Lake County, Montana Population 2018

Lake County, Montana's estimated population is 30,273 with a growth rate of 3.28% 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
201730,2739623.28%
201629,311-400-1.35%
201629,7112951.00%
201529,4162780.95%
201429,138870.30%
201329,051370.13%
201229,014460.16%
201128,9681820.63%
201028,7867,74536.81%
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
White19,966
American Indian and Alaska Native7,414
Two or More Races1,584
Some Other Race134
Asian120
Black or African American72
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander21

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

Lake 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

Lake County, Montana Median Age

41.5


Total

39.7


Male

43


Female

Lake County, Montana Adults

There are 22,130 adults, (5,745 of which are seniors) in Lake County, Montana.

Lake County, Montana Age Dependency

78.9

Age Dependency Ratio

35

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

14,893

50.81%

Male

14,418

49.19%

Lake County, Montana Households and Families

Lake County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lake County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.7%18.3%
All70.2%29.8%
Non Family63.6%36.4%
Male50.9%49.1%
Female46.8%53.2%

70.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lake County, Montana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,9522.4170.2
Married6,0232.9781.7
Non Family4,0131.1663.6
Female1,3523.346.8
Male5643.1350.9

2.93

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

7.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lake County, Montana Households

Lake County, Montana Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4742.38%
9th to 12th Grade1,3896.98%
High School Graduate5,92229.74%
Some College5,40727.15%
Associates Degree1,7538.80%
Bachelors Degree3,08415.49%
Graduate Degree1,8839.46%

Lake County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,62213,4884,076
Native American4,0193,471590
Multiple Races730651159
Hispanic559449116
Asian11411431
Other Race64185
Black373311
Islander2121

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 29.73%.

Lake County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,964$31,676$21,782
Less Than High School$18,056$22,411$15,086
High School Grad$22,761$29,579$16,489
Some College$24,387$30,863$20,430
Bachelors Degree$34,180$40,328$31,972
Graduate Degree$49,044$66,250$42,500

$26,964

Average Earnings

$31,676

Average Male

$21,782

Average Female

Lake County, Montana Language

Lake County, Montana Language by Age

Lake County, Montana Language

95.42% of Lake County, Montana residents speak only English, while 4.58% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.58% of the population.

Lake County, Montana Poverty

Lake County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,1213,09716.20%
Native7,2452,45433.87%
Hispanic1,19240834.23%
Multiple1,57937924.00%
Islander211990.48%
Other1341712.69%
Black691014.49%
Asian12032.50%

21.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.85%

Male Poverty Rate

21.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake County, Montana is Islander, with 90.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake County, Montana is Asian, with 2.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.99%.

Lake County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.31%
Some College18.15%
High School17.80%
Bachelors or Greater7.98%

Lake County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed48.22%
Female Unemployed27.87%
Female Employed12.59%
Male Employed11.67%

Lake County, Montana Income

Lake County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,898$57,119
Families$52,807$67,533
Married Families$60,634$76,199
Non Families$21,440$33,063

Lake County, Montana Marital Status

Lake County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Lake County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Lake County, Montana Veterans

Lake County, Montana Veterans by War

2,707

Number of Veterans

2,469

Male Veterans

238

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,189
First Gulf War400
Second Gulf War284
Korea219
World War II133

Lake County, Montana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74900
55 to 64640
75+570
35 to 54486
18 to 34111

Lake County, Montana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,22713.78%
Indian3777.78%
2 or More8710.20%
Hispanic8011.94%
Asian108.55%
Black614.29%

Lake County, Montana Veterans by Education

15.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake County, Montana Employment Status

Lake County, Montana Employment by Age

56.6%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lake County, Montana Employment by Race

Lake County, Montana Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lake County, Montana

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