Polson is a city located in Lake County Montana. Polson has a 2020 population of 5,198. It is also the county seat of Lake County. Polson is currently growing at a rate of 0.89% annually and its population has increased by 13.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,589 in 2010.
The average household income in Polson is $49,528 with a poverty rate of 19.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $727 per month, and the median house value is $187,200. The median age in Polson is 36.5 years, 32.3 years for males, and 46.3 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Polsonwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 51.61%.
97.10% of Polson residents speak only English, while 2.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.11% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Polson is Hispanic, with 51.77% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Polson is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.93%.
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Born in Polson
96.83% of Polson residents were born in the United States, with 53.19% having been born in Montana. 1.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.