Yellowstone County, Montana Population 2018

Yellowstone County, Montana's estimated population is 158,980 with a growth rate of 2.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Yellowstone County, Montana is the 1st largest county in Montana.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017158,9803,6362.34%
2016155,344-2,304-1.46%
2016157,6481,3240.85%
2015156,3241,2280.79%
2014155,0961,4830.97%
2013153,6132,0071.32%
2012151,6061,9041.27%
2011149,7021,3460.91%
2010148,35634,93730.80%
1990113,4195,3844.98%
1980108,03520,66823.66%
197087,3678,35110.57%
196079,01623,14141.42%
195055,87514,69335.68%
194041,18210,39733.77%
193030,7851,1854.00%
192029,6006,65629.01%
191022,94416,732269.35%
19006,2124,147200.82%
18902,0650.00%

Yellowstone County, Montana Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White140,985
American Indian and Alaska Native6,946
Two or More Races3,897
Some Other Race1,386
Asian1,060
Black or African American1,009
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander61

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

Yellowstone County, Montana Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Yellowstone County, Montana Median Age

38.2


Total

37


Male

39.4


Female

Yellowstone County, Montana Adults

There are 118,838 adults, (23,923 of which are seniors) in Yellowstone County, Montana.

Yellowstone County, Montana Age Dependency

63.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Yellowstone County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

79,043

50.88%

Male

76,301

49.12%

Yellowstone County, Montana Households and Families

Yellowstone County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Yellowstone County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.9%16.1%
All67.8%32.2%
Male63.3%36.7%
Non Family52.2%47.8%
Female48.1%51.9%

67.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Yellowstone County, Montana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All62,4592.4367.8
Married30,3873.0883.9
Non Family23,2241.352.2
Female5,6803.2448.1
Male3,1683.0163.3

3

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Yellowstone County, Montana Households

Yellowstone County, Montana Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9811.87%
9th to 12th Grade5,3555.07%
High School Graduate32,88531.12%
Some College26,24124.83%
Associates Degree8,3297.88%
Bachelors Degree21,54620.39%
Graduate Degree9,3448.84%

Yellowstone County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White95,92290,26129,270
Hispanic3,8113,092375
Native American3,5172,899658
Multiple Races1,5251,426369
Other Race76852575
Asian662554168
Black611472126
Islander5639

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.10%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 30.51%.

Yellowstone County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,239$43,781$27,446
Less Than High School$22,193$30,325$15,152
High School Grad$28,078$37,382$20,854
Some College$32,839$42,006$26,841
Bachelors Degree$44,623$55,595$35,661
Graduate Degree$53,878$68,209$50,486

$35,239

Average Earnings

$43,781

Average Male

$27,446

Average Female

Yellowstone County, Montana Language

Yellowstone County, Montana Language by Age

Yellowstone County, Montana Language

96.42% of Yellowstone County, Montana residents speak only English, while 3.58% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.47% of the population.

Yellowstone County, Montana Poverty

Yellowstone County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White132,39412,2719.27%
Native6,4951,77827.37%
Hispanic7,9541,12014.08%
Multiple3,78461616.28%
Black94816717.62%
Other1,35516312.03%
Asian1,039535.10%

10.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.84%

Male Poverty Rate

11.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Yellowstone County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Yellowstone County, Montana is Native, with 27.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Yellowstone County, Montana is Asian, with 5.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.18%.

Yellowstone County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.48%
High School11.98%
Some College8.47%
Bachelors or Greater3.34%

Yellowstone County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.88%
Male Unemployed23.87%
Female Employed6.99%
Male Employed4.34%

Yellowstone County, Montana Income

Yellowstone County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,032$74,148
Families$70,368$89,407
Married Families$79,209$100,734
Non Families$32,838$45,609

Yellowstone County, Montana Marital Status

Yellowstone County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Yellowstone County, Montana Married by Age and Sex

Yellowstone 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.

Yellowstone County, Montana Marital Status by Race

Yellowstone County, Montana Veterans

Yellowstone County, Montana Veterans by War

13,166

Number of Veterans

11,965

Male Veterans

1,201

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,624
First Gulf War2,726
Second Gulf War1,816
Korea1,111
World War II861

Yellowstone County, Montana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 543,451
65 to 743,089
75+2,869
55 to 642,789
18 to 34968

Yellowstone County, Montana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White12,34311.24%
Indian47711.06%
Hispanic2735.66%
2 or More1256.44%
Other8910.80%
Asian779.28%
Black558.14%

Yellowstone County, Montana Veterans by Education

7.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Yellowstone County, Montana Employment Status

Yellowstone County, Montana Employment by Age

67.7%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Yellowstone County, Montana Employment by Race

Yellowstone County, Montana Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Yellowstone County, Montana

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Billings10428911032360345.79%
Laurel671968651462.17%
Broadview19219310.52%
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