Gulf War120
Korea73
First Gulf War43
World War II23

Dawson County, Montana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+154
55 to 64129
18 to 34103
65 to 7489
35 to 5476

Dawson County, Montana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5317.69%
2 or More1016.13%
Indian106.10%

Dawson County, Montana Veterans by Education

7.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dawson County, Montana Employment Status

Dawson County, Montana Employment by Age

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

64.8%

Employment Rate

1.1%

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