Libby, Montana Population 2022

2,881
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Libby is a city located in Lincoln County Montana. Libby has a 2020 population of 2,881. It is also the county seat of Lincoln County. Libby is currently growing at a rate of 1.19% annually and its population has increased by 9.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,627 in 2010.

The average household income in Libby is $60,118 with a poverty rate of 19.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $631 per month, and the median house value is $132,200. The median age in Libby is 46.2 years, 48.9 years for males, and 45.5 years for females.

Libby Demographics

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

  • White: 92.49%
  • Native American: 3.44%
  • Other race: 2.33%
  • Black or African American: 1.18%
  • Two or more races: 0.52%
  • Asian: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Libby, Montana is 2,881 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,881.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,627.

Libby, Montana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,50092.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native933.44%
Some Other Race632.33%
Black or African American321.18%
Two or More Races140.52%
Asian10.04%
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Libby Population by Race

Libby Population Pyramid $2022

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Libby Median Age

46.2


Total

48.9


Male

45.5


Female

Libby Adults

There are 2,168 adults, (609 of whom are seniors) in Libby.

Libby Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Libby Sex Ratio

Female

1,403

51.91%

Male

1,300

48.09%

Libby Population by Age

Libby Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Libby Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female15.2%84.8%
Non Family51.1%48.9%
All63.2%36.8%
Married82.8%17.2%
Male83.3%16.7%

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Libby Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1082.3363.2
Married5173.1982.8
Non Family4741.151.1
Female993.6515.2
Male182.7283.3

3.21

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Libby Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1155.97%
9th to 12th Grade1849.56%
High School Graduate74738.81%
Some College31316.26%
Associates Degree26313.66%
Bachelors Degree20710.75%
Graduate Degree964.99%
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Libby Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Libby Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,7371,516303
Hispanic13560
Other Race63
Native American3836
2+ Races1414
Asian1

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.44%.

Libby Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,119$32,604$26,282
Less Than 9th Grade$40,771$40,824$
High School Graduate$26,032$26,947$24,537
Some College$26,698$$27,018
Bachelors Degree$29,615$33,594$
Graduate Degree$102,222$$

$28,119

Average Earnings

$32,604

Average Male

$26,282

Average Female

Libby Earnings by Educational Attainment

Libby Language by Age

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Libby Language

93.94% of Libby residents speak only English, while 6.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.11% of the population.

Libby Language

Libby Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,27940117.60%
Native878294.25%
Multiple1414100.00%
Asian11100.00%
OtherNaN%

19.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.71%

Male Poverty Rate

22.23%

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 Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.64%.

Libby Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School21.81%
Some College18.93%
Less Than 9th Grade6.59%
Bachelors or Greater3.33%

Libby Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed86.05%
Female Unemployed77.08%
Male Employed13.13%
Female Employed10.60%

Libby Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Libby Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,802$60,118
Families$48,947$82,890
Married Families$51,467-
Non Families$22,059$29,112
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Income by Household Type

Libby Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Libby Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Libby Marital Status by Race

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Libby Marital Status

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314

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam148
First Gulf War59
Korea21
Second Gulf War20
World War II15

Libby Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74108
75+76
55 to 6475
35 to 5455
18 to 34

Libby Veterans by Age

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Libby Veterans by Race

Libby Veterans by Education

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13.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Libby Veterans by Education

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54.6%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Libby Employment by Age

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Libby Employment by Race

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Libby 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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43.84%

Born in Libby

95.01%

Native Born

4.99%

Foreign Born

1.63%

Non Citizen

3.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.01% of Libby residents were born in the United States, with 43.84% having been born in Montana. 1.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Libby Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20222,881341.19%
20212,847341.21%
20202,813341.22%
20192,779341.24%
20182,745391.44%
20172,706441.65%
20162,662301.14%
20152,632-15-0.57%
20142,647-24-0.90%
20132,671-6-0.22%
20122,677120.45%
20112,665381.45%
20102,62710.00%
20002,626940.37%
19902,532-216-0.82%
19802,748-538-1.77%
19703,2864581.51%
19602,8280.00%

Libby Population by Year