Colstrip, Montana Population 2024

1,984

Colstrip is a city located in Rosebud County Montana. Colstrip has a 2024 population of 1,984. Colstrip is currently declining at a rate of -1.29% annually and its population has decreased by -5.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,090 in 2020.

The average household income in Colstrip is $93,118 with a poverty rate of 7.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Colstrip is 41.8 years, 45.7 years for males, and 38.7 years for females.

Colstrip Demographics

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

  • White: 77.31%
  • Native American: 12.89%
  • Two or more races: 4.98%
  • Other race: 3.48%
  • Asian: 1.33%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Montana
Land Area (mi²)
4.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
490.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.07% (-106)
The current population of Colstrip, Montana is 1,984 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,090.

Colstrip, Montana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,79977.31%
Native American30012.89%
Two or more races1164.98%
Other race813.48%
Asian311.33%
Black or African American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Native American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Colstrip Population by Race

Colstrip Population Pyramid 2024

Colstrip Median Age

41.8

Total

45.7

Male

38.7

Female

Colstrip Adults

There are 1,635 adults, (220 of whom are seniors) in Colstrip.

Colstrip Age Dependency

64.5

Age Dependency Ratio

15.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Colstrip Sex Ratio

Female1,16650.11%
Male1,16149.89%

Colstrip Population by Age

Colstrip Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9412.4783.616.4
Married5233.2791.68.4
Non Family3481.1478.721.3
Female493.1640.859.2
Male213.0566.733.3

3.24

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

83.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Colstrip Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade422.71%
9th to 12th Grade301.94%
High School Graduate46129.8%
Some College40826.37%
Associates Degree22414.48%
Bachelors Degree23815.38%
Graduate Degree1449.31%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Colstrip Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Colstrip Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,2001,128281
Native American13913953
Hispanic1071070
2+ Races828229
Other Race81810
Asian191919

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Colstrip Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$60,129$81,923$42,596
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$59,567$82,857$23,977
Some College$72,250$86,393$42,857
Bachelors Degree$42,414$47,411$41,250
Graduate Degree$67,500$64,375$71,750

$60,129

Average Earnings

$81,923

Average Male

$42,596

Average Female

Colstrip Earnings by Educational Attainment

Colstrip Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Colstrip Language

92.2% of Colstrip residents speak only English, while 7.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.94% of the population.

Colstrip Language

Colstrip Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,641955.79%
Native2998227.42%

7.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.51%

Male Poverty Rate

9.7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colstrip

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colstrip is Native, with 27.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colstrip is White, with 5.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.87%.

Colstrip Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.83%
High School15.65%
Some College3.16%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Colstrip Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Colstrip Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Colstrip Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$87,321$93,118
Families$110,110$108,918
Married Families$112,784$-999,999,999
Non Families$53,571$66,185

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Colstrip Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

62.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.1%

Male Marriage Rate

60.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Colstrip Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Colstrip 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 45-54.

Colstrip Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Colstrip Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

248

Number of Veterans

187

Male Veterans

61

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War138
Second Gulf War71
Vietnam61
Korea0
World War II0

Colstrip Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6499
35 to 5497
75+36
65 to 7416
18 to 340

Colstrip Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White15611.87%
Native American7654.68%
2+ Races1619.51%

Colstrip Veterans by Race

Colstrip Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.4%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colstrip Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.7%

Labor Force Participation

67.2%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Colstrip Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Colstrip Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Colstrip 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

53.33%

Born in Colstrip

97.21%

Native Born

2.79%

Foreign Born

1.33%

Non Citizen

1.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.21% of Colstrip residents were born in the United States, with 53.33% having been born in Montana. 1.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Colstrip Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,851-27-1.44%
20281,878-26-1.37%
20271,904-27-1.4%
20261,931-26-1.33%
20251,957-27-1.36%
20241,984-26-1.29%
20232,010-27-1.33%
20222,03740.2%
20212,033-57-2.73%
20202,090-157-6.99%
20192,247-22-0.97%
20182,269-46-1.99%
20172,315-9-0.39%
20162,324-23-0.98%
20152,34770.3%
20142,34070.3%
20132,333-9-0.38%
20122,342612.67%
20112,281562.52%
20102,22500%

Colstrip Population by Year