Fergus County, Montana Population 2018

Fergus County, Montana's estimated population is 11,291 with a growth rate of -1.21% 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
201711,291-138-1.21%
201611,4291291.14%
201611,300150.13%
201511,285-26-0.23%
201411,311-139-1.21%
201311,450640.56%
201211,386-68-0.59%
201111,454-126-1.09%
201011,580-503-4.16%
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
White10,882
American Indian and Alaska Native179
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander122
Two or More Races119
Asian104
Black or African American18
Some Other Race5

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

Fergus County, Montana Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Fergus County, Montana Median Age

46.9


Total

45.5


Male

49.2


Female

Fergus County, Montana Adults

There are 9,097 adults, (2,594 of which are seniors) in Fergus County, Montana.

Fergus County, Montana Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Fergus County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

5,679

49.69%

Male

5,750

50.31%

Fergus County, Montana Households and Families

Fergus County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fergus County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.8%21.2%
All71.3%28.7%
Female66.4%33.6%
Non Family64.9%35.1%
Male49.2%50.8%

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fergus County, Montana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9242.2271.3
Married2,5272.7378.8
Non Family1,7851.1364.9
Female3483.2266.4
Male2643.3549.2

2.79

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fergus County, Montana Households

Fergus County, Montana Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1682.00%
9th to 12th Grade4104.88%
High School Graduate2,78233.13%
Some College1,92622.93%
Associates Degree7108.45%
Bachelors Degree1,89022.51%
Graduate Degree5126.10%

Fergus County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,9787,4332,307
Native American149131
Hispanic817330
Multiple Races7171
Islander707024
Asian434141
Black61
Other Race11

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 95.35%.

Fergus County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,844$33,031$23,826
Less Than High School$11,106$$11,923
High School Grad$22,426$26,455$19,662
Some College$29,149$34,863$24,813
Bachelors Degree$33,605$34,786$33,068
Graduate Degree$47,969$45,703$51,157

$26,844

Average Earnings

$33,031

Average Male

$23,826

Average Female

Fergus County, Montana Language

Fergus County, Montana Language by Age

Fergus County, Montana Language

95.41% of Fergus County, Montana residents speak only English, while 4.59% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 3.15% of the population.

Fergus County, Montana Poverty

Fergus County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,6111,48213.97%
Native1783318.54%
Hispanic882225.00%
Asian1042120.19%
Multiple114119.65%
Black16531.25%

14.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.18%

Male Poverty Rate

14.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fergus County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fergus County, Montana is Black, with 31.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fergus County, Montana is Multiple, with 9.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.85%.

Fergus County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.22%
Some College12.81%
High School10.58%
Bachelors or Greater6.50%

Fergus County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed51.30%
Female Unemployed50.91%
Male Employed7.71%
Female Employed7.27%

Fergus County, Montana Income

Fergus County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,357$57,402
Families$51,533$68,570
Married Families$54,176$
Non Families$27,440$36,583

Fergus County, Montana Marital Status

Fergus County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Fergus County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Fergus County, Montana Veterans

Fergus County, Montana Veterans by War

993

Number of Veterans

937

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam471
First Gulf War279
Second Gulf War140
World War II88
Korea83

Fergus County, Montana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74269
75+242
55 to 64224
35 to 54194
18 to 3464

Fergus County, Montana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White96311.04%
Indian2917.26%
Hispanic2225.88%
2 or More11.22%

Fergus County, Montana Veterans by Education

9.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fergus County, Montana Employment Status

Fergus County, Montana Employment by Age

60.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Fergus County, Montana Employment by Race

Fergus County, Montana Employment by Education

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%
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