Big Sky, Montana Population 2024

2,919

Big Sky is a city located in Montana. Big Sky has a 2024 population of 2,919. Big Sky is currently declining at a rate of 0% annually and its population has decreased by 0% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 0 in 2020.

The average household income in Big Sky is $135,106 with a poverty rate of 8%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Big Sky is 37.5 years, 38.8 years for males, and 36.9 years for females.

Big Sky Demographics

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

  • White: 93.8%
  • Two or more races: 3.6%
  • Other race: 1.75%
  • Native American: 0.69%
  • Black or African American: 0.17%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Montana
Land Area (mi²)
427.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
6.80/sq mi
The current population of Big Sky, Montana is 2,919 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.

Big Sky, Montana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,73893.8%
Two or more races1053.6%
Other race511.75%
Native American200.69%
Black or African American50.17%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Big Sky Population by Race

Big Sky Population Pyramid 2024

Big Sky Median Age

37.5

Total

38.8

Male

36.9

Female

Big Sky Adults

There are 2,366 adults, (256 of whom are seniors) in Big Sky.

Big Sky Age Dependency

38.3

Age Dependency Ratio

12.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Big Sky Sex Ratio

Female1,40448.1%
Male1,51551.9%

Big Sky Population by Age

Big Sky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2512.2572.227.8
Married5942.6986.413.6
Non Family5481.6353.646.4
Female892.7994.45.6
Male204.156040

2.69

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

72.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Big Sky Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade00%
9th to 12th Grade411.85%
High School Graduate32014.4%
Some College36516.43%
Associates Degree1868.37%
Bachelors Degree88039.6%
Graduate Degree43019.35%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Big Sky Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Big Sky Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,0182,0031,234
Hispanic1219534
2+ Races444428
Other Race343418
Native American20200
Black550

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 63.64%.

Big Sky Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$45,242$53,371$41,776
Less Than 9th Grade$31,653$31,653$0
High School Graduate$45,167$0$45,111
Some College$39,196$63,393$31,771
Bachelors Degree$49,500$66,176$40,326
Graduate Degree$45,615$0$46,148

$45,242

Average Earnings

$53,371

Average Male

$41,776

Average Female

Big Sky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Big Sky Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Big Sky Language

99.18% of Big Sky residents speak only English, while 0.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.47% of the population.

Big Sky Language

Big Sky Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,4772008.07%
Hispanic2733312.09%

8%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.71%

Male Poverty Rate

11.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Big Sky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Big Sky is Hispanic, with 12.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Big Sky is White, with 8.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.84%.

Big Sky Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College4.17%
Bachelors or Greater3.36%
High School3.13%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Big Sky Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed10.01%
Male Employed2.9%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Big Sky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Big Sky Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$98,934$135,106
Families$129,276$170,744
Married Families$135,786$-999,999,999
Non Families$63,393$86,735

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Big Sky Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

56.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Big Sky Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Big Sky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Big Sky Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Big Sky Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

56

Number of Veterans

56

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam27
Second Gulf War24
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Big Sky Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 3424
65 to 7422
75+10
35 to 540
55 to 640

Big Sky Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White562.47%

Big Sky Veterans by Race

Big Sky Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Big Sky Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

78.3%

Labor Force Participation

77.7%

Employment Rate

0.7%

Unemployment Rate

Big Sky Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Big Sky Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Big Sky Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

17.85%

Born in Big Sky

91.85%

Native Born

8.15%

Foreign Born

6.82%

Non Citizen

1.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.85% of Big Sky residents were born in the United States, with 17.85% having been born in Montana. 6.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Big Sky Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,91900%

Big Sky Population by Year