Butte-Silver Bow (balance), Montana Population 2024

36,265

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) is a city located in Beaverhead County, Deer Lodge County, Granite County, Jefferson County, Madison County, and Silver Bow County Montana. Butte-Silver Bow (balance) has a 2024 population of 36,265. Butte-Silver Bow (balance) is currently growing at a rate of 1.19% annually and its population has increased by 4.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 34,567 in 2020.

The average household income in Butte-Silver Bow (balance) is $79,558 with a poverty rate of 15.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Butte-Silver Bow (balance) is 40.2 years, 38.8 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Butte-Silver Bow (balance) was:

  • White: 92.42%
  • Two or more races: 4.5%
  • Native American: 1.98%
  • Asian: 0.49%
  • Other race: 0.44%
  • Black or African American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
State
Montana
Land Area (mi²)
715.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
50.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.91% (1,698)
The current population of Butte-Silver Bow (balance), Montana is 36,265 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 34,567.

Butte-Silver Bow (balance), Montana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White32,01392.42%
Two or more races1,5604.5%
Native American6861.98%
Asian1710.49%
Other race1510.44%
Black or African American530.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander40.01%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Population by Race

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Population Pyramid 2024

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Median Age

40.2

Total

38.8

Male

41.6

Female

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Adults

There are 27,606 adults, (6,739 of whom are seniors) in Butte-Silver Bow (balance).

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Age Dependency

66

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Sex Ratio

Female16,82548.57%
Male17,81351.43%

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Population by Age

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All14,7752.2670.229.8
Non Family6,8441.2158.741.3
Married6,0723.0686.713.3
Female1,1763.565644
Male6833.3163.336.7

3.08

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

70.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5712.4%
9th to 12th Grade9754.09%
High School Graduate8,03233.72%
Some College5,57123.39%
Associates Degree2,0538.62%
Bachelors Degree4,42418.57%
Graduate Degree2,1919.2%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White21,68220,3676,299
Hispanic95383161
2+ Races751738214
Native American4924147
Other Race11911910
Asian1069252
Black403328
Islander440

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 70%.

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$40,370$48,139$33,301
Less Than 9th Grade$16,632$0$16,547
High School Graduate$29,894$39,188$23,673
Some College$34,208$40,286$31,317
Bachelors Degree$57,293$64,533$52,930
Graduate Degree$70,882$86,090$62,679

$40,370

Average Earnings

$48,139

Average Male

$33,301

Average Female

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Earnings by Educational Attainment

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Language

97.41% of Butte-Silver Bow (balance) residents speak only English, while 2.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.93% of the population.

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Language

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White30,0324,33614.44%
Native65137858.06%
Hispanic1,59729518.47%
Multiple1,50526217.41%
Asian1706538.24%
Other1504731.33%
Black441534.09%

15.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.7%

Male Poverty Rate

15.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Butte-Silver Bow (balance)

The race most likely to be in poverty in Butte-Silver Bow (balance) is Native, with 58.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Butte-Silver Bow (balance) is White, with 14.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.5%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.94%.

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.63%
High School16.38%
Some College13.19%
Bachelors or Greater6.46%

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed45.21%
Female Unemployed42.68%
Male Employed9.98%
Female Employed9.49%

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$56,522$79,558
Families$74,671$104,956
Married Families$90,710$-999,999,999
Non Families$36,333$48,538

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) 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.

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,635

Number of Veterans

2,380

Male Veterans

255

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam937
Second Gulf War661
First Gulf War486
Korea83
World War II11

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+672
65 to 74624
35 to 54599
55 to 64469
18 to 34271

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2,4619.52%
Native American7413.45%
Hispanic746.87%
2+ Races738.8%
Other Race2720.93%

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Veterans by Race

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) 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

70.21%

Born in Butte-Silver Bow (balance)

98.51%

Native Born

1.49%

Foreign Born

0.71%

Non Citizen

0.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.51% of Butte-Silver Bow (balance) residents were born in the United States, with 70.21% having been born in Montana. 0.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202938,3874241.12%
202837,9634251.13%
202737,5384241.14%
202637,1144251.16%
202536,6894241.17%
202436,2654251.19%
202335,8404241.2%
202235,4165031.44%
202134,9133461%
202034,5673751.1%
201934,1921300.38%
201834,062-88-0.26%
201734,150880.26%
201634,062230.07%
201534,039-56-0.16%
201434,0951870.55%
201333,9081150.34%
201233,793760.23%
201133,7171860.55%
201033,531-361-1.07%
200033,8925561.67%
199033,336-3,869-10.4%
198037,20513,83759.21%
197023,368-4,509-16.17%
196027,877-5,374-16.16%
195033,251-3,830-10.33%
194037,081-2,451-6.2%
193039,532-2,079-5%
192041,6112,4466.25%
191039,1658,69528.54%
190030,47019,747184.16%
189010,7237,360218.85%
18803,36300%
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Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Population by Year