Yellowstone County, Montana Population 2018

Yellowstone County, Montana's estimated population is 158,980 with a growth rate of 0.84% 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
2017156,332-2,648-1.67%
2017158,9801,3320.84%
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
White142,087
American Indian and Alaska Native6,655
Two or More Races4,314
Black or African American1,113
Some Other Race1,056
Asian960
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander147

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

Yellowstone County, Montana Population Pyramid 2018

1,0002,0003,0004,0005,0006,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,0005,0006,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Yellowstone County, Montana Median Age

38.3


Total

37.1


Male

39.4


Female

Yellowstone County, Montana Adults

There are 119,414 adults, (24,533 of whom are seniors) in Yellowstone County, Montana.

Yellowstone County, Montana Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Yellowstone County, Montana Sex Ratio

Female

79,464

50.83%

Male

76,868

49.17%

Yellowstone County, Montana Households and Families

Yellowstone County, Montana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Yellowstone County, Montana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.9%16.1%
All68%32%
Male61.2%38.8%
Non Family52.3%47.7%
Female49.5%50.5%

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Yellowstone County, Montana Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All64,0202.3968
Married31,4513.0583.9
Non Family23,7641.2852.3
Female5,6543.0449.5
Male3,1512.9461.2

2.95

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

6.8%

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 Grade2,0241.90%
9th to 12th Grade5,4815.15%
High School Graduate32,36030.40%
Some College25,48423.94%
Associates Degree8,9258.39%
Bachelors Degree22,32420.98%
Graduate Degree9,8339.24%

Yellowstone County, Montana Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White96,41790,65530,339
Hispanic3,9022,999456
Native American3,4532,947593
Multiple Races1,5761,479397
Black657546143
Asian646519256
Other Race626482153
Islander9978

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.02%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 39.63%.

Yellowstone County, Montana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,299$45,320$28,479
Less Than High School$24,404$31,309$16,934
High School Grad$30,358$40,120$21,480
Some College$34,306$43,910$27,355
Bachelors Degree$45,301$56,375$36,613
Graduate Degree$54,304$65,947$50,741

$36,299

Average Earnings

$45,320

Average Male

$28,479

Average Female

Yellowstone County, Montana Language

Yellowstone County, Montana Language by Age

Yellowstone County, Montana Language

96.48% of Yellowstone County, Montana residents speak only English, while 3.52% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.45% of the population.

Yellowstone County, Montana Poverty

Yellowstone County, Montana Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White132,69811,9879.03%
Native6,2081,68727.17%
Hispanic8,0841,10713.69%
Multiple4,22184920.11%
Black1,04412111.59%
Other926525.62%
Asian940262.77%

10.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.76%

Male Poverty Rate

11.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Yellowstone County, Montana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Yellowstone County, Montana is Native, with 27.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Yellowstone County, Montana is Asian, with 2.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.29%.

Yellowstone County, Montana Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.18%
High School11.94%
Some College8.60%
Bachelors or Greater3.66%

Yellowstone County, Montana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.56%
Male Unemployed17.98%
Female Employed7.20%
Male Employed4.40%

Yellowstone County, Montana Income

Yellowstone County, Montana Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,955$78,139
Families$72,370$94,544
Married Families$81,940$106,230
Non Families$33,958$47,469

Yellowstone County, Montana Marital Status

Yellowstone County, Montana Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Yellowstone County, Montana Marital Status by Race


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

Yellowstone County, Montana Veterans

Yellowstone County, Montana Veterans by War

11,927

Number of Veterans

11,109

Male Veterans

818

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,483
First Gulf War2,527
Second Gulf War1,661
Korea953
World War II689

Yellowstone County, Montana Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 743,023
35 to 542,956
75+2,570
55 to 642,486
18 to 34892

Yellowstone County, Montana Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White11,23010.16%
Indian3708.83%
Hispanic3046.14%
2 or More1748.14%
Other6710.14%
Black617.88%
Asian253.30%

Yellowstone County, Montana Veterans by Education

6.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Yellowstone County, Montana Employment Status

Yellowstone County, Montana Employment by Age

67.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

3.5%

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