Big Sandy, Montana Population 2020

573

Big Sandy is a city located in Montana. With a 2020 population of 573, it is the 79th largest city in Montana and the 12740th largest city in the United States. Big Sandy is currently declining at a rate of -0.87% annually and its population has decreased by -4.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 598 in 2010. Big Sandy reached it's highest population of 612 in 2012. Spanning over 0 miles, Big Sandy has a population density of 1,202 people per square mile.

The average household income in Big Sandy is $54,160 with a poverty rate of 15.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $356 per month, and the median house value is $94,700. The median age in Big Sandy is 46.8 years, 51.4 years for males, and 42.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.9 males.

Big Sandy Demographics

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

  • White: 91.84%
  • Native American: 4.93%
  • Two or more races: 2.66%
  • Asian: 0.57%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Big Sandy, Montana is 573, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 583.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 598.

Big Sandy, Montana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White48491.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native264.93%
Two or More Races142.66%
Asian30.57%

Big Sandy Population Pyramid 2020

Big Sandy Median Age

46.8


Total

51.4


Male

42.3


Female

Big Sandy Adults

There are 426 adults, (134 of whom are seniors) in Big Sandy.

Big Sandy Age Dependency

80.5

Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Big Sandy Sex Ratio

Female

265

50.28%

Male

262

49.72%

Big Sandy Households and Families

Big Sandy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Big Sandy Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married87.1%12.9%
All77.9%22.1%
Female75%25%
Non Family66.3%33.7%

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2172.377.9
Married1012.9287.1
Non Family981.2466.3
Male104.8100
Female84.3875

3.13

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

7.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Big Sandy Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade41.04%
9th to 12th Grade328.29%
High School Graduate14437.31%
Some College7018.13%
Associates Degree359.07%
Bachelors Degree6917.88%
Graduate Degree328.29%

Big Sandy Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White365332101
Native American1212
Multiple Races63
Asian33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,250$23,250$18,393
Less Than High School$$2,500$
High School Grad$18,438$20,455$15,938
Some College$19,479$48,333$16,625
Bachelors Degree$41,250$56,250$37,813
Graduate Degree$26,667$24,167$50,625

$21,250

Average Earnings

$23,250

Average Male

$18,393

Average Female

Big Sandy Language

Big Sandy Language by Age

Big Sandy Language

100.00% of Big Sandy residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Big Sandy Poverty

Big Sandy Poverty by Race

15.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.79%

Male Poverty Rate

13.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Big Sandy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Big Sandy is White, with 16.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Big Sandy is White, with 16.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.30%.

Name Poverty
High School18.75%
Less Than High School13.89%
Some College8.57%
Bachelors or Greater2.97%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed12.10%
Male Employed11.25%

Big Sandy Income

Big Sandy Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,321$54,160
Families$52,188$61,804
Married Families$57,917-
Non Families$25,357$43,560

Big Sandy Marital Status

Big Sandy Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Big Sandy Married by Age and Sex

Big Sandy Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Big Sandy Marital Status by Race

Big Sandy Veterans

45

Number of Veterans

45

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam20
Second Gulf War7
Korea4
First Gulf War4
World War II2

$Big Sandy Veterans by Education

24.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Big Sandy Employment Status

65.4%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

0.7%

Unemployment Rate

Big Sandy Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

73.62%

Born in Montana

98.29%

Native Born

1.71%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.29% of Big Sandy residents were born in the United States, with 73.62% having been born in Montana. 0.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020573-5-0.87%
2019578-5-0.86%
2018583-3-0.51%
2017586-5-0.85%
2016591-1-0.17%
2015592-14-2.31%
201460630.50%
2013603-9-1.47%
2012612162.68%
2011596-1-0.17%
20105970.00%