Lake County, Montana Population 2019

Lake County, Montana's estimated population is 30,244 with a growth rate of 1.79% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lake County, Montana is the 9th largest county in Montana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201830,25060.02%
201730,2445321.79%
201629,7122590.88%
201529,4532410.83%
201429,212920.32%
201329,1201120.39%
201229,008330.11%
201128,9751850.64%
201028,7907,74936.83%
199021,0411,98510.42%
198019,0564,61131.92%
197014,4451,34110.23%
196013,104-731-5.28%
195013,8353452.56%
194013,4903,94941.39%
19309,5410.00%

Lake County, Montana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White19,981
American Indian and Alaska Native7,192
Two or More Races2,001
Some Other Race137
Asian101
Black or African American67
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander39

Lake County, Montana Population Pyramid 2019

Lake County, Montana Median Age

41.8


Total

40


Male

43.4


Female

Lake County, Montana Adults

There are 22,321 adults, (5,969 of whom are seniors) in Lake County, Montana.

Lake County, Montana Age Dependency

80.5

Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

14,923

50.56%

Male

14,595

49.44%

Lake County, Montana Households and Families

Lake County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lake County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.4%16.6%
All71.8%28.2%
Non Family63.8%36.2%
Male57%43%
Female50.4%49.6%

71.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,7962.4571.8
Married5,8772.9883.4
Non Family4,0651.1763.8
Female1,2403.6850.4
Male6143.4157

3.02

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lake County, Montana Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5082.52%
9th to 12th Grade1,3276.60%
High School Graduate5,88229.23%
Some College5,34426.56%
Associates Degree1,8299.09%
Bachelors Degree3,31816.49%
Graduate Degree1,9139.51%

Lake County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,71913,5644,181
Native American4,0513,578685
Multiple Races791695195
Hispanic587491147
Asian969636
Other Race652313
Black434310
Islander3911

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 asian people with a rate of 37.50%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,883$31,911$23,814
Less Than High School$17,033$21,641$15,861
High School Grad$25,407$30,566$18,333
Some College$26,148$31,887$21,071
Bachelors Degree$34,549$37,143$33,909
Graduate Degree$46,797$63,224$42,612

$28,883

Average Earnings

$31,911

Average Male

$23,814

Average Female

Lake County, Montana Language

Lake County, Montana Language by Age

Lake County, Montana Language

96.34% of Lake County, Montana residents speak only English, while 3.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other, which is spoken by 1.32% of the population.

Lake County, Montana Poverty

Lake County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,1502,96115.46%
Native7,0472,49035.33%
Hispanic1,24943334.67%
Multiple1,99638619.34%
Other1312720.61%
Black63914.29%
Islander39923.08%

20.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.13%

Male Poverty Rate

20.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake County, Montana is Native, with 35.33% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.80%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.92%
Some College18.29%
High School15.90%
Bachelors or Greater9.20%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed37.80%
Female Unemployed29.18%
Female Employed13.08%
Male Employed11.82%

Lake County, Montana Income

Lake County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,582$60,404
Families$54,886$70,459
Married Families$63,554$79,918
Non Families$23,898$36,826

Lake County, Montana Marital Status

Lake County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

Lake County, Montana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lake County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Lake County, Montana Veterans

2,634

Number of Veterans

2,386

Male Veterans

248

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,218
First Gulf War352
Second Gulf War292
Korea218
World War II73

Lake County, Montana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,14813.22%
Indian4088.37%
Hispanic649.09%
2 or More646.84%
Asian88.33%
Black613.04%

Lake County, Montana Veterans by Education

14.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake County, Montana Employment Status

55.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Lake County, Montana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Polson452047772575.69%
Ronan189020161266.67%
St. Ignatius799824253.13%
  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