Plains, Montana Population 2020

1,149

Plains is a city located in Montana. With a 2020 population of 1,149, it is the 52nd largest city in Montana and the 9767th largest city in the United States. Plains is currently growing at a rate of 1.86% annually and its population has increased by 9.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,048 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Plains has a population density of 1,870 people per square mile.

The average household income in Plains is $42,614 with a poverty rate of 22.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $687 per month, and the median house value is $131,100. The median age in Plains is 46.7 years, 44.6 years for males, and 47.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.3 males.

Plains Demographics

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

  • White: 97.87%
  • Native American: 1.46%
  • Black or African American: 0.67%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Plains, Montana is 1,149, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,107.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,048.

Plains, Montana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White87497.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native131.46%
Black or African American60.67%

Plains Population Pyramid 2020

Plains Median Age

46.7


Total

44.6


Male

47.6


Female

Plains Adults

There are 747 adults, (195 of whom are seniors) in Plains.

Plains Age Dependency

61.8

Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Plains Sex Ratio

Female

455

50.95%

Male

438

49.05%

Plains Households and Families

Plains Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Plains Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married56.3%43.7%
Female50%50%
All48.1%51.9%
Male46.2%53.8%
Non Family40.9%59.1%

48.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3952.1948.1
Non Family1861.1540.9
Married1583.1256.3
Female382.5350
Male13546.2

2.84

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

8.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Plains Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade172.58%
9th to 12th Grade558.36%
High School Graduate32649.54%
Some College13119.91%
Associates Degree355.32%
Bachelors Degree6610.03%
Graduate Degree284.26%

Plains Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White64657494
Hispanic1010
Native American22

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 14.55%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,193$31,548$21,250
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$28,000$31,250$20,385
Some College$30,188$56,429$
Bachelors Degree$49,167$47,917$63,750
Graduate Degree$30,938$$

$30,193

Average Earnings

$31,548

Average Male

$21,250

Average Female

Plains Language

Plains Language by Age

Plains Language

99.88% of Plains residents speak only English, while 0.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.12% of the population.

Plains Poverty

Plains Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White84018922.50%
Black66100.00%

22.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.36%

Male Poverty Rate

17.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Plains

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Plains is White, with 22.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.72%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School45.16%
High School21.77%
Some College12.88%
Bachelors or Greater2.20%
Name Poverty
Female Employed21.52%
Male Unemployed14.29%
Male Employed3.77%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Plains Income

Plains Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,715$42,614
Families$43,438$49,357
Married Families$44,125-
Non Families$19,722$30,699

Plains Marital Status

Plains Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Plains Married by Age and Sex

Plains Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Plains Marital Status by Race

Plains Veterans

89

Number of Veterans

79

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam49
First Gulf War12
Second Gulf War10
Korea8
World War II

$Plains Veterans by Education

27.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Plains Employment Status

54.2%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Plains 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

36.95%

Born in Montana

99.22%

Native Born

0.78%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.22% of Plains residents were born in the United States, with 36.95% having been born in Montana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,149211.86%
20191,128211.90%
20181,107161.47%
20171,091211.96%
20161,070141.33%
20151,0560.00%
20141,05610.09%
20131,055-6-0.57%
20121,06180.76%
20111,053121.15%
20101,0410.00%