Miles City, Montana Population 2020

8,125
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Miles City is a city located in Montana. With a 2020 population of 8,125, it is the 12th largest city in Montana and the 3572nd largest city in the United States. Miles City is currently declining at a rate of -1.68% annually and its population has decreased by -3.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,410 in 2010. Miles City reached it's highest population of 9,665 in 1960. Spanning over 3 miles, Miles City has a population density of 2,417 people per square mile.

The average household income in Miles City is $67,376 with a poverty rate of 14.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $767 per month, and the median house value is $160,000. The median age in Miles City is 40 years, 39.1 years for males, and 41.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.7 males.

Miles City Demographics

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

  • White: 93.98%
  • Two or more races: 3.06%
  • Native American: 1.21%
  • Black or African American: 0.84%
  • Other race: 0.58%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.24%
  • Asian: 0.09%
The current population of Miles City, Montana is 8,125, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,403.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,410.

Miles City, Montana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,97693.98%
Two or More Races2603.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native1031.21%
Black or African American710.84%
Some Other Race490.58%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.24%
Asian80.09%
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Miles City Population by Race

Miles City Population Pyramid 2020

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Miles City Median Age

40


Total

39.1


Male

41.7


Female

Miles City Adults

There are 6,682 adults, (1,623 of whom are seniors) in Miles City.

Miles City Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Miles City Sex Ratio

Female

4,358

51.35%

Male

4,129

48.65%

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
Married85.4%14.6%
All65.4%34.6%
Male62.4%37.6%
Female50.9%49.1%
Non Family50.2%49.8%

65.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Miles City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6502.2365.4
Non Family1,5661.2550.2
Married1,5103.0885.4
Female4012.750.9
Male1732.6362.4

2.86

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Miles City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1903.19%
9th to 12th Grade2974.99%
High School Graduate1,70328.60%
Some College1,62727.32%
Associates Degree68511.50%
Bachelors Degree94415.85%
Graduate Degree5098.55%
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Miles City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Miles City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,5565,1881,436
Hispanic19417317
Multiple Races18610717
Native American3636
Black1813
Other Race1717
Islander14
Asian88

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 25.85%.

Miles City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,007$46,956$29,454
Less Than High School$26,105$27,778$25,872
High School Grad$31,055$39,815$29,355
Some College$36,868$55,417$24,042
Bachelors Degree$41,813$52,639$39,256
Graduate Degree$52,679$61,058$45,463

$37,007

Average Earnings

$46,956

Average Male

$29,454

Average Female

Miles City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Miles City Language by Age

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Miles City Language

97.26% of Miles City residents speak only English, while 2.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.60% of the population.

Miles City Language

Miles City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,5441,02013.52%
Multiple2539035.57%
Native634673.02%
Hispanic278186.47%

14.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.16%

Male Poverty Rate

15.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Miles City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Miles City is Native, with 73.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Miles City is Hispanic, with 6.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.10%.

Miles City Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School24.63%
Some College11.27%
Less Than High School9.92%
Bachelors or Greater6.01%

Miles City Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed31.37%
Female Unemployed29.82%
Female Employed6.96%
Male Employed5.21%

Miles City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Miles City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,991$67,376
Families$69,500$85,325
Married Families$83,682-
Non Families$29,429$40,319
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Income by Household Type

Miles City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

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 45-54, 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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706

Number of Veterans

625

Male Veterans

81

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War217
Vietnam190
First Gulf War107
Korea106
World War II17

Miles City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+219
55 to 64143
35 to 54137
65 to 74109
18 to 3498

Miles City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White70611.16%
Hispanic3416.27%

Miles City Veterans by Race

Miles City Veterans by Education

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12.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Miles City Veterans by Education

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65.8%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

3.5%

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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63.71%

Born in Montana

98.88%

Native Born

1.12%

Foreign Born

0.15%

Non Citizen

0.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.88% of Miles City residents were born in the United States, with 63.71% having been born in Montana. 0.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Miles City Place of Birth

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

Miles City Population by Year