Sidney, Montana Population 2024

5,971

Sidney is a city located in Richland County and McKenzie County Montana. Sidney has a 2024 population of 5,971. It is also the county seat of Richland County. Sidney is currently declining at a rate of -1.61% annually and its population has decreased by -6.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,363 in 2020.

The average household income in Sidney is $84,971 with a poverty rate of 9.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sidney is 39.4 years, 40.2 years for males, and 38.4 years for females.

Sidney Demographics

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

  • White: 85.97%
  • Two or more races: 7.62%
  • Other race: 4.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.74%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
State
Montana
Land Area (mi²)
3.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,816.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.16% (-392)
The current population of Sidney, Montana is 5,971 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,363.

Sidney, Montana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,37985.97%
Two or more races4777.62%
Other race2744.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1091.74%
Native American180.29%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Sidney Population by Race

Sidney Population Pyramid 2024

Sidney Median Age

39.4

Total

40.2

Male

38.4

Female

Sidney Adults

There are 4,644 adults, (908 of whom are seniors) in Sidney.

Sidney Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Sidney Sex Ratio

Female3,24751.89%
Male3,01048.11%

Sidney Population by Age

Sidney Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,5162.476238
Non Family1,1871.284753
Married1,0763.2776.823.2
Female1904.9877.422.6
Male633.6347.652.4

3.47

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

62.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sidney Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade380.92%
9th to 12th Grade1433.46%
High School Graduate1,81843.93%
Some College1,21429.34%
Associates Degree48311.67%
Bachelors Degree3348.07%
Graduate Degree1082.61%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sidney Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sidney Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,5373,373442
Hispanic2862710
Other Race2051900
2+ Races1881880
Islander1091090
Native American18160

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.5%.

Sidney Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$43,832$58,524$33,839
Less Than 9th Grade$47,935$48,804$0
High School Graduate$38,319$46,875$32,375
Some College$45,613$72,460$22,031
Bachelors Degree$56,818$58,710$40,648
Graduate Degree$70,417$52,500$80,184

$43,832

Average Earnings

$58,524

Average Male

$33,839

Average Female

Sidney Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sidney Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sidney Language

95.23% of Sidney residents speak only English, while 4.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.97% of the population.

Sidney Language

Sidney Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,15654510.57%
Hispanic4415111.56%
Native18211.11%

9.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.98%

Male Poverty Rate

11.2%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sidney

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sidney is Hispanic, with 11.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sidney is White, with 10.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.75%.

Sidney Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.31%
Some College14.26%
Bachelors or Greater7.69%
High School7.08%

Sidney Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed50.72%
Female Unemployed6.06%
Female Employed3.37%
Male Employed2.52%

Sidney Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sidney Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$56,696$84,971
Families$88,750$107,457
Married Families$103,100$-999,999,999
Non Families$33,327$53,550

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sidney Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Sidney Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sidney 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 55-64.

Sidney Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sidney Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

307

Number of Veterans

273

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War129
Second Gulf War87
Vietnam49
Korea29
World War II0

Sidney Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54100
55 to 6481
75+51
18 to 3445
65 to 7430

Sidney Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2977.37%
Hispanic226.32%
2+ Races103.56%

Sidney Veterans by Race

Sidney Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sidney Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.7%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Sidney Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sidney Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sidney Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

54.26%

Born in Sidney

96.58%

Native Born

3.42%

Foreign Born

3.42%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.58% of Sidney residents were born in the United States, with 54.26% having been born in Montana. 3.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sidney Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,481-98-1.76%
20285,579-98-1.73%
20275,677-98-1.7%
20265,775-98-1.67%
20255,873-98-1.64%
20245,971-98-1.61%
20236,069-98-1.59%
20226,167-78-1.25%
20216,245-118-1.85%
20206,3631081.73%
20196,255-18-0.29%
20186,273-94-1.48%
20176,367-202-3.08%
20166,569-273-3.99%
20156,8423385.2%
20146,5042013.19%
20136,3032944.89%
20126,0094297.69%
20115,5802494.67%
20105,33155711.67%
20004,774-443-8.49%
19905,217-509-8.89%
19805,7261,18326.04%
19704,543-21-0.46%
19604,56457714.47%
19503,9871,00933.88%
19402,97800%
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Sidney Population by Year