Miles City, Montana Population 2022

7,847
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Miles City is a city located in Custer County Montana. Miles City has a 2020 population of 7,847. It is also the county seat of Custer County. Miles City is currently declining at a rate of -1.74% annually and its population has decreased by -6.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,396 in 2010.

The average household income in Miles City is $67,376 with a poverty rate of 13.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $907 per month, and the median house value is $159,800. The median age in Miles City is 40 years, 39.1 years for males, and 41.7 years for females.

Miles City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Miles Citywas:

  • White: 93.63%
  • Two or more races: 2.88%
  • Native American: 0.99%
  • Black or African American: 0.96%
  • Asian: 0.66%
  • Other race: 0.62%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.26%
The current population of Miles City, Montana is 7,847 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,847.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,396.

Miles City, Montana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,83993.63%
Black or African American800.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native830.99%
Asian550.66%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.26%
Some Other Race520.62%
Two or More Races2412.88%
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Miles City Population by Race

Miles City Population Pyramid 2022

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Miles City Median Age

41.7


Total

39.8


Male

43.9


Female

Miles City Adults

There are 6,648 adults, (1,680 of whom are seniors) in Miles City.

Miles City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Miles City Sex Ratio

Female

4,352

51.98%

Male

4,020

48.02%

Miles City Population by Age

Miles City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Miles City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.3%21.7%
All62.7%37.3%
Male59%41%
Female49.6%50.4%
Non Family49.4%50.6%

62.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Miles City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5802.2462.7
Married1,5862.9578.3
Male1613.0359
Female3473.1449.6
Non Family1,4861.1949.4

2.86

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Miles City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1762.93%
9th to 12th Grade2424.03%
High School Graduate1,67227.86%
Some College1,57326.21%
Associates Degree62610.43%
Bachelors Degree1,14019.00%
Graduate Degree5729.53%
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Miles City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Miles City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,5705,3011,665
2+ Races19011247
Hispanic19918447
Native American2525
Other Race1414
Black3224
Asian4412
Islander16

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 white people with a rate of 29.89%.

Miles City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,485$40,152$32,571
Less Than 9th Grade$27,023$28,553$25,844
High School Graduate$30,777$39,028$27,432
Some College$34,880$44,000$24,505
Bachelors Degree$42,009$36,905$45,129
Graduate Degree$47,386$53,750$46,169

$36,485

Average Earnings

$40,152

Average Male

$32,571

Average Female

Miles City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Miles City Language by Age

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Miles City Language

94.76% of Miles City residents speak only English, while 5.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.92% of the population.

Miles City Language

Miles City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native613252.46%
Multiple2336628.33%
White7,36695212.92%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic322144.35%

13.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.18%

Male Poverty Rate

13.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Miles City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Miles City is Native, with 52.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Miles City is Hispanic, with 4.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.71%.

Miles City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.92%
High School21.89%
Some College11.49%
Bachelors or Greater4.80%

Miles City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.12%
Male Unemployed15.29%
Female Employed8.73%
Female Unemployed23.40%

Miles City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Miles City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,571$68,909
Families$74,038$88,041
Married Families$84,291-
Non Families$29,844$37,574
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Income by Household Type

Miles City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Miles City Married by Age and Sex

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Miles City 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.

Miles City Marital Status by Race

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Miles City Marital Status

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791

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War299
First Gulf War182
Vietnam179
Korea69
World War II7

Miles City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34129
35 to 54208
55 to 64147
65 to 74135
75+172

Miles City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White78412.50%
2+ Races73.23%
Hispanic5024.39%

Miles City Veterans by Race

Miles City Veterans by Education

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8.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Miles City Veterans by Education

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66.4%

Labor Force Participation

63.5%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Miles City Employment by Age

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Miles City Employment by Race

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Miles City 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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61.31%

Born in Miles City

97.69%

Native Born

2.31%

Foreign Born

0.57%

Non Citizen

1.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.69% of Miles City residents were born in the United States, with 61.31% having been born in Montana. 0.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Miles City Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19104,6970.00%
19207,9373,2405.39%
19307,175-762-1.00%
19407,3131380.19%
19509,2431,9302.37%
19609,6654220.45%
19709,023-642-0.68%
19809,6025790.62%
19908,461-1,141-1.26%
20008,487260.03%
20108,396-91-0.11%
20118,467710.85%
20128,499320.38%
20138,572730.86%
20148,6911191.39%
20158,747560.64%
20168,575-172-1.97%
20178,490-85-0.99%
20188,403-87-1.02%
20198,264-139-1.65%
20208,125-139-1.68%
20217,986-139-1.71%
20227,847-139-1.74%

Miles City Population by Year