Sanders County, Montana Population 2018

Sanders County, Montana's estimated population is 11,711 with a growth rate of 2.95% 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
201711,7113362.95%
201611,375-91-0.79%
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
White10,456
American Indian and Alaska Native433
Two or More Races392
Asian55
Some Other Race21
Black or African American18

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

Sanders 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

Sanders County, Montana Median Age

51.9


Total

52.2


Male

51.7


Female

Sanders County, Montana Adults

There are 9,271 adults, (2,980 of which are seniors) in Sanders County, Montana.

Sanders County, Montana Age Dependency

80.9

Age Dependency Ratio

47.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Sanders County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

5,538

48.69%

Male

5,837

51.31%

Sanders County, Montana Households and Families

Sanders County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sanders County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.9%17.1%
All75.6%24.4%
Non Family70.8%29.2%
Female48.6%51.4%
Male48.3%51.7%

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sanders County, Montana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0352.2175.6
Married2,8442.7482.9
Non Family1,7351.1770.8
Female3112.9848.6
Male1452.8148.3

2.71

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

4.1%

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 Grade3073.57%
9th to 12th Grade7178.34%
High School Graduate3,74243.52%
Some College1,74120.25%
Associates Degree6837.94%
Bachelors Degree1,07212.47%
Graduate Degree3363.91%

Sanders County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,9247,0101,348
Native American30525725
Hispanic16915112
Multiple Races16915023
Asian5528
Other Race176
Black1414

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 17.01%.

Sanders County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,922$26,825$17,261
Less Than High School$15,750$21,500$13,938
High School Grad$21,989$27,464$13,894
Some College$20,635$23,590$17,760
Bachelors Degree$32,837$34,511$30,938
Graduate Degree$45,234$62,574$24,306

$22,922

Average Earnings

$26,825

Average Male

$17,261

Average Female

Sanders County, Montana Language

Sanders County, Montana Language by Age

Sanders County, Montana Language

96.98% of Sanders County, Montana residents speak only English, while 3.02% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.30% of the population.

Sanders County, Montana Poverty

Sanders County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,1062,21121.88%
Native40612831.53%
Hispanic2928027.40%
Multiple3927920.15%
Asian552138.18%
Black1818100.00%

22.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.23%

Male Poverty Rate

25.47%

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 Multiple, with 20.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.81%.

Sanders County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.92%
Some College19.47%
High School18.79%
Bachelors or Greater9.91%

Sanders County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.72%
Male Unemployed43.54%
Female Employed14.40%
Male Employed14.27%

Sanders County, Montana Income

Sanders County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,336$46,194
Families$42,946$55,028
Married Families$47,432$
Non Families$22,541$28,899

Sanders County, Montana Marital Status

Sanders County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

62.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.5%

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 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Sanders County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Sanders County, Montana Veterans

Sanders County, Montana Veterans by War

1,464

Number of Veterans

1,366

Male Veterans

98

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam717
Korea161
First Gulf War154
Second Gulf War64
World War II47

Sanders County, Montana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74536
75+367
55 to 64345
35 to 54203
18 to 3413

Sanders County, Montana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,38616.07%
Indian6217.56%
Hispanic2513.02%
2 or More168.08%

Sanders County, Montana Veterans by Education

10.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sanders County, Montana Employment Status

Sanders County, Montana Employment by Age

47.5%

Labor Force Participation

43.1%

Employment Rate

9.3%

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