Big Sandy, Montana Population 2022

511
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Big Sandy is a city located in Chouteau County Montana. Big Sandy has a 2020 population of 511. Big Sandy is currently declining at a rate of -3.22% annually and its population has decreased by -13.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 594 in 2010.

The average household income in Big Sandy is $57,986 with a poverty rate of 12.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $95,900. The median age in Big Sandy is 42 years, 44.9 years for males, and 38 years for females.

Big Sandy Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Big Sandywas:

  • White: 77.55%
  • Two or more races: 11.46%
  • Native American: 5.02%
  • Asian: 3.77%
  • Black or African American: 2.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Big Sandy, Montana is 511 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 511.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 594.

Big Sandy, Montana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49477.55%
Black or African American142.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native325.02%
Asian243.77%
Two or More Races7311.46%
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Big Sandy Population by Race

Big Sandy Population Pyramid 2022

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Big Sandy Median Age

42.3


Total

36.4


Male

43.2


Female

Big Sandy Adults

There are 498 adults, (123 of whom are seniors) in Big Sandy.

Big Sandy Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Big Sandy Sex Ratio

Female

349

54.79%

Male

288

45.21%

Big Sandy Population by Age

Big Sandy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Big Sandy Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female88.9%11.1%
Married73.5%26.5%
All66.4%33.6%
Non Family50.5%49.5%

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Big Sandy Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2292.6766.4
Married983.373.5
Male149.21100
Female182.7888.9
Non Family991.1150.5

3.85

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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Big Sandy Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade122.75%
9th to 12th Grade4510.32%
High School Graduate17941.06%
Some College5713.07%
Associates Degree296.65%
Bachelors Degree7817.89%
Graduate Degree368.26%
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Big Sandy Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Big Sandy Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian151512
White357312102
Black1414
Native American3232
2+ Races186

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 asian people with a rate of 80.00%.

Big Sandy Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,625$30,469$30,750
Less Than 9th Grade$2,500$$2,500
High School Graduate$32,188$$31,563
Some College$31,250$41,786$16,667
Bachelors Degree$40,625$26,250$40,982
Graduate Degree$33,125$26,250$54,583

$30,625

Average Earnings

$30,469

Average Male

$30,750

Average Female

Big Sandy Earnings by Educational Attainment

Big Sandy Language by Age

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Big Sandy Language

97.32% of Big Sandy residents speak only English, while 2.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.68% of the population.

Big Sandy Language

Big Sandy Poverty by Race

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12.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.81%

Male Poverty Rate

13.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Big Sandy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Big Sandy is White, with 16.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Big Sandy is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.14%.

Big Sandy Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.53%
High School3.35%
Some College11.63%
Bachelors or Greater12.28%

Big Sandy Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.86%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed7.10%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Big Sandy Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Big Sandy Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,137$55,769
Families$56,250$65,742
Married Families$74,500-
Non Families$36,250$42,059
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Income by Household Type

Big Sandy Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

55.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Big Sandy Married by Age and Sex

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Big Sandy Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Big Sandy Marital Status by Race

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Big Sandy Marital Status

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25

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War6
First Gulf War4
Vietnam5
Korea5
World War II

Big Sandy Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 346
35 to 544
55 to 642
65 to 743
75+10

Big Sandy Veterans by Age

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Big Sandy Veterans by Race

Big Sandy Veterans by Education

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16.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Big Sandy Veterans by Education

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63.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

Big Sandy Employment by Age

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Big Sandy Employment by Race

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Big Sandy Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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68.76%

Born in Big Sandy

94.35%

Native Born

5.65%

Foreign Born

2.83%

Non Citizen

2.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.35% of Big Sandy residents were born in the United States, with 68.76% having been born in Montana. 2.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Big Sandy Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20105940.00%
20115940.00%
2012609152.53%
2013600-9-1.48%
201460220.33%
2015589-13-2.16%
2016588-1-0.17%
2017580-8-1.36%
2018579-1-0.17%
2019562-17-2.94%
2020545-17-3.02%
2021528-17-3.12%
2022511-17-3.22%

Big Sandy Population by Year