Libby, Montana Population 2020

2,821

Libby is a city located in Montana. With a 2020 population of 2,821, it is the 26th largest city in Montana and the 6415th largest city in the United States. Libby is currently growing at a rate of 1.51% annually and its population has increased by 7.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,628 in 2010. Libby reached it's highest population of 3,286 in 1970. Spanning over 2 miles, Libby has a population density of 1,531 people per square mile.

The average household income in Libby is $53,073 with a poverty rate of 17.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $610 per month, and the median house value is $106,100. The median age in Libby is 45.1 years, 40.5 years for males, and 47.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 119.5 males.

Libby Demographics

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

  • White: 97.93%
  • Other race: 1.16%
  • Two or more races: 0.45%
  • Native American: 0.41%
  • Asian: 0.04%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Libby, Montana is 2,821, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,737.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,628.

Libby, Montana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,60897.93%
Some Other Race311.16%
Two or More Races120.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.41%
Asian10.04%

Libby Population Pyramid 2020

Libby Median Age

45.1


Total

40.5


Male

47.6


Female

Libby Adults

There are 2,149 adults, (640 of whom are seniors) in Libby.

Libby Age Dependency

76.5

Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Libby Sex Ratio

Female

1,213

45.55%

Male

1,450

54.45%

Libby Households and Families

Libby Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Libby Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.5%33.5%
All50.9%49.1%
Non Family47.3%52.7%
Female31.2%68.8%
Male19.5%80.5%

50.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0982.3250.9
Non Family5481.1247.3
Married3913.5466.5
Male822.7819.5
Female774.0831.2

3.46

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

2.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Libby Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1246.59%
9th to 12th Grade24913.23%
High School Graduate64434.22%
Some College34918.54%
Associates Degree21311.32%
Bachelors Degree25613.60%
Graduate Degree472.50%

Libby Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,7901,487303
Hispanic68
Other Race31
Multiple Races1212
Native American1110
Asian1

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.93%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,244$34,943$24,563
Less Than High School$40,460$40,862$
High School Grad$27,813$28,615$24,837
Some College$24,853$21,205$28,036
Bachelors Degree$34,773$35,197$
Graduate Degree$101,397$101,397$

$29,244

Average Earnings

$34,943

Average Male

$24,563

Average Female

Libby Language

Libby Language by Age

Libby Language

94.69% of Libby residents speak only English, while 5.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.58% of the population.

Libby Poverty

Libby Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,43244018.09%
Multiple1212100.00%
Asian11100.00%

17.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.08%

Male Poverty Rate

18.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Libby

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Libby is White, with 18.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.90%.

Name Poverty
Some College19.49%
High School18.94%
Less Than High School9.77%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed61.29%
Female Unemployed60.66%
Male Employed17.87%
Female Employed0.00%

Libby Income

Libby Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,217$53,073
Families$38,056$73,957
Married Families$49,676-
Non Families$21,582$31,687

Libby Marital Status

Libby Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Libby Married by Age and Sex

Libby 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.

Libby Marital Status by Race

Libby Veterans

301

Number of Veterans

286

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam152
Korea52
First Gulf War36
World War II21
Second Gulf War20
Age Group Veterans
75+101
65 to 7498
55 to 6465
35 to 5437
18 to 34

$Libby Veterans by Education

10.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Libby Employment Status

49.4%

Labor Force Participation

43.2%

Employment Rate

11.6%

Unemployment Rate

Libby Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

46.23%

Born in Montana

97.97%

Native Born

2.03%

Foreign Born

1.05%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.97% of Libby residents were born in the United States, with 46.23% having been born in Montana. 1.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,821421.51%
20192,779421.53%
20182,737461.71%
20172,691421.59%
20162,649271.03%
20152,622-16-0.61%
20142,638-26-0.98%
20132,664-6-0.22%
20122,67080.30%
20112,662281.06%
20102,63480.03%
20002,626940.37%
19902,532-216-0.82%
19802,748-538-1.77%
19703,2864581.51%
19602,8280.00%