Miles City, Montana Population 2020

8,237

Miles City is a city located in Montana. With a 2020 population of 8,237, it is the 12th largest city in Montana and the 3546th largest city in the United States. Miles City is currently declining at a rate of -0.94% annually and its population has decreased by -2.06% 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 2,450 people per square mile.

The average household income in Miles City is $66,088 with a poverty rate of 11.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $760 per month, and the median house value is $150,500. The median age in Miles City is 39.4 years, 38 years for males, and 41.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.0 males.

Miles City Demographics

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

  • White: 93.97%
  • Two or more races: 2.30%
  • Native American: 2.29%
  • Black or African American: 0.76%
  • Other race: 0.42%
  • Asian: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Miles City, Montana is 8,237, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,393.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,410.

Miles City, Montana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,05993.97%
Two or More Races1972.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native1962.29%
Black or African American650.76%
Some Other Race360.42%
Asian190.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.05%

Miles City Population Pyramid 2020

Miles City Median Age

39.4


Total

38


Male

41.4


Female

Miles City Adults

There are 6,698 adults, (1,550 of whom are seniors) in Miles City.

Miles City Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Miles City Sex Ratio

Female

4,398

51.28%

Male

4,178

48.72%

Miles City Households and Families

Miles City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Miles City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
All66.2%33.8%
Male58%42%
Non Family52.5%47.5%
Female51.8%48.2%

66.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6292.2766.2
Married1,5283.0284.6
Non Family1,5081.2852.5
Female3882.8251.8
Male2052.8358

2.82

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Miles City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1542.59%
9th to 12th Grade2684.51%
High School Graduate1,78930.11%
Some College1,73629.22%
Associates Degree75312.67%
Bachelors Degree76312.84%
Graduate Degree4798.06%

Miles City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,5795,2071,194
Multiple Races15511524
Hispanic15214723
Native American808015
Black1914
Asian1919
Other Race1010

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 21.40%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,330$45,433$29,793
Less Than High School$25,489$$25,707
High School Grad$28,951$41,103$24,946
Some College$34,219$47,656$25,610
Bachelors Degree$45,152$52,250$43,030
Graduate Degree$51,181$50,313$57,578

$36,330

Average Earnings

$45,433

Average Male

$29,793

Average Female

Miles City Language

Miles City Language by Age

Miles City Language

96.83% of Miles City residents speak only English, while 3.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.01% of the population.

Miles City Poverty

Miles City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,62089311.72%
Native1273225.20%
Multiple1812312.71%
Asian191368.42%
Hispanic240104.17%

11.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.51%

Male Poverty Rate

13.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Miles City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Miles City is Asian, with 68.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Miles City is Hispanic, with 4.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.03%.

Name Poverty
High School18.27%
Less Than High School14.65%
Some College8.87%
Bachelors or Greater3.61%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.93%
Male Unemployed25.37%
Female Employed6.35%
Male Employed4.34%

Miles City Income

Miles City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,746$66,088
Families$73,388$80,910
Married Families$82,456-
Non Families$30,951$41,154

Miles City Marital Status

Miles City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Miles City Married by Age and Sex

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

Miles City Veterans

725

Number of Veterans

648

Male Veterans

77

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam195
Second Gulf War179
First Gulf War105
Korea96
World War II44

$Miles City Veterans by Education

10.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Miles City Employment Status

68.5%

Labor Force Participation

66.5%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Miles City 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

64.67%

Born in Montana

98.75%

Native Born

1.25%

Foreign Born

0.21%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.75% of Miles City residents were born in the United States, with 64.67% having been born in Montana. 0.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,237-78-0.94%
20198,315-78-0.93%
20188,393-93-1.10%
20178,486-78-0.91%
20168,564-174-1.99%
20158,738490.56%
20148,6891181.38%
20138,571730.86%
20128,498310.37%
20118,467700.83%
20108,397-90-0.11%
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%