Superior, Montana Population 2024

1,002

Superior is a city located in Mineral County Montana. Superior has a 2024 population of 1,002. It is also the county seat of Mineral County. Superior is currently growing at a rate of 4.37% annually and its population has increased by 20.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 834 in 2020.

The average household income in Superior is $54,484 with a poverty rate of 9%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Superior is 60.7 years, 63.9 years for males, and 57.6 years for females.

Superior Demographics

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

  • White: 92.78%
  • Two or more races: 6.88%
  • Black or African American: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Montana
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,049.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
20.14% (168)
The current population of Superior, Montana is 1,002 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 834.

Superior, Montana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White80992.78%
Two or more races606.88%
Black or African American20.23%
Native American10.11%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Superior Population by Race

Superior Population Pyramid 2024

Superior Median Age

60.7

Total

63.9

Male

57.6

Female

Superior Adults

There are 730 adults, (360 of whom are seniors) in Superior.

Superior Age Dependency

135.7

Age Dependency Ratio

97.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Superior Sex Ratio

Female45952.64%
Male41347.36%

Superior Population by Age

Superior Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4201.987426
Married2162.7684.315.7
Non Family1711.0359.640.4
Male181.781000
Female151.876040

2.63

Average Family Size

1.98

Average Household Size

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Superior Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade71.02%
9th to 12th Grade273.92%
High School Graduate28341.13%
Some College15021.8%
Associates Degree8211.92%
Bachelors Degree9814.24%
Graduate Degree415.96%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Superior Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Superior Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White625597123
2+ Races514716
Hispanic10100
Black210
Native American100

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 31.37%.

Superior Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$33,125$34,196$28,889
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$28,393$28,542$28,194
Some College$40,500$65,750$39,583
Bachelors Degree$36,500$47,583$25,875
Graduate Degree$0$10,833$48,542

$33,125

Average Earnings

$34,196

Average Male

$28,889

Average Female

Superior Earnings by Educational Attainment

Superior Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Superior Language

98.9% of Superior residents speak only English, while 1.1% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.61% of the population.

Superior Language

Superior Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White765749.67%
Native11100%

9%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.36%

Male Poverty Rate

13.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Superior

The race most likely to be in poverty in Superior is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Superior is White, with 9.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.54%.

Superior Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School12.55%
Some College9.73%
Less Than 9th Grade4%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Superior Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed8.57%
Male Unemployed5%
Female Employed4.08%
Female Unemployed0%

Superior Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Superior Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$42,632$54,484
Families$62,917$67,782
Married Families$60,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$30,625$35,043

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Superior Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Superior Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Superior Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Superior Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Superior Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

135

Number of Veterans

116

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam83
First Gulf War24
Korea11
Second Gulf War3
World War II0

Superior Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7462
75+33
35 to 5424
55 to 6416
18 to 340

Superior Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White13520%
Hispanic981.82%

Superior Veterans by Race

Superior Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Superior Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

41.3%

Labor Force Participation

38.6%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Superior Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Superior Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Superior 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

44.84%

Born in Superior

98.62%

Native Born

1.38%

Foreign Born

0.92%

Non Citizen

0.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.62% of Superior residents were born in the United States, with 44.84% having been born in Montana. 0.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Superior Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,212423.59%
20281,170423.72%
20271,128423.87%
20261,086424.02%
20251,044424.19%
20241,002424.37%
2023960424.58%
2022918343.85%
2021884506%
2020834-40-4.58%
2019874202.34%
2018854161.91%
2017838202.44%
2016818-13-1.56%
2015831-2-0.24%
2014833-8-0.95%
2013841202.44%
2012821-13-1.56%
2011834161.96%
201081800%

Superior Population by Year