Lincoln County, Montana Population 2018

Lincoln County, Montana's estimated population is 19,440 with a growth rate of 0.89% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lincoln County, Montana is the 10th largest county in Montana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201719,4401720.89%
201619,268380.20%
201619,2302161.14%
201519,014-143-0.75%
201419,157-249-1.28%
201319,406-76-0.39%
201219,482-139-0.71%
201119,621-75-0.38%
201019,6962,21512.67%
199017,481-271-1.53%
198017,752-311-1.72%
197018,0635,52644.08%
196012,5373,84444.22%
19508,69381110.29%
19407,88279311.19%
19307,089-708-9.08%
19207,7974,159114.32%
19103,6380.00%

Lincoln County, Montana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White18,453
Two or More Races464
American Indian and Alaska Native197
Asian109
Some Other Race29
Black or African American11
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5

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

Lincoln 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

Lincoln County, Montana Median Age

51.4


Total

51.4


Male

51.4


Female

Lincoln County, Montana Adults

There are 15,761 adults, (4,778 of which are seniors) in Lincoln County, Montana.

Lincoln County, Montana Age Dependency

75.6

Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

9,629

49.97%

Male

9,639

50.03%

Lincoln County, Montana Households and Families

Lincoln County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lincoln County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
All79.2%20.8%
Female75.5%24.5%
Male72.5%27.5%
Non Family71.3%28.7%

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lincoln County, Montana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,5392.2379.2
Married4,2852.8586.6
Non Family3,5321.2571.3
Female5113.1775.5
Male2113.7672.5

2.87

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lincoln County, Montana Households

Lincoln County, Montana Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6364.35%
9th to 12th Grade1,1027.54%
High School Graduate5,07034.69%
Some College3,56024.36%
Associates Degree1,47710.11%
Bachelors Degree1,99813.67%
Graduate Degree7735.29%

Lincoln County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,88912,2322,616
Multiple Races27422480
Hispanic23822410
Native American14013528
Asian877137
Islander55
Black3

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 42.53%.

Lincoln County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,972$31,071$18,586
Less Than High School$16,705$37,083$7,024
High School Grad$22,796$27,175$16,413
Some College$22,267$26,896$19,537
Bachelors Degree$35,360$37,469$22,847
Graduate Degree$46,346$56,250$43,516

$24,972

Average Earnings

$31,071

Average Male

$18,586

Average Female

Lincoln County, Montana Language

Lincoln County, Montana Language by Age

Lincoln County, Montana Language

95.76% of Lincoln County, Montana residents speak only English, while 4.24% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 2.48% of the population.

Lincoln County, Montana Poverty

Lincoln County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,8163,22818.12%
Multiple4637015.12%
Hispanic4966713.51%
Native1753821.71%
Black10770.00%

17.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.79%

Male Poverty Rate

20.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lincoln County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Montana is Black, with 70.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Montana is Hispanic, with 13.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.27%.

Lincoln County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.57%
High School19.08%
Some College15.64%
Bachelors or Greater7.29%

Lincoln County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.67%
Male Unemployed30.99%
Male Employed10.63%
Female Employed9.34%

Lincoln County, Montana Income

Lincoln County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,461$48,860
Families$45,542$59,059
Married Families$52,062$
Non Families$22,649$33,712

Lincoln County, Montana Marital Status

Lincoln County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lincoln County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

Lincoln County, Montana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Lincoln County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Lincoln County, Montana Veterans

Lincoln County, Montana Veterans by War

2,397

Number of Veterans

2,257

Male Veterans

140

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,070
First Gulf War239
Korea222
Second Gulf War188
World War II119

Lincoln County, Montana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74814
75+607
55 to 64520
35 to 54378
18 to 3478

Lincoln County, Montana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,31715.29%
2 or More6120.13%
Indian168.56%
Black333.33%
Hispanic20.53%

Lincoln County, Montana Veterans by Education

7.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln County, Montana Employment Status

Lincoln County, Montana Employment by Age

47.4%

Labor Force Participation

41.9%

Employment Rate

11.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lincoln County, Montana Employment by Race

Lincoln County, Montana Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Lincoln County, Montana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Libby26232678552.10%
Eureka10301086565.44%
Troy872890182.06%
Rexford1051514643.81%
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