Fergus County, Montana Population 2019

Fergus County, Montana's estimated population is 11,283 with a growth rate of -0.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fergus County, Montana is the 18th largest county in Montana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201811,113-170-1.51%
201711,283-50-0.44%
201611,333270.24%
201511,306-23-0.20%
201411,329-136-1.19%
201311,465720.63%
201211,393-70-0.61%
201111,463-125-1.08%
201011,588-495-4.10%
199012,083-993-7.59%
198013,0764653.69%
197012,611-1,407-10.04%
196014,01830.02%
195014,015-25-0.18%
194014,040-2,491-15.07%
193016,531-11,813-41.68%
192028,34410,95963.04%
191017,38510,448150.61%
19006,9373,42397.41%
18903,5140.00%

Fergus County, Montana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White10,849
American Indian and Alaska Native117
Asian94
Two or More Races87
Some Other Race84
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80
Black or African American16

Fergus County, Montana Population Pyramid 2019

Fergus County, Montana Median Age

45.7


Total

44.8


Male

47.4


Female

Fergus County, Montana Adults

There are 9,005 adults, (2,547 of whom are seniors) in Fergus County, Montana.

Fergus County, Montana Age Dependency

75.4

Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Fergus County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

5,626

49.67%

Male

5,701

50.33%

Fergus County, Montana Households and Families

Fergus County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fergus County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.1%18.9%
All70%30%
Non Family60.2%39.8%
Female56.7%43.3%
Male46.2%53.8%

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9532.1970
Married2,5112.7581.1
Non Family1,8541.1260.2
Female3932.956.7
Male1953.5546.2

2.78

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fergus County, Montana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1591.92%
9th to 12th Grade3524.24%
High School Graduate2,72732.85%
Some College1,90122.90%
Associates Degree7158.61%
Bachelors Degree1,83222.07%
Graduate Degree6157.41%

Fergus County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,8517,3822,326
Hispanic19518558
Native American9279
Other Race7474
Asian584343
Multiple Races535313
Islander46467
Black62

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 74.14%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,241$35,357$23,520
Less Than High School$11,196$$11,413
High School Grad$24,670$29,773$21,271
Some College$26,716$37,045$22,874
Bachelors Degree$35,602$36,875$35,380
Graduate Degree$50,068$42,348$51,149

$27,241

Average Earnings

$35,357

Average Male

$23,520

Average Female

Fergus County, Montana Language

Fergus County, Montana Language by Age

Fergus County, Montana Language

96.22% of Fergus County, Montana residents speak only English, while 3.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.68% of the population.

Fergus County, Montana Poverty

Fergus County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,5281,52614.49%
Hispanic2424619.01%
Native1132723.89%
Asian942526.60%
Multiple841214.29%
Black12433.33%

14.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.07%

Male Poverty Rate

15.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fergus County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fergus County, Montana is Black, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fergus County, Montana is Multiple, with 14.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.33%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.26%
High School12.15%
Some College11.71%
Bachelors or Greater7.06%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed48.72%
Female Unemployed17.14%
Female Employed8.22%
Male Employed7.22%

Fergus County, Montana Income

Fergus County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,110$61,657
Families$54,395$74,029
Married Families$58,618-
Non Families$29,510$40,248

Fergus County, Montana Marital Status

Fergus County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Fergus County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

Fergus County, Montana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Fergus County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Fergus County, Montana Veterans

848

Number of Veterans

809

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam356
First Gulf War230
Second Gulf War134
World War II97
Korea82

Fergus County, Montana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8379.69%
Hispanic4622.44%
Indian1110.19%

Fergus County, Montana Veterans by Education

16.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fergus County, Montana Employment Status

62.1%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Fergus County, Montana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Lewistown59245870-54-0.91%
Denton255247-8-3.14%
Winifred20520610.49%
Moore199198-1-0.50%
Grass Range111108-3-2.70%
  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