Powell County, Montana Population 2018

Powell County, Montana's estimated population is 6,795 with a growth rate of -1.92% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Powell County, Montana is the 29th largest county in Montana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20176,795-133-1.92%
20166,928801.17%
20166,848550.81%
20156,793-83-1.21%
20146,876-74-1.06%
20136,950-125-1.77%
20127,075-2-0.03%
20117,077650.93%
20107,0123925.92%
19906,620-338-4.86%
19806,9582984.47%
19706,660-342-4.88%
19607,00270111.13%
19506,3011492.42%
19406,152-50-0.81%
19306,202-707-10.23%
19206,9091,00517.02%
19105,9040.00%

Powell County, Montana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White6,365
American Indian and Alaska Native291
Two or More Races157
Asian68
Black or African American29
Some Other Race10
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8

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

Powell 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

Powell County, Montana Median Age

45


Total

42.9


Male

49.4


Female

Powell County, Montana Adults

There are 5,903 adults, (1,289 of which are seniors) in Powell County, Montana.

Powell County, Montana Age Dependency

50.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Powell County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

2,614

37.73%

Male

4,314

62.27%

Powell County, Montana Households and Families

Powell County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Powell County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.4%17.6%
All68.6%31.4%
Non Family60.1%39.9%
Male39.1%60.9%
Female32.3%67.7%

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Powell County, Montana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3572.2568.6
Married1,2192.8882.4
Non Family8431.1760.1
Female1672.9732.3
Male1282.4439.1

2.8

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Powell County, Montana Households

Powell County, Montana Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1312.46%
9th to 12th Grade4798.98%
High School Graduate1,95136.57%
Some College1,40526.34%
Associates Degree4077.63%
Bachelors Degree58811.02%
Graduate Degree3747.01%

Powell County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,7944,290918
Native American2291783
Hispanic14911111
Multiple Races11510129
Asian65655
Black21134
Other Race1010
Islander88

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 25.22%.

Powell County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,302$23,822$26,361
Less Than High School$13,125$15,333$7,833
High School Grad$18,594$14,844$24,053
Some College$28,393$30,698$26,006
Bachelors Degree$33,824$34,231$32,500
Graduate Degree$52,353$$58,068

$25,302

Average Earnings

$23,822

Average Male

$26,361

Average Female

Powell County, Montana Language

Powell County, Montana Language by Age

Powell County, Montana Language

96.69% of Powell County, Montana residents speak only English, while 3.31% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.60% of the population.

Powell County, Montana Poverty

Powell County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,12454310.60%
Multiple54916.67%
Asian6123.28%
Native1317.69%

10.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.92%

Male Poverty Rate

12.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Powell County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Powell County, Montana is Multiple, with 16.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Powell County, Montana is Asian, with 3.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.47%.

Powell County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.82%
Some College9.08%
High School6.03%
Bachelors or Greater0.34%

Powell County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed6.90%
Male Employed4.36%

Powell County, Montana Income

Powell County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,064$61,977
Families$60,029$73,295
Married Families$64,489$
Non Families$29,427$37,382

Powell County, Montana Marital Status

Powell County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.2%

Male Marriage Rate

57.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Powell County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

Powell 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.

Powell County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Powell County, Montana Veterans

Powell County, Montana Veterans by War

752

Number of Veterans

721

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam236
First Gulf War133
Second Gulf War86
Korea64
World War II35

Powell County, Montana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54210
65 to 74193
75+160
55 to 64123
18 to 3466

Powell County, Montana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White71313.28%
Hispanic2313.77%
Indian196.67%
2 or More1611.43%
Black415.38%

Powell County, Montana Veterans by Education

8.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Powell County, Montana Employment Status

Powell County, Montana Employment by Age

44.2%

Labor Force Participation

43.6%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Powell County, Montana Employment by Race

Powell County, Montana Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Powell County, Montana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Deer Lodge31612994-167-5.28%
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