Missoula County, Montana Population 2018

Missoula County, Montana's estimated population is 117,441 with a growth rate of 3.84% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Missoula County, Montana is the 2nd largest county in Montana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017117,4414,3403.84%
2016113,101-2,795-2.41%
2016115,8962,1161.86%
2015113,7801,3181.17%
2014112,4628870.79%
2013111,5755590.50%
2012111,0168440.77%
2011110,1727400.68%
2010109,43230,74539.07%
199078,6872,6713.51%
198076,01617,75330.47%
197058,26313,60030.45%
196044,6639,17025.84%
195035,4936,45522.23%
194029,0387,25633.31%
193021,782-2,259-9.40%
192024,0414451.89%
191023,5969,63268.98%
190013,964-463-3.21%
189014,42711,890468.66%
18802,537-17-0.67%
18702,5540.00%

Missoula County, Montana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White104,191
Two or More Races3,854
American Indian and Alaska Native2,781
Asian1,421
Black or African American483
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander188
Some Other Race183

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

Missoula County, Montana Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Missoula County, Montana Median Age

35.3


Total

34.5


Male

36.1


Female

Missoula County, Montana Adults

There are 91,159 adults, (15,382 of which are seniors) in Missoula County, Montana.

Missoula County, Montana Age Dependency

49.2

Age Dependency Ratio

20.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29

Child Dependency Ratio

Missoula County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

56,173

49.67%

Male

56,928

50.33%

Missoula County, Montana Households and Families

Missoula County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Missoula County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.1%16.9%
All58.6%41.4%
Male56.6%43.4%
Female44.1%55.9%
Non Family37.5%62.5%

58.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Missoula County, Montana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All47,1162.3358.6
Non Family20,6001.4437.5
Married20,3243.0283.1
Female4,0992.9644.1
Male2,0933.1256.6

2.93

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

8.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Missoula County, Montana Households

Missoula County, Montana Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7861.05%
9th to 12th Grade2,9033.90%
High School Graduate16,45622.09%
Some College17,43623.40%
Associates Degree5,7717.75%
Bachelors Degree19,18025.74%
Graduate Degree11,97716.07%

Missoula County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White68,64565,46429,076
Hispanic1,7501,586594
Native American1,6111,460327
Multiple Races1,5901,486658
Asian869817597
Black355318128
Other Race12811922
Islander1067826

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.37%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 68.70%.

Missoula County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,343$34,278$25,933
Less Than High School$19,371$21,608$16,400
High School Grad$26,079$31,178$20,104
Some College$25,703$28,565$22,169
Bachelors Degree$31,988$40,136$30,005
Graduate Degree$50,733$61,316$43,091

$30,343

Average Earnings

$34,278

Average Male

$25,933

Average Female

Missoula County, Montana Language

Missoula County, Montana Language by Age

Missoula County, Montana Language

96.14% of Missoula County, Montana residents speak only English, while 3.86% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.42% of the population.

Missoula County, Montana Poverty

Missoula County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White99,28715,40215.51%
Native2,65385132.08%
Multiple3,66867218.32%
Hispanic3,30659518.00%
Asian1,28119014.83%
Black45411024.23%
Other1825530.22%
Islander1802815.56%

16.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.10%

Male Poverty Rate

17.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Missoula County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Missoula County, Montana is Native, with 32.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Missoula County, Montana is Asian, with 14.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.67%.

Missoula County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.10%
Some College14.84%
High School14.47%
Bachelors or Greater6.52%

Missoula County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.06%
Male Unemployed38.90%
Female Employed13.77%
Male Employed10.44%

Missoula County, Montana Income

Missoula County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,371$65,088
Families$66,985$85,355
Married Families$76,981$97,629
Non Families$28,294$36,909

Missoula County, Montana Marital Status

Missoula County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.7%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Missoula County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

Missoula 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 45To54.

Missoula County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Missoula County, Montana Veterans

Missoula County, Montana Veterans by War

8,048

Number of Veterans

7,297

Male Veterans

751

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,124
Second Gulf War1,433
First Gulf War1,284
Korea771
World War II390

Missoula County, Montana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,048
75+1,718
35 to 541,595
55 to 641,569
18 to 341,118

Missoula County, Montana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7,5518.89%
Hispanic25911.22%
2 or More22310.37%
Indian1728.46%
Other4524.59%
Asian443.78%
Black133.22%

Missoula County, Montana Veterans by Education

10.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Missoula County, Montana Employment Status

Missoula County, Montana Employment by Age

69.5%

Labor Force Participation

64.5%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Missoula County, Montana Employment by Race

Missoula County, Montana Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Missoula County, Montana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Missoula668687236454968.22%
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