Valley County, Montana Population 2018

Valley County, Montana's estimated population is 7,433 with a growth rate of -1.89% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Valley County, Montana is the 28th largest county in Montana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20177,433-143-1.89%
20167,576390.52%
20167,537-71-0.93%
20157,608-5-0.07%
20147,613-1-0.01%
20137,6141171.56%
20127,497390.52%
20117,458811.10%
20107,377-862-10.46%
19908,239-2,011-19.62%
198010,250-1,221-10.64%
197011,471-5,609-32.84%
196017,0805,72750.44%
195011,353-3,828-25.22%
194015,1814,00035.77%
193011,181-361-3.13%
192011,542-2,088-15.32%
191013,6309,275212.97%
19004,3550.00%

Valley County, Montana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White6,560
American Indian and Alaska Native735
Two or More Races219
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander29
Asian16
Some Other Race11
Black or African American6

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

Valley 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

Valley County, Montana Median Age

44.3


Total

43.9


Male

44.7


Female

Valley County, Montana Adults

There are 5,864 adults, (1,576 of which are seniors) in Valley County, Montana.

Valley County, Montana Age Dependency

76.8

Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40

Child Dependency Ratio

Valley County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

3,771

49.78%

Male

3,805

50.22%

Valley County, Montana Households and Families

Valley County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Valley County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.3%19.7%
Female72.3%27.7%
All69.4%30.6%
Non Family55.5%44.5%
Male31.7%68.3%

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Valley County, Montana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3502.2269.4
Married1,8302.7380.3
Non Family1,1141.1455.5
Female2673.3472.3
Male1392.0331.7

2.69

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

8.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Valley County, Montana Households

Valley County, Montana Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1061.99%
9th to 12th Grade2434.56%
High School Graduate1,89535.55%
Some College1,40126.29%
Associates Degree53910.11%
Bachelors Degree86816.29%
Graduate Degree2785.22%

Valley County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,7574,5001,073
Native American40833349
Multiple Races11411117
Hispanic3016
Islander2020
Asian666
Other Race551

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 100.00%.

Valley County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,202$39,777$25,000
Less Than High School$$21,169$
High School Grad$26,356$26,938$25,132
Some College$27,585$41,581$21,667
Bachelors Degree$40,313$42,146$34,861
Graduate Degree$50,250$49,917$51,250

$30,202

Average Earnings

$39,777

Average Male

$25,000

Average Female

Valley County, Montana Language

Valley County, Montana Language by Age

Valley County, Montana Language

97.57% of Valley County, Montana residents speak only English, while 2.43% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 1.27% of the population.

Valley County, Montana Poverty

Valley County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,3754066.37%
Native68421932.02%
Multiple2174822.12%
Hispanic1583824.05%
Other7228.57%

9.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.83%

Male Poverty Rate

9.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Valley County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Valley County, Montana is Native, with 32.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Valley County, Montana is White, with 6.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.71%.

Valley County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.24%
High School11.07%
Some College6.96%
Bachelors or Greater3.66%

Valley County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.00%
Male Unemployed21.26%
Male Employed6.48%
Female Employed5.89%

Valley County, Montana Income

Valley County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,977$62,529
Families$58,281$71,005
Married Families$67,356$
Non Families$24,082$39,309

Valley County, Montana Marital Status

Valley County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.4%

Male Marriage Rate

59.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Valley County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

Valley County, Montana Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Valley County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Valley County, Montana Veterans

Valley County, Montana Veterans by War

631

Number of Veterans

593

Male Veterans

38

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam273
First Gulf War104
World War II61
Korea51
Second Gulf War31

Valley County, Montana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74185
75+167
55 to 64147
35 to 54120
18 to 3412

Valley County, Montana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White59511.33%
Indian224.94%
2 or More1411.20%

Valley County, Montana Veterans by Education

6.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Valley County, Montana Employment Status

Valley County, Montana Employment by Age

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Valley County, Montana Employment by Race

Valley County, Montana Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Valley County, Montana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Glasgow32743364902.75%
Nashua29029000.00%
Fort Peck233247146.01%
Opheim858833.53%
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