Helena Valley West Central, Montana Population 2022

8,082
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Helena Valley West Central is a city located in Montana. Helena Valley West Central has a 2020 population of 8,082. Helena Valley West Central is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 2.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,883 in 2010.

The average household income in Helena Valley West Central is $86,989 with a poverty rate of 4.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,283 per month, and the median house value is $257,200. The median age in Helena Valley West Central is 42 years, 42.8 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

Helena Valley West Central Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Helena Valley West Centralwas:

  • White: 90.90%
  • Two or more races: 6.14%
  • Native American: 1.41%
  • Asian: 0.81%
  • Black or African American: 0.58%
  • Other race: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Helena Valley West Central, Montana is 8,082 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,082.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,883.

Helena Valley West Central, Montana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,31090.90%
Black or African American470.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native1131.41%
Asian650.81%
Some Other Race130.16%
Two or More Races4946.14%
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Helena Valley West Central Population by Race

Helena Valley West Central Population Pyramid 2022

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Helena Valley West Central Median Age

38.7


Total

41.2


Male

37.1


Female

Helena Valley West Central Adults

There are 5,839 adults, (1,435 of whom are seniors) in Helena Valley West Central.

Helena Valley West Central Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50

Child Dependency Ratio

Helena Valley West Central Sex Ratio

Female

3,926

48.82%

Male

4,116

51.18%

Helena Valley West Central Population by Age

Helena Valley West Central Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Helena Valley West Central Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93%7%
All88.1%11.9%
Male86.4%13.6%
Non Family84.8%15.2%
Female61.1%38.9%

88.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Helena Valley West Central Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7162.9588.1
Married1,6763.593
Male594.9286.4
Female2034.4761.1
Non Family7781.2284.8

3.56

Average Family Size

2.95

Average Household Size

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Helena Valley West Central Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade500.94%
9th to 12th Grade1272.40%
High School Graduate1,45027.39%
Some College1,31724.88%
Associates Degree54710.33%
Bachelors Degree1,04219.69%
Graduate Degree76014.36%
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Helena Valley West Central Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Helena Valley West Central Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race444
Native American727255
Asian464627
White4,8644,7101,670
2+ Races23521246
Black55
Hispanic7878

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Helena Valley West Central Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,876$45,771$39,611
Less Than 9th Grade$25,938$$30,167
High School Graduate$25,523$25,165$25,773
Some College$39,038$42,425$31,812
Bachelors Degree$57,857$71,346$41,000
Graduate Degree$68,935$73,750$61,343

$42,876

Average Earnings

$45,771

Average Male

$39,611

Average Female

Helena Valley West Central Earnings by Educational Attainment

Helena Valley West Central Language by Age

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Helena Valley West Central Language

96.89% of Helena Valley West Central residents speak only English, while 3.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.74% of the population.

Helena Valley West Central Language

Helena Valley West Central Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black471123.40%
White7,1262773.89%
Other13NaN%
Hispanic1922110.94%
Multiple494183.64%

4.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.09%

Male Poverty Rate

3.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Helena Valley West Central

The race most likely to be in poverty in Helena Valley West Central is Black, with 23.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Helena Valley West Central is Multiple, with 3.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.89%.

Helena Valley West Central Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.69%
High School6.48%
Some College3.97%
Bachelors or Greater0.67%

Helena Valley West Central Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.23%
Male Unemployed27.94%
Female Employed1.10%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Helena Valley West Central Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Helena Valley West Central Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$74,632$94,705
Families$99,107$111,219
Married Families$108,182-
Non Families$41,012$53,388
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Income by Household Type

Helena Valley West Central Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.4%

Male Marriage Rate

62.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Helena Valley West Central Married by Age and Sex

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Helena Valley West Central 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 35-44.

Helena Valley West Central Marital Status by Race

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Helena Valley West Central Marital Status

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1,027

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War241
First Gulf War202
Vietnam250
Korea34
World War II14

Helena Valley West Central Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34123
35 to 54180
55 to 64253
65 to 74127
75+344

Helena Valley West Central Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White87716.15%
Native American5576.39%
2+ Races9533.69%
Hispanic3836.19%

Helena Valley West Central Veterans by Race

Helena Valley West Central Veterans by Education

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2.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Helena Valley West Central Veterans by Education

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66.1%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Helena Valley West Central Employment by Age

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Helena Valley West Central Employment by Race

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Helena Valley West Central 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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63.63%

Born in Helena Valley West Central

97.13%

Native Born

2.87%

Foreign Born

1.60%

Non Citizen

1.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.13% of Helena Valley West Central residents were born in the United States, with 63.63% having been born in Montana. 1.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Helena Valley West Central Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20107,8830.00%
20118,2813985.05%
20128,293120.14%
20138,4091161.40%
20148,502931.11%
20158,564620.73%
20168,7531892.21%
20178,622-131-1.50%
20188,277-345-4.00%
20198,082-195-2.36%
20208,0820.00%
20218,0820.00%
20228,0820.00%

Helena Valley West Central Population by Year