Chinook, Montana Population 2022

1,218
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Chinook is a city located in Blaine County Montana. Chinook has a 2020 population of 1,218. It is also the county seat of Blaine County. Chinook is currently declining at a rate of -0.98% annually but its population has increased by 1.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,206 in 2010.

The average household income in Chinook is $54,396 with a poverty rate of 16.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $496 per month, and the median house value is $130,100. The median age in Chinook is 47.2 years, 50.2 years for males, and 44.7 years for females.

Chinook Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Chinookwas:

  • White: 87.32%
  • Native American: 7.85%
  • Other race: 2.46%
  • Black or African American: 1.80%
  • Two or more races: 0.57%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Chinook, Montana is 1,218 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,218.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,206.

Chinook, Montana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White92387.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native837.85%
Some Other Race262.46%
Black or African American191.80%
Two or More Races60.57%
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Chinook Population by Race

Chinook Population Pyramid $2022

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Chinook Median Age

47.2


Total

50.2


Male

44.7


Female

Chinook Adults

There are 844 adults, (239 of whom are seniors) in Chinook.

Chinook Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Chinook Sex Ratio

Female

510

48.25%

Male

547

51.75%

Chinook Population by Age

Chinook Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chinook Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female50%50%
Non Family60.1%39.9%
All65.8%34.2%
Married73.2%26.8%
Male100%0%

65.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chinook Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5881.865.8
Non Family3561.0360.1
Married1903.0573.2
Male262100
Female163.8150

2.98

Average Family Size

1.8

Average Household Size

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Chinook Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade202.53%
9th to 12th Grade405.07%
High School Graduate24531.05%
Some College20626.11%
Associates Degree678.49%
Bachelors Degree15419.52%
Graduate Degree577.22%
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Chinook Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chinook Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White692637200
Native American494911
Other Race2621
Black1919
Hispanic149
2+ Races33

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 white people with a rate of 28.90%.

Chinook Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,167$47,574$30,938
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$23,919$21,375$30,625
Some College$28,182$38,750$
Bachelors Degree$60,455$64,135$43,083
Graduate Degree$54,911$$

$34,167

Average Earnings

$47,574

Average Male

$30,938

Average Female

Chinook Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chinook Language by Age

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Chinook Language

97.80% of Chinook residents speak only English, while 2.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.20% of the population.

Chinook Language

Chinook Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White92312013.00%
Native833542.17%
Black1919100.00%
OtherNaN%

16.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.36%

Male Poverty Rate

17.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chinook

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chinook is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.30%.

Chinook Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.67%
Some College21.98%
High School9.80%
Bachelors or Greater1.90%

Chinook Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed36.36%
Female Employed8.14%
Male Employed3.17%

Chinook Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chinook Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,855$54,396
Families$71,667$85,929
Married Families$88,804-
Non Families$27,727$33,846
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Income by Household Type

Chinook Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Chinook Married by Age and Sex

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Chinook Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Chinook Marital Status by Race

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Chinook Marital Status

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127

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War40
Vietnam31
Korea24
World War II12
Second Gulf War12

Chinook Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+53
65 to 7427
35 to 5427
55 to 6420
18 to 34

Chinook Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White12216.33%
Hispanic535.71%
Other Race519.23%

Chinook Veterans by Race

Chinook Veterans by Education

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9.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chinook Veterans by Education

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67%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Chinook Employment by Age

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Chinook Employment by Race

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Chinook 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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65.37%

Born in Chinook

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Chinook residents were born in the United States, with 65.37% having been born in Montana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Chinook Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20221,218-12-0.98%
20211,230-12-0.97%
20201,242-12-0.96%
20191,254-12-0.95%
20181,266100.80%
20171,25650.40%
20161,25170.56%
20151,244-5-0.40%
20141,249141.13%
20131,235-9-0.72%
20121,244241.97%
20111,220141.16%
20101,2060.00%

Chinook Population by Year