Ekalaka, Montana Population 2022

390
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Ekalaka is a city located in Carter County Montana. Ekalaka has a 2020 population of 390. It is also the county seat of Carter County. Ekalaka is currently growing at a rate of 1.56% annually and its population has increased by 18.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 330 in 2010.

The average household income in Ekalaka is $51,622 with a poverty rate of 8.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $583 per month, and the median house value is $85,300. The median age in Ekalaka is 57.2 years, 56.5 years for males, and 57.8 years for females.

Ekalaka Demographics

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

  • White: 96.14%
  • Native American: 2.48%
  • Two or more races: 1.38%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Ekalaka, Montana is 390 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 390.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 330.

Ekalaka, Montana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34996.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native92.48%
Two or More Races51.38%
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Ekalaka Population by Race

Ekalaka Population Pyramid $2022

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Ekalaka Median Age

57.2


Total

56.5


Male

57.8


Female

Ekalaka Adults

There are 335 adults, (118 of whom are seniors) in Ekalaka.

Ekalaka Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

54.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

12.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Ekalaka Sex Ratio

Female

175

48.21%

Male

188

51.79%

Ekalaka Population by Age

Ekalaka Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ekalaka Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family49.2%50.8%
All61%39%
Female61.1%38.9%
Married78.7%21.3%
Male100%0%

61.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ekalaka Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2181.5661
Non Family1221.149.2
Married752.1178.7
Female182.3961.1
Male31.33100

2.08

Average Family Size

1.56

Average Household Size

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Ekalaka Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade72.28%
9th to 12th Grade92.93%
High School Graduate12139.41%
Some College7825.41%
Associates Degree3912.70%
Bachelors Degree3310.75%
Graduate Degree206.51%
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Ekalaka Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ekalaka Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White29728150
Native American55
2+ Races553

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 2+ races people with a rate of 60.00%.

Ekalaka Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,917$40,625$32,000
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$40,972$45,833$21,250
Some College$34,375$35,469$29,167
Bachelors Degree$38,750$$40,625
Graduate Degree$83,333$$

$36,917

Average Earnings

$40,625

Average Male

$32,000

Average Female

Ekalaka Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ekalaka Language by Age

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Ekalaka Language

99.44% of Ekalaka residents speak only English, while 0.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.56% of the population.

Ekalaka Language

Ekalaka Poverty by Race

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8.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.73%

Male Poverty Rate

8.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ekalaka

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ekalaka is White, with 8.62% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.42%.

Ekalaka Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.00%
High School11.43%
Some College5.13%
Bachelors or Greater1.96%

Ekalaka Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed5.56%
Male Employed1.04%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Ekalaka Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ekalaka Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,000$51,622
Families$59,500$65,907
Married Families$63,125-
Non Families$19,875$38,920
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Income by Household Type

Ekalaka Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.4%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Ekalaka Married by Age and Sex

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Ekalaka 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.

Ekalaka Marital Status by Race

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Ekalaka Marital Status

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35

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea11
Vietnam8
First Gulf War8
Second Gulf War5
World War II2

Ekalaka Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+19
35 to 548
55 to 646
65 to 742
18 to 34

Ekalaka Veterans by Age

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Ekalaka Veterans by Race

Ekalaka Veterans by Education

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2.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ekalaka Veterans by Education

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57.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Ekalaka Employment by Age

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Ekalaka Employment by Race

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Ekalaka 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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48.21%

Born in Ekalaka

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Ekalaka residents were born in the United States, with 48.21% 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.

Ekalaka Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202239061.56%
202138461.59%
202037861.61%
201937261.64%
201836692.52%
2017357144.08%
201634392.69%
20153340.00%
20143340.00%
2013334-1-0.30%
2012335113.40%
2011324-6-1.82%
20103300.00%

Ekalaka Population by Year