Sanders County, Montana Population 2019

Sanders County, Montana's estimated population is 11,711 with a growth rate of 2.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sanders County, Montana is the 17th largest county in Montana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201711,7112452.14%
201611,4661801.59%
201511,286-19-0.17%
201411,30550.04%
201311,300-66-0.58%
201211,366-26-0.23%
201111,392-2-0.02%
201011,3942,72531.43%
19908,669-6-0.07%
19808,6751,58222.30%
19707,0932133.10%
19606,880-103-1.48%
19506,983570.82%
19406,9261,23421.68%
19305,69278916.09%
19204,9031,19032.05%
19103,7130.00%

Sanders County, Montana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White10,507
American Indian and Alaska Native416
Two or More Races383
Asian60
Some Other Race31
Black or African American16
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Sanders County, Montana Population Pyramid 2019

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Sanders County, Montana Median Age

52.7


Total

53.1


Male

52.5


Female

Sanders County, Montana Adults

There are 9,340 adults, (3,133 of whom are seniors) in Sanders County, Montana.

Sanders County, Montana Age Dependency

83.9

Age Dependency Ratio

50.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Sanders County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

5,571

48.81%

Male

5,843

51.19%

Sanders County, Montana Households and Families

Sanders County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Sanders County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.5%14.5%
All75.8%24.2%
Non Family67.9%32.1%
Male44.6%55.4%
Female39.4%60.6%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sanders County, Montana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9942.2475.8
Married2,9022.785.5
Non Family1,6601.1967.9
Female3023.1739.4
Male1303.0844.6

2.71

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sanders County, Montana Households

Sanders County, Montana Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3053.51%
9th to 12th Grade6427.39%
High School Graduate3,66942.24%
Some College1,89521.81%
Associates Degree6707.71%
Bachelors Degree1,13713.09%
Graduate Degree3694.25%

Sanders County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,9967,1391,458
Native American30726314
Hispanic18918314
Multiple Races15213017
Asian56383
Other Race1414
Black1212
Islander11

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 black people with a rate of 18.23%.

Sanders County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,986$27,827$17,196
Less Than High School$21,786$32,143$14,200
High School Grad$20,960$26,700$13,192
Some College$21,544$24,068$18,545
Bachelors Degree$31,083$35,972$27,951
Graduate Degree$35,000$43,750$23,542

$22,986

Average Earnings

$27,827

Average Male

$17,196

Average Female

Sanders County, Montana Language

Sanders County, Montana Language by Age

Sanders County, Montana Language

96.92% of Sanders County, Montana residents speak only English, while 3.08% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.60% of the population.

Sanders County, Montana Poverty

Sanders County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,1592,08720.54%
Hispanic29811036.91%
Multiple3839725.33%
Native3869223.83%
Other2424100.00%
Asian602236.67%
Black1616100.00%

21.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.01%

Male Poverty Rate

23.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sanders County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sanders County, Montana is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sanders County, Montana is White, with 20.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.47%.

Sanders County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
High School20.16%
Less Than High School18.19%
Some College18.15%
Bachelors or Greater8.96%

Sanders County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.53%
Male Unemployed41.91%
Female Employed14.25%
Male Employed12.33%

Sanders County, Montana Income

Sanders County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,445$51,560
Families$45,221$61,766
Married Families$49,708$
Non Families$21,270$30,361

Sanders County, Montana Marital Status

Sanders County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

62.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.0%

Male Marriage Rate

61.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Sanders County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

Sanders 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 55To64.

Sanders County, Montana Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Sanders County, Montana Veterans

Sanders County, Montana Veterans by War

1,519

Number of Veterans

1,405

Male Veterans

114

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam772
First Gulf War186
Korea138
Second Gulf War70
World War II36

Sanders County, Montana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74575
75+367
55 to 64345
35 to 54213
18 to 3419

Sanders County, Montana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,42016.28%
Indian6819.88%
Hispanic3416.75%
2 or More179.09%
Other750.00%
Asian711.67%

Sanders County, Montana Veterans by Education

9.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sanders County, Montana Employment Status

Sanders County, Montana Employment by Age

46.4%

Labor Force Participation

42.9%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Sanders County, Montana Employment by Race

Sanders County, Montana Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Sanders County, Montana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Thompson Falls13141356423.20%
Plains10371071343.28%
Hot Springs541557162.96%
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